Essays Tagged: "Coney Island"

Reign of John Mackie.

. He yearned for a way to obtain some of that profit for the town and even for himself.The beach at Coney Island Point was booming because it was the close to Manhattan by boat. When Boss Tweed became ... in his corrupt friends to begin an era of lawlessness, they began spending their summer weekends at Coney Island Point. Pickpockets, confidence men, gamblers, strong-arm men and rowdies began to mingl ...

(13 pages) 21 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Leisure in the female working-class during Industrialization VS Jimmy Carter surrounding the Depression

ar routes expanded out even further than before, most working-class could enjoy time at places like Coney Island on a Saturday or Sunday. With booming industry, jobs, cheap amusements, working-class w ... eatly. The working class would enjoy more racy activities such as dance halls, excursions, ragtime, Coney Island, dining out, expensive shopping sprees, social clubs, liquor, and men. While, Carter an ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The title is Coney Island: The Prozac of the Early 20th Century. .

Troi IronsHist 202BProfessor Endy1-29-07Coney Island: The Prozac of the Early 20th CenturyImmigrants, factory workers, and middle to upper c ... , while the better off individuals needed a vacation from the demands of the structures of society. Coney Island became this universal Prozac by which people could forget their troubles "in the intens ... by which people could forget their troubles "in the intense sensations of the moment". (Kasson, 81)Coney Island began in 1829, as a mere "seaside seclusion" for wealthy people. It had the usual utili ...

(4 pages) 1047 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gatsby Party Scene Importance

d even when he tries to have some fun with a friend he fails. When he mentions the idea of going to Coney Island with Nick, Nick just replies by saying that it is too late. When he asks to take a plun ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald