Essays Tagged: "philadelphia pennsylvania"

Pre-Civil War Study Notes 1776-1861. A comprehensive guide to major events, laws, and important people before the Civil War.

at which delegates from 12 states wrote the Constitution of the United States. At the convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the delegates abandoned the Articles of Confederation, the first constit ... tates of America. The Constitution was drawn up by 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia during the summer of 1787 and ratified by the states in 1788. The Constitution defines ...

(5 pages) 132 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Bill Cosby.

Bill Cosby was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1937. He was the oldest of four boys. He had three brothers, ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Modal Jazz Musician John Coltrane's influence on Jazz.

d entered their presence. In 1943, Coltrane - or "Trane" as he was affectionately called - moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where his love of music reached new heights. In 1945 he was enlisted into ... pie's big band (where he would play the Alto Saxophone). In April of 1951 John Coltrane returned to Philadelphia for school. It would not be a stretch to say that John Coltrane was one of the most inf ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Bill Cosby, the biography of the comedian.

all time today is Bill Cosby. Bill or known as William Henry Cosby Jr. was born on July 12, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest son of four sons of William (Senior) and Anna Pearl. H ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Independence Shawl: The Unveiling Of A Hidden Paradox Based on Independence Hall in American Memory (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002) by Charlene Mires

States. The building is known as Independence Hall, which is located in the nation's old capitol of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Many people do not realize the true significance of the building, for th ... ditions, and even rioting at times. "When the union (General Trades Union of the City and County of Philadelphia) engaged in nation's first general strike in 1835, laborers paraded to Independence Squ ...

(8 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Constitutional Convention

im Pd. 7 10/6/02In May of 1787, a group of representatives from all the states but one, gathered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to discuss and revise the Articles of Confederation. Some of the most pro ...

(1 pages) 60 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A comparison of the United States Constitution And The Declaration of Independence

ed symbols of liberty and Thomas Jefferson's most enduring monument. "Each colony sent delegates to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1774 to form the First Continental Congress. Although the colonies wer ...

(3 pages) 158 0 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Story from an Irish immigrant

and I to the US from Bacu, Ireland for better jobs and education, so we moved to a big city called Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. My oldest brother's name is Jacob and he is 26. The other brother is 24 ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Heating Up the Big Apple

Bridgeport, Connecticut, reported 28 degrees Fahrenheit, Newark, New Jersey 34 degrees Fahrenheit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 36 degrees Fahrenheit, Atlantic City, New Jersey 28 degrees Fahrenheit, a ... ntained in the same way as thermometers at other ASOS sites, including those in Bridgeport, Newark, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and Baltimore. The heat island effect that has caused elevated minimum ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Articles of Confederation

nfederation was the first constitution of the United States of America. The Continental Congress in Philadelphia Pennsylvania first drafted the Articles of Confederation in 1777. A man named John Dick ... federation.Alexander Hamilton successfully proposed that the states be invited to send delegates to Philadelphia to render the constitution of the Federal Government adequate to the exigencies of the ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


ut a killer vine. Kudzu was introduced to the United States in 1876 at the centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Hollis 1 of 3). Japan imported kudzu to landscape their elaborate garden ...

(6 pages) 27 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William Bartram and His Travels through the Southeastern United States.

BiographyWilliam Bartram was born on April 20, 1739 in Kingsessing, the area now known as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ("Family Background," par 1). Bartram "was the seventh of eleven children ... rces of his father's personal library, the library of the Darby Meeting, and the Library Company of Philadelphia ("Early Life," par 1). At the age of thirteen, he entered the Philadelphia Academy, and ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Constitutional Compromises

the spring of 1787, delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies arrived at Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with intent to revise or replace the Articles of Confederation. During t ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Thematic Essay: Amendments to Constitution

ion which was completed on September 17, 1787 with its adoption by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was later ratified by special conventions in each state is the supre ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Workplace Case Study

ed in 1841 by two brothers, E. Irvin and Clarence Scott who opened and operated the business out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The brothers started the company as a means of improving sanitary condit ... corporate headquarters. The elimination of over 11,000 employees was a painful blow for the town of Philadelphia which depended on the company for resources. They did not realize the underlying agenda ...

(7 pages) 158 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Trading Places

Trading Places The movie Trading Places takes place in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. We first see Louis Winthorp III going to his work, to whom he works for t ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Grafitti The Art Of Vandalism

urrent identity started to form. The history of the underground art form movement may have begun in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the mid to late '60s. The writers who are credited with the first ...

(10 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Special Successful Pattern of Urban Outfitters

1. IntroductionIn Urban Outfitters flagship store of Philadelphia, manager Laura O'Conner is showing a skirt which printed with pattern of sheep to custo ... The company was co-founded by Richard A. Hayne and Scott A. Belair in 1970 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It operates through two segments, Retail and Wholesale. The Retail segme ..., 2006-10-03.[7]Jonathan Valania. Clothes Make the Man, 2003.[8] Philip Kotler and Gary Armstrong. [M]. , 2005.[9]. ...

(19 pages) 40 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Constitutional Convention & Federalists

The Constitutional Convention was held during the hot summer of 1787 in town of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At this convention, delegates from twelve different states came together ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Donald barthelme

American writers" (Harte and Riley, 41). He was born April 7, 1931 to Donald and Helen Barthelme in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Barthelme had a wide range of careers during his lifetime. He worked as a ...

(4 pages) 821 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies