Chicago Essay Examples

Homelessness in Chicago

Homelessness is a very serious problem in every major city in the United States, especially Chicago. Over the course of a year, between 2.3 and 3.5 million people experience homelessness nationwide and approximately 166,000 people experience homelessness in the Chicago Metropolitan area. (CCH) These numbers are astounding, but as a resident of the city I […]

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Hewlett-Packard – The Flight of the Kittyhawk

The technology industry is a market of change, due to innovative breakthroughs. But for the firms in this sector, the challenge is to predict success. The disk drive industry provides some characteristics of how changes can cause certain types of firms to succeed or fail in choosing for instance a disruptive or a sustaining innovation. […]

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To What Extent Can Media Reporting Be Objective

This essay will try to answer the question if objectivity in the media exists nowadays or not. It will start with analyzing the exact meaning of the adjective “objective” referencing to the media as well as comparing this meaning with a similar term. It will briefly cover the history of the idea of non-partisan press […]

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Hillary Diane Rodham

i. Background Hillary Diane Rodham was born on October 26, 1947 in Illinois, Chicago. Her father, Hugh Ellsworth Rodham, operated a small but successful business in the textile industry while her mother, Dorothy Emma Howell was a homemaker. Politically, she was inspired strongly by her high school history teacher, who got her to read a […]

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The Civil Rights Movements

Clearly, Dr King had a large impact on how the Civil Rights Movement was perceived by other Americans and by people around the world. His ability to speak eloquently and thoughtfully gave him a high profile in the age of television. His speeches during the Montgomery Bus Boycott maintained morale among the local African American […]

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Governor Kathleen Blanco

In a speech given on Wednesday September 14 2005, Governor Kathleen Blanco addressed the Joint Session of the Louisiana State Legislature in Baton Rouge, Louisiana about hurricane Katrina’s aftermath. The audience included President George W. Bush, the Speaker, members of the House and Senate, clergy members, commanding officers, and honored guests. In her address, Kathleen […]

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The Wild Side of North American Prehistory

The American public’s interest in the fantastic secrets locked away in the new found North American was at it height in the early 1800s. There were many people wiling to step up and fill the public’s taste of adventure and mystery buried in their neighboring hills. The people couldn’t get enough of the fantastic. These […]

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HIST 2_Chapter 16-19

______ were/was essential to the culture, religion, and sustenance of the Plains Indians. Bison In 1851, the government negotiated a new policy with the Plains tribes based on the divide-and-conquer strategy. This was known as the “______” policy. Concentration Policy Which of the following was the law passed by Congress in 1882 that prohibited Chinese […]

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Who is to blame for crime: the individual or society

With a big amount of criminal’s records, people are now more concerning about the reason for committing crime. However, who should we blame for the increasing number of crimes? Is it the individual problems or social problems? Should we say it is people problems in society or people in problem society? According to Gottfredson and […]

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To What extent was Prohibition doomed to fail from its inception

By the 16th January 1920 the policy of National Prohibition, which banned the production, export, import, transportation and sale of alcohol came into effect and applied to all parts of the USA, with only Rhode Island, New Jersey and Connecticut rejecting it. “Prohibition began as a temporary wartime measure to protect the morals of soldiers […]

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Peter Browning and Continental White Cap

Peter Browning assumed the management of Continental White Cap, which was a division of the Continental Group, Inc. Browning was recognized as a very powerful and influential leader that had assumed and completed strenuous assignments in his prior history with Continental. In his new role, Browning would need to revitalize a division of Continental which […]

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The Bauhaus

Seventy years after its foundation in Wiemar, the Bauhaus has become a concept. The respect that it commands is associated above all with the design it pioneered one that we now describe as the Bauhaus style. The teachers at the Bauhaus acquired fame including attracting what were to be the most legionary artists of all […]

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There Are No Children Here

The streets of Chicago have always been riddled with gang violence and poverty in African American communities. Dominic A. Pacyga’s novel Chicago: A Biography explores the obstacles faced by blacks during the evolving of Chicago through accounts of public housing, street gangs, education, and Juvenile delinquency. The film There Are No Children Here tells the […]

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Technological Innovations in Bank of Africa

This study sets out to ascertain customers’ perception on the effect of IT innovations or electronic delivery channels in Bank of Africa (U) Ltd. The study specifically, examined the extent of bank’s innovativeness in information technology in B. O. A; the level of service delivery in B. O. A in relation to IT innovations and […]

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Why Oprah Winfrey Is Important

American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist Oprah Gail Winfrey was born in the rural town of Kosciusko, Mississippi, on January 29, 1954 to Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey. Vernita and Vernon had Oprah at a young age and never were married to each other during the time of Oprah’s birth. Oprah Winfrey had a […]

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Plan B – College Essay

For more than 6 years not the citizens of Chicago were able to purchase the emergency contraception called Plan B or commonly known as “The Morning after Pill”. The rule first was put in place by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich after state officials received complaints that pharmacists were refusing to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception, […]

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Different Opinions from Barbara Ehrenreich and David Brooks

Barbara Ehrenreich, the author of Nickel and Dimed did an investigation about living conditions of workers who were regarded as unskilled and low-wage employees. Ehrenreich also wanted to figure out how millions of women are able to survive on $6 or $7 an hour after welfare reform (Ehrenreich 1). The article The Limits of Policy […]

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Power, Greed and Glory on Wall Street

Lewis Glucksman, the co-chief executive officer of Lehman Broth-ers Kuhn Loeb, a short, rumpled man with the face of a Russian general, who was disparaged by Wall Street blue bloods as a lowly ”trader,” Lew Glucksman would leave the lunch table determined to remove Peter G. Peterson, his imperious co-C. E. O. at the venerable […]

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John Smith and Herbert Hoover

Both John Smith and Herbert Hoover, lost their most important elections because of the erroneous perception by the American people. In 1928, Smith was believed to be an agent of Rome and a corrupt New Tammany politician who did not have the best interests of the country at heart. In 1932, President Hoover was perceived […]

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School Uniforms in the USA

I. Introduction A. The Idea of Identity The idea of identity is one of the most compelling concepts psychology and the humanities. It is in fact closely tied with the concept of individuality, which in turn drives the desire to be one’s own person with one’s own individuality. History shows that the youth throughout the […]

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New City, New Frontier: The Lower East Side as Wild, Wild West

Neil Smith’s article, “New City, New Frontier: The Lower East Side as Wild, Wild West” discusses the core of what may be characterized as the revitalization of the urban frontier in New York City, with a detailed and intricate exposition and emphasis on the very concepts of the frontier myth and the process of gentrification. […]

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Refco – College Essay

I. History of Refco Refco is a financial services company in New York, predominantly recognized as a broker of commodities and futures contracts. In 1969, Refco was established as Ray E. Friedman and Co. Refco owned greater than $4 billion in about 200,000 consumer accounts before its breakdown in October 2005, and it was the […]

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