Los Angeles Essays

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Despite the competition derived from proximity, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Anaheim Angel both maintain financial success. Rather than one team dominating the market in ticket sales, both have a profitable organization. Every year, both teams manage to generate a substantial revenue – despite sharing a city. The population forms an allegiance with one team or the other for a multitude of reasons. The Los Angeles Dodgers had an average attendance of 51,396 fans per game in 2009 (sportsnetwork….

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Implications of Information Technology on Lapd

Los Angeles is one of the cities in the United States, in the year 2010; the city is approximated to have a population of four million people, with an area of four hundred and sixty eight square miles. In 1869, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) was created to serve the area. Currently, LAPD is the third most prevalent police department in the United States. The police force faces an array of challenges Corwin, (2004), these includes governance, financial constraints,…

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Diamond Cites Multiple Factors

A tale of two very similar farms, 500 years apart in time, in Montana and in Greenland respectively, sets the scene for Jared Diamond’s romp round the known world with an ecological bee in his bonnet. One farm prospered, and the other collapsed. Here ends the first reading, and sure enough, another few dozen parables of human folly follow immediately after. The book reads like a sequel to Diamond’s Pulitzer Prize winning title of 1997: Guns, Germs and Steel: The…

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Manifest Destiny

“Manifest Destiny” Americans in the 1800’s were very proud of their country because of westward expansion and the growth of technology. An analysis of John Gast’s painting “Manifest Destiny” shows clearly how Americans viewed westward expansion during this time of nationalism and pride. Firstly, the lady “floating” over the land is dressed in pure white. This may imply that she is an angel sent from God. This shows that Gast didn’t take America’s expansion for granted. He was saying that…

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Los Angeles Sky Rocketing

A1. The existence of poverty is not directly related to the amount of natural resources a country owns or not. Poverty, in today’s world greatly depends on the ability to exploit those natural resources. Countries in South America are blessed with significant amounts of natural resources. Yet, when one travels to these places, it is amazing to see the amount of poverty that still prevails there. The question of the existence of poverty when there are enough natural resources to…

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