Detroit: The Fallen City The city of Detroit, Michigan has always been known as the motor city for its car plants, a.k.a. “The Big Three” and Motown records, a.k.a. “Hitsville U.S.A.”. These are just some of the many things that made Detroit one of the thriving and driven cities within the United States. But as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end Detroit knows this hardship all too well. Detroit a city that once flowed with economic resources now struggles to compete with other
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Detroit is a very well-known and diverse city. “Somewhere behind its neglected, graffiti covered skyscrapers are charming reminders of a city that was once among the world’s wealthiest” (Gray). This city has been through a lot. Detroit was first founded by the French in 1701 and then used as a fur trade post. Jumping a little in the future, it has had riots and protest for equal rights among its busy streets. Detroit is also known as the Motor City. “By the mid-twentieth century one in every six
Motor City Detroit, Michigan was originally founded as Fort Detroit by the French in the very early 18th century. However, that is not what people think when they think about the once great city that is Detroit. Most people think about the modern automobile, and the American “Big Three” car company giants that are Ford, Chrysler, and GM. The car was not invented in Detroit. However, the car was most certainly perfected in Detroit. Henry Ford was the pioneer of the American automobile industry.
in CBS’s Moneywatch, Detroit, Michigan is the poorest city in America. Some of the statistics given to support this are listed below: o Percentage of incomes under $25,000: 48% o Percentage of population with bachelor 's degree: 12.7% o Percentage of incomes over $150,000: 1.9% o Total population: 706,663 It is difficult to believe that Detroit, Michigan was once known for its economic good fortune and wealth. The auto industry was the economic force moving Detroit into the limelight.
Citizens of Detroit are faced with loss of jobs, foreclosures, school closings, and constant changes with local leadership. For some time now this has been the reality for a city that is known to facilitate one of the highest rates of segregation. According to Keeping the Republic textbook in Chapter 5, the idea of segregation in the North existed because blacks and whites did not live and work in the same places to begin with (Barbour 2012). Interestingly enough I find that definition to still be
The Detroit bankruptcy has been one of the most revolting situations. Declining the economies economic development, previously a highly industrialized economy. The city of Detroit has experienced a devastating fiscal collapse ranging from an avalanche of underlying factors which explains what could possibly cause this level of crisis. Political leadership The Economic Development Curmudgeon Journal, emphasize on the neo-liberal. Neo-liberal denotes "an approach to economic and social studies in
Today Detroit remains one of the most segregated cities in the United States, although segregation was outlawed years ago because of the economy. Citizens of Detroit are faced with loss of jobs, for closures, schooling changes, and constant leader changes within the city. Personally I don’t think blacks and whites or any other race have problems with each other it’s just certain circumstances in Detroit brings the issue of division among races. Over the past couple of years Detroit has been faced
Detroit, once known as a bustling city of fast cars and bling, is now known for its poor education system. Detroit, minus its Red Wings, has failed at every turn economically and educationally. With its population cut in half and poverty rates soaring, there is no telling what can stop this disaster of a city. The only hope, it seems, is to better educate the region that Detroit inhabits. Detroit Public Schools has been one of the worst performing school districts in recent years. In 2013, the city
describes “who we are” in Detroit. Many people disagree with this belief because a place of religious worship cannot describe everyone in a city. The argument is reasonable, but St. Anne’s is more than a place of worship. St. Anne’s Catholic Church is a symbol that represents the positive and negative connotations of our city. We as a city seem to forget about our past, even though it continues to linger with us. St. Anne’s is a Catholic Church originally known as Ste. Anne de Detroit Catholic Church. St