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The Financial Crisis Of New Jersey

- The 2008 financial crisis gave birth to one of the most significant economic periods in the history of the United States, The Great Recession. People coast to coast found themselves buried so deeply by financial ruin that foreclosing on homes, ditching costly health insurance, and filing for bankruptcy became the societal norm. The country had become a house-less and jobless nation in the blink of an eye. In less than a year, the national unemployment rate had nearly doubled and left economists painting a grim future....   [tags: Unemployment, Employment, Cory Booker, New Jersey]

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Motion Picture Palace : New Jersey City Loews

- I chose to talk about a Motion Picture Palace in New Jersey because it is my father’s hometown and it has a significant meaning to my family and me. The name of the Motion Picture Palace I chose is the “Jersey City Loews.” This theater is located in Jersey City, New Jersey, in a well-known business district, residential area, and transportation center, which is also a popular entertainment and shopping area called “Jersey Square.” This theater was inspired by the Baroque/Rococo era style and was designed by the architectural firm Rapp and Rapp....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Secaucus, New Jersey]

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West Orange, New Jersey, United States

- West Orange is a suburban township that’s located in central Essex County, New Jersey, United States. The district of West Orange is highly involved with the community, the safety of the citizens involved and try to interact with them as in activities too. Many residents/citizens move from different townships into West Orange because it’s considered as a safe environment especially, for good school standards for children. As in, when someone asks, “In what city do you live in?” and your response would be West Orange....   [tags: Crime, Police, Criminology, New Jersey]

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Personal Statement : New Jersey And Mr. K

- When I first looked at this final assignment, I immediately thought of a few friends that might be able to help me out completing this final assignment. I was completely incorrect and surprised at the same time. I did not think my friends would say no to me. I’m guessing that my friends didn’t want to share their childhood experiences with me or no one and I totally respect that. Honestly, I didn’t know what to do next. So I went to my parents’ house one evening to ask them if they know anyone from a different ethnicity or culture that I can interview him or her for a school assignment....   [tags: Family, United States, New Jersey, Time]

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A History of AIDS and the Foundation that is Promoting Abstinence from AIDS in New Jersey

- In this wonderful world that we subsist in it has its fluctuating limits where in life an individual can have successes and fame to being unsuccessful. Life is precious, the way one can conserve it and their health is performing certain procedures that help maintain and sustain the human body. In addition, there are different elements that occur to impair a person’s health like physical and mental disorders, bacterial infections, and viral infections. These illnesses can cause minor to major fragments in a person’s life....   [tags: Abstinence, AIDS, New Jersey, HIV, history,]

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The New Jersey Plan for the Constitution

- For five years after Revolutionary war each state basically governed themselves. Although there was national government in place, it held little power over the states. It soon became apparent that the Articles of Confederation needed to be readdressed to combat the increasing problems that were brewing in the country. The first attempt to redress was dismissed by many of the states. Nevertheless, a second attempt produced results with twelve of the states sending delegates to redress the Articles of Confederation....   [tags: Equal Representation, Supremacy]

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Anthony Is A Resident Of New Jersey

- Anthony is a resident of New Jersey, who owns a waste disposal company in New Jersey. Anthony wants to expand his business to New York State and has found a company in Queens who would like to partner with his company. Anthony has a meeting with the company to discuss a joint venture between the two companies. On the day of the meeting Anthony leaves New Jersey with two other employees in a company car, an SUV Porsche, heading towards to New York state as Anthony is in the county of Queens at a traffic light a truck driver carrying fireworks is going over the speed limit that cannot come to a complete stop in time, whereby rear-ending Anthony’s car and caused injuries to both employees and...   [tags: Contract, Supreme Court of the United States]

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The Case : The State Of New Jersey

- The Plaintiff in the case is the state of New Jersey. In a criminal case in NJ, the plaintiff if always the state, The mens rea in the law the defendant is with violating his “Purpose to prevent or disrupt a lawful meeting...”. The Actus Reus in the law the defendant is charged with violating is “does an act tending to obstruct or interfere with it physically”. From the facts given in the article, I think the State can not prove mens rea. His purpose was not to disrupt a lawful meeting. In the article it states that the Defendant (Sanders) was standing in the back, and using a small hand held camera to video record the meeting....   [tags: Criminal law, Law, Crime, Police]

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My Life Of The New Jersey

- One thing I have always wondered is, why is it when a Mother chooses to leave the work place for a few years to dedicate more time to her children and home, going back into the work place is harder. What does an interviewer think in those moments when looking down at the resume of a Mom and sees there is a gap in work history. Does something happen within those 4 years that a Mom loses the ability to impress. Some even have degrees and exceptional qualifications. When I was living in the New Jersey I was a single, working mother....   [tags: Mother, Family, Father, Thought]

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The New Jersey Police Department

- Introduction This purpose of this paper is to interview a former Sergeant (Sgt) in the New Jersey police department, James Garber, to determine his thoughts on the current state of the criminal justice system. During this interview, Sgt Garber was asked several questions regard the current state of the criminal justice system; specifically, in what ways is the system working, in what ways is the system failing, and what direction he sees the justice system going. As part of this, he explains why he feels this way about the justice system, to include specific examples to support his belief....   [tags: Criminal justice, Prison, Crime, Law]

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The New Jersey State Government

- James Robertson is 54 years old, married with two children and lives in North Brunswick Township in Middlesex County, Central New Jersey. James has lived in North Brunswick Township for over 15 years, which is a suburban town that has a population estimate of 42,000 residents where 50% of the people are Caucasians (CityMelt, n.d). The average age group is 41 years old and the median household income is $60,000 (CityMelt, n.d). James works as a manager for the New Jersey State Government and earns a good salary that includes employee benefits, such as healthcare insurance....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy, Radiation therapy]

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The State Of New Jersey

- The town of Hillsborough in the state of New Jersey resides in District 7, under the elected guidance of Congressional representative, Leonard Lance, from the Republican Party. Leonard Lance was first elected in November 2008, to the U.S. House of Representatives. He is now serving his fourth term representing New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District. Prior to being a Congressional Representative, Mr. Lance served as a member of the New Jersey State Senate from 2002 to 2008. In 2009 he was appointed to the House Financial Services Committee....   [tags: United States Congress]

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Community School At New Jersey

- Unique. Unique is the best word that can describe Eastampton Community School. Located in Burlington County, New Jersey, Eastampton is a small town with a population of about 6,000 residences. What makes Eastampton such a desirable place to reside is its location to the military base. Home prices in conjunction with the property taxes are reasonable. In 2015, the general tax rate was 3.005. The average home assessed value averaged $220,000 with a school tax rate of 1.224. This small town contains a one building school that serves over 600 students in grades kindergarten through 8th grade....   [tags: Education, High school, Special education]

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New Jersey Institute Of Technology

- New Jersey Institute of Technology Fiber Optics Reema Panjawani Fnu Saba IT120 – 001 Joan Kettering November 11, 2014 Introduction: As time is passing by we are coming across new technologies. One of these technologies is fiber optics. Fiber optics is a networking term that comes from optical fibers which is a fiber made from glass that transmits light. It is one type of cabling/medium that supports high bandwidth thus giving high speed. Fiber optics has proved to be a blessing for telephone companies when they were running out of business due to cable communication....   [tags: Optical fiber, Refractive index]

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Education In New Jersey

- Education In New Jersey My early educational experiences help shape the path of my life. Looking forward at this path was like looking into a dark cave. My educational experiences were the torches that light up the cave. These torches allowed me to maneuver around the traps of everyday life. I could have ended up at McDonalds or as some hairy, human byproduct smelling homeless person. The experiences that mostly affected my life happened in these three periods of my life: grade school, junior-high school, and high school....   [tags: Personal Experience Essay]

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The New Jersey Palisades

- The Palisades basalt sill is one of the most active mass movement areas in New Jersey (Pallis, 2009) and because of its activity it is important to understand the underlying mechanisms that cause the rockfalls along the outcrop. The Palisades are composed ancient Jurassic flood basalt that formed through at least three distinct intrusion events (Puffer, 2009). It is important to understand that in all of these events the molten magma was allowed to completely cool before the next event allowing for the formation of the iconic hexagonal columns of basalt (Puffer, 2009)....   [tags: Palisades Basalt]

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New Jersey's Part in the Revolutionary War

- New Jersey played a huge part in the Revolutionary War. During the war George Washington and his army spent almost half the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. From the year 1775 to 1783 New Jersey was a battle field to many important battles. For this reason New Jersey was named the cross roads of the American Revolution. Most battles were fought in southern Jersey in places like Fort Monmouth, Fort Mercer, and Trenton. Many important people made their way through northern Jersey to for example Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and Thomas Paine (“American Revolution”)....   [tags: American Revolution, Revolutionary War, US history]

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The Constitutional Convention Simulation : New Jersey

- In our constitutional convention simulation, I played the role of a representative from New Jersey. New Jersey had a wide range of goals, but by far the most important was equal representation for the states in the federal government. New Jersey, at the time, had a population of only about 175,000 people, which, while not the smallest state, meant that they would have minimal representation in a population based legislature. In order to keep states like Virginia from completely taking over, New Jersey wanted each state to have an equal number of representatives in congress....   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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New Jersey Police Enforcement And The Community

- Writing Assignment Number 3 With violent protests surrounding innocent killings by acquitted police officers, erupting throughout the United States, it seems as though there are major flaws in our justice system. In my opinion, today, Police Departments are definitely in a crisis. This crisis did not just begin, however, but it has been evolving over many years. Ultimately, this crisis stems from law enforcement believing their only job is to “protect,” and they are willing to do just that, by any means necessary....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Police brutality]

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Sex Crimes And The New Jersey Senate

- Actually, the tilting of justice in favor of criminals with regard to sex offenses began in 1948 when legal experts rallied behind Kinsey, using his “expertise” to mount efforts to change the law to correspond with his worldview.166 Four books analyzing the 804 page book called for fundamental social and legal changes based upon its findings within months of the Male 1948 publication.167 By early 1949 Kinsey was meeting with leaders in politics and academia and testifying before legislative commissions helping to overhaul laws regulating sex offense crimes.168 By March 10, 1949, the New Jersey Senate created a commission to study sex crimes and Kinsey was their key expert....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sex offender]

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Virginia Plan And New Jersey Plan

- Our National government has gone through a lot of changes since it was first created in 1781. The Articles of Confederation was created as the nations first national constitution, however it lacked certain powers and ultimately wouldn’t survive. However delegates from the thirteen states were determined to amend the articles, so our government would survive and flourish. The problem was that there was a problem between two proposed plans, the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan. The Virginia Plan leaned larger states with larger populations and the New Jersey Plan didn’t favor either side, just wanted equality among the states....   [tags: American Revolution, United States]

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Sea Isle City New Jersey

- Upon driving on the main bridge over the bay into Sea Isle City New Jersey, the first thing the eye cannot help but fixate on is the tall light blue water tower with the phrase “Smile You’re in Sea Isle City” plastered to its side. Immediately this tower gives tourists and vacationers a sense of happiness, pleasure and relaxation. The island itself is small and narrow. Directly ahead as one drives into the city the crashing waves of the raging ocean can be seen not far from the bay itself. A narrow beach and asphalt promenade line a part of the short coastline....   [tags: culture, tourism]

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The State Judicial Selection Process of Florida and New Jersey

- Article three, section one of the United States Constitution states “The judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one Supreme Court and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish. The judges, both of the supreme and inferior courts, shall hold their offices during good behavior, and shall, at stated times, receive for their services, a compensation, which shall not be diminished during their continuance in office (Cornell University Law School, 2014)”....   [tags: United States Constitution, Supremem Court]

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New Jersey 's Groundwater Management Act

- Groundwater Management Act New Jersey does not have a groundwater management act. New Jersey’s groundwater management activities are regulated by the Water Supply Management Act, which deals with various surface water and groundwater supply issues. A separate act on groundwater management can be formulated for New Jersey, which will provide step by step guidelines and a definite timeline to achieve sustainable management for New Jersey groundwater resources. Improve Sustainable Groundwater Management New Jersey’s groundwater management can be improved by several actions: 1) Identifying groundwater management areas throughout the state....   [tags: Water, Groundwater, Hydrology, Water resources]

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Criminal Crime And The New Jersey Court System

- When examining bail within the New Jersey Court System, specifically what determines the amount of bail that can be imposed on an offender, several key variables are taken into consideration. Two of the principal criteria are the nature of crime committed and its corresponding severity or degree classification. In addition, other factors include: the offender’s past criminal history, reputation, risk of flight, length of ties to the community and several others. Yet, despite all of the components that factor into bail consideration, the New Jersey Judiciary Statewide Bail Schedule ultimately governs the amount of bail which can be imposed on an offender....   [tags: Crime, Police, Bail, Arrest]

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The Practice Of Medicine At The Cancer Institute Of New Jersey

- As physicians, we are foundations for our patients. We become sources of strength and emotional security for them, in trying times. We do more than fix others back to health (spotting signs of illness, giving diagnoses, drugs or treatment). We must understand the concerns of those we help and be there for our patients—through pain and sorrow. ================ In short, the practice of medicine requires we become always better caregivers—and always better people, in turn. This is what my experiences in shadowing and volunteering have taught me—and it is a truth I take to heart....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Medicine, Illness]

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Summary Of ' New Jersey : Barricade Books Inc.

- J’van Maharaj Arons, Ron. The Jews of Sing Sing. New Jersey: Barricade Books Inc. June 1st, 2008 Aron’s, Ron mission behind this literature was to give insight on the Jewish individuals’ committing criminal activity, “The Jews of Sing Sing” represents Jewish crime in New York City, and also in deeper detail crimes that were committed by the Jews. In addition it shows how the criminals contradicted what Jewish people are taught in their belief. Arons took a step further by gathering facts on the Jews that were incarcerated in Sing Sing, which is a prison located in upstate New York....   [tags: Crime, Gang, Melting pot, Jews]

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Cyberbullying: Comparing Bullying Laws in Minnesota and New Jersey

- Cyberbullying has become a new and growing problem within today’s society (Hanel, Trolley 33). On May 9th, 2007, the Minnesota State Legislature first amended the original bullying law from 2005 in attempt to strengthening it (Minnesota State Legislature, “Approved 2005”, “Amended 2007”). As stated on a report by the United States Department of Education, Minnesota has one of the weakest bullying laws in the nation (United States Department of Education, “Analysis”). Bully Police graded Minnesota’s law as a C-, the lowest grade of all bullying laws currently regulated in the U.S....   [tags: Cyberbullying]

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Case Study : New Jersey, Dr. Jeffrey Brenner

- In Camden, New Jersey, Dr. Jeffrey Brenner is pioneering efforts to improve healthcare delivery through medical “hotspotting” (Doctor Hotspot, 2011), the geographical mapping of patient healthcare costs using computational statistics (Gawande, 2011). Medical hotspotting enables communities to identify residents receiving the worst health care by identifying hotspots of high medical costs and frequent emergency room visits (Gawande, 2011). As with all macro level change, Dr. Brenner pursued his goal of improving health care through a process of planning....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Medicine]

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Personal Narrative : New Jersey All My Life

- I have lived in Teaneck, New Jersey all my life. I’ve been surrounded by many of the same people for the past 18 years. The people who know me well would describe me as kind and creative. The first quality people that don’t know me well would say that I am quiet. That is not who I am and that is definitely not how I want to be remembered. I consider myself as kind, open minded, and intelligent. I don 't think of myself as quite. I want to be heard. I want to have a voice. I want to be remembered for the good acts that I do and the impact that I have on people 's lives....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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Particulate Pollution: Chesapeake Bay in New Jersey

- Particulates are tiny pieces of solid or liquid matter that exist within our atmosphere. Particulates are suspended within our atmosphere as atmospheric aerosol. Particulates can be man made or natural. Sources of Particulates Natural Man Made Volcano Eruptions Burning Fossil Fuels Dust Storms Coal Combustion Forrest/Grassland Fires Vehicles Sea Spray Industrial Processes Living Vegetation Particle pollution is made up of a various number of components including acids, such as nitrates and sulfates, organic chemicals, metals or soils and dust particles....   [tags: Pollution Essays]

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New Jersey City University Kerlos E Amir

- New Jersey City University Kerlos E Amir English Composition I Feb 20th 2013 Moment of enlightenment Change over time is a steady characteristic of life beginning from the genesis till this instant. There is no doubt that for a psychological change in someone’s life to occur and to have a real effect on the way I think and behave, there should be an accumulation of what we call moments of change. A moment of change is simply a situation that stimulates the mind to start shifting or changing an idea, a belief, or a way of perception or evaluation of situations that may happen after....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Cognition, Thought]

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New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association

- Voting is the most basic fundamental right in any democracy and is considered the voice and will of the people. It is a way for people to exercise control over their lives by electing candidates they believe will best represent their interests. Many political candidates who are seeking endorsements will attempt to attract large blocks of votes from certain segments of society to enhance their chances of being elected to office. One highly sought after voting block in the United States is organized labor due to the solidarity among its members and “labors capacity to mobilize voters” outside of its own membership (Bennett & Kaufman 2007:507)....   [tags: Politics]

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Water in New Jersey

- Water in New Jersey Residential, commercial and industrial development is the largest contributors to landscape change in the state of New Jersey. When buildout occurs in one region, development pressure begins in another, virtually insuring the Megalopolis concept of one huge urban corridor stretching between Boston and Washington D.C. Year after year, farmland dwindles, roads become congested, and more residents are left to compete for diminishing natural resources. Desperate measures and newer technologies are incorporated to replace poor planning and lack of vision on behalf of decision-makers caught between competing interests....   [tags: Environment Environmental Essays]

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New Jersey Vs. T.L.O.

- Decision : Reasonable standard held to be proper standard for determining legality of searches conducted by public school officials. On March 7, 1980, a teacher at Piscataway High School in Middlesex County, N.J., found two girls smoking in the school lavatory, which was a violation of school code. The teacher took them to the Principles office where they met the Assistant Vice-Principle Theodore Choplick. Under questioning the first girl admitted smoking in the lavatory. The second girl, 14 year old freshman T.L.O., denied that she had smoked in the lavatory....   [tags: Legal Essays]

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New Jersey V. T.L.O.

- The Fourth Amendment to the constitution protects United States citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. Our forefathers recognized the harm and abuses that occurred in the colonies to innocent people by the British, and they made sure to write protections into the U.S. Constitution. Fearing the police state that any nation has the potential to become and recognizing that freedom and liberty is meaningless when victimization by the police is a real and foreboding threat the Fourth Amendment was created....   [tags: essays research papers]

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New Jersey Pine Barrens

- Plants make up most of the Pine Barrens. For instance, pine trees such as the short needles, pitch pines, jack pines, long needles, yellow pines, and many others make up most of the pine forest in the Pinelands. Other trees include the pine oaks and the cedar trees. Due to the roots of these cedar trees, water in the Pine Barrens appears a brownish red color. This happens because the roots emit pigments of red color into the soil which then runs into the water. Even though the amount of red pigment released is very little, due to the large amount of cedar trees in the Pine forests, the water is affected....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ghost Story of the New Jersey Devil

- The New Jersey Devil The Legend of the Jersey Devil is the most prominent legend that is told to citizens of New Jersey; it is mainly told to elementary school aged children. There are a variety of settings that the story has; however, the most common location that is used when retelling the tale is Leeds Point, NJ, which is in the Pine Barrens region of the state. This tale of the Jersey Devil recounts the existence of a supernatural creature that is said to have terrorized the New Jersey Pine Barrens and surrounding areas for the last 260 years....   [tags: Ghost Stories Urban Legends]

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New Jersey- A History by Thomas Flemming

- New Jersey- A History by Thomas Flemming New Jersey-A History, by Thomas Flemming, provides a clear and unbiased historical account from the early stages of this colony far into its birth as a state separate from imperialistic England. Although his historical account tends to be incomplete at times and a few misconceptions are evident, he touches on the many important points in New Jersey history, pointing out that, by observing how this state has dealt with her divisions is instructive, "for it demonstrates on a small scale how Americans have dealt with alarming social conflicts."1 Fleming begins his historical account of New Jersey when the English first began their involvement, yet th...   [tags: Papers]

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Ghost Story of the New Jersey Devil

- The New Jersey Devil The urban legend I chose to write about for this assignment is the story of the Jersey Devil. The Jersey Devil is a creature that was, according to legend, born from a woman in southern New Jersey and it is supposed to have haunted the people of the surrounding area for at least 260 years. The Jersey Devil is known as a creature that mutilates livestock as well as other animals and is said to appear shortly before disasters occur. I was able to listen to two versions of the story surrounding the Jersey Devil while conducting research for this assignment....   [tags: Urban Legends Ghost Stories]

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Black Bear Population in New Jersey

- Black Bear Population in New Jersey As the world evolves, the number of problems facing it increases with each passing day. The population numbers of many species are rising extensively. Several environmental factors along with scientific factors combine, resulting in over-population. As more buildings, homes, and businesses materialize, natural habitats where animals live are destroyed, leaving certain species intruding in rural areas where they once roamed freely. One particularly example of this problem is the black bear population in New Jersey....   [tags: Papers]

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Ghost Sightings in Monroe, New Jersey

- Ghost Sightings in Monroe, New Jersey The following story was told to me by a nineteen year old man in his dorm room at College on a Saturday afternoon in March. He is from Monroe, New Jersey, and lives with his two parents, his younger brother, his dog Cougar, and his cat affectionately known as Hellspawn. His father works as a contractor, a security guard, and a fire extinguisher inspector, and his mother works at a local garden center. The story was told to him by the main subject, his gym teacher....   [tags: Ghost Stories Urban Legends]

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My Trip To Wildwood, New Jersey

- One of the best vacation spots and most fun are down the shore in Wildwood, New Jersey. Wildwood consists of a boardwalk with tons of rides and fun, a beach with a beautiful ocean, and little summerhouses with ocean-side views. The best attractions though would probably be located on the boardwalk. There are so many things to see and do. Although it’s rather costly, it’s well worth it and it’s a great place for a family to share quality time together. The boardwalk is consisted of shops, arcades, and piers of rides....   [tags: essays research papers]

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New Jersey : A Remarkable Cultural, Social As Well As An Historical Variety

- New Jersey Name Professor Institution Course Date Introduction New Jersey displays a remarkable cultural, social as well as an historical variety that begins with its physical geography. The boundaries of the state include 130 miles of the Atlantic coast and almost 50 Delaware Bay milesDarby(2007). According to Horwitz (1992), the history of New Jersey is marked by three transformations. The first transformation is the reduction of the indigenous population when the Europeans settled in the area....   [tags: Political philosophy, Politics, Law]

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Summary of the Policies and Practices of New Jersey's Use of Force Policy

- ... The state’s policy was revised to explicitly address two subjects. The first issue addressed the act of officers shooting at moving vehicles. This was in response to two controversial shootings that occurred in 1998. Both incidents involved officers firing on moving vehicles after they engaged in high-speed chases for traffic violations. Use of force is not authorized for moving vehicles unless the officer 'reasonably believes: (1) there exists an imminent danger of death or serious bodily harm to the officer or another person; and (2) no other means are available at that time to avert or eliminate the danger' (Halbfinger, 2000)....   [tags: police and law enforcement]

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Designing A Lesson Plan For The State Of New Jersey 's Student Learning Standards

- For this artifact that addresses NJPTS #7, I had to design and plan a lesson that is both appropriate for the content area and grade I wish to teach and in compliance with the state of New Jersey’s Student Learning Standards. Furthermore, the lesson plan had to follows Madeline Cheek Hunter’s lesson planning model, which includes the major components of: grade level/subject/topic, objective(s), standard(s), materials, teaching process (including prerequisite skills/knowledge, anticipatory set, input and modeling, and student practice and checking for understanding), and closure (including lesson wrap up and culminating activity)....   [tags: Teacher, Lesson plan, Education, School]

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U-Factor ratings and Replacement Window Renewal by Andersen New Jersey Showroom

- ... The U-factor only rates non-solar heat transfer. As part of our commitment to offer the best replacement window products available on the market, we build in features and characteristics that control heat transfer. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey windows have many characteristics that ensure lower u-factor ratings. Operable windows, like awning and casement styles, that open and close have special weather-stripping designed to seal tightly to prevent air leakage. Dual-pane windows use optimal interior spacing; reducing heat transfer....   [tags: Frames, Solar Heat, Insulation]

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License and Allowance of Hemp Production in New Jersey: A Benefit to All

- It is my belief that the state of New Jersey should license and allow the cultivation of industrial hemp. Further, I believe that the state legislature should join the fight to lift the federal ban on hemp production in the United States. For the state and US economy, hemp could be a tremendously valuable cash crop, and have a very positive effect on the environment. First and foremost, hemp production would result in instant job creation; after all, any crop must be grown, harvested, transported and processed before it even comes close to being available to the consumer....   [tags: industrial hemp, cash crop, federal law]

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The Unique Soil Composition Of New Jersey 's Pine Barrens

- The unique soil composition of New Jersey’s Pine Barrens, which is about 85% sand, allows the formation of an even more distinctive feature – a large aquifer underneath much of the pinelands. Aquifers are ground water reservoirs formed when rock allows water to flow to underground areas below the water table. The area below the water table is then saturated with water forming an aquifer (Perlman 2016). The porous nature of the soil composition in the Pine Barrens allows water to be soaked up into the aquifer more efficiently....   [tags: Water, Groundwater, Hydrology, PH]

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Atco Ghost of the Southern New Jersey Piney Barrens

- Atco Ghost of the Southern New Jersey Piney Barrens The sparsely populated towns and countryside of the Pine Barrens of Southern New Jersey have often been the ideal setting of various ghost stories, including the infamous tale of the Jersey Devil, that are told in the more heavily populated Northern New Jersey and Philadelphia metropolitan regions. One of those “Piney” towns is home to a lesser-known, but equally interesting, tale of a street that is haunted by the ghost of a young boy. The story is set in the town of Atco, within Waterford Township, and is located approximately half-way between Philadelphia and Atlantic City, right in the heart of the Wharton State Forest section of the P...   [tags: Urban Legends Ghost Stories]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Five Finger Discount '

- what would you think about if all your family members were criminals back in the 1970s what would you do. Most people would be in insecure about talking about their personal life stories or would not discuss anything about family because they might feel ashamed about what their families have done the wrong decisions in the past. Therefore, I’m talking about Helene Stapinski who wrote a book called Five Finger Discount that has a lot of emotions in this book such as depressing, frightful that would really describe the book....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Jersey City, New Jersey]

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John F. Kennedy 's Major Hub Airports

- John F. Kennedy (JFK) International in New York City is one of JetBlue Airways’ major hub airports. It is also located in one of the busiest and most complex airspaces in the United States. Along with JFK International, La Guardia Airport and Newark International fall under the jurisdiction of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). The PANYNJ is also the governing authority for all rail, ship and vehicle transport within the New York – New Jersey metropolitan area that consists of 18.1 million people (PANYNJ, 2014)....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey]

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Description of a Trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey

- Description of a Trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey When deciding on a place for my science trip, I knew the perfect place would be the Liberty Science Center, located in Jersey City, New Jersey. I went there often as a child, so I already knew that there was a great deal to learn there. What I didn?t realize was how much it had been updated since I was there last. There are so many advances going on in science and technology, it?s all so amazing. What surprised me most, is that even at age 19, I still had as much fun there as I did when I was 9....   [tags: Papers]

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Continuum Of Care For A Network Of Healthcare

- Continuum of Care inheres to a network of care providers that are aligned and collaboratively work together as a team to manage care for a patient through all settings of care within a timely, effective manner by reducing waste, cost, variation, and duplication while promoting effective outcomes (Dunn, June 20, 2013). When healthcare services are structurally integrated, care is easily managed across the continuum and is most successfully (Dunn, June 20, 2013). Also, the developing and following of an effective transitional care plan plays a significant role in how patients go from one care setting to the other while receiving safe, patient-centered, and quality care that is efficient with g...   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, New Jersey, Chemotherapy]

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The Battle Of New York Harbor

- Governor’s Island is located at the southern tip of Manhattan, at the meeting of the Hudson and East Rivers in New York Harbor. The island is significant for its role as a main factor in the defense system of New York Harbor. The island contains fortifications from an important period of American military construction such as the Caste Williams and Fort Jay. These fortifications were among the best examples of defensive structures. The island also served as a major military post and a costal guard station....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New Jersey, New York]

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Web Analytics And The Internet Age

- At the very beginning of the internet age in the early 1990’s, web analytics was only available to a few, large organizations that could sufficiently invest in its effective implementation. Small businesses were left in the dark in gaining insights about their website. The only viable option was to survey customers through the mail or in-person to evaluate whether they visit the site, when they visit the site, for how long they visit the page, and any recommendations that they had for website improvements....   [tags: Small business, Business, New Jersey]

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Designing Your Own Home Windows

- Designing your own home windows is an exciting process. Customizing replacement windows for your New Jersey or New York Metropolitan home is a journey with many steps and many different phases. The key to streamlining your experience is preparing for the journey with a specific goal in mind – whether that is to enhance security and energy-efficiency, or achieve a particular visual appearance, or a combination of both. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro suggests you approach this project the way professional renovation experts tackle the process, with precision, the right tools and the right replacement window people on the job....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, New York]

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New Jersey Proposed Pilot Program to Extending School Days and Hours: A Progressive Idea or Exhausting

- ... Schools in each district are looking for a “six to severn percent” financial increase for for a simple ten minuets of increased time (Anderson, M., 2014 ) There is also concern regarding how this extended time will effect students and educators. Students could be subjected to twelve hour days, when considering travel and after school activities (Anderson, M., 2014). Many parents are concerns their child will not have enough time to play, or spend with their family because of the demands of the longer hours....   [tags: alternatives in improving education in the US]

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Conservation of Tillmans Ravine and Stokes State Forest in New Jersey

- Conservation of Tillmans Ravine and Stokes State Forest in New Jersey In 1907 the New Jersey Forest and Park Commission purchased 5,432 acres of land in the northwest corner of the state and named it "Stokes State Forest" in honor of Governor Edward Stokes who had 500 acres. Some of the tracts included in the original purchases were acquired for one dollar per acre. subsequent acquisitions have slowly increased the total land area to it's present size of over 17,000 acres. Stokes State Forest is managed as a multi-use forest with the primary functions of protecting the natural resources while serving the public at the same time....   [tags: Papers]

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Justice Served in Lufthansa Heist

- Justice was served after 36 years when the FBI finally tracked down the masterminds behind the biggest bank robbery in New York's history, the Lufthansa Heist. The FBI believes that this is a lesson to be learned for the thousands of criminals today. No matter how long, even decades, like the Lufthansa Heist, you will be found and your time will be served. Even though the mobsters were captured, the man who thought of the entire scheme, James Burke, still carried out plans to continue their "business" in recent months of the year....   [tags: crime, money, new jersey]

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Adaptation Of The United States

- The United States is a country where everyone dreams of coming. It is the "land of opportunities", as they say. The first time when one leaves the home country, there is a feeling of excitement, hope, and sadness with lots of worries and questions in mind. The thought that life will be a lot better than what was before, is only a hope. Life is only starting from the very beginning with no experience. You will be born again and start to learn how to walk. You will go through tough times at first....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Broadway theatre]

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Evaluation of Team win Percentage, Number of Star Players, Whether a Team Makes the Playoffs in Basketball

- Between the years of 2009-2012, the NBA had undergone drastic changes. After the CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) of 2005 had expired following the 2010-2011 NBA season, the NBA had to renegotiate a new CBA for the following years before a NBA season could be initiated. This caused a lock-out, in which the NBA season was put on hold so league officials could renegotiate with the NBA players' union to agree on a new set of regulations for the upcoming seasons. Important regulations to be restructured were mainly revenue sharing, player salary compensation, and player contract restructuring....   [tags: nba tickets, nba season, new jersey nets]

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Immigration Is A Problem That The United States

- Immigration is a problem that the United States has faced for many years. Immigration to the United States started in the early 1600 's during the first European settlements when they settled on the east coast. The first successful English colony started in 1607 in Jamestown, Virginia.Once tobacco was found to be a profitable crop, many plantations were established along the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia and Maryland.This began the first and longest era of immigration, lasting until the revolution in 1775; during this time settlements grew from initial English toe-holds in the New World to the British America.Large numbers of young men and women came along as indentured servants to the colonies...   [tags: United States, Thirteen Colonies, New Jersey]

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German Immigrants During The 19th Century

- In Germany in 1848, the revolution which was started to create a new Germany by ending aristocratic rule was crushed by opposition forces. Socialists, liberals, students, and members of the military had to flee for their lives. German refugees soon sailed to America to escape retribution. In the late 1840s and early 1850s, many of them arrived in Newark. Like the Irish immigrants who had come before them, Germans were needed for their manpower, but they were not welcome. German immigrants were in general, deeply religious, very vocal, and literate....   [tags: Immigration, Spain, German language, New Jersey]

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The Trouble With Gun Control

- The Trouble with Gun Control We as a country have been caught up lately in the idea that we need to take away people 's guns in order to make people safer. Adolf Hitler once said, “To conquer a nation, first disarm its citizens (Quotes About).” Do I really need to explain where history seems to be repeating here. What people do not seem to understand is that by trying to control guns, you are just making it easier for those who would mean to do harm to get away with it. This is especially true in states with really strict gun laws....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, New York, United States]

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Smart Growth Initiative in the Face of NJ Landscape Change

- Smart Growth Initiative in the Face of NJ Landscape Change The face of the American landscape has undergone a period of fantastic change in recent decades. With an expanding population and innumerable opportunities for economic and physical growth, urban centers and sprawling suburbs have pushed farther and farther into outlying areas causing pressures and development on previously untouched, natural lands. New Jersey has become, in many ways, the focus in dealing with issues of sprawl and development within its relatively small space....   [tags: Urban Sprawl New Jersey Essays]

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Homosexual Adoption Rights

- New Jersey’s statewide parenting legislation espouses a progressive stance on the matters of same-sex parenting and child care in the processes of adoption and foster parenting. The Garden State allows for same-sex adoption; allows single homosexuals to adopt; and allows second parent same-sex adoption (“Same-Sex Adoption Laws,” n.d.). New Jersey has passed progressive laws and policies that prohibit discrimination charged against gay individuals in the adoption process (Sudol, 2010). New Jersey state law also bans discrimination against gay individuals in the foster parent process (2010)....   [tags: Legal Issues, New Jersey, Foster Care ]

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My Favorite Athlete Will Forever

- 1. I LOVE to cook: grill, roast, bake, smoke, you name it, I want to do more of it. 2. I enjoy the outdoors — hiking, camping and building fires— all stemming from my days and nights in the Boy Scouts. 3. Two years ago, I hit 2 hole in ones in the same round of golf. It was incredible and it will probably never happen again (I really hope it does though). 4. My favorite athlete will forever and always be Derek Jeter: class, grace under pressure, a through and through winner. GO YANKEES. 5. I was the last among my group of friends to get high-speed internet....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Green Bay Packers]

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Analysis Of Poem Drum Taps By Walt Whitman

- Walt Whitman was an unconventional poet. He developed free-verse poetry and wrote about sex and other ‘obscene’ topics. Perhaps his most interesting poems are those he wrote about war. During the Civil War Whitman was a nurse. One would expect war to be an important theme in Whitman’s poetry and indeed it is. He wrote a series of poems titled Drum Taps. Through these poems we can see Whitman’s progression as an enthusiastic citizen, an enlightened observer, and an anguished war nurse. In the beginning, at least, Whitman believed in the good that this war would bring....   [tags: Walt Whitman, Poetry, New Universe, New Jersey]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Ashes Of Soldiers ' By Walter Whitman

- Throughout Ashes of Soldiers by Walter Whitman, Whitman uses a multitude of different words that help create a feeling of regret for the dead soldiers of the Civil War. Walter Whitman’s syntax and diction throughout Ashes of Soldiers accentuates the feeling of sympathy and loss, versus Whitman’s typical yearning for sexual pleasure, captures the feelings of a country overturned by war. Walter Whitman served as a nurse during the Civil War and the experience of seeing so many men with rotting, sweltering flesh created a mentality for the soldiers that was separate from his views of other men....   [tags: Poetry, Stanza, Civil war, New Jersey]

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What Makes A Person Successful?

- What is success. And what makes a person successful. I don’t exactly know, but what I do know is that everyone has their own way of describing success and that it has no limit. We all go through things in life that gives us the inner thought of I want to become successful. Success to you might mean wealth and success to your peer might be owning a home. I’ve learned through life experiences that success would come to oneself by working hard. I come from a very unwealthy family. Both my parents have worked very hard since they came to this country....   [tags: High school, College, Paterson, New Jersey]

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Narrative Criticism of McPhee

- Narrative Criticism of McPhee "Do not pass go. Do not collect two hundred dollars." We’ve all heard these phrasesfromthe board game Monopoly. Monopoly, however, isn’t merely a game.It wasbased on an actual city. "The Search for Marvin Gardens" tells of Monopoly’s relation to Atlantic City, NJ. In this narrative criticism I will examine several main characteristics of the piece. In doing so, I will try to answer the question, "How has Atlantic City changed due to a greedy, capitalistic attitude?" I believe that this question makes a good connection to thepiece’s description of the changes in the features of the city....   [tags: Monopoly New Jersey Essays]

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Bill T Jones And The Big Issue

- “Living and dying is not the big issue. The big issue is what you are going to do with your time while you are here.” This is a quote announced by Bill T Jones and the quote is quite explanatory. Yes one lives then they die. Although what did they accomplish with their time of existence. Did they make a difference in the world. Bill T Jones can say he has accomplished many things and he did and is still making a difference in the world. He is an important person in American history because of his many talents/accomplishments involving artist director, choreographer, and dancer....   [tags: New York City, New York, Hudson River, New Jersey]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Crossing Brooklyn Ferry '

- It has been said many a times how New York is a magical, wondrous, fantastical land of dreams. Many believe this statement and it is one of the main reasons why New York City is one of the most visited places in America. Countless events have happened in New York that aided its reputation as a great place to be. And New York is a great place to be, come and visit the sights and feel the pullulating streets, however, it does not seem to be a great place to stay. According to Walt Whitman’s “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry,” New York is a wonderful place to be, and according to Joan Didion’s “Goodbye To All That” New York is a bad place to stay....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Brooklyn, Walt Whitman]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Crossing Brooklyn Ferry '

- Walt Whitman’s poem “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” gives a light euphonious feel and reveals all the passion Whitman receives from being in such a grand city overflowing with expectations. The third part of the poem talks about the unity of the people of New York, how they all experience the same experiences. The piece is filled with a lot of positive words that impact the view of the person reading the poem. The start of the excerpt from the poem, “It avails not, time nor place” speaks of how neither time nor place can aid in the separation of New Yorkers....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Brooklyn, United States]

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Juvenile Justice System

- The juvenile justice system is a foundation in society that is granted certain powers and responsibilities. It faces several different tasks, among the most important is maintaining order and preserving constitutional rights. When a juvenile is arrested and charged with committing a crime there are many different factors that will come in to play during the course of his arrest, trial, conviction, sentencing, and rehabilitation process. This paper examines the Juvenile Justice System’s court process in the State of New Jersey and the State of California....   [tags: Legal System, Court, Law, New Jersey, California]

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Teen Driving

- Teen Driving Getting the License      Many of today’s teens can’t wait to get that piece of paper with the cheap plastic on top, saying they are newly licensed drivers. But in New Jersey that’s going to be a little harder, since January 1, 2001 NJ has put into affect the new Graduated Driver License Program (GDL).      The GDL is a program that teens and first-time drivers must complete to get their unrestricted license. This program was designed to lower the number of driving fatalities among teens and first-time drivers in NJ....   [tags: New Jersey Driving License Essays]

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The Inequality Of The Jersey City

- Inequality is inevitable. Over these past few months, we have been circled by medias input on discrimination and seen injustice play out throughout the world. This was all looked upon through a large scale, but how unfair or unequal are things on a smaller one. Jersey City is one of the most diverse cities and is divided into smaller and easily accessible sections and so I decided it would be the best place to observe the realities around me. Since the concept of inequality is existent, I decided to try to find where it was located in Jersey City....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Jersey City]

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The Jersey Devil: Fact or Fiction?

- Introduction Paranormal activity is simply the activity dealing with spirits and the strange phenomena that cannot be explained by what the scientist know about nature and the world (Merriam-Webster, 2014). There are several different types of paranormal entities such as Poltergeist, spirits, hauntings, and etc. Hauntings appear in most places and they appeal to every sense except taste. Hauntings can be from anything dealing with the life form that was once alive (MPI, 2009-2014). Poltergeists are “noisy ghosts” but really distinguishes them is they are attracted to one person, epicenter....   [tags: supernatural, paranormal activity]

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Understanding Jersey Shore

- Urban Dictionary defines a Guido as: “A sad pathetic excuse for a male; not necessarily of Italian descent, but most likely; usually native to the New York/New Jersey Tri-State area. Whose wardrobe consists of something out of a bad 1980’s Mafia movie.” (Urban) The definition goes on in detail to describe the lifestyle of a Guido and many other highly opinionated and offensive remarks. While it may not be the most accurate of websites to get information from, it is one that in today’s day and age offers instant results on unusual “pop culture” references....   [tags: Reality TV Analysis]

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