Atlanta Essays

  • Future of Atlanta

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    Atlanta, capital city of Georgia, is s highly populated metropolitan area in the United States. It is placed ninth among the top ten largest metropolitan areas. The booming economy of Atlanta has made it home for many industries and companies. Major Universities like Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology is situated at the heart of this city. But recently Atlanta has been facing with major challenges regarding transportation management, public health, lack of Pedestrian Street

  • leaving atlanta

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    Leaving Atlanta is a story of child disappearance. Tayari Jones, the author of Leaving Atlanta, grew up in this horrible time. She wrote about her experience growing up during this time, and also talked with us about it while visiting Peace College. By hearing her speak about these horrible events, it made me want to read the book even more. She also gave you a feeling as if you were there with her and experiencing the same thing. The book along with her speech gives better detail into this great

  • Atlanta Airport Essay

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    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) officially opened on July 3, 1925, with two 1,500-foot dirt strips set at right angles, and has evolved into the busiest airport in the world. It now has a total of five parallel runways, one of which was built over top a local interstate highway. It services over 100 million passengers and operates over 860,000 national and international flights per year (Know Atlanta, 2016). The airport is expanding to meet growing demands and will incorporate

  • Atlanta and the Olympic Games

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    of 1996, Atlanta Georgia played host to the 23rd modern Olympic games. It was easily the greatest thing to happen to Atlanta in the 90's and there were many benefits brought its way as a result. Of all these benefits, the most significant ones were (1) the legacy of all the facilities built for the event, (2) the revitalization of the downtown area, (3) the exposure it gave to the city and (4) the economic benefits it gained as a result of all this. In order to host the event Atlanta had to make

  • All About Atlanta

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    important State in this area and Atlanta is its center. Atlanta, Georgia is a huge city that is home to 420, 003 individuals as of 2010 census. This vital hub in the Southeastern United States provides the all important transportation center for the region thus making the city a crucial part in business. Highways, railroads and air transport connect Atlanta and its surrounding cities and towns to the rest of the country and the world. Suffice to say, Atlanta is a strategic location for business

  • The Enjoyment of Atlanta

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    The Enjoyment of Atlanta Traveling is one of my favorite things to do. I have visited many places throughout the United States, however, none are as exciting as Atlanta, Georgia. In Atlanta, there are many places to go and sights to see. For example, Six Flags Over Georgia, Stone mountain Park, and the Atlanta Braves Stadium, are all in or near the city of Atlanta. Six Flags Over Georgia is a theme park containing anything from sweet treats to fun rides. Six Flags provides many activities

  • Atlanta Braves

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    Many people see the Atlanta Braves in different lights, by asking diverse people about them, you will get some vastly dissimilar answers. If you ask any young person who the Atlanta Braves are, you will most likely hear something like this: The best overall baseball team since I’ve been alive. But if you ask an older wiser person who the Atlanta Braves are, here’s the answer you’ll probably get: A baseball team that has come back incredibly from they’re not so grand past, a great story of a worst

  • Atlanta Case Study Essay

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    Social Diagnosis Atlanta is the capital and largest city in Georgia, with a population of 472,522, and one of the fastest growing major cities in the United States.1 Originally, known as a railroad settlement, it was founded in 1837 as the end of the Western & Atlantic railroad line ( the name changed from Marthasville to Terminus, to finally Atlanta, the feminine of Atlantic). 10 In 1861, became one of the 11 states seceding from the Union over the issue of slavery.11 It was also the home front

  • The Atlanta Braves Are Getting a New Stadium

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    been expressed with the announcement of the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball team’s search for a new stadium to commence their 2017 season. The Braves current stadium is known as Turner Field, which originally completed construction in 1996 to host the 1996 Summer Olympics, is scheduled for demolition in 2017. The Braves announced that they are pursuing the construction of a new stadium in Cobb County, located in the northeast suburbs outside Atlanta. The new Cobb County stadium location far out

  • The Atlanta Braves History

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    The History of the Atlanta Braves The Atlanta Braves were founded in the year 1871 by Iver Whitney Adams a rich business man, with the assistance of a man by the name of Harry Wright, who also helped form teams like the Cincinnati “Reds.” as well as other now popular teams Soon after they joined the National Association of Professional Baseball Players as one of the founding members. When they came about they were a very strong team and did very well in their first few years of playing baseball

  • Economic Development in Atlanta Georgia

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    Atlanta Georgia is a city filled with innovators, hustlers, and entrepreneur. Atlanta is a vibrant city full of economic opportunities. The city is home to many thriving fortune 500 companies like HD Supply Inc, UPS and Coca-Cola. Also, Atlanta is a hub for development projects like the Atlanta Streetcar project And Centennial Olympic Park….. These projects show a tiny glimpse of the many economic programs in Atlanta and all of them have a positive impact on the progress of the city. In Atlanta

  • Westin Atlanta Essay

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    Introduction Atlanta, Georgia is the prime choice to host the 2015 National Insurance Appraisers Association (NIAA) convention. Atlanta offers to two magnificent locations that the convention can be held in, the Westin Atlanta North Perimeter of the Tongue and Groove. If the Westin Atlanta is chosen, guests can either elect to pay for lodging in the same building and not bother with searching out a hotel or find wonderful hotels nearby. If the Tongue and Groove is chosen guests can find amazing hotels

  • Should Downtown Atlanta Have Free Parking

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    Should Downtown Atlanta have free parking? Atlanta is one of the most visited cities in America. The most common place people like to visit when coming to Atlanta is Downtown. Downtown Atlanta is a huge place located at the center of the city. Downtown has everything to offer from shopping centers to historic buildings. These are the many things that Downtown Atlanta has to offer. Downtown being the most busies place in Atlanta creates a lack of parking that has become a big issue for the visitors

  • The Life of Craig Kembrell of the Atlanta Braves

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    Do you like Craig Kimbrel and the Atlanta Braves as much as I do? At the age of 4 Craig Kimbrel started off his baseball career. He didn’t play tee ball like most kids, he went straight to coach pitch. Between the ages of 4-12 Craig played with the Civic league team in his hometown of Huntsville, Alabama. He played in the Babe Ruth league from the age of 12-16. Growing up through baseball Craig’s positions were 3rd base and outfield, not pitcher. Kimbrel played high school ball for Lee High in Huntsville

  • Winning the World Series: An Atlanta Brave's Journey

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    of the ninth inning. The score was tied at three. This was the last game in the world series, and it was our last chance to win. I was determined to win the game and bring the World Series championship back to Atlanta. I was drafted at the number one pick, in the first round by the Atlanta Braves at the beginning of the season. I went straight to the majors and helped the team win one hundred and one games. We earned ourselves a playoff bid, and swept every team we played. When we got to the World

  • Analysis of Real Housewives of Atlanta

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    “housewives”. Bravo TV’s hit number one reality television show, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, deals with the everyday lives of modern-day housewives. When speaking of these women and their family life, the reality series shows its viewers that family life in modern times is dramatic, full of misrepresentations of how people are perceived, and that fame comes at the cost of family. The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been on the Bravo TV network for three successful seasons. The show has more

  • Airports capacity

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    Delta airline’s main hub is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (H-JAI), located ten miles from downtown Atlanta. It is one of the busiest airports in the world; it services over 90 million passengers and 700,000 tons of cargo every year. The majority of the flights serviced by this airport are domestic flights within the US. The airport also services international direct flights to 95 cities in 57 countries. The airport, as a hub, serves as a large transfer point (in and out) of most

  • Lincoln Assassination

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    leave the stage, I will be the most talked about man in America." The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 In the spring of 1864, Gen. W. T. Sherman concentrated the Union armies of G. H. Thomas, J. B. McPherson, and J. M. Schofield around Chattanooga. On May 6 he began to move along the railroad from Chattanooga to Atlanta. Sherman had two objectives, one was to destroy the army of General J. E. Johnston and the other was to capture Atlanta. Johnston realizing that he was outnumbered started to retreat south

  • Wayne Williams Case Study

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    Wayne Bertram Williams, a native to Atlanta Georgia, was born May 27, 1958 (Case Study, n.d.). He became the focus of a police investigation that became known as the “Atlanta Child Murders” involving twenty-nine murders (Case Study, n.d.). Eventually, Williams was convicted of two counts of murder and is still the prime suspect in many others (Wayne Biography, 2015). The investigation began on July 28, 1979 when a woman found two young, black males dead on the side of a road (Wayne Biography

  • The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Case Study

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    Introduction The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is one of the largest transit systems in the United States. It is the ninth largest system, transporting over 550,000 passengers daily. MARTA provides bus and rapid rail service to the most of the metropolitan area of Atlanta. The transit agency was established in 1971 with the passage of an authorizing referendum by voters in Fulton and DeKalb counties and the city of Atlanta. MARTA is a public authority that operates under