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This website is still in progress! Come back in mid June to see it completed! In the meantime, see my temporary site here: http://kathrynlpettus.wixsite.com/kathryn-pettus Thank you!

Project Proposal

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I will be studying the mafia in Chicago during the 1920s. I find the mafia interesting to learn about, and hope to find more about their impact on the community. Such as how much crime rates increased, how the mafia’s presence affected the people living in Chicago, the kind of things the mafia was doing, […]

Writing Assignment 3

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There’s not much that happened in Chicago during the allotted time period I’m truly interested in. Serial killers are quite fun to research and study, but sadly thee’s not enough of those in Chicago at the time. So, I will write about the mafia in Chicago since they had a lot going on, plenty of […]

DeviantART is Educational!!!

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DeviantART has taught me all of this HTML. XD Yay, for art website!!! Starscream is FABULOUS I love dragons. The Reality of Meat Eggs Are Simply Not For Humans Dairy is NOT for Humans Footnote test[note]Boobs are awesome[/note] Kill them all! Hello, I am not amused. “Man eats meat thinking he’ll become as strong as […]

Writing Assignment #2

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Title: Police Shootings in Early Chicago I think I may write about police shootings, whether of police killing someone or being killed themselves. This is a big topic today so it might be worth looking into the past and how this effected people. Especially without social media to record and show these police interactions to […]

Scavenger Hunt

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For question one regarding the Hull House ethnic diversity, I found that New Encyclopedia listed that the ethnicity surroundingĀ  the area were Italian, Irish, Greek, German, Russian, and Polish immigrants. One map I found showing the diversity of ethnicity was from the Encyclopedia of Chicago which can be viewed here. Another map I found was […]