Essay powerpoiints

Essay powerpoiints - Geography of NJ Essay PPTs Fall 2009...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–11. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Geography of NJ Essay PPTs Fall 2009
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Tracking a New Jersey Hurricane Primary Threats: Storm Surge (coastal inundation) Tornadoes (possible w. rain bands; unpredictable) Flooding (statewide-esp. urban corridor where major rivers sit i.e. Delaware, Raritan, Ramapo) Wind (lots of trees in NJ; buildings not capable of withstanding hurricane force ) New Jersey hasn’t experienced a direct hit from a hurricane since 1903; many believe we are long overdue Ciccone
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Protecting New Jersey’s Coast Webber
Background image of page 4
Beach erosion at Joey Harrison’s Surf club May
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
CULTURE JEWISH PRESENT : Synagogues merging due to decreasing membership • Reform Judaism on the rise (‘Modernized’ Judaism) • At the same time, immense growth of Orthodox Jews and Hasidim (about 22 Lubavitch communities in NJ alone) FUTURE : More assimilation (intermarriage) • Reform Judaism will continue to rise • Less religious practice, more people just identify as Jewish • Synagogue mergers • More Jewish children attending public schools (because of high tuition rates and other reasons) • Less Kosher restaurants • More Jews holding public office There is a sense that in New Jersey today , being Jewish or different’ i n any way i s nor mal and does not r equi r e apol ogy or even expl anat i on . Jewi sh communi t y i s not di sappear i ng [i n NJ], j ust changi ng. Created by: Stephanie Makow Credit: “The Jews of New Jersey” by: Ard and Rockland (pgs. 137-138)
Background image of page 6
New Jersey’s Hispanic population • Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin: 16.3%. • Towns such as Perth Amboy has 69% Hispanic population, Elizabeth has 49.5%. • Influence of immigrant’s old home is evident (restaurants, shops, etc). • Creating and sustaining enclaves, influx of these ethnic groups increasing. Roche
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Today: • Over 37,000 people living with HIV/AIDS. • Highest rate of HIV and/or AIDS is in Essex, Atlantic, Hud son, Union, and Passaic Counties. • Newark is the city with the most HIV/AIDS infected people. •Legislation has a Needle Exchange Program. •Rutgers University Offers a Biology Class on the Biomedical Issues of HIV/AIDS. Future: • Research being done by states universities and pharmaceutical company researchers. •Unclear how Governor-elect Chris Christie will handle state funding for HIV • Many programs will develop and add on to the current prevention and support groups. Ozkus
Background image of page 8
Food and Culture of NJ Cody Burke Oysters Eaten by both Lenape and European settlers Industry killed by over fishing and environmental damage Agriculture (still major industry) 1 st in Nat. in eggplant, 2 nd in blueberries, 3 rd cranberries / bell peppers, 4 th Peaches Wine industry is growing (over 30 vineyards) Diners Started in NorthEast / many in NJ Became heavily Greek owned On decline from rising costs and franchise restaurants Unique NJ Foods Taylor Ham (1856) The “Ripper” Hot Dog (1928) New Immigration From Asia Indian, Korean and Chinese food now in abundance
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Nuralis
Background image of page 10
Image of page 11
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 101 taught by Professor Vancura during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

Page1 / 61

Essay powerpoiints - Geography of NJ Essay PPTs Fall 2009...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 11. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online