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Dexter Asylum
Coordinates: 41°49′51″N 71°23′51″W / 41.8308401°N 71.3974812°W / 41.8308401; -71.3974812 Dexter Asylum
Dexter Asylum
was a "poor farm" on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1828 and housed poor, elderly, and mentally ill residents who could not otherwise take care of themselves.[3] In 1957 it was sold via auction to Brown University
Brown University
and demolished for a complex of athletic fields and buildings.Contents1 Benefactor 2 Building and grounds2.1 Building 2.2 Wall3 Life at Dexter Asylum 4 Closing and destruction 5 External links 6 ReferencesBenefactor[edit]This statue of Ebenezer Knight Dexter stands at the Dexter Training Ground, near the Cranston Street ArmoryProvidence had no institution to care for the poor prior to the Dexter Asylum
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Poorhouse
A poorhouse or workhouse is a government-run (usually by a county or municipality) facility to support and provide housing for the dependent or needy.Contents1 Workhouses 2 Poor farms 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksWorkhouses[edit] In England, Wales
Wales
and Ireland
Ireland
(but not in Scotland)[1] a poorhouse was more commonly known as a workhouse. Before the introduction of the Poor Law, each parish would maintain its own workhouse and often these rural 'poor houses' would be simple farms with the occupants dividing their times between working the farm and employed on maintaining local roads and other parish works. An example of one such is Strand House in East Sussex. In the early Victorian era
Victorian era
(see Poor Law), poverty was seen as a dishonorable state
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Providence, Rhode Island
Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Rhode Island
Rhode Island
and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.[6] It was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams, a Reformed Baptist theologian and religious exile from the Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Bay Colony. He named the area in honor of "God's merciful Providence" which he believed was responsible for revealing such a haven for him and his followers to settle
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Poverty
Poverty
Poverty
is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money. Poverty
Poverty
is a multifaceted concept, which may include social, economic, and political elements
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Old Age
Old age
Old age
refers to ages nearing or surpassing the life expectancy of human beings, and is thus the end of the human life cycle
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Mental Disorder
A mental disorder, also called a mental illness[2] or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.[3] Such features may be persistent, relapsing and remitting, or occur as a single episode. Many disorders have been described, with signs and symptoms that vary widely between specific disorders.[4][5] Such disorders may be diagnosed by a mental health professional. The causes of mental disorders are often unclear. Theories may incorporate findings from a range of fields. Mental disorders are usually defined by a combination of how a person behaves, feels, perceives, or thinks.[4] This may be associated with particular regions or functions of the brain, often in a social context. A mental disorder is one aspect of mental health
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Brown University
Brown University
Brown University
is a private Ivy League
Ivy League
research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1764 as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island
Rhode Island
and Providence Plantations, it is the seventh-oldest institution of higher education in the U.S. and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.[7] At its foundation, Brown was the first college in the U.S. to accept students regardless of their religious affiliation.[8] Its engineering program, the first in the Ivy League, was established in 1847. It was one of the early doctoral-granting U.S. institutions in the late 19th century, adding masters and doctoral studies in 1887.[9] Its New Curriculum is sometimes referred to in education theory as the Brown Curriculum and was adopted by faculty vote in 1969 after a period of student lobbying
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Cranston Street Armory
The Cranston Street Armory is an historic building in the Broadway–Armory Historic District of Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1907 at a cost of $650,000.00. The building was occupied by the Rhode Island National Guard from its opening until 1996. Since then, parts of the building have been used as film studios, and some of its offices occupied by the Rhode Island State Fire Marshal. The National Trust for Historic Preservation listed the Armory as one of "America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places" in its annual list for 1997.[1] Its distinctive yellow bricks, crenellated turrets, and decorative stonework mark it as a historically significant building and neighborhood icon.Contents1 History 2 Decline 3 Broadway–Armory Historic District3.1 Dexter Training Ground4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit]Troops assemble at the Dexter Training Ground on July 25, 1917The architects were William R. Walker & Son and the buider was Michael J
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Immigration To The United States
Immigration
Immigration
to the United States
United States
is the international movement of individuals who are not natives or do not possess citizenship in order to settle, reside, study or to take-up employment in the country. It has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout much of the history of the United States. In absolute numbers, the United States
United States
has a larger immigrant population than any other country, with 47 million immigrants as of 2015.[1] This represents 19.1% of the 244 million international migrants worldwide, and 14.4% of the U.S. population. Many other countries have significantly higher percentages, such as e.g. Switzerland
Switzerland
with 24.9% immigrants
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History Of Ireland (1801–1923)
Ireland
Ireland
was part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Ireland from 1801 to 1922. For almost all of this period, the island was governed by the UK Parliament in London
London
through its Dublin
Dublin
Castle administration in Ireland. Ireland
Ireland
faced considerable economic difficulties in the 19th century, including the Great Famine of the 1840s. The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw a vigorous campaign for Irish Home Rule. While legislation enabling Irish Home Rule was eventually passed, militant and armed opposition from Irish unionists, particularly in Ulster, opposed it. Proclamation was shelved for the duration following the outbreak of World War I
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Welfare
Welfare
Welfare
is the provision of a minimal level of well-being and social support for citizens and other eligible residents without sufficient current means to support basic needs. In most developed countries, welfare is mainly provided by the government from tax revenue, and to a lesser extent by NGOs, charities, informal social groups, religious groups, and inter-governmental organizations. Social security
Social security
expands on this concept, especially in welfare states, by providing all inhabitants with various social services such as universal healthcare, unemployment insurance, student financial aid (in addition to free post-secondary education), and others. In its 1952 Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention (nr
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Rhode Island Supreme Court
The Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Supreme Court is the court of last resort in the U.S. State of Rhode Island
Rhode Island
and Providence Plantations. The Court consists of a Chief Justice and four Associate Justices, all selected by the Governor of Rhode Island
Governor of Rhode Island
from candidates vetted by the Judicial Nominating Commission. Each justice enjoys lifetime tenure and no mandatory retirement age, similar to Federal judges
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Meehan Auditorium
The George V. Meehan Auditorium
Meehan Auditorium
is a 3,059-seat hockey arena, in Providence, Rhode Island. The arena opened in 1961 and was dedicated on January 6, 1962. On September 28, 1964, at the same time that he was campaigning to stay in office, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the bicentennial convocation of Brown University
Brown University
at Meehan, in favor of educational opportunity, freedom of conscience and the proposed National Endowment for the Humanities.[1] It is named for George V
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Dexter Asylum
Coordinates: 41°49′51″N 71°23′51″W / 41.8308401°N 71.3974812°W / 41.8308401; -71.3974812 Dexter Asylum
Dexter Asylum
was a "poor farm" on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1828 and housed poor, elderly, and mentally ill residents who could not otherwise take care of themselves.[3] In 1957 it was sold via auction to Brown University
Brown University
and demolished for a complex of athletic fields and buildings.Contents1 Benefactor 2 Building and grounds2.1 Building 2.2 Wall3 Life at Dexter Asylum 4 Closing and destruction 5 External links 6 ReferencesBenefactor[edit]This statue of Ebenezer Knight Dexter stands at the Dexter Training Ground, near the Cranston Street ArmoryProvidence had no institution to care for the poor prior to the Dexter Asylum
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