Capstone project the battle of neighborhoods( week 1)
Financial aid available. This capstone project course will give you a taste of what data scientists go through in real life when working with data. You will learn about location data and different location data providers, such as Foursquare. You will also learn how to be creative in situations where data are not readily available by scraping web data and parsing HTML code.
Washington, D. The city was named for George Washington , the first president of the United States and a Founding Father ,  and the federal district is named after Columbia , a female personification of the nation. As the seat of the U. The U. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of U. Congress; the district is therefore not a part of any U. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, , approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River near the country's East Coast.
My dad always flew an American flag in our front yard. The blue paint on our two-story house was perennially chipping; the fence, or the rail by the stairs, or the front door, existed in a perpetual state of disrepair, but that flag always flew pristine. Our corner lot, which had been redlined by the federal government, was along the river that divided the black side from the white side of our Iowa town. At the edge of our lawn, high on an aluminum pole, soared the flag, which my dad would replace as soon as it showed the slightest tatter.
Construction of the presidential memorial began in and was halted for a period of 23 years, from to due to a lack of funds, a struggle for control over the Washington National Monument Society, and the American Civil War. Although the stone structure was completed in , internal ironwork, the knoll, and installation of memorial stones were not completed until The original design was by Robert Mills — of South Carolina , but he did not include his proposed colonnade due to a lack of funds, proceeding only with a bare obelisk. The cornerstone was laid on July 4, ; the first stone was laid atop the unfinished stump on August 7, ; the capstone was set on December 6, ; the completed monument was dedicated on February 21, ;  and officially opened October 9,