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General george s. patton
General george s. patton
General george s. patton General George S. PATTON Soldier, General, Pilot, Athlete, Father, Gun Owner, Hero, Legend UNLIKE many war heroes who had no intention of ever becoming famous, George Patton decided during childhood that his goal in life was to be a hero. This noble aim was first inspired by listening to his father read aloud for hours about the exploits of the heroes of ancient Greece. Homer\'s Iliad and Odyssey were particular favourites of young Georgie, who could recite lines from bo
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction Throughout history, there have been many good and bad rulers, from the bravery of Alexander the Great, to the madness of George III. None, however, helped shape European feudalism like Charlemagne, King of the Franks, First of the Holy Roman Emperors. His advancements in government were not his only advancements though. He created an educational system for his people. While far behind the public and private educational systems of today, in the 8th and 9th century, it was a start. He
Various important parts of History
Various important parts of History
Various important parts of History Baron de Montesquieu- A Frenchnoble author who published and wrote The Spirit of the Laws. He was the man who led most of the beliefs that were later transformed into the Constitution. He helped start checks and balances. 1689-1755 Francois Voltaire- The French author known for such works as Candide and many other novels. He is the only philisoph to succesfully make the enlightenment popular among the masses. He was imprisoned twice and expelled from France mul
Oppenheimer And The Atomic Bomb
Oppenheimer And The Atomic Bomb
Oppenheimer And The Atomic Bomb Julius Robert Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant physicist and known as the "Father of the Atomic Bomb". A charismatic leader of rare good qualities and commonplace flaws, Oppenheimer brought an uncommon sensibility to research, teaching, and government science. After help creating the atomic bomb with the Manhattan Project he was banned from the U.S. Government during the McCarthy Trials. He opposed the idea of stockpiling nucle
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut. Arnold received his schooling at Canterbury. While away at school, a few of Arnold\'s siblings passed away from Yellow Fever. Arnold was a troublesome kid that would try just about anything. As a 14-year-old boy, he ran away from home to fight in the French and Indian War. Later, Benedict Arnold left and returned home through the wilderness alone to work with his cousins. The army had excused him without penalty because of his you
A Queen Adored: England's Elizabeth II
A Queen Adored: England's Elizabeth II
A Queen Adored: England's Elizabeth II Countess of Longford, Elizabeth Pakenham, was born in London England in 1906. She attended Lady Margaret Hall and Oxford University where she studied classical history and philosophy. She later married Oxford professor and politician, the seventh Earl of Longford in 1931, with whom she had eight children. She worked as a tutor from 1930-36 in the Worker's Educational Association, and was a member of the Paddington and St. Pomcras Rent Tribunal from 1946-51.
Entrance Essay
Entrance Essay
Entrance Essay Andromeda is a herm pillar St. George defeats a dragon = paganism is replaced by Christianity Perseus travels to the axis mundi (which is always a narrow passageway) He attends Hippodameias marriage where he uses the gorgon head (transmutation of Athena) and changes the dinner guests into stone (herm pillars) He changes the whole nature of Mycenae of the Old Minoan tradition into the age of Zeus The meaning of Mycenae is changed to mushroom, from what it had once been named after
George Washington
George Washington
George Washington The eldest of six children from his father\'s second marriage, George Washington was born into the landed gentry in 1732 at Wakefield Plantation, VA. Until reaching 16 years of age, he lived there and at other plantations along the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers, including the one that later became known as Mount Vernon. His education was rudimentary, probably being obtained from tutors but possibly also from private schools, and he learned surveying. After he lost his father
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None Provided22 George Calvert was the first Lord of Baltimore. His oldest son, Cecil Calvert, was the second Lord Baltimore. George Calvert, after a visit to Virginia, petitioned King Charles I of England to grant him permission to colonize the land north of the Potomac. He died in 1632, at age 52, just 66 days before the colony\'s official charter was issued, but his son Cecil Calvert carried out his father\'s dream. Cecil Calvert had the difficult task of planning and carrying out the coloniz
In 'Wild Swans' a girl on a train, fondled by a mi
In 'Wild Swans' a girl on a train, fondled by a mi
In "Wild Swans" a girl on a train, fondled by a minister, feels disgusted but also hugely curious. Munro describes - as I've never seen anyone else do - how people put erotic memories, not always pleasant ones, to use over and over in their lives. 1. This paper reports that Rose is sitting on a train ride during which a self-described minister gropes her throughout the ride. She cannot take a stand against him, because she knows that the abuse is hidden and that her outcry will be deafened by an
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald once said 'Mostly we
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald once said 'Mostly we
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald once said "Mostly we authors must repeat ourselves�that's the truth. We have two or three experiences in our lives� experiences so great and moving that it doesn't seem at the time that anyone else has been so caught up" (de Koster n. pag.). Fitzgerald's works contain many themes that are based from experiences in his life. Many of these experiences he talks about were with the women in his life. People like his mother, Ginerva King, and Zelda Sayre all had major
Life Of Arthur Conan Doyle
Life Of Arthur Conan Doyle
Life Of Arthur Conan Doyle Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a British physician who later devoted his life to writing, has become one of the most popular and widespread authors and creators of all time. Doyle\'s early childhood years to his later years in life have allowed him to observe many sophisticated yet adventurous paths, in which have inspired him greatly to become an influence on spiritualistic views as an author and crusader. His interests and achievements in medi
John And The Rebels: Act V Of Tragedy Of Richard I
John And The Rebels: Act V Of Tragedy Of Richard I
John And The Rebels: Act V Of Tragedy Of Richard Iii Rewritten As A Na The boy-page held the tent flap open as Richmond and his officers emerged out. They had been occupied in there since the messenger came with the letter from Stanley and had not emerged for hours afterwards. The page had waited obediently; making sure that no one interrupted the counsel. As Richmond came out, his kind eyes fell on the boy and he greeted him with a warm smile, "Hello John". He remembers my name! John\'s heart f
John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the Unit
John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the Unit
John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore his achievements were limited. Nevertheless, his influence was worldwide, and his handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis may have prevented war. Young people especially liked him. No other president was s
Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth Baseball player. Born George Herman Ruth, Jr., on February 6, 1895, in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the first of eight children born to Kate and George Herman Ruth, Sr. Most of the Ruth children died in infancy and only George Jr. and his sister Mamie survived to maturity. Little George, as he was called, grew up in a poor waterfront neighborhood in Baltimore, where he lived above the family saloon. In 1902, the Ruths sent their son away to St. Marys Industrial School for Boys, which
John f kennedy
John f kennedy
john f kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917, the second oldest in a family of nine children. His great grandparents had come the United States from Ireland in the mid-1800, s after a famine caused severe poverty in that Country. Although their families had not come to the United States with much money, Both of John Kennedys grandfathers became political leaders in Boston. One of them John Fitzgerald, (for whom he was named), was elected mayor in 1
The donner Party
The donner Party
The donner Party DAVID McCULLOUGH, Host: Good evening and welcome to The American Experience. I\'m David McCullough. At the start of spring in the year 1846 an appealing advertisement appeared in the Springfield, Illinois, Gazette. \'\'Westward ho,\'\' it declared. \'\'Who wants to go to California without costing them anything? As many as eight young men of good character who can drive an ox team will be accommodated. Come, boys, you can have as much land as you want without costing you anythin
Bible About Muhammad
Bible About Muhammad
Bible About Muhammad Say: 'Do you see whether this message be from Allah (God Almighty), and yet you reject it, and a witness from among the Children of Israel bore witness of one like him.' (the Holy Quran 46:10) Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, The subject of this evening's talk - What the Bible says about Muhammad will no doubt come as a surprise to many of you because the speaker is a Muslim. How does it come about that a Muslim happens to be expounding prophecies from the Jewish and Chri
John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the Unit
John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the Unit
JFK John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore his achievements were limited. Nevertheless, his influence was worldwide, and his handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis may have prevented war. Young people especially liked him. No other president w
Perfectly Imperfect: The Shakespeare Story
Perfectly Imperfect: The Shakespeare Story
"Perfectly Imperfect: The Shakespeare Story" Few authors today write with such universal understanding that their works will be popular with all types of people, and so successfully that their work survives centuries. These authors posses qualities we can seldom identify in their lifetimes. Yet we do know this -- William Shakespeare was one of them. William Shakespeares parents were John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. John Shakespeare was born in 1529. His father was a small tenant farmer in Snitt
Sam johnson
Sam johnson
sam johnson Born: September 18, 1709 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Died: December 13, 1784 in Bolt Court, England Nationality: British Occupation: Poet, Playwright, Journalist, Essayist, Critic Source: Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography, Volume 2: Writers of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century, 1660-1789. Gale Research, 1992. Table of Contents Biographical Essay Further Readings Although Johnson\'s output of writing was enormous, only a relatively small amount of manuscri
Christianity in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment
Christianity in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment
Christianity in Dostoyevsky\'s Crime and Punishment: An Overview Christianity in Dostoyevsky\'s Crime and Punishment: An Overview Fyodor Dostoyevsky wrote, If someone succeded in proving to me that Christ was outside the truth, and if, indeed, the truth was outside Christ, then I would sooner remain with Christ than with the truth (Frank 68). It was by no means easy for Dostoyevsky to reach this conclusion. In Dostoyevsky\'s life, one sees that of an intellectual Prodigal Son, returning to th
Lizzie Borden
Lizzie Borden
Lizzie Borden Lizzie Andrew Borden (July 19, 1860-June 1, 1927) It is best described by the closing arguments for Lizzie Borden\'s defense, made by her attorney, George D. Robinson: The Lizzie Borden case has mystified and fascinated those interested in crime forover on hundred years. Very few cases in American history have attracted as much attention as the hatchet murders of Andrew J. Borden and his wife, Abby Borden. The bloodiness of the acts in an otherwise respectable late nineteenth centu
The Reign Of Terror
The Reign Of Terror
The Reign Of Terror The Reign of Terror History is said to be written by the winners, but is it possible to rewrite history? In a way, the French, like many who have preceded them, and many who will proceed them have done the impossible, rewriting history. From trivial folklore, such as George Washington chopping down a cherry tree, to the incredibly wrong, the African slave trade; people\'s views of history can be shaped and molded. The French have done a superb job of instilling all of us with
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore his achievements were limited. Nevertheless, his influence was worldwide, and his handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis may have prevented war. Young peopl
John Adams
John Adams
John Adams David McCullough. John Adams. New York: Simon Schuster, 2001. 656 pp. David McCullough was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1933, and educated at Yale where he graduated with honors in English literature. McCullough lives in West Tisbury, Massachusetts with his wife, Rosalee Barnes McCullough. They have five children and fifteen grandchildren. He is the author of Truman, Brave Companions, Mornings on Horseback, The Path Between the Seas, The Great Bridge, and the Johnstown Flood.
The Donner Party
The Donner Party
The Donner Party DAVID McCULLOUGH, Host: Good evening and welcome to The American Experience. I\'m David McCullough. At the start of spring in the year 1846 an appealing advertisement appeared in the Springfield, Illinois, Gazette. \'\'Westward ho,\'\' it declared. \'\'Who wants to go to California without costing them anything? As many as eight young men of good character who can drive an ox team will be accommodated. Come, boys, you can have as much land as you want without costing you anythin
Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut.
Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut.
Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut. Arnold received his schooling at Canterbury. While away at school, a few of Arnold�s siblings passed away from Yellow Fever. Arnold was a troublesome kid that would try just about anything. As a 14-year-old boy, he ran away from home to fight in the French and Indian War. Later, Benedict Arnold left and returned home through the wilderness alone to work with his cousins. The army had excused him without penalty because of his young age. In 1762
Benedict arnold
Benedict arnold
Benedict arnold The Dark Eagle refers to the hero of Saratoga, Benedict Arnold, who went from highly regarded hero, to the most hated man in the Colonies in a matter of days. In the book: Benedict Arnold: The Dark Eagle, Brian Richard Boylan, analyzes the historical figure not critically, but objectively. He examines the forces that possibly could have driven Benedict Arnold to turn his back on the country that he fought for so dearly. Boylan also points out that the man who Arnold did most of
George Washington
George Washington
George Washington George Washington He was born 1732 and he died in1799. George Washington seems today a figure larger than life itself..almost as he was when he was a familiar person in the halls, homes, shops, and bars of 18th-century city Williamsburg. On Duke of Gloucester Street, in the Raleigh Tavern\'s Apollo Room, or the Governor\'s Palace Gardens, his powerful frame and his nice attitude..his presence.drew to him the notice that wrote his place in the history of the city, the state, a
An Analysis on Benjamin Franklin
An Analysis on Benjamin Franklin
An Analysis on Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston. His father, Josiah Franklin, who was a tallow chandler, had seventeen children; Benjamin was the fifteenth child and the tenth son. His mother, Abiah Folger, was his fathers second wife. After he went to grammar school from age eight to ten, Benjamin started working at his fathers business. He didnt like the work very much, however, and so he began to work for a cutler. When he was just thirteen, he be
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy John F. Kennedy ( JFK ) was known throughout the world for his heroic deeds. He has helped many Americans many different ways from saving a mans life and keeping him from drowning, to helping African Americans. He had come from a very political family, and knowing that he felt that he had to carry on the tradition of that after his brother Joe had past away. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917, the second ol
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold \'The Dark Eagle\'; refers to the hero of Saratoga, Benedict Arnold, who went from highly regarded hero, to the most hated man in the Colonies in a matter of days. In the book: Benedict Arnold: The Dark Eagle, Brian Richard Boylan, analyzes the historical figure not critically, but objectively. He examines the forces that possibly could have driven Benedict Arnold to turn his back on the country that he fought for so dearly. Boylan also points out that the man who Arnold did most
Charlemagne
Charlemagne
Charlemagne Throughout history, there have been many good and bad rulers, from the bravery of Alexander the Great, to the madness of George III. None, however, helped shape European feudalism like Charlemagne, King of the Franks, First of the Holy Roman Emperors. His advancements in government were not his only advancements though. He created an educational system for his people. While far behind the public and private educational systems of today, in the 8th and 9th century, it was a start. He
The Mill On The Floss
The Mill On The Floss
The Mill On The Floss The Mill on the Floss The Mill on the Floss is a book written by George Eliot, whose real name is Mary Anne (later Marian) Evans. There is a great deal of autobiography in this book. The facts of Mary Anne's life do not match Maggie Tulliver, but there is an obvious reflection of her own life. Book One: Chapter1-13 The novel opens up with a description of the countryside around the town of St. Ogg's and the river Floss. In the second chapter Maggie, Mr. Tulliver, Mrs. Tulli
Annotated Bibliographies
Annotated Bibliographies
Annotated Bibliographies Author: Lee, Harper Title: To kill a mocking bird Published: 1960 To Kill a Mockingbird to Kill a Mocking Bird is based in about 1935, right in the middle of the depression. It is set in a small town in Alabama called Macomb. Maycomb, like most small southern towns, has a problem with widespread racism toward Negroes. The novel focuses on one family, the Finches. In the family there are three people, Scout, Jem and Atticus. Atticus is a lawyer and is defending a Negro ma
Entrance Essay
Entrance Essay
Word Count: 4023 Andromeda is a herm pillar St. George defeats a dragon = paganism is replaced by Christianity Perseus travels to the axis mundi (which is always a narrow passageway) He attends Hippodameias marriage where he uses the gorgon head (transmutation of Athena) and changes the dinner guests into stone (herm pillars) He changes the whole nature of Mycenae of the Old Minoan tradition into the age of Zeus The meaning of Mycenae is changed to mushroom, from what it had once been named afte
Life Of Arthur Conan Doyle
Life Of Arthur Conan Doyle
Word Count: 2191 Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a British physician who later devoted his life to writing, has become one of the most popular and widespread authors and creators of all time. Doyle's early childhood years to his later years in life have allowed him to observe many sophisticated yet adventurous paths, in which have inspired him greatly to become an influence on spiritualistic views as an author and crusader. His interests and achievements in medicine, polit
Rock and rap censorship
Rock and rap censorship
rock and rap censorship While the censorship of art is not a new phenomenon, recent years have witnessed renewed and intensified attempts to control popular culture. In particular, rap and rock music have come under increasing attack from various sides representing the entire left and right political spectrum, purportedly for their explicit sexual and violent lyrical contents. In this paper is investigated which moral codes underlie these claims against popular music, how social movements mobili
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold No other American is remembered quite the same as Benedict Arnold. He was a brave soldier, a patriot- and a traitor. Benedict was born in Norwich, Connecticut, on January 14, 1741. When he was 14 years old, Benedict ran away from home to fight in the French and Indian War, but he was brought back by his mother, who apparently was driven insane later in her life. If I had a son like Benedict, I might have gone insane too! After his mother insisted that he return home, he ran away
John Steinbeck: A Brief Biography
John Steinbeck: A Brief Biography
John Steinbeck: A Brief Biography John Steinbeck: A Brief Biography John Steinbeck lead a life filled with words, from his award winning novels to the hundreds letters he wrote to friends during his career. He was born in Salinas, California on February 27, 1902, and lived there for the first sixteen years of his life until he graduated from Salinas High School in 1918. He took classes at Stanford, but spent more of his college years working to pay tuition than then he spent in the classroom. 19
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold annon No other American is remembered quite the same as Benedict Arnold. He was a brave soldier, a patriot- and a traitor. Benedict was born in Norwich, Connecticut, on January 14, 1741. When he was 14 years old, Benedict ran away from home to fight in the French and Indian War, but he was brought back by his mother, who apparently was driven insane later in her life. If I had a son like Benedict, I might have gone insane too! After his mother insisted that he return home, he ran
Bruce Lee Data
Bruce Lee Data
Bruce Lee Data Why was Bruce Lee so famous, and why is he still thought of as the Master of Chinese Martial Arts? Another interesting thing about Bruce Lee is his true ability to perform martial arts. He criticized Karate for its brocken motions, and Wing Chun for its flashy techniques. Both, he said, were not ideal to use in actual combat. This is the reason for the creation of Jeet Kune Do (JKD). JKD was designed to be used in real life situations. It\'s style is no style. The goal of JKD is
The Mill on the Floss
The Mill on the Floss
Word Count: 1770 The Mill on the Floss is a book written by George Eliot, whose real name is Mary Anne (later Marian) Evans. There is a great deal of autobiography in this book. The facts of Mary Anne's life do not match Maggie Tulliver, but there is an obvious reflection of her own life. Book One: Chapter1-13 The novel opens up with a description of the countryside around the town of St. Ogg's and the river Floss. In the second chapter Maggie, Mr. Tulliver, Mrs. Tulliver, and Mr. Riley are intr
Friday, April 30, 2004
Friday, April 30, 2004
Friday, April 30, 2004 Outta time Some of us have to work :) More stuff tonight. // posted by Mark @ 4/30/2004 10:02:36 AM [pic]Comment (0) | [pic]Trackback (0) Go get 'em Ollie Olliver North rips Andy Rooney a new one in this op-ed, They're heroes to me. I wrote about Andy's article here, the original article is no longer online. May 1 marks the start of Military Appreciation Month. Millions of Americans will show their gratitude for the troops in a variety of ways. When Lance Corporal Conyers
The Rise of Al Capone
The Rise of Al Capone
The Rise of Al Capone History Written Assignment:The Rise Of Al Capone Al Capone is definitely one of the most ruthless and notorious crime czars of all time. He was a self made man and earned millions upon millions of dollars illegally, whether it is through bootlegging or gambling joints and many more ways. Al\'s father Gabriele was one of the 43,000 Italians who arrived in the U.S in 1894. He brought along his wife Teresina, his 2 year old son Vincenzo and his infant son Raffalelle. He moved
King
King
King Stephen Edwin King is one of today\'s most popular and best selling writers. King\'s major contribution to horror literature is to situate it within the general anxieties of contemporary life. His focus is not on vampires, werewolves and such, but on ordinary people faced with these horrors and the darker horrors of lost jobs, disintegrating families, mental breakdown, and all the other fears that haunt the modern age. What makes Stephen Kings stories almost magical is that the settings of
Simon Bolivar
Simon Bolivar
Simon Bolivar THE BEGINNING Simon Jose Antonio de la Santisima Trinidad Bolivar was born in Caracas on July 24, 1783 to don Juan Vicente Bolivar y Ponte y dona Maria de la Concepcion Palacios y Blanco. Simon received an excellent education from his tutors, Simon Rodriquez and Andres Bello. By the age of nine Bolivar lost both his parents, and was being taken care of by his uncle don Carlos Palacios. At the age of fifteen in 1799 he traveled to Spain to receive a better education. In Spain, Boliv
Alexander Hamilton: Triumph and Tragedies
Alexander Hamilton: Triumph and Tragedies
Alexander Hamilton: Triumph and Tragedies Alexander Hamilton: Triumphs and Tragedies By Matt Flood To die a tragic death by the hand of another man- to carve ones way through destiny and shape one\'s future from the humblest of beginnings- to forge a legacy by a medium only those heralded as our countries Forefathers have per chanced to meddle with- these are the makings and the foundations for which great men and the dreams of our country rely upon. Everyone has heard the name Alexander Hamilto
Benjamin franklin 2
Benjamin franklin 2
Benjamin franklin 2 Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 17, 1706 to Josiah and Abiah-Folger Franklin, who were very religious. His father was a soap and candle maker and didn't make much money. He was the youngest son and the fifteenth child out of seventeen. Benjamin described his father's qualities as "a sound understanding and solid Judgment." He described his mother as "a discreet and virtuous Woman." Benjamin Franklin was not an formally educated man, but his lov