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PROHIBITION
PROHIBITION I. Introduction II. Early prohibition A. During 1800s B. During 1920 III. The 18th Amendment A. Who came up with it. B. How and when it was enforced. IV. Mob involvement in Prohibition A. Sherman Billingsley 1. Early years 2. Later years B. George Remus 1. Early years 2. Later years C. Mob in Chicago D. Mob in Detroit V. The art of Rum Running A. Who founded it. B. How it was enforced. VI. Steps toward repeal A. Who wanted it. B. Why they wanted it. VII. The End of Prohibition A. Wh...

The Aboriginal People of Newfoundland Bibliography Grabowski Jan Lectu
The Aboriginal People of Newfoundland Bibliography Grabowski, Jan. Lecture His 2401, October 4, 1996. Email address: Howley, James Patrick. The Beothuks or Red Indians: The Aboriginal Inhabitants of Newfoundland. University of Cambridge Press., Cambridge, England. Marshall, Ingeborg. History and the Ethnography of the BeothukMcGill)Queens University Press.: 1996, Canada. Marshall, Ingeborg C.L.. Reports and Letters by George Christopher Pulling: Relating to the Beothuk Indians of Newfoundland Br...

English The Jungle by Upton Sinclair There are many characters in The
English The Jungle by Upton Sinclair There are many characters in The Jungle. These characters vary widely in their professions, social status, and economic status. The main character in the novel is a Lithuanian named Jurgis Rudkus. His wife is Ona Lukoszaite, also a Lithuanian. Their son is named Antanas. Mike Scully is a powerful political leader in Packingtown. Phil Connor is a foreman in Packingtown, politically connected (through Scully), and a man who causes much trouble for Jurgis. Jac...

Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe was written by Daniel Defoe. The novel was first published in 1719. It tells the story of a young explorer who becomes marooned on a deserted island. His experiences of the island change his outlook on life. Daniel Defoe was a short story writer that came from an poor family. Defoe was poor for most of his life and made his living as a butcher and a writer. Defoe mostly wrote short stories and political essays. Robinson Crusoe was a combination of two short storie...

I love this business exults Robert Kaynes Jr vice president of sales
I love this business, exults Robert Kaynes Jr., vice president of sales (and grandson of the founder) at Bron Shoe, the Columbus, Ohio-based company responsible for putting millions of pairs of bronzed baby shoes on bookshelves in the homes of loving parents across America for the past 75 years. It may sound schmaltzy Kaynes concedes, but it's a schmaltzy business. We're selling sentiment. Still, how do you market a memory? For companies like Hallmark, FTD, Bron Shoe, and others in the se...

Chapter One
Chapter One The night was cold, and the wind was blowing hard, you could feel the chill in your bones, and yet the seniors bacth 1998-1999 are on their way to seniors night which will be held at an Island which they call FEAR ISLAND! Lester, while packing his equipments heard a noise from the Garden, he paused for a minute, walk slowly to his window, while looking at the dark view of the Garden the cat suddenly appeared banging on the window, meowing! This frightened Lester that he almost jump a...

Brave New World Essay
Brave New World Essay Only if a person (s) has an IQ of 80 and above, has an income above $12,000 a year, has no serious emotional problems, and is able to care for a child should she or he be allowed to have children. Having met these requirements a child license should be issued. This insures that the person having the child is perfectly capable and financially able to provide for him. In society today licenses are handed out left and right. Little boys with puppies have to make sure their dad...

Claude
Claude Oscar Monet 1840-1926 When I think of an artist I would like to research, my mind automatically heads for the vibrant colors of the impressionist painters. Like anyone else I have many favorites, (Van Gogh, Renoir, and Pissarro), however one artist delivers the oxygen which allows myself to breathe deeply, this fellows name is Claude Monet. I am overtaken by the sort of characteristics that are involved in Monets work, such as his devotion to the movement of the objects he painted, along...

The Values of the Invisible Man
The Values of the Invisible Man I awoke, there was a crash on the upper deck. I heard a thunderous crackling from my head above. I ran up the stairs and what I saw devastated me. The small wooden boat was completely coated in billowy flames. Help, help, somebody please! I slowly moved towards the sound being careful to dodge flames as much as possible. The smoke was choking me. I could see a faint outline of a face across the deck. It was Tom, my lifelong friend and companion. He was completely ...

Captured
Captured Parts Anthony Burns Albert Burns Charles Suttle Thomas Wentworth Higginson Police Deputies Scene 1 [Set is quiet, it is dark. Burns is struggling trying to unlock something.] Burns: [to himself] Stupid things wont come off. I need to get out of here. A man like me, a reverend, a good man that can read and write and teach should not be out some boat being treated like garbage. [Burns continues to struggle and finally gets free. He goes to the edge of the ship and jumps into the cold wat...

Ernest Miller Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway Ernest Miller Hemingway was born at eight o'clock in the morning on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. In the nearly sixty two years of his life that followed he forged a literary reputation unsurpassed in the twentieth century. In doing so, he also created a mythological hero in himself that captivated not only serious literary critics but the average man as well. In a word, he was a star. Born in the family home at 439 North Oak Park Avenue, a house built by his widow...

Richard Branson
Richard Branson Principles of Management BCD1H07 Select a successful entrepreneur, and outline his management styles and leadership characteristics. Consider how these have contributed to success, and how they may contribute to failure. Richard Branson: An entrepreneur is somebody who is willing to go where others are not. Who doesn't often listen to accountants. Who if somebody says [something is] impossible, is determined to prove them wrong. Pick up any newspaper or magazine and theres a...

Twelve Locations in Huck Finn
Twelve Locations in Huck Finn St. Petersburg As the story opens, Huck Finn has been adopted by the Widow Douglas who wants to make him conform to the way and views of society. It is with this forced learning that Huck finds that he is not comfortable with the situation. Huck Finn, a boy of approximately 12 years, is the son of the town drunk. Widow Douglas adopts him so that she can civilize him and raise him to be a gentleman. Huck does not like the dull ways of the Widow. Though she is nurturi...

Flannery OConnors
Flannery OConnors 4 Characteristics: OConnor In a culture milk-fed on fairy tales and happy endings, Flannery OConnors work is a brutal splash of reality. The purpose in her work was not to give false hope, but rather to shock the reader into examining the truth. Her stories are webs disguised in distinct but complex themes. Religious overtones, absurd situations, southern racial issues, and extreme amounts of mental, emotional, and physical violence are illustrated in many of her pieces. Th...

The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales Introduction Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales, a collection of stories in a frame story, between 1387 and 1400. It is the story of a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury (England). The pilgrims, who come from all layers of society, tell stories to each other to kill time while they travel to Canterbury. If we trust the General Prologue, Chaucer intended that each pilgrim should tell two tales on the way to Canterbury and two tales on the way...

Censorship of Books in American Literature
Censorship of Books in American Literature American Literature; Period 3 February 6, 2004 American Lit January 28, 2004 Outline Censorship of Books in American History I Intro A Banned books background 1. History 2. Other books B. Thesis- The censorship of books is unnecessary and should be considered unconstitutional; the right to free speech is our first amendment and the banning of certain books takes away one of the most basic ideas this country was founded on. II History (in depth) A. Earl...

Koran and the Bible
Koran and the Bible Koran Bible The Koran and the Bible are both sacred religious books. They both have similarities and yet significant differences. The version of the flood in the Koran differs from that in the Christian bible in three key ways: the way the participants converse, the views of heaven, and the way in which the flood is handled. These differences reflect a fundamental variance in the ways the two cultures view mans relationship with God. In the Koran, Noah and God talk different...

Materialism Vs Spiritualism
Materialism Vs. Spiritualism Life is not about extremes. You need to have a little of everything to be happy and peaceful. Siddharta is a book that shows every type of people there can be. You see how un-happy everybody can be if they dont follow their heart, Being spiritual helps peoples soul and having nice material things help there appearance. There is noting bad with looking nice. If someone looks good it doesnt mean theyre a snob or anything like that you cant judge a book by its cover...

Symbolism
Symbolism Symbolism played an important part in the development of story. This narrative technique is used to give a significance to certain people or objects, which represent some other figure. The following table lists many of the examples of symbolism used throughout Golding's book. Object/CharacterRepresentsPiggy (and Glasses) Clear-sightedness, intelligence. Their state represents the status of social order.Ralph, The ConchDemocracy, OrderSimonPure Goodness, Christ Figure RogerEvil, SatanJa...

My Family Reunion
My Family Reunion Last summer, my family and I went on a camping trip, to Shaver Lake for a family reunion. The plan was to leave by 8oclock A.M., but my dad took forever to pack up the car, so we did not leave until 10oclock A.M. It took us 6 hours to get to the campsite. When we got there, we unpacked and put up our tent. The reunion was with my moms side of the family; we did many activities, and spent a few days at my grandparents house. One reason for the reunion was that my grandma a...

The Human Mind Retreats Back into the Caves
The Human Mind Retreats Back into the Caves ILA 8 Period 4-5 Essay Due: March 31, 2004 For 300,000 years humans are said to have survived on this planet. And for 300,000 years we have kept our primal ways. As society expands it seems the further we as a human race are from developing into a mature and new generation. We seem to be, regressing back into our cave-dwelling state of mind instead of embracing the neo-technological world and referring to a non-existent thought process paralleling that...

Physical Journeys
Physical Journeys In Physical Journeys the path followed is less important the final destination. Discuss with reference to the set text and at least two pieces of supplementary material. In RPF the first journey, which is the journey of the girls to the Moore River, is less important to actually reach Moore River and Mr Neville. The details of the first journey are basic and do not have much importance in the film. Mr Neville does not care how the girls reach Moore River as long as they are...

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner In Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, the author uses the story of a sailor and his adventures to reveal aspects of life. This tale follows the Mariner and his crew as they travel between the equator and the south pole, and then back to England. The author's use of symbolism lends the work to adults as a complex web of representation, rather than a children's book about a sailor. First, in the poem, the ship symbolizes the body of man....

Rule of the The Bone
Rule of the The Bone Rule Of The Bone, written by Russell Banks, is a story told by a short fourteen year old boy named Chappie, who endured a lot of pain and suffering. His father abandoned his family when Chappie was five. When his mother remarried, he suffered from his stepfathers abuse. Both his mother and stepfather were alcoholics and completely ignored him. To gain attention, Chappie got a Mohawk haircut, pierced his ears, and sported a nose ring. As an escape, Chappie started using drug...

The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter Chapter 1 A prison door is surrounded by a group of Puritan settlers. They are dressed in dark, simple clothing, and wear serious expressions. Just to the side of the door is a single wild rose bush, covered with flowers because it is June, rose season: [O]n one side of the portal, and rooted almost at the threshold, was a wild rose-bush, covered, in this month of June, with its delicate gems, which might be imagined to offer their fragrance and fragile beauty to the prisoner ...

Americanization
Americanization American History 1820 -1920 Paper #2 After the Civil War and well on into the twentieth century, the United States under went a major change in its industry. Also during this time, the number of people who immigrated to the United States greatly increased. This was a good thing for the U.S. because these people provided the workforce for industries. While this seemed all well and good on the surface, below the surface people were afraid of what was happening around them. Industry...

BAYARD RUSTIN THE UNKNOWN LEADER
BAYARD RUSTIN THE UNKNOWN LEADER Ethnic Groups and Other Minorities SOC-304 12/13/2004 ABSTRACT A master strategist and tireless activist, Bayard Rustin should be best remembered as the one of the main organizers of the 1963 March on Washington one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in the United States. He brought Gandhis protest techniques to the American civil rights movement, and helped mold Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. into an international symbol of peace and nonviolence. Des...

The California Gold Rush
The California Gold Rush 7W During the late 1840s and early 1850s a source of easily accessible gold was discovered in California. The people who came to collect gold, now known as 49ers (since they came to California in 1849), had many difficulties and hardships throughout their quest for gold. Despite all of the downsides of going to California people came in extremely large numbers, by any means necessary. The idea of becoming rich overrode their common sense. Discovery of Gold Before the d...

Hammurabi Letter
Hammurabi Letter History Pd. 6 9-26-03 Dear Father, This is your son, Bonswaga. As you know, I am now settled in Mesopotamia. Hammurabi, the leader here, has made certain laws and rules to follow by, along with severe consequences. This is what I wanted to write to you about. There may be simple laws, and if you do not follow them, there are severe consequences, for example, just to tell if one is innocent or guilty, you must lick a smoldering hot iron spoon! One law has to do with stealing anim...

Civil War History Notes
Civil War History Notes HISTORY 311 NOTES SEPTEMBER 24th until OCTOBER 24th HIS 311 SEPT 24 -1861- Civil War begins -Nov.-dec TRENT incident -1862-64- Alabama depredations -Oct.-St. Alban's rd. -1865- Reciprocity Tr. denounced -1866- Fenian Invasion -sub themes -public opinion foreign policy -xtrnl coincide w/ intrnl issues -colonies and their costs COMPARISON OF CAN AND US -Can and US are parallel -major events, trade are shared -civil society devl'p same way -culture is same exc. QUE, Louisi...

War World II Interview
War World II Interview Me: What is your name? Andrew: Andrew Rutherford Me: How old were you when you got drafted? Andrew: I was drafted at the age of 20 Me: Where did you live at the time? Andrew: I lived in Shreveport, Louisiana at the time. Me: Were you married at the time? Andrew: No, I lived with my mother and she wanted me to get married soon, but then the war came. Me: Did you have any family in the war? Andrew: Yes my brother was in the war with me, but he was not stationed with me. Me: ...

Kennedy A Legacy A Murder and a Conspiracy
Kennedy: A Legacy, A Murder, and a Conspiracy Period 4 4-19-03 John F. Kennedy- the first in a legacy of fate-filled, extraordinary family of politicians who ran this country in times of turmoil since the 1960s. However, the Warren Commission, the popular name given to the investigation of his death, proved nothing in their conclusion of how and who had shot him. His murder, which has forever remained a mystery throughout the last half century, was a brutal and public death. What were the motiv...

Long road home
Long road home Hallo. My name is Laddie, and I am a dog. My master is a boy, called Jimmie. Now I want to share my exciting story with you. I was walking around in the garden, when I sore Jimmie came out from the house, with some big boxs. Then Jimmies mom came out with a table. It was funny because they put the stuff in the van. First it seemed very mysterious, but then I woke up and smelt the fresh paint. We were moving from our lovely house. First I didnt want to believe it, but then I cam...

The Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall The Berlin Wall, for twenty-eight years, separated friends, families, and a nation. A lot of suffering began for Germany when World War II commenced, but by the end of the war Germany was in the mists of a disaster waiting to happen. After WWII was over Germany was divided into four parts. The United States, Great Britain, and France controlled the three divisions that were formed in the Western half; and the Eastern half was controlled by the Soviet Republic. The Western divisio...

The Phoenicians
The Phoenicians The Phoenicians had many strong qualities throughout their history. Among the most dominant of these traits were their seafaring abilities, trade and merchant abilities, and their expansion into the Mediterranean Sea. The Phoenician settlement in the Mediterranean has been estimated to the year 2500 BC. The Phoenicians were actually descendants of the Canaanites to the south who had settled Palestine several hundred years earlier. They were also heavily influenced by the Sumerian...

World Trade CenterIntroduction
World Trade CenterIntroduction I go to Williams and John Street everyday for work. I arrived at the WTC N, R station just as I do everyday, headphones on, listening to The Avalanches. It was a beautiful, clear blue, cool pre-fall morning. I felt the sonic boom go right through me, and then heard what sounded like a truck tire blowing out, ringing through the sandwiched building downtown, as I have heard many times before. I look up, and I see flames shooting out of the WTC number two, immediat...

Vocabulario Espaol-Ingls Vocabulary Spanish-English
Vocabulario Espaol-Ingls Vocabulary Spanish-English Spanish 5th Period Pre-Chapter: o la clase (de espaol) Spanish class o el/la estudiante student o el professor, la profesora professor o el seor Mr./sir o la seora Mrs./maam o la seorita Miss./maam o y and o t you (casual) o usted you (formal) o bien well/good/fine o muy very o no no o s- yes o adios bye o as, as so-so o buenas noches good night o buenas tardes good afternoon o buenos dias good mor...

On the day they were going to kill Santiago Nasar
On the day they were going to kill Santiago Nasar Litera2 A. Historical Context The book Chronicle of a Death Foretold was written by 1982 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature, Gabriel Garca Mrquez, and was translated from Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. Editorial La Oveja Negra Ltda, Bogot, originally published Chronicle of a Death Foretold in Columbia as Crnica de una muerte anunciada in December 1981. Jonathan Cape Ltd., London, also originally published the book in English in Great Britain...

ECOZONE AND NAIONAL PARK TRIP PLANNER
ECOZONE AND NAIONAL PARK TRIP PLANNER Trip Day Number: 1 Date: June 25th Depart From: House Destination: Delta St. Johns Hotel and Conference Central Route Followed: N/A Methods of Travel: Walked Distance Traveled: N/A Estimated Time: N/A Ecozone(s) you Visited: Boreal Shield Activities on Route: N/A At Destination: I relaxed when I arrive for an hour before I ate . After dinner we went too the conference room where a man name Alex dictate the trip to us. Description of Ecozone(s): The ecozone ...

Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer
Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer Eng 232 February 5, 2003 Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is written from the view point of the boy Huckleberry Finn., who tells about the adventures he is having on the Mississippi River with a runaway slave, whose name is Jim. It becomes apparent early in the book that there are a couple of people who play major roles in Huck's life. One is Jim and the other is Tom Sawyer, the person Huck wishes he could be like. Throughout the story references oc...

Literary Analysis
Literary Analysis English 102 7 April 2000 English 102Literary Analysis In Search of Entertainment Boredom is what comes after the basic needs are filled and it is what drives human beings to do what they do best, entertain themselves at any cost. In Splinters as well as in Bad Boy Number Seventeen, the main characters are so bored with their lives, as different as they are socially and economically, that they create most unusual hobbies for themselves and in the end up paying for it. These...

Heavens Prisoners
Heavens Prisoners Heavens Prisoners. By James Lee Burke. (New York, New York.) Pocket Books, 1988. 274 pp. In James Lee Burkes novel, Heavens Prisoners, the reader sees how two people who grow up in the same small cajun town environment during the same time period can grow up to be so different. One man becomes a criminal based in the large city of New Orleans. The other man ends up a retired police officer in New Iberia with a lessthanperfect employment record who sells bait and rents boa...

An American Tragedy
An American Tragedy History Book Report Historical Fiction Your Name _ _______________ Book Title _An American Tragedy____________ Author Theodore Dreiser _ Where did you get this book? _ ________ Number of pages _853__ Number of pages you read _853__ 1) Write a summary of the events in the book. For every 25 pages of the book you must write at least a one-half page summary of what happened in those pages. If your book is over 300 pages, you may summarize every 50 pages. Make sure to emphasize...

Lord of the Rings Journal
Lord of the Rings Journal Year 9 Journal Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien. Lord of the rings is a wonderful book about a magical land called Middle-Earth. The actual lord of the rings in an evil sorcerer named Sauron. In the fires of Mt Doom, Sauron forged a ring; in it he poured all his evil and dark spirit, this ring made him immortal and an undefeatable foe to the peaceful people of Middle earth. The ring then fell out of known existence after an epic battle during which the ring is cut from...

Morte d Arthur
Morte d Arthur In order to create an interesting story, one must combine a number of elements. Those elements should captivate the readers attention. Things required to entertain a reader have changed over time. Nowadays, all that is needed is a little lust combined with an impossible actionfilled plot. But in the days of knights and kings; lords and ladies; kings and queens; and honorable battlesrealism, magic, and a touch of religion kept the reader begging for more. Sir Thomas Malory capi...

Music Definitions
Music Definitions Quiz 1A Music Definitions Score: 1. Give an example of Music and Noise being created by each of the following sound-producing media: Use a different font or color. A. Bird(s) Music We can find the music created by the sound of birds singing, from Concerto Four Seasons By Vivaldi. On the first movement, there is a part of trilling violins, which express the approaching of spring using sounds of birds singing. This came out as very harmonic and beautiful music. Noise The anno...

Music Of The Alaskan EskimosChapter 18
Music Of The Alaskan EskimosChapter 18 Non-Western Music Outline Intro: -Each geographical region of Alaska, and each group of people within an area have their own variations and styles. -Eskimo music and performing practices are derivatives of the natural and social environment. I. Appeals to the Spirits: - To ensure success in survival skills, appeals were made to the inua (spirits) of animals or to the spirit of the atmosphere, sila. - These appeals were made primarily through the medium of d...

The Odyssey
The Odyssey English Tuesday, December 07, 1999 Odyssey Thesis Paper The Odyssey by Homer, written in the late eighth or early seventh century B. C., was the first epic poem. In telling the story of a man named Odysseus, the narrative also describes his ten-year Odyssey home from the Trojan War. In the Greek culture, the god and goddesses ruled and created the destiny of all creatures, although they were very human-like in their actions. Throughout Homers epic, the gods and goddesses showed an...

Philosophy Theology In Mass Media
Philosophy Theology In Mass Media This semester in the Mass Media In Society class has taught me a lot about how I, and society as a whole, view various forms of media. Every individual takes something different from media that is personal to him or her, and can never be fully understood by another. Everything will affect people differently, especially when raised with varying backgrounds and moral standards. Mass Media can be defined simply as any form of print, electronic, or performed source ...

Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe Part 1 Robinson Crusoe is a brilliantly adventurous story written by Daniel Defoe in 1719. It is about a revolutionary man who achieves his ambition of traveling the world. He discovers both the fortunes and misfortunes in life. This story starts in the city of York in the year 1632. Robinson Crusoe is a boy who has been educated to become a lawyer. His father being a very aged man had taught him enough to commence in the study of law. However to Robinson Crusoe, this easy future...