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THE ROBBER BARONS OF THE 19TH CENTURY
THE ROBBER BARONS OF THE 19TH CENTURY
THE ROBBER BARONS OF THE 19TH CENTURY Cornelius Vanderbuilt... ... an ill educated, ungrammatical, coarse, and ruthless, but clear-visioned man. He started his millions in the steamboat industry. As a young boy he went to work for a small steamboat owner, Thomas Gibbons. After learning how to operate a steamboat, he designed one and persuaded Gibbons to build it. Vanderbuilt's slogans of low prices for superior rates attracted many customers. But an unknown to the passengers was that the food a
No sir the first thing is character Before money or anything else Mone
No sir the first thing is character Before money or anything else Mone
“No, sir, the first thing is character. Before money or anything else. Money cannot buy it… Because a man I do not trust could not get money from me on all the bonds in Christendom” (Sinclair XIII). With that line, John Pierpont Morgan ended his career in a show-stealing manner. Indeed, J.P. Morgan was a man of character; moreover, he was perhaps the greatest Wall Street banker of the decade. Unlike others who gained fame at a young age, Morgan lived in obscurity until 1895, where at the age of
Minnesota Iron Range Dialect
Minnesota Iron Range Dialect
Minnesota Iron Range Dialect EngL 3851 Fall 1998 I am a Minnesotan. I have lived here all my life and may continue to do so. Stereotype me: The 10 o'clock news is my window dressing for the 10 o'clock weather (Mohr, 9). You betcha it is. Yah. I wouldn't want you to think that I'm not happy here-it could be worse. Lutefisk. . . umm, my favorite. Are you close; is this representative of myself and most my fellow Minnesotans? Forgive us, but this is slightly, no this is completely ludicrous. For th
Iron
Iron
Iron Iron in its pure state is soft, malleable and ductile (that can be stretched, drawn or hammered thin without breaking ((Webster's Dictionary, 419, 1988)) with a hardness of 4-5. It is easily magnetized at room temperatures and this property disappears when heated above 790 degrees Celsius.. Metal iron occurs in a free state in only a few localities, notably Greenland (Encarta, 1996). One of the physical properties of iron as an ore is its color which can be black, brown or even reddish. Hem
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped the first atomic bomb ever. The city went up in flames caused by the immense power equal to about 20,000 tons of TNT. The project was a success. They were an unprecedented assemblage of civilian, and military scientific brain power—brilliant, intense, and young, the people that helped develop the bomb. Unknowingly they came to an isolated mountain
MEXICO
MEXICO
MEXICO Southward from its 1,500 mile long border with the United States lies the Estados Unidos Mexicanos. A country with slightly more than 750,000 square miles in area, Mexico has a vast array of mineral resources, limited agricultural land, and a rapidly growing population. These factors are the basis for many of the country's present problems as well as opportunities for future development. The nation is struggling to modernize its economy. With more than 80 million people in the mid-1980s,
CAPTULO LXXXVII
CAPTULO LXXXVII
CAPÍTULO LXXXVII CÓMO EL GRAN MONTEZUMA NOS ENVIÓ OTROS EMBAJADORES CON UN PRESENTE DE ORO Y MANTAS, Y LO QUE DIJERON A CORTÉS Y LO QUE LES RESPONDIÓ Ya que estábamos departida para ir nuestro camino a México, vinieron ante Cortés cuatro principales mexicanos que envió Montezuma y trajeron un presente de oro y mantas, y después de hecho su acato, como lo tenían de costumbre, dijeron: “Malinche: este presente te envía nuestro señor el gran Montezuma, y dice que le pesa mucho por el trabajo que ha
Mexico
Mexico
Mexico Before the Spanish, Mexico was occupied by a large number of Indian groups with very different social and economic systems. In general the tribes in the north were relatively small groups of hunters and gatherers who roamed large areas of sparsely vegetated deserts and dry lands. These people are often called the Chichimecs, though they were a mixture of several cultural groups who spoke different languages. In the rest of the country the natives were agriculturists, which helped to suppo
Vocabulario Espaol-Ingls Vocabulary Spanish-English
Vocabulario Espaol-Ingls Vocabulary Spanish-English
Vocabulario Español-Inglés – Vocabulary Spanish-English Spanish 5th Period Pre-Chapter: o la clase (de español) –Spanish class o el/la estudiante – student o el professor, la profesora – professor o el señor – Mr./sir o la señora – Mrs./ma’am o la señorita – Miss./ma’am o y – and o tú – you (casual) o usted – you (formal) o bien – well/good/fine o muy – very o no – no o sí- yes o adios – bye o así, así – so-so o buenas noches – good night o buenas tardes – good afternoon o buenos dias – good mor
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped the first atomic bomb ever. The city went up in flames caused by the immense power equal to about 20,000 tons of TNT. The project was a success. They were an unprecedented assemblage of civilian, and military scientific brain power—brilliant, intense, and young, the people that helped develop the bomb. Unknowingly they came to an isolated mountain se
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project The Manhattan Project was the code name of the U.S.’s attempt to construct an atomic bomb during World War II. It was named after the Manhattan Engineer District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, because a lot of it’s earlier research was done in New York City. An atomic bomb is a weapon that uses the energy from a nuclear reaction called Fission for its destruction. The idea that mass could be changed into energy was predicted by Albert Einstein in the earlier part of t
Two Captains one destiny and one hell of a story line makes what has b
Two Captains one destiny and one hell of a story line makes what has b
Two Captains, one destiny and one hell of a story line, makes what has become to be known as one of the most exciting movie. It cost over $25 million in production fees and took over a year and a half to transform from script to screenplay. When Ronald D. Moor and Brannon Braga, the script writers of Star Trek The Next Generation walked into Rick Berman’s office (the producer of all current Star Trek TV shows) for a mysteriously scheduled meeting in February 1993, they thought they would get fir
Lowell Observatory is located in Flagstaff Arizona It was established
Lowell Observatory is located in Flagstaff Arizona It was established
Lowell Observatory is located in Flagstaff, Arizona. It was established in 1894 by Dr. Percival Lowell. Dr. Percival borrowed several telescopes and managed to collect a small staff and began making observations of the sky. In 1896, Dr. Percival got a 24-inch Alvan Clark refracting telescope that was 32 feet long. Costing $20,000, it is housed in a dome made of Ponderosa pine, the dome was built in ten days with ten men, using no tools. To this day is still standing, and is recognized as a Nati
On the morning of August 6 1945 a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew ove
On the morning of August 6 1945 a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew ove
On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped the first atomic bomb ever. The city went up in flames caused by the immense power equal to about 20,000 tons of TNT. The project was a success. They were an unprecedented assemblage of civilian, and military scientific brain power—brilliant, intense, and young, the people that helped develop the bomb. Unknowingly they came to an isolated mountain setting, known as Los A
Media and Politics of the Seventies
Media and Politics of the Seventies
Media and Politics of the Seventies The price of gas was only around a 51 cents a gallon but in 1970 the amount of negativity in the world was at an extremely high level, with tension coming from all kinds of sources. Such as an assassination attempt on Pope Paul VI in the Philippines. However many of the troubles came from the Vietnam war and then later with inflation. But the greatest troubles stemmed directly from the US government not listening to the people. The bulk of that tension was st
Brave New World was an interesting futuristic novel using colorful ima
Brave New World was an interesting futuristic novel using colorful ima
Brave New World was an interesting futuristic novel using colorful imagery and shocking symbolism. Based on a future life, Brave New World tells the story of people when they are not born anymore, but produced in labs. The setting gives off an air of being very clean without violence. It is an odd setting for the current reader, but for the characters in the book, the life now is odd. There are major differences between children now and children in the book. Children in the book mature faster, a
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project Jayson from Dallas, Texas. The Manhattan Project was the code name for the US effort during World War II to produce the atomic bomb. It was named for the Manhattan Engineer District of the US Army Corps of Engineers, since much of the early research was done in New York City. It was top-secret engineering and industrial project in the United States during World War II, started by refugee physicists in the United States, the program was slowly organized after nuclear fission
Decision To Fund The Atomic Bomb
Decision To Fund The Atomic Bomb
Decision To Fund The Atomic Bomb No man-made phenomenon of such tremendous power had ever occurred before. The lighting effects beggared description. The whole country was lighted by a searing light with the intensity many times greater than that of the midday sun. It was golden, purple, violet, gray, and blue... ( Groueff 355). The words of Brigadier General Thomas F. Farrell describe the onset of the atomic age, which began on July 16, 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. This was the site of the f
Education
Education
Education Option for Prosperity In an advanced information age economy, lifetime earning prospects depend on the quality of education more than ever before. Americans are free to make decisions about their health, college education and welfare. We can choose what to eat, how to exercise, whom to marry and which candidate deserves our vote. All of these choices shape us into the people we are today. The growing trend in home schooled children demonstrates that parents are utilizing their freedom
The Mexican US Connection
The Mexican US Connection
The Mexican U.S. Connection Mexico and the United States have been close together, at the same time being so far apart. Mexico and the U.S. have maintained a healthy neighbor to neighbor relationship over the centuries. There have been disputes of course, but for the most part we are working together. When striving to maintain a healthy relationship between neighboring countries, certain problems arise. When the countries don't have the same standard of living, people might try and migrate illeg
Chaco canyon
Chaco canyon
Chaco canyon Chaco canyon- The Anasazi, who were named by the Navajos, knew how to chart the seasons by observing the sky. The biggest mystery of Chaco Canyon is why the Anasazidecided to leave the home that they had built over so many years. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: History [Paper Title]: chaco canyon [Text]: CHACO CANYON Grade: 84 Language: english System: COLLEGE Country: USA Authors Comments: ABOUT THE ANASAZI INDIANS Teachers Co
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project Jayson from Dallas, Texas. The Manhattan Project was the code name for the US effort during World War II to produce the atomic bomb. It was named for the Manhattan Engineer District of the US Army Corps of Engineers, since much of the early research was done in New York City. It was top-secret engineering and industrial project in the United States during World War II, started by refugee physicists in the United States, the program was slowly organized after nuclear fission
Christine Conradt
Christine Conradt
Christine Conradt Censorship in Cinema Casper/Jewell Fall Semester 1994 NC-17: No Public Access A study of the newest MPAA rating and its effect on American audiences September 27, 1990 was predicted to be a major breakthrough for filmmakers across the country. It was to the be the day that any film possessing rather explicit violence or strong sexual content, but with true artistic value and integrity, would no longer be lumped into the dreaded X rating along with hardcore pornography. Final
CHANGING ATTITUDES OF FERHAT ABBAS
CHANGING ATTITUDES OF FERHAT ABBAS
CHANGING ATTITUDES OF FERHAT ABBAS Introduction Ferhat Abbas believed in the peaceful solution and that the French are willing to co-operate with the Algerians. With this co-operation, he thought, it was possible for all to live together. He was brought up and thought to believe in democracy and parliament, to look for these in a peaceful fashion and that the people have to be asked what to do with their country and not to be terrorised to be convinced differently. However in the 1950's we can
Question Does the white man attempt to care for or respect the earth
Question Does the white man attempt to care for or respect the earth
Question: Does the white man attempt to care for or respect the earth? Claim: Indians share common thoughts on different aspects of the earth on how the white man does not care for or respect it. From the beginning of time, we have been in confrontation with the American Indians. In most of the confrontations the white man is to blame. From the beginning we have been trying to take advantage of the Indians in many different ways. Most obviously it has been in the aspect of taking advantage of t
Geography
Geography
Geography Colorado River Geographers can tell you that the one thing that most rivers and their adjacent flood plains in the world have in common is that they have rich histories associated with human settlement and development. This especially true in arid regions which are very dependent upon water. Two excellent examples are the Nile and the Tigris-Euphrates rivers which show use the relationship between rivers and concentrations of people. However, the Colorado River is not such a good exam
I INTRODUCTION
I INTRODUCTION
I. INTRODUCTION A mountain is an elevated land mass usually higher than its surroundings. Some are isolated, but they usually appear in ranges(MsBs95W32). A group of ranges closely related in form, origin, and alignment is a mountain system; an elongated group of systems is a chain; and a complex of ranges, systems, and chains continental in extent is a cordillera, zone, or belt.(MsBs95W32). Some mountains are remains of plateaus, mesas, and buttes, through erosion(Summerfield). Others are con
Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon
Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon
Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon When I think of an American place worth a visit, I think of somewhere I went in which I had an exceptional time and learned much new knowledge, one vacation I went on sticks out most in my mind. I chose to write my speech on Las Vegas, Nevada and the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Both are located out west and when traveling to one people usually choose to visit both. I went to both of them last spring break and hope to go again. Las Vegas, the seat of Clark County, Nev
Grand Canyon Report
Grand Canyon Report
Grand Canyon Report Ryan Wood 2-9-99 The Grand Canyon is one of the biggest canyons in the world. It is located in northwestern Arizona. The canyon is 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and more than 5,000 feet deep. The entire canyon has many beautiful sites such as towering buttes, mesas, and valleys within its main gorge. One of the most spectacular sites to visit is the Grand Canyon National Park, which receives about four million visitors a year. For all that we know, the canyon is relatively r
Nevada
Nevada
Nevada Alan Gray Table Of Contents 1) Table Of Contents 2) State Flag 3) Facts a) Seal b) Motto c) State Symbols 4) History a) Capital b) Year of Entry 5) Major Industries 6) Population 7) System of Government 8) Wildlife and Environment 9) Tourist Traps 10) Vacation Plan 2 3 State Seal- State Motto- All For Our Country State Tree- Single-Leaf Pinion and Bristlecone Pine State Flower- Sagebrush State Animal- Desert Bighorn Sheep State Colors- Silver and Blue State Song- “Home Means Nevada” Lyric
Colorado River
Colorado River
Colorado River Geographers can tell you that the one thing that most rivers and their adjacent flood plains in the world have in common is that they have rich histories associated with human settlement and development. This especially true in arid regions which are very dependent upon water. Two excellent examples are the Nile and the Tigris-Euphrates rivers which show use the relationship between rivers and concentrations of people. However, the Colorado River is not such a good example along m
The Colorado River
The Colorado River
The Colorado River Geographers can tell you that the one thing that most rivers and their adjacent flood plains in the world have in common is that they have rich histories associated with human settlement and development. This especially true in arid regions which are very dependent upon water. Two excellent examples are the Nile and the Tigris-Euphrates rivers which show use the relationship between rivers and concentrations of people. However, the Colorado River is not such a good example alo
CATS
CATS
CATS I own the play Cats on tape and this is an Opera written by Andrew Lloyd Weber. Theis play is one of the longest written plays on Broadway and is a classic. This is a musical with no talking in it at all plus it lets you see or look at what life might look like threw the eyes of cats. I have seen the play but that was not this semester but sense I own the movie I watched at my home. I chose this play because I enjoy Andrew Lloyd Weber plays for example: Phantom of the Opera, La Mesarables.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease/ Crohn's Disease Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proctitis. Ulcerative colitis causes ulceration and inflammation of the inner lining of a couple of really bad places, while Crohn's disease is an inflammation that extends into the deeper