The Gold Medals

Important Presidential Elections
Important Presidential Elections
Important Presidential Elections Some of the most important presidential elections 1812 The election of 1812 consisted of a battle between James Madison, and De Witt Clinton. Madison had represented both Democratic and Republican beliefs, while Clinton was a Federalist. James Madison was born in Port Conway, Va., on March 16, 1751. A Princeton graduate, he joined the struggle for independence on his return to Virginia in 1771. He had been an active politician in the 1770s and 1780s. He was gre
The Great Depression
The Great Depression
The Great Depression Cut wages, growing unemployment, poverty, and suffering were unforgettable experiences during the Great Depression of the thirties. Many people learned to face these hard times with the help of famous sports figures. They gave hope and to many people pride in what they stood for to them. One of these great sports figures who helped Americans was boxer Joe Louis. In 1936 he fought the world champion Max Schmeling and had his first lose. Max Schmeling was a German boxer and th
IMAGERY
IMAGERY
IMAGERY The term imagery has various applications. Generally, imagery includes all kinds of sense perception (not just visual pictures). In a more limited application, the term describes visible objects only. But the term is perhaps most commonly used to describe figurative language, which is as a theme in literature. An example is animal imagery in Othello When Iago tortures Othello with animal images of his wife's supposed infidelity, were they as prime as goats, as hot as monkeys… (3.3.403
Schindlers List
Schindlers List
Schindler’s List Schindler's List is one of the most powerful movies of all time. It tells the powerful true story of the German businessman Oskar Schindler who comes to Nazi- captured Poland looking for economic blooming and leaves as a savior of more than 1,100 Jews. Many of our grandparents told us of the stories and we learned about it in school year after year, but to see it put to life was a totally touching experience. Some of us couldn't even bare to look at those gruesome scenes. The mo
Sport
Sport
Sport Sport is very popular in our country. People of all ages go in for sports[1]. Sport makes us feel in good form[2] and healthy[3]. In summer you can go in for outdoor sports[4]: swimming, football, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, tennis, running, jumping and so on. In winter we can do in for skiing, skating, hockey, and so on. We can go in for sports individually or attend[5] a club and have a trainer. From time to time[6] international championships[7] and races[8] take place[9]. Ther
Athletic Drug Usage
Athletic Drug Usage
Athletic Drug Usage Each year athlete’s ability to perform seems to increase by leaps and bounds. Athlete’s are running faster, throwing farther, and jumping higher. Some of reasons for this increase can be attributed to better training methods, better conditioning techniques, increased understanding of nutrition and better overall health of the athlete. Generally, these improvements involve one or more of the previously mentioned scenarios, but some athletes always seem to take it a step furthe
Olympics
Olympics
Olympics The modern Oplympic Game, first held in 1896, in Athens, Greece. The first modern Olmpic Games were inspired by British schoolmaster, organized by a Frenchman, and held in greece. An arena was built on the foundations of the long-vanished Panathenaic Stadium, and the first modern Olympics opened on April 6, 1896. The 1896 games provied one of the most stirring moments in olympics history. The Olympics originated in Greece and were games of strength and endurence. These games were held e
CURRENT EVENTS 1945-1996
CURRENT EVENTS 1945-1996
CURRENT EVENTS: 1945-1996 1945 On April 12 Harry S. Truman became President of the United States of America., In Washington, D.C. On August 6 at 9:15 a.m. US fighter planes dropped an Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima Japan. In Berlin, Germany on April 30, Adolf Hitler was found dead, Hitler committed suicide. 1946 On October 16 in Nurenburg, 9 Nazi war criminals were hanged for the crimes during WW II. On April 25 Big Four Ministers met in Paris to finalize a treaty with Germany, to end WWII. In Austria
Anna and Mikhail Grinkov were in the Russian police force and were anx
Anna and Mikhail Grinkov were in the Russian police force and were anx
Anna and Mikhail Grinkov were in the Russian police force, and were anxiously waiting the arrival of their new son. On February 4, 1967 in the highly populated capital of Moscow, Sergei Grinkov was born. Sergei received nothing but love and warmth from his loving parents and relatives. One day, Anna and Mikhail decided to bring their 5 year old son, Sergei to the Central Army skating rink for a trial lesson. Five year old Sergei instantly fell in love with figure skating, and every day he could
The sudden explosion of interest in sports in Korea has been closely l
The sudden explosion of interest in sports in Korea has been closely l
The sudden explosion of interest in sports in Korea has been closely linked to the economic boom in industry, beginning about the middle of the century. The impressive staging of the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, stands witness to this fact. In the past few years there has been a tremendous emphasis on the advancement of sports policies and rules, along with the construction of many new sport facilities. As a result, sports are now an almost daily event for many residents, and spectator sports are be
Key Terms
Key Terms
Key Terms Pat Garrett- He was born in Alabama, and was a buffalo hunter, cowboy, horse rancher, Texas Ranger, and twice a sheriff. He was the Sheriff of New Mexico in 1880 and in 1897. He was the man who hunted, found, and shot William H. Bonney (a.k.a. Billy the Kid). How he died in 1908 is not certain. Wounded Knee Creek- The site of an Indian Reservation, Wounded Knee is in the Pine Ridge Sioux Reservation, South Dakota. This was the location of the last major battle between federal troops
The 1800's were a tumultuous time for the United States of America At
The 1800's were a tumultuous time for the United States of America At
The 1800's were a tumultuous time for the United States of America. At that time the south was typically slave and the northerners were traditionally for freedom. The slave states of the south and the abolitionist in the north were quarreling and the government recognizing that made efforts to stop or delay the civil war. In 1819 Missouri wanted to enter the Union a slave state. At this time the 22 states of the Union were divided evenly 11 slave and 11 free. Northern states were afraid that if
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION Canada is still correcting unjust treatment of our Aboriginal citizens, and the end is not yet in sight. However, Canada has a better record, than another former British colony, South Africa. For 250 years, South African treatment of its original peoples, was an international shame. Apartheid meaning 'separateness' was the law and the policy of South Africa that defined an evil, racist system of denying the rights of non-white people in the country. Apartheid created a nation whe
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The Women’s Rights Movement 1848-1998 Jessica Holman Mr. Fox / Ms. Brown English / History First Semester Junior Report The Women’s Rights Movement 1848-1998 The Women’s Rights Movement was and continues to be one of the most incredible and inspirational series of events to occur in United States history. One of the more credible aspects of these events happens to be the bold, intelligent pioneers that paved the way for many other women throughout the United States to follow. An important battl
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
Women Athletes Are They Treated Fairly
Women Athletes Are They Treated Fairly
Women Athletes: Are They Treated Fairly? According to Wulf (1997), in 1972 there were only 31,000 women participating in intercollegiate athletics. Now there are more than 120,000 female athletes in the nation's colleges' (79). This is a dramatic increase in females participating in athletics. The increase, though, doesn't mean that women are getting more athletic money. In 1978, the federal government issued a law called Title IX that prohibits colleges and universities from discriminating aga
Revelation
Revelation
Revelation Robert Frost is remembered as one of the most popular and honored poets of the twentieth century. His popularity is partly due to his experiences and the universal themes that he uses to create his poems about relationships, nature, and the world. Frost’s experiences in life help him to create the vivid scenes he sets within his poetry. He was born on March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, California, but most of his works revolve around rural New England. He graduated in 1892 from Lawrenc
Lorenzo de' Medici 1449-1492
Lorenzo de' Medici 1449-1492
Lorenzo de' Medici (1449-1492) Ruler of Florence Unofficial ruler of republican Florence during the Renaissance period, who was a poet, diplomatist, and celebrated patron of the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici was born on January 1, 1449, in Florence, an independent Italian city-state republic famous then as now for its artistic and intellectual achievements during what scholars call the Italian Renaissance. After 1434, his grandfather Cosimo had established the Medici family's dominant position withi
The Olympic Games an international sports competition are held once ev
The Olympic Games an international sports competition are held once ev
The Olympic Games, an international sports competition, are held once every four years at a different site, where athletes from different nations compete against each other in a wide variety of sports. There are two classifications of Olympics, the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics. Through 1992 they were held in the same year, but beginning in 1994 they were rescheduled so that they are held in alternate even-numbered years. For example, the Winter Olympics were held in 1994 and the Summ
Jesse Owens is a hero to many for his courage ethics and triumphs Maya
Jesse Owens is a hero to many for his courage ethics and triumphs Maya
Jesse Owens is a hero to many for his courage, ethics, and triumphs. Maya Angelou, the famous American poet, best explained what a hero gives us as individuals in her poem, Extravagant Spirits Without their fierce devotion We are fragile and forlorn, Stumbling briefly, among the stars. We and our futures belong to them Exquisitely, our beliefs and our Breaths are made tangible in their love. By their extravagant spirits, they draw us From the safe borders And into the center of the center ring
Relgion Project
Relgion Project
Relgion Project Have you ever saw a crippled man and felt sorry for him? Have you ever walked by a man in a wheelchair and gave a funny look because you think they are helpless or aren’t normal. Just because a man is crippled dosen’t mean that they are different. A man being in a weelchair can do anything a man not in a wheelchair. Just because a man may look innocent in a wheelchair dosn’t mean it’s true. In today’s world we find the kingdom of God is “right now”, but “not yet”. Ted ernst is a
These are two hypothetical questions from a 1995 poll of 198 US Olympi
These are two hypothetical questions from a 1995 poll of 198 US Olympi
These are two hypothetical questions from a 1995 poll of 198 U.S. Olympians or aspiring Olympians: ‘You are offered a banned performance-enhancing substance, with two guarantees: 1) You will not be caught. 2) You will win. Would you take the substance?’ One hundred and ninety-five athletes said yes; three said no. Scenario II: ‘You are offered a banned performance-enhancing substance that comes with two guarantees: 1) You will not be caught. 2) You will win every competition you enter for the n
History of Swimming
History of Swimming
History of Swimming Swimming was invented before recorded history. Humans discovered how to swim by accident. A person probably fell into the water and struggled to shore using a dog-paddle stroke. There was an Egyptian hieroglyph for swimming dating from 2500 BC. The ancient Greeks and Romans made swimming an important part of their military training programs. There have been known swimming contests that were organized in Japan as early as the 1st century BC. During the Middle Ages in Europe, s
Holy Year of Jubilee
Holy Year of Jubilee
Holy Year of Jubilee Holy Year of Jubilee The ultimate derivation of the word jubilee is disputed, but it is most probable that the Hebrew word jobel, to which it is traced, meant a ram's horn , and that from this instrument, used in proclaiming the celebration, a certain idea of rejoicing was derived. Further, passing through the Greek iobelaios, or iobelos, the word became confused with the Latin jubilo, which means to shout , and has given us the forms jubilatio and jubilaeum, now adopted in
Human Cloning
Human Cloning
Human Cloning Imagine it is the year 2008. As you pick up your daily issue of the New York Times, you begin to read some of the interesting articles on the front page. The top story of the paper reads, Germany Wins All Gold Medals at the Olympic Games: Is Cloning in Competitive Events Fair? Other interesting articles reported on the front page include: Rock Star Stacy Levesque and Lover’s Nuclear Transplanted Child is Born and Former President George Bush’s Cloned Heart Transplant A Success.
Important Presidential Elections
Important Presidential Elections
Important Presidential Elections 1812 The election of 1812 consisted of a battle between James Madison, and De Witt Clinton. Madison had represented both Democratic and Republican beliefs, while Clinton was a Federalist. James Madison was born in Port Conway, Va., on March 16, 1751. A Princeton graduate, he joined the struggle for independence on his return to Virginia in 1771. He had been an active politician in the 1770's and 1780's. He was greatly know for championing the Jefferson reform pro
Oscar De La Hoya
Oscar De La Hoya
Oscar De La Hoya Oscar De La Hoya is a famous professional boxer. He is known all over the world for his looks, talent in the ring and his great sportsmanship. He is one of the best fighters in the field of boxing and a good role model for young children in the world today. PERSONAL Oscar De La Hoya lives and was born in East Los Angeles, California on February 4, 1973. His parents names are Joel, a former professional boxer from Durango, Mexico, and Dona Cecilia De La Hoya. His mother, Cecilia,
Creatine Andro
Creatine Andro
Creatine & Andro Statement of the Problem In the passed few years there has been an increase in the popularity of performance-enhancing supplements that are used by athletes. Some of the most popular of these supplements are creatine and androstenedione. They are used by some very famous athletes in professional sports. There are many problems that go along with using these supplements that are not only health-wise, but also the message that is being sent to children involved in youth athletics.
The Effects of Anabolic Steroids
The Effects of Anabolic Steroids
The Effects of Anabolic Steroids You've seen them, and you thought you knew what was going on. The muscle-heads at the gym, the all-star basketball player, the amazing offensive tackle, and the lightning fast swimmer. All of them used steroids, and you knew it. They were all unnaturally strong, and looked like gods. But what you could not see is the terrible side effects which come through the use of anabolic steroids. These powerful drugs have both positive and negative results from their use.
Marie Curie A Pioneering Physicist
Marie Curie A Pioneering Physicist
Marie Curie: A Pioneering Physicist Aspirations come from hopes and dreams only a dedicated person can conjure up. They can range from passing the third grade to making the local high school football team. Marie Curie's aspirations, however, were much greater. Life in late 19th century Poland was rough. Being a female in those days wasn't a walk in the park either. Marie Curie is recognized in history by the name she took in her adopted country, France. Born in Poland in 1867, she was christened
Effects Of Anobolic Steroids
Effects Of Anobolic Steroids
Effects Of Anobolic Steroids The Effects of Anabolic Steroids You’ve all seen them, the enormously large muscle-heads at the gym, the participates of the World’s Strongest Man Competition, the amazing offensive tackles, and the lightning fast runners. They were all unnaturally strong, and looked like gods. You tend to obsess over how beautiful their bodies are, how strong they are, or how fast they can run. All you can think about is reaching that level of athletic excellence, and nothing will h
Drugs Hurt Players and Sports
Drugs Hurt Players and Sports
Drugs: Hurt Players and Sports Michael Smoak Professor Rudolph English 101 15 November 1996 Brett Favre, Diego Maradona, and Darryl Strawberry are all big name sport stars. They all play different sports, but all have the same problem: they tested positive for using illegal drugs. Cocaine, anabolic steroids, and painkillers are just a sample of drugs found in sports. Cocaine is described this way, “It makes you feel like you can do anything, and for athletes who long to be in control all the tim
Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens I always loved running...it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs. -Jesse Owens Jesse Owens, a black man who contributation to the world will be know to everyone. A man who has broken all the boundaries. A man who has won many names and awards. A man of many talents. A man
Fashion in the 1910
Fashion in the 1910
fashion in the 1910 1910's North America in the 1910's was a turning point in history. Historic events include the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912 when more than 1500 people lost their lives. The first moving assembly line began in 1914 and in 1915, the one millionth Model T ($345) rolled off the assembly line. Other news events included the initiation of the The National Park Service and Prohibition (1919). Jim Thorpe, an American Indian, won gold medals at the Olympics (although his m