Biographies

Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson Book Summary/Contents Andrew Jackson, in the author\'s words, was mild, polite, polished, benevolent, and democratic. It would not be in anyone\'s favor to question the validity of the his words, but to understand them with unrestrained faith in those words will help to insure complete insight into the book. Moreover, this book stresses the immortal fact that Jackson\'s private life had as much irony and agony as his political/outside life did. With those factors
Nicholas Ferrar
Nicholas Ferrar
Nicholas Ferrar Nicholas Ferrar Christian History 102 Nicholas Ferrar was assumed to be born in 1592. I have found that his most probable birth date was in February of 1593. This is due to the usual calendar confusion: England was not at that time using the new calendar adopted in October 1582. It was 1593 according to our modern calendar, but at the time the new year in England began on the following March 25th. Nicholas Ferrar was one of the more interesting figures in English history. His fa
Wayne Gretzky: Comparing Two Biographies
Wayne Gretzky: Comparing Two Biographies
Wayne Gretzky: Comparing Two Biographies Wayne Gretzky: Comparing Two Biographies In this essay, I need to compare two biographies of a famous person. I will plot out the difference and compare the two books considering point of view, bias, aim, omission, interest and interpretation. This person is my hero and idol. He is one of the great player in the history of hockey. He set the all-time NHL scoring record in 26 seasons and got four Stanley cup in a row from 1984-1988. He is Wayne Gretzky, t
Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth Babe Ruth Babe Ruth is an American hero. He transformed baseball from a sport, to a national pastime when it needed it the most. Coming off of the wake of the Black Socks scandal, baseball was headed downhill. It had a bad reputation, and interest was waning. The dead-ball era was dragging on, and there were to few baseball purists left to support it. Baseball was in search of a new audience, and Babe Ruth handed it to them on a silver platter. Babe Ruth started the Home run era of
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe was a bizarre and often scary writer. People throughout history have often wondered why his writings were so fantastically different and unusual. They were not the result of a diseased mind, as some think. Rather they came from a tense and miserable life. Edgar Allan Poe was not a happy man. He was a victim of fate from the moment he was born to his death only forty years later. He died alone and unappreciated. It is quite obvious that his life af
Alice Walker
Alice Walker
Alice Walker Alice Walker: Alice Walker is an African-American novelist and poet; born in Eatonton, Ga. Her parents, Minnie Lou Grant and Willie Lee Walker, were both sharecroppers. She was raised in a shack minutes from Flannery O\'Conner\'s house, Andalusia . Blinded in one eye from an accidental gunshot wound at the young age of eight, Walker fell into somewhat of a depression. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Catego
Babe Ruth is an American hero. He transformed base
Babe Ruth is an American hero. He transformed base
Babe Ruth is an American hero. He transformed baseball from a sport, to a national pastime when it needed it the most. Coming off of the wake of the Black Socks scandal, baseball was headed downhill. It had a bad reputation, and interest was waning. The dead-ball era was dragging on, and there were to few baseball purists left to support it. Baseball was in search of a new audience, and Babe Ruth handed it to them on a silver platter. Babe Ruth started the Home run era of baseball. In the dea
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin: Benjamin Franklin, born January 17, 1706, was the 10th son, and 15th child, of 17 children in the Josiah Franklin family. Josiah was a soap and candlemaker, who lived in Boston, Massachusetts with his second wife, Abiah Folger. Although Franklin learned to read at an early age, he only attended grammar school for two years. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Pap
Constantine the Great
Constantine the Great
Constantine the Great Constantine the Great: Constantine the Great (about AD274-337), Roman emperor (306-37), the first Roman ruler to be converted to Christianity. He was the founder of Constantinople (present-day Istanbul), which remained the capital of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire until 1453. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Constantine the Great [Text]: Constantine the G
Edgar Allan Poe was a bizarre and often scary writ
Edgar Allan Poe was a bizarre and often scary writ
Edgar Allan Poe was a bizarre and often scary writer. People throughout history have often wondered why his writings were so fantastically different and unusual. They were not the result of a diseased mind, as some think. Rather they came from a tense and miserable life. Edgar Allan Poe was not a happy man. He was a victim of fate from the moment he was born to his death only forty years later. He died alone and unappreciated. It is quite obvious that his life affected his writings in a great w
Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel: Elie Wiesel\'s statement, ...to remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all... stands as a summary of his views on life and serves as the driving force of his work. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Elie Wiesel [Text]: Elie Wiesel\'s statement, ...to remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all... stands as a summary of his views on l
Emily dickinsons poetry
Emily dickinsons poetry
emily dickinsons poetry emily dickinsons poetry: Emily Dickinson is regarded as “one of the greatest American poets that have ever existed.”(Benfey 5) The unique qualities of her brief, but emotional, poems were so uncommon that they made her peerless in a sense that her writing could not be compared to. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: emily dickinsons poetry [Text]: EMILY DICKINSO
Evangelista Torricelli
Evangelista Torricelli
Evangelista Torricelli Evangelista Torricelli: Every time you turn on the TV or radio and hear a weather forecast, one man is responsible for the birth of meteorology, the science of predicting the weather. His name is Evangelista Torricelli, an Italian scientist and mathematician. In 1643, he invented perhaps one of the most important devices in predicting weather: the barometer. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Catego
Galileo
Galileo
Galileo Galileo : Galileo was an early scientist who unlocked some of the universe\'s mysteries. His work covered a broad range, from telescopes to mathematical formulas. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Galileo [Text]: Galileo was an early scientist who unlocked some of the universe\'s mysteries. His work covered a broad range, from telescopes to mathematical formulas. His offering
Ira Aldridge
Ira Aldridge
Ira Aldridge Word Count: 1833 Ira Frederick Aldridge was born on July 24, 1807 in New York. However, his birthplace remained questionable until 40 or so years ago. It has also been listed as Senegal(Africa), and Maryland. However conclusive evidence was found in the 1950s that he was born in New York. Included in this evidence are his British Naturalization papers and Death Certificate. His father was Reverend Daniel Adlridge , a straw vendor and preacher in Old Zion . His mother was Lurranah.
Jewel: Pieces Of A Shattered Dream
Jewel: Pieces Of A Shattered Dream
Jewel: Pieces Of A Shattered Dream Word Count: 849 My opinion of the book mentioned above is that it is extremely well written and inhibits several unique characteristics. The typical biography or autobiography is written in a sober manner, such that the reader is completely bored by the events of the life of the subject. The author Kristen Kemp, wrote this book so that the audience is excited and anxious to discover what happens in the next chapter in the life of the specified individual. An e
JFK:  John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th pr
JFK:  John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th pr
JFK JFK: John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States of America. He grew up in a family of political leaders and then became one himself. During his lifetime he had many accomplishments, both personal and political; he had a beautiful wife, and a wonderful family, he wrote award winning novels, started the Peace Corps, and he broke the barrier between us and the Soviet Union, among many others which will be discussed later. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci: Leonardo Da Vinci was born was born in the town of Vinci, Italy, in 1452 on April 15, a natural child of ser Piero. Ser Piero was a successful government official, and his mother, Caterina, a peasant girl in service with the family. Leonardo spent his early years on his family’s farm. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Leonardo Da Vinci [Text]: Leo
Book Summary/Contents
Book Summary/Contents
Book Summary/Contents Andrew Jackson, in the author’s words, was mild, polite, polished, benevolent, and democratic. It would not be in anyone’s favor to question the validity of the his words, but to understand them with unrestrained faith in those words will help to insure complete insight into the book. Moreover, this book stresses the immortal fact that Jackson’s private life had as much irony and agony as his political/outside life did. With those factors understood, Jackson’s life and t
Mary Todd Lincoln
Mary Todd Lincoln
Mary Todd Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln: Mary Ann Todd Lincoln, wife of the sixteenth President of the United States, was born December 13, 1818, in Lexington, Kentucky to Robert and Eliza Parker Todd. She was raised in a wealthy, yet dysfunctional family. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Mary Todd Lincoln [Text]: Mary Ann Todd Lincoln, wife of the sixteenth President of the United Stat
Metallica
Metallica
Metallica Metallica: So it’s Wednesday night. I’m lying in bed, trying to decide what to write my research paper on, but mostly focusing on the television. VH1’s Behind the Music is on. Tonight, the show spotlights my favorite band: Metallica. Suddenly it hits me. I should do my paper on the most fascinating band in the world. And so the story begins. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]
Christian History 102
Christian History 102
Christian History 102 Nicholas Ferrar Nicholas Ferrar was assumed to be born in 1592. I have found that his most probable birth date was in February of 1593. This is due to the usual calendar confusion: England was not at that time using the new calendar adopted in October 1582. It was 1593 according to our modern calendar, but at the time the new year in England began on the following March 25th. Nicholas Ferrar was one of the more interesting figures in English history. His family was quite w
Ponce de Leon
Ponce de Leon
Ponce de Leon Ponce de Leon: Ponce de Leon’s Search for the Elusive Fountain Ponce de Leon’s quest for the fountain of youth led to the discovery of Florida and many other unexpected yet significant discoveries -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Ponce de Leon [Text]: Ponce de Leon’s Search for the Elusive Fountain Ponce de Leon’s quest for the fountain of youth led to the discovery of
Princess Diana
Princess Diana
Princess Diana Princess Diana: One of the most loved and remembered women leaders of this century was Diana, Princess of Wales. After she came into the public\'s life by marrying into the British Royal family, and leaving it ten years later, she decided her life to helping the unfortunate victims of land mines, AIDS, cancer, cerebral palsy and many others. These are the things she will be mostly remembered for. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copy
Rigoberta menchu
Rigoberta menchu
rigoberta menchu rigoberta menchu: Guatemala is the land of Eternal Springs and the home of the richly cultured and historic Mayan people. It it also the country of Rigoberta Menchu, an illeterite farm worker, turned voice of oppressed people everywhere. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: rigoberta menchu [Text]: An Indian Woman In Guatemala: Without A Trace Of Bitterness In Her Voice
Shirley chisholm
Shirley chisholm
shirley chisholm shirley chisholm: A political leader for many years, and a co-founder of the National women’s Political Caucus, Shirley Chisholm is the one of the most famous African - American woman in politics. She was the first black woman to be elected to congress, and also was the first black women to run for president (1972). -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: shirley chisholm
T E Lawrence
T E Lawrence
T E Lawrence T.E. Lawrence: Colonel T. E. Lawrence, known as Lawrence of Arabia, was a guerrilla leader in the Arab Revolt of 1916-18, which expelled the Turks from western Arabia and Syria during World War I. Lawrence was an aloof, complex, versatile, somewhat arrogant genius, and his exploits made him a popular, if enigmatic, hero in the Western world. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Tit
Todd Gray
Todd Gray
Todd Gray Todd Gray: Iconographic Photography: The subjective nature presented in Todd Gray’s photographs appears to reflect the upbringings of the artist himself. In his photograph entitled Anti-Euro, Gray studied the idea of being a “floating entity.” He attempts to reveal the notion that all people are mixed in some way and that no one is really pure black or pure white. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Bi
Vampires
Vampires
Vampires Vampires: Vampires; the Undead Although vampires are recognized to be deadly creatures and their existence is controversial, evidence substantiates that they do indeed exist. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Vampires [Text]: Vampires; the Undead Although vampires are recognized to be deadly creatures and their existence is controversial, evidence substantiates that they do
COMPARE TWO BIOGRAPHIES OF WAYNE GRETZKY
COMPARE TWO BIOGRAPHIES OF WAYNE GRETZKY
COMPARE TWO BIOGRAPHIES OF WAYNE GRETZKY In this essay, I need to compare two biographies of a famous person. I will plot out the difference and compare the two books considering point of view, bias, aim, omission, interest and interpretation. This person is my hero and idol. He is one of the great player in the history of hockey. He set the all-time NHL scoring record in 26 seasons and got four Stanley cup in a row from 1984-1988. He is Wayne Gretzky, the most brilliant and talent hockey playe
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels Word Count: 3047 A literary Analysis of Jack London three most recognized works, Sea Wolf; The Call of the Wild; and White Fang. Jack London lived a full life, even though he died at the young age of forty. In his life time he experienced many things, and I believe that these experiences were the catalyst of his novels. Jack London was an oyster pirate, a government patrolman in San Francisco Bay, a sailor and an agrarian reformer, a seal hunter in the North Pac
Brave New World
Brave New World
Brave New World Word Count: 1604 - “Brave New World” - By: Aldous Huxley Author: Aldous Huxley was born in 1894, and died in 1963. He first went to Eton, and then to Oxford. He was a brilliant man, and became a succesful writer of short stories in the twenties and thirties. He also wrote essays and novels, like \'Brave New World\'. The first novels he wrote were comments on the young generation, with no goal whatsoever, that lived after WW I. Before he became the writer as we know him, he worke
Personal Essay: Classroom Observation
Personal Essay: Classroom Observation
Personal Essay: Classroom Observation Personal Essay: Classroom Observation Josh Van Coppenolle EDU 301 Social Studies Methods Mary Iandoli Classroom Observation Date: 9-30-96 Kindergarten teacher: Mrs. Debolt First grade teacher: Mrs. Casteluzo Location: Penn Yan Elementary Carrie and I were going to observe a kindergarten classroom social studies class that combined their lesson with a first grade class. We were scheduled to arrive at 2 PM. When I arrived at 1:50 PM, Carrie was waiting outsid
The Works of Poet Carl Sandburg and His Effect on
The Works of Poet Carl Sandburg and His Effect on
The Works of Poet Carl Sandburg and His Effect on American Poetry The Works of Poet Carl Sandburg and His Effect on American Poetry The beloved poet, Carl Sandburg, changed the course of American poetry. He was a poet, novelist, journalist, and songwriter, yet the influence of his works have not always been acknowledged. Carl Sandburg\'s evocations of American urban and rural life, compassion for people, and his love of nature, through his works have made an enormous contribution to the America
The Life and Work of Frederick Douglass
The Life and Work of Frederick Douglass
The Life and Work of Frederick Douglass The Life and Work of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass\'s writings reflected many American views that were influenced by national division. Douglass was a very successful abolitionist who changed America\'s views of slavery through his writings and actions. Frederick Douglass had many achievements throughout his life. Douglass was born a slave in 1817, in Maryland. He educated himself and became determined to escape the atrocities of slavery. Douglass
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels Word Count: 3047 A literary Analysis of Jack London three most recognized works, Sea Wolf; The Call of the Wild; and White Fang. Jack London lived a full life, even though he died at the young age of forty. In his life time he experienced many things, and I believe that these experiences were the catalyst of his novels. Jack London was an oyster pirate, a government patrolman in San Francisco Bay, a sailor and an agrarian reformer, a seal hunter in the North Pac
Brave New World
Brave New World
Brave New World Word Count: 1604 - “Brave New World” - By: Aldous Huxley Author: Aldous Huxley was born in 1894, and died in 1963. He first went to Eton, and then to Oxford. He was a brilliant man, and became a succesful writer of short stories in the twenties and thirties. He also wrote essays and novels, like \'Brave New World\'. The first novels he wrote were comments on the young generation, with no goal whatsoever, that lived after WW I. Before he became the writer as we know him, he worke
The beloved poet, Carl Sandburg, changed the cours
The beloved poet, Carl Sandburg, changed the cours
The beloved poet, Carl Sandburg, changed the course of American poetry. He was a poet, novelist, journalist, and songwriter, yet the influence of his works have not always been acknowledged. Carl Sandburg\'s evocations of American urban and rural life, compassion for people, and his love of nature, through his works have made an enormous contribution to the American literary scene. Carl Sandburg was born on January 6, 1878 to illiterate parents of Swedish decent in Galesburg, Illinois. Much of
Josh Van Coppenolle
Josh Van Coppenolle
Josh Van Coppenolle EDU 301 Social Studies Methods Mary Iandoli Classroom Observation Date: 9-30-96 Kindergarten teacher: Mrs. Debolt First grade teacher: Mrs. Casteluzo Location: Penn Yan Elementary Carrie and I were going to observe a kindergarten classroom social studies class that combined their lesson with a first grade class. We were scheduled to arrive at 2 PM. When I arrived at 1:50 PM, Carrie was waiting outside the school and informed me that she had already gone in and was told that
Frederick Douglass's writings reflected many Ameri
Frederick Douglass's writings reflected many Ameri
Frederick Douglass\'s writings reflected many American views that were influenced by national division. Douglass was a very successful abolitionist who changed America\'s views of slavery through his writings and actions. Frederick Douglass had many achievements throughout his life. Douglass was born a slave in 1817, in Maryland. He educated himself and became determined to escape the atrocities of slavery. Douglass attempted to escape slavery once, but failed. He later made a successful escape
Dear Charles Darwin,
Dear Charles Darwin,
Dear Charles Darwin, Hello, I have recently read your theory on natural selection and the Origin of Species. Although each of us approach life differently, for example your ambition being on a different level than mine and your formal learning more than I feel is needed, I admire how much you have learned from nature. I say that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Steinbeck
Steinbeck
Steinbeck Word Count: 3474 John Ernst Steinbeck was an American author, famous for his novels concerning the poor and the oppressed Californian farmers and laborers of the 1930\'s and 1940\'s, who were victimized by industry and finance. His most famous novel, The Grapes of Wrath, won the 1940 Pulitzer Prize. His main themes involved the struggles of the poor and the oppressed to survive in modern society, and the confrontation between man and his destiny.1 Steinbeck wrote 17 novels, numerous s
The life of Kurt Vonnegut was filled with great ac
The life of Kurt Vonnegut was filled with great ac
The life of Kurt Vonnegut was filled with great accomplishments and great tragedies. The biggest tragedy that he faced had to be the fire bombing of Dresden in World War II. This is the topic of his book Slaughterhouse-Five. The book talks about one of Vonnegut\'s friends who slips in and out of reality, having flashbacks of the experience at Dresden. Kurt Vonnegut was born in November of 1922 in Indianapolis. This is where he eventually met and married Jane Cox. Vonnegut\'s life has been a str
Genji Monogatari is the greatest single work in Ja
Genji Monogatari is the greatest single work in Ja
Genji Monogatari is the greatest single work in Japanese literature. It provides us with an informative look into the court life of the Heian Period, as well as give us a wealth of vivid characterizations along the way to developing the lineage of the hero, Genji. The reason for its being qualified as a classic is not the fact that it was the first novel, or its twisting plot line. It is Murasaki’s subtle insights into the medieval Japanese way of life and thought that give this novel its immor
Despite the three Pulitzer prizes awarded him, Tho
Despite the three Pulitzer prizes awarded him, Tho
Despite the three Pulitzer prizes awarded him, Thornton Wilder may very well [have turned] out to be one of the few enduring writers of our time...There have been countless other authors who in his day have been far more discussed. That was inevitable for a man who has neither hastened to follow nor troubled to oppose the current mode, who has gone his own way, and who has clearly never sought the popularity which has periodically been his (Unger 355). The key to his significance is his extra
Wag The Dog
Wag The Dog
Wag The Dog Word Count: 986 Although the movie Wag the Dog is a comedy about a completly fake war, written and produced by a top Hollywood producer and a presidential Mr. Fix-It in order to take the focus off of a presidential sex scandel 11 days before the election, it does have a serious message to impart - Don\'t believe everything you see on TV. Sure, parents tell their kids that the man on TV isn\'t really dead, it\'s all fake, and we all know that movies and sitcoms and dramas aren\'t rea
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: A POET ON A MISSION
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: A POET ON A MISSION
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: A POET ON A MISSION by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: A POET ON A MISSION Among the poets of his own illustrious generation, William Carlos Williams was the man on the margin, the incorrigible maverick, the embattled messiah. (Unger 402) Throughout his career, Williams has always been known as an experimenter, an innovator, and a revolutionary figure in American poetry. He is regarded as an important and influential poet because of his unique and unusually plain style. Livi
Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams Word Count: 3797 Abigail Adams 1744-1818 American first lady Abigail Adams helped plant the seeds that would start women and men thinking about women\'s rights and roles in a country that had been founded on the ideals of equality and independence. Introduction Abigail Adams was born Abigail Smith on November 22, 1744, in Weymouth, Massachusetts, a farm community about fifteen miles southeast of Boston. Her family on both sides had lived in the colonies for several generations and
Medieval Chivalry
Medieval Chivalry
Medieval Chivalry Word Count: 3118 Western Civilization Medieval Chivalry and Knighthood During medieval times knighthood was a class culture, cherished and jealousy guarded by the knightly caste. Knight had the honor of defending the king as well as their country. On the bloody fields of battle a code of chivalry evolved that tempered anger and fury with mercy. It created ways of turning the grim business of fighting into something tolerable, perhaps even acceptable. Chivalry was not only look
The Boston Strangler - Serial Killer
The Boston Strangler - Serial Killer
The Boston Strangler - Serial Killer Word Count: 765 The Boston Strangler was probably the most notorious criminal that Boston, Massachusetts has ever known. But who was the Boston Strangler? Was he Albert DeSalvo, the person who confessed and went to jail for these crimes? Is he someone that took his secret to the grave and let an innocent man take the blame for his crime? Or is he still walking the streets of Boston, or even the streets of another city? We may never know for sure because base