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- At the start of spring in the year 1846 an appealing advertisement appeared in the Springfield, Illinois, Gazette. ”Westward ho,” it declared. ”Who wants to go to California without costing them anything? As many as eight young men of good character who can drive an ox team will be accommodated.
- It’s one of the greatest tragedies of all time, yet few of us know the whole story. The story is of the misled, inexperienced Donner Party. It is the story of eighty-one emigrants who traveled in hopes of reaching the land of California. Forty-seven, whose hopes were crushed by many contributing factors.
- The thought of leaving one’s home is a scary one to say the least. Picking up everything and traveling to a new and challenging place is not an idea that many accept as a fun thing to do. But everyday people are moved across the country, or even across the world to a new place.
- At one time or another in our lives we will all host some sort of informal dinner party. While for many people, spur of the moment entertaining may be fine, others find it easier to plan the details of a party well in advance. It is actually quite simple to do so.
- The first portion of the trip went smoothly as planned and they reached Fort Laromy on June 7. There, a man by the name of James Climan thought that the shortcut Hastings had come up with was unpractical.
- Donner PartyWas the Donner Party a huge tragedy, or a fatal mistake just waiting to happen to anyone? This paper is going to show the mistakes and mishaps of the Donner Party. When George Donner, and his brother Jake took the advice of a man they did not know, they felt confident in his word.
- SummaryAt the onset of this book, the reader is introduced to the narrator, Nick Carraway, who relates the past happenings that construct the story of Jay Gatsby and Nick during the summer of 1922. After fighting in World War I, or the Great War as Nick called it, Nick left his prominent family in the West of America for the North where he intended to learn the bond business.
- As fabled as fairies and dryads, only slightly more scientific, the imaginary device referred to as the ?time machine? has gained many prospective engineers over the years. Young boys ponder thoughts of returning to Jurassic times in a time machine of their own, while little girls dream of princesses in castles.
- The contest for leadership of the Teamsters reflects a deep struggle over fundamental principles. The union today is a battleground between reformers committed to union democracy and workers’ power in the workplace, and a small group of officials defending their own power and the perks of office.
- Over one hundred years ago Alexis de Tocqueville expressed what would become the American standard when he observed “Americans were born equal without having to become so.” This ideology is also known of as the “democratic wish”: the participation of a united people pursuing a shared communal interest.
- ?? Hitler said: ??????????? "This is a signal from God.? If this turns out to be the work of the communists, then there is nothing stopping us from crushing out the murder pests with an iron fist.
- It is no secret that the ‘tabloid’ or ‘popular’ press has been subject to criticism for many years, and the reasons for it are made far move obvious when it is compared to the broadsheet press. It is, however, only quite recently that the division has become so very clear as it is today – and there are few people in the UK who are unaware of the broadsheet / tabloid division.
- Like the setting says, the story takes place at West Egg in Long Island. The narrator, Nick, is not like the people of West Egg. He drives out to East Egg to have dinner with his cousin Daisy and her husband Tom where he is introduced to Jordan Baker, the woman who he will begin a romantic relationship with.
- They got a few bottles and went for a bite to eat in Mc?donalds. ?Nice, this Big Mac.? Lee told his girlfriend. ?It?s alright.? she replied. They walked around the shops for a hour or two then headed towards the station. ?What time are the guests arriving later?? enquired Lee.
- In 1992, with Americans disappointed in the policy options and candidate choices offered by the two traditional parties, a self-made Texas billionaire named Ross Perot spent over $60, , of his own money to run for President as an independent. Much of that money was spent by his organization, “United We Stand America,” to get Perot’s name on the ballots in all 50 states.
- At the beginning of the novel when Edna’s husband, Leonce Pontellier, returns from Klein’s hotel, he checks in on the children and believing that one of them has a fever he tells his wife, Edna. She says that the child was fine when he went to bed, but Mr.
- The twentieth century has seen many leaders come and go, but few have had the impact that Hitler and Stalin had. These two men, along with Mao of China, helped shaped the world as it is today. Hitler was one of the greatest motivators of his time. His uplifting speeches and fierce rhetoric rallied a desperate people in Germany.
- The Hungry Soul: Eating and the Perfecting of Human Nature, by Leon Kass takes a unique view of examining the body and soul by focusing on the eating habits of human beings. He uses this in order to distinguish humans from animals and the divine element (God).
- Adele Ratignolle and Mademoiselle Reisz, two women who also engage in art, serve as Edna Pontellier s options, they represent what society views as the suitable and unsuitable woman figures. Mademoiselle Ratignolle is the ideal Grand Isle woman, a home-loving mother and a good wife, and Mademoiselle Reisz as the old, unmarried, childless, musician who devoted her life to music, rather than a man.
- [The time is the late 1990?s and the setting is an unidentified city in the northwest United States, in Washington. Three employees of Microsoft, the narrator, Encolpius, and his co-workers Giton and Ascyltus, have been invited to the illustrious mansion of billionaire Bill Gates, for a banquet.