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The Sixties - Years Of Hope, Days Of Rage
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... to “shake America to its roots”. In 1965, he organized a Wall Street sit-in at the Chase Manhattan Bank rallying against loans being made to South Africa. He demonstrated with a vast majority of protesters at the White House in Washington, DC protesting against the war of Vietnam. He went door to door recruiting and organizing Appalachian white immigrants from Chicago to join an interracial movement of the poor to support his theory. Todd Gitlin was publisher and editor of the “underground” newspapers. He voiced his democratic opinions to all who would listen and gave numerous speeches against the ...

A Slave's Life
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... to increase throughout the English colonies. It was only a short time and slavery became widespread, mainly used for agricultural production in Maryland and south. Slavery was so popular that even eight of the first twelve presidents of the United States were slaveowners. Debates were had about slavery in the south but slavery was to stay for some time. Not even a century later between ten and eleven million Africans were sent to the United States to serve as slaves, about forty percent of southern population was made up of slaves. When all of these Africans arrived the legal status of them was poorly defined ...

The Disadvantages And Advantages Of The War Of Independence
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... them very visible and easy targets. They didn’t know the terrain which in turn meant half of the time they didn’t know what they were getting into until they got there. Although this sounds like a lot of strikes against the British it was nothing compared to the Americans. The Americans had a lot of faults to overcome. Their army was unorganized and poorly trained. They had no funding or support from an organized government. They had no supplies only the ones they owned or stole from the British. Not everybody was on their side there were people in the colonies that were loyal to the British they were called ...

The Civil War
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... Britain and France were the two main countries that had particular interest in the wars outcome, but other nations were as well effected by it. The civil war was a conflict over way of life. The Southern states depended upon the agriculture of the slaves, including cotton production . When Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860, his opposition of slavery was seen as a threat to the economic interests of the Southern states. The South responded by seceding from the union and founding the Confederate States of America in 1861. The first state to secede was South Carolina, on December 20, 1860. Mississippi, ...

Shoeless Joe And The Black Sox Scandal
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... Eddie Cicotte and Clause Williams. The White Sox lost the best-of-nine series five games to three. A reporter for the Cincinnati Tribune thought something was wrong when he found out that someone had placed a two million dollar bet on the underdog Reds. One year later, in September 1920, Jackson, Cicotte and Wilson signed confessions to receiving five thousand dollars to throw the World Series. Before the trial for Jackson, Cicotte and Wilson, there was a turnover in the Illinois State Attorney's Office and all the confessions mysteriously disappeared. The three baseball players then said they didn't sign the co ...

Comparing A Painting By Fra Filippo Lippi And Dante Gabriel
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... lived in England at a time when power came to the hands of a new industrial middle class who became the new patrons of the arts. They were rich but not as rich as the church or the patrons of Lippi’s time. Therefore, the artists could not enjoy the protection of this new class for years. Consequently, an artist had to sell pictures in open competition with his rivals on the walls of a salon or an Academy. This competition naturally led to a variety of styles. Some turned to history or exotic arts and others sought new ideas. One of such artists was Dante Gabriel Rosetti he turned against the neo-classical tra ...

The National Anthem
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... were written on September 13, 1814 during a battle with Britain at Fort McHenry (United). Key was on a very small boat when this battle was taking place. His boat tossed back and forth because of the bombs that was being discharged. The smoke from the discharge of the bombs made it very difficult to see anything in the night sky, but him and the people that accompanied him at Fort McHenry knew that if they could still see the flag that the United States still was holding their ground. This gave Key some ideas for , because at times in the battle he could not see the American flag through the mist, and drizzle, even ...

The Beatles
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... Harrison joined in 1958. They played with bass guitarist Sut Sutcliffe, and Pete Best, a drummer. Sutcliffe left in 1961 and Ringo Starr joined the band. Pete Best was asked to leave the band on April 16, 1962. He was considered the Beatles undisputed sex symbol. The Beatles were discovered on November 9, 1961 by Brian Epstein, a manager of a record store in Liverpool as well as an x British Army soldier. The Beatles first two song were "Love Me Do" and "Please, Please Me." The Beatles starred in two movies, "A Hard Days Night," and "Help." They also had their own full length cartoon called "Yellow Submar ...

The Northwest Ordinance Of 1787
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... maintenance of civil liberties and the exclusion of slavery. (www.compton’ The first written support for education from the federal government was in Article 3: Encouragement of Education. It was written that every town should reserve land “for the maintenance of public schools”, “ knowledge being necessary to good government, and the happiness of mankind , education shall forever be encouraged”. Article 3 however did not specify however if federal money would be given to the schools for use, nor did it specify if African-Americans could attend schools with whites' and although it the separation ...

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... the history of music. Revolutions, whether in arts or matter of state, create a new world only by sacrificing the old. By the late twenties, improvisation had expanded to the extent of improvisation we ordinarily expect from jazz today. It was the roaring twenties that a group of new tonalities entered the mainstream, fixing the sound and the forms of our popular music for the next thirty years. Louie Armstrong closed the book on the dynastic tradition in New Orleans jazz. The first true virtuoso soloist of jazz, Louie Armstrong was a dazzling improviser, technically, emotionally, and intellectually. ...

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