Daniel Boone was responsible for the exploration and settlement of Kentucky.
Danielís father was a weaver and blacksmith, and raised livestock in the country near
Reading, Pennsylvania. Daniel was born there on November 2, 1734. Daniel was a man
of the wild, an explorer of unmapped spaces, his boyhood was the perfect preparation.
HE cam e to know the Indians in the forest. Early on he was marking the habits of wild
things and ... Word Count: 355 | Page Count: 2
The existence of God has been a question since the idea of God was conceived Descartes tries to prove God\'s existence, and to show that there is without a doubt something external to ones own existence. He is looking for a definite certainty, a foundation for which he can base all of his beliefs and know that they are true. Descartes\' overall project is to find a definite certainty on which he can base all his ... Word Count: 1111 | Page Count: 4
Samuel Clemens was born and grew up in Hannibal, Missouri. This was the home of his later characters Tom Sawer and Huck Finn. In these books he incorporated such features that really existed in Hannibal; features such as Holidays Hill, Bear Creek and Loverís Leap. Clemens described the residents of Hannibal as happy and content with the lives they led in their small town.
In his late teens, Clemens left Hannibal on a riverboat to ... Word Count: 597 | Page Count: 3
For a majority of Americans the U.S. Constitution
(w/ the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of
Independence) is viewed almost as a holy document.
These pieces of wood pulp decorated with some
borderline poetic text have been elevated to a level
which prevents us from drastically changing them for
fear of being accused of being blasphemous. While I
don\'t question the true value of these documents, I ... Word Count: 445 | Page Count: 3