Daniel Boone was responsible for the exploration and settlement of Kentucky.
Daniel’s 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
Young Goodman Brown: The Downfall of Young Goodman
Young Goodman Brown: The Downfall of Young Goodman Brown
Young Goodman Brown: The Downfall of Young Goodman Brown
"Young Goodman Brown", by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a story that is thick
with allegory. "Young Goodman Brown" is a moral story which is told through the
perversion of a religious leader. In "Young Goodman Brown", Goodman Brown is a
Puritan minister who lets his excessive pride in himself interfere with his
relations with ... Word Count: 2322 | Page Count: 10
One of A Doll\'s House\'s central theme is secession from society. It is demonstrated by several of its characters breaking away from the social standards of their time and acting on their own terms. No one character demonstrates this better than Nora.
During the time in which the play took place society frowned upon women asserting themselves. Women were supposed to play a role in which they supported their husbands, took ... Word Count: 560 | Page Count: 3
“The rule of Caligula proved the disastrous capacity of an autocratic system of government.” Caligula’ contempt for the senate, his growing need for more power and his unstable methods of ruling made an autocratic system of government unworkable. By looking at his administrative techniques, financial control, frontier policies, personal leadership qualities and his life in general the above statement will be validated.
Gaius ... Word Count: 1060 | Page Count: 5
The greatest substance ever
Alcohol. What a wonderful substance! It can induce all kinds of abilities into those who have none. It can turn you from a folly fool into a fabulous orator, from nerve wreck into Mr. Confidence himself. But as with all good things, it also has a dark side which shows up the morning after: Headache, nausea and general dizziness. Its effect on the weak willed can also sometimes be negative, making them brag, ... Word Count: 486 | Page Count: 2
History of the taker Gluckauf
history of the taker Gluckauf
In 1886, the GLUCKAUF, built in Britain in 1886 became the world\'s first true; oil tanker with separate tanks for the oil, built into her hull. Previously, petroleum had been transported in small containers loaded on conventional merchant ships. The driving forces behind the evolution of tankers were the demand for oil and the growing competition between oil companies striving for a greater share of the market ... Word Count: 1217 | Page Count: 7
Adolf Hitler was born on April 20,1889. This was the beginning with
horrible plans for power and control of other people.Some of the things that
Hitler did throughout his life were very cruel things; first of all, he was a
man who loved war and fighting. Second, he was in charge of putting all of the
innocent Jews into Concentration Camps and killing them. Third, he wanted one
dominate race of all the same kind ... Word Count: 1291 | Page Count: 6
South African novelist and short-story writer, who received Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. Gordimer\'s main themes are exile, loneliness and strong political opposition towards racial segregation. She was a founding member of Congress of South African Writers, and even at the height of the apartheid regime, she never considered leaving her country.
Nadine Gordimer was born into a well-off family in Springs, ... Word Count: 1107 | Page Count: 6
Canada, federated country of North America, bounded on the north by the
Arctic Ocean; on the northeast by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, which separate it
from Greenland; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the United
States; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Alaska. Canada is the world's
second largest country, surpassed in size only by Russia. Canada has a total
area ... Word Count: 2411 | Page Count: 11
Euthanasia should be made a legal procedure because it would end the suffering of many patients in pain, provide people with ultimate control over their lives and lower stress levels among families with dying relatives. Although it may be argued that all forms of life should be respected and never taken away, euthanasia would help relieve thousands of people from their discomfort. Terminally ill patients who know ... Word Count: 223 | Page Count: 2
The Trip Journey to The Center of Terence McKenna's Inner Self
The Trip: Journey to The Center of Terence McKenna's Inner Self.
Terence McKenna has become one of the most (in)famous figures in the exploration
of psychedelia and its impact on society and technology. Here McKenna espouses
his theories on psychedelic mushrooms, virtual reality, shamanism and evolution.
This is definitely one of the strangest and most interesting articles I have
ever read. At first it seems almost totally ... Word Count: 334 | Page Count: 2
Many people today assume automatically that techno
Many people today assume automatically that technology is progress. Still, there is some criticism of this view in America, partially because of 20th century wars and arms races. Marx visited China in 1984, and it seemed as though the Chinese were incredibly optimistic about western technology, and had little sense any problems that technology might create. Where did this idea of technology as progress come from, and where do the roots of ... Word Count: 538 | Page Count: 3