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The Battle of Fallen Timbers started on Wednesday, August 20, 1794. The battle took place on the lower Maumee River Valley which is the present state of Ohio. Major General Anthony Wayne was encamped with a military force of 3,700 men, 2,000 of whom were part of the regular United States Army. The rest were Kentucky mounted militia. Fighting the Americans were some 2,000 hostile Indians. The Indians were allies of the British and the British had just recently built Fort Miamis. This fort was de
Northwest Indian War, William Henry Harrison, Miami people, Battle of Fallen Timbers, Ohio History Connection, Anthony Wayne, Fort Wayne, Fort Miami, Fort Defiance, Little Turtle, Battle of Fort Wayne, William Wells
434 words (2 pages) in essay
Many social changes that were addressed in the 1960s are still the issues being confronted today. The \'60s was a decade of social and political upheaval. In spite of all the turmoil, there were some positive results: the civil rights revolution, John F. Kennedy\'s bold vision of a new frontier, and the breathtaking advances in space, helped bring about progress and prosperity. However, much was negative: student and anti-war protest movements, political assassinations, and ghetto riots excited
Counterculture of the 1960s, Hippie, African-American Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr., Civil rights movements, Black Power, Baby boomers, Civil and political rights, Etymology of hippie, I Have a Dream
1348 words (6 pages) in essay
Ancient boxing had fewer rules than the modern sport. Boxers fought without rounds until one man was knocked out, or admitted he had been beaten. Unlike the modern sport, there was no rule against hitting an opponent when he was down. There were no weight classes within the mens\' and boys\' divisions opponents for a match were chosen randomly. There were both 2-horse chariot and 4-horse chariot races, with separate races for chariots drawn by foals. Another race was between carts drawn by a te
Sports, Individual sports, European martial arts, Track and field, Chariot racing, Halteres, Boxing, Discus throw, Chariot
583 words (3 pages) in essay
There are times throughout the history of the United States when its citizens have felt the need to revolt against the government. There were such cases during the time of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Henry David Thoreau, when there was unfair discrimination against the Afro-American community and Americans refusing to pay poll taxes to support the Mexican War. They used civil disobedience to eventually get legislation to stop the injustice brought against them and their nation. Civil disobed
Nonviolence, Community organizing, Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau, Martin Luther King Jr., Walden, Nonviolent resistance, Letter from Birmingham Jail, The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
687 words (3 pages) in essay
Margaret Mead was a great scientist, explorer, writer, and teacher, who educated the human race in many different ways. In the next few paragraphs I will discuss the different ways Margaret Mead, Anthropologist, effected our society. Margaret Mead was born in Philadelphia on December 16, 1901, and was educated at Barnard College and at Columbia University. In 1926 she became assistant curator of ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, and she served as associate cu
Margaret Mead, Cultural anthropologists, Anthropology, Franz Boas, Mead, Anthropologist, Ruth Benedict, Derek Freeman
342 words (2 pages) in essay
Hamlet\'s Soliloquy Look at Hamlet\'s soliloquy and examine how it reveals to the audience what he feels and thinks The purpose of a soliloquy is to outline the thoughts and feelings of a certain character at a point in the play. It reveals the innermost beliefs of the character and offers an unbiased perspective as it is merely the character talking to the audience, albeit not directly, and not to any other characters who may cause the character to withhold their true opinions. Therefore, Hamle
Fiction, Literature, Arts, English-language films, Characters in Hamlet, British films, Hamlet, Soliloquy, William Shakespeare, Critical approaches to Hamlet, Gertrude
962 words (4 pages) in essay
Conrad\'s novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to describe its protagonist, Charlie Marlow, and his struggle. Marlow\'s catharsis in the novel, as he goes to the Congo, rests on how he visualizes the effects of imperialism. This paper will analyze Marlow\'s "change," as caused by his exposure to the imperialistic nature of the historical period in which he lived. Marlow is asked by "the company", the organization for whom he works, to travel to the C
Fiction, Literature, Congo Free State, Heart of Darkness, Human trophy collecting, Novellas, Charles Marlow, Kurtz, Joseph Conrad, Congo River, Marlow
4049 words (18 pages) in essay
Tupac Shakur, in my thoughts, is the best rapper there is. Tupac Amaru Shakur was born on June 16, 1971. He was born in New York. Tupac Amaru are Inca words. Tupac Amaru means a "shining serpent." Shakur means "thankful to God," and that came from the Arabic language. When Tupac was 12 years old, his first performance was a play "A Raisin in the Sun." In that play Tupac played Travis. In June of 1986, Tupac\'s family moved to Baltimore from New York. That is where Tupac wrote his first rap. 3 m
Gangsta rappers, Tupac Shakur, Death Row Records artists, Shakur family, 2Pacalypse Now, Me Against the World, Suge Knight, The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, All Eyez on Me, Yaki Kadafi, Thug Life
744 words (4 pages) in essay
Tobias Wolff’s “ The Deposition” is a story of humiliated justice and the lies behind the humiliation. The characters in the story search for their right and get deprived of that as false statements and confessions obstruct their ways to achieve what is just. Starting with the witness in the court and then with the lawyer Burke, the characters undergo an echoing ambiguous treatment of fallacy and false justice that turns the story into a tale of escaping truth and trying to establish their own
Films, Go
917 words (4 pages) in essay
Rhetorical Analysis of Marck Antony\'s speech Rhetoric is perhaps one of the oldest disciplinary regimes introduced on the human race. Rhetoric is the study of impressive writing or speaking as a means of communication or persuasion. In William Shakespeare\'s very famous play "The Tragedy of Julius Caesar" Marcus Brutus and Marck Antony, both Roman Senators at the time; give a speech at Julius Caesar\'s funeral. Both speakers introduce themselves to the crowd in their own unique way with the usa
Shakespearean tragedies, English literature, Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger, Mark Antony
1189 words (5 pages) in essay

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