- Muhammad Ali
The career of Cassius Clay began at the age of twelve. After his brand new bike had been stolen at the Louisville Home Show. Cassius clay, better know as Muhammad Ali, had a difficult childhood dealing with segregation laws, but grew up to become a famous boxer.
Muhammad Ali was born on January 17, 1942 Louisville, Kentucky, and was raised in a clapboard house at 3302 Grand Avenue in middle-class Louisville, Kentucky. His mother Odessa Clay was quiet and religious...
- Captain Preston's Account of the Boston Massacre
Captain Thomas Preston’s Account of the Boston Massacre
Captain Thomas Preston writes down his account of the Boston Massacre dates back to March 13, 1770. I think it is fascinating for historians to find such document on such a historical event. We live through life wondering what really happened years ago during these historical events and these documents help fill the gap with factual knowledge to better understand the history.
Captain Preston begins his accounts starting with the arrival...
The Trojan War
I am almost sure that we all know the stories of Greek Mythology. Now for Troy and its war, we may only know the stories implied by novels and movies. Some tails and myths have only part of the story which might seem more exciting then what actually started the fight, and how it really ended. Achilles didn’t really die at the end of the war. He was said to conquer Troy after the war had ended. This war is very popular because it lasted a decade.
- Hispanic American Diversity
Hispanic American Diversity
ETH/125 Cultural Diversity
Hispanic American Diversity
When you hear the words Hispanic American there is a tendency to think of a group of people that are all the same because they usually speak Spanish. However, the truth is that this group is very diverse in many ways, and is made up of people from a variety of different regions around the world. In this paper we will take a look at a few of these groups and consider some of their differences and si...
The combination of individual and national power and the need to find a safe route to the trade markets of the Indian Ocean led the Europeans to the continent of Africa in the late 1400’s. They would soon discover the abundance of its natural resources and in the next four centuries would systematically trigger the breakdown African societies. These acts would lead the Africans to be integrated into an exploited and racially dominated labor structures that would spread throughout the world.
- Effects of Gangsta Rap
"Obviously rap music is too violent. It serves as a musical accompaniment to the entire underclass culture of violence," says the author of "See No Evil", David Klinghoffer, in an article in the National Review. This extremely narrow minded philosophy has neglected to discover what rap music really is and what it means to its millions of buyers, who are mostly of upper-class status. Rap is not only music, it is also a black cultural expression that prioritizes black voices from urban America, an...
The country of Jordan, like all countries, has many great aspects, but also, it has problems and issues that need to be solved. Jordan is not a perfect country, but really, is there one? Many people around the world remain uniformed about the good aspects; and judge the country only by the bad things that they hear, like their water scarcity or their population and growth rate being unexceptionally high. This is an issue that is very unfair but also easily fixed, with effort. People are som...
Two of my students are English Learner. I have one student who speaks fluent Spanish and English. Because of this I will make sure I pre-teach new vocabulary and give my English learners the opportunity to learn content vocabulary before lessons. During lessons I check in with my English learners to make sure they are able to understand the lesson. I have learned that students in my class are able to read the textbook but many of them have a hard time comprehending what they read. I learned th...
- great depression
The Great Depression in the United States was the worst and longest economy crisis in the history of the modern industrial world. It lasted from the end of 1929 until the early 1940s. It began in the United States and the depression spread to most of the world’s industrial countries, which in our time now have become somewhat dependent on each other. The Great Depression received rapid declines in the production and sale of goods and a sudden, severe rise in unemployment. Businesses and banks cl...
- Capital punishment
After centuries of nearly universal implementation, the death penalty
remains a deeply debated political issue. While one execution takes place, other
murders occur, and the question still stands: Will the death penalty safeguard
society and deter murder, or will it not? The death penalty cannot be considered
a proper economical and moral means of punishment to deter those who might
commit capital offenses, or can it?
In the past, capital punishment horrified people, whic...
- Thomas Jefferson’s Agrarian Vision
Sticking true to his Republican ideals, Thomas Jefferson believed in a nation of small farmers, owning enough land to guarantee economic self-sufficiency and personal independence. Independence, political and personal, was the hallmark of republicanism. Jefferson argued that Americans should build their economy around agriculture rather than manufacturing. He suggested that the self-dependency of an agrarian society would directly correlate to an honest, hardworking society whose goals as a n...
- Basics of Kenya
Kenya is located on the east coast of Africa. Kenya is very interesting because of the few cities located in the country. The country has 32 million people which helps with the growth of the economic and cultural features. As you read on, you will learn a lot more.
Kenya’s location is in the east of Africa. Since Kenya is located by water, I think that it is easier to get water. Kenya’s coordinates are 0°, 35°E. The country sits on the equator covering 224, 961 square miles. Kenya’s physical a...
- klu klux klan
Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is the name of several past and present secret organizations in the United States, mostly in the South, that are best known for advocating white supremacy and acting as vigilantes while hidden behind conic masks and white robes. The first KKK arose in the turmoil after the Civil War. It used terrorism, violence, and lynching to intimidate and oppress African Americans, Jews as well other racial and religious minorities.
The first Klan was founded in 1866 by veterans of th...
The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστον (Holókauston): holos, "whole" and kaustos, "burnt"), also known as The Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, Latinized ha'shoah; Yiddish: חורבן, Latinized churben or hurban) is the term generally used to describe the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II, a program of systematic state-sponsored extermination by Nazi Germany, ...
- Treaty of Versailles
As WWI concludes and as the population starts to fully recognize the sheer destruction of the War, 2 men strike up a conversation. With the year being 1919 the treaty of Versailles has been released to the public and the two men, one a German nationalist, and the other a French Nationalist discuss this document.
The Frenchman while proud of his country’s military past and present was also extremely bitter. WWI had left the French with the biggest losses compared to population as well as destruc...