Waves crashed into the small hull, her tiny voice being drowned out by the sound of it. Between the lighting flashes, she sees the two adults race along the boat, securing belongings that had come loose. Her brother sits near her, frightened and crying, yet somehow comforting as her tiny hands cling to his fur. The rain whipped around them, blown about by fierce winds, and she covered her head to protect against the stinging droplets. Another crack echoed in her ears, but this one was not accompanied by thunder. Water rushed over her feet as the hull bent into strange new shapes around her. Another crash of lightning revealed nothing but the now illuminated night sky, roiling with the dark clouds of the storm. Then the cold overwhelmed her, the current dragging her away from her sibling and under the water. Spinning recklessly, she flailed in the depths until the darkness set in, mercifully quieting
John Malcolm Fraser was an Australian politician who was the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Liberal Party from 1975 to 1983. On the 16th of december, 1976, was the enactment of Aboriginal Land rights (Northern Territory) Act. This act secured the Aboriginal right to their ancestors land.This act is significant in that it was the first of the Aboriginal land rights acts, allowing for a claim of title if claimants can provide evidence of their traditional association with land. His motivation, contribution and involvement has still not to this day been forgotten by the Aboriginal people.
Achievement has no color (“Abraham Lincoln”). Being a successful athlete takes dedication and talent. Now, being the first ever African American athlete on an all-white league takes guts! For Jack Robinson, he tackled an early life of poverty and racist threats all while becoming a legend.
The novel “A Storm Too Soon” is about three mighty sailors with the names of Jean Pierre, Rudy Snel, and Ben Tye. The three determined sailors set out on a voyage starting from Florida and want to make it to France by a sailboat called the Sean Seamour II. A sailboat only forty-four feet in size for the three men traveling across the deep blue sea. The strong-minded men setting out for their voyage on the Sean Seamour II, can not wait to get to France. While many miles off shore, the men discover that the weather does not look pleasing. They encounter horrific weather making their voyage not as easy as planned. Soon after the weather changed instantly, this results the three men fighting to stay alive in the horrific storm. The men go through Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs while on their journey out in the deep blue sea during a horrific storm. The men meet the basic needs (food, water, warmth, and rest, security ) and the psychological needs (intimate relationships, friends, feeling of accomplishment). However, many people do not meet the self fulfilment needs (self actualization) but the men in the story meet this need by doing all they could.
As the story progresses, the father begins to point out the differences of his once peaceful get-a way. How when arriving was something to look forward to, seeing all of the other family's greet you, the madness of the train station, and the smells of the wilderness. All of those things were gone, replace by motor boats that would wake you up in the middle of a summer slumber.
John Hill Westbrook was influential to Texas by being the first African-American to play football in the Southwest Conference and becoming a minister. John Hill Westbrook was born in Groesbeck, Texas, November 13,1947. Westbrook grew up being a fourth generation minister. Growing up in parsonages, he moved around a lot. Westbrook ended up going to Booker T. Washington High School in Elgin, Texas. In Elgin, Westbrook played basketball, football, and ran track. Westbrook graduated the salutatorian of his class, and in 1965 he enrolled at Baylor university, ready to take on his dream of playing football.
Bulimba's Oxford Street is everything that Darlinghurst's isn't. You're more likely to encounter a baby stroller and weak coffee than a severe brain injury and cheap amphetamines.
Imagine you are a crew member of a wooden union war ship in the Civil war. Your with a large group of ships and you create a blockade of a Confederate port. After a few weeks you see the other ships getting sunk by an iron fortress of a ship. Your crew runs aground avoiding getting sunk. The next day looks off into the ocean and see a raft with a huge Cheesebox on top with a Union Flag. What would you expect it to do? I bet you wouldn't expect it to save an entire naval blockade.
Joseph Brant was well known North American Indian political and military leader in the 18th century who is an influence figure. Brant was born in 1742 near what is now Akron, Ohio and died in 1807 Burlington, Ontario. “He was given the Mohawk name of Thayendanegea, meaning "he places two bets." “He took over the role of clan Mohawk Chief from his father after his death. Joseph father had a good relationship with the British army and Joseph did the same by supporting the British in wars. Brant learned and spoke English, Greek, Latin while attending private school and also converted to the Anglican Church. Joseph Brant's sister, Molly, met and married William Johnson, a British agent for Indian Affairs, who helped Joseph introduce to influential
John C. Fremont was born on January 21, 1813 in Savannah, Georgia. He passed away on July 13, 1890. He entered the junior class of the college of Charleston and got a degree in 1836. He was married to Jessie Benton, a politically influential daughter of Thomas Hart Benton. John discovered and named the Great Basin. He also led five expeditions into the West.
Imagery, detail, and symbolism play a crucial role in this work. Imagery has the function of painting a picture of the situation in the reader’s mind so that he or she is able to develop a version of the story individually. It makes the reading a more personalized experience that helps the reader to understand what’s going on. When O’Brien was just about to escape to Canada to avoid being drafted, he described the scene that was presented in front of him. “The shoreline was dense with brush and timber. I could see tiny red berries on the bushes.” In this quote, the reader can visualize the setting of the lake where he has to make his life-changing decision. It appeals to the visual sense by describing the shoreline and even the sense of
American Neoclassical painter, John Trumbull was commissioned in 1824 to paint, “General George Washington Resigning His Commission.” This is the greatest of Trumbull’s many paintings. The painting was placed in 1826.
Ahoy land! Giovanni Cabot (John Cabot) was Genoese explorer and navigator who explorered the land of eastern coast of Canada in C.1497 under the patent and permission of King Henry VII. Giovanni was born in the C.1450 and died in C.1500.Cabot was an early merchant with no sailing experience but interest in sailing. In 1484 John got married to a girl named Matteau having 3 children. After much years of being a merchant he finally became a Venetian citizen being born in Genoa, Italy giving him full permission to trade with other countries. According to the text it says,“In 1476, Cabot officially became a Venetian citizen and began conducting trade in the eastern Mediterranean”. This shows how that John received Venetian citenzship allowing him to trade. After many years in 1888 Cabot moved to Spain due