On February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts, a woman by the name of Susan Brownell Anthony was born to parents Daniel and Lucy (Read) Anthony. She was the second born of a strongly rooted Quaker family of eight (Hist.Bio.-1). Because they lived in a Quaker neighborhood, Susan was not heavily exposed to slavery. The family made anti-slavery talks an almost daily conversation over the dinner table. She also saw men and women on the same level (Stoddard 36). “A hard working father, who was not only a cotton manufacturer, but a Quaker Abolitionist also, prevented his children from what he called childish things such as toys, games and music. He felt that they would distract his children from reaching their peak of
In 1837 queen Victoria started her reign as queen of England. She affected the whole world with the political decisions that she made while queen. But these decisions were dictated by things that started the day she was born and even during her reign as queen. Many people don’t really know much about Queen Victoria so they can ask why is your political leader worth studying? What has changed because of her being queen? What lead her and motivated her to make the choices she made? All of these things can be determined by looking at her past life and life during her reign that affected the way she ruled. There are two parts that will be discussed in her life that have affected her as a political leader. The first part has to deal with her
Hamilton Crane is the pen name for Sarah J. Mason the author a series of 13 sequels and the prequel to the highly popular mystery thriller novels Miss Seeton series. As Sarah J Mason, she has also written several novels that include the Trewley and Stone detective fiction series of novels and two free standing novels. However, it is important not to confuse Sarah J Mason with Sarah Mason the British romance novelist who has no middle name. Hamilton Crane has lived for about fifty years in Hertfordshire in England and lived for a year in New Zealand and four years in Scotland. The Miss Seeton series of novels for which Crane is most popular for were originally written and published by Heron Carvic. Carvic wrote the first five titles of the series
I’ve spent weeks upon weeks learning about the Revolutionary War, but I was not expecting to learn as many interesting facts as I did. For example, I knew about the legend of Betsy Ross sewing the first American flag I just didn’t realize how many women historical figures there were. The young lady that stood out to me the most was 16 year old Sybil Ludington. On April 26th, 1777 she rode 40 miles to alert her father’s militia company that Danbury, Connecticut was under attack and to have everyone meet at the Ludington house. Knowing that women and men weren’t treated equally back then, I think that was a very heroic thing for Sybil to do. She most likely saved many lives that could have been lost. Imagine how grateful the people in Danbury were for her heroic actions. I also found some of the methods the soldiers used incredibly interesting. One of these clever methods was used with lanterns. One or two lanterns were placed in the spire of Boston’s Old North Church to alert
All well trained singers build their particular distinctive warming up programs suitable for their own individual specifications. The routines may vary with modifications in physical, mental stress
Last June in 2001, a 37-year-old lady by the name of Andrea Yates, was arrested for killing her five children. Most people like me would agree that she was sane, and the death penalty would have been the right punishment for Mrs. Andrea Yates.
Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female physician in America, struggled with sexual prejudice to earn her place in history. She was born in Bristol, England on February 3, 1821 to a liberal and wealthy family. She was the third daughter in a family of nine children. Her father, Samuel Blackwell, believed in the value of education and knowledge and hired a governess for the girls, even though many girls were not educated in those days. In 1832, the family sugar cane plantation went bankrupt, forcing the family to move to America.
In the text, “Letter to Queen Victoria”, written by Lin Zexu in 1839, he implores the Queen of Great Britain, Queen Victoria, to stop her subjects from selling opium to the Chinese public. Zexu does so by exemplifying the past relationship of China and Britain, by moral persuasion, and by warnings and threats. However, Lin Zexu’s assumption of calling British subjects as Barbarian and compliant to Chinese rule ineffectively persuades.
The Shirley Letters are a total of twenty three letters written by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe to her sister named Molly. Louise uses the name “Shirley” as her writing name for these letters. These letters included the life of a woman (Shirley) in the mid eighteen hundreds during the California gold rush. She talks about how wild the miner life was during the time she lived in mining camps. The twenty three letters offer great insight on how life was back then during the gold rush for these miners, especially from a women's perspective being in a male dominated environment.
During the conversation between Muriel and her mother, only two things associated with culture and spirituality was mentioned; The piano and the poetry book. Both object only came into discussion when both female mentioned Seymour, because he is playing the piano and he gave Muriel a German poetry book. In which case Muriel refers to the book as “those German poems” The book is owned by Muriel, but reflects Seymour’s personality as he has an emotional attachment to it, whereas Muriel shows no involvement with the book.
In the movie, Gravity, Dr. Ryan Stone is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission. During the mission, the shuttle is destroyed and she is stranded in deep space with no link to Earth and no hope of rescue. Dr. Ryan is alone surrounded by darkness and no human contact. The short story “Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield emphasizes the theme that the pain of loneliness can make a person have delusions which will isolate them from reality.
Ian Fleming not just created the character of James Bond; he personified him by living an exciting life. With his suave style and long history of lavished background he was almost born into the part of his later creation.