Eliot Rosewater, the wealthy President of the Rosewater Foundation, a quite remarkable man who despite his moral upbringing, and having a family fortune, Eliot used his money to promote disgusting authors, and ended up unwittingly hurting the people he cares the most about. A WW2 Captain, he mistakenly murdered a group of firemen whom he thought to be SS (Schutzstaffel) troops. After this horrific incident he wanted to do everything in his power to help the fire fighting cause, including becoming a volunteer fireman himself and spending lots of money for the “loudest fire alarm in the western hemisphere”. Through his immature actions, and his mental illness, he lost the respect and love of many people in his life, including his wife, Sylvia
The Dred Scott Decision of 1857 ruled that African-Americans, even ones who were not enslaved, were not protected under The Constitution and could never be citizens. This brings up questions that will be answered in this paper. Should slaves be American citizens? Is it morally correct for one to own another human? Does the Dred Scott decision contradict The Declaration of Independence which states that every man is created equal?
Robert Moses has become a controversial figure in urban planning. He has built many important buildings, roads, and parks that make New York City the special place it is today. However, he has destroyed many old neighborhoods and created a different sense of community. Do you think he will be remembered as a positive or negative influence on the growth and development of NYC?
James Brown Miller, also known as “Killin’ Jim”, “Killer Miller” and “Deacon Jim”, was the son of Jack and Cynthia Miller. He was born on October, 25, 1866 in Van Buren, Arkansas, and was married to the cousin of another famous old west outlaw, John Wesley Hardin. And at the age of one, he moved with his parents to Franklin, Texas. However, just a few years after the move, both of Miller’s parents died, and he was sent to Evant to live with his grandparents. At the age of eight, Miller was again orphaned after both of his grandparents were found murdered in their home. Miller was arrested for the crime, even though he was only eight years old; in the end, he wasn’t charged.
The final and most important person that made history in the French and Indian war was none other than James Wolfe. James was the colonel of the British army during the war (3). During Georges Journey to the French fort, James helped George along the way. George learned many strategies and skills from James. At one of those times James even saved Georges life (4). During the war he grew tired and had planned a risk strategy to attack the western part of the city and win (4). In taking the plan in action they succeeded and won the Seven years’ war. Unfortunately he had died in the battle field when he was injured in his chest and wrist (4). He was a terrible loss for the British side but was a gain in American and British history.
Ulysses S grant was the 18 president of the United States in the year 1869-1877. Was the commander of the civil war and worked closely with President Lincoln. He wanted to reconstruct the US although he was at many times knocking heads with Andrew Johnson because they both had different minds but Grant led the Republicans to better times and helped free black people and give them their rights like whites have. Many people were not happy with what Grant was doing and so in the second part of his term he led the US into depression. In 1843 Grant was training in a US military academy of west point and he had served in the Mexican American war he had retired for a while but was have a tough times living a civilian life and when the civil war started
Thomas Beck and all of Long Beach had been plagued by a local nuisance known as Lew-Is-the-Light for several years. When Tarrytown on the Pike burned, Lew-Is was on the street early the next morning peddling his little letters saying the fire was a judgment from the Lord because Lew-Is had not been paid his rightful tithes. Daily this self-styled Jesus sent newspapers mental wanderings boasting of his supernatural powers. But things got out of hand when Thomas Beck had an epileptic seizure following receipt of a tithe demand from Lew-Is. Beck had received several letters from Lew-Is suggesting Beck pay him tithes in order to improve his health. Beck ignored the letters until he received the following:
Matthew Beck, 35, (top picture) worked as an accountant at Connecticut's lottery headquarters. During the time Beck worked there, he took five months off of work due to stress, but he later returned. On the morning of March 6, 1998, Beck arrived at work and hung up his coat as usual. Beck walked to the office of Michael Logan, 33, where Beck shot and stabbed Logan. Beck then proceeded to walk to a room close by where a meeting was being held and raised his gun at Linda Mlynarczyk, 38. Witnesses reportedly heard Beck say, “Bye, bye,” before shooting Linda three times. Frederick Rubelmann, 40, was also killed in this room. Beck chased after Otho Brown, 54, who had ran into the parking lot outside. Brown was on his back, pleading for his life.
When Roger Woodward was 7 years old he went on a boat for the first time in his life. His family was celebrating his 17 year old sister’s birthday with a tour of niagara falls by boat. Rogers mother’s one condition about this trip was that he wore a life jacket because roger did not know how to swim. In not long roger would be falling down the falls. The day was perfect for boating it was warm and the waters were calm. The owner of the boat jim honeycutt let roger steer the boat. They were heading toward sandbar and on the way there the mortar of the boat hit a rock. Honeycutt cut the engine after hitting the rock. They were drifting toward the falls. For some reason Honeycutt had no anchor so he was trying to paddle the other way but the
Ray Lewis knows a few things about second chances. He spent time in prison for drug-related offenses prior to college. In 2000, he was indicted on murder charges after two men were stabbed following a Super Bowl party. He also has six children with four different women. Then, Lewis became a Christian. Today, he is not known for his past mistakes but for his charitable activities and his historic defensive capabilities in the NFL, even being named one of the most dominant linebackers in NFL history.
A serial killer is a person who commits a series of murders often with no apparent motive and typically following a characteristic predictable behavior pattern. According to the FBI a serial killer is somebody who murders over three or more people within a month with an emotional cooling off period in between. Robert Lee Yates born on May 27, 1952 is an American serial killer from Washington. From the years 1996 to 1998 Yates murder over 13 women. Oh 13 woman were prostitutes working on E Sprague Avenue in a town in Washington. He’s currently on death row at the Washington State penitentiary. Yates grew up in Oak Harbor a town in Washington. He was in an average middle-class family who attend a small church close to his home. In 1975, he was hired to be a corrections officer in Washington state penitentiary shortly after that in 1977, After working there for six months, Yates enlisted in the United States Army, in which he became certified to fly civilian transport airplanes and helicopters. Yates was stationed in various countries outside the continental United States, including Germany and later Somalia during the United Nations peacekeeping mission of
Billy Weaver, 17, came to Bath by train from London last weekend. That Monday, he failed to appear for his first day at his job. After missing three more days, the branch manager phoned Weaver's family, who reported that they had lat seen him getting on the train for Bath. Concerned, they notified the police. The last person to have seen Weaver was a porter at the train station, who claims to have directed Weaver to the nearby tavern The Bell and Dragon.
known for his party-driven lifestyle and sexually empowering reign over England, and theatre goers/playwrights of the sorts incorporated the king’s relaxed lifestyle into their performances. Drinking, sexual taboos, even drug usage was promoted in everyday life, and the theatre of England took to it full heartedly. Unfortunately, this mirrored reflection of England’s societal structure began to be to much, and ultimately doomed the Restoration period soon after King Charles II reign had ended. A number of individuals sought out to end the era completely, doing as much as they could to criminalize this theatre movement. Jeremy Collier, a widely known theatre critic at the time, spoke lowly of most performances. He would rat on the immorality
Isaac Watts was indeed a precious memory. Since his demise more than two centuries ago, no one in the modern times has ever led sanctuary praises like the bard of Southampton. In 1825, Montgomery wrote that every religion where Isaac’s native tongue spoke, hundreds of voices send their sacrifices of prayer and praise to God in the strains he had earlier. Isaac’s hymns act as a charm for our early youth while logic and sermons serve as a reliable source of everlasting satisfaction in the maturity, advance, and decline of life.
Princeton University is a lively group of grant and discovering that stands in the country's administration and the administration of mankind. Sanctioned in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-most established school in the United States. Princeton is an autonomous, coeducational, nondenominational establishment that gives undergrad and graduate direction in the humanities, sociologies, common sciences and building.