War, Abraham Lincoln, was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, an actor pursuing the revival of the confederacy and the total destruction of the Union. Abraham Lincoln was known to be a hard working, driven man which led him into politics and eventually presidency. Throughout his childhood, Lincoln had grown up in very rural areas and knew of nothing other than “frontier simplicity” therefore, he experienced little interaction with others (Lincoln World Biography par. 5). As a child, Lincoln experienced
forgotten. For many Americans, “Kennedy remains a hero cut down in his prime, immortalized as forever young, charismatic, and full of potential.” What really happened on that fateful day during which John F. Kennedy and Governor John Connally of Texas were shot as they waved to the excited crowds that lined the Dallas streets? Many have speculated for years in an effort to answer this complex question. From the efforts of those curious about the assassination have come numerous conspiracy theories that
John Brown as the Villian or Hero Brown's attack on Harper's Ferry affected American culture more than can ever be understood. Tension between the North and South was building in the 1850's. Slavery among many other things was dividing the country into two sections. Brown was executed on December 2, 1859 for his murderous out-lash on society. Was his mind so twisted and demented that he would commit cold-blooded murder? The answer is no. John Brown was a man with a goal and a purpose.
migrations of pro-slave and anti-slave groups. Southerners now entered the area with their slaves while active members of the Antislavery Society also arrived. Henry Ward Beecher, condemned the bill from his pulpit and helped to raise funds to supply weapons to those willing to oppose slavery in these territories. Kansas elected its first legislature in March, 1855. Although less than 2,000 people were qualified to take part in these elections, over 6,000 people voted. These were mainly Missouri slave-owners
same. Japanese cities adopted policies different from the others. Unlike the cities of China, Tokyo and Osaka had not been colonized; they could plan their development as they chose. McKenzie visited Tokyo after the 1923 earthquake and fires that killed 100,000 people and left 70 percent of the population homeless. Tokyo used the rebuilding process as an opportunity to restructure its neighborhoods and transportation systems. New railways built in the 1920s and 1930s facilitated the expansion of