California Hall of Fame

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  • Kinder Robinson And Jackie Robinson : Protest And Perseverance

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    except in the impact it has on other lives” - Jackie Robinson. Jack Roosevelt Robinson was an African-American from Cairo, Georgia. Robinson grew up in Pasadena, California and played for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Cesar Estrada Chavez was a Mexican-American from Yuma, Arizona. Chavez strived for alliances of grape farm workers largely in the California area. Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Cesar Chavez won unionizations for farm workers. Jackie Robinson and Cesar Chavez had

  • Selfish Vs Chris Mccandless

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    Chris McCandless was a young man from a wealthy family , he had a serious idea about finding inner happiness. To do so he believed he had to hitchhike across the country with nothing but the clothes on his back, he burned his money, ditched his car, and abandoned his parents. The question we ask now after reviewing the life of McCandless’s was this a selfish move by Chris? Yes, Chris was selfish and ignorant when he left on a trek across the country including Alaska. The definition of selfish is

  • Empathy In Harvest Gypsies

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    A Heart Behind Words Authors empower our understanding of the world through compassion and empathy. Meaning to make readers share and understand the feelings of another. In “Harvest Gypsies” by John Steinbeck the author informs of two families and their tussles for survival.In the same manner, Kevin Starr in his excerpt titled “Endangered Dreams” tells of a family and their daily troubles. Both taken place during the great depression they both depict the hardships of migrant families trapped in

  • The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Should Induct The Doobie Brothers

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    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees the best rock and roll artists ever, but they forgot the Doobie Brothers. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame should induct the Doobie Brothers. The Doobie Brothers formed in San Jose, California in 1970. Patrick Simmons, John McFee, and Tom Johnston are the current band members. They are one of the few bands who successfully alternated their genre of music. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame should induct the Doobie Brothers. In the first place, the Doobie Brothers

  • Essay On The Eagles

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    One of the greatest bands has been put into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and they are soaring! The Eagles didn't just get introduced to the hall of fame they also won 13 Grammy awards, but there was a few bumps in between. They broke up during an album. They said “ we would get back together if Hell froze over”. The Eagles had some of the best musicians. They also won many awards. This is why The Eagles are one of the best bands. The Eagles worked together at Linda Ronstadt’s backup band. They

  • Sally Ride Biography

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    Sally Ride was born May 26, 1951, in California. After high school, she went to Stanford University in California. She earned degrees in physics. Physics is a type of science. Sally Ride was the first American woman to fly in space. For fun, she liked to run. She also played tennis, volleyball and softball. Ride wrote science books for children. The books are about exploring space. NASA began looking for women astronauts in 1977. Sally Ride was a student at the time. She saw an ad in the school newspaper

  • Write About John Paul Larkin

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    John Paul Larkin, better known as Scatman John, born in El Monte, California created a new style of music introducing scat music and dance music into jazz music. With his hit song,‘ Ski Ba Bop Da Dop Bop’ he sold millions of recordings worldwide, he won ‘Best New Artist’ in the Echo Awards in Germany and Japan. He reached number one in many countries worldwide, he was a worldwide star by the age of 53. From the time of when John learnt how to speak he suffered from a severe stuttering problem, for

  • Beach Boys Influence On Rock And Roll

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    still influences many artists today. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was made in order to honor rock and roll legends, which started inducting people in 1986. This museum contains memorabilia from famous rockers and many diverse genres of music. The Beach Boys were part of the surf genre in rock and roll. In 1988, the Beach Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Beach Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because of their many great hits and influences they

  • The Sally Kristen Ride

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    her as a person. The science and women’s rights world have both been affected by her. She showed them both that a woman can do just as much as a man. Today, her works are honored by both worlds. On May 26, 1951 Sally was born to the great state of California. Joyce Ride and Dale B. Ride were the two extraordinary people she was born to. Two years later she became a big sister. Karen Ride was Sally’s little sister and called bear. Until the age of nine Sally had a normal life. However, in 1960, her

  • Biography And Wiki: Dave Mirra

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    Chittenango, New York and died on February 4, 2016, in Greenville, North California by way of suicide.It is notable that he held the record for most X Games medals in BMX Freestyle. He is known as vert ramp and park rider. Mirra was a member of the team which won the 2014 Race Across America. Dave Mirra was graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and then he moved to Greenville, North California, to attend East California University. Mirra and his wife Lauren had two daughters. Career: