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  • Contribution Of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on February 17, 1807 in Portland, Maine (Novelist and Prose Writers). He died at the age of 75 in 1882 after suffering from severe stomach pain. He was buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts along with his wives. His family was very influential in the region. His father was a prominent lawyer. His maternal grandfather, Peleg Wadsworth, held the position of general in the American Revolutionary War and also served as a member of Congress (Henry

  • Dorothea Dix : An Extraordinary Woman Who Wore Many Hats

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    Dorothea Dix was an extraordinary woman who wore many hats: family caregiver, teacher, author, advocate, social reformer, school and hospital founder, and superintendent. Dorothea Dix held one role more important and noteworthy than any of these however; she was a nurse. Dix’s work advocating for prisoners, the mentally ill and women changed the profession of nursing, as well as aspects of the healthcare system, forever. Dorothea Dix was born on April 4, 1802 in Hampden, Maine. She was the eldest

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poem

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    from Harvard. The famous poet died at the age of 75 from severe stomach pains on Friday, March 24. 1882. He left behind a trail of legacies. He was one of the most popular figures in America and Europe. He was buried next to his two wives in Mount Auburn Cemetery. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, an American writer, used his life and philosophical ideas to write poetry about nature, death, and emotions. Henry Longfellow grew up in a life where he was expected to follow in his father’s footsteps but broke

  • Essay about Dorothea Dix

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    Known as an American philanthropist and reformer, Dorothea Dix transformed living conditions in prisons and established institutions for the mentally insane in 20 states, as well as Canada (“DIX”). Through her crusade for fair treatment of the mentally insane, Dorothea Dix exemplifies the ideals of her time – to protect the rights of all human beings, no matter their age, race, or mental capacity. On April 4, 1802 in Hampden, Maine, Dorothea Lynde Dix was born to Joseph and Mary Dix. Due to her

  • The Legacy Of John Carter, And Nathanial Rochester ( Thomas, 10-17 )

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    James Cutler, and Nathanial Rochester (Thomas, 10-17). The many people that are brought into Mt. Hope’s grounds all bring their own unique memory to a place where it can be properly honored and cherished as equals. Another way Douglass is honored is by marking all of his points of occupancy as almost hollowed ground, by putting up plaques to mark their significance. The first notable plaque resides at the now office building on Main Street. In Douglass’s time he transformed the building into the

  • George W. Russell (AE Æ),- His Life, Paintings and Impact on Irish Culture

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    George W. Russell (AE Æ),- His Life, Paintings and Impact on Irish Culture Introduction George William Russell (Æ), poet, painter, statesman and friend of many. George Russell definitely was all of those things. But why is it that I, a visiting student from the far North, takes such an interest in a man who despite his greatness not many people outside Ireland has heard of. When asked about visual arts in Ireland, names like Jack Yeats, Paul Henry and James Barry might be heard but only people

  • Edwin Rutus Booth Research Paper

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    Born on November 13, 1883, near Bel-Air, Maryland was a boy with high potential, Edwin Thomas Booth. His father, Junius Brutus Booth, was an alcoholic. Junius was also an American actor. His mother, Mary Ann Holmes, gave birth to two other boys, John and Junius Jr. He grew up on a family farm with little schooling. Like his father, Edwin wanted to become an actor. At thirteen years old, Edwin became a partner in acting with his father. Edwin’s acting career debuted on September 10, 1849. He acted

  • How Did Edwin Booth Build His Theatre

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    When Edwin Booth was born, he would not know that his life would change dramatically after his brother committed a heinous crime against the President. Edwin was born on November 13th, 1833 near Bel Air, Maryland. After his education ended at the age of thirteen, he frequently joined his father, Junius, on theatrical circuits. It was implied that he was there for company, but his real purpose was to control his father’s drinking and spontaneous behavior. Junius was involved in the theatrical business

  • Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl Essay

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    Harriet Jacobs wanted to tell her story, but knew she lacked the skills to write the story herself. She had learned to read while young and enslaved, but, at the time of her escape to the North in 1842, she was not a proficient writer. She worked at it, though, in part by writing letters that were published by the New York Tribune, and with the help of her friend, Amy Post. Her writing skills improved, and by 1858, she had finished the manuscript of her book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

  • Cultural Analysis Of Cesar Jacobs 's Cultural Analysis

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    Raul Rios Professor Peters English 2327 30 April 2016 Harriett Jacobs: Cultural Analysis Cultural analysis can be associated with a person’s race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or region. An easy way to examine a person’s cultural analysis is to simply pull up a text book and or a website about the person and find very good information about the person. Yet when it comes to famous writers of history, their cultural analysis can be determined through their marvelous and significant