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Overview of the 60's
Overview of the 60's
Overview of the 60\'s Many social changes that were addressed in the 1960s are still the issues being confronted today. the \'60s was a decade of social and political upheaval. in spite of all the turmoil, there were some positive results: the civil rights revolution, john f. Kennedy\'s bold vision of a new frontier, and the breathtaking advances in space, helped bring about progress and prosperity. however, much was negative: student and anti-war protest movements, political assassinations, and
The History of the Ku Klux Klan
The History of the Ku Klux Klan
The History of the Ku Klux Klan The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is one of America\'s oldest and most feared groups. Driven by the dream of a world with only one master race, the KKK often uses violence and moves above the law to promote their cause. They didn\'t start of violent, or to promote white supremacy. They have been in the shadows for over 130 years and continue to thrive in America\'s society today. The Ku Klux Klan began almost accidentally during the reconstruction period after the civil war
Rock Music
Rock Music
Rock Music In this essay, I\'m going to introduce to the reader a topic not touched a lot because of its complexity and its avoidance by conservative adults. This topic is, of course, Rock Music. During one week, I looked for information in the library and at my house, and from the information I gathered and my one knowledge about the topic, I\'m going to lead the reader to a better understanding of Rock n\' Roll. I chose to do Rock music because I can identify myself with it. Rock music is very
Woodstock
Woodstock
Woodstock In 1969, the Woodstock Music and Art Fair drew more than 450,000 people to a pasture in Sullivan county. For four days, this site became a countercultural mini-nation in which drugs were all but legal, music was plenty, and love was free. The music began Friday afternoon at 5:07 p.m. August 15, and continued until mid- morning Monday August 18. The festival closed the New York State Thruway and created one of the nation\'s worst traffic jams. It also inspired a bunch of local and sta
Sixteen Most Significant Events in US History betw
Sixteen Most Significant Events in US History betw
Sixteen Most Significant Events in US History between 1789 to 1975 After a review of United States\' history from 1789 to 1975, I have identified what I believe are the sixteen most significant events of that time period. The attached sheet identifies the events and places them in brackets by time period. The following discussion provides my reasoning for selecting each of the events and my opinion as to their relative importance in contrast to each other. Finally, I have concluded that of the s
The 1960s: Happenings, Causes, and Effects
The 1960s: Happenings, Causes, and Effects
The 1960s: Happenings, Causes, and Effects Many social changes that were addressed in the 1960s are still the issues being confronted today. the \'60s was a decade of social and political upheaval. in spite of all the turmoil, there were some positive results: the civil rights revolution, john f. Kennedy\'s bold vision of a new frontier, and the breathtaking advances in space, helped bring about progress and prosperity. however, much was negative: student and anti-war protest movements, politica
The Roaring 20s
The Roaring 20s
The Roaring 20s INTRODUCTION The Twenties wan a decade which condidted of many well know events and famous people. In which made the twenties part of out history today, such events and people that made history in the twenties were Al Capone the well mnow mafia leader from Chicago, Charlie Chaplain of the silent movies, the annual Montreal Carninval in Canada, and the 60th anniversary of canada in 1927. But these events and people are only a quarter of the history help in the 1920\'s. ENTERTAINME
Abstract Expressionism
Abstract Expressionism
Abstract Expressionism What about the reality of the everyday world and the reality of painting? They are not the same realities. What is this creative thing that you have struggled to get and where did it come from? What reference or value does it have, outside of the painting itself? Ad Reinhardt, in a group discussion at Studio 35, in 1950. My essay starts with the origin and the birth of this great expression in the twentieth century. This movement not only touched painting, it had an affe
Timeline of Art
Timeline of Art
Timeline of Art The Thread: The thread which joins all the isms in the twentieth century are its slow evolution from one period to another. As artists from one concepts were exploring a certain idea that led to another either just for the sake of the curiosity or by sheer boredom. Therefore my paper deals with the evolution of different isms in this century. Fauvism: From 1904-7, for a very brief period, a few Paris painters evolved a style of painting that earned the name Les Fauves (wild beast
Proposal for An Advanced Art Project
Proposal for An Advanced Art Project
Proposal for An Advanced Art Project First off, I need to propose my theme that will encompass the majority of my art works in my stated media. Out of painting, print making and sculpture, I am choosing to work with the latter for two main reasons. One, I\'m not that great at capturing visual ideas on the somewhat two-dimensional surface of paper or canvas. Adding to that I thought that sculpture would allow me to have a greater release of creativity as my work can explode into the third dimensi
Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, including A
Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, including A
Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, including A Streetcar Named Desire (1947, film, 1951) and Death of a Salesman (1949). He directed the Academy Award-winning films Gentleman\'s Agreement (1947) and On The Waterfront (1954), as well as East of Eden (1955), A Face in the Crowd (1957), Splendor in the Grass (1961), and The Last Tycoon (1976). His two autobiographical novels, America, America (1962) and The Arrangement (1967), were turned into films in 1963 and 1968. Bibliography: Koszarski, Ric
Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg Final Draft Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), was an American poet, biographer, and balladeer. He was a writer, famous for his free-verse style (Carl Sandburg, 222). He focused on the people and places of modern American life. Sandburg wrote what is regarded as the definitive biography of Abraham Lincoln. He was even invited to address the joint session and to be honored, when the houses of Congress came together on Feb. 12, 1959, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Lincoln
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison The Doors. There\'s the known. And there\'s the unknown. And what separates the two is the door, and that\'s what I want to be. Ahh wanna be th\' door. . . - Jim Morrison Jim Morrison is often thought of as a drunk musician. He is also portrayed to many as an addict and another \'doped up\' rock star. These negative opinions project a large shadow on the many positive aspects of this great poet. Jim\'s music was influenced heavily by many famous authors. You must cast aside your
MUSIC IS EDUCATION
MUSIC IS EDUCATION
MUSIC IS EDUCATION THESIS STATEMENT Music in education is essential to our children because it increases their listening skills and is a common method of communication for cultures worldwide. Music is Education There are schools attempting to eliminate teaching musical arts to our children. The board of education claims they must provide education by concentrating on the basic academic courses, but what they don\'t realize is that music is a major part of basic education. We must not allow them
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this man\'s work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science is astonishing. Yes,many have heard of Albert Einstein\'s General Theory of relativity, but few know about the intriguing life that led this scientist to discover what some have called, The greatest single achievement of human thought
Quarter Paper: Antonio Vivaldi and the music of hi
Quarter Paper: Antonio Vivaldi and the music of hi
Quarter Paper: Antonio Vivaldi and the music of his time Throughout history there have been many distinct periods of time. These various eras are all alike in a way because they all slowly flow into each other. One of these unique times was called the Baroque period. The Baroque time began during the 1600\'s and ended early during the early 1700\'s. The way Baroque music was looked at was varied depending on where you looked at it from. In Italy, it was largely energetic and spectacular. Yet, if
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach Born: March 21, 1685 Died: July 28, 1750 Birthplace: Eisanach, Germany Age at Death: 65 Biography Born at Eisenach, in Thuringia, he came of a distinguished musical family. At 15 he became a chorister at Luneburg and at 19 organist at Arnstadt. Subsequent appointments included positions at the courts of Weimar and Anhalt-Kother, and finally in 1723, that of musical director at St Thomas\'s choir school in Leipzig, where, apart from his brief visit to the court of Frederick
The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven
The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven
The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven The rise of Ludwig van Beethoven into the ranks of history\'s greatest composers was paralleled by and in some ways a consequence of his own personal tragedy and despair. Beginning in the late 1790\'s, the increasing buzzing and humming in his ears sent Beethoven into a panic, searching for a cure from doctor to doctor. By October 1802 he had written the Heiligenstadt Testament confessing the certainty of his growing deafness, his consequent despair, and suicidal
The Henchmen: German Government Officials in WWII
The Henchmen: German Government Officials in WWII
The Henchmen: German Government Officials in WWII Many people have contributed to the cruel treatment of human beings, specifically Jews, in Nazi Germany during the second World War. This is a report on the damage carried out by some of the Nazi criminals working under the rule of Adolf Hitler. Many people contributed in Hitler\'s attempt to carry out his \'Final Solution\'. Among these people are Ernst Roehm, Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Himmler, and Hermann Wilhelm Goering. While I discuss how they
Harry Shippe Truman
Harry Shippe Truman
Harry Shippe Truman When Harry Truman was about five years old, his family noticed he was having eye troubles. With these eye problems, Harry wasn\'t able to see stars or the falling dust from fireworks. Harry never noticed this. When his mother got his first pair of glasses, they were thick glass in which the doctor said that he shouldn\'t run hard or play in many sports with them on. Harry saw a whole new world when he first got the glasses. He would stare for hours just looking at the bright
Ray Charles Robinson
Ray Charles Robinson
Ray Charles Robinson Ray Charles Robinson was born on September 23, 1930 in Albany Georgia. His father was Bailey Robinson, a railroad repair man, and his mother was \'Retha. His father never married his mother. His legal wife was Mary Jane, who also helped to raise Charles. By the time he was three, young Charles was learning to play the piano. When he was five his brother, who was three at the time, drowned. A few months later Charles got the disease that would make him go blind by the time he
Willem De Kooning
Willem De Kooning
Willem De Kooning Willem De Kooning had been widely acknowledged as one of the greatest painters of this century known for his daring originality. Several exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad have celebrated the artistic achievements of this eminent artist\'s 60- year career. My essay covers part of his early life with real focus on his late paintings. His last works, painted in the 1980s, as he was in deteriorating health have come under criticism by some critics. Willem de Kooning was born on Ap
Pablo Casals
Pablo Casals
Pablo Casals Pablo Casals (sometimes called his original name Pau Carlos Salvidor Defillo De Casals) was one of, if not, the greatest cellist in history. Casals is easily recognized as one of the master soloists of classical music and he has many accomplishments in his many years as a public figure that have made him internationally renowned. Casals was born in Vendrell, Spain on December 29, 1876. He received his very first music lessons from his father (a music teacher), on the violin. A four
George Frideric Handel
George Frideric Handel
George Frideric Handel Table of Contents - Handel Chapter Name/Title Page 컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴 1. Handel 1 2. Life 1 3. Later Years 1-2 4. Works 2 5. My Comments 2-3 6. BIBLIOGRAPHY 4 Handel George Frideric Handel was born in Halle, Germany, on February 23, 1685. He died in London on April 14,1759 and was buried in Westminister Abbey. Handel was one of the famous composers of the Baroque Period. This great composer was mostly known very well for his English
Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette The energetic and talented new singer on the radio is not what you would call laid-back. She is in no way a here today, gone tomorrow singer. I believe, she has and will revolutionize the entertianment industry. The daughter of Alan and Georgia Morissette, Alanis, an Ottawa native, is one of three children in the family. She has an older brother named Chad and a twin brother named Wade. Although the name Alanis is Greek itself, Alanis Morissette has no Greek background whatso
Carson McCullers
Carson McCullers
Carson McCullers With poignant insight and compassion Carson McCullers (1917-1967) wrote of human loneliness, unfulfilled love, and the frailty of the human heart. Of all the characters in the work of Carson McCullers, the one who seemed to her family and friends to be most like the author herself was Frankie Addams: the vulnerable, exasperating, and endearing adolescent of The Member of the Wedding who was looking for the we of me. However, Carson once said that was, or became in the proces
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this man\'s work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science is astonishing. Yes, many have heard of Albert Einstein\'s General Theory of relativity, but few know about the intriguing life that led this scientist to discover what some have called, The greatest single achievement of human though
Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky As a composer, Igor Stravinsky knew many conductors. Later, he wrote an essay about them. What could he write about them? What would your typical composer have to say about conductors? Surprisingly, when Stravinsky wrote about conductors he became very critical. Sarcasm and mockery permeate throughout the passage when he discusses them. Stravinsky uses a few schemes to convince his reader of the conductor\'s insignificance. First, the language Stravinsky uses in his passage is ve
Master Harold: Differing Influences on Fugard
Master Harold: Differing Influences on Fugard
Master Harold: Differing Influences on Fugard Athol Fugard\'s drama, Master Harold . . . And The Boys, was written during a time of great conflict in South Africa, where he was raised. Fugard was torn between his mother, who was Afrikaaner, (1291) and his father, who was of English decent (1291). These differing influences caused Fugard to use the discussions between Sam and Hally to demonstrate the religious, racial, and political tensions of his lifetime in South Africa. The discussion b
Harper Lee: Introduction to Harper Lee
Harper Lee: Introduction to Harper Lee
Harper Lee: Introduction to Harper Lee Early Life Born in Monroeville, Alabama, on April 28, 1926, Nelle Harper Lee is the youngest of three children of Amassa Coleman Lee and Francis Lee. Before his death, Miss Lee\'s father and her older sister, Alice, practiced law together in Monroeville. When one considers the theme of honor that runs throughout Miss Lee\'s novel, it is perhaps significant to note that her family is related to Confederate General Robert E. Lee, a man especially noted for hi
Kate Chopin's Controversial Views
Kate Chopin's Controversial Views
Kate Chopin\'s Controversial Views Too strong a drink for moral babies, and should be labeled \'poison\'. was the how the Republic described Kate Chopin\'s most famous novel The Awakening (Seyersted 174). This was the not only the view of one magazine, but it summarized the feelings of society as a whole. Chopin woke up people to the feelings and minds of women. Even though her ideas were controversial at first, slowly over the decades people began to accept them. Kate O\'Flaherty Chopin was r
Native Son: Character Actions Defines Their Indivi
Native Son: Character Actions Defines Their Indivi
Native Son: Character Actions Defines Their Individual Personalities and Belief Systems Richard Wright\'s novel, Native Son, consisted of various main and supporting character to deliver an effective array of personalities and expression. Each character\'s actions defines their individual personalities and belief systems. The main character of Native Son, Bigger Thomas has personality traits spanning various aspect of human nature including actions motivated by fear, quick temper, and a high deg
Comparison of Margaret Mead's Coming in Age to R
Comparison of Margaret Mead's Coming in Age to R
Comparison of Margaret Mead\'s Coming in Age to Russian Youth In an attempt to challenge societal values, youth cultures, in the form of rebellion, act and dress radically and form groups in protest. These dissident actions against the structure of existing society promotes the beginning of new small groups which reflect their own rules, structures, class, gender and ethnic ideologies. So, the youth culture, in challenging societal values, at the same time is reflecting them. In comparing Marg
The Moon is Down: The Effects of War
The Moon is Down: The Effects of War
The Moon is Down: The Effects of War War effects everyone involved. The conquerors and those being conquered. War is a struggle that is internal and external. Man can be a dedicated and loyal soldier for only so much at a time. He then longs for laughter, music, girls, a good meal and more. In The Moon is Down, the soldiers get the need to return home. They begin to doubt what they are doing and if they are being told the truth. They become uneasy when the enemy doesn\'t talk to them. The townsp
The Pearl Notes: Chapter 1
The Pearl Notes: Chapter 1
The Pearl Notes: Chapter 1 1. Kino and Juana live in a lower class society, where many things would become village affairs, and the family was extremely important. When Coyotito was stung by a scorpion and Kino and Juana went to the doctor, most of the village followed them. The family was proven to be important because it was all Kino and Juana had. The poverty was obvious, because, when Kino had to save his son, all he had were a few worthless pearls. 2. In the morning when Kino awakens, he he
The Pearl: Music
The Pearl: Music
The Pearl: Music Music is known to be a quality in which one possesses toproduce harmony, or to make others pleasant through messages.Authors use descriptive writing to set the atmosphere in manystories. In the short story, The Pearl, John Steinbeck usesdifferent types of music to introduce, and set the atmosphere ofthe story. In this, music is used to introduce evil, to showfamily lifestyle, and to show significance of the pearl. John Steinbeck shows evil\'s intrusion into Kino\'s family byme
Pinocchio
Pinocchio
Pinocchio The book that I am doing my oral Book Report on is The classic Book, Pinocchio. The Author of the recreated Masterpiece is Carlo Collodi, the Illustrator, is Greg Hilderbrandt. The Publisher is The Unicorn Publishing House in New Jersey. The copyright is in 1986. This book is a classic. Short Summary Pinnochio, before becoming his puppet form, is a simple block of wood, which an unfortunate lumberjack by the name of Cherry comes across and decides to make a fire with him, Pinocchio in
SOLO Report
SOLO Report
SOLO Report This book, in my opinion, is a very good example of a serial killer, and his ironic demise. The book begins with an example of serial killing, where a powerful, influential man is killed by an assassin. The book, after the killing, follows the killer to an unusual place-a concert hall. There it is found that the killer is internationally famous concert pianist John Mikali. This man, Mikali, has been tormented by death and pain all of his life. His family has been based through a stou
As A Technology, It Is Called Multimedia
As A Technology, It Is Called Multimedia
As A Technology, It Is Called Multimedia As a technology, it is called multimedia. As a revolution, it is the sum of many revolutions wrapped into one: A revolution in communication that combines the audio visual power of television, the publishing power of the printing press, and the interactive power of the computer. Multimedia is the convergence of these different professions, once thought independent of one another, coming together to form a new technological approach to the way information
The vast cyber-frontier is being threatend with ce
The vast cyber-frontier is being threatend with ce
The vast cyber-frontier is being threatend with censorship from the government Thesis: The vast cyber-frontier is being threatend with censorship from the government. Internet censorship should be left up to the individual not the governments discretion. I. Censoring the Internet. A. Clinton passes the C.D.A. B. Our rights as Americans. C. Exon\'s victory. D. What\'s really online. E. Strike to free expresson on Compuserve. II. Where the Internet stands now. A. Judges Panel. B. Congress and othe
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly
Virtual Reality Technology and Society
Virtual Reality Technology and Society
Virtual Reality Technology and Society A Report on VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY Prepared for Social Issues in Technology DeVry, Phoenix by Joe Rykowski Kip Yeackley July 24, 1994 TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .iii INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 WHAT IS VIRTUAL REALITY? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Definitions and Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
American Essay
American Essay
American Essay What does it mean to be American? What makes it American? And how does it make us American? American stands for the beliefs, the music, as well as the people that come from this great nation. The beliefs of this great nation speak every language. These beliefs stretch from the furthest reaches of Africa to the city life of New York. These beliefs are pride, freedom, and equality. American means to be proud. It means to stand up for what you believe in and to fight for it who
Basketball
Basketball
Basketball It was early June when my parents sent me to basketball camp that was near Detroit. It was a two week long program that was based on fitness, exersise, and how to play better. There was 5 large buildings, There was 4 dormitories, 1 had a cafeterea, and the gym. When I first walked into the dorm where I would get the key to my room and some other stuff, there was a large line and many people with there kids. There was many different age groups. I got my key and brang my suitcases to th
Conformity
Conformity
Conformity Feelings of disgust fill me when I observe the identity of an individual being crushed by the widespread need to fit in with society and be like everyone else. Differences in character, appearance and emotion are created by unique pasts, and form the foundation for personal beliefs. When these differences are erased by society\'s attempt to create anologous creatures, individualism --a value that I hold in high esteem-- is lost. I aquired these values from my personal intuition and fr
A Modern Interpretation of Everyman (the excerpt)
A Modern Interpretation of Everyman (the excerpt)
A Modern Interpretation of Everyman (the excerpt) Here beginneth a treatise about how God sent the IRS to summon a common taxpayer to come and list everything that the taxpayer may count as tax deductible. This basically sums up any good deeds the taxpayer (as a whole everyone) has committed, such as charity- Rewrite[Enter Sports Commentator]Sports Commentator. Hello out there from TV land, I\'m here to give you a clue. By means of this exciting account, I promise you\'ll enjoy it, too. Basicall
The Ideal Dinner (Billy Corgan, Jimi Hendrix, and
The Ideal Dinner (Billy Corgan, Jimi Hendrix, and
The Ideal Dinner (Billy Corgan, Jimi Hendrix, and G. Washington) If I could invite any three people to dinner, I would probably choose Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins, Jimi Hendrix, and George Washington. A strange combination to say the least, but I feel that I could learn a lot from all of them in the areas of creativity, skill, and wisdom. I would invite Billy Corgan because of the poetic lyrics in the songs he writes. He uses majestic words to describe everyday things and expresses him
Achilles Anophtheis (Achilles revisited)
Achilles Anophtheis (Achilles revisited)
Achilles Anophtheis (Achilles revisited) The director walked onto the stage, gingerly adjusting his radiation mask in order to fit the microphone beneath it. His nervous cough boomed through the hall. After shuffling the papers on the podium before him, he began. Welcome ladies and gentlemen of the Pre-Apocalypse Archaeological Society. We have called this session to impart to you a matter of the utmost importance, a discovery of the highest order. As you are aware, our teams have only recently
Cow Lore
Cow Lore
Cow Lore A long... long time ago, in a distant galaxy, was the planet Cud. On this ancient planet lived the warlike race of the Cowfolk, a race of people who had evolved and broken into two major groups. The first group, the Beefers, were a very rough and barbaric race. They were the type who enjoyed loud music and a mug of ale, with a serving wench on their lap... even the women. Their leader, known as Mike The Big Tough Guy was a large man of great poundage. He had unkept hair that flew
Derek
Derek
Derek Derek lifted the large plastic tub, which he had just filled with ice, level with the counter, dumped the ice into the stainless steel container, and sighed. He looked at his watch: 10:25, it said; almost mid-morning, and five eternal minutes left until his fifteen minute coffee break. Fuck it, he thought, I\'ll take it now. He bent down low with a much-practiced \'bowling\' motion and sent the plastic tub whizzing down the tiled corridor into the dish room where it hit the surly dishwashe