Augusta Ada King, the Countess of Lovelace, is considered the world’s first computer programmer. Born Augusta Ada Byron, more commonly known as Ada Lovelace, she was an English mathematician who was mainly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s computer, the Analytical Engine. Her notes on the engine include what are recognized as the first theories for looping, Bernoulli numbers, and algorithms. Due to her contributions in programming, the computer programming language was named after her, “Ada”. Her mathematical talents were polished from childhood, and she is considered the mother of computer programming because of intellect stemmed from childhood.
Since her son’s death, Amy had been containing her emotions as much as possible trying to come into terms with her child’s passing. She often spent her days visiting friends and seeking their comfort to keep her mind away from her son. Amy eventually broke down in rage in front of her husband during their confrontation exclaiming, “Friends make pretense of following to the grave, but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand. But the world’s evil. I won’t have grief so if I can change it.
Ada’s husband, Inman, is a Confederate soldier of the American Civil War. Penelope’s husband, Odysseus, is a Greek hero at Troy. Although Ada and Penelope face difficulty in managing their households during war, they both remain loyal to their husbands and provide motivation for them to return. While Inman and Odysseus are fighting at war, Ada and Penelope both struggle to manage their family’s estates and become largely dependent on others in doing so. After her father dies, Ada must run the entire farm in Black Cove by herself.
Being a woman made Amelia’s accomplishments shine brighter because “the future for women then was limited- not much more to aspire to beyond motherhood and being a homemaker” (Masters). According to Biography.com, ”she strove to be an example of courage, intelligence and self-reliance. She hoped her influence would help topple negative stereotypes about women and open doors for them in every field”. Amelia’s love for flying and challenging the world’s ideas of what women could do inspired other women to do the same. Unlike Amelia Earhart, many female pilots had their sights set on flying in the Army although “there were no women ferry pilots in 1937: that classification didn’t surface until World War II, when women were enlisted to fly new aircraft from factories to army airfields” (Masters).
The McGowans then had their children transferred to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for a second opinion. It was later confirmed by U.S. doctors that Abbey was indeed brain dead, and because she wanted to be an organ donor her family decided to take her off life support on January 12th. Since Abbey’s death her family has been searching for answers to what happened to her and her brother on two hours into their vacation. Abbey’s family is quite confused on how this could have happened because both Abbey and Austin have a history
She believed that people were still truly good despite the war, as shown in her quote. Anne was known as a Jewish teenager, making her a victim of the Holocaust during WWII (bio.com). After being sent to Bergen-Belsen, she died from typhus only a few weeks before British soldiers liberated the concentration camp (Colbert 135). This was in March of 1945 just a couple weeks short of her sixteenth birthday (Polak 453). She had lived for 5,748 days (Colbert
She became a huge role model for women all across the globe, as well as inspiring pilots as well. Amelia Earhart was not only one of the bravest women in history; she was one of the bravest people in history. Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas into a family that struggled financially. Her father’s name was Edwin Earhart, who is a lawyer and her mothers name was Amy Otis Earhart who is a stay at home mother. Her and her younger sister spent most of their childhood with their very traditional grandparents because their parents couldn’t support them and eventually wound up getting divorced in 1924 when Amelia was 27 years old.
OL 703 Critical and Creative Thinking Dr. Leslie Corbitt February 18, 2018 Isadora Duncan Brief Biography Isadora Duncan was born May 26, 1877 or 1878, according to some sources in San Francisco, California (Biography.com, 2016). Her mother, Dora, divorced her father when Isadora was still a baby (Biography.com, 2016). She was given the full name of Angela Isadora Duncan at birth, until she started to go by Isadora Duncan in 1894 (Stokes, 2018). Isadora Duncan had two children, Dierdre, a daughter, and Patrick Duncan, a son (TheFamousPeople.com, 2017). Miss Duncan was not married to either of her children’s fathers (Stokes, 2018).
Soon after the Allan family took upon Poe, Frances Allan passed away, leaving the young boy in John Allan’s care. John Allan was a cold business man while Edgar was not, he was more emotional, this led to many discrepancies between the two. Poe felt as if the Allan name was never quite belonged to him and that he did not fit the mold John Allan was trying to enforce into him. In one of Poe’s stories The Man in the Crowd the narrator is a chasing a man in the street, seeking for attention and comes to find out that the man has no interested in him; “... I persist in my pursuit of the stranger.