Abigail Williams was a teenaged girl living in Salem, Massachusetts during the infamous Witch Trials. Her role in these trials was that she was one of the instigators, meaning she started condemning people. She and a few of the other girls in the town would have convulsions or visions, that were all untrue, and then claimed that they were bewitching them. They would point out a random man or woman living in the town, usually outcasts, and then the girls would say that the person was cursing them (IV. 978-1138).
Have you ever wanted to know what it is like to be in mid air warfare? That is what the Tuskegee Airmen did. They were one of the best Airmen the U.S ever had. They flew during World War II and protected U.S bombers. They were one of the most accomplished Airmen and Gunmen the U.S ever had.
This time it's not the Confederate flag, though, but the original "Betsy Ross" flag. Although historians are not sure whether Betsy Ross actually made the flag, her name is forever associated with it. Everyone recognizes the flag, the one with 13 stars on a blue background and 13 red and white stripes.
It is a fact that there are approximately 16,238 murders a year. That is 44 murders a day. Not to mention 14.7% of these murders are committed by females. It can be inferred that Lizzie Borden committed these crimes due to the items found at the crime, all of the evidence points to Lizzie, and the fact that Lizzie and Emma Borden may have wanted some of their father’s money.
There have been many documented cases pertaining to mothers who have killed their own children due to the invasion of the involuntary hormonal imbalance of postpartum depression. “Women like, Claire Briggs who beat and tortured her second child to death, he was two-month-old. Briggs had her first child removed by social services due to her severe addiction. Lindsey Lowe age 25 killed her twins, Stacie Marie Parsons bashed in the head of her 4-year-old daughter because she was jealous of her, and Andrea Yates has become known nationwide for her incomprehensible crime (Citation Information =Article Title=Andrea Yates Biography = Author=Biography.com Editors Website Name=The Biography.com website,
Edward Miner Gallaudet was born on February, 5, 1837 in Hartford, Connecticut. He was the youngest of eight children to Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Sophia Fowler. Edward and his family are known for their efforts in the education for the deaf in the United States. In some cases their efforts were seen as actions of lunatics because popular belief was that all deaf people could never be as smart as hearing people.
Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas to Edwin and Amy Otis Earhart. Amelia’s childhood was perfect until her father became an alcoholic in 1914, Amelia’s mother split with her husband and took her children with her, due to this Amelia didn’t have a relationship with her father; along the way they told her that she wouldn’t be able to accomplish anything because she was a woman. Amelia went to ten different high schools but graduated from Hyde Park high school in 1916, due to her father’s addiction to alcohol, Amelia never touch alcohol in her lifetime.-Neil Morris
Due to Charles Lindbergh’s accomplishments during the 1920s, such as traveling across the Atlantic Ocean. He brought hope and courage to people throughout the United States, he well deserves the title as the “Person of the Decade”. Lindbergh was one of the first heroes that Americans believed in because he demonstrated a key factor during the 1920s which were change. World War I had recently ended which meant things could go back to normal. He also influenced the idea of modernity by flying by himself multiple times to places people wouldn’t ever dare to travel. The 1920s was the decade people were beginning to express themselves and that's exactly what Charles Lindbergh did.
Throughout 1920 and 1940, the Harlem Renaissance flourished. Also known as the “Roaring Twenties” and the “Jazz age,” the Harlem Renaissance's roots came from African American’s culture spreading throughout America, teaching everyone their fun filled life of singing, dancing, and writing. The Jazz industry exploded, introducing performers and writers like Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, and Aaron Douglas to the world (History.com Staff). Women were searching for the more rights and they finally received the gift of a lifetime, the right to vote. In addition, inventions like the airplane were improving exponentially. In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh the first person to successfully fly a plane across the Atlantic ocean. Also in that same year,
Jane Addams was born September 6, 1860 in Cedarville, Illinois. She was the eighth of nine children, and her father was a rich industrialist. In her lifetime she was a pioneer and social worker in America, and received her Bachelor's degree from Rockford College for women.She was also a progressive hero because she helped the community become a better place by helping people in need.
At only 22 years of age, Elizabeth Short, nicknamed “The Black Dahlia” was brutally murdered in Los Angeles, California. Her killer was never found. The cold case of The Black Dahlia is, to this day, the city’s most famous unsolved murder. Elizabeth Short was born on July 29th, 1924. By her teens, Elizabeth Short knew that acting was her passion and that she wanted to pursue it as a career. In her early twenties, she was an aspiring actress, but sadly her journey to fame was cut short. On January 15th, 1947, her dead body was found in a vacant lot near Leimert park. Her body was nude and posed. It was severely mutilated, cut in half, drained of blood, and scrubbed clean. There are many suspects in the
Amelia Earhart was, and still is, one of the most famous women in history for being the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean. On July 2nd, 1937, the famous pilot and her navigator, Fred Noonan, mysteriously vanished while attempting to circumnavigate the globe around the equator ("The Odd Vanishing Of Amelia Earhart."). There are many different theories on what could have happened that day that range in believability and it is important to add that there is little to no evidence for any of them. The circumstances to where and when they died also had a large factor in the conspiracies.
“Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be a challenge to others,” (“Amelia Earhart Quotes”). Amelia Earhart’s determination to accomplish superior achievements did not stop her from attempting to be the first woman to fly around the world. Unfortunately, Earhart’s dream journey fell short. What really happened to Amelia Earhart? There are numerous theories about her mysterious death that are controversial. Although many people believe that Amelia Earhart crashed into the ocean and died due to several pieces of evidence, it can be proven that she landed on an uninhabited