Most people have heard about Martin Luther King Jr. His powerful speeches and even more powerful testimonies. He wasn’t even talking about color in his speeches. There was one person before him that was also a powerful speaker. Medgar Evers was an amazing person who changed the US for the better. Let us all shift over to the early years of Medgar Evers.
Following Julius Caesar’ assassination, Augustus assumed the name Caesar Gaius Julius Octovian thus making it apparent that he was Caesar’s heir. With this, he was able to take control of Caesar’s legion and over 700 million sesterces of funds which he used to advance his military operations
In the past there have been many amazing and inspiring speeches that people have read. One of the amazing speeches was called I Have a Dream read by Martin Luther King Jr. He shared with the world that everyone is equal no matter the color of their skin. Another great speech that had been spoke was by Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain during the Civil War before they had gone into the three day battle at Gettysburg. His speech was so amazing and he had such great traits that he ended up convincing 120 mutineers to go into battle with him.
He helped Rome in many ways. He brought Rome to victory in war, helped the citizens economically and financially, and kept Rome at peace. It’s actions like this that made Caesar the true hero of Rome. Personally, I don’t see Brutus as a hero. Brutus was very manipulative character.
senate. A war broke out with Great Britain in 1812 and during this time Jackson was the head of the state militia. Becoming the head of the state of militia marked the beginning of Andrew Jackson’s military career. Following the War of 1812, Jackson led his people to victory in the Battle of New Orleans and defeated the British. This victory led to the elevation of Jackson’s status and he was now considered a national war hero.
First of all, that shows that Alexander has been in power for 15 or more years and in those years he never lost a battle. Second of all is showed that he took over so much land that he named 70 cities after himself and even had a city that he named after his horse. Also “Perhaps Alexander 's greatest legacy was founding great cities and spreading the Greek culture. Alexandria, in Egypt, is a city today of more than 4.5 million people. Furthermore, Greek language, religion and culture were spread throughout the Middle East and used for centuries after Alexander’s death.” as stated by the people from livescience.
The Coliseum is 615 feet long, 540 feet wide, 157 feet tall, and made mainly of stone the construction on the Coliseum began during the rule of Emperor Vespasian in 72 AD and was finished in 80 AD during the rule of his son, Emperor Titus. The place where the Coliseum stands was made when Vespasian had Nero’s pleasure palace destroyed, and prepared for an engineering masterpiece. The Coliseum was built using money from the plunder of Jerusalem. By hard work from slaves, this great structure rose from the ground to display power and wealth to all who came near to it. A building so huge makes the idea of power almost become a physical
Harry Potter, Katniss Everdeen, Percy Jackson, Edward Cullen: all of these movie characters were once words on a page. Stories put into books have brought an array of wondrous tales to billions of eyes for longer than anyone could ever remember. These words have proven powerful and created a phenomenon that can never be outdated. While for the majority of the population books are just black and white characters scrawled across many pages, books are actually the magical vessels from the mind to an infinite amount of other worlds, lives, and times. Everyone knows what a book is, but not everyone knows just how far one can travel while reading.
Throughout the course of history, millions of texts have been recorded. The term intertextuality has permeated the vast array of ancient texts creating a web of interconnected thoughts, values, stories, and ideas. Traditionally, there has been a divide between the sacred and secular world. In this paper, there will be a comparison of two texts, one sacred and one secular. The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Hebrew Bible both arose from a strong oral tradition during the same time and area.
He founded the city of Alexandria on the site of the old Greek trading port of Naucratis. The largest of the seventy cities Alexander founded during the course of his conquest, Alexandria would become a lasting monument to his achievement. (“Alexander”) Alexander the Great died on June 13, 323 BC in Babylon, Persia (Crompton 97). Did you learn a lot about Alexander the Great? I hope so!
After President Polk, would be General Zachary Taylor (see figure 3). His courage and leadership made him a national hero. General Taylor won many crucial battles in the beginning middle and end of this war. After the war he used his heroism as a base to become President. He became president but died after 16 months in office.
Many people came to strike it rich or just to start a new life out west. Even though it was before computers and phones, the information spread quickly across the country and started what is called Manifest Destiny. This will tell you about some of the important parts of the westward expansion. Gold Rush: The gold rush started in January 1848 in the city of Coloma California when a man named James Wilson Marshall found gold flakes in the American River at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains. When he found the gold, he was working to build a water-powered sawmill owned by John Sutter.