You have surely heard many of the Brother’s Grimm’s Fairy Tales, but do you know much of the Brother’s Grimm? Jacob’s birth was January 4, 1785, Hanau, Germany and Wilhelm’s birth was February 24, 1786, Hanau, Germany both coming from a Christian background with many siblings. Their full names are Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm and Wilhelm Carl Grimm. Wilhelm married while Jacob stayed single. The Brother’s Grimm’s last name means harsh, yet all the stories they collected, had happy endings!
He is mostly known for creating a wooden clock that ran every hour for over forty years, helping survey our nation’s capital, his widely read almanacs, and his letters to Thomas Jefferson. 4. For what audience was the document written? The intended audience for this document was Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was a prominent figure during this time in American History and Benjamin Banneker felt he was the best person to respectfully address his concerns to.
Louise Erdrich, author of “The Red Convertible,” is the daughter of a German-American father and a Chippewa Indian mother. They were both employed at the Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school and from an early age, Louise was encouraged by her father to write stories. She says that “my father used to give me a nickel for every story I wrote” (Madden 241). After years of writing, Louise received the National Book Award for Fiction in 2012 for her novel “The Round House.” “The Red Convertible” follows the brotherhood of Lyman Lamartine and Henry Junior and illustrates the symbolization of the red convertible. These brothers followed closely in each other’s footsteps and were always together.
Do you know how many Jews died during the Holocaust? The answer is more than six million. In the novel night, Elie Wiesel describes his memories of this deadly period in history. But how did a fifteen year old boy manage to survive for eleven months in concentration camps? Elie Wiesel was able to survive due to three things: Wanting to keep his father alive, having a basic instinct to stay alive, and his cleverness.
One major similarity, besides the fact that both colonies were from England, is that both colonies had a very large number of deaths after winter passed. England sent 100 men and boys to establish jamestown colony. By the end of the first winter, around 40 members of jamestown still stood. In total, 70% of settlers would die in Jamestown. By the end of the first winter in Plymouth colony, 50% of the settlers died.
Best known for creating the Futura typeface, Paul Renner was a well known 20th century German graphic designer, typographer and type designer. He was born on August 9, 1878 as Paul Friedrich August Renner in Wernigerode, Prussia. Because of his father being and evangelical theologian, Renner had a strict upbringing. Because of the strict upbringing he was raised to develop a German sense of leadership, responsibility and duty. Renner studied Greek and Latin for nine years and after that he opted to study arts at several academies.
His parent had 9 children, he was the first born. His father was an ecclesiastic and an industrial worker, and was the origin of all of James Baldwin's horror. His mother's name was Berdis and she was a homemaker. James first beginning writing around age of 14 as a way of searching the love which he was lacking from his family. At this time Baldwin went to DeWitt Clinton High School and also Frederick Douglass Junior High School.
Benjamin Franklin and Esther Wheelwright grew up under very different circumstances, however, they led similar childhoods. Benjamin Franklin was used to the fast-paced city lifestyle of Boston. Franklin was one of seventeen children, and his family could not afford to send him to school for many years, so his education concluded at age ten. Esther Wheelwright was the fourth of seventeen children. They both had very large families and similar lifestyles, despite living in different areas.
evil. Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom to his parents John and Elizabeth Dickens, and was their second child, they would go on to have eight children. John Dickens was a naval clerk and his mother had always dreamed of being a teacher so she helped as much as she could for her children to succeed. In 1824 his father was sent to prison for debt. Charles decided to leave school and try to help the family as much as he could.
On February 17th, 1942, Huey Percy Newton, named after Governor Huey P. Long, was born in Monroe, Louisiana. When Huey was a just a toddler, his family moved to Oakland, California. He was the youngest of his siblings and was very erratic and was said to have misbehaved a lot in school and on the streets. He got multiple suspensions and a few run ins with the police but eventually he matured and began to take school very seriously and pursued his education more efficiently. Huey was accepted and enrolled at Merritt College.
Lead: One person can help make another person’s life better. Evidence from Kaffir Boy: In his memoir Kaffir Boy, Mark Mathabane recalls how his mother fought the racist Apartheid to allow him to attend school. “‘ But what a battle it was. It took me nearly a year a year to get all them papers together.’” Analysis:By giving him an education, she gave him an opportunity to have a life his illiterate friends from the gangs never could. This enabled him to escape the black ghetto of Alexandria, go to college in America, write a bestselling book and have a life far better than that of his father or mother.