Benjamin Franklin Through his efforts to influence and inspire the world, Benjamin Franklin led America to reach new heights that would eventually make it the strongest nation known to man. As one of the most involved men in the United States during his time, he managed to transform America and change it into the country its citizens love today. There are many ways that Franklin provoked the lives of the American people during his life. Even after his death, the whole nation carried on its motivation that was sparked by Benjamin Franklin.
Jackie Robinson, The Dark Destroyer, The Colored Comet, Jackie the Robber. He was the first African American baseball player to play in the M.L.B. I chose to do my report on Jackie Robinson because I thought that he was very interesting and different. He was a baseball legend in my book. I have heard his name a bunch of times, but I did not know anything about him. Jackie Robinson was born on January 31, 1919, in Rural Georgia.
In life, there are few things as organic as jazz music. With its raw sound and scrappy roots, one cannot help but feel life head-on whilst witnessing players produce such a sound right before their eyes. Its origins and arch are a product of the United States’ national culture and identity. Jazz exists not only as a deeply rooted form of art but as a cultural marker, particularly during its commercial peak in the first half of the 20th century. Its impact transcends borders, and it is one of the most beloved musical genres worldwide.
Imagine that it’s summertime, year 1955 in Chicago. You are 14 years old and your uncle wants you to ride on a train with him and your cousins down south, Mississippi to be exact, because he has been asked to conduct a funeral. You are excited, not because of the funeral, but because you get to ride on a train with your family to a state you have never seen before. The very thought of spending any part of your summer in a new place, should not only excite you, your mind should be racing with anticipated joy of seeing a new place, meeting new people and experiencing new things. Towards the end of your trip, you should be anxious to return home, knowing that you will have lots of fun stories to tell your family and friends.
Today, many people think of Pensacola as an active metropolitan beach town that sits in the most western part of Florida’s panhandle. It is a town full of life and culture. Pensacola is a hub of entertainment, food, art, music, shops, and various other things; but it hasn’t always been this way. Pensacola is actually one of the most historic cities in all of Florida. It was a part of Spanish Florida and was the site for some historical and important events.
“Got hips like honey, so thick and so sweet.” Body Like a Back Road is a country song sung by Sam Hunt. This song not only is very well liked but uses figurative language in many ways. Throughout the song one will notice metaphors, imagery, and irony. The song is about Sam Hunt and his relationship.
Elvis Presley Elvis Presley once said, “I never expected to be anybody important.” Elvis was a famous actor and singer who became one of the biggest names of Rock ‘n’ Roll. He filmed and sang many movies and songs that were popular among the two conflicting races. Presley gained popularity especially with the teenage generation. From being nothing to being a huge impact on culture across the world, reaching out to both African American and American lives and changing the music industry forever, Elvis Presley is truly a great american.
February 7th, 1964, The Beatles land at New York’s Kennedy Airport, and they were greeted by 3,000 screaming fans. Six days before that The Beatles had scored their first No. 1 in America with “I Want to Hold Your Hand”. Two days later The Beatles would make their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. “ An estimated 73 million U.S. television viewers, or about 40 percent of the U.S. population, tuned in to watch”(History Top). But, what if “Beatlemania” never arrived to American soil.
Growing up in the 20th and 21st century, there never was a shortage of music to listen to and never a shortage of people telling me what kind to like. From rap, to rock, to folk music, music is all around. One genre that stuck with me and easily became my favorite: Country Music. My love began in the summer of 2000, while my dad was playing his hank Williams Jr. CDs, I screamed “Dad! Dad!
“Denim” is the name of the song sang by the Frank Ocean, who was born on October 28, 1987. He is an American singer-songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana. According to my view, this song is about the African American people who are getting bullied because of racism. He said they will never be drag down by those kinds of racism activities. They will never forget how they were treated before and what they had been through.
In the last 60 years music has changed a great deal but while you were in the fallout shelter you missed out on one of the most influential music performers of all time and that is The Beatles. The Beatles took the America by storm when they arrived in 1964. With their influential stylings and their new sound on music everyone fell into “Beatle-Mania”. While you were in the fallout shelter you missed out on all the music that came about because of The Beatles, through their influence it brought forth a new way people saw rock and how many people interpreted it. One of America’s best musician and proclaimed as the “King of Rock” was influenced by The Beatles and that person was Elvis Presley(Biography).
I've always admired Martin Luther King Jr. Early in life, I learned that he fought for the rights of, not only me but, my friends and family. Life in the America wasn't always like it is now. At a young age I understood how he transformed the landscape of America and gave more meaning to the term “equality”. He benefited society in unimaginable ways.