Coming with a successful business is people trying to find faults in your greatness. Rockefeller was a Captain of Industry, he helped improve the inventions we already had by making oil more readily available. By doing this he made a fortune which made people believe that he was unable to be trusted, but all of these suspicions were incorrect, Rockefeller made his money honestly and helped our country thrive and become who we are today. Rockefeller had competition in the oil industry but, he
On September 20, 1941 George and Viola Chihuly gave birth to their second son, Dale Chihuly, in Tacoma, Washington. As a kid, Dale Chihuly quickly took interest in the two things: glass, and light. He was amazed by how light could pass through a small piece of stained glass, and would stretch as far as 300ft. In 1956, his older brother and only sibling, George, died in a Navy Air Force training accident in Pensacola, Florida. A year later in 1957 his Father, George Chihuly who work as a meatpacker and a union organizer died of a heart attack.
George Eastman once said “ What we do during our working hours determined what we have, what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are.” Eastman was named after his father that started a mini business school that George would stay stay and observed his fathers teaching. By watching his father for a number of years, he gained the knowledge of running a business and therefore, allowing him to create his own. There was one day, when Eastman was older and planning to take a trip across the country and take pictures of everything and anything but the equipment was too heavy and tedious to set up. He never followed through with the trip but he did invest in all of the equipment. This all prompted him to create easier means of taking photographs
The Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington State was where Alexie first began to cultivate his love and understanding of reading. Although his parents were never able to obtain a consistently paying occupation, they were able to find an assortment of minimum wage jobs. This, by reservation standards, made his family middle class, and enabled his father to purchase numerous books that continued to fuel his love for reading. As a three year old toddler, Alexie made the defining decision to love books due to his love for his father who zealously pursued knowledge and reading.
In 1915 Chaplin left Sennett to join the Essanay Company, which agreed to pay him $1,250 a week. It is with Essanay that Chaplin, who by this time had hired his brother Sydney to be his business manager. During his first year with the company, Chaplin made 14 films, including The Tramp (1915). Generally regarded as the actor's first classic, the story establishes Chaplin's character as the unexpected hero when he saves the farmer's daughter from a gang of robbers. By the age of 26, Chaplin, just three years removed from his vaudeville days, was a superstar.
In 1917 he had had his first art exhibition which was held in his family home and was organized by his father. Not to long after this in 1919 he had his very first public art exhibition in Figueres at the Municipals Theater which was a great achievement in his art career. Not to long after he had such a great achievement a disaster hit in 1921 and effected Salvador Dali Greatly this was the death of his Mother who passed due to breast cancer had trouble dealing with this at the age of 16. Dali stated that his mother’s death “was the greatest blow I had experienced in my life I worshipped her, I could not resign myself to the loss of a being on who I counted on to make invisible the unavoidable blemishes of my soul”( “Salvador Dali.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 27 Oct. 2017, www.biography.com/people/salvador-dal-40389.). After his mother died his father married his deceased wife’s
Edison clearly shows as the definition of a hero to everyone. In his quotes, it shows that he shoves himself to make creations to the world. His beliefs and wants made him create many inventions that caused technology to advance; thus, also saving many people’s lives as people started using his work to invent items that would cause a safer environment for the world. Also, without Edison, some inventions may not exist today without his inventions, his research, or his encouragement. All in all, Edison is a hero to the
Morse affected the world in a great way by revolutionizing long-distance communication. Morse’s accomplishments were recognized by many because of how useful the electric telegraph was and how it had social and economic impacts. Without the electric telegraph the world would be worse because as time went on the electric telegraph was improved upon, allowing messages to be transmitted across continents and oceans almost instantly. This really helped improve communications between countries and nations, as well as being able to instantly send a telegraphic message to
It was an extreme work but i realize it was worth it because i just wanted a phone so bad. So, I have been cleaning my butt off, since the past two months. One day, my parents told me, “Here’s hundred dollars, you have been working so much and we are proud of you”. I thought they were going to tell mem, let's go to the store but I thought wrong. I thought to myself, I had to earn money, in order to buy a iPhone, but I told my parents thanks for the money.
As I walked into classroom 205 my English teacher greeted me and assigned me my desk. Mrs. Manuel was as loud as a freight train, but after she talked to our class I knew I was going to enjoy my English class this year. After brainstorming about my first day up to that point, the bell rang and I reported to Mrs. Kopieczek for Spanish. We reviewed some basic Spanish, but I knew this would be an easy class for me since I have already taken 2 years of Spanish. After 50 minutes of Spanish class I reported to Mr. Jennings for one of my favorite classes, world geography.