For almost 20 years selling boats and whale vesals in and out of Boston. He also started a new job making rope and harnestes. It was hard to think about a runaway slave could be able to work for a long period of time. But this all changed when tensions rose between the colonies and the British. (www.bio.com) As the British tried to take over more colonies, more and more laws were passed and efecting many people, including Crispus Attucks.
Shackleton and his crew were doing a expedition when they suddenly got stuck in the ice, they tried for hours to get out by smashing the ice with pixake’s. The ice got tighter and tighter until it finally broke through the boat and crushing it, to where it was no longer of use. The men traveled through sea and land, they even got caught in a hurricane. Nobody from his crew died during this horrifying moment. They came across a island called elephant, they set up camp and shackleton took some men to go find help, the rest of the men were stranded until he returned.
According to the story, Odysseus thinks he will be accepted walking in the castle he once lived in but, he has a tough time trying to fit back into society, after being on a journey for 20 years. As the King of Ithaca, he is disrespected by many of the men inside of his own house. In the article, the “Odyssey” many lessons are learned and many obstacles are upon Odysseus and his men. After the battle of Troy, Odysseus gathers some men and they go on a 20-year journey to many different islands. On those islands, they face obstacles like hunger, ferocious
He worked from the time that he was a young boy and quit school in the eighth grade. As he grew up he bounced from job to job trying to make a living and larter became a hobo. When the Spanish American war broke out, he went to enlist, and was stationed in Puerto Rico. After the war he returned home and attended Lombard College while also helping himself as a call fireman. While he was in college his political views as a liberal took form and he also found his literary talents.
The Landlady to Remember Dilraj Bilkhu 9-2 Roald Dahl’s peculiar story, “The Landlady” reveals that the way a word is phrased can contrast the emotions that come along with it. Billy Weaver, a seventeen-year old, came all the way from London to become a successful businessman. He had a plan and everything was going to go according to that until, he passed eyes with the peculiar landlady. Nothing was going to go accordingly to the plan now. The landlady was the web and Billy was the one who got caught in it.
The devices Britain used had an affect on life. Andy Warhol was an American Draftsman, Filmmaker, Painter, and Printmaker. He was the third born child to Czechoslovakian immigrants parents named Ondrej and Ulja on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When Andy was only 14 years old his father passed away, but he did leave money for one purpose and that was to be used for higher learning, and the family decided that Andy would benefit the most from having a college education. Warhol moved to New York City shortly after graduating Carnegie Institute to work as a commercial illustrator, where he worked for several well-known magazines.
Conflicting moral judgement is a common theme in both novels, Atonement and The Great Gatsby, as shown by their protagonists. The Great Gatsby is set in New York during the early 1920’s before the Wall Street crash, not long after the first World War. Many of the American soldiers did not get home for a long time after the official end due to them helping to rebuild the rest of the world. Not long home from war himself, Nick moves in next door to Jay Gatsby mansion on West Egg. Nick’s old friend Tom and cousin Daisy live across the body of water on East Egg, where the ‘old money’ lives.
Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809, and died on April 19, 1882. His death is a mystery sort of because he had a disease that no one knew was and therefor there wasn’t a cure for it. It all started after the time Charles Darwin had finally returned to his hometown in England from the famous voyage he sailed called The Beagle. He spent almost 5 years working as a naturalist on the Beagle. Darwin during those 5 years, spent time researching and getting specimens of animals.
But once they go and battle for their life, the men do not stay true to power they have. Battling Scylla, “... making her strike, whisking six of my best men from the ship” (585 Homer). More and more men die on the way to the point that Odysseus will be all alone. Continuing to travel back to Ithaca, Odysseus’ then loses his shpi later on which brings us back to the introduction of the Odyssey. Lastly, once he returns to Ithaca after a 20 year absence as a beggar, he wants to get his life back.
Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was born February 7th, 1812 in Portsmouth, England. His family was poor because his dad did not know how to manage money and went to Marshalsea Prison because of debts when Charles was 12. This forced him to work at a blacking warehouse to support the family. This was his worst but most influential experience; later through his speaking and writing, Charles became a vigorous and influential voice of working class people. At age 15, Charles Dickens worked as an office boy at an attorney office to support the family again.
1732 a young boy named Francis Marion was born on a plantation in Berkley County, South Carolina. Parents not knowing Francis was going to be a famous military warrior. By the age of 15 Francis was hired on a ship as a pinhead bound to sail to the West Indies, but on his voyage his ship sank, with the crew members and him rowing away on a life boat. The crew spent one week on the sea without food or water, after a week they reached land. After Francis horrible voyage he begun to work at his family 's plantation and became the boss over the plantation.
Her literary career started when she published her first book “Jonah’s Gourd Vine” in nineteen thirty-four. This story is about a sharecropper who was poor and illiterate who then rose to the ranks of being a moderator of the Florida Baptist Convention and then a fall from his power and grace. After studying for many months in the south she then went on to post her findings in a book called “Mules and Men” which was published in nineteen thirty-five (Biography). She states in her memoir that she did not entirely enjoy the research entirely. “My first six months of research were disappointing .
Andrew Jackson was birthed March 15, 1767, in a region between North and South Carolina. Jackson’s parents were Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson, who emigrated from the country of Ireland in 1765. While growing up, Jackson stayed with a large extended family and received a very rocky education, which put him in a lot of tough predicaments. When Jackson reached the age of 13, he went as a courier in the Revolutionary War. Jackson had a brother named Hugh who died by heatstroke in the Stono Ferry Battle in 1779, and afterwards, Jackson and his other brother Robert got captured by the British.
On January 14, 1741 Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut. His father struggled financially, so as a kid Benedict was pulled out of school. Instead of school, he was an apprentice at his uncle 's apothecary shop. Arnold enlisted in the militia in 1757 and traveled upstate to New York to fight in the French and Indian War. Initially, he was working as a pharmacist and bookseller.