Canberra is located in the lands of the Ngunnawal indigenous people, it is thought that it was named after the aboriginal word Kamberra which means meeting place. In 1908 it was decided to build a new capital at Canberra, in 1912 Walter Burley Griffin (contestant 29) won the competition to design the capital city, there were 137 entrants in total. The city is located 150 kilometres inland, 660 kilometres from Melbourne and 281 kilometres from Sydney. In 1913 the foundation stone of Canberra was laid by the prime minister of the time Andrew Fisher. At first Canberra’s population grew slowly but after World War 2 it sky rocketed climbing from less than 25,000 to 200,000 in around 30
A city in the county seat of Lorain County, Elyria is situated at the forks of the Black River. Elyria is named following its founder, Heman Ely and an Albanian name Illyria. Elyria is where the Lorain County Community is located. In the earlier times, this site was occupied by different cultures of indigenous people.
The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the very first fight of colonists against the British. The first shot of the battle was fired by the British according to the accounts of John Parker and Thomas Fessenden. As John Parke states, the first shot was fired by the British because they were colonists and they were not going to attack first unless they were fired upon first. John states that they fired at them and killed eight of their men. This account is reliable because it is an official testimony, he wouldn 't lie under oath.
Giuseppe Zangara Giuseppe Zangara shot and killed Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak by mistake . . . his real target was President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. Zangara was born on September 7, 1900 in Calabria, Italy. After serving in World War I, he joined his uncle in emigrating to the United States in 1923.
Swish, that was the sound of Hayden Hoose, he just made a three point shot and swished it. Hayden Hoose is the youngest male kid to make a half court shot in a basketball game. He was considered a basketball legend; people from China were hearing about Hayden Hoose. Hayden not only plays basketball he also plays baseball. People from China not only heard about his perfection for basketball, they also heard about his perfection for baseball.
Hamsterdam is an unofficial legalized drug zone in Baltimore. It emerges out of the need to lower crime rate in Baltimore. Bunny Covin starts out as a Major who does not care anymore because of his nearing retirement. However, the condition of the city makes him feel like a failure, so he decides to make an impact when he has the chance. While all the police are all busy doing street rips, there is no time or people left to do real police work.
Lucreitta Mott was born on January 3rd of 1793, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. In addition to being a religious reformer and slavery abolitionist, Mott was also a women's rights activist, who played a crucial role the first wave of feminism. One of her most notable achievements was her participation, along with Elizabeth Stanton, in the Seneca Falls convention. In 1848, both Motts and Stanton called together the Seneca Falls convention. This conference addressed Women's issues, specifically the social, civil, and religious conditions and rights of women.
Wally Schirra a humorous character. One of his mottos of life is," we should resort to jokes, pranks and good natured kidding to relieve tension, stress and boredom." This motto in his life is something I admire in people. The drive of a person who can keep a smile on their face, no matter the situation. Wally Schirra also had a house in Kauai, so he must have appreciated the beauty of our islands.
Shorkie Overview The Shorkietzu got no hunch of their petite size and, stances like a big guy. With a stranger approaching, this dedicated buddy would bark relentlessly just to alert you. Though they can never make it to a watchdog for being tiny; still got all the qualities that attributes to an excellent one. You can always call a playful Shorkietzu an energy bomb; who loves to be around the children and grown-ups.
Knowledge is sometimes passed on, learn by experience, or sometimes by curiosity observed. As a Mexican-American part of my knowledge of Mexicos- food, music, and exotic places has been passed on to me or by my travel experience. Different experiences thought me about my cultural background and in this essay we shall be discussing my knowledge of the foods eaten during the holidays to the beautiful state of Aguascalientes, Mexico. The tamal has been a staple in America next to the Tacos for Mexican food.
Luis Garavito Although many people generally stereotype serial killers as natural born killers, nevertheless, Luis Garavito was molded into a serial killer because of his terrible and troubled childhood. Garavito was a victim of constant sexual and physical abuse from both his father and two male neighbors. Due to these facts it can be inferred that there is a direct correlation between Garavito’s murderous spree and his childhood dilemmas.
Introduction Locura is a culture bound syndrome that affects Latin Americans and Hispanics, regardless of where they are born, in the United States or South America (Jilek 2001:5,9). Locura has also been documented in immigrants from the Caribbean Islands (Razzouk 2011:517). In Columbia, Locura is also known as “ataques de locura” madness attacks, it is attributed to a spell known as “maleficio”. Locura is commonly associated with other culture bound syndromes thru out Central and South America, such as ataques de nervious (nervios) and possession syndromes (Piñeros 1998:1425). Definition Locura is often grouped with other mental health disorders such as schizophrenia (Jilek 2001:1-5), conversion, and dissociative disorders (Piñeros 1998:1425-8).
10 Homemade Avocado Facial Masks for Glowing Skin Avocado Facial Masks When it comes to facial masks, the inclusion of avocado as an active ingredient comes almost naturally. Any decent beauty expert worth their salt would strongly recommend utilizing the elements in avocados to enhance facial skin condition. The fruit contains vital minerals such as calcium, iron, copper, potassium, magnesium and other vitamins that provides an extensive range of benefits. By carefully extracting these nutrients, avocado facial masks offer advantages such as: - Treat sensitive, dry or acne prone skin - Enhance skin elasticity - Reverse effects of aging - Can be homemade - Suitable for all skin types When avocados gained popularity in the beauty industry, many experts created their
Hispanic and American Food Traditions The type of food that we eat is influenced by the countries and people that were once settled down in the land that we live on. Those from the past generation help influenced the way that we live and the food that we eat. Each region has their very own dishes of food that represent their uniqueness and own touch of their country.