One of the first women known to study math, astronomy and philosophy, Hypatia de Alexandria was born about 370 A.D. in Alexandria, Egypt. Hypatia was the daughter of a mathematician and philosopher, Theon of Alexandria, whom she studied mathematics under the guidance and instruction of her father. Described as a beautiful and well-proportioned woman, Hypatia was a fortunate child. Hypatia was tutored by her father in the fields of arts, literature, science and philosophy, a part of many physical activities to ensure a long life, as well as trained in speech, enhancing her ability to relay her knowledge on to others and her giftedness to be an orator. Hypatia was believed to have surpassed her father’s knowledge at a young age.
There are many people in the world who are influential. These people impact the world in a positive way by inspiring people to follow their dreams, stand up for what they believe in, and overcome obstacles in their life. An individual that shows these traits would be Marie Curie, a scientist, that created radium and radioactivity. Marie Curie is influential because of her accomplishments, character, and legacy. There are several accomplishments that made Marie Curie influential.
During the Witch Trials, Parris’ teachings also revolved more around Satan and a person’s sinful ways. Lastly, the final effect of the Salem Witch Trials was that it affected many individuals personally. Reverend Parris’ reputation became so horrible, they voted him out of the church. Then, John Procter was convicted of witchcraft and hung. Meanwhile, Abigail was driven out of town and thought to have become a prostitute in Boston.
In Ann Putnam’s deposition, she believed she had seen the apparition of a minister. She was terrified, thinking it was a witch, and immediately wrote a letter to the court telling them of her apparition (doc c). Not only were the people of Salem stating false facts, the women were forced to take all of their clothing off so the hierarchy men could look to see if she had the mark of the devil (doc G). These accounts show that if the Puritans believed something was real, they would stop at nothing to find
Danforth again brushed off Pariss due to the amount of interuptions he was making. One last accusation made towards proctor was by Mary Warren who accused him of trying to recruit her to the devil. Mary stated through sobs, “My name, he want my name. “I’ll murder you,” he says, “if my wife hangs! We must go and overthrow the court,” he says!”.
All of these events involved the idea of a sickness or death taking over the world which is basically how the Salem Witch Trials were. In conclusion, all of these events represent mass hysteria that can be compared the Salem Witch trials. The Indian Alien Scare was a threat to society because it sent everyone into panic thinking that there was a face scratcher who was killing people in the town. The Contaminated Coca-Cola Scare was basically the idea that coke was putting a chemical in the coke to get people sick.
Retha Hardgraves ECE 2050 As I contemplate what shaped me into the woman I am today, I realize the scope and vastness of the many influences that has formed my identity. How did I become the educator that I am? Coming from a family of six children, I was somewhere near the middle. There was only one boy and he was the second child, therefore I have four sisters.
The article Christianity and the Roman Empire by Dr. Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe reads, “Thus the classic test of a Christian’s faith was to force him or her, on pain of death, to swear by the emperor and offer incense to his images, or to sacrifice to the gods.” This passage explains the terror of the Romans, for they felt that the Christians were deliberately jeopardizing the Roman Empire by angering their gods. There are many more reasons as to why Christians were persecuted by the inhabitants of Rome, but these are the major elucidations. The persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire started to die down around 250 A.C.
It serves as a binding force among various branches of science, enhance critical thinking and problem solving skills, communication, and provides conceptual understanding of natural occurring phenomena through the use of numbers (Adebule & Kolawole, 2012). Currently in our Ghanaian setting, primary mathematics education is governed by a prescribed mathematics curriculum which is presented in the form of syllabus for the various levels of primary school mathematics education. The curriculum provides detail prescription of what mathematical content to be taught at each level. It also
A devil, accordingly, did for her many services. Her master blamed her for not carrying out the ashes, and a devil afterwards would clear the hearth of ashes for her. Her master sending her to drive out the hogs that sometimes broke into their field, a devil would scare the hogs away and make her laughed to see how it feared them. She confessed that she had murdered a child and committed uncleanness both with men and with devils. In the time of her imprisonment, the famous Mr. Smith was at great pains to promote her conversion from the devil to God, and she was, by the best observers, judged very penitent both before her execution and after it, and she went out of the world with comfortable hopes of mercy from God through the merit of our Savior.
People were so full of fear that they would do anything to eliminate their anxiety. The McCarthy hearings of the 1950s reenacted the hysteria of the Salem witch trials of 1692 by spreading mass fear of prosecution, creating false accusations, and blacklisting people. The Salem witch trials were considered to be America 's most notorious episode of witchcraft hysteria. Many innocent people were killed as a result of false accusations, and many other women were put through trials to determine if they were witches.
How Paranoia and blame Affected the Salem Witch Trials and the McCarthy hearings In the 1690’s, a wave of fear for the devil washed over Salem, Massachusetts, resulting in the accusations of 200 supposed witches and the execution of 20. Almost 200 years later, after World War II, communists were highly feared. The strong urge to stay away from communists led to the McCarthy hearings where many innocent people were accused and tried for being communists. The Salem trials and the McCarthy hearings have many ties, the two closest being how paranoia highly affected the actions of individuals related to the cases and that the only way to save one’s self was to blame others.
In the book Witches the Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem by Rosalyn Schanzer, there was a religion, puritanism, and they believed in witches. They accused people for being aligned with the devil. It started with two girls who had symptoms of histyeria and others who were not sick also joined the. Nineteen people were wrongly accused of being witches and executed. Later in the book it stated that many of the people that accused those who died, lied.
They don’t care if they are christians men, women, girls, boys, or babies they will kill them so that there won’t be any christians left in Iraq. The U.S. Marines can stop this from all happening, they can go to Iraq have a plan to take all christians to a safe area and protect them. They can stop the christians from going extinct in the holy land. The U.S. Marines who have been trained and well skilled for over 240 years and have been successful can help the christians at Iraq the holy land of the christians from going extinct.