Violence was much more powerful than we imagine not only because it led tremendous dis- aster, but also due to the deep impact on individuals. In the book of the Outsiders, the violence of Johnny’s family, the other greasers, and their opposing gangs, the Socials, strongly affected Johnny. The Violence of Johnny’s family impacts Johny’s natural instincts, which means that some of his characteristics were already fixed since he was born, and influenced him in daily life. Johnny grew up in a family without care, love, and understanding.
When Elvis came back from the army his career had a downfall (“Elvis”). On May 8, 1960 Elvis was paid $125,000 for a television special (Peterson). In 1961 he won the “It’s now or never” year award for vocal singer and “in 1969 he was named Las Vegas entertainer of the year” (“Elvis”). On May 1st, 1967 Priscilla Beaulieu and Elvis Presley got married at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada and on February 1st, 1968 Lisa Marie Presley was born (Peterson). The problem was that Elvis didn’t spend much time with his family because of his busy schedule (Peterson).
Scott Joplin is important to the culture, history, and legacy of African Americans because…he was a successful composer in his day, and even after his death his music was renowned for the complexity. Because he Changed Ragtime style music he is now known as an american icon. Born in eastern Texas, some 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of present-day Texarkana, to an ex-slave father and a freeborn mother, ragtime composer Joplin rose from humble circumstances to be widely regarded as the "King of Ragtime Composers.
The American Pioneer Johnny Appleseed If you like apples then you owe a thank you to Johnny Appleseed for helping spread them throughout America. Johnny Appleseed was a make believe character that was based on John Chapman. Although many of the facts told in the story did happen, most did not occur in John Chapman’s real life.
The Death That Changed Voting On the night of February 18, 1965, Jimmie Lee Jackson was accompanied by two of his family members, Viola Jackson, his mother and Cager Lee, his paternal grandfather. They attended Zion’s Chapel Methodist Church in Marion, a town in Alabama, for a peaceful voting rights march. State Trooper James Bonard Fowler shot Jackson twice in the abdomen. The death of Jimmie Lee Jackson impacted the lives of many blacks and changed voting rights. Jimmie Lee Jackson was born on December 16, 1938 (#6 “Jimmie Lee Jackson”/Bio.com) in Marion, Alabama (#5 Jackson, Jimmie Lee (1938-1965)).
He was born January 31, 1919 in Cairo, Georgia. His dad left when he was just an infant. Like most of the small population of blacks in the area he lived a life of poverty and toil (Conrads 2). This passage shows he had a tough childhood. When he was young they moved to Pasadena, California
Even though this non-specific heart ailment did not ever suffer any major heart attacks. Even though John Wayne Gacy’s childhood at home was not good during school he was liked by all of his teachers and made friends within his school and boy scout club. As a child John Wayne Gacy was an active child and liked to spend his time outdoors. Growing up and going to 4 different high schools in his senior year John Gacy never graduated from high school. He dropped out to head home to Las
Johnny Cash had a very interesting, exciting life in and out of his musical career. He was a huge phenomenon and everyone was listening to him at this point in the late 1900s. People who didn’t listen to Johnny Cash were considered foolish because he was fantastic. He had hardships but they made him stronger in every aspect of life and it was very noticeable. The public was impressed with his music and the way he held himself which helped him with his musical achievements.
Besides being an entrepreneur, John Wayne dressed as a clown and performed at children's parties. He called himself “Pogo.” He married and divorced twice and had biological children and stepchildren. In 1968, Gacy was convicted of sexual assault of two teenage boys. This is where all of the serial killings began.
Hook: Would you ever convict an innocent boy who acted out of defense of himself and his friend of murdering person who constantly attacks him? The answer should be no. Background information: Known as his “greaser gang’s” pet, Johnny Cade grew up in a household with no role models. Not only was he constantly bullied at home, he was attacked outside as well. Johnny was continuously being assaulted by Socs looking for trouble and he would never fully recover from the trauma in which he has been through.
"He has muscles in his hair, I'd rather not throw the ball at all, when Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, he and all the space scientists were puzzled by an unidentifiable white object. I knew immediately what it was. That was a home run ball hit off me in 1973 by Jimmie Foxx. " -- Quotes by Lefty Gomez on Jimmie Foxx and pitching to him (Quotes). Jimmie Foxx was an amazing baseball player with an outstanding career.
Johnny Cash had 14 number 1 top hits. He learned to play guitar when he was in the air force, that is when Johnny knew he wanted to join the music business. After he left the air force he joined the Keegan School of Broadcasting to try and get into the music business. Despite the fact that he had a normal American childhood, Johnny Cash became one of the best country singers of all time (“Johnny Cash” Contemporary). Johnny Cash had a pretty normal childhood for his time in age.
Introduction The Outsiders is a novel written by S.E Hinton in the first person point of view: that of Ponyboy. The novel follows the conflict between the Socs and the Greasers, two different groups of boys from different classes of society. Ponyboy struggles to fit in throughout the book, juggling right from wrong. While in the church hiding, Ponyboy recites from memory the poem, ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’.
Summary Johnny Cash was born in Dyess, Arkansas. He recalls his father’s care for them that he could do everything to make a living. At his very young age, with his family they moved to Kingsland to a common farming project put in place by the government. One particular day, Jack the older brother seems to feel unwillingness to go to his job operating a saw. The next day, Johnny’s father comes to get him later that day, saying that his older brother had