This journal, “Of Plymouth Plantation”, which was from Norton Anthology of American Literature, Vol. 1, written by William Bradford between 1630 and 1651, and edited by Samuel Eliot Morison in 1953, describes the story of the pilgrims who sailed from Southampton, England, on the Mayflower and settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620. Those pilgrims were English Christians in the 16th and 17th centuries and religious separatists who saw no hope of reforming the Church of England from within; therefore, they hoped to separate from the Church of England and form independent local churches in another place. In order to , those pilgrims overcame many obstacles. The author had used the power of rhetoric, especially in the use of the three rhetorical
Title: Christmas Carol Background of the author : Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812 in Landport in Portsmouth. His father was a clerk in the Navy Pay office who often ended up in a financial trouble. When Dickens was twelve years old, he was sent to work in a shoe polish factory because his father had been imprisoned for debt. In 1833, he began to publish short stories and essays in newspaper and magazines. The serialisation of The Pickwick Papers, his first commercial success, began in 1836, the same year that he married Catherine Hogarth.
Gutenberg continued to live in Mainz for the the rest of his life. Gutenberg went blind in the last couple of months in his life. Gutenberg died on February 3, 1468, and was buried in the church of the Franciscan convent in the town of Eltville, Germany. Although Gutenberg was financially unsuccessful in his lifetime his printing technologies spread quickly and his books began to travel across Europe faster than they ever had before. His inventions helped the Renaissance grow, and since it greatly helped make scientific publishing possible, it was a major beginning for the scientific revolution.
The expedition numbered about 700,000 men, of whom fully 100,000 were mailed knights. The crusaders traversed Europe by different routes and reassembled at Constantinople. Crossing the Bosphorus, they first captured Nicaea, the Turkish capital, in Bithynia, and then set out across Asia Minor for Syria. Arriving in Antioch, the survivors captured that place, and then, after some delays, pushed on towards Jerusalem. The Siege of Antioch had lasted from October 1097 to June 1098.
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Story: The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls/The Cross of Snow Members: Ryan Shaffer, Derek Erhahon, Xavier Brown 1. Writer's Background: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on February 27th 1807 in a three story federal style house in Portland Maine. Spending most of his life in his birth house with his seven siblings Stephen, Elizabeth, Anne, Alex, Mary, Ellen, and Sam. Henry was known for having a great imagination and having the thrill to learn. Not all was well after the War of 1812 broke lose and destroyed Portland's economy.
On the first trip, in August 3rd, 1492, Christopher Columbus left Palos, Spain hoping to find a westward route to Asia, with 3 ships and around 90 crew members, The Nina (Captained by Vicente Pinzon). The Pinta (Captained by Martin Pinzon). And the Santa Maria (Captained by Columbus). After around one month and 8 days of sailing, on October 11th, 1492, The Pinta ship has spotted the Caribbean Islands off southeastern North America. Columbus thought that they landed somewhere in Asia, and called that area the Indies, and the people that already lived there he called them the
This Roman numerals are the number 1776, which is when the Declaration of Independence was signed. Underneath the pyramid is a scroll with the words, Novus Ordo Seclorum. This translates to, “New order of ages.” This is referring to the new government that has begun, the United
From the news to everyday life the Declaration of Independence has a lasting effect on our nation.It is important to know how the Declaration of Independence was needed, was made, and what it said. In the first place, the Declaration of Independence was made to free the 13 colonies from the ravages of the British empire. When the war started between British troops and colonists at Lexington and Concord, very few people desired independence (“Declaration of Independence). The continuing British occupation made the colonists even more bitter; in addition, the colonists wanted self-government. However, the British were not wanting to grant them self-government
To avoid the Portuguese monopoly, the Dutch tried to find North-East passage to the Asian continent. After their unsuccessful attempts finding an alternative route the Dutch eventually overcame their hesitance to follow the same route as the Portuguese. The hesitance was a result of the war which the Dutch Republic