“When he fell in the Bunker-hill battle, co-laborers in the cause, who felt the magnetism of his influence, and knew the value of his service, declared that his memory would be endeared to the worthy, in every part and age of the world, as long as virtue and valor should be esteemed among mankind.” - The Life And Times Of Joseph Warren
Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17th 1706 in Boston Massachusetts. At an early age Benjamin learned to read and could be considered and major accomplishment. At age 10 he quit school so he could start working full time at his father’s candle and soap shop. Dipping wax and cutting wicks didn’t suit his needs. At age 12 his father apprenticed him to his brother James at a print shop. James frequently beat and mistreated ben, but ben learned a lot about newspaper publishing and politics which would help him accomplish many things later on in life. ← Major accomplishment?
If Milton Hershey had not lived, many youth and various families would not have the opportunities that they had. Milton Hershey affected his community, Pennsylvania, and American in a variety of ways. For example, he built the Milton Hershey school. This school is still operated and was established November 15, 1909. Another way Hershey impacted the lives of many was through building Hershey Park. The amusement park was established in 1907 and, like the school, is still in operation today. Hershey’s Chocolate also left a huge impact on the entire nation. This chocolate was innovating at the time and allowed more people to be able to afford chocolate and not just the wealthy. Milton Hershey’s legacy would later impact the lives of a great deal
John Hancock was born January 23rd, 1737 in Braintree, Massachusetts. He was born into a family of clergymen. As a child, Hancock didn’t have a normal childhood. Luckily, he was adopted by his uncle Thomas Hancock, the most wealthiest merchant in Boston. He then went to Harvard University, and graduated in 1754. When his uncle Thomas Hancock died in 1764, John inherited the family business and the estate. Hancock was elected to the Massachusetts General Court in 1766 because colonists were against the British interfering with the colonies. Hancock got some attention because he didn’t want to pay the British taxes, like the Stamp Act, and started smuggling things on his ships. He had a ship called the Liberty that was taken by the British
Born on December 22, 1821, John McAlmont, was a native of Hornellsville, New York and son of Daniel and Samantha Donham McAlmont. At age 17 McAlmont left home to become a teacher. By the age of 21 he attended school at Geneva Medical College in New York for one semester of medical courses which he completed in 1843. Back in this time, this was all the time required in order to legally practice medicine. In 1844 McAlmont established his first practice in Kendall Creek, Pennsylvania. Due to the lack of opportunity and growth potential, he relocated to Ohio for a more promising career the very next year. Following his settlement in Weymouth, Ohio he returned to home to New York and was married to Martha Jane Gregg, a former student and long time friend. John and Martha had two daughters, one of which died as an infant. During the winter of 1848 McAlmont went back to medical school at Western Reserve Medical College in Cleveland, Ohio where he received his medical degree in 1849. He and his family spent the winter in Cinncinati, Ohio and he planned to stay there but the extreme cold climate led him to a change in heart.
Many artists go through tough times and still strike it big, but none did it like Carl Perkins. Carl Perkins was a 20th-century musician who sang rockabilly music. He wrote and sang many songs that other artists liked and recorded. Carl Perkins pioneered rockabilly music, wrote many songs that people could relate to, and was in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame making him one of the greatest rockabilly artists of the 20th century.
The Hershey corporation is into the manufacture, advertising, distribution, and sale of quite a lot of forms of chocolate and confectionery, refreshment and snack products, and food and beverage enhancers in the us and internationally. The Hershey company sells its products via revenue representatives and food brokers, especially to wholesale distributors, chain grocery shops, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending firms, wholesale golf equipment, comfort stores, greenback outlets, concessionaires, division stores, and common meals outlets. The company was once established in 1894 and is founded in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The Hershey enterprise went public on the brand new York stock alternate (NYSE) in 1922.
Have you ever wondered what today’s world would be like without candy? In the first article, the author talked about how candy was invented, the “Golden Age”, and how when candy was first invented it was expensive and hard to find. In the second article the author talks about nutrition facts, how much sugar is in foods, and it gave some ideas on how to not eat so much sugar. The two articles present many differences, and many similarities on how americans have been influenced by sugar.
The quote said by Forrest Gump, played by Tom Hanks “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get.” The quote seems quite silly when read, but when you take a minute and think hard about the quote and what it really means it can teach you a great life lesson. This quote is extremely relevant in my life in numerous ways, the lessons that it teaches me are always try to surround your self with good people, assess your needs and your wants, and too always be grateful for what you get even if its not what you had expected.
The candy makers is a fun happy book about a young boy named logan Sweet perfect last name since his family owns the candy factory that has been producing the best candy for years. this year logan is old enough to compete in “the candy competition” an annual competition to see witch 12 year old can produce the new best candy . But their are rules you must only use a certain amount of materials and you are only given so much time. Logan’s family has one this competition for generations, therefor logan is under a substantial amount of pressure. Life is sweet (logan’s family’s factory) was chosen to host 4 of the 12 contestants those kids being Logan, Miles, Phillip and Daisey. But daisy has a secret….. SHE is a SPY sent to the factory to
Cadbury was originally founded by John Cadbury where he started a stall at Birmingham in 1824. John Cadbury retailed handmade cocoa and drinking chocolate which were produced by using a pestle and a mortar. As tea, caffeine, cocoa and drinking chocolate were deemed beneficial when compared to alcohol, John Cadbury was certain on establishing the production of his company on a viable scale and John Cadbury purchased a four-story warehouse for his production to take place. As a result, John Cadbury has successfully produced more than 10 assortments of drinking chocolate and 11 different cocoas by 1842.
From the module 3 readings,I learnt that I have to consider my audience’s stock of information when crafting my speech.I believe in most informative speech, our audience will be vaguely knowledgable about the topic that we are presenting.Therefore,as a presenter,I need to explain the required definations or terms so that my audience are able to follow my speech.As I am presenting about Dark Chocolate,I have decided to share my audience about what dark chocolate is and I would be sharing a bit about the history of dark chocolate.This will be shared at the beginning of my speech.Thus,my audience will have an idea about dark chocolate and I could continue by explaining the 3 benefits of dark chocolate to them.I also learnt that I cannot be too technical when talking to my audience.This means that I cannot be too scientific when explaining my points to my audience.Therefore,my speech had to be written in a general manner and I would avoid using too technical words in my
As we all know, the way to success is full of obstacles and difficulties, and you need to try your best to handle these problems and persist achieving final goals. There are many examples such as Thomas Edison, one of the greatest scientists in the world, spent several decades inventing the battery. Though he failed so many times, he never gave up but persisted testing for thousands of times, and finally he succeeded in inventing the battery. However, if he gave up when he faced problems, we cannot enjoy the benefits of the battery as so early. What makes him a giant in the invention field is that his
“Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate “. People around the world adore eating chocolate and enjoy it, but most of the people are not aware of the process of making chocolate. Chocolate production started in Mesoamerica in 1900 BC. The uses of chocolate at that time was to made fermented beverages but, know days it is consider the main ingredient in making cookies, milk suck and candy bars. Also People use chocolate to express their feeling to each other. Although chocolate is popular around the world but, few people know how it produced. Making chocolate is a complicated processes as the cocoa beans goes through several stages to get the chocolate in the end.