It took three years for a 2nd city to install lights in the stadium but finally Macphil brought the light to The Dodgers. Even though the Dodgers finished in 7th, they gained more fans throughout that season. “Although MacPhil had laid out hundreds of thousands of dollars for ballpark improvements, lights, and players, the Dodgers posted and operating deficit of only $11,000, a vast improvement over earlier years” (Tygiel, 104). Eight more teams would trail the success of night games in the two years following boosting attendance and interest in the
Therefore, “on February 28, 1983, 106 million Americans watched the final episode of M*A*S*H* [...]” (Condon, Moffat, and Pearlman 190). This shows that M*A*S*H* was the start of a new world of sitcoms. Little did they know, the television world was greatly influenced by the TV show M*A*S*H*. Furthermore, “[...] The A-Team [..].
Although Lavani claims the life expectancy went up under British rule because they brought vaccines for smallpox and quinine for malaria, the British also had 59 million people die in 40 famines (Doc #11). This all took place over about 200 years, while previously India had only recorded 18 famines happening over the 400 years prior to British rule (Doc #11). While the life expectancy in concerns to disease may have been dramatically raised, repetitive famines killed off many that had been saved from such diseases. Lavani also boasts of fine universities, but the literacy rate under British ruled India never exceed 16%, meaning that those fine universities were built simply for the few rich Indians the British needed to control the population (Doc #9). The British had no interest of educating the Indian population for any other purpose than gains, and cared not if the people were starving, so the British had a negative impact on the Indian
People today spend up to 319.2 minutes on television everyday! The television has dramatically changed since its invention in the 1920's, the first commercials were aired in 1940, and the television has played a pivotal role in human society. In the earlier years, the television was characterized by their tiny screens, black and white images, and turn-dial knobs. Television was simply the next logical step beyond the radio.
And over the course of his acting career in Hollywood, he appeared in more than 50 films and served as president of the Screen Actor’s Guild. In the 1950s, Regan moved into television and was
Although he started as a cartoonist, some of his campaign’s were very well known, such as, “Quick, Henry, the Flit!” Advertising was Geisel’s main income for over thirty years, he went on to create ads for Holly Sugar, NBC, Ford, General Electric, and many others (Seuss). Geisel’s first breakthrough into the children 's book industry was And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, which was rejected by thirty publishers before it received any recognition or value. After this roadblock, Geisel flowed nicely into the writing industry. He created almost all fantastical stories with imaginary creatures such as the Lorax.
For many people who grew up in the 1980 's and beyond, former Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan was arguably the best. United States President. He had a presidency revolving around individual freedom and made various changes to the economy, as well as helping to fight the ever growing drug problem the United States has been facing. Before Reagan 's political career, he was a radio announcer in the 1930 's He would later start a seven year contract with Warner Bros. Entertainment, and appeared in a wide variety of movies up until around 1940. when he started his military service where he would be promoted to a captain of the armed forces.
Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States of America. He had many accomplishments such as being a great American actor, ending the cold war, tax reforms, and rebuilding the armed forces. Ronald Reagan signed a contract with Warner Bros. and appeared in more than 50 movies. Reagan met his future wife Nancy Reagan in his career in film. When he was drafted during World War II Reagan’s eyesight didn’t meet the requirements for going out into the field, so he made training videos for Americans soldiers in boot camp and his career in acting helped him.
He was so far ahead of all the other students he was able to skip two grades which were ninth and twelfth grade. In 1944 at age 15 Martin attended Morehouse College in Atlanta. His first 3 years of college he spent majoring in law and medicine but his senior year studied to be a minister just like his father. In December of 1955 Martin Luther King Jr. had done a boycott to not ride buses in Montgomery Alabama.
People live experiences every day at different levels. They wake up, go to school, work or do any “routine” that they have, living a large amount of actions through the day, but some days became particularly different; you can be in a car accident, graduate from school, find out that your mother died, fight in war, or travel to exotic places. Those experiences stay with you and every person expresses the emotions of those experiences in different ways, some of them take pictures, paint or write. World War I left a massive amount of individuals with a traumatic suffer and a significant number of them decided to share it on paper. All quiet on the western front shows plenty of aspects around the war, one of them introduces us the idea of the lost generation and how they do not choose to be there, but they need to for their fatherland similar to the poem Here dead we lie by A. E. Housman.
The previous decades saw increased the decriminalization of certain drugs, such as marijuana, as they began to be used more casually. However, the 1980s and the specifically the Reagan administration saw the “War on Drugs” start. Led by Nancy Reagan, the “Just Say No” campaign dominated the headlines as parents became concerned about their children using drugs (Goode & Ben-Yehuda, n.d.). Under new leadership, the government began to criminalize drug use to unprecedented levels.
There have been a few propositions passed in the history of the United States in order to establish fairness in society. In November of 1988, California voters passed Proposition 103 which requires insurance company to receive a “prior approval” from the Insurance Commissioner before they are able to apply insurance rates to automobile, property, and casualty (California Department of Insurance). Passing Proposition 103 allowed more regulation of rates that are implemented by insurance companies. Additionally, Proposition 103 required each insurer to “roll back” its rates 20 percent. Most of California consumers were in favor of Proposition 103 because, if passed, it would allow consumers to save money.
Earned Income: Contracted Services | We increased our children’s show presentation from 19 in FY15 to 29 so far (6 months) in FY16. With upcoming bookings, we are very positive that we will be close to doubling the number by the end of FY16. Unearned Income: NYSCA | Due to an application error with the new NYSCA filing system, we did not receive one of (and the biggest) NYSCA’s grants in FY15. FY16 we were fully granted.
There wasn 't much of a battle considering the fact that it was very unexpected and Franklin D. Roosevelt had just spoke to the Japanese and they seemed to be on good terms. The event only lasted around two hours and in that short amount of time 20 American naval vessels were destroyed, 8 battleships, and 200 airplanes. There were around 2,000 American casualties while 1,000 others were only wounded. The day after this attack the president of the United States declared war on
It was a crisp October morning when I found out the Neo-Nazi protest. For a ten years old I had no idea what a protest really meant or what Neo-Nazis were. In my head, I thought that this was some type of hippie thing I seen on television at the time. Boy was I wrong. Towards the afternoon my cousins