Teapot Dome Scandal Taylor Graff The Harding Administration - Warren G. Harding hired his friends instead of actual workers because he wanted to be able to relax with them. The most famous scandal began in 1922 when his secretary of the interior, Albert B. Fall allowed people to lease land containing the U.S Navy oil reserves in Wyoming and California, he received bribes totalling more than 300,000 dollars from them. Fall then in 1929 became the first cabinet officer to go to prison. Assembly line Taylor Graff Henry Ford - Henry Ford created the assembly line mode of production that revolutionized the industry.
McCandless would question himself why people would treat each other bad he would try to make a sense of the world. Chris attended Emory university in Atlanta he graduated in June 1990 with honors. His parents thought chris was interested to go in law school instead he donates $25,000 savings to charity and is where he begins his adventure by getting rid of everything changing his name to Alex putting his money on fire and all important documents. He went on a long journey that later on he would end up in Alaska. Christopher McCandless was a reckless narcissist
Walter explicitly tells Phyllis that he has been working for this insurance company for fifteen years, yet he creates a whole plan to out win the company (7). When Walter states how successful he is for his spring sales, one thinks that he makes good money. So then why does Walter need more of it? The character of Walter represents the ambitious man in the 1930s whom seeks to make quick cash at any expense, in this case by betrayal and murder. Overall, Double Identity themes of infidelity and ambition reflect the effects of the historical background going on during the 1930s, the Great Depression.
In her play A Raisin in the Sun, author Lorraine Hansberry conveys that a change in character is essential in order to attain one’s dreams. Such changes can include a shift in perspective or personality. The most prominent difference is the altering of Walter’s perspective. Walter has always believed that the most valuable possession in life is money, hence why he is always requesting for funds to establish a liquor store. Walter considers success in life as having a good job with a steady income to support a loving family.
The checked they were expecting was worth 10,000 dollars. It belonged to Mama, and everyone else didn’t want any of the money except Walter to invest in a liquor store. Mama had her mind set on putting some of the money aside to help Beneatha with graduating from medical school. Beneatha really wants to graduate and become a doctor. With the check arrives Walter tries to convince Mama to help invest in the liquor store.
First off, jobs are created because someone must make, transport, and distribute the alcohol. Also, due to the higher than normal sales taxes on alcohol, it had a great tax revenue for the federal government. It’s a win-win situation: the Feds get money, while the people have fun and get drunk out of their minds! Alcohol also positively affected the economy because it heavily depended on railroads, telegraphs, and mechanical refrigeration. (The Brewing Industry) Railroads are gaining profit because alcohol producing companies are paying them to distribute their product to stores.
Walter Lee is a dreamer. He wants to be rich and devises plans to acquire wealth with his friends, particularly he wants to invest his father’s insurance money in a new liquor store. He spends talking about the liquor store until Mama buys the house which he change over the story. After Mama finally gives the money to Walter he started to change over the story. Walter is now fighting for civil rights because he told Mr.Lender that he doesn’t want him to talk anymore and want him to leave, “Is this what you came marching all the way over here to tell us?”(554).
He had to find a record store in New York. So that Sunday he walked toward Broadway hoping to find the record. “they charged me…[him] five bucks for it” (116). Holden didn’t care, because he comes from a wealthy family that gives him a lot of spending money. But for Holden it wasn’t about the money, he wanted to buy the record because he knew Phoebe would love it and it would numb the pain of having to tell his parents that he got kicked out of Pencey.
Drinking milk after you win, balloons before the race starts, and the Borg-Warner Trophy. Before you start the race, there are tons are multi-colored balloons released. It is believed 1947 was the first year that this balloon tradition was started. Drinking milk is another tradition but it is a weird one that was started by a three-time Indianapolis winner, Louis Meyer. He drank buttermilk regularly to refresh himself on hot days and just happened to drink some after he won the race in 1936.
In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby had one goal; Gatsby had spent his life trying to get rich and avoid poverty, which he successfully did. However, his goal was to capture the heart of one Daisy Buchanan. At one point, Daisy had been Gatsby's girlfriend. He wanted to marry her, but was sent off to war, World War I. Nick Carraway, the novel's narrator, had come to know Gatsby very well. Nick was Daisy's cousin and lived right next door to Gatsby.