Now the stars are suppose to represent the fifty states but people also believe that they represent people's desires to achieve greatness. Our flag has many common nicknames such as The American Flag, The stars and stripes,The Star-Spangled Banner, and The red white and blue. Another very common nickname for our flag would also be ¨Old Glory” which was owned and created by William Driver In 1831. An American sea captain in the 19th century who was about to set off on one of his world voyages, was given a flag of 24 stars. He would then continue to protect his flag for many years, even during the civil war.
For whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway is considered by many to be his greatest novel. This simple story of an American who travels to Spain during the Spanish civil war takes place over a three-day period. It is impossible to not recognize the personal connection that Hemmingway had to the Spanish Civil War and to this novel. Hemmingway served three years as a correspondent in Spain. He was highly invested in the Spanish Civil War, and is quoted in an essay written by Zivah Perel saying, “For a long time both me and my conscience have know that I had to go to Spain”.
Many factors helped influence and inspire the writing of the song. The “Star-Spangled Banner” is a powerful anthem for the United States because of the inspiration of one battle, one man, and one flag. The Battle of Baltimore, taking place during the War of 1812, was the event that inspired the writing of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Not long after the United States won its independence from English, the young country was once again at war with England in the War of 1812 (Georgiady and Romano 6). After destroying Washington, the capital, the British continued towards Baltimore, seeking revenge for the 500 ships they lost to the city’s privateers (Poole). Following its successful attack on Alexandria, Virginia, the British naval force entered Baltimore Harbor and prepared to attack Fort McHenry (The Star-Spangled Banner Project), located in the Baltimore Harbor (Edwin).
World War II was a very brutal war that lasted from the years 1939-1945. There are a ton of different heroes from World War II. There is a variety of reasons as to why they are considered heroes and where their home countries are from. General Ulsterman Robert Blair Mayne, who was otherwise known as Patty ,was one of these heroes along with Bernard Montgomery. During the war there were also many sacrifices taken.
Anthony Wayne, best known as Mad Anthony for his aggressive way of fighting, was a general who leads the American military in 1792. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives. Mad Anthony was an important figure in history because he was a general who lead his militia to the Battle of Fallen Timbers which derived in the removal of Native American claims. Anthony was a hero because he played major roles in the Battles of the American Revolution that resulted in Great Britain losing, becoming the United States of America they defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War. George Washington appointed Wayne as brigadier general because of his passion and aggressive way he dealt with battles.
Robert Edward Lee Robert Edward Lee played a great role in the civil war. When people hear his name, they think of his incredible war waging strategies, his vigor and achievements during the civil war. Also, they think of his great leading as a general. During the passage you will learn who was Robert Edward Lee growing up, what type of person he was, and what role he played during the civil war. Also you 'll learn about his military career, important aspects of war, and much more.
Henry began studying law in 1760. He passed the Virginia bar exam just before his 24th birthday. His most famous case was called Parson’s Cause. Parson’s Cause was the case about the II Penny Act. Henry had always been strong believer in three things, Right to bear arm, Religious freedom, and Independence.
But fate would not have the reputation it does if it simply did what it seemed it would do. He agreed to a three-year tour of duty. In August his regiment was mustered into Federal service as part of the Union Army, arriving in Washington in early September 1861 to join the Army of the Potomac. Holmes’s quick enlistment tells us much about Holmes at that age. Something significant prompted Holmes,
This site is significant because it shows travelers history that is still standing today, it takes up a vast amount of space along with its gorgeous scenery, and has architecture that is near perfect in comparison to previous civilization’s architectural skills. Travelers would love to see history today and because of this, Machu Picchu is significant from a traveller 's perspective. It is one of the very few historical sites that have their original architecture standing today. According to paragraph 1 of the passage, “The Stones of Machu Picchu” by Duane Damon, it states, “Suddenly I found myself confronted with the walls of ruined houses built of the finest quality of Inca stonework,’ he recorded later. ‘It was hard to see them, for they were partly covered with trees and moss, the growth of centuries.’ Bingham stared in amazement”.
In many historical war films, the directors attempt to represent the war as it was taken place in the real world. In the film, Flags of our Fathers, real events are represented throughout the entire film. The director of the film, Clint Eastwood, depicted three soldiers, John Doc Bradley, Rene Gagnon, and Ira Hayes, who were praised to be heroes from a photograph. Joe Rosenthal captured this most famous photograph in history during the Second World War, at the Battle of Iwo Jima. After having a look at this photo, the American citizens found it as a big accomplishment for the army, and the government took this as an advantage to send the flag raising survivors on war bond drive based on propaganda, knowing that the war needed lots of added