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    Frank Sinatra made “more than 1,400 recordings...during more than 50 years as a performer”(Frank Sinatra American). Through the highs and lows of his singing career, he earned the praise of being one of the greatest American singers in the 20th century. Sinatra was notorious for his fluctuating moods and stubbornness. He made a name for himself in more ways than just singing. From the ‘Hoboken Four’ to a solo career, Frank carved his way to stardom. He sang through his late seventies, even when his

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    as drugs, and experimentation with music. Although the popularity of Swing was already dying down, Frank Sinatra continued his singing career with this type of Jazz which still appealed to a majority of audiences at the time. Before his career flourished, Sinatra sang in different big bands and appeared in many films in the 40’s and 50’s. Sinatra at the Sands is a live album by Frank Sinatra accompanied by Count Basie and his orchestra, which was recorded in 1966 at the Sands Hotel and Casino

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    makes it nearly impossible for one artist to dominate the music scene. However, there is a timeless artist who not only dominated the industry many years ago, but whose music still resonates with todays’ culture. This artist is none other than the Frank Sinatra. Sinatra’s presence is still very evident in today’s pop culture. His famous song, “New York, New York”, is played annually without fail in Times Square to welcome the beginning moments of the new year. It also signals the final out of each ball

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    America from entertaining people to influencing how they feel the 50’s music changed America. Two very influential people in 50’s music were Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley. They both came from humble beginnings but later in life, they became something great. This will explain where they came from and what impact Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley had. Frank Sinatra was born on December 12, 1915, in Hoboken, New Jersey. He wanted to become a singer after he watched Bing Crosby. He performed in local nightclubs

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    strong Italian family, with a frightening mother to say the least, Frank Sinatra created a work ethic which stuck with him and paralleled his temperament. Sinatra gave off an aura which easily intimidated others, or perhaps that was the money from his successes which gave him such a large influence in post-war America. Gay Talese wrote in his article Frank Sinatra Has a Cold from a personal narrative with his time around Sinatra and his cohorts. This view goes beyond Sinatra’s fame and material possessions

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    of cards with the residents to get me hooked for the rest of the summer. Fast forward through several batches of cookies, a few painted birdhouses, and some advanced crossword puzzles, I felt like a part of the community. I began humming to Frank Sinatra on the jukebox and knowing who preferred coffee or tea at breakfast. Although the air conditioning made Brookdale suitable for polar bears, I never felt uneasy there again. You might think that elderly folks tend to be a little slow, but

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    When learning how to read and write, the first style that is usually introduced is the form of fictional stories. These stories tend to enhance the imagination as they peak the interests of young minds through grand adventures within mystical lands. As one continues there is an almost instantaneous switch, in which the reader goes from enjoying the enticing fictional world to suddenly being forced into the land of non-fiction. Non-fiction is a prose writing that is factual based, including real events

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    The poem that everyone can relate to in some way is “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. This poem has many hidden meanings to it and make it easily relateable for others. The song that related best to the poem is the song “My Way” by Frank Sinatra. Everyone can relate to both “My Way” and “The Road Not Taken” there are a lot of lines and lyrics that make others wonder what would of happened in their lives if they had traveled down a different road. Many times there are different roads that have

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    Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. His parents were Italian immigrants Natalina Della and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra. Sinatra 's mother was often called “Hatpin Dolly,” and was well known for her fiery volatile Ligurian personality, according to lifetimetv.co.uk. Frank had a decent childhood, due to Saverio 's job as a firefighter. He was also a Sicilian boxer and bar owner. Frank Sinatra decided at a young age that he wanted to work hard and get ahead in life (IMDb

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    III-Biography of writer: Harry Lillis Crosby, also known as Bing Crosby, was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1903. As a kid, people used to call him Bingo, therefore the name Bing was generated once he became famous. According to research, Bing was the most popular and influential media star of the first half of the 20th century. Crosby became a radio star in the late 1920s and early 1930s, first as a touring member of the Rhythm Boys and then as a solo act. He had solo hits in 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934

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    Son of Timothy and Elizabeth Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley was the oldest amongst his four sisters, and only brother, John. Shelley was adored by his family and applaud by his servants who stood by him in his early ruling as lord of Field Place, a family home close to a historic town in England known as Horsham. Attentive and whimsical, he would spend his time entertaining his sisters with spooky ghost stories and preparing games to play with them. However, the bucolic life he cherished in the Field

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    The end of the eighth century gave birth to a new kingdom that was known as the Carolingian Empire. This empire came to dominate vast European territories much to the credit of its powerful ruler, Charlemagne. “He created an empire that stretched from the North Sea in the north to Italy in the south and from France in Europe to Vienna in central Europe” (Spielvogel 219). His reign led to the fusion of different entities including, the Germanic tribes, Christianity and the Classical traditions of

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    I learnt through a presentation performed by 2 people on Medieval day about the social structure of Medieval European society. The Medieval European feudal system that was used to classify every human in a social class that was used over a period of a 100 years. The amount of goods you provided and how loyal you were to someone of a higher rank allowed you to gain protection and more. What you were decided what class you were considered to fit. The earliest leaders of the Feudal system were Charlemagne

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    Manorialism is a key part of why the feudal system is able to run, and is critical for both the economy and military, and for people to get their needs met. The manor supports both the military by allowing for the lords and knights to meet their needs. The manor allows for lords to meet their military duties by acting as the basis for fiefs given between the king and his vassal (Stark). These fiefs are essential to the formation of military obligations between these two classes. Because now with

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    Throughout units one through six, there have been many interesting topics such as the Antikythera Mechanism, Charlemagne , the fall of the Roman Empire, and my favorite; the Bayeux Tapestry! The Antikythera Mechanism was the Greek’s guide to the universe! This complex device, created in Greece during 100 BC was used to show the position of the sun and the moon and even eclipses! The sky was of interest and by tracking the moons phases and eclipses, the Greeks saw more significant, successful harvests

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    Clovis, aka Chlodovocar or Louis, was converted into Roman Catholicism Christianity in 496 A.D. The conversion of Clovis, a former heathen and the founder of the Frankish power, was an important historical event. If by chance Chlodovocar, King of the Franks had accepted to become an Arian heretic like the other kings of the surrounding barbarian kingdoms, he would have lost favor with his mostly roman subjects (Denis 1). There are two accounts of the conversion of the king because it is believed the

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    When comparing the Christian books of Einhard, Sulpicius Severus and Bede the contrariety in the content and style of the works becomes apparent. Despite the differences in their works, the Christian writers have a common goal; all three wrote propaganda type histories. While all three propaganda works promote models of Christianity, they are all presented in vastly different ways. The different ways each author treats the use of violence with his subjects creates distinction between the propagandist’s

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    Charlemagne, king and later emperor of the franks, and King Louis IX of France, king, saint, and crusader, have very similar social and cultural backgrounds but a different political background. Charlemagne and King Louis have very similar social backgrounds because they both were born in a royal family and took the throne as kings at a young age due to the deaths of their fathers. Charlemagne was born in 742, in the Merovingian family, from which the franks chose their kings from. He was the son of

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    On Christmas Day in the year 800 AD, Pope Leo III called Charlemagne to his Church and unbeknownst to the King of the Franks, declared him Emperor and Augustus of the Roman Empire. Charlemagne would go onto rule as Roman Emperor until 814, when he unfortunately succumbs to a fever and dies at the age of seventy-two. A decade or so later, his foster-son and member of his court, Einhard, took it upon himself to memorialize Charlemagne, so that all of prosperity could know of his greatness. Throughout

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    Charlemagne was the king of the Franks from 768 AD to 814 AD and the emperor of the West between 800 AD and 814 AD. He was a key in the foundation of the Holy Roman empire and strengthened the western European economy. He spent most of his early years of his reign at war, and expanded his territory vastly across Europe. Charlemagne ruled over a large territory and was the main political figure for all of Western Europe. “This King, who showed himself so great in extending his empire and subduing

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