AT A GLANCE:
In 1852 Elisha Graves Otis, invented the first safety brake for elevators. With his installation of the first safe elevator in 1853 he literally started the elevator industry. His invention enabled buildings ...
- Florida buget process
- womens rights
Throughout many years preceding World War I, many women were not happy with
their jobs. In 1870 most women worked in the agriculture of their homes, or did
domestic service. Even by 1910 though, more women were already working in
factories, offices, stores and telephone exchanges. As opposed to 14.8% in 1870,
24% of women were now working in 1910. The practices of withdrawing from work
once married and only returning when necessary (i.e. husband...
- Hernan Cortes' Conquest of Mexico
Research Paper on Hernan Cortes' conquest of Tenochtitlan
Hernan Cortes departed from Cuba with a small company of soldiers in February of 1519. His intention was to become rich, and to gain personal glory by conquering the newly discovered lands of Mexico. Cortes and those in his company used every resource available to them to accomplish their task. They took advantage of their European tactics in battle, along with their superior technology to survive. Durin...
- The Current Conditions Of African Americans
Current Condition of
One of the current conditions in the African-American community is the Family Unit. According to the family education article, High out-of-wedlock birth rates, poverty, diseases, absent fathers, and the lack of a family support network for many young African-Americans have led to serious problems in America's urban areas. The persistence of these crises has helped to perpetuate negative images of African-Americans, and have contributed to the increasing ...
- Why Study History
History: Discipline, Foundation, Mold, and Comfort
The Primary Reason for Studying History: It Civilizes Us.
Inherent in the definition of history as a discipline is the thought that history is a disciplining agent on human behavior. The purpose of discipline is organization, particularly self-organization, and it is only through the lens of history that we can see clearly how to organize ourselves as civilized beings. This organization is reflected by national and sub national groupings, rel...
- Colonial Diversity
Differences in the colonies of the early settling years of America were vast and diverse. There were three main sections of the land back then: New England, Middle colonies, and the Chesapeake area. The religious differences of these groups of colonies helped to shape our nation the way it was to become.
New England colonies were settled mainly by Separatist, those colonies include largely: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. These colonies, except Rhode Island were mai...
Our Country, the Union of Myanmar, is known as the land of golden pagodas. Myanmar is surrounded by big countries like China in the north and India and Bengladish to the west. Thailand and laos lie to the east of Myanmar and the south is the east of Myanmar and the south is the sea.
Its area is about 676553 square kilometers, and it is the second largest country in Southeast Asia after Indonesia. Although it is still a developing country, we can say it has good neighbours, great resources a...
- learn english
People learn and develop throughout their entire lives. I think that in our modern world it is very essential to be familiar with computer technology. So, if I had a chance to give a child a gift it would be a computer. I think that computers play an essential role in our lives and they bring many benefits to our society. Moreover, children can learn by use of computers. In the following paragraphs I will give my reasons to support my answer.
First of all, by use of computers children can pla...
- A Midwifes tale
A Midwifes Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. (New York: Vintage Books, 1990, 444 pp, maps, photos, abbreviations, notes, index.)
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich...
- the immigration of france
- Florence Cathedral
The Florence Cathedral
In Florence, Italy, there is a cathedral church whose octagonal dome, was considered the greatest engineering feat of the early Renaissance. Known as the Florence Cathedral, it is also known as the Duomo. It was created by many early modern artists, this piece of architecture is a perfect example of the Renaissance style.
The Republic of Florence began to plan this cathedral in the late 1200's AD, when Dante was growing up, to replace the old cathedral that was too sma...
- great depression
Are We Ever Happy
Mankind always wants things but when they accomplish their goal, humans are not as happy as they think. The challenge of all of it is very exciting for a lot of people. Once they get what they want it seems less important then. Humans have a bad habit of taking things for granted. Once mankind reaches his goal, sometimes their not even happy with what they have just done. Once the excitement is gone, humans often loose interest.
- Play within a play
07 September 2010
The Great Depression: America, 1929-1941
This book was written by Mc Elvaine back in 1993.
His ideology of the Great Depression in the United States is a well putting together narrative, largely chronological. In this interpretive history, the author discusses the causes and the results of the worst depression in American history, covering the time from 1929 to 1941. Its emphasis is on people and p...
- HOTEL RWANDA
Hotel Rwanda is a story about a country in central Africa that turned violent after their president
is assassinated. Throughout all of this a man by the name of Paul Rusesabagina who was a
Hutu and a hotel manager, would find himself giving refuge and saving thousand of lives at the
expense of his own.
The event takes place in the county of Rwanda located in the central part of Africa. The events occur in the year 2004 from the month of April to June....