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Musical Performances
Musical Performances
Musical Performances Cailen Waddell Mr. Cutchins Adv. US History 12/14/98 Throughout time music has been a form of communication between people of all ages. Franklin County, PA and Augusta County, VA were no exception. The musical community thrived in these two counties giving a number of public performances. Before the war musical performances were local social gatherings for townspeople. During the war, these events took on a function in addition to entertainment. They became fundraisers to su
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt ˙Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York on January 30, 1882, the son of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. His parents and private tutors provided him with almost all his formative education. President Roosevelt\'s boyhood home is a popular related attraction at the Hyde Park historic site. The house, on a 188-acre estate, contains an office which the President referred to as his Summer White House. From this room he broadcast the last speech of his
No One Can Hide From Death
No One Can Hide From Death
No One Can Hide From Death In The Masque of Red Death, Edgar Allen Poe tells a story of human denial and struggle with death, especially among the wealthy. Poe uses powerful images of sensual texture, color and symbols to show the passing of time and life. Prince Prospero along with a thousand hale and lighthearted friends from among the knights and dames of his court (202) sought a haven from the Red Death that is devastating the country. They lived together in the prince\'s luxurious abb
Sports Therapy
Sports Therapy
Sports Therapy Today in sports athletes endure many mental and physical obstacles from there competitive environment. Many of today\'s best athletes work with sports psychologists to help them handle the pressures found in this competitive atmosphere. One question that athletes ask is, why cant they play in big games as well as they anticipate themselves doing? Sports psychologists feel that spending all their time on body conditioning and athletic skills will not ensure that athletes reach thei
History of Rock and Roll
History of Rock and Roll
History of Rock and Roll In the early 50’s, at the end of the big band swing era, came a form of music that, like others, parents would reject and their children would love. This type of music is known as Rock and Roll. Rock and Roll is defined as a popular type of music played on electric instruments and characterized by a strong beat and much repetition. Simply this means music that kids like, music that parents hate, and in some places banned from schools. Although there are many different ty
GRADUATION SPEECH
GRADUATION SPEECH
GRADUATION SPEECH It is a privilege to be here to speaking tonight to the Class of 1998. As I thought of what I should speak about tonight, I tried to think about What would a high school graduating senior want to hear? I believe the first and foremost thing they want to hear tonight is their name over the PA, and walk across the stage to receive their diploma. Secondly, I think they would want to hear about the tremendous job that they have done in their 4 years here at Columbia City High Sch
Dynasties and Their Artwork
Dynasties and Their Artwork
Dynasties and Their Artwork It is said that ceramics first began in China 6,000 years ago during what is called the New Stone Age. The earliest pottery ware was made by hand. Clay was fired at a temperature of 500-600 C. It wasn’t until during the Yangshao and Longshan Cultures that painted pottery first began to appear. The Qin Dynasty holds a responsible hand in the artwork of early China. Their statues which were called terra-cota, meaning baked earth, were discovered during the early 20th ce
Gothic The new crave for teens
Gothic The new crave for teens
Gothic The new crave for teens by: Alan Tenney Introduction One Day Me and a lady friend were driving to Taco Bell. A friend of mine who is know gothic had been telling me of these underground parties called Raves. Well as we entered the parking lot. We noticed all these teenager dressed in black and drinking. There was loud music some of the girls were topless, is was really freaky looking. I immediately new what is was. Later that week Fox 11 did a special report on these parties and the peo
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Some call it the demon weed some call it just plane fun well here is the official statistics on the plant known as Marijuana. For starters we’ll go with the health part of the plant. Many “Educational” and or other health videos in school have you believe that Marijuana is going to ruin your life and leave you brain dead, but there has been no known proof that it has had any long term brain damage to the human brain. The only damage suggested by American Medical Association (AMA) is th
Werner Heisenberg and the Heisenberg Uncertainty P
Werner Heisenberg and the Heisenberg Uncertainty P
Werner Heisenberg and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Werner Heisenberg, born in the dawn of the twentieth century became one of its greatest physicists; he is also among its most controversial. While still in his early twenties, he was among the handful of bright, young men who created quantum mechanics, the basic physics of the atom, and he became a leader of nuclear physics and elementary particle research. He is best known for his uncertainty principle, a component of the so-called Cope
Jim Morrison and Susan Sontag
Jim Morrison and Susan Sontag
Jim Morrison and Susan Sontag Jim Morrison is the lead singer of the classic rock and roll band The Doors. Jim Morrison not only was the lead vocalist in the famous sixties band, he was also the writer of most but not all of The Doors songs and the author of many poems. Susan Sontag is an accomplished author. Some of Susan Sontag\'s works include essays, reviews, editing, novels and short stories. Although at first Jim Morrison and Susan Sontag appear to have nothing or very little in common,
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Overview Born : March 24, 1919 Birthplace : Yonkers, New York Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet, innovator, and publisher, received his M.A. from Columbia University in 1948 and his doctorate from the Sorbonne in 1950. Ferlinghettti spent 1941to 1945 in the U.S. Navy, serving as a command officer during the Normandy invasion. After the war, Ferlinghetti worked for Time magazine in the mail room. He eventually left this tedious dead-end job to attend Columbia in pursuit of his li
Drug Use
Drug Use
Drug Use Trends in drug use among youth are indirectly attributable to trends in society. Although drugs have always been around in one form or another, their early influences on society trace back to just before the 1930’s. Marijuana was a popular drug among Mexican laborers, jazz musicians, and so-called beatniks. Then after major social changes that took place in 1930, The government cracked down on marijuana use. In 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act…made the use and sale of marijuana without a
Popular music
Popular music
Popular music Popular music is: music that is enjoyed by the largest possible audience. It includes country music, folk music, rhythm and blues ( R & B), musical comedy, jazz, marches, rock n\' roll, and ragtime. Popular music is primarily listened to by young people. In his book, Sound Effects, Simon Frith said that popular music has been about growing up, and that it has been like this since the beginning of the century.1 However, the popular music industry is based largely on the sale of re
Chinese Music
Chinese Music
Chinese Music Chinese Music, the body of vocal and instrumental music composed and played by the Chinese people. For several thousand years Chinese culture was dominated by the teachings of the philosopher Confucius, who conceived of music in the highest sense as a means of calming the passions and of dispelling unrest and lust, rather than as a form of amusement. The ancient Chinese belief that music is meant not to amuse but to purify one\'s thoughts finds particular expression in the cult of
Three Waves of Ska
Three Waves of Ska
Three Waves of Ska Music is one medium through which a generation can express itself. For a generation of suppressed, restless, working-class youths living in early 1960\'s Jamaica, this voice was a genre of music known as ska. Since its original appearance, ska has resurfaced twice. Ska music has been presented to three generations of fans in three separate waves. Its humble beginnings lead to one of the most influential styles of music present in the world. By 1962, Jamaica was no longer und
Music Bands
Music Bands
Music Bands Most people do not think of bands when they think of entrepreneurs. This is wrong because bands are risk takers and have many aspects of business. They must market their product, they must sell their merchandise, they have managers and contracts like any other business. In this paper, I will investigate the journey to success of one band named TOOL. If facts, lyrics, and guidance are what you are seeking from Tool, then too bad. Tool advise you to think for yourself, before somebody
THe 1960's
THe 1960's
THe 1960\'s Many social changes that were addressed in the 1960s are still the issues being confronted today. the \'60s was a decade of social and political upheaval. in spite of all the turmoil, there were some positive results: the civil rights revolution, john f. Kennedy\'s bold vision of a new frontier, and the breathtaking advances in space, helped bring about progress and prosperity. however, much was negative: student and anti-war protest movements, political assassinations, and ghetto ri
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest composers in Western musical history. More than 1,000 of his compositions survive. Some examples are the Art of Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations for Harpsichord, the Mass in B- Minor, the motets, the Easter and Christmas oratorios, Toccata in F Major, French Suite No 5, Fugue in G Major, Fugue in G Minor (The Great), St. Matthew Passion, and Jesu Der Du Meine Seele. He came from a family of musicians. There
Psychological Disturbance: Social Complaints
Psychological Disturbance: Social Complaints
Psychological Disturbance: Social Complaints A noise need not be at all loud to be disturbing. Think of the dripping tap. I have known musicians, for instance, whose ire is immediately aroused if they enter a room where background music is present. Others may be irritated by the sound of a certain voice, a neighbour\'s pet, or even the modest hum of a computer. Regardless of the magnitude of annoying sounds, there is no doubt that public complaints everywhere are on a massive upward swing. Noise
Social Changes
Social Changes
Social Changes Many social changes that were addressed in the 1960s are still the issues being confronted today. the \'60s was a decade of social and political upheaval. in spite of all the turmoil, there were some positive results: the civil rights revolution, john f. Kennedy\'s bold vision of a new frontier, and the breathtaking advances in space, helped bring about progress and prosperity. however, much was negative: student and anti-war protest movements, political assassinations, and ghetto
The Dark Genius of the Short Story
The Dark Genius of the Short Story
The Dark Genius of the Short Story Many authors have made great contributions to the world of literature. Mark Twain introduced Americans to life on the Mississippi. Jack London told of the courage of many on the Alaskan Frontier. Another author that made an influence on literature is Edgar Allan Poe. Poe is known as the father of the American short story. To understand the literary contributions of Edgar Allan Poe, one must look at his early life, his literary life, and a summary of two of his
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in Florence, Italy. Ever since birth he was in love with the study of science and art. Leonardo da Vinci did not only influence his culture with his art work, but with his numerous inventions and his study on the human body. Leonardo was a determined man who changed his culture by going against his society and following his dreams. By following his dreams he did what no man had ever done before. Leonardo introduced a new style of pai
Latin Report
Latin Report
Latin Report Tom Nigro per.6 The year is 20 B.C. and I live in the Roman Empire, actually I live in the city of Rome itself. The Roman Empire is the greatest power in the world. Although I have not traveled much I know that it is composed of the Italian peninsula, lands around the Mediterranean Sea, from the British Isles to North Africa and from Spain to the Persian Gulf. It has taken more than 700 years for Rome to establish such a large empire and fought many wars to do so. We are a republic,
The rock 'n' roll craze of the 1950s and 60s was c
The rock 'n' roll craze of the 1950s and 60s was c
The rock 'n' roll craze of the 1950s and 60s was changing the way young people entertained themselves. Teenagers clad in the latest fashions would gather in dance halls, or discos, and perform dance fads like the stomp and the boogaloo. The twist, named after the popular Chubby Checker song, was especially popular. It was the first major dance style that did not require a partner, so anyone could try it. Australian music charts in the 1960s were dominated by American and British music and bands
IB History Ed
IB History Ed
IB History Ed The impact of WWII on Russia 240, 244 The Second World War was, without dispute, one of the most violent and deadly conflicts in human history, costing dozens of millions of lives in the process. The bulk of it being Soviet Russian forces, with almost 2 and a half million Soviet soldiers' lives claimed in the war. Furthermore, the rural landscape was left in tatters, as Stalin's scorched-earth policy, repeated by the Germans in their disastrous retreat, left its prosperous West
Unit 1
Unit 1
Unit 1 Title: Harrison Bergeron Suggested Time: 5 (45 minutes per day) Common Core ELA Standards: RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RL.9- 10.10; W.9-10.1, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.9; SL.9-10.1; L.9-10.1, L.9-10.2, L.9- 10.4 Teacher Instructions Preparing for Teaching 1. Read the Big Ideas and Key Understandings and theSynopsis. Please do not read this to the students. This is a description for teachers about the big ideas and key understanding that students should take away after completing t
How Music Heals
How Music Heals
How Music Heals I strongly believe that no matter who you are, where you're from or what you're going through, everybody can relate and connect through music. Despite living in a world where there's an array of opinions and beliefs, music can be the bond that unifies us all, if you're willing to open your mind and watch it run its course. So often I heard individuals pass music and musicians off as a fake industry whose main goal is simply sell records and manipulate the easily influenced. It's
History of The Internet
History of The Internet
History of The Internet Phillip Johnson The Internet is a worldwide connection of thousands of computer networks. All of them speak the same language, TCP/IP, the standard protocol. The Internet allows people with access to these networks to share information and knowledge. Resources available on the Internet are chat groups, e-mail, newsgroups, file transfers, and the World Wide Web. The Internet has no centralized authority and it is uncensored. The Internet belongs to everyone and to no one.
Merchant Of Venice Essay
Merchant Of Venice Essay
Merchant Of Venice Essay Many people are villainous in the way they act, and their villainous acts may be rooted in the desire to destroy others, or in the hopes of elevating themselves. Many people may only act villainous in reaction to the way they have been treated in the past. Shylock the Jew is the villain or antagonist in the play The Merchant of Venice. Shylock mistreats Antonio the Christian, his daughter, Jessica and Launcelot. The first person Shylock mistreats, is Launcelot. He mist
Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses Lisa Weinstein Nonfiction Piece January 17, 2000 Metamorphoses The loud cries of teenagers fill the night, their laughter and screams echo through the streets. The many partygoers crowd the narrow sidewalks, stumbling and leaning on each other for support. This is the typical Friday night in State College. The dance party music resonates from each fraternity house as well as the tall apartment buildings that tower over the town. The smell of beer fills the air. Turning away from ga
Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis Metamorphosis The method in Kafka\'s Metamorphosis is very direct. From his attention grabbing first sentence until the end of the 58 page story, Kafka bluntly tells the story of Gregor Samsa who found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin. While most, if not all, critics treat the story as an extended metaphor, the text presents almost no evidence that Gregor’s predicament isn’t genuine. It can not be that Gregor simply sees himself as this hideous creature, because
Mind body weekness
Mind body weekness
mind body weekness The Mind, Music, and Behavior abstract The main purpose of the paper is to investigate and present the relationship between the mind, music, and human behavior. For this purpose, research is presented on previous works and studies that link music with the mind. Based on this research, music increases neurotransmitter levels. Soft or mellow music has a tendency to promote tranquillity, while music with tempo sometimes distracts. Human memories can be cued by music, and music ca
Miss brill
Miss brill
miss brill Critical Analysis: Miss Brill Katherine Mansfield’s short story into the heart and mind of the aging Miss Brill captures the spirit of human nature’s desire to feel important. The short story revolves around its one main character, Miss Brill who suffers from a lack of purpose or significance. Miss Brill appears to be living an illusion of importance because in reality she is scarcely noticed and needed. The author tells the story through the eyes of an outsider who possess such a fam
MTV and The Madonna Phenomenon
MTV and The Madonna Phenomenon
MTV and The Madonna Phenomenon Madonna\'s intuitive grasp on the televisual world in which we live- of the medium\'s possibilities for engaging spectators in diverse ways- that in part accounts for her success. She is the supreme television heroine. (E. Ann Kaplan 271) What are the main theories which we have studied so far and how have they affected how you view television?-This is the question which this paper is supposed to answer. Obviously there is not enough time or space in which to d
Mozart
Mozart
Mozart MOZART Mozart is perhaps the greatest musical genius who ever lived. Mozart \'s full name is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Most people called him Mozart or Wolfgang. Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria, January 27, 1756. Mozart is the greatest musical child prodigy who ever lived. He began composing minuets at the age of 5 and symphonies at age 9. His father took him on a series of concert tours together with his sister, Maria Anna; born four and one-half years before Mozart. She too, was a c
Multiculturalism in the US
Multiculturalism in the US
Multiculturalism in the US Multiculturalism in the United States Who is an American? This question is very difficult to answer. According to the Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary the definition is: American: adj. 1. Pertaining to the United States of America. 2. pertaining to North or South America. -n 1.a citizen of the United States. 2. an inhabitant of America. This definition is still unclear. What is to pertain? According to the same source: Pertain: v. 1. have reference; relate 2. belo
My Room
My Room
My Room Every time I open the door to my room, waves of hot and musty scents of piss and sweat fill my nose. I have a contentious debate with myself whether or not to open my closet. I\'m afraid that the dead mice of sugar hungry ants will invade my subconsious and give me bad dreams. Debates over, closet lost. I guess I\'ll listen to some music. I walk to my stereo, put in Polvo, and listen to Bat Radar over and over again. Suddenly I have the urge to write, so I push the magazines, clothes, sm
Never Cry Wolf
Never Cry Wolf
Never Cry Wolf In this essay I will cover main differences between the book and the movie giving my opinion of why these changes were necessary in the making of this film. I will discuss the purpose of Mowat writing this book and explain how the movie gets the point across. Mowat’s feelings and my own on the movie verses the book will be shared at the end of the document. In the beginning of the movie we don’t know where Tyler is coming from, who he is, and why he is going to this place. The fil
Women As News Anchors
Women As News Anchors
Women As News Anchors Women in all careers are striving to gain equality in the work force today, and female television news anchors are definitely part of the fight. The road to television news anchoring is a rocky one, where only a few women survive and many fail. Where progress was once thought to have been made, there aren\'t many females getting ahead in the world of television news. Today, there is a very slow, if any, gain in the numbers of women who succeed. There are many questions surr
Phantom of the Opera
Phantom of the Opera
Phantom of the Opera #65279;Ben Brown English November 17, 1999 Phantom of the Opera In the novel, Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux, we are introduced to a character known to everyone as the mysterious Opera Ghost. His character in this book is very complex. Although the Opera Ghost is very ugly physically and mentally, through his actions, we can find much beauty. During the masked ball we are given, what the reader believes at the time, a very good physical description of the Opera Ghost
Picking Up The Pieces- An analytical look at why t
Picking Up The Pieces- An analytical look at why t
Picking Up The Pieces- An analytical look at why the village Picking Up The Pieces An analytical look at why the village of Umofia fell apart Faith has always been a guiding force in man’s life. Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart is a story that describes the effects of a new Christian religion in a tribal village of Africa. The tribe has their own language, known as Obi, a dignified culture and a value system that has continued for many years as they trace back into their ancestry. Yet, vo
PLATONIC IDEALS OF LOVE
PLATONIC IDEALS OF LOVE
PLATONIC IDEALS OF LOVE SHAKESPEARE\'S SONNET 116 AND SONNET 130 BOTH DESCRIBE LOVE IN DIFFERENT WAYS BUT BOTH SHOW THE IDEALS OF PLATONIC LOVE. THE THREE STAGES OF PLATONIC LOVE IS THE LOVE OF BODY, THE LOVE OF MIND AND THE LOVE OF SOUL. SHAKESPEARE DISCUSSES THE LOVE, OR LACK THERE OF, BODY IN SONNET 130 BY SAYING THAT HIS LOVE DOES NOT NEED TO BE COMELY TO SIGHT FOR HIM TO BE HAPPY WITH HER. HE DESCRIBES HOW ACTUALLY UNATTRACTIVE SHE IS BY COMPARING HER HAIR TO BLACK WIRES AND BY SAYING HER
Poem about life moving too fast
Poem about life moving too fast
Poem about life moving too fast Slow Dance Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round? Or listened to the rain slapping on the ground? Ever followed a butterfly\'s erratic flight? Or gazed at the sun into the fading night? You better slow down. Don\'t dance so fast. Time is short. The music won\'t last. Do you fly through each day on wings of platinum? When you ask How are you? Do you hear the reply? When the day is done do you lie in your bed With the next hundred chores running through you
Prejudice In Maycomb
Prejudice In Maycomb
Prejudice In Maycomb Prejudice in Maycomb Two major people in To Kill A Mockingbird are prejudged; Boo Radley and Tom Robinson. One man is the victim of prejudice; Atticus Finch. These men are mockingbirds. For a mockingbird has never hurt anyone, and neither has Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, nor Tom Robinson. . Boo Radley is prejudged because he chooses to stay in his domicile. While Tom Robinson is prejudged because of his color. Atticus Finch becomes a victim of prejudice due to his valiancy to
Racsism
Racsism
Racsism Racism is a certain kind of prejudice, based on faulty reasoning and inflexible generalizations toward a specific group. The word prejudice comes from the Latin noun praejudicium, which means a judgment based on previous decisions formed before the facts were known. If a person allows their prejudiced beliefs to block the progress of another, it is discrimination. Those who exclude all members of a race from certain types of employment, housing, political rights, educational opportunitie
The music rap only a decade and a haft old , final
The music rap only a decade and a haft old , final
Rap The music rap only a decade and a haft old , finally notice by the world in 1990 as real music had has its real downfall with violence and corruption that surounds this new kind of music. Its gotten so bad 1/20 people that listen to rap has run into the law that been influence by listening to music.That in order to stop all this violence that involves rap we must learn to understand were their coming from why the offending lyrics. 2 years ago a rapper named Ice Cube(O\'shea Jackson) sang at
Ray Bradbury's 'Something Wicked This Way Comes'
Ray Bradbury's 'Something Wicked This Way Comes'
Ray Bradbury\'s \'Something Wicked This Way Comes\' David Glasgo Modules 15-16 Dec 20, 1996 Someone knows your secret dream, that one great wish that you would pay anything for. That person suddenly makes your dream come true - before you learn the price you have to pay. Ray Bradbury\'s, Something Wicked This Way Comes, is a chilling and suspenseful thriller, making a boy\'s secret dream come true right before his own eyes and that of his friend\'s too. The story in this book continually jumps b
Realism In The Great Gatsby
Realism In The Great Gatsby
Realism In The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald\'s The Great Gatsby has been labelled a masterpiece, and perhaps even one of the greatest novels of all time. In order to be revered as a classic, a novel must have one or more qualities that place it above the rest. One of The Great Gatsby\'s best qualities is Fitzgerald\'s incredible use of realism. This realism is evident in the development of plot, setting, and characters throughout the novel. The Great Gatsby is well known for its deeply entan
Robert Browning
Robert Browning
Robert Browning Robert Browning was born on May 7, 1812, in Camberwell, which is now a part of London. He had no real formal education so he was largely self educated. His father was a smart man with an extensive library. His mother was kindly, religious minded woman, who loved music and her brilliant son. He lived at his parents house almost until the time of his marriage. He attended a boarding school near Camberwell and spent a little bit of his time traveling to places like Russia and Italy.