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You Can’t kill hope

You Can;t Kill Hope A Fire You Can;t Put Out, by Andrew Manis, is a very detailed biography of Fred Shuttlesworth. The book highlights many events that took place during the Civil Rights movement and Shuttlesworth;s fight against segregation. The most significant issue presented, in my opinion, is Shuttlesworth;s strong-willed personality, which drove him to Read more about You Can’t kill hope[…]

YorkTown

The Battle of Yorktown was the climax of the Revolutionary War.The combined forces of George Washington, Admiral de Grasse, General Rochambeau, and General Lafayette were enough to converge on the largest concentration of British forces, overtake them and force a surrender. With planning, skill, and courage, the army was able to defeat the Generals Rochambeau Read more about YorkTown[…]

Yellow Journalism

Yellow journalism, or "yellow press", refers to an unethical, irresponsible brand of journalism given to hoaxes, altered photographs, screaming headlines, "scoops", frauds, and endless promotions of the newspapers themselves. This term wasfirst used in the 1890's to describe the competition between two rival New York City newspapers, the World, and the Journal. In 1883, Joseph Read more about Yellow Journalism[…]

Years of Change

Years of Change4. The hopes and dreams of the League of Nation were quite realistic, although they simply rushed into them to fast. First of all, they tried to maintain the Treaty of Versailles. This frustarated Germany from the start, because they felt as though their honor was robbed from them. Later on, the League Read more about Years of Change[…]

Yea Or Nay

Dear honorable gentleman, the strenuous road to full and virtuous independence has come to an ultimate crossroad.We, representing all New Yorkers, have been given the vital decision regarding the ratification of the proposed Constitution.We have pledged to promote what is best for our people, and the optimum way to proceed in this manner is by Read more about Yea Or Nay[…]

Yassir Arafat : a man of conviction and courage

Yasser Arafat: A man of courage and conviction AT 2:30 (GMT), an eerie silence shrouded the military hospital in Paris. A hope, an inspiration, a man of courage and convictions died. Yasser Arafat (1929-2004), president of Palestinian National Organization (PNO), chairman of Palestine liberation organization (PLO) and Nobel laureate (1994), who had led the Palestinian Read more about Yassir Arafat : a man of conviction and courage[…]

Yalta Conference

The Yalta Conference was one of the most important events in history, let alone, this century. It took place from February 4 to February 11, 1945, at Yalta,Crimea, a port/resort. The three main individuals at this meeting were Churchill of Great Britain, Roosevelt of the United States and Stalin of the U.S.S.R, known back then, Read more about Yalta Conference[…]

wyatt earp

Wyatt Earp, born Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, was born on March 19, 1848 in Manmouth, Illinois to Nicholas and Virginia Earp.When Wyatt was two, his parents moved him across the Mississippi River to Pella, Iowa.He was considered a great western lawman.Hisfirst experience as a lawman was as a constable of Lamar, Missouri for four months Read more about wyatt earp[…]

WWl

There were many pros and cons of the United States getting involved in World War I.Some reasons are as follows. Economics – trade, banking, industry – all are affected by war.A permanent stance of neutrality by the U.S. would have permanently scarred our relationships with GBR and France.Possible protection of our borders, with the Zimmerman Read more about WWl[…]