American inventors

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  • John Moses Brown's Interest In Gun Design

    John Moses Brown is the greatest gun designer compared to eliphalet remington. john browning has shown an interest in gun building when he built his brother a gun for his birthday. When John Moses Browning got his first real hand in designing and fabricating his first gun he was only 10, Browning made it out of an old barrel and some scrap wood laying around the shop. Browning used the gun to go hunting some prairie chickens that were roosting around his house. weather it was a overcharge or the rust in the barrel browning and his brother killed 3 chickens with one shot and that where it began. Jonathan Browning (john moses browning 's father) was one of the original settler that settled in ogden. When Jonathan arrived in ogden utah he open up a gun shop that would later create many revolutionary guns and one of the most talented gun designers in the world. Jonathan Browning was not just an average gunsmith, he has designed and built two revolutionary gun. at this time most gun were flintlock guns meaning after every shot you had to reload with powder and a ball. Jonathan Browning made a revolving rifle that rotated just like a revolving pistol and he was able to get six shots off before he had to reload. There was a flaw with this design when the gun was fired the burning powder would fly forward and burn your hand. Being the creative man browning was his created a harmonica looking magazeen that did the same thing but instead of the powder burning you arm it was shielded…

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  • Hypocrisy In Angela M. Balcita's The Americano Dream

    Balcita goes over similar issues, though on a less broad scale. Using her father’s experiences of immigrating from the Philippines to the United States, Balcita creates an engaging and relatable picture of the subtle moments of integration, while also illustrating how the great American hypocrisy affects this transition. A great example of this comes from two paragraphs discussing her father’s first job at a blood bank. The job is temporary, as he’s trying to get official certification to be a…

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  • Hip-Hop Music In The 1970's

    In 1970, the hip-hop music began in a small community in New York City at South Bronx, where drugs, violence, and poverty were common things. During the time, African- Americans are living as subordinate members in society. Basically, hip- hop music represents African Americans’ forms of music including jazz, soul, gospel, and reggae. DJ Kool Herc, was an inventor of the hip- hop music, he started music in his small apartment with young unemployed community members. There was no set of rules…

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  • What Are The Consequences Of The American Revolution

    The American Revolution was a major contributor to enduring effects on the United States. The conflict arose from growing tensions between residents of Great Britain’s 13 North American colonies around the 1770s. These disputes were created because of Britain’s excessive taxing such as the Stamp Act and the Tea Act. A phrase used by the U.S. citizens was “No taxation without representation” which caused even more conflict between the two areas. The American Revolution shaped the U.S. and created…

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  • Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father Of The American Revolution

    children. Of the titles he holds, Founding Father, inventor, and scientist are just a few. He is perhaps best known for having his face on the 100 dollar bill and “discovering” electricity. Franklin’s father was a soap and candle maker. When Franklin was only 10 years old, he was pulled out of school to assist in the family business. He also worked as an apprentice at his uncle’s printing shop as a young boy before quitting and moving to Philadelphia, where he would live for most of his life.…

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  • Sizzler And The American Dream By Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

    What is the “American Dream”? The American Dream is seen through many different angles, aspects, and goals. Everyone has his/her own definition and value(s) to how the American Dream is defined and how to accomplish their dream. For example, in Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee’s Sizzler and the Search for the American Dream, she describes how her father had “dreamed of having steak dinners every night” and how her mother “dreamed of getting lace dollies and matching china.” (Lee) So as stated before,…

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  • Benjamin Franklin's Role In The American Revolution

    Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, Scientist, statesman, and many other impressing things. His ideas helped to change the way that people thought in the colonies. He is one of the best known founding fathers and was one of the most famous people of his time (Shmoop). He helped create the Albany plan, deceleration of independence, and in getting French support for war. Benjamin Franklin was a very crucial part in the revolution and the fight for independent. His first attempt to change the…

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  • Frederick Douglass Reflection Paper

    Woodson in the Mis-Education of the Negro. To see how a book printed in the 30s still has a reflection on us today. How we have not been educated to our capabilities because in my opinion we are not seen as equals. From our class lecture I was to inform everyone on two inventors, and inventions, achievement, and about their story. It amazed me the amount of inventors that we have that has had a great impact on our lives even today, and we are not educated about them. Every year for Black History…

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  • Progressive Movement

    Although the African American fight to end discrimination in the progressive era it did not lead to immediate changes in politics, several changes did take place that impacted African Americans. Organizations such as the Niagara Movement and the NAACP both resulted in building stronger African-American communities by providing healthcare, housing, and educational services. Also, the work of Washington, Du Bois, Wells, Terrell and many others ultimately led to the protests of the Civil Rights…

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  • A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Essay

    This book is about a poor girl in Brooklyn, New York growing up to a full grown adult by encountering a lot of difficulties. First, her parents were second generation Americans and they were living under a poverty line. Because of this, she had to work before entering elementary school. Moreover, as her family was originated from Eastern Europe, she faced a fierce discrimination when she entered elementary school at the age of seven. What does the worst, her beloved father die when she was about…

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