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  • Farewell To Arms By Ernest Hemingway: An Analysis

    World War I was very tragic time, and only a few novelist captured the true lives of people who lived during that time. Ernest Hemingway, an english author who was in the Italian first aid during World War I, is one of the novelist who show an aspect of life during World War I in the novel Farewell to Arms. Hemingway tries to show what people had to deal with during those times. A man named Fredi, who is an american in the Italian first aid, meets a woman who he falls in love with. He tries to…

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  • What Are Thoughts Powerful?

    we use our thoughts in the right way. For example, what if Benjamin Franklin hadn’t acted upon his thought of attaching a key to a silk ribbon in a thunderstorm? That great thought led to the invention of electricity. Or, what if Alexander Graham Bell didn’t act on the thought of experimenting with primitive sound transmitters and receivers that led to the creation of the telephone? We would all still be in the dark sending smoke signals. These two great men did not let fear or doubt…

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  • Eugenics Argumentative Essay

    Eugenics is quite the term to the common ear, and for those who have heard someone speak of it probably aren’t familiar with the ethical intricacies lie behind it. A British scholar named Sir Francis Galton pioneered eugenics in the 1930’s, and defined it as the desire for offspring to be “well-born” (Introduction to Eugenics). Eugenics involves manipulation of human reproduction, in an effort to improve bloodlines and the overall physical and mental makeup of a man or a woman (Introduction to…

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  • Eugenics And Social Darwinism

    Herbert Spencer was thought to be the father of social Darwinism. He initially came up with the term survival of the fittest. Eugenics and social Darwinism were both similar since eugenics originated from social Darwinism of the late nineteenth century. "Eugenics" was thought of in 1883 by the English researcher Francis Galton, who was the cousin of Charles Darwin. Galton characterized the expression "eugenics” as the theory of hereditary improvement of the human race by selective breeding. The…

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  • Alexander Graham Bell: A Life Of Invention

    Alexander Graham Bell was an inventive man who changed the future with everything that he invented. He was a man who started out with teaching the deaf how to communicate. He didn’t just randomly start inventing things. Alexander Graham Bell revolutionized the world with his telephone, schools for the deaf, his other inventions, his integrity as a man and with his family, even though he did not always receive the credit he was due. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, and…

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  • Helen Keller: Blind And Deaf Community

    1880 In Tuscumbia, Alabama. Helen had a normal childhood until at the age of 19 months, she was stricken with an unknown illness that left her blind and deaf. Helen’s mom, Katherine noticed something was wrong when Helen didn’t react to the dinner bell or a hand waving in front of her face. Helen’s friend, Martha Washington, developed a way for them to communicate with one another. Although, communication was very limited and Helen struggled in the world of darkness. She would often kick or…

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  • The American Civil War: The Gilded Age

    The years after the American Civil War have been characterized by Mark Twain and others as “The Gilded Age”. By this statement he means, this period was glittering on the surface but corrupt underneath. Historians have come to the conclusion that there was a decline of human value and low morals from 1870-1910. This was a period of greed, corruption, with Robber Barons, shady business tactics, and horrible political power. However, this era was the making of the modern world. We now have…

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  • Alexander Bell: The Rise Of Inventions

    Since the primordial times, the humanity felt the necessity to devise tools that would facilitate their daily activities. In a time where the world was craving for new devices, the inventors appeared. However, the rise of inventions is not limited to today’s world, and to understand that we should first define what an invention is. From my understanding, an invention is nothing more than a complex process of creating a new device; to rephrase it, when someone invents a tool, he or she is…

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  • The Telephone: The Invention Of The Telephone

    years ago with a simple microphone. Year 1876 Alexander G. Bell received his patent on the telephone. This was a revolutionary invention that awed the general public. Only three days after filing the patent Bell called his assistant Mr. Watson from a nearby room and said the famous first message on the telephone “Mr. Watson, come here, I need you”. [1] Bell was however not first with experimenting with telephones but many people recognize Bell as the inventor of the telephone. The original…

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  • Evolution Of National Geographic Society

    Photographs became an important tool for the National Geographic and helped with its ongoing efforts of positioning itself between the boundaries of science and entertainment (Lutz and Collins 1993:27). Alexander Graham Bell took over the National Geographic Society in 1898, and hired Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor who saw the potential in photographs increasing the magazine’s popularity (Lutz and Collins 1993:27). In 1905 Grosvenor published photographs that were sent to him…

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