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  • River Bridge Lab Report

    Introduction: The bridge lab project was based on the given scenario in which a reliable bridge needed to be constructed over a river in order to alleviate traffic. The objective was to design a bridge to relieve traffic flow that was also safe, cost effective, and aesthetically pleasing. The constraints for this project included the budget and minimum height and width requirements. The max budget to purchase wood was $200, the minimum height at all points of the bridge was 3 inches, the…

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  • Truss Bridge Analysis

    Students must also follow directions and understand the prerequisite requirements associated with creating a truss bridge. This lesson plan meets these conditions because it leverages a variety of resources to assemble information about student learning as well as a wide range of appropriate assessment strategies to evaluate student progress. Students are required…

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  • Aaron Burr's Character In Aaron Hamilton: An American Musical

    Aaron Burr is the narrator of the play, singing directly to the audience at times. His character is openly introduced in the first song of the show when he says “And me? I’m the damn fool that shot him” (Miranda, Hamilton: An American Musical). Burr’s character is charged with making the transitions and providing context for the audience. He sets up the scenes and informs the audience where we are in history, which is essential because the play spans a rather long period of time. The production…

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  • How Did Thomas Jefferson Influence The Louisiana Purchase

    Thomas Jefferson who lived from the year 1743 to 1826, was the author of the declaration of independence, the third president of the United States of America and a leading figure in America 's development. He was once the governor of Virginia and later he served as The United States secretary of state, then he became the vice president under John Adams. He moved to become a president for two terms, from 1801 to 1809. During his terms as president, America became a striving nation of small…

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  • Aaron Burr's Career Path

    Aaron Burr is a major figure in American history, known for his politics, and his duel with Alexander Hamilton. He was born into a family with a history of activity in politics. Not so surprisingly, that is the career path that he followed. His original career was being a lawyer in NY. Eventually he got his first major job in politics, which was being a Senator, a position he was elected to in 1791. He increased his importance when he became the Vice President of Thomas Jefferson in 1800.…

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  • Alexander Hamilton: One Of The Founding Fathers

    Alexander Hamilton was a very important man. He was one of the founding fathers of our nation. Alexander was born in Charleston, Saint Kitts on January 11, 1755. His parents were Rachel Fawcett Lavien, and James Hamilton. His mother was abused by her first husband. She had than ran away and moved in with James Hamilton. They then had another son named James, which was Alexander’s older brother. James Hamilton had left his family a few years after Alexander was born. This left Rachel all by…

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  • Hamilton's Legacy The Seed In A Garden Analysis

    Legacy: The Seed in a Garden “There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” (Hamilton). Known as a bastard orphan, Hamilton was born and raised on an island named Nevis in the British West Indies on January 11, 1757. With a mother who died, father who vanished, and a cousin who had committed suicide, Hamilton was left alone. At the age of 14, he started working for a trading charter which imported and exported goods to…

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  • Founding Brothers The Revolutionary Generation Summary

    Founding Brothers The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis Founding Brothers The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis gives us six insightful vignettes of leaders of the early American Republic. The author reminds us that the founders did not know whether their creation would last. They did know that it was historic, that it was fragile and that it was a bold experiment. We have to judge them and their actions in that context, in light of what they knew not what has since come to be…

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  • Alexander Hamilton: One Of The Two Great Political Parties

    “Hamilton also became the esteemed leader of one of the two great political parties of the time.”(Hamilton.org) During Hamilton 's tenure as Treasury Secretary, political factions began to emerge. These became the Republicans, Now called the Democratic - Republican Party, which was led by James Madison and William Branch Giles, and included Thomas Jefferson, and the Federalists led by Hamilton and his many friends. Hamilton established a daily newspaper, at the time known as the New York Evening…

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  • Analysis Of A Magnificent Catastrophe By Edward Larson

    Hamilton and Aaron Burr expertly spinning their angles by using the politicized newspapers; therefore, reinforcing the political partnership between the candidates and their running mates. Larson says that the election, “Stamped American democracy with its distinctive partisan character” (Larson). Because of the way Larson portrays the theatrical election of 1800 and the intense electioneering of the candidates, both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson along with Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr,…

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