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    Cyrus McCormick, also known as “The Father of Modern Agriculture”, is one of the most influential agricultural leaders in America. His invention, the mechanical reaper, not only changed the way farmers could harvest crops but it also improved their techniques tremendously. Furthermore, farmers did not need as many employees to work on their farm as they did before the mechanical reaper, resulting in the farmer paying less for farm hands and also more crops being produced by the machine faster. Farmer’s profits increased which made their businesses rise in value. Over time, his invention has become more modernized and is very beneficial to people in the agricultural fields. In the rural state of Virginia, Cyrus McCormick was raised by…

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    Did anyone know that Cyrus Mccormick invention has created over 4.5 million loaves of bread into Chicago? Cyrus was born in February 15, 1809 and at a young age Cyrus started inventing things for agriculture. His father worked on it for 22 years and a 22 year old kid came and finished the reaper. Cyrus has started a very worldwide and international company that is still known today. Cyrus wanted to create a company that will be remembered, and Cyrus has a brilliant invention the reaper. His…

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    The most important agricultural invention at the time was the McCormick reaper. This was invented in 1831 by a Virginian farmer named Cyrus McCormick. It cut the time it took to harvest crops tremendously. This meant all the crops could be harvested and farmers could have another job to earn extra money. It was such a great invention that it won international acclaim in the first world’s fair. It was beneficial to everyone. It was such a perfect invention that even today, farmers still use the…

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    Cyrus McCormick invented another significant agricultural invention that revolutionized farming, the mechanical reaper. He invented the reaper so it would cut the grain. It came in handy because before this, people would have to do it by hand and it took several hours. He spent all of his time in his father's workshop trying to figure out stuff to do A lot of other people tried to invent the reaper and they kept failing and couldn't figure it out. In 1832 Cyrus tried to make the reaper himself.…

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    The McCormick reaper in which was created by Cyrus Hall McCormick assisted with increasing wheat production. This increased extremely fast that the plant was moved to Chicago. This assisted with farmers being able to farm more land for their businesses and helped to assist with making them a larger profit. The cotton gin helped increase the production that took place for cotton and cotton became a very profitable market within the South, in which at the same time, increased slavery. Mills and…

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    Let Go Let Gov Satire

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    Governments do share a common trait with God. The idea of a government is something that has been around since the dawn of man and has been discussed and debated about for about just the same number of years. One form of discussion is through satire like South Park. "Let Go Let Gov" is an example of an episode of the show that makes a point about people's thoughts about the government and certain actions of the government. The creators take a stance against those who are too doubtful of the…

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    Society Kings Reigns Cyrus: 560-530 BC Darius: 522-486 BC Xerxes: 486-465 BC Artaxerxes: 465-425 BC What was Susa? Susa was originally the capital of Elam, located in a fertile agricultural area. Darius I is credited with transforming the city into the administrative capital for the Persian kings. It was accessible to Babylon, Ecbatana and the eastern parts of the empire. Identify three Royal Palaces in this period Susa, Pasargadae and Persepolis Who or what was Bel Marduk? Bel…

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    do. People were just waiting to here what happened. By the end of the day, the principal got on the intercom and announced that all after school activities were cancelled for the day. We also stood for a moment of silence for the victims. My older sister was home from college and picked me and my younger sister up from school that afternoon. She ran up and hugged us both and I asked her why because she wasn’t an affectionate person. She said something along the lines of: ‘Are you kidding me?…

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    Between 1792 and 1750 B.C.E., Hammurabi was an emperor of Mesopotamia. Hammurabi had a great army when he was emperor and was able to keep his empire strong. He had such great war tactics that he was able to gain control of Sumer and Akkad once again and reunite Mesopotamia to almost exactly how it was under Sargon. Not only was he good at war tactics, but he was good at keeping peace among his people. He made sure to make sure Sumerian ways would continue to exist. Hammurabi came up with a set…

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    Cyrus The Great Hyperbole

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    man’s name was Cyrus the Great. As his title suggests, Cyrus the Great was highly regarded by his subjects, as well as people born years after his passing. “Father” to the Iranians, and “Liberator” to the Babylonians, Cyrus earned every title he was given. A compassionate, but successful military leader, Cyrus taught tolerance for religious diversity through his actions as King, and immediately became one of the most influential people in world history. However, his…

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