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    September 18, 2016 at 6:30pm, I had the privilege of attending Dirty Dancing, the classic story on stage written by Eleanor Bergstein at the Memphis, Tennessee Orpheum. Bergstein is an American writer who wrote and co-produced the popular film Dirty Dancing back in the 80’s. She wrote the story based partly off her own childhood. James Powell was the director, Trinity Wheeler was the producer, and Michele Lynch was the choreographer for this musical. With this being a musical there were many songs throughout the play, but two of the main songs from the original movie that transferred into this musical where Do You Love Me by the Contours and (I’ve Had) The Time of my Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes. The Dirty Dancing Musical is…

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    Revolution practices a non- discriminating policy for woman who served in the American Revolution. However, this is a white organization meaning black African Americans are not able to be apart of it. Marian Anderson 's connection between this organization is her decline at performing in one of Washington 's most prestigious venue. The constitutional Hall in Washington D.C was the headquarters for this organization and therefore, in 1939, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) refused…

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    Massachusetts majoring in political history and government. After Harvard, he attended Columbia Law School for three additional years, where he dropped out on passing the bar exam.1 He never graduated from law school. While in college, he became engaged to his fifth cousin Eleanor Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt’s niece. They were married March 17, 1905 in New York, New York. Roosevelt had five children, Anna, James, Elliot, Franklin Jr., and John. After college, Roosevelt entered politics,…

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    They were shown as great political partners but even greater friends. The film was very accurate when it came to Howe. Everything from his sickly small stature, his strong personality and his role and relationship with both Eleanor and Franklin was covered. He was so important that many actually said that he was agreeably the most influential person in the making of Franklin and Eleanor’s successful political careers (“American Experience…”). The movie also showed truth in the relationship…

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    for organizing the Wasps. On May 18, 1953 Cochran became the first woman to break a record she went 625.5 miles per hour. She still does hold the most speed and distance and today still no one broke the record. On a trip to Miami, Florida, in 1932, Jacqueline Cochran went to a society dinner where she met her husband Floyd . In 1936 She married Floyd Bostwick Oldum the couple got married in Kingsman Arizona on May eleventh. She won the Women‘s Aviation Association award for being the most…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt On November 9, 2016 the United States woke up with new leadership elected to lead our country. Eight three years ago Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt was walking through the doors of the White House, poised to forge a new path for First Ladies over the next 12 years. Eleanor Roosevelt exemplified characteristics of a visionary and ethical leader by lobbying for human rights; emphasizing issues surrounding women, children, and race (Biography.com). Visionary Leader In 1927, she bought…

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    Evita Perón: La Primera Dama The year is 1919. The world has just welcomed an illegitimate baby girl who will go on to achieve greatness as the first lady of Argentina. Her name, María Eva Duarte. Even though she had a tough childhood, grew up poor, and dropped out of high school, she lived to overcome many odds.Through her humanitarian efforts and her time served as the first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron is considered one of the most influential people in Argentine history. Eva had a tough…

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    Volleyball has been played for over 100 years. The game of volleyball has been changed several times science William G. Morgan invented it back in 1895. He was a graduate from Springfield, Illinois college of the YMCA. The name of the game has been changed three times. Volleyball is now played all around the world. William G. Morgan is the son of George Henry Morgan and Nancy Chatfield. He was born in Lockport, New York, United States on January 23, 1870. He was the oldest and most intelligent…

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    In her essay, “Eleanor Roosevelt, October 11, 1884-November 7, 1962-She Made a Difference”, author Fran Burke attempts to enlighten readers of former First Lady Roosevelt’s legacy both in and out of politics. By mentioning several organizations that Eleanor was actively involved in, Burke develops Eleanor as a caring and dedicated individual. Although primarily focusing on Eleanor’s politicization, “She Made a Difference” effectively illustrates Eleanor’s humanitarian efforts and strives to…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson Many people have good characteristics and bad characteristics. In the historical article Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson, Eleanor Roosevelt helps Marian Anderson to perform in the Constitution Hall. However instead of performing there Marian Anderson performed at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939. Eleanor Roosevelt showed many characteristics that she had, but the two characteristics that stood out were how helpful and brave she was.…

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