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    Edwin Hubble Essay

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    offer proper astronomy classes. However, working with the supervision of Edwin B. Frost, the observatory’s director, Hubble made observations regularly through the Yerkes Telescope and studied on his own. As it was said, Hubble was inspired to do this at the time because of a lecture he attended at the Northwestern University of Chicago. At the lecture, Lowell astronomer, Vesto M. Slipher, presented evidence that spiral nebulae, or at the time anything that was not obviously identified as a star, were moving at a much higher velocity than stars usually moved. This suggest that these nebulae might not be a part of the Milky Way galaxy. During his tenure at Yerkes, Hubble also met George E. Hale, who founded Yerkes and at the time was the director of the Mount Wilson Observatory in Pasadena, California. Hale invited Hubble to join the Mount Wilson staff in 1916, but Hubble was delayed to accept the offer because he joined the military for World War 1 in 1917 and attained the rank of major until he was wounded in battle. After that he returned from the army and spent the rest of his career at Mount Union. Life Achievements Hubble’s first major discovery at Mount Union was the confirmation of galaxies outside the Milky-Way. Hubble identified a type of “variable star” called a Cepheid in the Andromeda nebula, or known today as the Andromeda galaxy. Hubble was able to discover several of these Cepheids, along with other objects, .and was able to calculate the distance to them from…

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    According to Robert Evans in The Kid Stays in that Picture, “There are three sides to every story: my side, your side and the truth. And no one is lying. Memories shared serve each one differently” (tvtropes.org). The two sides of a story and the truth relates to Edgar Allen Poe’s short story The Black Cat. In The Black Cat, the unnamed narrator demonstrates unreliable narration. In The Black Cat, the unnamed narrator shows characteristics of unreliable narrator: weak reasoning, weak sense of…

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    In Trifles the women had taken their own same sex side when the county attorney and the officer had been saying how Mrs. Wrights house was dirty and this is illustrated when the county officer was in the kitchen of Mrs. Wrights and washed his hand and when he was going to dry them he says “Dirty towels! Not much of a housekeeper, would you say ladies? (669). The ladies after this statement automatically take sides as if they were trying to have power and Mrs. Hale states “Those towels get dirty…

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    My person is nathan hale he was a white patriot in the american revolution. he helped with the siege on the british when there were the first casualties of war. He also served in connecticut. He was also a spy for the patriots and went to new york city to spy on the british when he was 21 years old. His last words were ¨ my only regret is that i have but one life to give for my country.¨ Hale, Nathan (June 6, 1755 - Sept. 22, 1776), patriot, spy, hanged by the British, long known as the…

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    I, Cee Jay Hale was born to Tracee Hale and Carlton Greene Sr., who met through a mutual friend. After dating for a short time they were married by May of 1999. They later divorced in 2011. Both of them are natives of Cleveland, Ohio. My mother is a product of Leola and John Hale who’ve have been married for 52 years and been together for 56 years! My grandmother Leola was born October 1, 1941 and is from Cleveland as well while my grandfather John was born March 12, 1936 in Salem, Alabama. …

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    At the beginning of The Crucible, Reverend Hale is an honorable man. He is considered to be the most intelligent man of his learnings. He shows his intelligence when he comes to Salem with his educational books full of all things of witchery and evil knowings. When he examined Betty for the Devils Mark, he used his books for support. He took his job very professionally. He did this to keep his name of a wise man. Hale starts to deteriorate when he notices the girls lies. Going against the…

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    the people of Salem in the past. Hale then goes on to explain that he doesn’t know everyone in Salem personally, so he went to meet them. Easily proving that he does not immediately believe everything he sees, and that he is not quick to judge. He has sympathy for the many women and men who have been called out as witches. Later in the play, after he found, what he believed, to be sufficient evidence, he condemned Rebecca Nurse to the gallows, although not guiltlessly. Another reason he is most…

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    Reverend Hale Quotes

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    on the character Reverend Hale from the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Reverend Hale is a character that from a selfish person only caring about his work to a person who fights for others. He has such traits as selfishness, suspicious, and culpable ness. When Reverend Hale is first shown in the play he is a very selfish but studious person. He carries a stack of books to show he is superior to the others around him. Hale at the beginning goes into Reverend Parris’ house and with him he…

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    how others are more important than yourself. This reflects on the character Reverend Hale from the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Reverend Hale is a character that from a selfish person only caring about his work to a person who fights for others. He has such traits as selfishness, suspicious, and culpable ness. When Reverend Hale is first shown in the play he is a very selfish but studious person. He carries a stack of books to show he is superior to the others around him. Hale at the…

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    Lancet Arches

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    1. What are lancet arches? Describe how and why they are used. Lancet arches are pointed arches over long openings. They are often together in groups of 3 or 5. 2. What are flying buttresses? Describe how and why they are used. Flying buttresses are wall supports that have a masonry block at the ground and an arch that connects the block to the wall. They are used to allow windows to be placed higher. 3. What are gargoyles? What are their functions in architecture? They are stone carvings that…

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