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    Alexis de Tocqueville was born in Paris, France on July 29, 1805. He was born into an aristocratic family and had a relatively privileged life. His father, Herve-Bonaventure Clerel de Tocqueville, had a career in the French military as a second lieutenant. When Tocqueville was 16 years old he went to the college Royal in Metz, France to study philosophy. It was at this time that Tocqueville developed a passion for politics and he began to question the French aristocratic system. Afterwards,…

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    The Eiffel Tower is named after its engineer designer, Gustav Eiffel (Placesinfrance.com, n.d.). It was also built by Gustave Eiffel, which originally intended of symbolizing the 1889 World Fair, commemorate the celebration of 100th year anniversary of the French Revolution as well as to demonstrate France's industrial…

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    liberty to become free and have a better life. The sculptor was Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, along with the architects Gustave Eiffel, Maurice Koechlin and Richard Morris Hunt and Eugene Viollet-Le-Duc. It took eleven years for the status of liberty to be made and open up. Gustave Eiffel done the inner framework of the statue of liberty, later to also use that same design for the Eiffel Tower. The seven Spikes on her crown represent the seven seas. The seven seas are…

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    functional steel and glass architecture. This building was called “Crystal Palace” and it was 1851 ft in length. Then the article begins to chime in about the ‘Eiffel Tower”, which was created by Gustave Eiffel. This building soon became one of the most symbolism to early modernism. Even though most people believe it to be a giant mistake, the Eiffel Tower is still a miracle building for the industrial age. This gave way to skyscrapers in which enhanced the urban scene and launched the…

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    this book has fourteen chapters, however I will be focusing on the last two, Chapter 13 and Chapter 14. Which takes place around the time period of around 1879-1889. The characters introduced in these chapters include Mary Cassatt, John Sargent,Gustave Eiffel ,and Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Chapter 13 begins with Mary Cassatt a thirty four year old who’s life was centered around her family. Until she became an impressionist painter who made her debut during the Fourth Impressionist Exhibition in…

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    19thc Modernism Analysis

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    iconic era of 19th century Modernism. With materials such as glass and cast iron emerging through the middle years of the century and steel becoming widely produced in the later years paved the way for prominent architects like Joseph Paxton and Gustave Eiffel…

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    Isabella NazarioLA-2nd2/14/18 Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty stands in the New York Harbor and has greeted a lot of immigrants into Ellis Island. At the time, Lady Liberty was letting them know that their journey to find democracy, freedom, and a better way of life, was finally over. The Statue of Liberty stands on Ellis Island as a symbol of freedom. Liberty Enlightening the World" (the full name of the statue) was a gift from France to the United States in 1886. It…

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    She is huge and green but also beautiful and she sailed into New York Harbor on June 17, 1885. Who is she? The Statue of Liberty and at the moment that she arrived she was dismantled and needed assistance to be put together. She was a gift of friendship from France to America. The Statue of Liberty sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 350 individual pieces which had been packed in over 200 cases. Now at this point I would have probably wanted to know two things one of them being if she came with…

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    Worlds Fair Research Paper

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    The French engineer, Gustave Eiffel, constructed the tower and was its namesake. He was known for pioneering steel bridge designs that were booming at the time of construction (Gustave). The tower served as the gateway arch to the Fair, and was supposed to be torn down after the Fair was over. But because of the overwhelming popularity of the tower it…

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    Guy De Maupassant Essay

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    Guy de Maupassant, is regarded as the master of the shortest stories including the novel writer. His impact is evidence and well known globally.He was born on August 5, 1850, somewhere in Normandy, France.Gustave, his father, existed as a member of the ancient nobility of French origin.Apart from this, he was a renowned gambler, stockbroker and also a painter of amateur tools.Laure le Potvin, her mother, was a staunch and active woman .she was also so domineering. Maupassant parents marriage…

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