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  • Chick Corea Influences

    Chick Corea replaced Herbie Hancock (my other personal musical influence besides Chick) in the Miles Davis Band with Ron, Carter, Wayne Shorter, and Tony Williams. In the beginning he played the Fender Rhodes electric piano on Miles most important and transitional recording “Filles de Kilimanjaro,” which took jazz into a new direction. His first mile step of his career ended in 1971 righter after he completed his set of Circle albums along side bassist Dave Holland, Barry Altschul, and saxophonist Anthony Braxton. At this state in his life he already knew what it felt to perform in stages with over 600,000 people and also recording a total of ten albums in a span of 5…

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  • John Hancock Research Paper

    “There, I guess King George will be able to read that without his spectacles!” Jests John Hancock as he signs the first and largest signature on the Declaration of Independence. John was born on January 23rd, 1737 in Braintree, Massachusetts (present day Quincy). His father, John Hancock Jr, who was a clergyman, died when John was only a child. His mother, Mary Hawke Thaxter, had trouble managing all three kids by herself so she sent John to live with his uncle and aunt, Thomas and Lydia…

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  • Paul Revere's Techniques Of The Foston Massacre

    Paul Revere was an important member of the Sons of Liberty, a pin smith and an engraver. One of his most famous pieces of art was a depiction of the Boston Massacre in 1770. Although this is a firsthand account, it cannot be considered a reliable source. As an avid patron of the freedom of the colonists, his drawings are extremely biased in favor of the colonies. He leaves out the historical evidence of the Boston Massacre where the colonists are also at fault. Therefore, his Boston Massacre…

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  • Townshend Act Dbq

    Act was obeyed. To defend New York, the other colonies rallied up and threatened Townshend they would resist all of the taxes imposed by the Crown, and, because of the position he's in, Townshend decided to modify the Quartering Act. Instead of being forced to allow soldiers into their home, colonists are allowed to house soldiers in barracks, unoccupied buildings, and barns. However, this still stirred resistance among the colonists. Some colonists loathed the Townshend Acts to going so far as…

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  • Paul Revere And His Impact On American History

    (Wright 408). On April 18th, 1775, around 10 o’clock in the evening, Joseph Warren, a Mason from Boston instructed Paul to go to Lexington to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock, in Warren’s own words: “that there was a number of soldiers, composed of light troops, and grenadiers, marching to the bottom of the common, where was a number of boats to receive them; it was supposed, that they were going to Lexington, by the way of Cambridge River, to take them, or go to Concord, to destroy the colony…

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  • Adams And Adams Chapter Summary

    but doesn’t believe it will go far. Franklin meets Lord Chatham, who believes war can be adverted. He asks Franklin to write him a speech and the speech is quite successful. Next Lord Sandwich comes up and disagrees with Chatham, the crowd agrees with Sandwich, they are very fickle. Back in Boston Gage sends Sam Adams a message that it’s not too late to stand down, Adams refuses and is quite rude as well. Gage later receives a letter granting him to be very forceful in his endeavors with the…

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  • Letter To Henry Bowdoin's Post-Revolution America

    Post-Revolution America was not a fairy tale. It is common knowledge that war of any type is a rather expensive endeavor. Naturally at some point these costs of war must be paid regardless of the state of the economy. It further being common knowledge that the Federal Government of the United States was not allowed to levy taxes per the Articles of Confederation, as such this burden fell on the states. Shays Rebellion lead by Daniel Shays, was an uprising to close the courts and prevent property…

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  • Paul Revere's Midnight Ride: A Criticism Of

    figure than what is commonly perceived. A member of the Sons of Liberty, Paul Revere delivered countless messages that kept the revolution alive. He created propaganda for the war, such as his much praised Boston Massacre engraving. What was Paul Revere’s most influential feat? Many argue that it was the Midnight Ride that takes the prize, however it was the Massacre engraving that held a deep and long lasting effect on America and the Revolution. Paul Revere was born on January 1, 1975 in…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Boston

    Faneuil Hall as it’s known as now is one of the nation's premier urban marketplaces and is also a prominent attraction here in Boston. The Marketplace is an iconic piece of history which was originally built in 1742 and was dubbed “The cradle of liberty” by our forefathers. We got to shop and eat there reliving a time where the colonists were subject to the King’s rule. I had the infamous lobster tail and it tasted unlike anything i’ve ever had before. Along with my delicious meal I bought a…

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  • Hancock, By John Hancock

    In the movie ”Hancock” John Hancock is a drunk with superhero powers. Flight, invulnerability, and super strength is what kind of powers he possesses. Hancock never shows any responsibility for his action, which makes civilians see him as a threat rather than a hero. Hancock looks discombobulated and seems like he been through a hard time in his life. Hancock wants to change, but doesn’t know how to start. Until he meets someone who helps him find his inner hero. So now Hancock begins to shine…

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