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    Have you ever viewed four states from one single tower? Well, if you haven’t, then you should visit the John Hancock Center, in Chicago, Illinois!!!!!!! If you go there, you would be able to see Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The architects were Fazlur Rahman Khan and Bruce Graham. The John Hancock Center was made in recognition of John Hancock. Hancock served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and third Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Fazlur Rahman Khan and Bruce Graham worked for Skidmore, Owings, & Merril (SOM). They built the John Hancock Center. SOM was founded in 1936 by Louis Skidmore and Nathaniel Owings. Bruce Graham has also made other towers like the Willis Tower, the US Bank Center, and the Inland Steel Building. Fazlur Rahman Khan has also made the Willis Tower, The Plaza on Dewitt, and the Weyerhaeuser Headquarters. Fazlur Rahman Khan was born on April 3rd, 1929 and he died on March 27th, 1982. Bruce Graham was born on December 1st, 1925 and he died on March 6th, 2010.…

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    Zea Family Lineage

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    removed Streeter and his boat from Fairbank’s land but Streeter then moved to the Tremont Hotel where he continued selling shoreline property that belonged to Fairbank and the Chicago Title and Trust Company. Streeter tricked people into believing his story or believing he had the land grants to the entire shoreline. Streeter staged invasions that made it appear they were being attacked claiming he was a victim of the capitalistic “fat cats”. In 1902 it ended when he was convicted of…

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    or 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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    ” 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 Hancock, in Lexington. Thomas Hancock was a wealthy merchant who owned Hancock Manor…

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    contributions to the American Revolution, Paul Revere was also an accomplished mechanic and businessman, some of whose inventions are still in use today. Despite Revere’s positive impact on the country, not all of his endeavors had a positive outcome. Even so, Paul Revere is an essential piece of United States History that will never be forgotten. Born in Boston in 1734, Paul was the oldest son in a family of seven children. His father, Apollos De Rivoire, who later changed his name to Paul…

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    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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    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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    Townshend Act Dbq

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    He believed "we cannot enjoy Liberty without Property"; their liberty was being threatened. To him, liberty is important for human happiness and human beings by nature possess liberty; human beings by nature love liberty. Dickinson thinks there are three main threats to the colonists' liberty: taxing colonists without their consent; money raised from the Townshend Acts, which in turn, restricts their liberty more; a more oppressive parlimentary legislation. In his letters, John Dickinson took a…

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    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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    Hancock, By John Hancock

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    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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