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    When starting a journey to the New World, everyone has a different reason for leaving England. When leaving England, everyone also has different ideas of what should happen when they arrive in the New World. Massachusetts and Virginia are two of the first established colonies, who have two very different stories. The idea of money and power take over one colony, while religion and unity help shape another. The first group of settlers left from England to Jamestown, Virginia. In 1607, with gold and riches on their minds, young Englishmen set off on a journey in to the New Wold. These men landed in Jamestown, Virginia establishing the first permanent English settlement for King James. Bringing young men, with little work experience, only few women and no children, the colony was very narrow minded into money, power and success. Though they were enthusiastic to settle America, they were ill prepared both physically and mentally. Within months, the noblemen in Virginia were dying off and the colony was failing. The men were inexperienced in both work and American territory, so they refused to work. As Jamestown is falling into pieces, a man by the name of Captain John Smith comes from England and transforms the colony. Captain Smith said, “There was no talk… but dig gold, wash gold, refine gold load gold” (Doc 2), and he realized that for a colony to become established and prosper a change had to be made. After a period with no government and no established rules, the…

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    But, it has this shape so that every table has a view of the harbor. With massive windows facing the harbor, you are bound to get beautiful views at every seat. If you sit outside, you are even more immersed into the harbor as you hear the seagulls and feel the light breeze. The sounds of the ocean are sure to calm you as you sit and enjoy your food. Once you are done eating, there are plenty of things to do in the area surrounding the restaurant. The restaurant is located in a quaint town that…

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    Have you heard the story of Pearl Harbor? The Harbor that was bombed by the Japanese over 70 years ago?The 8 ships at the harbor were either sunk or damaged. Now people are exploring new ways to find information and explore the wrecks of the ships, like the SS Arizona. People are using ROVs, also known as Remotely Operated Vehicles, to explore the SS Arizona and other ships at Pearl Harbor. I definitely think that ROVs are critical for underwater research. In a different theory, people think…

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    This dear America book is called my secret war, a diary of 13 year old Madeleine Beck taking place in 1941. At the start of the book it talks about how Maddie's father is a Navy officer and is on an aircraft carrier protecting the Pacific. She is now living in Long Island, New York. She is having trouble making friends and likes this boy in her class johnny. She and johnny become friends because he thinks it's so cool that she has a dad in the navy. Once she and Johnnie become friends,…

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    Iva Toguri D’Aquino was born on Independence Day, July fourth in 1916. She was born in Los Angeles, California to parents Jun Toguri and Fumi Toguri. Her parents heavily believed in assimilation for their daughter and encouraged her to adopt American culture and customs. He discouraged teaching his children to read and write Japanese, and rarely took them to Japanese cultural gathering. When Ida graduated, she was allowed to visit her sickly aunt in Japan as a graduation gift from her parents.…

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    was horribly bloody and got way out of hand. The original intent was admirable, but starting an event set into motion a chain of events that no one intended to happen. History has shown us that while revolting has managed to help in many instances, it can also have major unforeseen consequences. One instance of people revolting against the injustices being thrust upon them is the Boston Tea Party. At that time America was still under British rule and was putting in place fairly heavy taxes or…

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    The event sparked off the passing of legislative measures that were aimed at ending the commerce of Boston once and for all. Soon, the Boston Harbor closed, and my tea trade was no good to anyone. Soon, I found myself more intrigued towards the objectives of the Patriots even though I did feel numerous times that I had no choice regarding the same. 6.1 to understand what these individuals were after, I joined one of their ranks, which were being held in secret owing to the passing of the…

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    Gardentown Museum Report

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    Baltimore, developer Rouse came in and presented the city of Baltimore with a Renaissance initiative.� The result was Baltimore's now world-wide renowned Inner Harbor, a fabulous collection of building built around the downtown harbor area featuring a wide variety of shopping, restaurants, and entertainment.� (The Inner Harbor complex is located right downtown and borders Pratt Street.) Chain stores such as The Gap, Chico's, Victoria's Secret, Hollister, Hallmark, Banana Republic, Kitchen…

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    On December 7, 1941 the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the US Naval Base Pearl Safe place (for boats) in Hawaii, using bombers, torpedo bombers and midget submarines. On December 8, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his "Fame (for something bad) Speech" to American people (who lawfully live in a country, state, etc.), informing them that this happened even though the US was in the middle of talks to keep peace with Japan. That same day, with government-related approval, America…

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    USS Arizona Memorial

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    On Dec. 7, 1941, radios buzzed with the news that several hundred Japanese planes attacked a U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, killing more than 2,400 Americans as well as damaging or destroying eight Navy battleships and more than 100 planes. Though it would be some time before people learned the full scope of the damage, within days a once-distant war in Europe and the Pacific became a central part of life in the United States, affecting politics, business, media, and entertainment.…

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