Marilyn Sheppard Cleveland Police July
319 wordsThe wife of Dr. Sam Sheppard (Marilyn Sheppard) was bludgeoned to death on July 4, 1954. She was found in the upstairs bedroom of her home in Bay Village, Ohio. The town mayor called the local police, Dr. Sheppard's brother (also a doctor) and the next door neighbors. Local police advised the local coroner and the Cleveland Police Department. When the coroner arrived, he pronounced Marilyn Sheppard dead, examined Dr. Sheppard and took him to a clinic (run by Dr. Sheppard). Both Dr. Sheppard and ...
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Court Of Appeals Supreme Court
635 wordsSupreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was born on March 11, 1936 in Trenton, New Jersey to a Sicilian immigrant father and an Italian-American mother and was raised in Queens. He attended Catholic schools in New York City as a child and teen. Scalia then attended Georgetown University, spending his junior year at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, and graduated at the top of his class with an A. B. (Sorry, I dont know what that means) in 1957. He also attended Harvard, serving as the edit...
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United States Government Death Penalty
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Constitutional Convention South Carolina
988 words... here events, the captain of record was dismissed, and Smalls was promoted to the position of Captain. Smalls' heroic wartime record, his ability to speak the Gullah dialect of Sea Islanders and the solidly Republican electorate around Beaufort opened the way for a post-war career in politics. As early as October 1862, Smalls traveled to New York to gain support for the Port Royal Experiment for settling freed slaves, and he joined a delegation of free blacks sent to the Republican convention...
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World War Ii Presidential Nomination
1,268 wordsFranklin D. Roosevelt served longer than any other president of the United States. He held office from 1933 until his death in 1945 at the beginning of his fourth term. During his presidency he led the United States through two great crises -- the Great Depression of the 1930 's and World War II. Roosevelt was a man of unusual charm and great optimism which he was able to communicate to others. He had a broad smile and an easygoing way of nodding agreement to whatever proposals were made to him....
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Cleveland Ohio Twenty Minutes
1,539 wordsThe players, including myself, are veiled behind the platform. My heart begins pounding, as you would wake from a branch tapping into your window on a stormy night. Waiting for all the right cues, I deeply anticipate the rising of the red drapes so I can begin my quest. Yet I still feel overwhelmed by the charge of intensity running through me, easily seen by the bullets of sweat that line my forehead, starting their trickle to my already dampened cheeks. The time seemed to take on a fast pace. ...
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John D And Northern Securities
672 wordsIn 1859 John D. Rockefeller started one of the greatest monopolies of the progressive era. The Standard Oil Company grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big trust in the United States. In 1870 the Northern Pacific Railway which span from Duluth and St. Paul, Minnesota, to Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Northern Pacific Railway was the first to offer passenger and service across the Western U. S. John Rockefeller was born July 8 th, 1839, the second of six chil...
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High School Students Financial Aid
1,217 wordsA few years ago I was walking around my old hometown, Portland, Oregon. I walked past a basketball court full of teens wearing Ambercrombie shirts and Nike shoes. "Bro, why don't you get some of these cool clothes, rather than that boring and odd shirt you have on? one of them said to me. "No, thanks. I like what I have on. " I wasn't going to let them persuade me to waste my money on expensive popular clothing when I already liked what I was wearing. As you can see by my experience, many Americ...
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High School Diploma African Americans
670 wordsThe Gap in Graduates Over the years a high school diploma has become significantly more valuable. Advances in technology have created a demand for a more skilled labor force. Without a high school diploma it would be impossible to attain the higher education necessary to be eligible for desirable careers. In turn the consequences of not receiving a high school diploma are extremely brutal. On average, dropouts are more likely to be unemployed than high school graduates and to earn less money whe...
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The Constitutional Abuse Of Free Speech
887 wordsFree speech and the abuses that surround it are like wild horses that need to be broken and tamed. The laws that were created to protect free speech were made long ago and in a much different spirit. The days of the American Revolution were filled with political oppression, enforced by British rule. Speaking out against such obvious tyranny meant being crushed under the boot of colonial governors. Free speech was designed to combat these infractions against proper civil liberties. The first amen...
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Athletic Power Forward Athletic Power Forward They Ve Pick
1,592 words... tty good relationship with China after bringing Men Butler over this year. Since losing Re LaFrentz, they have no center. He's a great fit here, though I've heard that Yao didn't include the Nuggets on the short list of teams he was willing to leave China for. Who they'd take No. 3: Dajuan Wagner or Mike Dunleavy. Wagner's the next best thing to Williams. He has the talent to go this high and he'd be instant offense for the Nuggets, regardless of what position he plays. They " re also intrig...
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Number Of People Ellis Island
1,080 wordsNew Immigration began in the 1880 s and lasted until the early 1900 s. The reasons for the migratory movements were the close of the frontier and the forcible restriction of Americas native population to reservations. The main reason was due to the industrial growth experienced by the United States from the end of the Civil War. The majority of the immigrants were Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox or Jewish. Italians came in the greatest numbers, with Jews second. Violence against Jews in Russia...
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Illness In Sense And Sensibility
1,197 wordsIllness in Sense and Sensibility Class and gender difference made judgment, jealousy, appearance, gossip, and success all that mattered to the people living in that time period. Women could not own property, were expected to stay in the home, be polite and perform only the acceptable roles and behaviors which society would allow. Nothing could change or ease that situation, unless they married well. The novel Sense and Sensibility is a very admirable example of the situation in which the societi...
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Robber Barons Cleveland Ohio
1,201 wordsWhat Robber Barons Robber Barons What is a robber baron? Websters New Dictionary defines it as an American capitalist of the late 19 th century who became wealthy through exploitation (As of natural resources, governmental influence, or low wage scales) or a person who satisfies himself by depriving another. In America we had a lot of these kind of people. For this report I am going to tell you about the ones that I found most interesting to me. I would first like to tell you about Cornelius Van...
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722 wordsIn order to increase the ease of creating and establishing a federal government with a central figure of office, the framers of the Constitution created the Electoral College. The College was formed to ease the process of electing a president every four years. The idea behind the Electoral College was that each state received a certain number of electoral votes according to its population, all of which went to the candidate who won that States popular vote. In this day and age, questions arise a...
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Board Of Education Radio Stations
1,414 wordsThe old 45 MHz FM broadcast band In 1945 the FCC decided that FM would have to move from the established 42 49 megahertz pre-war band to a new band at 88 108 megahertz, to make way for television. Both in frequency spectra and consumer dollars. Therefore, all radios with an FM band of 88 to 108 MHz are post-war. Rca's David Sarnoff in particular wanted FM to go away so the public wouldnt be distracted from buying his latest up and coming product: televisions. Maybe if Armstrong said to Sarnoff i...
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African American Women Department Of Labor
947 wordsMaureen Honey Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia Douglas Johnson made her way to Washington, D. C. , where she lived for over fifty years at 1461 S Street NW, site of one of the greatest literary salons of the Harlem Renaissance. Johnson was the most famous woman poet of that literary movement, publishing four volumes of poetry: The Heart of a Woman (1918), Bronze (1922), An Autumn Love Cycle (1928), and Share My World (1962). Johnsons life illustrates the difficulties faced by African American w...
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Junior High School Track And Field
208 wordsJesse Owens, one of americans greatest track and field athletes, was born on a small farm in Danville, Alabama. His parents were sharecroppers who migrated to Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland was where Jesse first started his running career in Junior High School. In Fairmount Junior high School a man named Charles Riley taught there. Putting together a boy? s track team, Riley met Jesse, and timed him in a sprint down East 167 th street. He was amazed by Jesse? s speed. He worked Jesse till he got to ...
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Invention Of The Gas Mask Invention Of The Gas Morgan
304 wordsTHE GAS MASK Garrett Augustus Morgan was a practical man who wanted to improve the lives of the American people. He was an extraordinary businessman as well as an inventor who created things that made the lives of many people safer and more convenient. Garrett Morgan was born on March 4 th, Paris, Kentucky in 1877, and died in 1963. His invention of the Gas Mask was used by American soldiers during World War I (1914 - 18) and by fire departments around the country. The value of Garrett Morgans g...
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Couldn T Find Didn T
403 wordsLawrence Cleveland Daniel Roche Thursday, April 29, 1999 Workshop # 5 Original Poems of Lawrence Cleveland The Moment That We Shared The moment that we shared when our eyes first made contact, I knew that since that time, that our time would be more than that. You have proven to me that in this age one can truly trust. The feelings that I share for you are surely more than lust. Can you trust this person who sweeps you off your feet? But, you wonder if you pass me up will you ever find a lover s...
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