• Poe Compare To Manson
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    Though born at different times and in different places Edgar Allen Poe and Bryan Warner (Marilyn Manson) are surprising social and ideological doppelgangers. Starting as early as their childhood you can notice notable similarities. Bryan spent the majority of his time at his grandparent's house. It was a generally hostile area for young children, leaving little access to parental supervision or interaction. Poe on the other hand had no father around to begin with and his mother died when he was...
  • The Scopes Trial Bryan People Time
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    In July of 1925, the Scopes trial began and made history for teachers. Also known as the Monkey Trial, it came about because of John Scopes', a 24-year-old biology teacher, violation of the Butler Act. The Butler Act was a state law in Tennessee forbidding the teaching of theories that denied the story of creation as stated in the bible in public schools or universities in Tennessee that is funded by the state. Any teacher found doing so would be fined $100-$500. The Butler Act came about by a ...
  • United State States Bryan Mckinley
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    Thaddeus Stevens- The U. S. Represent ive from Pennsylvania who was the creator of the 14 th amendment was a big figure in the young United States. He was born in 1792. His schooling was very impressive and he became known for his background in law. Mr. Stevens practiced law in Gettysburg and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was a very hard and definite person when it came to justice and he even helped defeat a bill abolishing the state's public school system and was a proponent of a protective tari...
  • Election Of 1908 Electoral Votes
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    Smith Election of 1908 In the election of 1908 there were tree main candidates. His powerful voice, and this great influence on the people was why the Democrats picked William Jennings Bryan to run for President. The Republican Party picked William Howard Taft because he was thought highly of by Theodore Roosevelt. The Third Party candidate was Eugene Debs, who was picked by the Socialist Party. He was the only candidate to run for presidency of the United States from a prison cell. There were f...
  • Election Of 1900 United States
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    Election of 1900 The presidential election of 1900 was between candidates William McKinley, William Bryan, John Wooley, Eugene Debs. Although the race only really consisted of McKinley and Bryan it was still a close race by far. McKinley was born in Niles, Ohio, on January 29, 1843, the seventh child of William and Nancy Allison McKinley. Young McKinley grew up a serious boy, possessed of a quiet determination to succeed. He attended school in Poland, Ohio, and then went to Allegheny College in ...
  • Science And Religion Trial Evolution Scope
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    In March 1925, Tennessee passed a law that made teaching evolution a crime. The state legislature passed the law forbidding public schools to teach the theory taught by Darwin, that humans evolved from lower forms of life through evolution, rather than from a single omnipotent creator as suggested in the biblical book of Genesis. The American Civil Liberties Union was outraged this restriction and promised to defend any teacher who challenged the new law. John T. Scopes a football coach and subs...
  • Farmers Prices Caused Party
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    DB 13: The Farmer's Revolt Farmers were once known for being able to do everything themselves. They grew their own food and sewed their own clothes. People often yearn for the old days and complain about so many people living in cities. Many farmers had to give up their farms and move to the cities, because of something that happened in the late nineteenth century. High prices forced farmers to concentrate on one crop. The large-scale farmers bought expensive machines, increasing their crop yiel...
  • Time Travel Jeffs Family
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    Sitting in the court room, Bryan does not pay attention to anything that is going on around him. All he can think about is the accident and if he could change things he would. If he could go back in time and make himself the one that was killed and not Jeff, he would do it in a heartbeat. This was not manslaughter. He would never kill his best friend on purpose. They were both drunk and it just happened that Bryan was driving instead of Jeff. If it was Bryan that was killed then Jeffs family wo...
  • A Bend In The Road
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    A Bend in the Road In Nicholas Sparks's novel A Bend in the Road, the main character, Miles Ryan, allows himself to be tormented by the killing of his wife, Missy. By assuming that it was cold blooded murder, Miles spent two years on the case, trying to find the possible "killer" of the hit and run, only to find that it was indeed an accident and nobody was at fault. After finding that the death of his wife was indeed an accident, Miles realized that by living in the past for the last two years ...
  • William Jennings Bryan Unsuccessful Trial Believed
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    William Jennings Bryan William Jennings Bryan was a lawyer and a statesman who changed our nation for the better. Although he had many failed attempts at becoming president, he managed to change government with his innovative ideas. He showed the nation it s problems and fixed them; all the while meeting the publics needs. Bryan was born in Salem, Illinois in 1860. His father was an unsuccessful candidate for Congress and was a Democrat. He sent William Jennings to an Academy and to college. Br...
  • Farmers Alliance Party Democrats Mid
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    Farmers Alliance In the 1880 s, as drought hit the wheat-growing areas of the Great Plains and prices for Southern cotton sunk to new lows, many tenant farmers fell into deep debt. This exacerbated long-held grievances against railroads, lenders, grain-elevator owners, and others with whom farmers did business. By the early 1890 s, as the depression worsened, some industrial workers shared these farm families' views on labor and the trusts. By the end of the 1880 s, farmers had formed two major ...
  • The Scopes Trial Bryan Evolution Darrow
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    As far back as people were on this earth, our culture has struggled to adapt a reason of how we came about. Seventy-five years ago, on July 10, 1925, the American Civil Liberties Union represented John Scopes in the historic "monkey trial", the landmark case that established that evolution could be taught in the nation's public schools. The case, which is among the most famous in America's history, also brought the ACLU to the public's attention for the first time and placed the organization in ...