• People In California Pony Express
    531 words
    People in California wanted mail. The telegraph line was not connected that far west in 1860, and trains did not pass the Missouri river. It took almost took a month to get a letter by ship or stage coach. That's why the Pony Express was started. In the mid 1800's gold was discovered in California. Thousands of people hitched their wagons and headed west for the chance of striking it rich. The state of California grew from about 20, 000 to 500, 000 people in 5 years. They wanted the convenience...
  • Outsiders Book Report Ponyboy And Johnny
    1,301 words
    BOOK REPORT: "The Outsiders"1. Hinton, S. E. The Outsiders. New York: Puffin Books, 19672. The title of this book relates to the story, because in the book, Ponyboy and Johnny are "outsiders." They can be thought of as Outsiders because they are labeled Greasers although they do not act like hoodlums, like the rest of the Greasers. They are thought of as Greasers just because they live on the East Side of town, and because they slick back their hair. But Ponyboy and Johnny are different then al...
  • The Red Pony Jody Stories Tiflin
    694 words
    The Red Pony by author John Steinbeck is a very notable book for young adults. The central and recurring theme of the four stories told within this short novel is life and death. The stories also deal with conflict between old and new. Unlike most novels for young adults this book is different because John Steinbeck does not try to soften or hide old age and death, but instead presents these themes as they are in reality. The stories tell how the main character, Jody Tiflin, becomes more respons...
  • Pony Boy Gang Teen Socials
    282 words
    this story is about a boy name pony boy. he is four teen and his best friend is named johnny. he is fifth teen. that is like the ony person johnny like of the gang. pony boy has two brothers one named darcy and one named soda pop. darcy is the oldest of the three. he dropped out of school to take care of his brothers and got a job since his parents has died in a car accident. soda pop is the middle brother he's about six teen or seven teen. they have this gang called the greasers. who is more o...
  • The Outsiders Pony Johnny Socs
    508 words
    The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton Published 1967 Published by: Puffin Books Genre: fiction The book The Outsiders is the realistic story about this between two very different groups in a town in the United States: the poor Greasers from the east side, and the Socs, which is what the greasers call the socials, the richer boys from the other side of the town. Ponyboy Curtis is the narrator of the story, a 14-year-old boy who lives with his two older brothers, Darry and Soda. He is a pretty good athlet...
  • Pony Greasers Johnny Socs
    405 words
    The Outsiders In the book the Outsider by S. E. Hinton Pony boy is the main character, in the book he is mostly referred to as Pony. Pony has two brothers, Soda pop and Darry. Pony is fourteen and doesn't have any parent's, they died in a car accident. Pony and Soda and Darry all live in the same house, with Darry and Soda supporting them. He has long black greasy hair, he has hair like that because most of the people do in the gang their part of the "Greasers", and it probably fit with the tim...
  • The Outsiders Text Response
    403 words
    The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton, published by puffin books in 2001. Pony boy is the little brother of Soda and Darry. Pony, Soda and Darry live together in the house, that their parents left them when they died in a car crash. Darry is 19 and a big muscly man who works two jobs to support his two little brothers. Soda is 16 going on 17 and looks a lot like a Greek god; he works at a car yard and dropped out of school because he needed to work to support the family. Pony is 14 and is an A student ...
  • Didnt Named One Gang
    268 words
    the outsiders was about a boy name pony boy. he was 14 years of age. his best friend was named johnny. and he didnt like to get in to any fights. the only reason he did fight because it was expected of him. he had two brothers one of them was named soda pop and the other one was named darcy. darcy was the oldest one of the three. he dropped out of school and had to find a job so he could take care of his brothers. he had to do this because both of his parents had died in a car accident so he ha...
  • Pony Express Days West Miles
    482 words
    Pony Express Before 1860 it was virtually impossible to get a letter or other form of correspondence from St. Joseph Missouri to Sacramento California in less than 20 days. 20 days seemed entirely too long for the west coast merchants and bankers to wait for documents from the east. So three men, William Russell, Alexander Majors and William Waddell created the Pony Express. The Pony Express ensured fast and safe delivery of the mail. To ensure the fast pace delivery of the mail, the Pony Expres...
  • The Pony Express Riders Mail Rider
    1,204 words
    On April 3 rd, 1860, the Pony Express started. The first rider named Henry Wallace left St. Joseph, Missouri. On April 13 th the last rider reached Sacramento, California. To become a rider you had to be a brave young man, and an orphan, because it was a dangerous job. They had to be very good riders, and able to shoot well. And they must not fear Indian attacks. Every rider had to ride sixty miles at very high speed. He had to travel the 60 miles with six different ponies and in six hours. Ev...
  • The Outsiders Social Group
    1,433 words
    "The Outsiders" Francis Ford Coppola's film "The Outsiders" is a 1980's melodrama, based on teenage behavior in the 1950's. The film is about two groups of teenagers who attend the same high school and live in the same town, but lead radically different lives. One group, known as The South-Side Socials (more casually called "socs"), is the more privileged group. The second group, The Greasers, are the less privileged kids, who just so happen to live on the wrong side of town. These two groups ha...
  • Johnny Pony Died Bob
    327 words
    JOHNNY DIEING. WHEN JOHNNY KILLED BOB HE AND PONYBOY MOVED TO THE CHURCH THEN THE CHURCH BURNED DOWN AND THE LITTLE KIDS GOT STUCK IN TH CHURCH THEN WHEN JOHNNY TRIED TO SAVE THEM HE GOT STUCK AND DIED IN HOSPITAL. "LET THEM GO IN HE'S BEEN ASKING FOR THEM IT CAN'T HURT NOW." (PG 113) THE NURSE LET THEM SEE HIM BECAUSE SHE KNEW HE WAS NOT GOING TO LIVE FOR MUCH LONGER. BOB BEING STABBED. BOB WAS MURDERED BECAUSE HE TRIED TO DROWN PONY. "YOU REALLY KILLED HIM, HUH JOHNNY." (PG 55) WHEN JOHNNY DON...