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  • Barton
    549 words
    Clarissa Harlow e Barton was born December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Her father, Captain Stephen Barton, was a farmer, horse breeder, and respected member of the community. Her mother, Sarah, managed the household and taught Barton the importance of cleanliness. Barton was the youngest of 5 children. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Barton resigned from the Patent Office to work as a volunteer. She advertised for supplies and distributed bandages, socks, and other goods to help ...
  • Clara Barton
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    Clara Barton Founder of the American Red Cross By: Susan Sloat e 1. Timeline: See attached 2. The event from the timeline that I believe changed Clara Barton's life would be in 1833, when Clara's brother, David, fell of the roof while he and some friends were constructing a barn. Since he was very ill and Clara was not the type of person to sit back and watch, we volunteered to nurse him back to health. I think this event changed her life completely because it was her first actual nursing experi...
  • Barton Fink
    409 words
    Barton Fink is a movie with complex symbolism, plot twists, hidden meanings, and a helluva lot of funny jokes. (Cowen) Cowen could not have said it better. Barton Fink is abound with deeper meaning, and strong connections to an underlying theme. When you watch the movie you see Barton Fink, a play write stuck into a Hollywood setting, struggling to write a movie about a topic he knows nothing about. When you think about the movie, you see what is really going on, and that things in this movie ar...
  • Educational About Clara Barton Life
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    Book Report Leni Hamilton, Clara Barton Founder, American Red Cross, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1988. Clara Barton attacked many social problems of the 1800's. From creating a free school, to being on the front lines helping soldiers in the Civil War, to creating the American Red Cross, Clara Barton was a humanitarian. She fought for what she believed in and because of her never-ending fight for people, the world is a different place. Clara Barton was born during 1821 in Massachusetts. ...
  • Missing Prisoner A Lincoln Barton
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    Clara Barton was a life long humanitarian whose life effected millions of people covering the globe. Her ideas and values live on through the 1.4 million volunteers who every year give of themselves when others close to home and far away are in need. Throughout her life she used her many talents to better the lives of others in need. Clarissa Harlow e Barton was born on Christmas day in 1821. She lived her childhood years in North Oxford, Massachusetts. When she was born she had two brothers and...
  • Clara Barton
    2,522 words
    Imagine being a soldier in the Civil War. You get shot in the leg and there is no way you will be able to survive without help. There are no surgeons or nurses around to assist you and no proper materials to mend the wound yourself. Clara Barton grew up as a young schoolteacher moving from place to place. Later in life, finding out that much help was needed during times of war and disaster, she started the American Red Cross. Clara Barton was remembered and honored for her service she gave in ti...
  • Clara Barton
    1,812 words
    Clarissa Harlow e Barton was born December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Her father, Captain Stephen Barton, was a farmer, horse breeder, and respected member of the community. Her mother, Sarah, managed the household and taught Barton the importance of cleanliness. Barton was the youngest of five children, and her two brothers and two sisters assumed much of the responsibility for her education. Her sister, Dorothy, taught her spelling, Stephen taught her arithmetic, Sally taught he...

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