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  • Day A Cook In Medieval Times
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    Cooking in the medieval times was performed on very big scale, and food was cheap and plentiful. Foreign goods had to be bought at the nearest large town. Food trade was a primary business. It was also a way of determining class. The nobles would eat meat, white bread, pastries, and drink wine. This sort of diet caused many health problems, such as skin troubles, digestive disorders, infections from decomposed proteins, scurvy, and tooth decay. A peasant would eat porridge, turnips, dark bread, ...
  • World's Greatest Explorer Captain James Cook
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    Captain James Cook~ World's Greatest Explorer Captain James Cook, an English Navigator and explorer, discovered Austria and the Hawaiian Islands on three famous voyages through the south pacific. Cook became an explorer because of his love of adventure and curiosity about distant lands and their people. Cook was born in Yorkshire, England in the year 1728. Then in the year 1755, Cook joined the British Navy. As a member of the Navy, he became an expert surveyor and astronomer. He was privileged ...
  • Cook's Voyages To The Pacific
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    JAMES COOK'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE) Introduction The purpose of this paper is to describe the life and the contribution to the development of the British Empire of one of the most important English explorers. It was in the second half of the 18th century when James Cook, originally a poor farm boy, explored and mapped vast uncharted areas of the Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean. However, James Cook was not 'only' an explorer. He can also be called a scientist - he m...
  • Representation Of John Button And Eric Cooke
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    Broken Lives written by Estelle Blackburn is an expository text, which through research has presented that nineteen year old John Button was wrongfully convicted of killing his seventeen year old girlfriend Rosemary Anderson in a hit and run. I believe through my reading of Broken Lives that the key factor of expository texts is to explore awkward questions deeply and critically. In this case who was guilty of killing Rosemary Anderson in a hit and run, John Button or Eric Edgar Cooke, and the e...
  • Voyage Cook
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    James Cook Do you know who the worlds greatest explorers are? One of them is the topic of this essay. This essay is about James Cook. The objective of this report will be to answer the following question: Why do we remember James Cook? James Cook was born on October 27, 1728 in Marton, England. At the age of 18 James Cook became an apprentice with a shipping company. His first voyages he worked on ships that carried coal to English ports. In 1755, during the French - Indian war, Cook joined the ...
  • Ginger Before The Carrot It's Stew
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    Rhetoric as a communal making of meaning versus a platform for demonstrating intellectual prowess of an individual through victory over an opponent, or even as a means to put an existing point across seems to be at least one theme in these articles. For us, as educators, this seems a distinction to be reckoned with. How do we teach an art I don't think I'm too far from these articles when I say that teaching rhetoric as an art versus a skill is the problem we face. After all, what we are really ...
  • Blackburn's Choice Of Language
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    The fourth Chapter of Estella Blackburn's non fiction novel Broken lives "A Fathers Influence", exposes readers to Eric Edgar Cooke and John Button's time of adolescence. The chapter juxtaposes the two main characters too provide the reader with character analyses so later they may make judgment on the verdict. The chapter includes accounts of the crimes and punishments that Cooke contended with from 1948 to 1958. Cooke's psychiatric assessment that he received during one of his first conviction...
  • Cook S Second Voyage
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    Abstract Captain James Cook is most perhaps famously remembered for his almost complete eradication of scurvy, and his skills as a great navigator and seaman. Despite this his beginnings as a seafarer are rather surprising for a historically important figure, in fact Cook seemed to come into the position he was in purely by chance. Cook made three significant voyages, both significant in the form of discovery, and in the improvement of navigation. Perhaps most famously discovering and claiming t...

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