The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 states and the 13 stripes represent the thirteen British colonies that rebelled against the British monarchy and became the first states in the Union. The first 2 people who have designed the flag were Betsy Ross from Philadelphia and Fancies Hopkinson from New Jersey. Betsy Ross was the one who got credit for making the flag because she had a recite and Hopkins didn’t .
Religion, language, and government in Texas are three other themes that can be identified in throughout the constitutions. Examining the characteristics of the seven constitutions can help identify the similarities and differences between them. Slavery in the Texas Constitutions One common theme of the seven constitutions of Texas is slavery and how it was influenced through the constitutions. In the beginning, 1827, slavery was not recognized. The constitution of 1836 legally allowed slavery in the state of Texas and by 1845 when the constitution was once again revised, Texas was admitted as a slave state.
New Mexico was at one point the leading producer of turquoise in the United States until Arizona and Nevada took the lead. Now most turquoise mining has stopped do to the quantity and question of economics. Nevada has been the major producer of Turquoise since 1930. There are about 75 to 100 different mines that have produced high amounts of turquoise ranging in the thousands to millions of dollars. Associated with some of the turquoise deposits are two other gem materials that can resemble certain colors and shades of turquoise.
Her first project was to write a biography of Abraham Lincoln, similar to the one she’d written about Madame Roland. The time Ida spent on “The Life of Abraham Lincoln” sparked Ida’s interest in politics and made her more patriotic. Ida Tarbell’s personal experience as a girl in the oil region led to another assignment; a history of the Standard Oil Company. As Ida began to share the details of the effect the Standard Oil Company Trust had on her family and hometown, her interest in her assignment began to grow. John Phillips (partner at McClur’s) convinced Ida to write an outline to show to McClure.
Here are a number of major differences between the Federal Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Texas of 1876. The first is in each document's history. The US has had only two "Constitutions", as it were. The first being the Articles of Confederation, followed by the current Constitution. Texas, on the other hand, has had no less than seven: the Constitution of Coahuila y Tejas, the 1836 Constitution of the Republic, the and the State Constitution of 1845 (annexation by the US), 1861 (secession into the CSA & Civil War), 1866 (Rejoining the Union & Presidential Reconstruction), 1869 (Congressional Reconstruction), and the current Constitution of 1876 (Post-Reconstruction).
Khufu’s pyramid faces north entirely followed by the other two. This pyramid is most famous of the three for many reasons. Standing at its original size of “482 feet high on a plan that’s 760 feet square” (Trachtenberg and Hyman 65) the structure has extremely detailed internal arrangements consisting of three different chambers. My research will mainly focus on the internal arrangements of the pyramid. Archeological evidence shows that the bottom chamber was abandoned, while the second was named the queens chamber.
Mahrah Al Qasimi Professor Kidd Identity and Object October 20, 14, Writing assignment 2A The Tiffany Yellow Diamond: The most famous yellow diamond on earth The Tiffany Yellow Diamond has established itself as a symbol of Tiffany’s diamond heritage. In the paper The allure, magic and mystery—A brief history of diamonds, Smith explains “there are a small number of diamonds in existence which, either on account of their size, beauty, ancient associations or current history, create a special interest”(530). The Tiffany Diamond’s fame is partially due to its beauty and size, but largely because of its ancient associations and history. It is celebrated for something far greater than its gemological composition. The diamond’s identity changed from a In 1877 the Legendary Tiffany Diamond was discovered in the Kimberley diamond mine in South Africa.
The stage was set in Tuskegee Alabama, and the Tuskegee Airmen were born. The Tuskegee Airmen were called so because the first unit of black American USAAC enrollees were coined The Tuskegee Experiment. As mentioned above, Army Air Corp brass saw it as a failure. The unit of the Tuskegee Airmen was the 99th Fighter Squadron. The change the African American pilots faced as they went from a training atmosphere to a theater of war was not always smooth or pleasant.
The reverse design motif is based on the Great Seal of the United States, and depicts an eagle holding a banner in its beak bearing the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM. The motto was first used on a silver coin three years later in 1798, and appeared on all U.S. gold and silver coinage shortly thereafter. However, E Pluribus Unum's use on U.S. coinage wasn't uninterrupted. In 1834, E Pluribus Unum was removed from gold coins to mark a minor debasement in the fineness of the gold. Once again, the silver coins soon followed, and E Pluribus Unum didn't appear on any U.S. coins again until 1866, when it returned to several coin types, including the Half Eagle, Eagle ($10 gold piece,) Double Eagle ($20.00 gold piece,) silver One Dollar, and Quarter Dollar.
Americans have stood for the U.S. flag since June 14, 1777, the day the Continental Congress declared, “that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” In the article I read about the flag, it gave reasons. The article is called, “5 reasons we stand for the flag”, it stated that we stand for the flag today, not to please ourselves but to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. It stated,” that more than 1.2 million Americans have died because of war.” It also said, “we stand for the flag not to focus on what divides us but what unites us, which is being an American.” (5 reasons we stand for the flag). “The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt The just pride of patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations. With slight shades of difference, you have the same religion, manners, habits, and political principles.”