Catholics were not allowed to vote or sit in Parliament until 1829. NO MORE CATHOLICS! • The majority of people living in England at the time were Protestants and not Catholics. • The Catholics were blamed for causing the Great fire of London in 1666 (it wasn’t true). • From 1678 to 1681 the idea of another Catholic plot called ‘The Popish Plot’ which was at the time entirely fictional , was to kill Charles II the protestant King in order to bring back King James II, a Catholic to the throne.
Satire Graphic Organizer for Option B Work Title: The Simpsons Season 22 Episode 8 The Fight Before Christmas Author / Creator: Matt Groening Publication Date: 2010 Historical Context: The writers were making fun of all the Christmas novels and movies at Christmas time. Plot Summary: Marge easily gets in the holiday spirit, but it's a little more difficult for the rest of the family. After the family goes to sleep before Christmas morning, each of the kids has a holiday-themed dream. What is being mocked in this piece? Human Institutions: • The South Pole • A Train • Santa • World War 2 Human Weaknesses: Revenge Bart lacks the Christmas spirit because he hasn’t gotten what he wanted for so he plans to shoot Santa.
It stopped almost every American vessel from sailing and closed trade with Europe; however, instead of disturbing Britain’s economy, the act adversely affected every region of the U.S., and its economy stalled. The Embargo lasted until 1810 when Congress passed Macon’s Bill No. 2, which reversed
Johnson replied, taking the paper from Harries. When he finished writing his name and number, he gave the paper back. “Thank you. Can you tell me where your daughter was the night she left the house?” “Well, I was told she went to a bonfire at Ocean Beach with a couple of friends.” “You were told?” Harries asked. “Yes, I was at work at the time and didn’t come home until around 6:45 that night.” Harries nodded his head, “I see.
The Spain name for Easter was La Pascua de los flores so De Leon called the new land Florida. Spaniards were very religious people and most often named the new lands discovered and settlements from either saints or religious events. Lost Colony- After Raleghs first attempt to found a colony, he had made one more attempt to found a colony in Virginia in 1587. But this time his attempt was more dreadful the people who had settled here had entirely disappeared. Men, women, and children no one really knows what happened to the people but later the Indians told the settlers of Jamestown that they had been killed by
Tradition For the Sake of Tradition: Male Circumcision and “The Lottery” “The Lottery”, by Shirley Jackson, tells the story of a town’s drawing for who will be stoned to death. The author never gives a concrete reason for why this tradition was started, though it is implied that the whole ceremony is based on agricultural superstition when the character Old Man Warner states, “Used to be a saying about ‘Lottery in June, corn be heavy soon.’” (Jackson 143; par. 32). At points in the story, the idea of discontinuing the tradition is even brought up, but the idea of discontinuation is nixed by Old Man Warner as a mistake made by a “Pack of crazy fools” (Jackson 143; par. 33).
Which I could see the song playing in the background while Laertes returns from France to discover his fathers death and his sisters ill madness. Ophelia supposively thinks she gives him herbs and flowers when they’re actually weeds. Then shortly after Claudius appears and convinces Laertes that Hamlet is solely the one for the kings death and later on finds out that Hamlet is still alive. When I think of death I think of creepy and eerie music which also resonates or resounds the song of Hamlet. The word had gotten back to England that pirates had raided the ship and that he was returned to Denmark.
This issue has just not been common in the past decade; in fact, in 1802 there was a bored meeting in Detroit to help stop the problem of fires and had appointed inspectors to find out the causes of them. With this so called "protection plan" the city of Detroit was burnt to the ground in 1805. (7) 1980 the city of Detroit had a huge problem with night fires, calling it Devil’s Night fires. Devil’s Night fire was a backfire of trying to end arson in the 1980s. The mayor had restricted children under the age of 18 to have a curfew of 6 o’clock.
The aftermath of the war and the Paris Peace Conference, 1919 affected the Olympic Games not only due to new states being created, but also by sanctions against the nations that lost the war and were blamed for starting it. Budapest had initially been selected to host the Games over Amsterdam and Lyon, but as the Austro-Hungarian Empire had been a German ally in the First World War, the Games were transferred to Antwerp in April 1919. Hungary, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria and Turkey were also banned from competing in the Games. Germany remained banned until 1925, and instead hosted a series of games called Deutsche Kampfspiele, starting with the Winter edition of 1922 (which predated the first Winter
When America entered the war in 1917, the national mood also turned against drinking alcohol. The Anti-Saloon League argued alcohol was damaging American society. National Prohibition came into force on the 16 January 1920. As the transport, selling or making of alcohol become illegal, drinking became secretive and more expensive, but it did not stop. Rich people had alcohol delivered to their houses and other people would visit a ‘speakeasy,’ which was a basement bar behind locked doors where people could drink in secret.