Albert Speer – rise to prominence Albert Speer was a significant figure in German history due to his various architectural projects and his appointment as Minister for Armaments. Although he claimed to be apolitical, Speer joined the Nationalist Social party on March 1st, 1931 and from they’re his career in the Nazi party prospered. Speer’s first contribution to the Nazi party was as a chauffer, as district head of the Nazi Motorist League, where he met Karl Hanke. A recommendation by Hanke to Goebbels, gave Speer his first architectural assignment of decorating Goebbels headquarters in Berlin. Hitler approved the finished result, however Goebbels did not like its simplicity and had it redecorated.
Held, typically, on a neutral playing field the Superbowl attracts revelers from all over the country to a specific location to pay homage to the great American sport. This event speaks volumes about the state of culture, or the shift in our American culture, from the secular to non-secular. Certain pilgrimages still hold much more of a religious meaning to the partakers in the pilgrimage; spanning across all religions including Christianity but not excluding; Judaism, Islam, and even Buddhism and Hinduism. In fact, in Hinduism, the pilgrimage to various holy places along the Holy River Ganges is regarded to be the largest religious gathering in the world. Upwards of 70 million people partake in this ritual every three years (Maygers, 2011).
Hence, fortune and opportunity significant assisted Speer’s rise. Speer’s subsequent design of the Nuremberg rally and his trademark Cathedral of Light formed the basis of Speer’s initial international prominence. On 30th of January 1937 Speer was officially commissioned as Inspector General of Buildings for the Renovation of the Federal Capital (GBI). Speer’s power grew, leaping prominent figures such as Goebbel’s as he became answerable only to Hitler for the ‘Germania’ project to refurbish Berlin and 40 “Fuhrer cities”. Speer’s successes constructing the
Also by using the revolutionary leaders as the images for the ads, the company ended up gaining credibility which in the long run worked in the company’s advantage. For years, John Hancock Life Insurance company touted the accomplishments of many unsung heroes through the use of advertisement. This company wanted not only the successes of revolutionary leaders to be remembered but also persuaded the people of America to be loyal to their nation. Designs in particular for Walt Whitman’s 1951 ad used a blend of earthy tones, great color
What happens in Vegas needs to stay in Vegas. It does not need to be happening here”. (Marr, 2010). With that being said, you can see that there is a huge debate on whether or not to allow casino gambling at Keeneland Horse Track. The pros and cons seem to be about equal when you do your study on this topic.
Scribes, Warriors, and Kings: The City of Copan and the Ancient Maya William L. Fash Harvard University Jared Kopiczko History 134.122936.Online The Maya, one of the most important civilizations in the New World, flourished in the western part of Honduras for over two thousand years. They left an important legacy of art, mathematics and astronomy that still permeate our culture to this day. In modern day Honduras, we can still visit and study the ruins of their great cities and monuments and gaze in wonder at their massive technological achievements long before the aid of modern construction equipment. These ruins have long been the subject of intense study and many great books have been written about their life and times. The Maya
Every year on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, the members of Kappa Kappa Gamma, of Whitman College in Washington, host the Annual Dr. Seuss Day festival (Diaz). Over 300 people show up every year for this huge festival, and even if they do not go, Dr. Seuss Day is still celebrated all over America
He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial. A Brook In The City The farmhouse lingers, though averse to square With the new city street it has to wear A number in. But what about the brook That held the house as in an elbow-crook? I ask as one who knew the brook, its strength And impulse, having dipped a finger length And made it leap my knuckle, having tossed A flower to try its currents where they crossed. The meadow grass could be cemented down From growing under pavements of a town; The apple trees be sent to hearth-stone flame.
In Lyndon Johnson first years of office he obtained passage of one of the most extensive legislative programs in the nation’s history. First, he obtained enactment of the measures President Kennedy had been urging at the time of his death a new civil rights bill and a tax cut. Next, he urged the nation “to build a great society, place where the meaning of man’s life matches the marvels of man’s labor.” I 1964. Johnson won the presidency with 61 percent of the vote and had the widest popular margin in American history, more that 15,000,000 votes. The Great Society program became Johnson’s agenda for Congress in January 1965, aid to education, attack on disease, Medicare, urban renewal, beautification, conservation, development of depressed regions, a wide scale fight against poverty, control and prevention of crime and delinquency, removal of obstacles to the right to vote.
The original goal of Cover the Night, as introduced in the viral KONY 2012 video, was to make Joseph Kony famous. That happened in a matter of days thanks to millions of people around the world who shared the KONY 2012 films. The event has expanded into a global day of action, embodied by the idea that our liberty is bound together and that the human connection extends around the globe, but starts across the street. Already, thousands of Kony 2012 supporters have contacted the African Union, the United Nations, global leaders, and heads of state, asking them to support international efforts to end LRA violence. On April 20, 2012, people all around the world served their local communities to promote justice for Joseph Kony in creative and