• In Gold Rush a woman talked about how a Chinese family bought a little shack for twenty-five dollars, rip the floor boards out, and found over three-hundred dollars of gold dust that fell through the floor. In Paint Your wagon they get a similar idea to collect the gold dust that fell under the saloon floors by digging tunnels under the floors. • Both movies showed that understanding the importance of supply and demand was significant to making money in the gold rush. • In both movies they showed that as the gold got scarcer, men would join together in groups or
Just inside the entrance, cardboard cartons, clean and with their top flaps intact. With the silent fervor of a mute at a horse race, I willed him toward them. It was slow going. His collar was pulled so high that he appeared headless as he shuffled across the street like a man who must feel Earth with his toes to know that he walks there. Standing unselfconsciously in the white glare of an overhead light, he began to sort through the boxes, picking them up, one by one, inspecting tops, insides, flaps.
It was deduced through this examination that the bog body was a 25-30yr old, well-built and well groomed male with brown facial hair and a beard. The fact that he had a beard made him unique to other bog bodies that had been discovered as they were uncommon at the time he lived. This as well as the fact that he was well-groomed and his fingernails appeared manicured lead to the conclusion that this man was an important member of society, may even a dignitary, who was exempt from manual labour. A variety of scientific techniques including electron spin resonance (ESR) spectroscopy and atomic absorption spectrometry were also used to reveal information about Lindow Man’s life. With ESR spectroscopy as well as scanning electron microscopy scientists were able to determine Lindow Man’s stomach contents.
Many banks seized land cattle, and farm machinery from farmers that defaulted on their loans to keep themselves in business (4 pg665). And thus the rise of criminal activity would begin and people like John Dillinger, Machine gun Kelley, Babyface Nelson and of course the famous Bonnie and Clyde would be known and looked at by all. One of the most significant moral dilemmas occurred with Bonnie Parker. After they kill a man in a freak accident during a robbery Clyde comes to her and tells her that no one knows who she is but they’ve seen him. She could leave
. Near one wall there was a black cast-iron stove, its stovepipe going straight up through the ceiling. In the middle of the room stood a big square table littered with playing cards, and around it were grouped boxes for the pllayers to sit on. A bit later it is explained that the mattresses for these bunks were made of long burlap sacks stuffed with straw. Obviously the
We also gain information on what the beds are like. We are told that over each bed/bunk, was an ‘apple box with the opening forward so that it made two shelves for the personal belongings’. We then learn that in each of the shelves were ‘loaded with little articles, soap and talcum powder, razors and those Western magazines that the ranch men love the read and scoff at and secretly believe’. We know that some shelves contained ‘medicines … and little vials, combs; and from nails on the box sides, a few
History Extended Essay Sahil Khoja Empowering Women though Liquid Gold Research Question: To what extent did the birth of the Argan Oil Sector in Morocco affect the role of women in Moroccan society? Word Count: 3671 Abstract The extended essay examines how the Argan Oil Cooperatives in Morocco positively altered the social, economic, and political status of women. It undertakes a historical investigation of the circumstances that the women lived in, specifically in underdeveloped areas of rural Morocco. The investigation deals with the relationship between the Argan Oil Cooperatives and the members (women) working for the cooperative to examine the question: To what extent did the birth of the Argan Oil Sector in Morocco affect the role of women in Moroccan society? To answer this question, the traditional role of Moroccan women, initiatives of Argan Oil Cooperatives, and the structure of these cooperatives will be examined.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, an ancient fable, is about an impoverished man who stole some money from a magical cave. That money belonged to a band of forty thieves who found out that Ali Baba, the man, had stolen some of their money. To get even with him, the forty thieves decided to kill Ali Baba. Ali Baba, along with the aid of his servant, Morgiana, outsmarted and killed the forty thieves. In the end, he took the rest of the money from the cave and became the richest man in the village.