Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Free Write- Today in history


1416 Jerome of Prague is burned as a heretic by the Church.
1431 Joan of Arc is burned at the stake by the English.
1527 The University of Marburg is founded in Germany.
1539 Hernando de Soto lands in Florida with 600 soldiers in search of gold.
1783 The first American daily newspaper, The Pennsylvania Evening Post, begins publishing in Philadelphia.
1814 The First Treaty of Paris is declared, returning France to its 1792 borders.
1848 William Young patents the ice cream freezer.
1854 The Kansas-Nebraska Act repeals the Missouri Compromise.
1859 The Piedmontese army crosses the Sesia River and defeats the Austrians at Palestro.
1862 Union General Henry Halleck enters Corinth, Mississippi.
1868 Memorial Day begins when two women place flowers on both Confederate and Union graves.
1889 The brassiere is invented.
1912 U.S. Marines are sent to Nicaragua to protect American interests.
1913 The First Balkan War ends.
1921 The U.S. Navy transfers the Teapot Dome oil reserves to the Department of the Interior.
1942 The Royal Air Force launches the first 1,000 plane raid over Germany.
1971 NASA launches Mariner 9, the first satellite to orbit Mars.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Ambition in LIFE

My ambition in life is important, because it helps me get on with things.

-Nate

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Friendship

I think that the most important part of friendship, is that you will always have there for you. This is good, because if you are feeling bad, you can have a friend be there for you. That is why friends are important.

-Nate

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

MEdia

I think the media can sometimes be too intrusive in peoples lives. I think this, because sometimes, the media follow people around to get info.

-Nate

Monday, May 14, 2012

Setbacks, How I deal with them.

I deal with setbacks by working to solve them. That is how I deal with setbacks.

-Nate

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Friday, May 4, 2012

Where I want to be right now.

Right now, I would want to be in England right now. I would like to be there, because that is where all my family lives, and the weather there is perfect right now. That is the reason  why I would like to be in England right now.

-Nate

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Cell phones

I think that the greatest advantages of the cell phone, is that you can call anyone, anywhere.

-Nate