Download American Biographies (Workbook) by McGraw-Hill PDF

By McGraw-Hill

Show description

Read Online or Download American Biographies (Workbook) PDF

Best arts & literature books

My father who is on earth

On March 6, 1945, after listening to rumors that his son, John, used to be writing a publication approximately their stormy prior, Frank Lloyd Wright wrote a word asking him, "What is that this speak of a ebook? Of all that I don’t want and dread is extra exploitation. Can’t you drop it? "John guaranteed his father that he would favor the ebook and despatched him a replica on its publication—March 29, 1946.

Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise

Whilst motion picture fans communicate of the "Lubitsch touch," they seek advice from a novel experience of fashion and style, humor and humanity, that suffused the flicks of 1 of Hollywood's maximum administrators. during this first ever full-length biography of Ernst Lubitsch, Scott Eyman takes readers behind the curtain of such vintage movies as hassle in Paradise (1932), The Merry Widow (1934), Bluebeard's 8th spouse (1938), Ninotchka (1939), the store round the nook (1940), To Be or to not Be (1942), and Heaven Can Wait (1943), which jointly represent some of the most vital and influential our bodies of labor in Hollywood.

Pretty People: Movie Stars of the 1990s

Within the Nineties, American civil society obtained upended and reordered as many social, cultural, political, and monetary associations have been replaced endlessly. lovely humans examines quite a lot of Hollywood icons who mirror how stardom in that decade was once reworked because the kingdom itself was once signaling major alterations to customary rules approximately gender, race, ethnicity, age, classification, sexuality, and nationality.

James Dean. El Angel Oscuro

James Dean tenía sólo 24 años cuando murió en una solitaria carretera el 30 de septiembre de 1955, mientras se dirigía a una competición automovilística en Salinas, CAlifornia. En el momento de su deadly accidente llevaba apenas dieciocho meses en Hollywood y había rodado tres películas, Al este del edén, Rebelde sin causa y Gigante.

Additional info for American Biographies (Workbook)

Example text

Most African Americans, in contrast, supported the Republican party. Once in control, the white conservative Democrats discriminated harshly against African Americans, eventually depriving almost all of them of the right to vote by 1890. The final two decades of his life were devoted largely to religious work. Reviewing the Biography Answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper. 1. Remembering the Details Why did Jefferson Davis vacate his Senate seat? 2. Understanding Information What was Hiram Revels’s background prior to his election to the Senate?

Understanding Information How did Taylor define “scientific management”? Thinking Critically 3. Making Inferences Why might some workers have been against Taylor’s efficiency studies? 32 AMERICAN BIOGRAPHIES Copyright © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Taylor spent five months studying the way workers used shovels. “We would see a . . shoveler go from shoveling rice coal with a load of 3 1/2 pounds to the shovel to handling ore . . with 38 pounds to the shovel. Now, is 3 1/2 pounds . . or is 38 pounds the proper shovel load?

Drawing Conclusions How does the story of Nast’s attacks on the Tweed Ring show the significance of freedom of the press? 36 AMERICAN BIOGRAPHIES Copyright © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. crooked political boss, was arrested in Spain, the person most responsible for his capture was the cartoonist Thomas Nast. Nast’s cartoons portraying the corruption of the “Tweed Ring” made Boss Tweed so well recognized that even the Spanish authorities were able to identify him. Perhaps Nast’s anti-Tweed cartoons were more effective than anything else he drew because they exposed corruption in political office.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 25 votes