He will doubtless remain one of the world's unrecognised and unrewarded benefactors. Other poor people are not the enemy, no matter how they look, how they pray, or who they love. Four furnaces out of five were haunted by the spectre of debt; and in a bad year, like orscores of furnaces were blown out.
And another—the publishers get into a stew about this every two or three years—is the unpopularity of short stories. Instead of fighting for them to have better housing, we joke about tornados hitting trailer parks. Ward, of Detroit, loomed up as the first of the iron kings, with several millions to his credit and three flourishing plants, in Chicago, Detroit, and Milwaukee.
No man was ever more undaunted in failure and more modest in victory. The intent was to encourage the upper classes to spend and invest more, which would boost the economy and create new jobs. If Columbus discovered America, why isn't Spanish the official language?
Falling in love with Elizabeth Huber, the pretty daughter of an iron-maker, he married her and bought her father's furnace. But after the war, ex-slaves were left to linger and die in a world created by those in the North who no longer cared and those in the South who now resented their existence.
There was nothing local about his work. Bessemer, whose right to royalties was now at an end, was lauded as the original inventor, while Kelly was vilified as an interloper.
Not a single person looked at us. I fired a third time. At Christmas time we spent a feverish ten days struggling with Christmas cards and calendars, which are tiresome things to sell but good business while the season lasts.
The superintendent, his head on his chest, was slowly poking the ground with his stick; perhaps he was counting the cries, allowing the prisoner a fixed number—fifty, perhaps, or a hundred.
An offer was made to Mr. It is so with all types of manual work; it keeps us alive, and we are oblivious of its existence. Most of the things one imagines in hell are if there—heat, noise, confusion, darkness, foul air, and, above all, unbearably cramped space.
The Bill of Rightsforbidding federal restriction of personal freedoms and guaranteeing a range of legal protections, was adopted in In the end one gets to know these people almost at a glance.
The tariff, too, was even more variable than the currency.
How bright everything looked, and how sweet the winds did blow, after the gloomy, reeking spike! Why do poor whites vote along the same party lines as their wealthy neighbors across the road? Under the excitement of the moment, he would often sweep down upon everything in his way with the velocity of a tornado, discharging his best men, and hurling anathemas right and left.
Yet at the close of a year's wrangling and legal cannonading, the Ward forces suddenly flew the white flag, and surrendered all their patents to Holley in return for a thirty percent interest in the consolidation.
William and, Fred, two young, ex-fishermen from Norfolk, sang a sad song about Unhappy Bella, who was betrayed and died in the snow. With whites and Blacks divided, the wealthy elite prospered enormously for the next two hundred years while poor whites remained locked in poverty.
If the English language were under threat, matters might be different. This is not intended to bring the coal out, only to loosen it. The apocryphal story credits Betsy Ross for sewing the first flag from a pencil sketch handed to her by George Washington.
In Kelly was told that Henry Bessemer, an Englishman, had taken out a United States patent for the "pneumatic process.
I had almost made up my mind that the whole story was a pack of lies, when we heard yells a little distance away. And once, in spite of the men who gripped him by each shoulder, he stepped slightly aside to avoid a puddle on the path.
Don Tyson, having lived his entire life in northwest Arkansas, was one of them.met the man who said those words while working as a bartender in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas. It was a one-street town in Benton County.
THE SPIKE. It was late-afternoon. Forty-nine of us, forty-eight men and one woman, lay on the green waiting for the spike to open.
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Dec 31, · NEW YORK, April 13, — The United States, contrary to popular belief, has no official language. Federal legislators have proposed laws to make English the official business language of the.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
At million square miles ( million km 2), the United States is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area and slightly smaller than the entire. English should not be the official language of the United States because the US a multilingual society that embraces other cultures and languages.
By making English the official language we offend the idea of American diversity.Download