X Marks the Spot
X Marks the Spot
Introduction: Malcolm X, human rights activist and public voice of the Black Muslim faith,
challenged the mainstream civil rights movement as he manifested his belief in the black protest
school of thought.
John Tyler, he is the first President born after the Ratification of the Constitution of the United
States, making him the first president to be born a United States citizen. Their parents were John
Tyler, Sr. (1747-1813) and Mary Armistead (1761-1797), b
Christopher Columbus Controversy
Controversy has arisen over the validity of honoring the explorer as a hero.
Columbus encountered many indigenous people.
He focused on finding riches and conquering new lands.
Him and his people trea
Christopher Columbus: Introduction
Made four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain.
He was determined to find a direct route west from Europe to Asia.
He accidentally stumbled upon America.
Albeit, he didnt discover the New World
The comic book adaptation, Watchmen, takes place in an alternative timeline were
masked heroes assisted the law to fight against criminals and gangs.
In the 1930s and 1940s, a group of these heroes or vigilantes formed the Minutemen.
Initially, when we began the project we realized that if both of us were acting we
would need someone to film us.
Fortunately our friend Sammy Guy was willing to help us; however we should
have thought more about that.
We also learned a great deal about v
However no one gives any importance to his hand.
Finally, as ongoing discussion about the situation goes on, the ambassador
escapes the attention of the others and manages to take pictures of the War Room.
In the end, the doctor miraculously stands up fro
Dr. Strangelove, an apparent mad-scientist and former Nazi on a wheelchair,
explains the specifics and logic behind the Doomsday device, explaining why it must also
be incapable of being deactivated.
The scene the once again shifts to the Air Force base w
The protagonist of the film, a 9 year old boy, Hogarth Hughes wanders off into the woods
the next day and discovers the giant robot.
The robot, hungry for metal begins to feed off a power substation only to be struck by
the electric current; however, Hoga
There he claims to not care about humanity anymore and seems unwilling to help
until he scans Jupiters memories and discovers that the Comedian was her father.
He then decides to help.
On Earth, Rorschach and the Dreiberg, who now, is in his Nite Owl cost
Summary of Salt
This movie begins with an American businesswoman, Evelyn Salt, being tortured
in a prison in North Korea because she is suspected of being a spy.
Salt is eventually released by the North Koreans is and is picked up by two mean,
Dr.Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Dr.Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, or simply
Dr.Strangelove is an old 1964 film that directly satirizes the Cold War.
The film starts off in the sky depi
Dean, a beatnik artist, eventually gives into letting the robot stay after seeing its friendly
Mansley however manages to call the Army and takes the forces to the junkyard.
Dean manages to pass the giant as a work of art and humiliates Mansely in
However just as a nuclear bomb is being prepared to be launched at the giant, a
recovered Hogarth comes into the robots path and stops him.\
As the military officer witnesses this he calls off all attacks, but in fact a
panicking Mansley calls for the nuc
The employees there were very nice and explained to us how the computers worked and
how to look up media clips.
Since photographs were not allowed in the museum, we went to the very back of the
library and took pictures.
We soon discovered an easy way to
Eventually, the weather combined with Russian resistance caused the German to
retreat 100 miles from Moscow by December 1941.
Meanwhile, a fierce battle was raging in the Atlantic.
Germany wanted to close down shipping routes from America to Europe, cutti
After leaving the Museum of Modern Art, my group (including Adam, Alex,
Annie, Jack, and Peter) and I were trying to decide whether to go to Paley Media
Museum or to Intrepid.
Paley was nearby, so we went inside.
We saw that there was no photography allow
It took us a while to find a subway route to Penn Station, and when we finally got
on the right one, we realized that we only had a few minutes to get there.
Just as the subway was about to leave, a woman put her purse too close to the
doors, which stoppe
However, the Paley museum is an excellent source of historical information and is
helpful in understanding history.
I would recommend that everyone go there because it is a very exciting
I felt like I had all the information in the world at my
The United States had already figured out Japans next target, Midway, due to
PURPLE- Japanese code decoding machine.
Midway was won due to MAGIC, the American effort to break the Japanese code.
PURPLE, and along with Coral Sea was the decisive battle in t
The Germans were winning in Europe; the Japanese had Manchuria and were advancing
in China; Americas ability to fight in the Pacific seemed crippled.
However, this situation would change in 1942.
The year 1942 marked the half-way point of World War II.
This political and economic climate in Europe caused the rise of many dictators: Hitler in
Germany, Mussolini in Italy, and Stalin in the Soviet Union.
Meanwhile, Emperor Hirohito of Japan looked to invade Manchuria.
Hitler united Germany with Austria, an
The Battle of Stalingrad had begun in July of 1942 and concluded on February 2,
This battle was labeled the turning point of the war with Germany for the
Germans 6th Army was defeated, because it ended German expansion and the overall
result for the
The Germans defeated Allied troops in France quickly.
On May 25, 1940, the Germans had driven the British and French troops to
However, instead of attacking, Hitler allowed 332,226 soldiers to escape to
It is predicted that if Hitler had