History and Culture A _ 2012-2013

A class blog Patricia Bou. English Studies. UV

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Pearl Harbour Day Attack - 7th December 1941

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Friday, 6 November 2009

Sacco and Vanzetti

Joan Baez.

Here's to you Nicholas and Bart
Rest forever here in our hearts
The last and final moment is yours
That agony is your triumph!

Proclamation by Gov. Michael S. Dukakis of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti Memorial Day
Therefore, I, Michael S. Dukakis, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts hereby proclaim Tuesday, August 23, 1977, "NICOLA SACCO AND BARTOLOMEO VANZETTI MEMORIAL DAY";
and declare, further,
that any stigma and disgrace should be forever removed from the names of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, from the names of their families and descendants, and so call upon all the people of Massachusetts to pause in their daily endeavors to reflect upon these tragic events, and draw from their historic lessons the resolve to prevent the forces of intolerance, fear, and hatred from ever again uniting to overcome the rationality, wisdom, and fairness to which our legal system aspires.


Monday, 2 November 2009

The War to End all Wars

Paris Conference _ talks to reach peace agreement. Versailles Treaty signed May 1919
Since January, US President Wilson had been in Europe. He met the opposition of French leader Georges Clemenceau.

In the end, Wilson was disappointed with much of the Versailles Treaty. He had high hopes, however, for his scheme to create a League of Nations