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We Didnt Start the Fire

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FC: We Didn't Start the Fire By: Rodolfo Postigo

1: Ernest Hemingway was a writer and journalist that was born on July 21, 1899. Since he was little he was a person with problems his mother treated him harshly and would dress him up with girl close. Ernest was a famous writer and journalist he was envied by many men because of his success and confidence. One of the things that made him famous was that most of the novels he wrote were things that he went through. For example his novel Farewell to arms he actually was in world war 2 as an ambulance of the Red Cross and got hit by a shell so the book was because of his experience. He wrote novels, stories and non-fiction novels. He was also a reporter in the beginning of his career. As I said he was a very troubled man he started his career as a big hit but then went doing writing peaces that were not as good and finally he couldn’t even finish a peace he got depressed and tried to kill himself he didn’t succeed but then in July of 1961 when he was at his house in Idaho he shot himself. | http://www.canalpatrimonio.com/imagftp/im150339Ernest_Hemingway_1950.jpg

2: Stranger in a Strange land By Robert A. Heinlein. This book was published in1961. It is about a child that was sent on one of the mars mission and was raised by the aliens when the humans died. On a second mission they did to mars the found him and they brought him back to earth. He didn’t have a really good idea o f what sex was so he was helped by doctors. The title gives some part of the story away because it says “Stranger in a Strange Land” so that means that he is a stranger in a land that he dosn't know. He wrote this book during the time that he was examining the difference between physical and emotional love. | http://rickischultz.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/stranger_in_a_strange_land_cover.jpg

3: In 1959 Fidel Castro over through the Cuban president Batista. People thought that Fidel was going to be a great president. Instead he wad the worst, he made Cuban people hate Cuba. People even escaped to the United States because they couldn’t live in a country like that. Cuban people were very tired of him. The people that escaped from Cuba to the United States were furious. They couldn’t believe that the beautiful country that they lived in was now a disaster because of one person. They wanted to overthrow him so they started the plan of invading Cuba and killing Fidel. This plan was then killed the Bay of Pigs. What happened was that the Cubans that lived in the United States hated Fidel obviously because they escaped so they got in contact with the cia in the united states to tell them about the plan and ask them if they would help them. The CIA and the government of the United States accepted they agreed that they would send aerial help. It was all set the plan was to be executed on April of 1961. This invasion was going to start at the southern part of Cuba. When the Cubans go to Cuba the army was waiting for them some way they found out. The government of the United States at the final minute decided not to help them. The Cubans who went to attack caught, killed and some went to jail. | http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/1235000/images/_1235128_cuba_bay_of_pigs_map150.gif

4: Bob Dylan was a very famous singer,poet and paintor. His real name was Robert Allen Zimmerman. He was born may 24, 1949. He was born in Duluth and raised in hibbing. He was a ro-model for many people. He graduated from school in 1959 he started studying art in Minnesota. While studying art he would write songs. Bob started singing in coffee shops his songs He was discovered in 1962 by John Hammond. By 1964 he was very famous. His art is displayed in some of the best galleries in the world they were saying he was the new singer for protests. In 1965 he started using an electric guitar in the New Port Folk Festival. | http://www.nvram.com.ar/files/posted_images/user_3290_bob_dylan_0002.jpg

5: Adolf Eichman was a German Nazi in world war 2. He wasn't a very normal person. There was one thing that made him special and that was that the hated the Jews too much.It was said that he hated the Jews even more than Hitler. Eichman was the one that designed or came up with the idea of concetration camps. At first there was another thing besides concentration camps wich was emmigration. Emigration was were the germans gave papers to the Jews and they had 24 hours to leave the country. That was before world war 2 when the war started all jews went to concentration camps. He was in charge of deporting the jews to the concentration camps. After the war he went to hide in Argentina. They couldn't find him because he had burned any pictures of him so it was very difficult to find him if they didn't have any pictures or ways to know it was him. After a lot of time looking for him some isIraeli agents found him. He was judged in Israel in 1960. He was considered guilty and was hanged. | http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-sa8pNy-8_dA/Tb2wq7vE5iI/AAAAAAAAAO0/AWUGHa1baY0/s1600/adolf_eichmann.jpg

6: Bibliography 1."Ernest Hemingway." Literature. Pearson Education, 2010. Web. 5 Jun 2011. < http://wps.ablongman.com/long_kennedy_lfpd_9/0,9130,1489988-,00.html >. 2.Liukkonen, Petri. "Robert a(anson) Heinlen." Books and Writers. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Jun 2011. http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/heinlein.htm 3."Bay of Pigs Invasion." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation inc, 01/06/11. Web. 5 Jun 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_of_Pigs_Invasion 4."Bob Dylan." Explore the Arts. N.p., 2011. Web. 5 Jun 2011. http://www.kennedy-center.org/explorer/artists/?entity_id=3723&source_type=A 5."Adolf Eichmann." American Experience. N.p., 2009. Web. 5 Jun 2011.

7: Quiz 1.Why did Ernest Hemingway kill himself? 2.What was Adolf Eichmann in charge of? 3.Why did the United States Cancel the Bay of Pigs invasion? 4.Why did Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan) change his name? 5.What was the book Stranger in a Strange land about?

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