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1: Billy Joel is a famous artist in musical sense. He has done many songs in which he has been famous for like Uptown Girl, We Didn't Start the Fire, and many more. This project is about the song We Didn't Start the Fire. It was chosen because of the history and the topics that are sang in the lyrics. | INTRODUCTION

3: The Bay of Pigs Invasion is the unsuccessful invasion the some of the Cuban exiles and the United States government had planned out to get rid of the Cuban Communist government by taking Fidel Castro out of office in the government in April 17-19, 1961. This plan was approved by the president John F. Kennedy who was the president of the time.This was realized because the United States had stopped connections with the United States. The Cubans later got help from the Soviet Union creating a situation for theCuban Missile Crisis. The United States were afraid of this act because the Soviets and their communism will spread.So they send the Bay of Pigs. The United States and the Cuban exiles had 1,500 trained ground forces. The Cuban government had 25, 000 army forces, 200 militia, and 9,00 armed forces. At the end the Cubans had beat the United States and the Cuban exiles. | Bay of Pigs Invasion

4: In August 13 of 1961, Berlin was divided in two parts because the competition of the United States and the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union put a wall to mark the barrier of Communism and Democracy. Stalin saw that the many people were going out of the Communist part of Germany. So over night he put a concrete wall separating communism and democracy in Berlin. This was described by Winston Churchill as an “Iron Curtain”. This wall stood up for 28 years in which when it was demolished it was said that the Cold War had ended. During the 28 years the United States took over supplies in the Berlin Airlift which was supplies sent to people who were in the East Side of Berlin that were starving. Many people that were in the East Side of the wall were separated from their families. Many people tried to go over the wall to the West Side of the wall, some succeeded but people got shot by the Soviet guards in their attempt of crossing the wall. This wall was finally demolished in November 9, 1989.

5: Berlin Wall

6: Ernest Hemingway

7: Ernest Hemingway was born in July @1, 1889 whose parents were Clarence Edmunds and Grace Hemingway. He was born in Oak Park, Illinois. He was the second child and first son of his family. His brothers and sisters were Marcelline, Ursula, Madelaine, Carol, and Leicester. Throughout the early years to his senoir year of school he had 5 brothers and sisters. After he finished high school he went to get enlisted in the army for WWI. He got drafted into the army in which he was second lieutenant for the Red Cross trying to get into some serious action. During battle he got his leg injured by a mortar shell. After he got home he became a war hero for his family and friends. He even got strangers to ask him about his experiences. Then throughout those years between the end of WWI and the beginning of WWII he wrote many books in which many were published and helped him become famous. These books were: "A Farewell to Arms", "Death in the Afternoon", and "To Have and Have Not". After WWII he wrote many books in which he got more famous from. Those were "Across the River and into the Trees" and "The Old Man and the Sea". In 1954 he suffered two planes crashes in which he survived. He was then awarded the Nobel Prize of Literature. Six years later he moved to Ketchum, Idaho. He then committed suicide on July 2, 1961.

9: Adolf Eichmann was born in Solingen, Germany in March 19, 1906. In World War I his family moved to Linz, Austria. He had his pre-Nazi life there until he had joined the Nazi Party in April 1932 and rose through the party’s chain of command. In November of the same year he became member of Heinrich Himmler’s SS making him leave Linz in 1933. In January 1942 there was a high official Nazi conference where they discussed the final solution for the Jews. That solution was mass execution. He was the appointed as the chief executioner. He had to organize the identification, assembly, and transportation of Jews from all over occupied Europe to their final destinations at Auschwitz and other extermination camps in Poland. When the war ended he got captured by the United States troops but he escaped the prison camp in 1946. He went to live in Buenos Aires, Argentina He was captured by Israel service agents and send to Israel. He then got a trail for 9 days and sentenced to death. He got hanged in May 31, 1962. | Adolf Eichmann

10: Bob Dylan was born in May 24, 1961 in Duluth, Minnesota with the original name of Robert Allen Zimmerman. He changed his name for the reason that of this famous poet called Dylan Thomas. Throughout his musical career he was motivated by Elvis Presley, Jerry Lewis, Little Richard, and his idol Woody Guthrie. He in 1960 he dropped out of college and moved to New York where his idol Woody Guthrie was. He made a single for his idol called “Song to Woody”. 2 years later in 1962, he signed a contract with Colombia Records. There he made many albums like in 1963 album “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” that have “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall”. One year later in 1964 he released another album which was called “The Times they are A-Changin”. In the 60’s Bob Dylan did 200 concerts annually. | Bob Dylan

12: Quiz 1.Which people were involved in the Bay of Pigs invasion? 2.Which were the two sides of Berlin? a.France, Germany, United States vs. Soviet Union b.France, England, United States vs. Germany c.France, England, United States vs. Soviet Union d.Soviet, France, United States vs. England

13: 3.What was Adolf Eichmann part of in WWII? 4.Who motivated Bob Dylan in his musical career? 5.True or False? Ernest Hemingway got his legged injured by a mortar shell.

14: Bibliography http://flavorwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/billy-joel.jpg (Billy Joel INTRODUCTION) http://www.sciencebase.com/images/berlin-wall.jpg (Berlin Wall) https://files.pbworks.com/download/0jBFvU9cuK/bashapedia/13962104/Bay%20of%20Pigs.jpg (Bay of Pigs Invasion) http://s4.hubimg.com/u/2650119_f260.jpg (Ernest Hemingway) http://jeremylent.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/adolf-eichmann.jpg (Adolf Eichmann) http://www.8notes.com/wiki/images/250px-Bob_Dylan_by_Daniel_Kramer.jpg (Bob Dylan) http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_GsJ0PZjfZPw/TMD5SNJNuWI/AAAAAAAAD0A/Msms7uOkbiY/s1600/billy+joel+rock+band+3.jpg (Billy Joel Front Page)

15: http://www.biography.com/articles/Ernest-Hemingway-9334498 Yannuzi, Della A. "Ernest Hemingway" People To Know. 1998. Print. http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar056540&st=berlin http://www.biography.com/articles/Bob-Dylan-9283052?part=0 http://www.biography.com/articles/Adolf-Eichmann-9285259 http://worldhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/309572?terms=bay+of+pigs

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