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BJ Joel by Daniel

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BC: Picture Bibliography: msnbc.msn.com unabrevehistoria.blogspot.com filmaffinity.com cuentayrazon.blogcindario.com notablebiographies.com notablebiographies.com sportscards360.com

FC: We Didn't Start the Fire By: Billy Joel

1: "Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac Sputnik, Zhou Enlai, Bridge On The River Kwai"

2: Mickey Mantle | Mickey Charles Mantle was born on the 20 of October in 1931 in Dallas, Texas. Later on in his child hood he moved to Oklahoma and settled there. In his teen he was already enthusiastic and took very serious all the sport he played. In high school he was awarded a scholarship to a university that had great American football but he truly was more interested in Baseball.

3: In this time Mickey unfortunately had a period time where he didn’t play any sports because of his disease that almost made him lose his leg, but even though he didn’t this infection affected him forever. He was also known for not only entering one of the most prestigious teams of all time but one of the quickest from the simplest categories to the major leagues. He participated in 16 all-star games and appeared in 12 World Series which 7 his team the Yankees won. Later on unfortunately the great baseball player Mickey Charles Mantle died on August 13 1995 but tough’s great 18 years of his life that he played in the major leagues will not get erased.

4: Chou En-Lai

5: Chou En-Lai was the first Premier Minister in the communist party of china. He was born on 1898. His name originally was Chou En-Lai but now these days is pronounced and written Zhou En-Lai. Zhou was an excellent student since early age he had a great effort and was very clear on the way he was and acted. Zhou went to schools and academies all over Europe and Asia; China, Japan, and France, which later on helped him, get to the communist party of china. One of his remarkable qualities is that he is an amazing spokesman and was actually the spokesmen for foreign affairs. During his political career he was involved in a communist march that was 6,000 miles long across China. In the 40’s he became a leader in the nationalists that took place in china. And after that he won control of his country in the 1949 when communism took control of china. Zhou En-Lai died on the 1979 and will be remembered as history of China.

6: “Bridge on the river Kwai”

7: “Bridge of the river Kwai” was one of the most important and honored war films in motion picture at the time of 1957. This film won a variety of prices like the best picture and the Oscar for best director. This film was based on things of the II World War. The two authors of the screenplay were Michel Wilson and Carl Foreman there actually was a rumor that they were communist and for this reason weren’t allowed in Hollywood. The actual films action is in the 1943 where the Japanese force the prisoners of war to make a railroad bridge over the Kwai River. This would allow the trail to go to many different locations that before couldn’t like Bangkok, Thailand and many more. The actual picture was made in Sri lanka or in toughs days called Ceylon. The plot of the film is when the Japanese have control over the British prisoners of war who have a long delegation toward if they were going to build the bridge. The British fight toward trying to destroy the bridge and finally do. This is the most important part of the film. This video has not won its fame because of the physical appearance but really more of the meaning to it, which is the insanity of war.

8: Boris Pasternak

9: Boris Pasternak was a Very famous Russian poet that circulated from 1900 to the 60. He was born on February 10, 1890 in Moscow. When Pasternak was at a young age he enjoyed lot music and the Philosophy of it. Later on he became to be one of Russias most famous poetess ever. His poems were about Love, Peace Nature and also War, real situations and revolutions at the time. They all had one particular rule, which was that no communism was allowed or accepted in his mind. Later on in life the Soviet Union was very picky with the art work and poems that people wrote because sometimes were against there beliefs. One of his poems that was later on after he died actually published was called “My sisters life’ and was published in 1992. Another book of his that was also published after he died was “Dr. Zhiviago” very famous as well as very touching; it is a type of poem that leaves you thinking.

10: "Little Rock"

11: In the 50 racism and discrimination was still very powerful in the United States of America. All blacks were treated differently than the whites and didn’t have so many privileges as the others. In Little Rock, Arkansas on September 20, 1957 there was cases of 9 black students that were not allowed to go in to their school. This was because a group of national guards that Governor Orval had set up so they would not let them pass the school entrance. The actual “reason” was because Central High did not want them to integrate this school. During this time the president that was running was Eisenhower and when he heard the shocking news he eminently ordered the governor to let them go to school. On September 23 all of the nine students went to school, but they new that still they were going to get harassed. To prevent this they went through the back door and stayed in school but then a group of white mobs came and they wanted to beat them up, for this reason they escaped from the same door they came in and saved their lives. The next day when the President herd what had happened he gave each of the student a personal guard from the airborne division so they could have a successful day of class.

12: Quiz | 1.What was the book that Boris Pasternak wrote that was published after his death? 2.In what countries did Chou en-lai study in? 3.Which team did Mickey Mantle play in and how many World Series did they participate in? 4.What was the intention of the bridge that the British prisoners of war build? 5. Who was the U.S.A President at the time of the Arkansas incident?

13: Bibliography | Mickey Mantle: Nightingale, Dave. "Mantle, Mickey." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2011. Web. 3 May 2011. Chou En-lai: Dirlik, Arif. "Zhou Enlai." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2011. Web. 3 May 2011. Bridge on the River Kwai: Zeff, Dan. "Bridge on the River Kwai, The." World Book Student. World Book, 2011. Web. 17 May 2011. Pasternak, Boris: Crone, Anna Lisa. "Pasternak, Boris." World Book Student. World Book, 2011. Web. 19 May 2011. Little Rock: "Oracle Think Quest." Little Rock Nine. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Jun 2011. .

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  • Title: BJ Joel by Daniel
  • Few topics from the song "We didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Jol
  • Tags: 2 world war, billy jol, bj, education
  • Published: over 8 years ago