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What Caused Hitler to Go Wrong Have you ever wanted to know what made Hitler go bad? Most people use the normal excuse that his childhood was the cause of all of his troubles. However, the information in this report should prove that theory wrong. He was a good student in his early school years and had dreams of becoming an artist. Adolf actually had a pretty normal childhood. On April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler was born in the small Austrian city of Branau. His father, Alois, worked as cu

Gail Hulsey WC: 700 American Lit. Dr. Bettich Nov. 1, 1998 Two Great Men Two men who will live on forever in our history books are Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. These two men have contributed many positive and sound ideas to our American culture. Their participation in so many different fields changed the world immensely. In their later years, they were noted politicians as well as respected scholars. Both were determined men who wanted to make the world a better place to live

The Golden Age of England Queen Elizabeth was the queen of England. She was born at Greenwich Palace on September 7, 1533 near London. Her father, Henry VIII had anulled his marriage with Catherine of Aragon and had broken with Rome to marry Anne Boleyn. Their daughter Elizabeth was to be the child of Reformation. She was a clever girl and was carefully educated by Cambridge tutors and moderate Protestant inclinations. She was brilliant at languages. Elizabeth became a good cla

The Enlightenment Torn Apart Based on Rousseau’s criticism of Enlightenment ideas, the French Revolution did and did not implement the ways of the Enlightenment. Rousseau sees a number of problems within the thinking of the Enlightenment, preferably when dealing with the arts and sciences. It is for this reason alone that the French Revolution in actuality did not implement the ideas of the Enlightenment. In fact, all of the actions that took place in the French Revolution totall

A French philosopher and writer, Pierre Bourdieu ( Bourdieu et al.1990) claims that sociological factors such as education, family background, cultural development of an individual as well as one s belonging to a specific social class, plays a vital part in interpretation and participation in the Arts. In order to evaluate this argument and make any logical conclusions, it must therefore be examined through evidence which in this case will be referring to an Australian artist, Robert Klippel

Walt Disney the American Hero Walt Disney; When that name is spoken faces of children and adults alike light up with looks of sheer joy. When debating what to see at the movies the newest Disney flick is almost always decided upon over the others. With Disney people are 100 percent sure to walk out of the theater happy and smiling. From the catchy theme songs to the thrilling theme parks Disney has built the fantasy empire. Although he built the fantasy world Disney was not a man who walk

Roy Lichtenstein Roy Lichtenstein was born in New York City on October 27th, 1923. He described his childhood as quiet and uneventful. His father was a realtor; his mother was a housewife. Art was not taught at the school Roy attended, but when he turned fourteen he began taking Saturday morning classes at the Parson School of Design. After he graduated from high school in 1940 he attended the School of Fine Art at Ohio State University. He was drafted however in 1943 in the middle of his ed

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98-1543) During the end of the fifteenth century and at the beginning of the sixteenth century lived one of the greatest portrait artists of all time. His name is Hans Holbein and was part of what is called the Northern Renaissance. He was born into a family of artists with his father, uncle, and older brother all artists. Hans Holbein is referred to as the younger because his father s name is also Hans Holbein, and he is referred to as the elder. Hol

Gunter Grass Gunter Grass is a German poet, novelist, playwright, sculptor, and printmaker. Grass describes himself as a “Spataufklarer”, a belated apostle of enlightenment in an era that has grown tired of reason (“Gunter”). He was born in Danzig, Germany (currently Gdansk, Germany) on October 16, 1927. Grass wrote his first unpublished novel when he was only thirteen. Like many teenagers during World War II, Grass was a member of the Hitler Youth. He served un

Maxfield Parrish, born Frederick Parrish, was one of the greatest illustrators of his time, ranking among top artists Van Gogh and Paul Cézanne. From his day of birth July 25th 1870 in Philadelphia, to the day he died in 1966 at the age of 95 in Cornish, Parrish lived a full wealthy life without many disappointments or sorrows in what was called the Golden Age of Illustration. Parrish’s works will be forever remembered as enchanting realistic paintings of fantasy and romance that h