• Should the Past Be Judged?
    today. In her essay “At the Buffalo Bill Museum, June 1988,” Jane Tompkins questions whether or not we should judge the past by the standards and values of today. While visiting the Buffalo Bill Museum, Tompkins mentions that she is disturbed by the scenery of the museum and the statement made by William...
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  • Welcome to the Preaching
    The Preaching’s of Jane Tompkins One may say that “At the Buffalo Bill Museum, 1988” by author Jane Tompkins is a timeless work that openly questions the morality of human behavior in the Western Era of American history. However, it is none other than a wordy diary entry. Tompkins comes off as snooty...
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  • American Character - Then and Now
    Characters like Buffalo Bill, Nathaniel (Natty) Bumpo, and Daniel Boone helped illustrated American character. The introduction of "she-males," women with feminine and masculine qualities, were also an important feature of these novels west (Cullen 127). Characters like Jane, from Calamity Jane by Edward...
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  • En Silence of the Lambs Summary
    read the details. Chapters 5 & 6 Jack Crawford has got a lot on his mind besides Buffalo Bill. His wife Bella's real sick. She's in a terminal situation. He's keeping her at home. If it wasn't for Buffalo Bill, he'd have taken compassionate leave. Clarice gets permission to proceed on the Raspail...
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  • Bufalo Bill
    work[edit] William Frederick Cody ("Buffalo Bill") got his nickname after the American Civil War when he had a contract to supply Kansas Pacific Railroad workers with buffalo meat. Cody earned the nickname by killing 4,280 American bison (commonly known as buffalo) in eighteen months, (1867–1868).[1]...
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  • blaj
    America Art. N.p., n.d. Web-ppt. 26 Sept. 2012 5. Howart, John K. American Paradise: The World of the Hudson River School. New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1937. Print. 6. “Herman Melville.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 20 Sept.2012. Web 26 Sept.2012 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Melville...
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  • Sector Paper
    in the field. 1. Tompkins County Department of Human Services- Human Services Building, 320 West Martin Luther King, Jr./State Street, Ithaca, New York 14850, phone number: 607-274-5266. Ms. Judy Voorheis is the director of the Foster Care Placement and Home Finder at the Tompkins County Department...
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  • Ballad of Birmingham and Evolution
    sort of attire in which one would be buried in. Alexie distorts his poem by making the character “Buffalo Bill” seem as though he is helping the Native Americans. They all go to this white Buffalo Bill man for business and trade him all of their possessions. Historically, this commonly happened to Native...
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  • Aloha 243
    events resulted in the failure sequence. This has been referred to as a "_zipper effect_." First Officer Madeline "Mimi" Tompkins Madeline Tompkins Madeline "Mimi" Tompkins is an airline pilot who gained international fame on April 28, 1988, after landing Aloha Airlines Flight 243 safely, after...
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  • America's Western Frontier
    Exaggeration of realistic characters such as Wild Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane are two villains who venture from town to town stealing and stirring up -mythical relations from the Wild West in which in Old West documentation both Wild Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane were just a married couple who proposed to...
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  • The Life of Buffalo Bill
    The Life of Buffalo Bill Many of today’s most popular legends began in the old west. One of these legends that still lives is that of Buffalo Bill. The name Buffalo Bill is backed by a rich and colorful history. Most Americans have probably heard this name in passing and never really knew who he...
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  • trfhyj
    years‚ Sam Clemens and Olivia (Livy) Langdon were married in 1870. They settled in Buffalo‚ New York‚ where Sam had become a partner‚ editor and writer for the daily newspaper the Buffalo Express. While living in Buffalo‚ their first child‚ Langdon Clemens‚ was born. In 1871‚ Sam moved his family to...
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  • Synopsis of the Four Hannibal Movies
    of the victims while Hannibal enjoyed the food, drink and music. Graham identifies where the killer works. Meanwhile, Dolarhyde goes to Brooklyn Museum. He consumed the painting of the Red Dragon. Dolarhyde sees Graham interviewing his boss. He goes to see Reba one last time but finds her talking...
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  • Calamity Jane
    shots in the West. When they returned from Arizona, she was order to the Muscle Shell Indian outbreak. This is where she earned her name, "Calamity Jane." Over the next few years, she was ordered around, still continuing to dress and act like a man. She was found out to be a woman after being seen swimming...
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  • Mary Jemison
    Mary Jemison or Dehgewanus "The White Woman of the Genesee" In the fall of 1743, somewhere on the stormy Atlantic, a child was born to Thomas and Jane Jemison aboard the ship William and Mary. The little baby girl was named Mary, and although she was not aware of it, she was joining her parents and...
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  • Black Hills of Dakota- Descriptive Essay
    explorers; people such as Lewis and Clark, Wild Bill Hickcock, Calamity Jane, George Armstrong Custer and Wyatt Earp. It was the sacred land of the Sioux Indians, with great chiefs such as Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. It was a place where millions of buffalo used to roam the open plains. These stories fascinated...
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  • conversation topics
    Information** Two friends filling in a form together Jane: Your painting is fantastic Roger! Roger: I'm happy you like it. I’m going to enter it into a competition. Here's the form, could you help me fill it out please? My hands have paint all over them. Jane: OK, here are the questions....What's your name...
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  • All About Nursing
    What it is and What it is Not is published. • 1861 - Sally Louisa Tompkins opens a hospital for Confederate soldiers in July. She is later made an officer in the army, the only woman to receive that honor. • 1867 - Jane Currie Blaikie Hoge publishes her memoirs of nursing in the Union Army...
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  • English Possessiveness
    of Mrs. Burns’ sons did the buffalo dance. 10. Several of their warriors’ clothes were made from the skins and furs of animals. 11. Frances’s uncles used their trucks for hauling the various displays. 12. The ladies’ headdresses were made from horns of buffalo. 13. Crazy Horse and the...
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  • The Most Controversial American Presidents
    Washington, on their Pope's Creek Estate near present-day Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia. His father had four children by his first wife, Jane Butler: two died young, but two sons survived (Lawrence, born circa 1718, and Augustine, born circa 1720), making George the third son, but very much...
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