The Japanese Internment

During World War II, Canada was at war with Germany and Italy. Canada was fighting to protect the lifestyle that its citizens had become accustomed to. The soldiers in WW II gave their lives for the good of their great nation. Canada was also facing a major threat in the Pacific. The threat was the […]

Mononucleosis 2

Mononucleosis is a disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which is a member of the herpes family. The herpes family also includes viruses that cause cold sores, chicken pox, genital herpes, and birth defects (7). Mono, short for mononucleosis (3) ‘gets its name from the fact that it causes a person’s white blood cells […]

Canterbury Takes And Society

The Canterbury Tales presents a picture of the society in which the authorlived. The pilgrims tales reflect the changing views held by society at thattime. The pilgrims must tell their tales to and from the shrine. The criteria tochoose the winner are that the tale be instructive and amusing, “Tales of bestsentence and most solas […]

Blue Whales

Balaenoptera Musculus, or the blue whale, is the largest mammal in the world. This enormous mammal can grow to be 110 feet long and weigh as much as 190 tons. That’s longer than two city buses and the total weight of 30 elephants. This giant is powered by a heart the size of a taxi-cab. […]

Money Laundering

Money LaunderingThe word money laundering, according to the myth, is derived from Al Capone’spractice of using a string of coin-operated launderettes in Chicago to disguisehis revenues from gambling, prostitution and protection rackets. It’s a nicestory but not true, money laundering is so called because it perfectly describesthe process of removing the stains and smells which […]

The Beatles to this day are one of the most famous

andpopular rock ‘n roll groups in the world. The Beatlesinclude George Harrison, John Lennon(1940-1980), PaulMcCartney, and Richard Starkey(Ringo Starr). All of theBeatles where born and raised in Liverpool, England. JohnLennon was considered the leader of the band. GeorgeHarrison was the lead guitarist. John Lennon was a songwriter, one of the two lead singers, and rhythm […]

Kurt Cobain1

For our modern day hero we used the singer and songwriter Kurt Cobain from the band Nirvana. This punk Seattle band moved almost mainstream almost overnight. Nirvana caught on fast and changed rock and roll music forever and molded the music of the 90s, alternative. Cobain had an enormous amount of talent but unfortunately his […]

None Provided5

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia in the Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall), approved the Declaration of Independence. Its purpose was to set forth the principles upon which the Congress had acted two days earlier when it voted in favor of Richard Henry Lee’s motion to declare the freedom […]