Essays Tagged: "one room schoolhouse"

History of basketball

s school days in the area where he played a simple child's game known as duck-on-a-rock outside his one-room schoolhouse. The game involved attempting to knock a 'duck' off the top of a large rock by ... s where the sport of basketball was born. In Springfield, Naismith was faced with several problems. One problem was making a sport that was suitable for play inside during the Massachusetts winter for ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

History of Basketball

s school days in the area where he played a simple child's game known as duck-on-a-rock outside his one-room schoolhouse. The game involved attempting to knock a "duck" off the top of a large rock by ... School for Christian Workers. Naismith wanted to create a game of skill for the students instead of one that relied solely on strength. He needed a game that could be played indoors in a relatively sm ...

(3 pages) 18 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

My "Great" Uncle Honorable Louis Joseph Robichaud

My Great Uncle Louis Robichaud was born to a large Acadian family. His education was in a one-room schoolhouse On June 27, 1960, he became the province's first-elected Acadian premier during ... Commission. Working on relation between the United states and Canada. The same year he was commissioned by Queen's Council and sworn in as a member of the Privy Council. He was also appointed Compani ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Hershey

ia to the parents of Henry and Fanny Hershey. Milton started school at the age of seven in a little one-room schoolhouse in his village of Derry Church, two miles from home. Elias Hershey, his young u ... and tending the printing press, he did chores on the Ernst farm. Sam Ernst was very short-tempered. One day Milton stumbled and upset a tray full of type, the printer shouted at him, "Blockhead Clumsy ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Communist Manefesto

the greatest inventor of all time. During the course of his lifetime, Edison was awarded more than one thousand three hundred patents- way more than any other person has been awarded in American Hist ... son's best-know inventions are the phonograph, automatic telegraphy machine, and a modernized telephone. Edison is known as a genius that could create an amazing arrangement of inventions. Edis ...

(2 pages) 312 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers