Monthly Archives: November 2014

Top Ten Books of the 16th Century

Top 10 Best Books of the 16th Century

  1. Romeo and Juliet – William Shakespeare – 1595
  2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream – William Shakespeare – Between 1590 and 1596
  3. The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli – 1532
  4. Utopia – Thomas More – 1516
  5. The Merchant of Venice – William Shakespeare – 1596
  6. Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare – 1599
  7. Much Ado About Nothing – William Shakespeare – 1598
  8. Doctor Faustus – Christopher Marlowe – 1592
  9. The Taming of the Shrew – William Shakespeare – Between 1590 and 1592
  10. Henry V – William Shakespeare – 1599

romeo and juliet  1595   Romeo and Juliet - 1595

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Between 1590 and 1596     The Prince - 1532    Utopia - 1516

The Merchant of Venice - 1596     Julius Caesar - 1599     Much Ado About Nothing - 1598

Doctor Faustus - 1592   The Taming of the Shrew - Between 1590 and 1592   Henry V - 1599

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Force Formula

How to Calculate the Force ?

  • Force is a push or a pull in a direction. Force is measured in Newtons (N).
  • One Newton is the amount of force required to give a 1 kg mass an acceleration of 1 m/s/s. 
  • The equation is F = ma. Force = mass x acceleration
  • F = ma is the Second Law of Motion proposed by Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727).

Force Formula   Sir Isaac Newton 1643-1727

Newtons_Second_Law_of_Motion

Force - The Second Law of Motion

Newton's Second Law of Motion - Example

Mayflower Compact Quiz

Mayflower

  • What is Mayflower Compact ? = A written agreement composed by the new Settlers.
  • Who wrote it ? = William Bradfordthe English Governor of Plymouth Colony
  • When was it signed ? = November 11, 1620
  • Where did it take place ? = Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • How many signatures are there ? = 41 Pilgrims
  • Why was it created ? = For freedom and self-government

Mayflower Compact 1620   Mayflower Ship

Mayflower - Journey on the Mayflower

Mayflower Compact

Pilgrims

 

Mayflower Compact Sign

Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore is an Icon of American History.

The 4 presidents carved in the mountain are George Washington 1732-1799 – Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826 – Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1919 – Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865.

  • Who carved Mount Rushmore ? = Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln
  • Where is it ? = Near Keystone, South Dakota
  • When was it created ? = 14 years to construct – October 4, 1927 – October 31, 1941 
  • Why was it built ? = To attract tourists to the Black Hills of South Dakota, and the four presidents commemorate the founding, growth, preservation, and development to the United States.

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mt-rushmore-facts   Mount Rushmore 1927

Mount Rushmore Panorama

Mount Rushmore Aerial

Mount Rushmore Meaning

Munt Rushmore - Grand View Terrace