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elements of style
white and strunk jr
A smokelike haziness that subtly softens outlines in painting; particularly applied to the painting of Leonardo and Correggio.
FBI director that investigated hillary clinton
First dynasty of Russia, ended with the deaths of Ivan IV and his sons and led into the Time of Troubles. 1462-1612.
holiest river to Hindus. They believe bathing in this river will wash away their sins
Austrian neurologist known for his work on the unconscious mind. Father of psychoanalysis.
famous opera house in milan, italy.
Richard Adams, heroic fantasy novel about a small group of British rabbits; Fiver, a young runt rabbit who is a seer, receives a frightening vision of his warren's imminent destruction
Shiite religious leader of Iran, led the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran and ordered the invasion of the US Embassy.
A Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist who founded the Carnegie Steel Company in 1892. By 1901, his company dominated the American steel industry.
a Spanish town that was brutally bombed and was full of innocent civilians it was supposed to encourage fear, Picasso painted a famous painting capturing Guernica
Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2
Marcel Duchamp, multiple shades of brown, of nude women going down the stairs in broken panels.
The Persistence of Memory
Salvador Dali, most famous surrealist painting. landscape is dali's home, echoes Port Lligat. It hangs in the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Edward Hopper. uses realistic approach to convey a sense of a loneliness and isolation. his wife, Jo, was the model.
The Night Watch
Grant Wood, 1930. inspiration was a visit to Eldon, Iowa, when he saw a Carpenter Gothic-style house. regionalism. hangs at the Art Institute of Chicago.
powerhouse of the cell
programmed cell death
Jean Paul Jones
american navy man. the United States' first well-known naval commander in the American Revolutionary War.
Jean Paul Jones' ship
USS Bonhomme Richard
built as a defense in Britain
towers at mosques from which the muezzin calls worshippers to prayer
Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi death
assassinated by her own sikh bodyguards after issuing Operation Blue Star
opened the city of lights bookstore in San Francisco( home of the Beat Movement)
wrote: A Coney Island of the Mind
Helen of Troy Summary
Helen of Troy was the daughter of Zeus and Leda. She was said to be the most beautiful woman on earth at the time. She was the Queen of Laconia and the wife of King Menelaus. She was abducted by Paris, the prince of Troy, and that was the reason the Trojan war was initiated. She was an image of ideal beauty at the time, and everybody wished to be as beautiful as her. She had many lovers before Menelaus. It was said she was hatched from an egg that her mother Leda had laid.
height above sea level
Processes by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves
Capital of Antigua and Barbuda
Capital of Canada
Capital of Barbados
Capital of Belize
Capital of the Bahamas
originally a royal palace of grandeur and elegance, now an art museum in Paris
Museo del Prado
he was born in thebes and fated to kill his dad and marry his mom, accidentally kills his dad then solves the sphynx riddle, his mom decides she wants to marry him. by sophocles
The Art of Painting
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp
prime minster of algeria
Albania Prime Minister
Prime Minister of Great Britain
Madam Butterfly is about
Cho cho san kills herself after pinkerton leaves her
Pharma bro and most punchable face
ethnic group in spain
12 Years a Slave
composer of 3 places in new england
strait between michigans upper and lower peninsulas
page and brin
Founder of Saudi Arabia
battle of stampford bridge
3 weeks before battle of hastings
who won battle of stampford bridge
1066 harold ll
Spins the thread of life
cuts the thread of life
composer who invented the 12 tone system.
Newton's 2nd Law of Motion
the net force acting upon the object and the mass of the object.
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