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My Prezi for History

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Audrey Nussbaum

on 27 February 2013

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Women in History "I am women hear me roar" Who is she? Love Affairs "My honor was not yielded, but conquered merely"-Cleopatra Cleopatra was born in 69 BC in Alexandria. A Greek women, although many assume she was Egyptian. Cleopatra was the last Pharaoh of all of Egypt (CleoBio). She ruled Egypt from 323 BCE to 30 BCE. Cleopatra is famous for her love affairs Julius Ceaser and Marc Antony (Who is Cleopatra). Her full name is Cleopatra VII, she is so famous the VII was dropped "In praising Antony I have dispraised Ceaser" -Cleopatra Ceaser helped Cleopatra regain the throne and she fell in love with him. They had a son together named Caesorian, although Ceaser never claimed him as his son. Cleopatra lived with Ceaser in Rome inside his villa (LoveAffairs) Ceaser & Cleopatra Antony and Cleopatra Antony was at struggle for power in Rome and Cleopatra helped him gain power against Octavian. Cleopatra and Antony had three children. Later in time Antony killed himself and afterward Cleopatra let a deadly snake bite her (LoveAffairs). Who is she? Joan of Arc was born January 6 1412 during the 100 Year War. She did not attend school, but work on a farm with her family. Joan of Arc heard the voice of God telling her to join the French army at the age of 13. She was burned at stake in 1431 because she was claimed as a witch. Joan was claimed innocent in 1456, but it was too late (ilhrc.). Whenever the church bells rang Joan of Arc would stop and pray. "Act and Gold will act"-Joan of Arc Cleopatra's Rule "I will not be triumphed over"-Cleopatra Cleopatra ruled for a full 21 years. She went through cycles of losing and regaining power. She became Pharoh after her father and two sisters died. Cleopatra begin her reign at the age of seventeen. at Her height of power was at eighteen where she controlled the whole kingdom. At times she co-ruled the kingdom along side her brother, many say she killed her brother to rule alone (whoiscleo). Her Religion In 1429 Joan went to see Charles VII, a powerful man and future ruler of France. She told him of the voices and explained how it was her job to save France. Joan was examined by the priests and they concluded she was telling the truth. Joan worked hard to be able to achieve her mission of being in the army. However Joan was required to dress as a man in order to lead. Joan won many French victories and saved the French from the English
(Joan of Arc). Joan of Arc "I am not afraid...I was born to do this"-Joan of Arc Her War Joan's deep religious roots came from her mother. Byside working on the farm, Joan spent all her time praying in chruch. At the age of 13 the voices arrived, but Joan kept them a secret from her family. Joan told her parents of the voices when St. Catherine and St Margaret told her that she was chosen to help drive the English of out France. Joan wanted to see Charles VII, but her father refused to let her go (French at a Touch). "I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God's will"-Joan of Arc Who is She? Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist. She lives from 1913 to 2005. Her refusal to change seats on a bus in Montgomery led a city-wide boycott. Rosa attended segregated school's as a child and knew how to read. She married Raymond Parks at the age of 19 in 1932. She joined NAACP in 1943 and served as a leader (Rose Parks Bio). "Each person must live their life as a model for others"-Rosa Parks What made her so strong? Rosa's early childhood experiences allowed her to be the women she was. Her parents separated as a child and her grandparents were former slaves. Rosa grew up on her grandparents' farm. Her grandfather once stood in front of his home with a shotgun as the KKK marched through the street. Rose was forced to walk to her inadequate school while the white kids rode the bus. Rose left school in 11th grade to tend to her ill mother and grandmother (Rose Parks Bio.) I,m tired of being treated like a second-class citizen"-Rosa Parks The Bus On December 1 1955 Rosa Parks, 42 climbed on a bus in Montgomery after a long day of work to head home. She sat in the middle of the bus behind ten seats which were for white people only. A white man entered the bus and Rosa was ordered to move to the back. She refused to give up her seat and ended up in arrest. Rosa set up an appeal for the charge against her challenging segregation. While Rosa was set in jail the Montgomery bus boycott was in full swing by activists (The Story behind the Bus). "I knew that I had the strength of my ancestors with me"-Rosa Parks Who is she? Anne Frank was born in 1929 and was murdered in the Holocaust in 1945. Anne Frank is famous for the diary she wrote when she was captured by the Nazis at the age of thirteen. Her father Otto Frank uses the writings to touch people of today. She grew up in a middle-class home in a diverse neighborhood in Germany, but was in danger because she was Jewish. She was forced to go to a segregated school in 1940 along with her sister, whom was three years older. Anne Frank was in hiding for two full years before captured by the Nazis. This was when much of her diary was written (Anne Frank Bio). "Despite everything, I believe people are really good at heart"-Anne Frank Her hiding... Anne Frank went into hiding on July 6, 1942. Anne went into hiding with her family and as well as a couple other in a secret space in the back of her father's company building called the Secret Annex. Frank was not allowed out of the annex for two years and never saw the sun or light. She spent the time writing in her diary that was checkered and given to her for a past birthday. In her diary she admits to loving a boy named Peter who was apart of the family she was hiding with. At a time Frank wrote her diary she did not care whether she lived or died because she was stuck in one room without seeing the sun or hearing the news of the world. The Frank family knew to go into hiding because on July 5, 1942 Margot received a waring call (Anne Frank Bio) "The world will keep turning on me, and I can't do anything to change the events, anyway"-Anne Frank Her ending.. On August 4, 1944 the Nazis stormed into the secret annex and captured everyone. The Nazis found them by an anonymous tip that is till unknown to this day. Anne was first sent to Camp Westerbork and then to Auschwitz which is known as one of the most dreadful concentration camps there was. At the camp of Auschwitz the women and men were separated and Otto never saw his wife or daughter again. Anne and her sister were then separated from their mother and sent to Bergen-Belsen. Anne Frank passed away at the age of fifteen, but her story is shared today (Anne Frank Bio). "Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl"-Anne frank Who is she? Amelia Earhart was born July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. She was the sixteenth women to receive a pilot's license. She was the first women to fly over the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In 1937 she mysteriously disappeared while attempting to fly around the world (Amelia Bio). Amelia grew up in the home of her maternal grandparent's for a lot her childhood until age ten. She developed a strong love for aviation when volunteering as nurse in World War I. "Courage is the price that life exacts for peace"-Amelia Earhart Her Travels After working many jobs she earned enough money to receive flying lessons from Neta Snook. Earhart did not use modern equipment, but flew by instinct over the Atlantic Ocean. On May 20, 1932 she headed off for her first journey. Earhart was the first women and person to fly over the Atlantic and Pacific. She set seven speed and aviation records between 1930 and 35. In 1935 Earhart began her plans for her world journey (Amelia Bio). "I want to do it because I want to do it"-Amelia Earhart Her final journey "Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price"-Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart decided she wanted to be the first person to circumnavigate around the equator. She had a top-notch crew of three men. Earhart journey acquired many difficulties such as illness and an error in the count of the latitude. Earhart then disappeared on her journey and the known cause of it is unknown till this day. Many theories have been created such as a capture by the Japanese, more likely crashing and dying at sea, or crushing on the island of Gardner and dying there. Many items have been found at the Pacific and the Pacific islands such as clothing, tools, and freckle cream, which Earhart was known for (Amelia Bio).
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