George Best was born on May 22, 1946 in Belfast, Ireland. He was an amazing football player for Manchester United in the Football League First Division, and was very successful. In 1968 he won a European World Cup Medal and was then named the European Footballer of the Year. Even though George Best was an amazing player, his brief career ended in the year of 1974 whne he was twenty eight years old and fired from the prestigous team Manchester United. Determined to make a come back into the world he tried to join smaller teams in England, the USA, and Ireland. He played for the Los Angeles Aztecs, the San Jose Earthquakes, and the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the USA. When in England and Ireland he played for Fulham and other minor clubs. Unfrotunatly his attempts all led to failure. Soon he was demorilized and gave up. Under preassure he turned to drinking. In 1983 he was still down near the bottom in the world of football and in that year he palyed his last season. He soon tried virtually every cure for his alcoholism from stomach implants, to the lonely days of self-imprisonment. In 1984 his drinking got the best of him and he was arrested. He was charged for drunken driving and assaulting an officer of the law, he was then jailed. Even after his liver was ruined and he was given another man's organ, the alcohol still ran his life. A year before his death he was again convicted of drinking and driving. He was married twice, and divorced twice. This and his son not being with him most of the time threw him into tough times and alcohol. He had an amazing record and played
George Gershwin was a famous composer of Tin Pan Alley. The first website I went to for him (gershwin.com) opens with a stage and a sample of the music he composed. George dropped out of school at age 15, which is when he pursued his music career but he fell in love with piano at age 11. He was taught by a man named Charles Hambitzer who referred to George as a “genius.” He worked with multiple other teachers such as; Henry Cowell, Wallingford Riegger, Edward Kilenyi and
George Gershwin Report
George Gershwin was an excellent composer and musician who lead a very interesting life. George Gershwin’s life had a fascinating beginning and an unexpected end. He was a musical prodigy, even at a young age. His compositions were so well done that they are still popular today.
George Gershwin’s life was very intriguing. First off, he was born with the name of Jacob Gershowitz, the son of Russian/Jewish immigrants, on September 26th, 1898. He was born in Harlem in
Soc. 4101; Sociology of Law
Professor Gabrielle Ferrales
Race and the George Zimmerman Trial
Ever since the Trayvon Martin case came to national attention, George Zimmerman has been described by some as having racially profiled the 17-year-old before he was shot and killed. Different media sources have voiced out their opinion on this case and how it should have been handled differently. In this paper, the role of the media in influencing
the morals, manners, and knowledge. He was married with Martha Washington and had a stepson John Custis. George Washington was interested in military arts and western expansion. When he was 16 he was in charge as lieutenant colonel in 1754 and fought the first fight of what end up of being the French and Indian War. By the late of the 1760s, Washington had personal experienced the effects of rising taxes applied on American colonists by the British, so he started to believe that it was the best
made a name for himself as an adult. Not only did George Washington serve as an American General and Commander in chief for the colonial armies during the American Revolution, but he also became the first President of the United States and went on to be considered one of the nations Founding Fathers (Madison 2009).
It is said that on June 15th 1775 Washington was appointed Major General and Commander-in-Chief of the colonial forces against Great Britain (Howard 1923). Washington was the best
I know George Washington would have agreed with the United States declaration of war against Germany. I think that most people would want to do the same when things are happening to your country and its citizens. He would not just sit there and let the citizens of America die and let other countries break international rules which could harm Americans.
Although some people would disagree there are some good reasons for fighting in the war and one of them is the sinking of the Lusitania which
In the paragraph Dying Metaphors, George Orwell states that "…there is a huge dump of worn-out metaphors which have lost all evocative power and are merely used because they save people the trouble of inviting phrases for themselves." I believe that this is completely true but I do not agree with the reasoning behind why people these days do not make their own. I think that the reason people do not use or make there own metaphors that much or the metaphors that he stated in
George Orwell & Communism & The Russian Revolution by Bryan Derr
George Orwell, Communism, and The Russian Revolution. What do these 3 topics have to do with each other? The all end up talking about the same thing. George Orwell was an author who wrote Animal Farm and 1984. Animal Farm is about the Russian Revolution. Communism is a major part in the Russian Revolution. The Russian Revolution is about the control of Russia in the 1900’s which ends up talking about communism and
30 April 2012
Convicted George Zimmerman!
There are several reasons which should be considered to arrest for George Zimmerman. He exhibited racist behavior. There are laws to abide in the state of Florida, some laws are outdated or certain laws need to be more specific or revise, when applying to a certain situation. In this case” the standard ground law did not apply to the circumstances which surrounded Travon Martin
Lloyd George’s fall from power in 1922 was the result of the Chanak Crisis”. How far do you agree?
David Lloyd George is one of the most controversial prime ministers of the early 20th century, as the majority of the British felt that DLG was one of the best politicians of his era, this was then contradicted by the fact that the British parliament strongly disagreed with many of his policies. one of the main policy’s that parliament disagreed with was that of the chanak crisis which some