AMERICAN STORIES PDF
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On how the United States was triumphant over British manufacturing: Thus it was that at the onset of a Scythian struggle for economic supremacy American industry began with all young and new machines and a ruthless way of killing them as fast as they became obsolete-and this against the older machines of Europe and against the reluctance of the European industrialist to destroy capital which until then had been very profitable.
The old mare was still what she used to be; the trouble was that better mares were getting born.
Moreover, American industry had no complacency of laurels, no traditions, no habits. It was rash and experimental; it could embrace a new method with amazing ease, and no one to say, "But we have always done it this way. Came the harvester-a machine that cut the grain like the reaper but at the same time gathered it up in sheaves and tied a string around the sheave with its own steel fingers.
On industrial transformation: One generation of Americans, with their fierce jealousy for freedom of enterprise and their philosophy of laissez faire, had created here the most powerful industrial nation on earth. It was not what they possessed in land and treasure and knowledge; other people had as much of these or more.
It was what they did with what they had; and they were bound to go on until they should have in their hands, of their own making, half the industrial power of the whole world and no rational idea of what to do with it. That was an unattainable object because, first, democracy was something nobody could define, and, secondly, half the world did not want it.
However you define it, the life of democracy in the world was much less safe afterward than before. The Great Depression: During the Great Depression the imperious tradition of limited government was sacrificed, and the ground principles of free, competitive enterprise were compromised beyond redemption.
Gold confiscation: The government took it and buried it at Fort Knox. That was confiscation, and bad enough; but there was one more trick. The difference is profit and it belongs to the United States Treasury. Nevertheless, the Treasury set it up in its books as profit, converted it into paper dollars, and spent the money.
To reduce the gold dollar to a piece of irredeemable piece of paper took fourteen months.
In the process the President got physical possession of the public purse. The alternative was to destroy growing crops.
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The AAA paid farmers to plow down as much as one-fourth of their cotton, wheat, corn and tobacco and to slaughter millions of little pigs before they could grow into pork-provided they would sign up to take orders from the government next year. A horror story in the short story form.
And I quote: "The first man had his three wishes. Yes," was the reply, "I don't know what the first two were, but the third was for death.
That's how I got the paw. The story is set in an unspecified Italian city, the protagonist, Motressor believes he has suffered a thousand slights and injuries at the hand of his friend. Montressor invites -- rather tricks --his friend, Fortunato, into tasting some wine stored back at his pallazo in the wine cellar.
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Eve's Diary by Mark Twain Mark Twain's take on the battle of the sexes is funny and witty and brilliant as he writes once from Eve's perspective and then follows-up from Adam's.
The first one is my favorite of the three. A classic dose of O. Henry coming straight at you. Short and direct. Communication is important.
Not at all. Let me prove my sanity by describing how carefully and ingeniously I murdered my victim! The Celebrated Jumping Frog. The famous story of Dan'l Webster the frog, and his anticipated performance in the jumping contest. Plantagenet says it's fast. Lennox is helpless to resist. A sentimental story about love and kindness: A widely read story, one of Melville's finest examples of Dark Romanticism, whose interpretation has been widely debated.
If you figure out what it means, please let us know! Poe again, this time with an early entry into the genre of detective stories. This short story is based on a murder story that Glaspell covered as a young reporter. It's adapted from her play Trifles which is a selection on the High School list.
Read the story and please share it if you like it, Glaspell deserves to be more widely known. The Split Cherry Tree.
A comprehensive summary of The Lottery , Jackson's dramatic and suspenseful short story. This story was probably intended as an allegorical lesson but it sparked controversy and even outrage across the United States, particularly in rural communities like the one where the story takes place.
A comprehensive summary of Thank You, M'am.
A compassionate story about what happens when a young boy tries to rob the wrong woman! Forgiving, yet firm: Luella Bates Washington Jones. The Lady, or the Tiger? A comprehensive summary of The Split Cherry Tree.Gold confiscation: The government took it and buried it at Fort Knox.
The Count and the Wedding Guest. When Jake decides they should go knock on the front door of a Lana and a group of young troopers have been recruited by Armor to eradicate a small number of chrilics found on the south coast of Saneris Island.
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