The true story (on which the film Jeremiah Johnson was partially based) of John Johnson, who in 1847 found his wife and her unborn child had been killed by Crow braves. Out of this tragedy came one of the most gripping feuds - one man against a whole tribe - in American history.
In the wake of Joseph Smith Jr.’s murder in 1844, his following splintered, and some allied themselves with a maverick Mormon apostle, Lyman Wight. Sometimes called the "Wild Ram of Texas," Wight took his splinter group to frontier Texas, a destination to which Smith, before his murder, had considered moving his followers, who were increasingly unwelcome in the Midwest. He had instructed Wight to take a small band of church members from Wisconsin to establish a Texas colony that would prepare the ground for a mass migration of the membership.
When the Confederates emerged as victors in the Chickamauga Campaign, the Union Army of the Cumberland lay under siege in Chattanooga, with Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee on nearby high ground at Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain. A win at Chattanooga was essential for the Confederates, both to capitalize on the victory at Chickamauga and to keep control of the gateway to the lower South.
Classical Conditioning in Theory discusses the inner workings of classical conditioning as Pavlov himself would advise. The ingredients of classical conditioning are fairly straightforward, yet their use within the different modes of classical conditioning can be rather confusing. It attempts to simplify and explain Pavlov's theory, and at the same time introduce different perspectives of viewing Pavlov's theory.
What do love, hummingbirds and hope trees have in common? This short treatise guides the thoughtful listener through a brief consideration of some of the larger questions of life. Through a series of five concise articles, as well as a number of quips and quotes written by the author, the listener is encouraged to begin to think about some of the more puzzling aspects of life. Listen to it and relax. Granted, what really matters to us may be much more than love, hummingbirds and hope trees...whatever hope trees may be.
What happens when someone grows up too fast, and gets the order of life wrong? What happens when this person returns to college as an 'Old Dog'? To the 'Old Dog,' education takes on a very different perspective. Education becomes more meaningful than it may be to someone who is young, and un-jaded by the realities of life. The 'Old Dog' sees life much differently than the idealistic one who views life as it 'should be,' rather than as it is.
Summa is an audiobook documenting some of Steven's trials and tribulations in succeeding in his academic endeavors. It may be sometimes you may find what you are looking for without even knowing so.