Over the next few weeks, we'll be posting the winning entries from the 2010 Darien Library Teen Writing Contest. This entry is The Past Century: Top Three Most Influential Things in the Last 100 Years! by Jack Garfield, who won First Place for Nonfiction Grades 7-9 .
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The Past Century: Top Three Most Influential Things in the Last 100 Years!
Many, may important things have happened in the past 100 years, but were they
really life and history changing? From the invention of the first Ford to the cloning of
sheep, there have been may important events, some good some bad. To Quote one of the
most inspirational men to ever walk this earth, "We Didn't Start the Fire", but it seems to,
keep burning. I think I have taken some of the most important events and explained them
well. From the Lockerbie plane crash, to Watergate, to the Cuban missile crisis these are
truly watershed events.
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