When was the novel To Kill a Mockingbird Written?

When was the novel To Kill a Mockingbird Written?

To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American literature.

Why does the Earth only see one side of the moon?

Only one side of the Moon is visible from Earth because the Moon rotates about its spin axis at the same rate that the Moon orbits the Earth, a situation known as synchronous rotation or tidal locking.

What year did the Pilgrims celebrate the first Thanksgiving?

The English colonists we call Pilgrims celebrated days of thanksgiving as part of their religion. But these were days of prayer, not days of feasting. Our national holiday really stems from the feast held in the autumn of 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag to celebrate the colony’s first successful harvest.

What year did Step Brothers come out?

The groundbreaking comedy movie Step Brothers, staring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly was released in 2008. It has since become a cult classic.

Are we in interglacial period?

The earth is currently in an interglacial, and the last glacial period ended about 10,000 years ago. All that remains of the continental ice sheets are the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets and smaller glaciers such as on Baffin Island.

How far does the ball drop in Times Square?

Located on the roof of One Times Square, the ball is a prominent part of a New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square colloquially known as the ball drop, where the ball descends 141 feet (43 m) in 60 seconds down a specially designed flagpole, beginning at 11:59 p.m. ET, and resting at midnight to signal the start of the new year.

Which civilization was responsible for the invention of the wheel?

The Sumerians, ( a civilization in ancient Mesopotamia) invented the wheel. The wheels were used to connect on chariots. It made it easier for them to get places faster. “It was one of the biggest inventions in history.”

How many actors have played the role of Walt Disney in a feature film?

Just one. While Disney has been portrayed in novels and in one made-for-tv-movie, Tom Hanks remains the only person to ever portray Walt Disney in a film on the big screen in 2013’s, Saving Mr. Banks.