This is just ordinary text. There are no explicit line breaks in this text, so it will wrap to fit whatever width you have your browser window set to. If you resize your browser window, you should see this text rearrange to fit the new width.
This is preformatted text (with the <pre>...</pre> tags). Preformatted text is great for displaying programs, but it's not going to wrap to fit your window size. What's more, it will be in a monospaced font.
This is boldface. This is italic.
Here we have an ordered list:
Here we have an unordered list:
This isn't a header, it's just boldface.
Let's put those lists into a table:
|This is a table of one row and one column. The only purpose of this table is to provide a colored background for some text.|
Here's a link to the CIT597 Home Page, and here's a link to the h2 header on this same page (if your window is large enough that you can see both this link and the h2 header, clicking the link won't seem to do very much; make the window smaller and try it).
We need an image, right? How about Duke?
Let's throw in a few entities, < > & ' ", and end this with
<hr> (horizontal rule).
View -> Sourcecommand to compare what the browser shows you with what I actually wrote.