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Essays for History: Biographies

  1. Henri Matisse: Modern Revolutionary in Art
    The world is a mural on which we all paint. A revolutionary paints this world with wide strokes and paying no attention to those who try to restrict him. Using different...
  2. Dichotomous Depictions of Olympias
    The source of a text must be taken into account when reading about the life of an individual. This is apparent after reading both depictions of Olympias through the letter...
  3. Policing and Police Issues
    Chris Goodrich October, 2009   Police officers stay quiet from reporting on any corruption made by fellow officers. Many consider this a...
  4. The Real Man
    Walt Disney as a real man. Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois to his parents, Elias Disney an Irish Canadian and Flora Call Disney, a German American. Walt was one of four children. Walt and his brother Roy and...
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  5. Maxwell Perkins: Editor and Friend
    Max Perkins: Editor and Friend Zach Stivers ENG 4932, 02 September 28, 2009 William Maxwell Evarts Perkins, considered the greatest American editor of fiction, was...
  6. Things Changed, and That's the Way It Is
    Rap/Hip Hop music is probably one of the most misunderstood social movements in the history of the United States. Although most parents discourage their children from...
  7. Theodore Roosevelt: the Great Environmentalist
    This Paper will outline President Theodore Roosevelt’s role in helping to <br /> conserve <br /> our environment during his administration (1901-1909). It will also examine <br /> his theory of <br /> a stronger American democracy...
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  8. Jim Thorpe
    Mini Biography Renowned Native American athlete who excelled in the 1912 Olympic games in Stockholm but was later stripped of his Olympic medals for having previously...
  9. William Wilberforce and the Anti-Slave Trade Movement
    Author’s Name Professor’s Name Class Name 25 September 2009 William Wilberforce and the Anti-Slave Trade Movement William Wilberforce was by far one of the greatest...
  10. Hildegard Von Bingen
    *Hildegard von Bingen*: *The Renaissance Woman* of the Medieval Times Hildegard was a resident at Disibodenberg in a forest that is now known as Germany. At the age...
  11. Thomas Hardy
    About Thomas Hardy and his Wessex <br /> <br /> Thomas hardy was born in 1840 and died 1928. During his 88-years old life he wrote fifteen novels and one he never published. He also wrote over 900 poems. He wrote and published four volumes of...
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  12. Thomas Jefferson: the Man, the Myth, and the Morality
    Thomas Jefferson was a man of the greatest moral character who has been <br /> excoriated routinely over the last 30 years by historical revisionists <br /> and presentists. His commitment to America and his vast contributions to <br...
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  13. Titanic Memories
    “Back to the Titanic”<br /> <br /> I remember my childhood years quite well. I had lived with my big brother, Colby Winston, ever since I was five, I don’t remember much before that though. We traveled all around Europe; Colby...
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  14. Vernon Corea
    Vernon Corea was one of the world\'s greatest broadcasters - he was born on the island of Ceylon. The \'Hindu\' newspapers placed him among the \'greats\' in the world of broadcasting.<br /> <br /> Vernon was born in Kurana, Katunayke on September...
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  15. Will Rogers
    Will Rogers once said, “I never met a man I didn’t like.” The most popular man in America <br /> was undoubtedly Will Rogers. The glib mouthed cowboy an trick rope performer was a <br /> spokesman and supporter of the common man and his...
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  16. Winston Churchill
    Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer <br /> <br /> <br /> Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, his family's ancestral seat in Oxfordshire, on November 30, 1874. He was the older son of Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, a British...
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