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"if arnold is the cal governor, then what will be his next hollywood project" - Ictus5

Essays for History: Biographies

  1. Mark Twain
    Who Was Mark Twain? Christened as Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835 in the small river town of Florida, Missouri. He was the sixth child...
  2. The Scarlet Letter
    The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Special Contents of Second Edition copyright 1979 by The Perfection Form Company Biography of Nathaniel...
  3. Romulus, My Father
    ROMULUS MY FATHER ESSAY The indiviuals in Romulus were shaped by their experiences. In the biography 'Romulus My Father' the characters encounter many different...
  4. Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein was one of the greatest scientists of all time. Best known as a physicist for developing his famous theory of relativity, Einstein was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany. When he was five years old, his father...
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  5. Andrew Carnegie: Giant of Industry
    Andrew Carnegie, the “King of Steel”, the benevolent employer, the giant of industry, was among the greatest influences of the second industrial revolution. It is sometimes questioned whether Carnegie was the ruthless, sneaky steel tyrant some...
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  6. Aristotle
    was born in 384 BC and lived until 322 BC. He was a Greek philosopher and scientist, <br /> <br /> who shares with Plato being considered the most famous of ancient philosophers. He was born at <br /> <br /> Stagira, in Macedonia, the son of a...
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  7. Baruch Spinoza
    The task of simply just surviving is for most of us a handful in itself in this life. However, only a few in a life time choose not to be satisfied with only just survival rather they assume the yoke of redefining life for themselves and for others...
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  8. Bela Bartok
    Bela Bartok, One of the best-known Hungarian composers is also one of the most significant musician of the twentieth century. He shared a strong passion for ethnomusicology, which is the scientific study of music, especially traditional music, as...
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  9. Benito Mussolini vs. Adolf Hitler
    Both leaders considered themselves the passage to recovery from the war. They both had visions of making their country strong and powerful again. Mussolini failed to win widespread support of his country. However, economic conditions worsened...
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  10. Benjamin Banneker
    Benjamin Banneker was one the best-known black guy in early United States history. He was an astronomer, farmer, mathematician and surveyor. He contributed greatly to the rise of African Americans in science. <br /> <br /> Benjamin Banneker was...
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  11. Biography on Fictional Celebrity
    Year 12 English Folio SAC Piece #1 Biography of a fictional celebrity: Dave Digler. Dave Digler, whose real name is Eddie Guera, was born on the 24th of March...
  12. Benjamin Franklin
    "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." Benjamin Franklin <br /> <br /> What Benjamin Franklin meant by this does not only apply back during his day, but it applies...
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  13. E. Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway: An Analysis of His Works Ernest Miller Hemingway was born at 8a.m. July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He was born in the family home at 439 North Oak...
  14. Bessie Smith
    Known as the “Empress Of Blues”, Bessie Smith was said to have revolutionized the vocal end of Blues Music. She showed a lot of pride as an independent African-American woman. Her style in performance and lyrics often reflected her lifestyle...
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  15. The Haskalah
    The Haskalah was a Jewish movement created in response to the Enlightenment of Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries. The spread of the Haskalah had many consequences...
  16. Biography of Erik Estrada
    (Frank <br /> <br /> Poncherello) <br /> <br /> Erik was born on March 16, 1949 as Henry Enrique <br /> <br /> Estrada in NY City. Back around 1968, he was in a <br /> <br /> dance troupe and earned $38 a week with free lunches <br /> <br...
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  17. Castro and Caesar
    I am going to compare two great leaders. One from this century, and one from the <br /> reign of Caesar. It is interesting to see how through out history that all the great dictators <br /> thought alike. Though they might differ in details...
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  18. Charles Manson: Orgins of a Madman
    Charles Manson is known as one of the most sinister and evil criminals of all time. <br /> He organized the murders that shocked the world and his name still strikes fear into <br /> American hearts. Manson's childhood, personality, and uncanny...
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  19. Cicero
    Cicero, was truly a man of the state. His writings also show us he was equally a man of <br /> philosophical temperament and affluence. Yet at times these two forces within Cicero clash <br /> and contradict with the early stoic teachings...
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  20. Colin Powell
    Colin Powell was sworn in on January 20, 2001 as the 65th Secretary of State. Before he was nominated he was the chairman of America’s Promise- The Alliance for Youth. America’s Promise is a non profit youth organization to help build character...
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  21. C. S. Lewis: a Writer! a Philosopher! a Poet!?
    C. S. Lewis was one of the most influential men for Christianity and the English Language in the 20th century. Lewis was a well-known writer, Christian philosopher, and...
  22. Cortés
    Cortés, Hernán or Cortez, Hernando (1485-1547), Spanish explorer and conqueror of the Aztec Empire <br /> of Mexico. <br /> <br /> <br /> Cortés was born in Medellín, Extremadura. He studied law at the University of Salamanca, but cut short...
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  23. The Oedipus Plays
    The Oedipus Plays, written by Sophocles, is a trilogy including the plays Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. This was a very entertaining book for me, and...
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