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"What goes around, comes around..we just don't know how big the wheel is" - EmardikaggimA

Essays for History: Biographies

  1. Charlie Christian
    Everyone grows up making goals and trying to achieve them to the best of their abilities. Whether they want to be an astronaut, an actor, musician, athlete, they will work...
  2. Psy 300
    Life Span Development and Personality Paper Psy 300 Angelique Grady May 22, 2012 I have decided to do my...
  3. Harlem Renaissance
    From Literature to Equality in Harlem Have you ever heard the classic line by your parents or grandparents saying, “When we were younger we had to work for everything and...
  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. 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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  12. Is the Growing Incidence of Living Alone a Social Problem, a Private Trouble, Both or Neither? Discuss with...
    Is the growing incidence of living alone a social problem, a private trouble, both or neither? Discuss with reference to the individualisation thesis. Through referring to...
  13. Gestures Around the World
    Gestures Around the World General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience of the different meanings of specific gestures in certain countries...
  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. 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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  16. The Raven
    There is no doubt that literary terms give readers better depth at analyzing and understanding poems. Comprehending the biography behind the author also helps give background...
  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. Dunstan Ramsay, Boy Staunton, and Mary Dempster Each Have a Good and Evil Side to Them
    No one has a personality that doesn’t change. This change in personality can cause people to have two sides to their personality. “People have two sides, a good side and...
  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. Sports in Our Culture
    Educational Background Ellen Degeneres attended University of New Orleans, where she majored in communication studies. After one semester, she left school to do clerical...
  22. 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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  23. 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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