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Essays for History: Biographies

  1. Maria Theresa
    Table of Contents <br /> <br /> Pictures 3 <br /> Birth Date and Birth Place 4 <br /> Early Life 4 <br /> Schooling 4 <br /> Family 4 <br /> Accomplishments 4 <br /> Hardships 5 <br /> Later Life and Death 5 <br /> Bibliography 6 <br /> <br...
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  2. Martin Luther
    When studying the facets of Western Civilization, a few recurring questions must be analyzed. Will those in power abuse it? Unfortunately, yes. Does freedom spawn intellectual, technological and social progress? For the most part, yes. Was...
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  3. Martin Luther King
    “Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.” These words were spoken by a great man. One who accepted all people for any color or race. He...
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  4. Michelangelo Buonarroti
    There was a time period from 1400 C.E. to 1600 C.E., referred to as the Renaissance. The Renaissance was an age of discovery shown through , architecture, poetry, art, sculpture, and theater based on a Greco-Roman culture. Among the many Renaissance...
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  5. Michelangelo Buonarroti, the Artist.
    "Arguably one of the most inspired creators in the history of art and, with Leonardo da Vinci, the most potent force in the Italian High Renaissance. As a sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, he exerted a tremendous influence on his...
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  6. Napoleon Bonaparte
    Napoleon Bonaparte, who is also known as the "little Corsican", was born <br /> on <br /> August 15,1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. His family had moved there from Italy <br /> in the 16th <br /> century. His original name was Napoleone. He had 7...
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  7. Nicoluas Copernicus
    Nicolaus Copernicus was born February 19, 1473 in Torun, Poland. Copernicus was a proponent of the theory that the Sun, and not the Earth, is at rest in the center of the Universe. <br /> Copernicus received his education, first at the University...
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  8. Nostradamus
    Once, while passing through Italy, Nostradamus bowed before a young <br /> Franciscan monk, addressing him as "His Holiness." Others around him did <br /> not understand his strange behavior and the reasons as to why someone would <br /> call a...
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  9. Oliver Cromwell: Hero or Villain?
    Oliver Cromwell was a truly historical figure, although it is difficult to decipher whether what he did was good or bad. There are many events that suggest he was a good man, although many believe he was hero.<br /> <br /> In the year of 1645...
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  10. Orhan Seyfi Ari
    Orhan Seyfi Ari <br /> An Idealist and Visionary<br /> (1918-1992) <br /> <br /> “A luminary to so many teachers”<br /> (Editorial in ‘Halkin Sesi’ of 27 December 1992)<br /> <br /> A School Teacher\'s Mark on Educational History...
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  11. Pablo Ruiz Picasso
    Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga in 1881. Pablo was the son of a respected art teacher, <br /> and due to his father’s influence, young Pablo entered the Academy at Barcelona at age 14. This <br /> was where he painted his first great work...
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  12. Pat Buchanan
    Pat Buchanan is currently campaigning to become the Republican representative in the next U.S. <br /> Presidential election. He is credited with striking a chord amongst the main stream, blue collar sector <br /> of the country. This is...
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  13. Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, 1892 - 1973
    Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker was born on June 26, 1892, in Hillsboro, West Virginia. Her parents, Absalom and Caroline Sydenstricker, were Southern Presbyterian missionaries, and were stationed in China. Pearl was the fourth of seven children (and 1...
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  14. Pele Soccer
    Athletic Genius, Soccer Legend, Master of Offense, Pelé. All are names for Edson Arantes do Nascimento, undoubtedly one of the greatest soccer players of all time. This report is to inform you about the things Pelé accomplished throughout his...
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  15. Phillippe Jaques
    When people hear the name Louis Riel, some fill up with anger, others fill up with a thankful sense of happiness, like me and my grandfather for example. Louis was Metis, this was the product of a Voyageur and Indian women having a child. The...
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  16. Rahzel
    Rahzel M. Brown was born in Queens, New York and recalls that “not having” was never an excuse for “not doing”. Just as in its most organic state the essence of hip hop is ‘making something out of nothing,’ Rahzel learned how to feed his...
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  17. Review of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass was born in Tuckahoe, Maryland, near Hillsborough. <br /> He doesn’t know for sure of his age, he has seen no proof and his master <br /> will not inform him. Most masters prefer for their slaves to stay <br...
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  18. Rosa Parks
    Rosa McCauly Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1913 and grew up on a small farm. <br /> When her mother had saved enough money to pay for it, Rosa had began to attend a private school when <br /> she was 11 years old. But, while she was...
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  19. Sir Richard Artwright
    Sir Rachard Arkwright: <br />  Lived 1732-1792. <br />  He was born in the English seaport town of Preston in Landcashire. <br />  He was one of 7 children in his family. <br />  When he was ten, he became an...
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  20. Sojourner Truth and Women Suffrage
    “Who was Sojourner Truth?” <br /> Isabella Baumfree also considered Van Wagenen was born in 1797 and died in 1883. She was the first black to speak out to people about slavery and abolitionists. She was said to have a deep manly voice but...
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  21. Sylvia Plath
    Sylvia was born in 1932 and had a difficult childhood due to her feelings of inadequacy and her constant need to please her parents. These feelings became intensified when her father died in 1940, and when the family moved Wellesley and Sylvia had...
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  22. The Chinese-American Background of Amy Tan Has Influenced Her Works
    An author's cultural background can play a large part in the authors writing. Amy Tan, a Chinese-American woman, uses the cultural values of Chinese women in American culture in her novel, The Joy Luck Club. These cultural values shape the outcome...
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  23. The Fallen Messiah of Generation X
    On April 5, 1994, the lead singer and songwriter of Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, silently placed the end barrell of a shotgun into his mouth and pulled the trigger. And so ended the life of so much promise. But why did it have to come to this? Perhaps the...
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  24. The Interesting Narrative-Slavery
    Olaudah Equiano, a native of the African province Eboe and author of The Interesting Narrative experienced the cruel and inhumane life of a slave. From the age of eleven, when he was kidnapped by slave traders, until he reached the age of 21 he...
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  25. The Life and Art of Salvador Dali
    Salvador Dali's life and art were very closely related. Everything in his life was reflected in his <br /> art. All the major changes in his works and styles represented important turning points for him. When Dali <br /> was younger, he...
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