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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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