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  • Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo was born in the village in Anchiano, a few miles from a small town of Vinci, in Tuscany, near Florence. He was the son of a rich Florentine notary and a peasant woman. In the mid-1460s the family stayed in Florence, where Leonardo was given the best education that Florence (a major intellectual and artistic centre of Italy) could offer. He fastly advanced socially and intellectually. He was persuasive in conversation, and a good

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Monika
  • Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci

    It was the period of the renaissance when Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452. Leonardo was born a farmhouse in Anchiano, which is 2 Ѕ miles away from Vinci. The family of Leonardo lived in this area since the 13th century. The father of Leonardo da Vinci, Ser Piero, was 25 years old; he was a public notary when Leonardo was born. The mother of Leonardo was called Catarina. Her first name

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci was a man of many worlds. He was a great influence inhis time. Leonardo was known as many things. He was known as a sculptor, architect, writer, musician,philosopher, engineer, and scientist. But most of all he was known for his impressive paintings that influenced the world. Leonardo was born in Anchiano, Italy on April 15, 1452, to Piero Da Vinci, a prominent public official in Florence, and a

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    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: July
  • Leonardo Davinci

    Leonardo Davinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519), Florentine artist of the Renaissance (the period of Western European history stretching from the early 14th century to the mid to late 16th century), a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist. His deep love for nature, knowledge, research and experience, was the central reason of both his artistic and scientific accomplishments. " Though I have no power to quote from authors as they do I shall rely on a bigger and

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Les Gens De Couleur Libres, the Free People of Color in New Orleans

    Les Gens De Couleur Libres, the Free People of Color in New Orleans

    Shattered dreams. Broken promises. They were hung between freedom and slavery. They struggled to find a different kind of freedom and independency where justice has yet to exist and racism wasn't just a part of life, but what life was all about. New Orleans New Orleans is a city in southern Louisiana, located on the Mississippi River. Most of the city is situated on the east bank, between the river and Lake Pontchartrain to the

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    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Let My Armies Be the Rocks and the Trees and the Birds in the Sky - Charlemagne

    Let My Armies Be the Rocks and the Trees and the Birds in the Sky - Charlemagne

    "Let my armies be the rocks and the trees and the birds in the sky" -Charlemagne Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, was born in 742 in Northern Europe and died in 814. Charlemagne conquered much of Western Europe and united it under a great empire. He ruled the Franks after his dad Pepin the short died. The Frank Empire was split in half among Charlemagne and his brother Carloman. However, Charlemagne became sole ruler after

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Let Resistance Be Your Motto

    Let Resistance Be Your Motto

    Let Resistance Be Your Motto When exploring African-American history, the most important things to focus on are that because of the times, black people were enslaved and treated poorly. They endured it all and worked hard to rise above the boundaries of slavery and prejudice. However, the most portentous aspect of African-American history is that it's heritage; it's history; and it's over.Jane Minor was born as Gensey Snow around the late 1700's or early 1800's.

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    Submitted: April 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • Let Resistance Be Your Motto

    Let Resistance Be Your Motto

    Let Resistance Be Your Motto When exploring African-American history, the most important things to focus on are that because of the times, black people were enslaved and treated poorly. They endured it all and worked hard to rise above the boundaries of slavery and prejudice. However, the most portentous aspect of African-American history is that it's heritage; it's history; and it's over.Jane Minor was born as Gensey Snow around the late 1700's or early

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Lethal Injection and the Eighth Amendment

    Lethal Injection and the Eighth Amendment

    In today's society one of the most talked about political issues is lethal injection and whether or not it is a violation of our Eighth Amendment rights. Unfortunately our ideals of “cruel and unusual” punishment have expanded over the years, but it is safe to say that after understanding the complete process of lethal injection most would agree to it is quite inhumane. Because everyone one, even the guilty have rights, lethal injection appears to

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Lethal Tools of Our Past-Weapons of the Frontier

    Lethal Tools of Our Past-Weapons of the Frontier

    Lethal Tools of Our Past- Weapons of The Frontier A starving man paves his own highway with the calloused soles of his hunger. Out on the untamed wastelands, forests, and prairies it was the way of the gun, the knife, and the axe for all that managed to survive. And survive these brave men and women did with a sheer will of endurance that the pampered of today's world has not come to know even

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    Submitted: April 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • Lethal Tools of Our Past-Weapons of the Frontier

    Lethal Tools of Our Past-Weapons of the Frontier

    Lethal Tools of Our Past- Weapons of The Frontier A starving man paves his own highway with the calloused soles of his hunger. Out on the untamed wastelands, forests, and prairies it was the way of the gun, the knife, and the axe for all that managed to survive. And survive these brave men and women did with a sheer will of endurance that the pampered of today’s world has not come to know even

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Letter from a Birmingham Jail Rhetorical Analysis

    Letter from a Birmingham Jail Rhetorical Analysis

    THESIS: In his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Martin Luther King specifically answers eight white Alabama Clergymen while also taking into account the ears of the city, state and country, as a whole, who might hear his declaration in order to rationalize his intentions while also invoking these audiences to see the brutal consequences of unfair inequalities that engulf the city of Birmingham, during the 1860s, in strident flames of injustice. FIRST POINT OF ANALYSIS: An

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    Submitted: February 23, 2014 By: ashleymcginnis
  • Letter from Jourdan Anderson, Letter from Judge Albion

    Letter from Jourdan Anderson, Letter from Judge Albion

    Letter from Jourdan Anderson, Letter from Judge Albion Freedom to Jourdan Anderson meant that his children could go to school and get an education something that he didn’t have. He gets paid every month and his wife every two weeks with victuals and clothing. They have a comfortable home and they are treated very nicely there. When he was in the plantation they shot at him before he left. They never paid him for his

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    Submitted: November 17, 2017 By: maria17
  • Letter from the Frontline

    Letter from the Frontline

    My dear Mother, It is a strange feeling to me but a very real one, that every letter now that I write home to you or to my little sister may be the last. I do not want you to think that I am depressed; indeed on the contrary, I am very cheerful. But out here, in odd moments the realization comes to me of how close death is to us. I stop to listen

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • Letter Number Four to Margaret Sanger

    Letter Number Four to Margaret Sanger

    Letter Number Four to Margaret Sanger Married at the age of seventeen, by the time she reached twenty-eight she had given birth to four children and had two miscarriages. She is worn out and doesn't know what to do with herself. The last child she gave birth to, now nine months old, was on her bathroom floor accompanied by a neighbor. The doctor did not arrive until two hours later. She was almost had blood

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Steve
  • Letter to Barack Obama

    Letter to Barack Obama

    Dear, Barack Obama Mr. Obama I feel that your campaign trail is going upward. We are currently winning the election and with a few more key states we would’ve successfully won the nomination for the democratic presidential candidate. Our strong points in the election, so far has been our ability to win all of the caucuses. While a huge obstacle as been our unability to win the primary states like California, Pennsylavania, and Ohio, but

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Top
  • Letter Written by Mlk from Birmingham City Jail, Alabama

    Letter Written by Mlk from Birmingham City Jail, Alabama

    My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Letter Written by Mlk from Birmingham City Jail, Alabama

    Letter Written by Mlk from Birmingham City Jail, Alabama

    My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Letters from an American Farmer

    Letters from an American Farmer

    When the Virginia Company landed at the James River in 1606 no one thought they had just planted the seeds to a powerful and mighty nation. The first immigrants who landed in пїЅAmericaпїЅ were a bedraggled bunch looking for a quick buck. Soon more would follow and colonies would sprout up, along with the hope of a better life. Michel пїЅ Guillaume Jean de CrпїЅvecoer was a French emigrant who arrived in America in 1759

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Steve
  • Letters to the Lady

    Letters to the Lady

    18 March 1861 My Dear Master’s Lady, I write to you once again. This time it is from my more permanent home in Massachusetts. I hope all finds you well in this time of impending crisis (7, -). In the past few years, things have been changing and I can smell war times are coming. Abraham Lincoln will soon take his place in the white house and I know that Jefferson Davis is the leader

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark

    “My response; they do matter!” Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took the risk of life, limb, and liberty to bring back the precious and valuable information of the Pacific Northwest of the United States territory. Their accomplishments of surviving the trek and delivering the data to the U.S. government, have altered the course of history, but have some Historian’s and author’s stating, “It produced nothing useful.”, and having “added little to the stock

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Artur
  • Lewis and Clark (quick Facts)

    Lewis and Clark (quick Facts)

    1. Lewis was shot by one of his own men. Pierre Cruzatte, who could not see well, shot Lewis through the buttocks on August 11, 1806, mistaking him for an elk. 2. Clark was not actually a captain. When Lewis asked Clark to join the expedition he said President Jefferson was willing to promote him to captain. Before the expedition began, the Secretary of War notified Lewis that Clark would receive a lieutenant's title. Lewis

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Lewis and Clark: The Imperialist of America, 1803 - 1806

    Lewis and Clark: The Imperialist of America, 1803 - 1806

    Lewis and Clark: the Imperialist of America, 1803 -1806 The Lewis and Clark expedition of 1803 to 1806, was a very important adventure, which had significant bearings on the whole of the American nation; declaring American sovereignty in the West, advancing American trade, and promoting peace between Indian tribes, while attempting to establish a peaceful and profitable relationship with the Native Americans. Thus, Lewis and Clark are viewed as Ў§brave adventurers who went where no

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Bred
  • Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll, the Pseudonym for the famous writer and mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born in Cheshire, England in 1832. Carroll was the oldest son in a family of seven girls and four boys. Interestingly every one of the children stuttered. His mother, Frances Jane Lutwidge, and father, Rev. Charles Dodgson were first cousins. Carroll was interested in Mathematics at a very young age, and always studied a harder level of math than

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Liars

    Liars

    The brains of pathological liars have structural abnormalities that could make fibbing come naturally. “Some people have an edge up on others in their ability to tell lies,” says Adrian Raine, a psychologist at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. “They are better wired for the complex computations involved in sophisticated lies.” He found that pathological liars have on average more white matter in their prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Yan
  • Liberals Vs. Conservatives

    Liberals Vs. Conservatives

    Mary Wright Professor Smith Pos 201 19 September 2005 Difference of Opinion Liberals Vs. Conservatives Liberals and Conservatives continue to disagree on the possibility of Judge John Roberts becoming the United States next Chief Justice. Judge Roberts was interviewed at a series of hearings so that the Judiciary Committee would be able to vote on his nomination for Chief Justice. Although, Roberts has expressed his reasons for his nomination to the Judiciary Committee, there are

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell

    One of the most unique events in American history is the Liberty Bell's travels by train around the United States to be placed on exhibit at many World's Fairs. From 1885 to 1915, the Liberty Bell traveled by rail on seven separate trips to eight different World's Fair exhibitions visiting nearly 400 cities and towns on those trips coast to coast. The Liberty Bell's trips were widely publicized so that each town where the Liberty

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Edward
  • Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell

    Among the more obscure events in American history involves the Liberty Bell's travels by rail car around the United States to be placed on exhibit at numerous World's Fairs. From 1885 to 1915, the Liberty Bell traveled by rail on seven separate trips to eight different World's Fair exhibitions visiting nearly 400 cities and towns on those trips coast to coast. At the time, the Liberty Bell's trips were widely publicized so that each town

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Anna
  • Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell

    Among the more obscure events in American history involves the Liberty Bell's travels by rail car around the United States to be placed on exhibit at numerous World's Fairs. From 1885 to 1915, the Liberty Bell traveled by rail on seven separate trips to eight different World's Fair exhibitions visiting nearly 400 cities and towns on those trips coast to coast. At the time, the Liberty Bell's trips were widely publicized so that each town

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Yan
  • Libral Italy

    Libral Italy

    On 10 JUNE 1940, Germany had been at war with Britain and France since the previous September, but Italy was still at peace, and had little reason to fear that any of the other powers would attack it. Germany was on the verge of winning the Battle of France, and France was likely to surrender very soon, and it seemed to many observers that Britain would then make peace. Perhaps Mussolini thought that Italy would

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Vika
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