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Study the biographies of people who have significantly influenced global change. Such people have appeared at all times throughout human history to give the world something new and unexplored.

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  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    This essay will compare & contrast the protagonist/antagonist's relationship with each other and the other jurors in the play and in the movie versions of Reginald Rose's 12 Angry Men. There aren't any changes made to the key part of the story but yet the minor changes made in making the movie adaptation produce a different picture than what one imagines when reading the drama in the form of a play. First off, the settings

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Vika
  • 1951

    1951

    Quote #1 “Look, I hate purity. Hate goodness. I don’t want virtue to exist anywhere. I want everyone corrupt.” This quote reveals Winston’s character, for the first time he expresses his feelings to another human about how he hates people who follow the rules of big brother and wants people to break the rule by having sex and other forms of disobedience. This was one of the reasons why Winston fell in love with Julia

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • 19th Century Women Authors

    19th Century Women Authors

    19th Century Women Authors Some of the most influential women authors of all time lived in the 19th century. These women expressed their inner most thoughts and ideas through their writings. They helped to change society, perhaps without knowing it, through poetry, novels, and articles. Emily Dickinson, Harriet Jacobs, Kate Chopin, Louisa May Alcott, and Elizabeth Oakes Smith are the best-known controversial and expressive women authors of their time. On December 10, 1830 a poet

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Jack
  • 1st Person Mick Folly and Hhh Fude

    1st Person Mick Folly and Hhh Fude

    Erich Blazeski The first thing I would like to say It’s great to be back here in San Francisco, CA. Hi I am Mick Foley, two time best seller author, a beloved children author or even the Hardcore legend. I have accomplished many things in my time in the wrestling business and have had some of the most deadly matches in the business. I’m here to tell you about a series of matches involved

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Jessica
  • 2pac

    2pac

    Pornography is sexually explicit material (verbal or visual) that is primarily designed to produce sexual arousal in viewers. Patty McEntee, who has been director of public relations for Morality in Media, Inc., argues in her article “Is Pornography a Matter of Free Expression” for bounding pornographic materials. Today, pornography appears everywhere, and people almost can’t be protected from the pornography industry and many of its products. “Pornography” is a common term that include both

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Stenly
  • 2pac

    2pac

    2Pac became the unlikely martyr of gangsta rap, and a tragic symbol of the toll its lifestyle exacted on urban black America. At the outset of his career, it didn't appear that he would emerge as one of the definitive rappers of the '90s -- he started out as a second-string rapper and dancer for Digital Underground, joining only after they had already landed their biggest hit. But in 1992, he delivered an acclaimed debut

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Victor
  • 2pac

    2pac

    DOB: June 16, 1971 - Brooklyn, NY DOD: September 13, 1996 - Las Vegas, NV Measurements: 5'9" 165 lbs. Divorced: Keisha Morris Engaged: Kidada Jones Occupation: Rapper / Actor / Poet Fav. Food: Fried Chicken Wings with Hot Sauce Fav. Drink: Orange Pop Fav. Colors: Black and Gold Zodiac Sign: Gemini Mother: Alice Fay Williams aka Afeni Shakur Father: William Garland Stepfather: Jeral Wayne Williams aka Mutulu Shakur Half Sister: Sekyiwa Shakur Stepbrother: Maurice Harding

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • 3 Day Luxury Sacrifice

    3 Day Luxury Sacrifice

    Day One (12/15/08) I decided to sacrifice my phone for three days. At first, I was a bit apprehensive about not using my phone for three whole days, but I realized I don't really need it to survive. I wanted to use my phone and I couldn't stop thinking about it all day. After school, when I was waiting for my mom, I looked for it then remembered it was at home, and since I

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    Submitted: July 27, 2010 By: Dina
  • 4 Chan

    4 Chan

    4chan was started in 2003 in the bedroom of a then 15-year-old student from New York City who used and uses the pseudonym "moot".[4] He intended the site to be a place to discuss Japanese comics and television shows, an American counterpart to the popular Japanese Futaba Channel ("2chan") imageboard.[5][6] Moot purchased the server space for 4chan using his mother's credit card, with her approval.[4][7] Prior to starting 4chan, moot had been a regular participant

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    Submitted: July 27, 2010 By: Dina
  • A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind” This is a true story about John Nash Jr, who unfortunately was discovered in his adult life as having a terrible illness, paranoid schizophrenia. The story begins in 1947, with John Nash as a student at Princeton. He tries to portray himself as being really smart, but right off you can tell there is something wrong with him, by the look in his eyes. He finally he comes up with a game

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Beautiful Mind Is a Biography Based on the Events That Happened

    A Beautiful Mind Is a Biography Based on the Events That Happened

    A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar 1.) A.) A Beautiful Mind is a biography based on the events that happened to a mathematical genius John Forbes Nash Jr. He was invited to go to Princeton University on only one term, and it was to create a truly original idea based on using mathematics. Once he is enrolled in Princeton he is looked at as a social outcast. Once after originating his idea of what other

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Monika
  • A Bio on Penny

    A Bio on Penny

    Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway is a gifted guard whose shooting, passing and athletic abilities earned him a spot on the All-NBA First Team and who helped the Magic reach the NBA Finals in 1995, only his second season in the league. The 6-7 Hardaway combines height, ballhandling and an accurate outside stroke into an exciting all-around game, although his scoring tailed off in his final two seasons with Orlando and he was traded to Phoenix prior

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    Essay Length: 2,653 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • A Bio on Penny

    A Bio on Penny

    Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway is a gifted guard whose shooting, passing and athletic abilities earned him a spot on the All-NBA First Team and who helped the Magic reach the NBA Finals in 1995, only his second season in the league. The 6-7 Hardaway combines height, ballhandling and an accurate outside stroke into an exciting all-around game, although his scoring tailed off in his final two seasons with Orlando and he was traded to Phoenix prior

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    Essay Length: 2,654 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A Biography of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois

    A Biography of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois

    A Biography of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois To the many who admired him, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was, by strong-willed dedication and intellectual perseverance, an assailant of inequality and a guardian of liberty. A herald of "Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism" (Hynes), he passed away in self-imposed isolation with his ancestors in his land of comfort, the magnificent Africa (Hynes). Branded as a "radical," he was overlooked by those who held on to the

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • A Biography on Al Gore

    A Biography on Al Gore

    A Biography on Al Gore As the Vice President, and one of the main running candidates in the presidential race, Al Gore has a lot on his hands. He manages to handle a full family as well as his duties at work and running a, hopefully, successful race. His main challenge will be to convince the people of the United States that he is the best of all of the candidates. This may be somewhat

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Vika
  • A Biography on Martin Luther King Jr.

    A Biography on Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, where his father was pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. He attended public schools (skipping the ninth and twelfth grades) and entered Morehouse College in Atlanta. He was ordained as a Baptist minister just before his graduation in 1948. He then enrolled in Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania and after earning a divinity degree there, attended graduate school at Boston University, where he earned a

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    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Blast from the Past: Albert Einstein

    A Blast from the Past: Albert Einstein

    A Blast from the Past: Albert Einstein Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this mans work, everyone knows that his impact on the world is astonishing. Yes, many people have heard of Albert Einsteins General Theory of Relativity, but few people know about the intriguing life that led this scientist

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    Essay Length: 1,288 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Breakdown of the Democratic and Free Enterprise System 1930

    A Breakdown of the Democratic and Free Enterprise System 1930

    During the 1930's, America witnessed a breakdown of the Democratic and free enterprise system as the US fell into the worst depression in history. The economic depression that beset the United States and other countries was unique in its severity and its consequences. At the depth of the depression, in 1933, one American worker in every four was out of a job. The great industrial slump continued throughout the 1930's, shaking the foundations of Western

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    Essay Length: 858 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Brief Biography of Abraham Lincoln

    A Brief Biography of Abraham Lincoln

    A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1809 On the stormy morning of Sunday, February 12, Nancy Hanks Lincoln , wife of Thomas , gave birth to a boy. He was born on a bed of poles covered with corn husks. The baby was named Abraham after his grandfather. The birth took place in the Lincolns' rough-hewn cabin on Nolin Creek near Hodgenville, Kentucky. Thomas Lincoln was an uneducated carpenter and a farmer. Nancy Lincoln had

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Monika
  • A Brief Biography of Mother Teresa

    A Brief Biography of Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa of Calcutta lived from August 27, 1910 to September 5, 1997. She was an Ottoman-born Indian Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity and her work with the poor and poverty in Calcutta made her one of the world’s most famous person. In October 1950 Teresa received Vatican permission to start her own order, which the Vatican originally labeled as the Diocesan Congregation of the Calcutta Diocese, but which later became

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Brief Biography of Timothy Leary

    A Brief Biography of Timothy Leary

    The Pied Piper Of Psychedelic 1960's died at his house in Beverly Hills at the age of 75. Timothy Francis Leary was born on October 22, 1920 in Springfield Mass and was an only child. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1959, he joined the faculty at Harvard. At Harvard, Leary began to administer drugs to other faculty members, graduate students, and even prisoners. Leary’s LSD experimentation

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Brief History of Steven Hawking

    A Brief History of Steven Hawking

    Stephen William Hawking was born on January 8, 1942 to Frank Hawking, a research biologist, and Isobel Hawking. He had two younger sisters, Philippa and Mary, and an adopted brother, Edward. Though Hawking's parents had their home in North London, they moved to Oxford while Isobel was pregnant with Stephen since London was under attack at the time by the Luftwaffe. After Hawking was born, the family moved back to London, where his father headed

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Child Called "it"

    A Child Called "it"

    This character reminds me of... I don’t know anyone who has been put through any amount of abuse that could even come close to comparing with Dave Pelzer’s mental and physical injuries. Although his character does remind me of a movie I saw when I was smaller, I think it was called Radio Flyer. It was about these two kids that lived on a farm-like setting. Their mother was nowhere to be found and

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Stenly
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    Book Report #1 A Child Called 'It' By Dave Pezler Setting: 1-Russian River: The Russian river is a place in California where Dave and his family would usually go for a vacation. He remembers this place as a quiet and peaceful place. He remembers how he and his brothers would play, how his mother would to hug him, and how they would all watch the sunset together 2-School: School was Dave's only refuge away from

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    I read "A Child Called It." It was about the problems of a boy named Dave Pelzer. Dave was put through hard times and at some point lost hope in his dreams and doubted the humanity of mankind, but in the end because of his strong will he was able to overcome his problems and make a better life for himself. When Dave was younger him and his brothers, Ronald and Stan were happy in

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    A Child Called It was about the struggles of a young boy named Dave Pelzer. Dave was put through hard times and at some point lost hope in his dreams and doubted the humanity of mankind, but in the end because of his strong will he was able to overcome his problems and make a better life for himself. When Dave was younger him and his brothers, Ronald and Stan were happy in a normal

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    Essay Length: 596 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    Pelzer, Dave. A Child Called "It". Deerfield Beach: Health Communications, Inc., 1995. The title of this book has to do with what Dave went through as a child. He was just referred to as a child by “It”. Dave’s mother didn’t care about him enough to call him by his first name. Throughout the book, his mother avoids calling Dave by his name. He is just a very unlucky child who gets brutally abused by

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    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    'You are a nobody! An It!?(Pelzer 140). These were the raw, disheartened remarks that came from the disgusting coldhearted mother's mouth. These painful hurting remarks at her son was how the book got its title and that's what interested me in reading this book. A Child Called 'It', by Dave Pelzer, is a life-changing story about, a young boy who is starved, beat, and tortured by his mother and her cruel games, yet he manages

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    Essay Length: 368 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Yan
  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange The movie A Clockwork Orange takes place in the future of London. Anthony Burgess originally wrote it. Later on made it into a movie, and it was directed by Stanley Kubrick. The movie point is to represent ultra-violence and how there is no scientific cure yet. The social context is very violent in the beginning showing scenes of rape and assault. The movie shows a violent killer and rapist, and an attempt

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    Essay Length: 411 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Day at Hanalei

    A Day at Hanalei

    A Day at Hanalei It all started on a early morning, barely any clouds in the sky just excitement and light in the air. Waking up knowing that I had an incredible day ahead made me feel lighthearted. The night before I made sure that I packed all the essentials which to me was a towel, suntan lotion, a change of clothes, a jacket, sunglasses, and an open mind. The ride to Hanalei was always

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    Essay Length: 1,028 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2015 By: 321saige

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