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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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  • 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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    Submitted: January 18, 2015 By: 321saige
  • A Dream or a Nightmare

    A Dream or a Nightmare

    A Dream Or A Nightmare “ No, I’m not an American. I’m one of the 22 million people who are victims of Americanism, one if the victims of democracy, nothing but disguised hypocrisy. So, I’m not standing here speaking to you as an American, or a patriot, or flag-saluter, or a flag waver. No, not I. I am speaking to you as a victim of the American system. And I see America through the eyes

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    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: regina
  • A Father Figure

    A Father Figure

    A Father Figure Time spent with my grandfather in simpler times. Before computers, video games, cell phones and the mall. His home always felt safe and warm. I have fond memories of sitting on the porch talking with my grandfather as we watched the cars passing by. From my earliest childhood memories he was there, always eager to listen and giving me advice, the father I never had. My grandfather was a wonderful husband and

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Jessica
  • A Fuerza De Venta

    A Fuerza De Venta

    A FUERZA DE VENTA La fuerza de venta de una empresa está formada por el conjunto de personas que realizan actividades relacionadas fundamentalmente con la venta de los productos que ofrece McDonald's. Pero nosotros ya hablamos de los trabajadores que actúan la mayoría como vendedores directos de las características de los mismos, por lo tanto este epígrafe está centrado principalmente en las estrategias seguidas por McDonald's para con la fuerza de venta. Para McDonald's la

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    Submitted: May 14, 2011 By: jajajac
  • A Good Book

    A Good Book

    Heroism in The Perfect Storm The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was an account of an immense storm and its destructive path through the North Atlantic. In late October of 1991, many a crew of several different fishing ships left their port for their final haul. Little did they know that they would soon cross paths with one of the greatest storms ever recorded. This particular storm would create huge swells, high winds, and hard

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Hope in the Unseen: A Relationship to Study Skills

    A Hope in the Unseen: A Relationship to Study Skills

    The titles of the chapters of Ron Suskind A Hope in the Unseen provide a brief description of what we are about to read, but provide “food for thought”, regarding the meaning of the reading. For example, the first chapter, “Something to Push Against”, provides a visual representation of the struggles a young man overcomes to succeed in life. In this chapter, we are introduced to Cedric Jennings, one of the very few “straight-A”

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Life in Time

    A Life in Time

    Robert Robart was born on January 25th, 1933 in Greenfield, Nova Scotia. He born into family four sisters, and later on his parents had two more children, all of which were boys. Robert's father, Cameron, was a man of the army and fought in both World War 1 and World War 2. Through out World War 1, Cameron was over in many areas of Europe and then was stationed in Halifax, Nova Scotia for the

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Look into the Life of Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “the Yellow Wall-Paper”

    A Look into the Life of Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “the Yellow Wall-Paper”

    “The Yellow Wall-paper” is an amazing story that demonstrates how close-minded the world was a little over a hundred years ago. In the late eighteen hundreds, women were seen as personal objects that are not capable of making a mark in the world. If a woman did prove to be a strong intellectual person and had a promising future, they were shut out from society. Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote her stories from experience, but

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Man of Steel

    A Man of Steel

    OFFSHORE Terengganu was Petronas’ first frontier in oil exploration. Carigali, the exploration and production (E&P) arm of the national oil company was incorporated in 1978, four years after Petronas was set up and two years after the first production sharing contracts (PSC) were concluded with Shell and ExxonMobil. It was a bold and courageous move especially for a young company which had neither the expertise nor the experience in the upstream sector. In the history

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    Submitted: June 4, 2016 By: Mohd Hazman
  • A Meeting at the Crossroads

    A Meeting at the Crossroads

    The life and death of the blues musician, Robert Johnson, was shrouded in mystery and legacy. The “King of Delta Blues” not only left behind remnants of his heart and soul in his music but a legendary tale of his encounter with the Devil at a crossroads in Southern Mississippi. The circulation of this intricate rumor not only brought about the blossoming of the career of one of Blue’s most memorable legends but aided Johnson

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream takes place in Athens. Theseus, the Duke of Athens, is planning his marriage with Hippolyta, and as a result he is a planning a large festival. Egeus enters, followed by his daughter Hermia, her beloved Lysander, and her suitor Demetrius. Egeus tells Theseus that Hermia refuses to marry Demetrius, wanting instead to marry Lysander. He asks for the right to punish Hermia with death if she refuses to obey. Theseus

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Poet’s History

    A Poet’s History

    Erik Uriegas Ms, Sharp English 4 Period 7 10-31-03 A Poet’s History William Shakespeare was a very mysterious man. Most of the information about his life is unknown. Some information is lost and never to be found. His plays are continuously being performed today. William Shakespeare was not just a playwriter but also a poet and actor. All of these accomplishment without ever attending a college or university. His early life was at Stratford on

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Report on Johannes Kepler W/laws

    A Report on Johannes Kepler W/laws

    Johannes Kepler The Harmonies of the World “By the study of the orbit of Mars, we must either arrive at the secrets of astronomy or forever remain in ignorance of them.” Johannes Kepler Biography Kepler, Johannes (1571-1630) who was a German astronomer and natural philosopher is noted for coming up with and verifying the three laws of planetary motion. These laws are now known as Kepler's laws of Planetary Motion. Johanne was born on December

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Stand up Guy

    A Stand up Guy

    A Stand Up Guy Baseball was invented here in the United States and has grown in popularity,and now we refer to it as America’s Pastime. For such a long time black athletes were not permitted to play in major league baseball. Is it honestly fair to say that Babe Ruth is the greatest baseball player to live, since no black athletes were allowed to play at his time? Since black athletes were not permitted

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Story About Alex

    A Story About Alex

    I quietly sat down at the dinning room table next to him. He was so focused on writing on the white piece of paper to notice my presence. As he scribbled words on the white piece of paper it was then that I got to thinking what kind of person my boyfriend, Alex, really was. When we met he had already own three businesses, a house, and an expensive BMW. That was not what got

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Tale of William Burke and William Hare

    A Tale of William Burke and William Hare

    I would like to take you back in time , to the 19th Century, around 1827, to Edinburgh, a small town off the out skirts of Scottland. Where a man named William Burke and William Hare became fellow partners and began and odd and grusome killing spree that shocked Scottland and many other surrounding areas. Some say they were known as the “The Graverobbers”, but it wasent actually proven if they had actually robbed any

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Tough Decision

    A Tough Decision

    A Tough Decision Hot sun, cool water, ear piercing screaming of children. It was almost a perfect day at Cole Park, where I was a lifeguard. I got down from my chair, and headed up to the guard shack for my much needed break. Tired, and stressed out, I collapsed on the bench. The phone rang, and that is when it all began. When the summer began, my friend Chuck and I started a band.

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Janna
  • A True Code Hero

    A True Code Hero

    Hemingway a bright and simple man. A man who writes stories with characters who control their emotions or don't complain about what's going on in their life, other wise know as being stoic. People who seem to come to life when they show grace under preasure, have dignity for themselves and are committed to play by the rules. Four characters of Hemingway who show and have all these traits other wise know as the code

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • A True Code Hero

    A True Code Hero

    Hemingway a bright and simple man. A man who writes stories with characters who control their emotions or don’t complain about what’s going on in their life, other wise know as being stoic. People who seem to come to life when they show grace under preasure, have dignity for themselves and are committed to play by the rules. Four characters of Hemingway who show and have all these traits other wise know as the code

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Unforseen Name Change (mark Twain)

    A Unforseen Name Change (mark Twain)

    "The Unforeseen Name Change" Samuel Clemens, a humorist and novelist, is better known by the pseudonym Mark Twain. Mark Twain, born on November 30, 1835 into a small village in Florida Missouri. Florida, Missouri, a town so small that he later joked that he had increased the population by one percent. Mark Twain's parents, John Marshall Clemens and Jane (Lampton) Clemens, both southerners, and mark the couple's fourth son and sixth child. The Clemens's moved

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • A Unforseen Name Change (mark Twain)

    A Unforseen Name Change (mark Twain)

    “The Unforeseen Name Change” Samuel Clemens, a humorist and novelist, is better known by the pseudonym Mark Twain. Mark Twain, born on November 30, 1835 into a small village in Florida Missouri. Florida, Missouri, a town so small that he later joked that he had increased the population by one percent. Mark Twain's parents, John Marshall Clemens and Jane (Lampton) Clemens, both southerners, and mark the couple's fourth son and sixth child. The Clemens’s

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A.C Green

    A.C Green

    A.C Green by A.C Green . Green tells about his life and how he made it to the NBA .He also tells how he got closer to God and accepted him as his savior . He also explains , that Christ is more important than cars and money Green was born in Portland , Oregon were he was loved by both of his parents . When Green got to High School he decided to

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    Submitted: June 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Aaaaaaaaa

    Aaaaaaaaa

    that story had to pretty much be done in unison, as everything had to be perfect, feelings were not a real option and responsibility was the biggest Factor in the community. Although it’s very difficult to describe, the people in this community had to follow certain rules and regulations. Responsibility was a big part of everyone’s life. From the time each person turned 12, they were given a certain job that they would perform for

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Yan
  • Aaliyah Haughton

    Aaliyah Haughton

    Aaliyah (Haughton) Biography (1979-2001) Singer, actress. Born Aaliyah Dana Haughton, on January 16, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York. Raised in Detroit, Michigan, the young singer competed unsuccessfully on the television program Star Search at age 11. Later that same year, she performed with R&B legend Gladys Knight, the former wife of her uncle and manager, Barry Hankerson, at a five-night stand in Las Vegas. In 1994, at the age of 15, Aaliyah catapulted onto the

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    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Janna
  • Aaron Burr

    Aaron Burr

    Aaron Burr was a central figure in American public life for nearly three decades, but is remembered mainly for two episodes in his life: his duel with Alexander Hamilton in 1804 and his schemes of empire-building that formed the basis for his treason trial in 1807. Aaron Burr was Vice President from 1801-1809,and while in office Aaron Burr was never impeached for his actions towards Alexander Hamilton, which resulted in the later death, and for

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: David
  • Abbott and Costello

    Abbott and Costello

    Picture a short, round, confused man, standing next to someone tall, slick, and intellectual, and you have a duo that brought laughter to numerous audiences. Together Bud Abbott and Lou Costello formed a team with great chemistry; by using their natural abilities and deep backgrounds they produced a successful career that carried on throughout three decades. Steve Allen agrees, "Only a very talented team like Abbott & Costello could have survived the transition from burlesque

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Abc

    Abc

    Florence, a neophyte social worker, was employed by a long-term care unit for people with severe disabilities. After approximately one month, she observed what to her appeared to be incidents of resident abuse. She first attempted to discuss the situation with a staff member and was told, "You're new here. This is how we have to treat them or they won't listen to us." After discussing the situation with other people in the organization, including

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    Submitted: April 18, 2011 By:
  • Abdul Kalam

    Abdul Kalam

    President Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam "Dreams float on an impatient wind, A wind that wants to create a new order. An order of strength and thundering of fire." -- from a poem written by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is the undisputed father of India's missile program. He has breathed life into ballistic missiles like the Agni and Prithvi, which put China and Pakistan well under India's missile range. It is too

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Steve
  • Abe Lincoln

    Abe Lincoln

    Early Life Lincoln was born on Feb. 12, 1809, in a log cabin in Hardin (now Larue) County, Ky. Indians had killed his grandfather, Lincoln wrote, "when he was laboring to open a farm in the forest" in 1786; this tragedy left his father, Thomas Lincoln, "a wandering laboring boy" who "grew up, literally without education." Thomas, nevertheless, became a skilled carpenter and purchased three farms in Kentucky before the Lincolns left the state. Little

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    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Abe Lincon

    Abe Lincon

    Abe Lincoln History Essay The United Sates declared its independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. Great Britain did not recognize its independence until, the Treaty of Paris, two years after the American forces defeated the Britain army at the siege of Yorktown. Since the Articles of Confederation were replaced by the U.S. Constitution in 1789, the United States has had forty-two different presidents. Among these presidents, two of the best have were George

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    Essay Length: 2,333 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Edward

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