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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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  • 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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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Edward
  • Abigail Adams

    Abigail Adams

    Abigail Smith Adams was born on November 11, 1744 in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Abigail was the second child of four children. Her parents were Elizabeth Quincy Smith and Reverend William Smith. Like any girl of her time she did not have an education. As her curiosity grew bigger she wanted to read and Abigail’s intelligence grew too. Abigail often went with her mother to help the needy. Abigail’s love of reading drew her close to

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    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Yan
  • Aboriginal Autobiography

    Aboriginal Autobiography

    Hello my name is Ariba from the Gunai tribe, in present day Victoria.Life is horrible and tragic here, the white demons have our wonderful land. They have forced us to live like animals and eat nothing but this powdery white substance and this sweet sand like substance. I feel tired and exhausted from eating these substances, as they provide me with no energy at all. I feel lethatgic everyday and feel as if I’ve lost

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Bred
  • About Albert Einstein

    About Albert Einstein

    Around 1886 Albert Einstein began his school career in Munich. As well as his violin lessons, which he had from age six to age thirteen, he also had religious education at home where he was taught Judaism. Two years later he entered the Luitpold Gymnasium and after this his religious education was given at school. He studied mathematics, in particular the calculus, beginning around 1891. In 1894 Einstein's family moved to Milan but Einstein remained

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • About Christopher Paolini

    About Christopher Paolini

    ABOUT CHRISTOPHER PAOLINI Christopher Paolini was born on November 17, 1983 in Southern California. Aside from a few years in Anchorage, Alaska, he has lived in Paradise Valley, Montana with his parents and younger sister, Angela. They have two pets, Otis, a black and white cat, and Annie, a frisky cocker/Australian shepherd mix. Tall, jagged Beartooth Mountains rise on one side of the Paradise Valley. Snowcapped most of the year, they inspired the fantastic scenery

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    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: Andrew
  • About Giant, Malaysia

    About Giant, Malaysia

    About Giant In Malaysia, Giant is synonymous with everyday low prices, big variety and great value and recognised for offering the most vibrant, comfortable and complete shopping environment. Giant, which turned 65 in 2009, pioneered the concept of modern supermarket shopping – buying everyday groceries, fresh produce and fresh foods under one roof and in a hygienic environment. As the pioneer, Giant sets the pace and standards for the industry with innovative marketing, store design

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    Submitted: May 13, 2011 By: walanasd
  • About Me: Some of the Places I Have Been and Wish to Go

    About Me: Some of the Places I Have Been and Wish to Go

    I have always been fascinated with travel. Ever since I was a little kid I have always enjoyed visiting exotic places and seeing exotic things. The historical/cultural significance of some of these places tends to vex my curiosity in a special way. Throughout my life, I have only left the continental United States twice; to Mexico and to Hawaii. Although I have only left the country twice, I have visited roughly 40 of its 50

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Victor
  • About My Great Padrino

    About My Great Padrino

    About My Great Padrino My padrino name is Guillermo “Mero” Montes, number 49 crossed Sigma Lambda Beta in the spring of 2002 (Pi Line) with six other line brothers and he was number six in the line. He was born in 1982, from Mexico, he his 22 years of age. He is a Biology major graduating may, 05. While he was pledging he ended up with a 4.0gpa I personally don’t know how he did

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: July
  • Abraham Darby Bio

    Abraham Darby Bio

    Abraham Darby is the name of three generations of an English Quaker family that was key to the development of the Industrial Revolution. The first Abraham Darby (b. circa 1678 - d. March 8, 1717) was a Quaker who started his trade at Bristol where he developed the use of moulds for casting iron and brass goods at the Baptist Mills Brass Works . Leaving Bristol in 1709, he became an iron-master with an iron-works

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Abraham Harold Maslow

    Abraham Harold Maslow

    Abraham Harold Maslow (1908-1970) Abraham Harold Maslow was born on April 1, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the oldest of seven children born to his parents, who were uneducated Jewish immigrants from Russia. His parents, wanting the best for their children in the ?new world?, pushed him hard in his academic studies. In order to satisfy his parents, Maslow studied law at the City College of New York. After a few semesters in

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    Essay Length: 649 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Abraham Lincoin

    Abraham Lincoin

    Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Hodgenville, He was the son of Thomas and Nancy and he was named for his paternal grandfather. Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer. Both of Abraham's parents were members of a Baptist congregation which had separated from another church due to opposition to slavery. As Abraham grew up, he loved to read and preferred learning to working in the fields. This

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln has been depicted as a very gifted orator and noble leader of our country. He is often compared with Shakespeare, due to his ability to say amazingly profound words. He is a very important symbol of our country's history. Lincoln definitely led an interesting life. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in a log cabin in Hardin (now Larue) County, Kentucky. This was near Hodgenville, Kentucky. His mother's name

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, guided his country through the most devastating experience in its national history-the Civil War. He is considered by many historians to have been the greatest American president. Early Life Lincoln was born on Feb. 12, 1809, in a log cabin in Hardin County, Ky. Indians had killed his grandfather. This tragedy left his father, Thomas Lincoln, a wandering laboring boy, who grew up without education. Thomas

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln 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. In 1811 the Lincolns moved to a farm on Knob Creek which was also near Hodgenville. In 1811 or 1812, Abraham's younger brother, Thomas, died in infancy. Abraham spent a short amount

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln No president of the United States ever assumed office under more difficult conditions than Abraham Lincoln. By the time of his inauguration day, a large portion of the South had already seceded as soon as they heard of his election. Nor did he have the support and confidence of a large portion of the North either. To most Americans, Lincoln was a relative unknown and his homespun image and penchant for humor often led

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    Submitted: March 2, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    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: 2,332 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: March 2, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you.... You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it." Lincoln thought secession illegal, and was willing to use force to defend Federal law and the Union. When

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky. His parents names were Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. They named him after his grandfather. Abraham’s grandfather had been killed by Indians long before Abraham had been born. Both of his parents were born in Virginia. Abraham had an older sister and a younger brother. His younger brother was named Thomas but he died in infancy. Abraham’s sisters name

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln No president of the United States ever assumed office under more difficult conditions than Abraham Lincoln. By the time of his inauguration day, a large portion of the South had already seceded as soon as they heard of his election. Nor did he have the support and confidence of a large portion of the North either. To most Americans, Lincoln was a relative unknown and his homespun image and penchant for humor often led

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    Essay Length: 772 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Monika
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Adlai Ewing Stevenson once said “our strength lies, not alone in our proving grounds and our stockpiles, but in our ideals, our goals, and their universal appeal to all men who are struggling to breathe free." Abraham Lincoln is the epitome of strength and success. Abraham Lincoln is, to the highest degree, recognized all over the entire world. He has had quite a mark on world history. Abraham Lincoln is one of the world’s most

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Monika
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and he was named for his paternal grandfather. Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer. Both of Abraham's parents were members of a Baptist congregation which had separated from another church due to opposition to slavery. When Abraham was 7, the family moved to southern Indiana. Abraham had gone to

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Victor
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln 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. In 1811 the Lincolns moved to a farm on Knob Creek which was also near Hodgenville. In 1811 or 1812, Abraham's younger brother, Thomas, died in infancy. Abraham spent a short amount

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was born Feb. 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky. His parents were both born in Virginia. his mother, who died when he was ten years old, of a family of the name of Hanks. His father. Who moved from Kentucky to Indiana when he was eight years old. He said “It was a wild region, with many bears and other wild animals still in the woods. There I grew up.... Of course when

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    Essay Length: 369 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Bred
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you.... You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it." Lincoln thought secession illegal, and was willing to use force to defend Federal law and the Union. When

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    Essay Length: 702 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Jon
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and he was named for his paternal grandfather. Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and a farmer. Both of Abraham's parents were members of a baptist congregation which had separated from an another church due to opposition of slavery. Lincoln was a pretty average his whole life, despite his giantism.

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Vika
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin located in Hodgenville Kentucky on the twelfth of February in the year of 1809. His parents were Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Lincoln had one older sister (Sarah) who was born in 1807. Three years after Abraham was born, his mother gave birth to a baby boy they named Thomas. The family was faced with devastating turmoil when Thomas died while he was still an

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    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Vika
  • Academic Autobiography

    Academic Autobiography

    I am completely intimidated by writing. When it comes to writing papers I will procrastinate until the very last minute. It doesn’t matter how long or how short, how difficult or easy, I usually find myself starting a paper a day before or the day that it is due. This isn’t a habit that I enjoy continuing but year after year I vow to quit but I just can’t find it in myself to relinquish

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    Essay Length: 531 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Ada Augusta Lovelace

    Ada Augusta Lovelace

    In a world that is dominated by men, there were few women who could stand up and be noticed in the earlier years. In the early nineteenth century, Ada Augusta Byron Lovelace, made herself known among the world of men and her work still influences today’s world. She is considered the “Mother of Computer Programming” and the “Enchantress of Numbers.” The world of computers began with the futuristic knowledge of Charles Babbage and Lady Lovelace.

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Jack
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith

    Adam Smith was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. His exact date of his birth is unknown but he was baptized on June 5, 1723. At the age of fifteen, Smith began attending Glasgow University where he studied moral philosophy. In 1748 he began giving lectures in Edinburgh where he discussed rhetoric and later he began to discuss the economic philosophy of the "simple system of natural liberty" which he later proclaimed in his Inquiry into

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    Essay Length: 748 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Janna
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith

    adam smith Adam Smith Adam Smith was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. His exact date of his birth is unknown but he was baptized on June 5, 1723. At the age of fifteen, Smith began attending Glasgow University where he studied moral philosophy. In 1748 he began giving lectures in Edinburgh where he discussed rhetoric and later he began to discuss the economic philosophy of the “simple system of natural liberty” which he later

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    Essay Length: 762 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Tasha

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