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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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  • Emily Dickinson the Unspoken Transcendentalist

    Emily Dickinson the Unspoken Transcendentalist

    Emily Dickinson is one of the most widely read and well known American poets. While she doesn't exactly fall into the category of the Transcendentalists, she was well-regarded by Emerson and she read his work thoughtfully. In 1850 her friend Benjamin Newton gave her Emerson's first collection of poems whose style and subject seem to resonate in her poetry. Later she expressed admiration of the writing of Thoreau. Dickinson kept her writing, as well as

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Eminem Auto Biography

    Eminem Auto Biography

    EMINEM The music business, how eminem got into the music business from his hard times living at home with his mother who was suffering from Munchausen Syndrome which means she was making Marshall (Eminem) take medicines he didn't need. First i will talk about eminems life when he was a kid and his relationship with his mother and uncle Ronnie. Eminems father left him when he was only 6 months old and his mother was

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Edward
  • Eminem Contemporary Muscian

    Eminem Contemporary Muscian

    Eminem Also known as: Marshall Mathers, III Birth: October 17, 1974 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States Nationality: American Occupation: rap musician, Music producer Source: Contemporary Musicians, Volume 53. Thomson Gale, 2005. TABLE OF CONTENTSAwards Biographical Essay Career Further Readings Personal Information Source Citation Works BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY Although his message has not been popular with parents of teenagers across America, that has not stopped Eminem from earning sweeping popularity and building upon it. Though his

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Artur
  • Emmit Teel

    Emmit Teel

    Emmett Till(1941-1955)Background and Early Years: Emmett Louis "Bobo" Till was born on July 25, 1941 and was a 14-year-old Black boy from Chicago who was brutally murdered in Money, Miss., a small town in the state's delta region. His murder has been cited as one of the key events that energized the nascent Civil Rights Movement. The primary suspects in the case of his death were acquitted, but they later admitted to committing the crime.

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Max
  • Emmitt Smith..

    Emmitt Smith..

    Pro Career In 11 seasons, Emmitt Smith has made an impact on the NFL that few players can match at any position or in any era. As the third-ranked rusher in NFL history, Smith has also won four NFL rushing titles, three Super Bowl titles and a league (1993) and Super Bowl (XXVIII) MVP award. When looking at Smith's career numbers, it's easy to see why he will be remembered as one of the greatest

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Emmitt Till

    Emmitt Till

    Emmit Till was like any other ordinary boy. He lived in Chicago in 1955 with his mother. But this summer he was going to visit his Uncle Mose who lived down south. Down south and Chicago were totally different. First of all, you couldn't go to a school with someone that wasn't your color, you couldn't go to any bathroom you wanted and couldn't eat where you wanted. In other words, it was segregated. Now,

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Mike
  • Engineer

    Engineer

    Aunque a algunos pueda sorprenderles, hoy son la innovación y el medio ambiente los valores corporativos más destacados por las empresas en nuestro país. Sí, las compañías españolas actuales se preocupan, en su mayoría, por transmitir ambos aspectos, tanto en su cultura, como a su público en el exterior. Esto es lo que afirman las propias empresas, según el estudio Índice de Valores Corporativos llevado a cabo por Marco de Comunicación, la agencia española de

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    Submitted: April 26, 2011 By: samtell
  • Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist

    Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist

    Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist The First World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved, no one was immune to the effects of this global conflict, and each country was changed in many ways. Erich Maria Remarque was drafted into World War I at age 18. In 1929 Remarque's first book All Quiet on the Western Front was published. Throughout the book, the death and destruction caused by battle is clearly shown.

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    Submitted: March 2, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist

    Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist

    Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist The First World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved, no one was immune to the effects of this global conflict, and each country was changed in many ways. Erich Maria Remarque was drafted into World War I at age 18. In 1929 Remarque’s first book All Quiet on the Western Front was published. Throughout the book, the death and destruction caused by battle is clearly shown.

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    Submitted: June 3, 2010 By: Edward
  • Epicurus

    Epicurus

    Epicurus founded the Garden School of Greek Philosophy, a hedonistic school centered on the pursuit of contentment and serenity of mind and body, which was achieved though avoiding pain and living a simple, aesthetic life. Epicurus was born on the Greek island of Samos in 341 B.C. His father, Neocles, was an Athenian who immigrated to Somos for financial reasons. His mother had the status of a fortune teller, and his apprentice ship with her

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Equal Employment Opportunity in the Working Environment

    Equal Employment Opportunity in the Working Environment

    Running head: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Equal Employment Opportunity in the Working Environment James A. Lee Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Management 317 Abstract This paper on equal opportunity employment will show a few different types of discrimination that would impede on a person from getting hired into an organization. It also shows some of the different Acts from the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that prevent discrimination when hiring workers into an organization. Equal Employment Opportunity in the

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Erik Ainge

    Erik Ainge

    Aaron Haddock History 11-17-06 ROLE MODEL 101 Our culture is in dire need of role models, and with that said I would like to introduce to you Erik Ainge. Nobody is perfect, this we know. Some people may perceive a person as perfect but the truth is that they are far from it. The only thing a person can do to try and be as “perfect” as possible to do good deeds, be considerate, excel

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Erik Erikson

    Erik Erikson

    Erik Erikson: Stages of Psychosocial Development BY Introduction Erik Erikson was born in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 15, 1902. Erikson’s father was a Danish man and abandoned his mother, Karla Abrahamsen, before he was born. Karla raised Erik alone for the first three years of his life in Frankfurt before she remarried Erik’s pediatrician, Dr. Theodor Homberger. Karla and Theodor moved to Karlsruhe in southern Germany and raised Erik as their own. Erik’s name as

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Edward
  • Erik Erikson Biography

    Erik Erikson Biography

    Erik Erikson How a society educates its population is one of the most pressing and enduring issues facing any civilization. Certainly, great effort is expended in the area of education to achieve the highest yield for society, This effort can cover a breadth of different approaches including controlling education as the Communists and other dictatorial governments have done to education only founded in Reason as the Enlightenment and French Revolution have done, to a free

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    Submitted: December 20, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Erin Brockavich

    Erin Brockavich

    At the opening of the film we see Erin struggling: as a single mother, as a human being with potential, courage and individuality, and as a sexual being as well. Erin is a St. Joan of the white underclass, a Green Guerrilla, Mother Jones and Madonna all rolled into one. Unlike the image of second wave feminism which distanced itself from any robust sexuality it felt to be reductive at best or degrading at worst,

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Janna
  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway was an American writer. He was born in 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He committed suicide in 1961 in Ketchum, Idaho (Burges 17). Even today Hemingway is one of the most recognized authors in the world. Hemingway's experiences during World War I are directly shown in many of his works. His general outlook on life is reflected in the adventures of his characters. It is clear that Hemingway had a desire to be

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    Submitted: March 2, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Miller Hemingway was born at eight o'clock in the morning on in Oak Park, Illinois. In the nearly sixty two years of his life that followed he forged a literary reputation unsurpassed in the twentieth century. In doing so, he also created a mythological hero in himself that captivated not only serious literary critics but the average man as well. He was a literary genius. Born in his family home, a house built by

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in the family home at 439 North Oak Park Avenue at eight o'clock in the morning on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He was the second child of Dr. Clarence and Grace Hall Hemingway's six children; he had four sisters and one brother. He was named after his maternal grandfather Ernest Hall (who was widowed and owned the family home Ernest was born in) and his great uncle

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Janna
  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), born in Oak Park, Illinois, started his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City at the age of seventeen. After the United States entered the First World War, he joined a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army. Serving at the front, he was wounded, was decorated by the Italian Government, and spent considerable time in hospitals. After his return to the United States, he became a reporter

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Victor
  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois to parents Clarence and Grace Hemingway. As a young boy Hemingway took after his father when it came to a choice of lifestyle. He showed that he was more interested in the outdoors and sports instead of music, which was what his mother hoped that he would learn to love. These interests that Hemingway developed would turn out to be what would shape

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Victor
  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway wrote In Our Time in 1925, and its critical acclaim established him as a literary force. Critics currently argue over whether it should be considered a novel or merely a compilation of short stories and vignettes. In fact it has no defined genre, and ever since its publication, readers have had trouble coming to terms with its form. Still, many do see it as a novel, or as D.H. Lawrence called it, a

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Jack
  • Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Marvel

    Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Marvel

    Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Marvel “One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth forever . . . The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to the place where he arose . . . The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits . . . .All the rivers run into the

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Edward
  • Ernest Miller Hemingway

    Ernest Miller Hemingway

    1. Biography of Ernest Miller Hemingway "Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter. You will meet them doing various things with resolve, but their interest rarely holds because after the other thing ordinary life is as flat as the taste of wine when the taste buds have been burned off your tongue." ('On

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Ernest Rutherford

    Ernest Rutherford

    Ernest Rutherford Born on August 30th, 1871 in New Zealand, Ernest Rutherford accomplished to be one of many successful chemists throughout the world in the 19th and the 20th centuries. With his brilliant experiments he explained the puzzling problem of radioactivity and the sudden breakdown of atoms. In addition, he determined the structure of the atom and was first to ever split it. Rutherford’s great mind triggered innovations of new technology such as the smoke

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Edward
  • Ernesto "che" Guevara

    Ernesto "che" Guevara

    During the Cuban Revolution of 1956-1959, led by Fidel Castro, which Ernesto Che Guevara participated in and became a commander in the Rebel Army, the goals of the Revolution changed from one of deposing the Dictator Fulgencio Batista, to a broader based social and economic movement, which featured agrarian reform as one of its main tenants. A large part of the Guerilla forces led by Castro and Guevara, sometimes above 80 percent, were peasants, some

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ernesto Che Guevara

    Ernesto Che Guevara

    Ernesto “Che” Guevara Ernesto “Che” Guevara, a doctor and revolutionary in Bolivia, was assassinated by the American CIA for many political reasons, thus becoming a legend and idol after the Latin American Revolution. In the United States Che is remembered only as a relic of the 1960 revolution. In Europe he became a pop icon among the youth with little or no historical reference. Only in Cuba does his legacy stand for the hope and

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Janna
  • Erwin Rommel

    Erwin Rommel

    Erwin Rommel ERWIN ROMMEL, (1891-1944), German general, known as the "Desert Fox for his brilliant military exploits in WORLD WAR II battles in North Africa. Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel was born in Heidenheim, Wurttemberg, on Nov. 15, 1891. He joined the 124th Infantry Regiment as an officer cadet in 1910, and two years later was commissioned a 2d lieutenant. During World War I he served in France and on the Romanian and Italian fronts. After

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Max
  • Erwin Rommel Jr.

    Erwin Rommel Jr.

    Erwin Rommel Jr. was born on November 15, 1891 in a small Wьrtemburg town of Heidenheim. His father Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel was a local schoolmaster and former artillery officer. His mother Helena von Luz was the daughter of the local Regierungs-Prasident. Rommel was one of five children, though his brother Manfred had died at an early age. As a child, he was reasonable and very gifted academically and athletically. He was educated at Tьbingen,

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    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Janna
  • Essay

    Essay

    Writing is easy, it's quality that's hard. Any idiot who knows 5 words can write a sentence (e.g. "Dufus big much Scott is"). It might be grammarless, broken, or inaccurate but it is writing. This means that when people can't start they're imagining the precision of the end, all polished and brilliant, a vision that makes the ugly clumsy junkyard that all beginnings are, impossible to accept. Good voice, tone, rhythm, ideas and grammar are

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Janna
  • Essay About Abdul Kalam

    Essay About Abdul Kalam

    Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam born October 15, 1931, Tamil Nadu, India, usually referred as Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam^ , was the eleventh President of India, serving from 2002 to 2007. A notable engineer, he is often referred to as the Missile Man of India for his work and is considered a progressive mentor, innovator and visionary in India. He is also popularly known as the People's President. His term as president ended

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Janna
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