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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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  • Geroge Gershwin

    Geroge Gershwin

    George Gershwin (1898-1937) George Gershwin, born in Brooklyn, New York on 26 September 1898, was born the second of four children of Morris and Rose Gershovitz, Russians who immigrated to New York in 1891. George and his family lived on Manhattan's lower east side in a poor Jewish community. After settling down in New York, his father changed the family name to Gershvin. It was George who later altered his last name to Gershwin when

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Gerolamo Cardano

    Gerolamo Cardano

    A report on... Gerolamo Cardano a well-known mathematician, doctor, and astrologist was born in Pavia on September 24, 1501. The illegitimate son of a lawyer Facio Cardano. Gerolamo went to school in his hometown in Pavia until he moved to Padua where he became a Rector of the university. Here he attained a degree in medicine. In 1524 Cardano moved to Sacco where he married and gained the chair of mathematics at Academia Palatina. One

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: regina
  • Giambattista Bondoni

    Giambattista Bondoni

    Giambattista Bondoni Giambattista Bondoni was an engraver, type designer, printer, and a publisher. He was a leader in originating classical typeface. He was called the king of printers. Many believe that Bondoni produced some of the best “modern” style types. Being a type designer and a printer was in his blood. His dad was also a printer. In 1768 he was asked to run the printing house, Regia Parma. This is where he began to

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • Gianni Versace

    Gianni Versace

    Gianni Versace was born in Reggio Calabria Italy on December .2 1946. Versace was born to a family who owned a tailoring store in Reggio Calabria. As a young boy, he learned to design and made his own clothing. Several of his designs were sold at the family store. In 1972 at the age of 25 he moved to Milan and was contracted by a company to create a collection. In 1974, his name was

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Jon
  • Giant

    Giant

    Every human being has flaws that he or she wishes they did not possess. There is not one single person alive that is completely perfect and totally satisfied with themselves. Each and every one of us have something that we would like to change about ourselves, whether it is a trait, a fear, a habit, or even an event that has happened in the past. Some of these things can be overcome but sometimes, no

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: regina
  • Girl, Interrupted

    Girl, Interrupted

    Girl, Interrupted Part I: Critical Analysis Author: Susanna Kaysen. Girl, Interrupted: New York Division of Random House. Inc 1993. 1. What is the author’s topic? The author’s topic is about a teenager name Susanna Kaysen. At 18 she voluntarily turned herself into McLean Hospital. 2. Identify the author’s main idea(s). In other words, what is the main point the author is attempting to make about the book? The author’s has 2 main points; one point

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Jack
  • Global Launch

    Global Launch

    Preparing for and managing the global product launch process offers unique challenges as each targeted country can pose unique differences across the design categories of channel parameters, country mores, language and colloquialisms, and technology infrastructure. Though not an exhaustive list, these have a predominant influence on the global product launch process on a per-global-region basis. Using a case-study methodology, this article draws on the global product launch experiences of two firms, showing that such influences

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    Submitted: April 30, 2011 By: werme
  • Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution

    The Glorious Revolution To modern eyes the complex web of religious and political loyalties which underpinned Jacobitism can seem alien and unsympathetic. The whole movement might be said to span the century from the deposition of James II in the Glorious Revolution of 1688 to the lonely alcohol-sodden death of Bonnie Prince Charlie in 1788. A Catholic himself, James decided that by promoting edicts of religious tolerance, he would be able to surreptitiously re-establish Catholicism

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Go Ask Alice

    Go Ask Alice

    Go Ask Alice Have you ever had a problem? I'm sure you have because everybody sometime in there life does. The book I read Go Ask Alice by an anonymous author is all about problems, conflicts, and how to deal with them. I would give a lot of information on the author if that was possible, but the author is anonymous so I can not do so. From the very first page I had a

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Top
  • Going Green

    Going Green

    Going green can mean a couple of things. It could mean that you do your part to make sure that our world is well taken care of, or it could signify the fact that soon you will turn into a huge monster when people make you angry. But all bets off, I’m assuming the one I will elaborate more on through this essay is the latter. Popularized by celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, and vigorously

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Good Job

    Good Job

    Today is September 17th , 1843, a day after my family and I arrived in the Oregon Country. My name is Bobby Kardon. I am Fred Momba’s second cousin twice removed. I am 21 years old and I have water blue eyes, shaved head, very muscular, always cheerful, 6' 1" and I am always willing to help. This is the true story of the breath taking journey to the Oregon Country. Today is the day

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Google Riza Kadilar

    Google Riza Kadilar

    INTT474 – HW1 – ENES AYYILDIZ –- Page of ______________________________________________________________________________ GOOGLE RIZA KADILAR I googled Rıza Kadılar name on Google and saw that there are lots of webpages which are related to you as a professor. That was abnormal, so I thought that you have another profession. Therefore, I made a detailed research on your other profession. At rizakadilar.com, it’s mentioned about your mentorship and EMCC Turkey. Besides, I saw that you have two books

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    Submitted: April 13, 2016 By: Enes A.
  • Gorbachev (biography & 4 Min Speech)

    Gorbachev (biography & 4 Min Speech)

    Mikhail Gorbachev was born on March the 2nd, 1931, in Stav-ro-pol, to a Russian agricultural mechanic and his Greek wife. As a child and student, he was particularly bright and stood out in the classroom, with particular talents and interest in mathematics and history. Once he had graduated, a position at Moscow University was made certain by his exceptional ambition and intelligence, and the fact he was awarded the Order of the Red banner of

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Gordon Parks

    Gordon Parks

    Vitals Name: Gordon Parks Birth Date: November 30, 1912 Place of Birth: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States of America Nationality: American Ethnicity: African American Gender: Male Occupations: photographer, composer, filmmaker, writer Awards Julius Rosenwald Award for photography, 1942; Syracuse University School of Journalism Award, 1961; Frederic W. Brehm Award, 1962; Newhouse Citation, Syracuse University, 1963; Philadelphia Museum of Art Award, 1964; New York Art Directors Club Award, 1964, 1968; Carr Van Anda Journalism Award, University

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Gorge Washington

    Gorge Washington

    Washington spent his years as a planter trying to gain economic independence from the London merchants who bought his crops. Like many colonists, he grew frustrated at what he and many other colonists saw as unfair laws. In the 1760s, the colonists repeatedly clashed with the British Parliament over questions of taxation and trade. The British government had racked up a massive debt during the French and Indian War. Since American colonists had benefited from

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: David
  • Gov Jane Hull

    Gov Jane Hull

    Jane Dee Hull was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 8, 1935. Governor Hull is married to Dr. Terry Hull. Dr. Hull practiced medicine in Pheonix for 32 wears and now works as a consultant. Governor Hull and Dr. Hull have four children and eight grandchildren. Governor Hull received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Kansas and also did postgraduate work in political science and economics at Arizona State University.

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Grandpa

    Grandpa

    Abortion rights organizations declared their opposition to Roberts, a 50-year-old federal appeals court judge. But as yet, there were no outright calls for his rejection from any of the Senate's 44 Democrats. "I urge the Senate to rise to the occasion, provide a fair and civil process and to have Judge Roberts in place before the next court sessions begins on October the third," said President Bush, the morning after he tapped the Harvard-educated lawyer

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Great American Poets

    Great American Poets

    Carter Revard and Joy Harjo are both well known Native American poets. They grew up fighting against racial discrimination, poverty, and all the common struggles that come along with life. Joy Harjo story is viewed as one that often involves some aspect of fear or negativity. Carter Revard’s story is depicted as often marked with troubles, but it also has a positive outcome or a sense of hope. Joy Harjo writes more metaphorically, while Revard

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    Faith R. Sims Eng3010 11/24/2005 Great Expectations Hollywood and the movie industry have made many bold attempts over the past decade in bringing to life old classics. None however in my opinion have been done more boldly than the remoulding of Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations. This compelling piece is a rebirth storyline of the past retold in Modern times. Any attempt at bringing a Dickens work to the screen would be an awesome task to

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Edward
  • Great Leader of the World and How Their Vision Inspires

    Great Leader of the World and How Their Vision Inspires

    TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 2 BIOGRAPHY 2 HEALTH PROBLEM 3 FOUNDATION 4 PHILOSOPHY-VISION-VALUES 5 E.I. COMPETENCIES 5 IMPACT 6 CONCLUSION 7 BIBLIOGRAPHY 7 INTRODUCTION A leader is a person who inspires. He brings the best out of his people and they, in turn, follow him in the realization of his goals. In other words, a true leader communicates his aspirations and creates a shared passion for a common objective. In order to be effective, a

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Mike
  • Great Minds Think Alike

    Great Minds Think Alike

    Great Minds Think Alike My life has been amazing so far. Through all the ups and downs, smiles and frowns I wouldn't trade it for any other life. I did it all by holding true to my beliefs and my philosophies. No one described my way of thinking better than the man himself, Kanye West. In the song “Last Call” off of his debut album The College Dropout he spits, “Now I could let

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Greetings from Sean Guy, Director of Customer Service

    Greetings from Sean Guy, Director of Customer Service

    Greetings from Sean Guy, Director of Customer Service Most online merchants have a hard time coming up with good content for their websites; however, with Internet marketing, content is king. Because search engines want to send consumers to the most relevant website possible, they will use various algorithms to determine if your site’s keyword density, page content, related sites, and interaction is the most relevant for the user. In this newsletter, we are going to

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Artur
  • Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck, the well remembered actor, began his acting career in the 1940’s, People loved him and respected him on and off the stage. Not only was he a talented man, he was also very generous and deeply involved in politics. The story of this great actor began on April 15, 1916 in La Jolla, California (Fishgall insert). The name Gregory had been a family name, but Bunny, Peck’s mother, did not find this quite

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Max
  • Growing Up

    Growing Up

    Growing up in Wilkinsburgh, PA was difficult considering how vicious the neighborhood was. I lived in the upstairs part of a duplex while my older cousin lived in the downstairs part. He was in a gang known around the country as “Crips”. They wear blue attire in order to be easily recognized. I looked up to this young man because being the only child I didn’t have anyone to look up to. When I was

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Guernica

    Guernica

    GUERNICA Pablo Picasso's painting entitled "Guernica" has been called a masterpiece of modern art since its first appearance at the World Fair's. It represented an event in the Spanish Civil War that occurred in April 26, 1937. The actual sketch of his work began in May 1, 1937, and was commissioned by the official Republican government of Spain in January of that same year. It was to be displayed in the entrance hall of a

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Max
  • Guidelines for Consumer Behavior Assignment

    Guidelines for Consumer Behavior Assignment

    Guidelines for Consumer Behavior Assignment The purpose of this exercise is to broaden your understanding of consumer behaviour (Chapters 5 and 6) by bringing you face to face with a customer. The first step is to find at least two persons who have recently bought a product in your chosen category for the project. The persons should not be a part of FORE faculty, staff or student community. You are then to conduct an in-depth

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    Submitted: July 8, 2014 By: 221123
  • Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler

    Mahler was born in Kalischt, Bohemia, on July 7, 1860. At the time, Bohemia (later to form a major component of Czechoslovakia, and later the Czech Republic) was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, then enduring its final crumbling decades, and the region where Mahler spent his youth was strongly associate with the Czech independence movement. However, Mahler also was a Jew, and Jews in the region were associated by ethnic Czechs with Germans. Mahler famous

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Bred
  • Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler

    Mahler was born in Kalischt, Bohemia, on July 7, 1860. At the time, Bohemia (later to form a major component of Czechoslovakia, and later the Czech Republic) was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, then enduring its final crumbling decades, and the region where Mahler spent his youth was strongly associate with the Czech independence movement. However, Mahler also was a Jew, and Jews in the region were associated by ethnic Czechs with Germans. Mahler famous

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Mike
  • Gustave Dorray

    Gustave Dorray

    Life Dorй was born in Strasbourg and his first illustrated story was published at the age of fifteen. Dorй began work as a literary illustrator in Paris. Dore's commissions include works by Rabelais, Balzac, Milton and Dante. In 1853 Dorй was asked to illustrate the works of Lord Byron. This commission was followed by additional work for British publishers, including a new illustrated English Bible. Dorй also illustrated an oversized edition of Edgar Allan Poe's

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Top
  • Guy De Maupassant

    Guy De Maupassant

    When death has once entered into a house, it almost invariably returns immediately, as if it knew the way, and the young woman, overwhelmed with grief, took to her bed and was delirious for six weeks. Then a species of calm lassitude succeeded that violent crisis, and she remained motionless, eating next to nothing, and only moving her eyes. Every time they tried to make her get up, she screamed as if they were about

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Artur
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