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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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  • Helen Levitt

    Helen Levitt

    Helen Levitt’s name became associated with photography in the 1930s. She was raised in Brooklyn, NY and loved music, dance, books, and foreign films. Though she did start high school, she left before graduating and went to work for a commercial photographer in the Bronx. She soon began to take pictures on her own. Inspired by the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Walker Evans, she worked for a government project that was trying to show

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Helen Tamiris Biography

    Helen Tamiris Biography

    On April 24, 1903, one of the founders of American modern dance was born to parents who emigrated from Russia. Helen Tamiris, originally Helen Becker, grew up in New York, New York on the Lower East Side. In her lifetime, she danced, choreographed, and helped initiate modern dance. Later in her life, she moved to the “Great White Way,” otherwise known as Broadway, to choreograph many shows. In 1911, or at the age of eight,

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Hello

    Hello

    Patient or pretender *factitious patient’s interaction with caregivers. *severe manifestation, munchausen syndrome(pg.7) *only to be able once again to entre a supportive hospital environment. *for patients with munchausen syndrome, they need for room and board, as well as burning psychological needs, can motivatice behavior. *she was not diagonosed as having nunchausen syndrome because hers was a single deception, and feigned illness was not al there was to her life. *munchausen patients, suffered from additional mental

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    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Hello Mr Paper

    Hello Mr Paper

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Max
  • Hell’s Angels

    Hell’s Angels

    The book that I read was called Hell’s Angels. This book is a biography of the infamous 1960’s California motorcycle gang. These Hell’s Angels were mostly known for the Harley’s they rode and for some of the nasty malicious crimes they committed. In this book the Hell’s Angels roam from place to place all over the California. The two most significant places would seem to be San Francisco and Oakland, where the two largest Hell’s

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Max
  • Helmi Flick

    Helmi Flick

    Helmi Flick lives in Bedford, Texas with her husband, Ken, a freelance writer who also does the lighting and cat wrangling for her, plus her 4 cats. Having spent 30 years of her working life in administrative office positions in computers, medicine and law, Flick came to her new career by the route most people only dream of: by turning something she loved to do into a new profession. After years of photographing her own

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    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Hemingway

    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: March 4, 2010 By: Max
  • Hemingway, a Look at Hime

    Hemingway, a Look at Hime

    Ernest Miller Hemingway was born at eight o'clock in the morning on July 21, 1899 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 (and at times confounded) not only serious literary critics but the average man as well. In a word, he was a star.

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Henri Matisse

    Henri Matisse

    Before the 20th century, not many artists had done modern abstract. Paintings such as “The Green Stripe” and “Harmony in Red” by Henri Matisse were given bad critiques. They were mostly objected to the different use of color in the paintings, and many did not understand his work. The use of color was used to show his emotional expression. Henri Matisse was born in Northern France in 1869. During his youth, he had no interest

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Henri Matisse

    Henri Matisse

    Henri Matisse Henri Matisse was born December 31st, 1869 to two storeowners, Emile and Heloise Matisse. His father wanted him to be a lawyer, so later on in life he could takeover the family business. They sent him to Henri Martin Grammar School where he studied to be a lawyer. There was a hint of artist in Henri because while working as a lawyer’s assistant he took up a drawing course (Essers 7). It was

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Henry Clay

    Henry Clay

    Henry Clay was born in Hanover County Virginia on April 12, 1777. He attended public schools and he later became the apprentice of a respected lawyer in Richmond, Virginia named George Wythe. After Clay was admitted to the bar in 1797 (at the age of twenty) he moved to Lexington, Kentucky where he opened his own law practice. He quickly made a name for himself with his brilliance in and out of the court

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Henry David Thoreau

    Henry David Thoreau

    Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau was born July 12, 1817. He was born in Concord, Massachusetts. He lived a wonderful life as a poet and essayist. Its sad to say that he pasted away on May 6, 1862 in Concord. The first year of his life his family moved away, but also returned five years later. He grew up in a village and later reached his manhood. His favorite thing about the village was

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Max
  • Henry David Thoreau

    Henry David Thoreau

    Henry David Thoreau was bon on July 12, 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts, on his grandmother’s farm. Thoreau was of French-Huguenot and Scottish-Quaker decent. Thoreau was interested in writing at an early age. At the age of ten he wrote his first essay “The seasons”. He attended Concord Academy until 1833 when he was accepted to Harvard University but with his pending financial situation he was forced to attend Cambridge in August of 1833. In September

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    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Janna
  • Henry David Thoreau

    Henry David Thoreau

    Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau lived from 1817 to 1862 in the northeastern United States. His older sister and brother, who were both schoolteachers, saved enough money for his college education to send him to Harvard. That is also the college his grandfather went to many years earlier. At Harvard, he studied English, mathematics, history, and mental, natural, and intellectual philosophy. Thoreau enhanced his education by choosing to take foreign languages, such as French,

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Top
  • Henry David Thoreau

    Henry David Thoreau

    An Analysis of Henry David Thoreau and �Walden’ Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on July 12, 1817. He was born to parents that were very intelligent, yet poor and undistinguished. Despite their struggle with poverty, "their home was a center of affection and vivacity." Thoreau was the third of four children and he showed an early love of nature and was the "scholar" of the family, going on to learn many languages.

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford

    Henry Ford, born July 30, 1863, was the first of William and Mary Ford's six children. He grew up on a prosperous family farm in what is today Dearborn, Michigan. (XXX) It was early on that Henry showed a strong dislike for his farm chores and interests in all types of mechanical things. (XXX) In 1879 at the very young age of only sixteen Henry left home for Detroit the present day motor city.(XXXX)

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Edward
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford

    Henry Ford, born July 30, 1863, was the first of William and Mary Ford's six children. He grew up on a prosperous family farm in what is today Dearborn, Michigan. (Teachers D.) It was early on that Henry showed a strong dislike for his farm chores and interests in all types of mechanical things. (Editors 205.) In 1879 at the very young age of only sixteen Henry left home for Detroit the present day

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford

    Henry Ford is known as a great American entrepreneur and inventor who is highly credited with contributing to the middle class in American society. He was one of the first to apply assembly line manufacturing techniques to mass production of affordable automobiles (Wikipedia, Henry Ford 2006). On July 30, 1863 William and Mary Ford gave birth to a son Henry Ford. He grew up on a prosperous farm in Springwells Township which is now part

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Top
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford

    Henry Ford was the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the driving force behind the firm and its products, who made an extraordinary impact on the American industry. Henry made many accomplishments, which include the Quadricycle and the Model-T car. As a young kid Henry was really into the mechanical industry, which helped him in life to develop all of the cars that he created during his years at the head of Ford and

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford

    Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was a prominent American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. As owner of the Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. He is credited with "Fordism": mass production of inexpensive goods

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    Submitted: April 27, 2011 By: university
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford

    Henry Ford was the sole originator of Ford Motors Company and was conceived in America. Passage is perceived as the American twentieth century trailblazer and industrialist since he changed a creation that would bring about obscure utility into an advancement that emphatically affected the lives of Americans in the twentieth century. Much the same as numerous trend-setters who truly on their thoughts or thoughts of others to create and make utilities that would improve the

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    Submitted: August 13, 2017 By: hellomate
  • Henry Ford Biography

    Henry Ford Biography

    Henry Ford Born July 30, 1863 in Dearborn, Michigan, Henry Ford was the first child of William and Mary Ford. As a young man he became an excellent self-taught mechanic and machinist. At age 16 he left the farm and went to nearby Detroit, a city that was becoming an industrial giant. There he worked as an apprentice at a machine shop, while months later he would begin work with steam engines at the Detroit

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    Submitted: March 2, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Henry Ford Biography

    Henry Ford Biography

    Henry Ford Born July 30, 1863 in Dearborn, Michigan, Henry Ford was the first child of William and Mary Ford. As a young man he became an excellent self-taught mechanic and machinist. At age 16 he left the farm and went to nearby Detroit, a city that was becoming an industrial giant. There he worked as an apprentice at a machine shop, while months later he would begin work with steam engines at the Detroit

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Henry Kaufman

    Henry Kaufman

    Henry Kaufman was born into a Jewish family on 1927 in Wenings, Germany. Wenings was a small farm town that unfortunately, when Kaufman was 9, faced an era of anti-Semitism. After the Kaufman family had an encounter with the Nazis, they decided to flee from Germany. By December 1937, the Kaufman family safely reached America, specifically the state of New York. Henry Kaufman earned a Bachelor’s degree in economics at New York University; this

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Max
  • Henry Moore

    Henry Moore

    Henry Moore was the most celebrated sculptor of his time, and the second part of his career, in particular, demonstrated that Modernist sculpture was, after all, surprisingly adaptable to official needs. In this sense, Moore was the contemporary equivalent of the great Neo Classical sculptors such as Canova and Thorwaldsen. Moore was born in July 1898 in Castleford, Yorkshire, the seventh child of a mine manager who had worked at the pit face. Both parents

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Henry Sy - Ceo Philippines

    Henry Sy - Ceo Philippines

    Henry Sy - $4.0 billion -He owns SM group with 27 shopping malls in the Philippines and several others in China. He also owns Banco de Oro Universal Bank and has substantial shares in China Banking Corp. and Equitable PCI Bank. He also owns Highlands Prime Holdings, a high-end property developer. Henry Sy, Sr. (born December 25, 1924) is the founder and chairman of SM Prime Holdings, the largest retailing corporation in the Philippines. He

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Bred
  • Herb Brooks: Charismatic Motivation in Coaching

    Herb Brooks: Charismatic Motivation in Coaching

    Herb Brooks: Charismatic Motivation in Coaching In the following essay, I will argue that Herbert “Herb” Brooks was a charismatic leader due to his powerful motivation and his high expectations. He expected great things from the players he coached, but mostly, he expected them to think of the team and not themselves. He motivated with a powerful punch, mostly through fear, but was able to unite his teams and eventually the country. Herb Brooks was

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Artur
  • Herbert George Wells - English Author and Political Philososopher

    Herbert George Wells - English Author and Political Philososopher

    Herbert George Wells English author and political philososopher, most famous for his science-fantasy novels with their prophetic depictions of the triumphs of technology as well as the horrors of 20th-century warfare. Wells was born September 21, 1866, in Bromley, Kent, and educated at the Normal School of Science in London, to which he won a scholarship. He worked as a draper's apprentice, bookkeeper, tutor, and journalist until 1895, when he became a full- time writer.

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • Hermann Ebbinghaus: Biography and Studies

    Hermann Ebbinghaus: Biography and Studies

    Hermann Ebbinghaus: Biography and Studies Hermann Ebbinghaus was born on January 24, 1850, to Lutheran merchants in Barmen, Germany. At the age of 17, he entered the University of Bonn, where he developed an avid interest in philosophy. However, his studies were temporarily interrupted in 1870 at the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War, when he enlisted in the Prussian army. After the Franco-Prussian War he continued his philosophical studies at Bonn, completing a dissertation on

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Hernan Cortes: A Man on A Mission

    Hernan Cortes: A Man on A Mission

    Hernan Cortes First to start out, we should get some facts straight. A conquistador is basically a Spanish conqueror. Their main goals were to search for gold and other riches from the Caribbean and draw them back to the mainland. The absolute most important conquistador in all of history is Hernan Cortes. From the foothills of Barcelona in Spain, a man came to be. Full of strength, honor, wisdom, and courage, this man was

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: July
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