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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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  • African American Leaders

    African American Leaders

    Ashley White General Writing Martha McCully 3/28/02 Jesse Jackson, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Booker T. Washington, and W.E.B DuBois are all African American leaders. All of these men were leaders in their own time and their own sense, living in different eras with different views, but they all shared common ground. All four were African Americans trying to overcome obstacles and become influential leaders in their society. Jesse Jackson was an African American civil rights activist

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Mike
  • Agatha Christie Biography

    Agatha Christie Biography

    Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller Christy (September 15, 1890 - January 12, 1976), was a British crime fiction writer. Christy published over eighty books and other works, mainly whodunits. While her work is not considered part of the literary canon, she is a major figure in detective fiction. In particular, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is noted for its use of narrative and its twist on the established genre. Most of her books and short

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • Aggression

    Aggression

    Perception of Change & Fear of Crime- Implications for Television News Viewers [ send me this paper ] 11 pages in length. The impact of television viewing on viewers' attitudes and behaviors is an ongoing public debate and one that has much room for further inquiry. Using primary research, study posits that fear of crime is exacerbated by the perception of change in one's immediate environment. Several free charts are provided in an appendix and

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: regina
  • Ahmed Zewail Nobel Prize Winner	709 Words

    Ahmed Zewail Nobel Prize Winner 709 Words

    Ahmed Zewail Nobel Prize Winner 709 Words A boy who was named Ahmed Zewail was born February 26, 1946 in Damanhur, the "City of Horus", only 60 km from Alexandria. He lived a good childhood in the City of Disuq, which is the home of the famous mosque, Sidi Ibrahim. He was the only son in a family of three sisters and two loving parents. His father was liked and respected by the community because

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Air Traffic Controllers

    Air Traffic Controllers

    REFLECTIVE ESSAY ON CASE STUDY —— “AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS ” Reflective Essay On Case Study —— “Air Traffic Controllers” Xiang Wang (Sandy) Northeastern University Negotiation, Mediation, and Facilitation March 7th, 2015 Stephen T. Novick, JD, MBA, MS Reflective Essay On Case Study —— “Air Traffic Controllers” The Harvard Business Review article called “Air Traffic Controllers” illustrated a vivid example of negotiation. The authors mainly summarized and analyzed the history, negotiations, and aspects of the strike

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    Submitted: March 19, 2015 By: Wang Xiang
  • Akhenaten Biography

    Akhenaten Biography

    Akhenaten, first known as Amenhotep IV, ruled Egypt between 1353 BC-1336 BC or 1351 BC-1334 BC (subject to debate). He was not the first choice for Pharaoh. Akhenaten only became successor to due the early death of his brother, Thutmose V. The source of his death is unknown. Akhenaten was the son of Amenhotep III and Queen Tiy. It is suggested that Akhenaten and his father ruled together for a brief time, but that is

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone, probably the most notorious and well known gangster in history, was born in 1887 in Naples, Italy. His father, Gabriel Caponi, immigrated to Brooklyn from the slums of Naples in 1910. After he came here he changed his last name too Capone too blend in more. Al Capone's gang activities started out when he was young. He was in the Five Points Gang, who were known for their violence. The gang's tradition was

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone is one of the most recognized names in American history. Capone ran the City of Chicago with illegal activities. He appeared many times on newspapers all over the country. Every one of us has heard of Al Capone, but most of us don't k now the story behind him. What made him to be the most feared gangster in the city of Chicago? How did this kid from a rough neighborhood and no

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    A lot of Italian immigrants, like many immigrants of all nationalities, came to the New World with very few items. Many of the immigrants were peasants escaping the lack of opportunity in rural Italy. Gabriele Capone, Alphonse's father, was one of 43,000 Italians who arrived in the U.S. in 1894. He was a barber by trade and could read and write in his native language. He was from the village of Castellmarre di Stabia, sixteen

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone Thesis: From racketeering, bootlegging, and brotheling, Alphonse Capone is one of the most well known and influential gangsters in history. Al Capone, born to Gabriele and Teresina Capone, was born in Brooklyn, New York. At age 5 he starrted school at Public School no.7 on Adams street. Al's school had outbreaks of violence. Male Students engaged in fist fights with female teachers. At age 14 he engaged in a fight between himself and

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone Thesis: From racketeering, bootlegging, and brotheling, Alphonse Capone is one of the most well known and influential gangsters in history. Al Capone, born to Gabriele and Teresina Capone, was born in Brooklyn, New York. At age 5 he starrted school at Public School no.7 on Adams street. Al’s school had outbreaks of violence. Male Students engaged in fist fights with female teachers. At age 14 he engaged in a fight between himself and

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone, probably the most notorious and well known gangster in history, was born in 1887 in Naples, Italy. His father, Gabriel Caponi, immigrated to Brooklyn from the slums of Naples in 1910. After he came here he changed his last name too Capone too blend in more. Al Capone’s gang activities started out when he was young. He was in the Five Points Gang, who were known for their violence. The gang’s tradition was

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Bred
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Alphonse Capone was born in New York City by two parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893 from Naples, Italy. Capone came from a large family and was the fourth oldest of nine children. (Kobler 10). As a child, Capone was very wise when it came to living on the streets of New York. He had a clever mind when it came to knowing his environment. Capone was

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone “When I sell liquor, they call it bootlegging. When my patrons serve it on silver trays on Lake Shore Drive, they call it hospitality.”-Al Capone [Woog, 25] Al Capone was one of the most notorious gangsters during the 1920’s. He was a self-made business man. He had a ready smile and a quick handshake, which if you did not play your cards right, could turn out to be fatal. It took 500 gangland

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Prohibition led to the bootlegging of liquor and the gang wars of the 1920’s. The most notorious gangster of all time, known as Al Capone, was the most powerful mob leader of his era. He dominated organized crime in the Chicago area from 1925 until 1931. Capone grew up during the roaring 20s in Chicago. He joined the James Street gang, lead by Johnny Torrio. In 1920, Torrio asked Capone to move to Chicago and

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    A lot of Italian immigrants, like many immigrants of all nationalities, came to the New World with very few items. Many of the immigrants were peasants escaping the lack of opportunity in rural Italy. Gabriele Capone, Alphonse’s father, was one of 43,000 Italians who arrived in the U.S. in 1894. He was a barber by trade and could read and write in his native language. He was from the village of Castellmarre di Stabia,

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Vika
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone is America's best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920s Prohibition era. Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city. Capone was born on January 17, 1899, in Brooklyn, New York. Baptized "Alphonsus Capone," he grew up in a rough neighborhood and was a member of two "kid gangs,"

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Jack
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    ALPHONSE CAPONE a.k.a. AL, SCARFACE Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1899, of an immigrant family. He lived with his father Gabriele and Mother Teresa and his brothers and sisters. Al did quite well in school until the sixth grade when his steady record of B's deteriorated rapidly. At fourteen, he lost his temper at the teacher, she hit him and he hit her back. He was expelled and never went to school again. About

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Mr. Maclay United States History II- CP 8 May 1999 Al Capone in the 1920’s Organized crime was not so organized up until the 1920s. When the 1920s arrived, the American lifestyle changed dramatically. People started investing money in home appliances and automobiles, women’s skirts became higher and drinking became very popular. Also, organized crime came to a rise in the 1920’s. And in the high ranks of organized crime was Al Capone. Al Capone

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Crime Causation Al Capone The ultimate symbol of a gangster rule is a man the name of Alphonse Capone, nickname Al Capone, who dominates the Chicago underworld crimes: such as illegal gambling, prostitution, and alcohol during prohibition. Capone’s life of gang activates at a very young age, created a multi-million dollar empire of crimes in Chicago. He has been referred to as one of the most notorious criminals of all time. (Stockdale 45). He was

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Yan
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone is one of the most recognized names in American history. Capone ran the City of Chicago with illegal activities. He appeared many times on newspapers all over the country. Every one of us has heard of Al Capone, but most of us don’t k now the story behind him. What made him to be the most feared gangster in the city of Chicago? How did this kid from a rough neighborhood and no

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    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: regina
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Alphonse Capone Born 1/17/1899, Brooklyn Died 1/25/1947, Florida Al Capone is one of the most recognized names in American history. Alphonse was born to Neapolitan immigrants Gabriel and Teresa. His surname, originally Caponi, had been Americanized to Capone. The Capone family included James, Ralph, Salvatore (Frank), Alphonse, John, Albert, Matthew, Rose and Mafalda. Capone was proud to be an American I'm no Italian. I was born in Brooklyn, he often said. Al went to school

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Victor
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Al Capone was the son of two poor Italian immigrants, which at that time in history meant you didn’t matter, so he had to find guidance with the only people that took an interest in him but unfourtnally for him it was some of the biggest mob leaders in New York. Even with that kind of influence hard to believe that a once soft spoken, intelligent kid from a good family would grow up to

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    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • Al Capone , a True American Hero

    Al Capone , a True American Hero

    Al Capone was one of the greatest American gangsters in history. “Even though he was unbelievable smart, he dropped out of school, he dropped out of school at age 14 in the 6 Th. grade. (Kobler, John. Capone: The Life and World of Al Capone.) He got involved with crime at a very early age, and he never failed to stir up trouble. Between working 3 jobs and being in a gang, Capon had much

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Al Capone - True Gangster

    Al Capone - True Gangster

    Prohibition led to the bootlegging of liquor and the gang wars of the 1920Тs. The most notorious gangster of all time, known as Al Capone, was the most powerful mob leader of his era. He dominated organized crime in the Chicago area from 1925 until 1931. Capone grew up during the roaring 20s in Chicago. He joined the James Street gang, lead by Johnny Torrio. In 1920, Torrio asked Capone to move to Chicago and

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Al Capone and Organized Crime in the 1920's

    Al Capone and Organized Crime in the 1920's

    Al Capone ran many illegal businesses including bootlegging, gambling, prostitution, and murders. There were many gangs in the world of organized crime and Al Capone's was at the top. Al Capone was the most infamous gangster in the 1920's. Being a highly know and revered gangster was a big business. Money was made fast and very easily. Bootlegging alcohol was by far the most profitable in the 1920's; this was because of the prohibition of

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jon
  • Al Capone Biography

    Al Capone Biography

    Al Capone is America's best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920s Prohibition era. Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city. Capone was born on January 17, 1899, in Brooklyn, New York. Baptized "Alphonsus Capone," he grew up in a rough neighborhood and was a member of two "kid gangs,"

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Al Capone Biography

    Al Capone Biography

    Al Capone was possibly the largest and most feared mofia boss America has ever seen. This 1920's gangster made his mark on the world through organized crime during the Prohibition era. He is solely attributed with Chicago's reputation as a lawless city. Alphonsus Capone was born on January 17, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York. As a child he was a member of the Brooklyn Rippers and the Forty Thieves Juniors "kid gangs." Capone quit

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Jack
  • Al Capone Biography

    Al Capone Biography

    Al Capone was possibly the largest and most feared mofia boss America has ever seen. This 1920’s gangster made his mark on the world through organized crime during the Prohibition era. He is solely attributed with Chicago’s reputation as a lawless city. Alphonsus Capone was born on January 17, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York. As a child he was a member of the Brooklyn Rippers and the Forty Thieves Juniors “kid gangs.” Capone quit

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Al Jazeera

    Al Jazeera

    History Al Jazeera claims to be the only politically independent television station in the Middle East. The station remains partly dependent on the emir of Qatar for funding. Now rivaling the BBC in worldwide audiences Al Jazeera was started with a $150 million grant from the emir of Qatar; it aimed to become self-sufficient through advertising by 2001, but when this failed to occur the emir agreed to continue subsidizing it on a year-by-year basis

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    Essay Length: 2,620 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: July

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