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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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  • 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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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: July
  • Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan Alan Greenspan, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, has always fascinated the financial community. Whatever he says can make or break the markets. He is a highly educated economist with many years of experience. People seek for his advice and obey his judgments. His proclamations are repeated and expounded upon. Greenspan is loved, feared, and never ever questioned. As a result of being a strong chairman of the Fed, he has made a

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan

    Dr. Greenspan knows a recession when he sees one. The cautious chief of the Federal Reserve Board ,was a child through the Depression, became President Gerald Ford's top economic adviser during the economic woes of the mid-'70s, and ascended to his current post mere months before the stock market crash of 1987. It stands to reason that Greenspan, often dubbed the second most powerful man in America, is obsessed with balancing the U.S. economy

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    Submitted: March 2, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan is one of the worlds most successful economists. He was born into a Jewish family in New York City on March 6, 1926. Mr.. Greenspan has accomplished many things. He is a known famous saxophone player who studied at Juilliard from 1943 to 1944. He received a bachelor degree in economics in 1948, a M.A. in economics in 1950, and a Ph. D. in economics in 1977, from the New York University. He

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan Alan Greenspan, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, has always fascinated the financial community. Whatever he says can make or break the markets. He is a highly educated economist with many years of experience. People seek for his advice and obey his judgments. His proclamations are repeated and expounded upon. Greenspan is loved, feared, and never ever questioned. As a result of being a strong chairman of the Fed, he has made a

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan took office June 19, 2004, for a fifth term as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Dr. Greenspan also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System's principal monetary policymaking body. He originally took office as Chairman and to fill an unexpired term as a member of the Board on August 11, 1987. Dr. Greenspan was reappointed to the Board to a full 14-year term,

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Alan Turing

    Alan Turing

    Alan Turing, the name instantly reminds me of a cloudy winter morning in high school, when I was sitting in a dimly lit classroom, waiting for my computer science class to begin. The words "Turing Version 6.0" popped on to my computer screen as the program began to load under the dreadful crackling noise produced by the old dusty modem. I often wondered why it was called Turing, and it is now clear where the

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: David
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this man's work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science is astonishing. Yes,many have heard of Albert Einstein's General Theory of relativity, but few know about the intriguing life that led this scientist to discover what some have called, "The

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    Submitted: December 11, 2008 By: Steve
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this man's work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science is astonishing. Yes, many have heard of Albert Einstein's General Theory of relativity, but few know about the intriguing life that led this scientist to discover what some have called, "The

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein was a famous scientist, Physicist &Genius. Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany. In 1880 the Einstein family moved to Munich. In 1886 he started elementary school in a Catholic public school. In 1894, his family moved to Milan, leaving him in Munich to finish school. The next year, Albert left school without finishing to find his family in Italy. In 1895 he enrolled in high school in Aarau, Switzerland. The next year

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein was a famous scientist, Physicist &Genius. Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany. In 1880 the Einstein family moved to Munich. In 1886 he started elementary school in a Catholic public school. In 1894, his family moved to Milan, leaving him in Munich to finish school. The next year, Albert left school without finishing to find his family in Italy. In 1895 he enrolled in high school in Aarau, Switzerland. The next year

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Top
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this man's work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science is astonishing. Yes, many have heard of Albert Einstein's General Theory of relativity, but few know about the intriguing life that led this scientist to discover what some have called, "The

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein can be considered one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century. Albert Einstein's General Theory of relativity is only known by few people in great detail. He is considered not only a great scientist but also a man who led an intriguing life. Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1874. Before the age of 1, his family moved to Munich. Here his father, Hermann Einstein, and uncle set

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Jack
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Juan Samala Grace High School 11th grade report Albert Einstein Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this man's work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science is astonishing. Yes, many have heard of Albert Einstein's General Theory of relativity, but few know about the intriguing life

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was born on March 14th, 1879 in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany. Albert began is schooling at a school in Munich, Germany in 1886. After only two years he entered the Luitpold Gymnasium. Then in 1891 he started to study mathematics, mainly calculus. In 1894 Albert’s family moved away from him to Milan while he stayed in Munich for studies. A year later Einstein failed his examination that would have allowed him to

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein, a famous scientist. Everyone knows that. But how much do you really know about him. Well, this article is to Albert Einstein was born on March 15, 1879, in the town of Ulm, in Southern Germany. That town was located at the foot of the Swabian Alps. His address was 135 Bahnhofstrasse but that house was later destroyed in a World War II bombing run. His parents were Hermann and Pauline Koch Einstein.

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Top
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein is considered to be one of the greatest known scientists of human history. He was well known as a physicist for developing his famous theory of relativity. His theories stressed the similarity of mass and energy and developed an entirely new way of thinking about space, time, and gravitation. His theories of relativity and gravitation modernized scientific and philosophic inquiry. Born on March 14, 1879, Einstein was raised in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany. As

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Dents in space, light in bundles, and matter that turns into energy sound like science-fiction fantasies. However, Albert Einstein said they were real. Other scientists proved through observations that Einstein's theories were right. Einstein revolutionized the science of physics and helped bring in the atomic age. WHERE DID EINSTEIN GROW UP? Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany, on March 14, 1879. He grew up in Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. Einstein taught himself geometry when

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Prashant
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Dents in space, light in bundles, and matter that turns into energy sound like science-fiction fantasies. However, Albert Einstein said they were real. Other scientists proved through observations that Einstein's theories were right. Einstein revolutionized the science of physics and helped bring in the atomic age. WHERE DID EINSTEIN GROW UP? Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany, on March 14, 1879. He grew up in Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. Einstein taught himself geometry when

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Prashant
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstien (March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955) was a physicist who first proposed the theory of relativity. He was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize for his explanation of the photoelectric effect "and other contributions"; however, the announcement of the award was not made until a year later, in 1922. His theoretical work suggested the possibility of creating an atomic bomb. His discovered equation, E=MC2 is well known as one that changed the world.

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    Submitted: June 9, 2010 By: Max
  • Albert Einstein (romanian)

    Albert Einstein (romanian)

    Bun venit la Wikipedia! Dacă doriţi să contribuiţi vă invităm să vă înregistraţi/autentificaţi. Albert Einstein De la Wikipedia, enciclopedia liberă Albert Einstein Născut 14 martie 1879 Ulm, Württemberg, Germania Decedat 18 aprilie 1955 Princeton, New Jersey Rezidenţă Elveţia Germania Italia SUA Naţionalitate German (1879-96, 1914-33) Elveţian (1901-55) American (1940-55) Domeniu Fizician Instituţie Institutul Elveţian de Patentare, Universitatea Zürich, Universitatea Carol din Praga, Institutul Kaiser Wilhelm, Universitatea Leiden, Institutul pentru Studii Avansate din Princeton Alma Mater

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Pilly
  • Albert Einstein - Biography

    Albert Einstein - Biography

    Thinking. We all do it, but for some it can be taken to a different level; maybe even to a different place. Especially when your job is made for outside-the-box thinking; you may need some creativity to place a theory or two. Well, one man did just that not to be compared to anyone but to be known for it for many reasons. Albert Einstein will go down in history as the greatest thinker

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Top
  • Albert Einstien

    Albert Einstien

    When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes. When you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours that's relativity. I, Albert Einstein, am a German-born American physicist. I am best known as the creator of the special and general theories of relativity. I was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879. My family owned a small business, which manufactured electric Machinery.

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Jack
  • Albert Einstien

    Albert Einstien

    When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes. When you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours that’s relativity. I, Albert Einstein, am a German-born American physicist. I am best known as the creator of the special and general theories of relativity. I was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879. My family owned a small business, which manufactured electric Machinery.

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    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Steve
  • Albert Fish Biography

    Albert Fish Biography

    Albert Fish Dear Mrs. Budd. In 1894 a friend of mine shipped as a deck hand on the Steamer Tacoma, Capt. John Davis. They sailed from San Francisco for Hong Kong China. On arriving there he and two others went ashore and got drunk. When they returned the boat was gone. At that time there was famine in China. Meat of any kind was from $1-3 per pound. So great was the suffering among the

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    Submitted: December 20, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Alcohol Vs Marijuana

    Alcohol Vs Marijuana

    Alcohol vs Marijuana There is no culture in the history of mankind that did not ever use some kind (kinds) of drugs. Despite the well-known consequences of drug addiction, millions of people constantly consume different legal and illegal drugs. Affecting people's mind and changing their behavior, drugs become one of the most threatening factors of social risk, resulting in increasing rates of mortality, aggressive and criminal behavior, and dissolution of social ties. This paper is

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Victor
  • Aldo Leopold

    Aldo Leopold

    Aldo Leopold--Nature Above All "Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land." In this phrase from the book, A Sand County Almanac, author Aldo Leopold expresses the most basic concept of land preservation and conservation. Born in Burlington, Iowa in 1887, Aldo Leopold always had a keen interest in nature. He spent much of his childhood wandering through the forests, prairies, and streams near his home, and as a young adult he attended

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Mike
  • Aldo Rossi’s Inspiration

    Aldo Rossi’s Inspiration

    Aldo Rossi regards reason and memory as the backbone of his work, which is why he admires the 19th century rationalist Adolf Loos so much. Both of them want to capture the reality of their works by avoiding the use of ornaments (Adolf Loos wrote “Ornament and Crime”) and emphasizing on the relationship between architecture and the society whilst maintaining historical and traditional values. Aldo Rossi also admires Loos for his concept of having reason

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Vika
  • Aldous Huxley

    Aldous Huxley

    Aldous Huxley Many talented twentieth century writers have been overshadowed by classical writers such as Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare. Novels dealing with classical topics are often more recognized than works that tackle controversial topics. Aldous Huxley defies this stereotype, for his controversial works gained great fame while influencing many people. Huxley was not just a successful writer; he was a complex person whose ideas and novels influenced many people. Aldous Huxley was born July

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    Submitted: January 7, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Aldous Huxley

    Aldous Huxley

    Aldous Huxley was born in Surrey, England on July 26, 1894 to an illustrious family deeply rooted in England's literary and scientific tradition. Huxley's father, Leonard Huxley, was the son of Thomas Henry Huxley, a well-known biologist who gained the nickname "Darwin's bulldog" for championing Charles Darwin's evolutionary ideas. His mother, Julia Arnold, was related to the important nineteenth-century poet and essayist Matthew Arnold. Raised in this family of scientists, writers, and teachers (his father

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Monika

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