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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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  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Ann Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 4, 1928. In 1931, when she was three years old, her parents divorced and she and her 4-year old brother, Bailey, were sent alone, by train, to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. While living with her grandmother, Angelou participated in a wide variety of dance classes including tap, jazz, foxtrot, and salsa. After four years in Stamps, the children returned

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    Submitted: June 3, 2010 By: Bred
  • Maya Angelou 2

    Maya Angelou 2

    Maya Angelou Maya Angelou was born April 4, 1928. Her real name is Marguerite Johnson, but she later changed it to Maya. She was born in St. Louis, shortly after her birth her family up and move to Arkansaw. Maya grew up there in the rural parts of Arkansaw, and later married to a South African Freedom Fighter. She lived in Cairo with him, there she began her career as editor of the Arab Observer.

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: David
  • Maya Angelous Childhood

    Maya Angelous Childhood

    In Maya Angelou's autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya's beautiful, vivacious biological mother, Vivian Baxter, emerges as an important character in her daughter's life. Vivian endures as a black woman in a white man's world by displaying strength, honesty, and toughness, which lead to self- preservation. Vivian lives within the St. Louis jazz society where blacks are faced with ... the hostility of the powerless against the powerful, the poor against the

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    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Steve
  • Maya Angelou’s Biography

    Maya Angelou’s Biography

    Maya Angelou is a multi-talented person. She is the african female that always struggle for herself and her life. She is the woman who always care to everyone around her. She also the creative poet that always write many poems which is related with life. Her poetry becomes famous because of her hardships of life. In her poetry, it seems as is she is telling a story. Her story goes like this, she was born

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Mba 550 - Working Capital Management Worksheet Assignment

    Mba 550 - Working Capital Management Worksheet Assignment

    MBA/550 Working Capital Management Worksheet Assignment Week 1 The first week’s assignment focuses on creating a worksheet you can use in planning to gain knowledge about key course concepts and to recognize application of those concepts in the real world. The assignment has three purposes: (A) identify at least five key theoretical concepts from this week’s readings, (B) relate each key concept to its application in an organizational setting, and (C) communicate well-researched information clearly,

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Edward
  • McDonald History

    McDonald History

    McDonald’s is a restaurant that everybody knows. McDonald was created by sibling Dick and Mac McDonald. The Brothers started out with opening a hotdog stand in 1937 called Airdrome. So the brother decided to expand the business and come up with a different type of restaurant. McDonald opens in 1940 in San Bernardino, California. The menu consisted of 25 items and most of was barbecue products. McDonald became a popular place for teen to hang

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: July
  • McDonald Super Size Me

    McDonald Super Size Me

    A n a l y s i s The Seminar in Marketing Class as well as the project assigned by the U.S. Department of State has really given me experience in the marketing world, especially in Public Relations which has being the most important task that was assigned to me. I believe I have grasped a great knowledge from both the course and project is because I have learned to more effectively manage time and

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Yan
  • McMahon by Jim McMahon

    McMahon by Jim McMahon

    The book that I read was "McMahon" by Jim McMahon. This biography was mostly about Jim McMahon's 1985 football season. McMahon was the quarterback for the Chicago Bears. He started eleven times out of the thirteen games he played in. McMahon emerged as one of the NFL's top quarterbacks while earning his first Pro Bowl appearance. He averaged 64% completion the first five weeks before injury had began at San Francisco on October 17,

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Edward
  • Me Ad the Wwii Docs

    Me Ad the Wwii Docs

    army back up. Most of this was done in secret, but it violated the Treaty nonetheless. The League only issued a mild condemnation. Without an army, the League of Nations failed to stop Germany from making their army bigger. This gave Hitler the confidence he needed to take greater risks, such as the invasion of the Rhineland. On March 7, 1936, German troops moved into the Rhineland (Doc 3). Even though Germany’s army hadn’t shown

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    Submitted: April 23, 2015 By: book1234321
  • Me and Rae

    Me and Rae

    Hello my name is Daniel. I own this sub-domain for one reason, to show the world just how much I truly love my girlfriend. My girlfriends name is Rachel. She is the best thing that has ever happened to me I seriously don't know how I ever lived without her. We do everything together, that we can, see the problem is we live eight hours away from each other. Everyone says how can you

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Me as a Leader

    Me as a Leader

    Jungian Analysis and Biology A version of this article was originally published in Quadrant: Journal of the C. G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology, Vol. 29, 1. Copyright: C. G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology, Inc., 1999. All rights reserved. What is analysis? How can it help? Why Jungian analysis? How does it relate to biology? I address all these questions in the article that follows. (Matisse: Casbah Gate) In a previous career I was

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Top
  • Me My Self and I

    Me My Self and I

    Prison As I walk through the narrow hallway with my only worldly belongings being reduced to a thin white sheet, a pillow and a hard rough comforter covered with stains of blood never to be washed out. Feeling as if I am in a strange deserted land surrounded by blood thirsty wolves in cages waiting to see the slightest flinch to trigger the attack on my innocent fragile body. Soon as I walked in I

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Medgar Evers

    Medgar Evers

    Medgar Evers was a great leader of the civil rights movement in the 50’s and 60’s. From his humble beginnings in a small Mississippi town he grew to become one of the greatest leaders of the movement. As a boy Evers was a serious and mature and he remained that way throughout his life. He was raised in a small town in Mississippi. He had strong religious values and a terrific work ethic as a

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Jon
  • Media: Draughtsman, Painter, Printmaker

    Media: Draughtsman, Painter, Printmaker

    David Salle Born: 28 Sept 1952 Birthplace: Norman, OK Lives/works: NYC and Sagaponack, Long Island Education: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA; BFA (1973), MFA (1975) Media: Draughtsman, painter, printmaker David Salle is one of the most significant American artists to have become known in the early 1980s. He is published in ArtForum, Art in America, and has exhibited his work nationwide. His distinctive style of painting was influential in the international revival of

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Artur
  • Mein Kampf by Hitler

    Mein Kampf by Hitler

    TODAY it seems to me providential that Fate should have chosen Braunau on the Inn as my birthplace. For this little town lies on the boundary between two German states which we of the younger generation at least have made it our life work to reunite by every means at our disposal. German-Austria must return to the great German mother country, and not because of any economic considerations. No, and again no: even if such

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: regina
  • Mel Calman

    Mel Calman

    Mel Calman (1931-1994) Pocket cartoonist, illustrator and writer. Mel Calman was born in Hackney, London on 19th May 1931, the son of a timber merchant. He was educated at Perse School, Cambridge and studied illustration at St. Martin's School of Art and Goldsmith's College. He was a cartoonist on the Daily Express (1957-63), the Sunday Telegraph (1964-65), the Observer (1965-6), the Sunday Times (1969-84) and The Times (1979-94). He also contributed to Cosmopolitan and House

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: July
  • Meta Warrick Fuller

    Meta Warrick Fuller

    In repositioning Meta Warrick Fuller's Ethopia Awakening (1921) within a feminist context, I will draw on that critical Pan-Africanist text, Emancipation and the Freed in Sculpture (1916) by Freeman Murray. Murray's groundbreaking illustration of negative stereotype in visual art was an intellectual argument for black self-determination. Pan-African art criticism gained mass appeal during the Harlem Renaissance with the publishing of The New Negro (1925), by philosopher Alain Locke. In his book, he prescribed the reclamation

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: July
  • Michael F. Doyle - House Representative in Pennsylvania

    Michael F. Doyle - House Representative in Pennsylvania

    Michael F. Doyle is a House Representative in Pennsylvania. Doyle represents the 14 district which includes the city of Pittsburg and most of Allegheny County. Doyle is now serving his fifth term in congress. Doyle’s top priority is to create jobs, preserve social security and Medicare, provide better public education, meet the needs of senior citizens, establish long-term energy strategy, and to promote a better climate for the high-tech community. Doyle was born on august

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • Michael J.Fox

    Michael J.Fox

    By: Cheyenne Forrest Class: 83 Michael J. Fox Michael J. Fox was born June 9th, 1961 in Edmonton Alberta Ontario. Wildly quirky and short for the first ten years or so of his life most of the adults wondered if he would ever grow up physically and emotionally. When Michael’s grandmother assured them that Michael would do more in his life than they could ever imagine, they had no idea how right she was. In

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    Submitted: June 27, 2014 By: cforrest
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson

    Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29, 1958), often referred to as MJ[1] and The King of Pop,[2] is an American musician and entertainer. The seventh child of the Jackson family, Michael Jackson debuted on the professional music scene at the age of ten as a member of the Jackson 5,[3] and went on to become a pop icon as a solo artist. His successful career and controversial, enigmatic personal life have been a part of

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Steve
  • Michael Jackson: The Magic and The Madness

    Michael Jackson: The Magic and The Madness

    In Richard Taraborrelli’s biography, Michael Jackson: the Magic and the Madness, Taraborrelli writes about the famous King of Pop, Michael Jackson. He explains about Jackson’s influence on pop culture and his major accomplishments as well as his difficulties and challenges that he had to face throughout the years. In “The Magic and the Madness”, Richard Taraborrelli shows great motivation in writing the biography. Taraborrelli’s motive for writing this book was to give a detailed and

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Janna
  • Michael Jeffrey Jordan

    Michael Jeffrey Jordan

    Michael Jeffrey Jordan is the son of Deloris and James Jordan. He has three siblings, Ronald James, Deloris, and Larry. Mike was born on February 17th, 1963 in Brooklyn Hospital. He grew up in North Carolina. Before basketball Mike enjoyed playing the game of baseball. I chose him because I knew little about him, like he played with the Chicago Bulls and he got married and had a son. Before I didn't know he got

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan's Life and Achievements Michael Jeffrey Jordan is known by many people as the best basketball player ever to play the game. Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls, helping them obtained six championship titles in eight years. Now remembered for being the best and the most popular athlete in the sports world. He had a great influence on the people. "Jordan was just another great legend" (Stein 2). Being a role model on and

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: regina
  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    he entered the NBA in 1984, Jordan quickly blew past the norms and practices of product endorsement while redefining his position on the floor. If he has slowed along the way, he has done so only to readjust his speed. And in the wake of Chicago's first NBA title, he's now moving faster, covering more ground and making more money along the way than any player in the history of team sports. His legend, which

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Max
  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan Michael Jordan was born on January 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York and was raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He has two brothers, is married, and has three kids. He is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time. My focus will be on his hardships, accomplishments, and people who influenced him. First, I would like to touch on some general information about Michael. He wears number 23 on

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Janna
  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan, the best known athlete in the world, is a leading scorer in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who led the Chicago Bulls to many recent NBA championships. He is, by far, and will be for a time to come, the best basketball player in the history of the game. Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He accepted a basketball scholarship from the University of North Carolina

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: regina
  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan was one of five children born to James and Delores Jordan. He was born February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn. His parents felt that the streets of Brooklyn were unsafe to raise a young family. So instead of raising him there, the Jordan family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. Michael’s father got a job in Wilmington as a mechanic and his mother Delores got a job as a teller at United Carolina Bank.

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    The Cabinet President Bush’s Cabinet Secretary of Agriculture: Ann M. Veneman *Set up to control food regulations as well as farming and food production. Secretary of Commerce: Don Evans *Set up to control international trade, as well as statewide and f federal spending. Secretary of Defense: Donald Rumsfeld *Set up to provide funding and tactical information for the US military and its many operations throughout the world. Also used to defend the United States. Secretary

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: David
  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan’s Life and Achievements Michael Jeffrey Jordan is known by many people as the best basketball player ever to play the game. Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls, helping them obtained six championship titles in eight years. Now remembered for being the best and the most popular athlete in the sports world. He had a great influence on the people. “Jordan was just another great legend” (Stein 2). Being a role model on and

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, and when he was still a toddler, his parents moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. Jordan played baseball, basketball, and football as a child. He loved baseball, but his love for basketball started growing when his older brother, Larry, kept beating him in one-on-one pick up games. Because of this, Jordan was determined to become a better basketball player. Jordan played basketball for Laney

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Fatih
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