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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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  • Matrix

    Matrix

    Directed by Andy Wachowski Larry Wachowski Keanu Reeves .... Neo Laurence Fishburne .... Morpheus Carrie-Anne Moss .... Trinity This is simply one of the best movies I've ever seen! Keanu Reeves usually acts and looks the same in all his movies but this time he really fits the character, and even better than he did in "Johnny Mnemonic". The visual effects are incredible but in no way done just for the sake of having visual

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Bred
  • Matt Groening Essay

    Matt Groening Essay

    Matt Groening is arguably one of the best cartoonists in the history of television. When people hear the name Matt Groening, they immediately think about the hit cartoon series “The Simpsons” or “Futurama.” However, not many people know much about Matt Groening as a person. Groening was born on February 15, 1954 in Portland Oregon. Groening graduated from Lincoln High School in Portland Oregon and graduated from Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington. Right after

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Victor
  • Matt Hughes

    Matt Hughes

    One of the Greatest Champion of All Time In every sport, there's a person who excels greatly. For boxing Muhammad Ali, for hockey, Wayne Gretzky, and for the UFC, Matt Hughes. Matts the longest reigning champion for his weight division ever in the UFC. The reasons because of his hardworking ethic for training, how he studies his opponents thoroughly, or its the respect he shows towards this sport. When Matt Hughes first started out, he

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: David
  • Matthias Schleiden - Cells

    Matthias Schleiden - Cells

    Cells Discovery and Basic Structure In 1655, the English scientist Robert Hooke made an observation that would change basic biological theory and research forever. While examining a dried section of cork tree with a crude light microscope, he observed small chambers and named them cells. Within a decade, researchers had determined that cells were not empty but, instead, filled with a watery substance called cytoplasm. Over the next 175 years, research led to the formation

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • Maya Angelou

    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. At the

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Jack
  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou

    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: February 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou

    when Maya Angelou was a young woman -- "in the crisp days of my youth," she says -- she carried with her a secret conviction that she wouldn't live past the age of 28. Raped by her mother's boyfriend at 8 and a mother herself since she graduated from high school, she supported herself and her son, Guy, through a series of careers and buoyed by an implacable ambition to escape what might have been

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou

    when Maya Angelou was a young woman -- "in the crisp days of my youth," she says -- she carried with her a secret conviction that she wouldn't live past the age of 28. Raped by her mother's boyfriend at 8 and a mother herself since she graduated from high school, she supported herself and her son, Guy, through a series of careers and buoyed by an implacable ambition to escape what might have been

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Edward
  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou, born April 4, 1928 as Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, was raised in segregated rural Arkansas. She is a poet, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, and director. She has been working at Wake Forest University in north Carolina since 1981.She has published ten best selling books and numerous magazine articles earning her Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nomination. At the request of President Clinton, she wrote and delivered a poem at

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: July
  • Maya Angelou

    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. At the

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Mike
  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri. Her parents divorced when she was only three and she was sent with her brother Bailey to live with their grandmother in the small town of Stamps, Arkansas. In Stamps, the young girl experienced the racial discrimination that was the legally enforced way of life in the American South, but she also absorbed the deep religious faith and old-fashioned courtesy of traditional African American

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Jon
  • 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
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