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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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  • Princess Diana

    Princess Diana

    Princess Diana Many times in life, we come across a person who can change how people think, feel, act. In the 1961 our world was changed. A saint came into the world, and her name was Diana. From her love of the people, to her charity work, she changed and improved our world, to make it a better place. In the 1960’s Wales was a place where royalty meant everything. The heir to the throne

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Max
  • Princess Diana

    Princess Diana

    Diana, Princess of Wales, formerly Lady Diana Frances Spencer, was born on 1 July 1961 at Park House near Sandringham, Norfolk. She was the youngest daughter of the then Viscount and Viscountess Althorp, now the late (8th) Earl Spencer and the Hon. Lady Diana was educated first at a preparatory school, Riddlesworth Hall at Diss, Norfolk, and then in 1974 went as a boarder to West Heath, near Sevenoaks, Kent. At school she showed a

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Princess Diana

    Princess Diana

    Princess Diana Princess Diana Frances Spencer’s life may have tragically been cut short, but she still managed to live a fulfilled life as a social activist. She captured the world with her beauty, grace, and compassion. She brought life to an old British society that had lost both an empire and its self-confidence, and she also had the power to change people’s minds. She was a symbol for selfless humanity. Princess Diana was at one

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: July
  • Princess Diana Spencer

    Princess Diana Spencer

    Princess Diana Spencer Michelle B Brooks University of Phoenix PHL458- Creative Minds and Critical Thinking Professor M Billups Diana Spencer is known to the world as “Lady Di” and was the wife of Prince Charles, whom she married on July 29th at the age of 33. Princess Diana has two boys, Prinz William born June 21st, 1982 and Prinz Henry born September 15th 1984. The marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana dissolved on

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Mike
  • Princess Margret

    Princess Margret

    British princess. Born August 21, 1930, at Glamis Castle in Scotland, as the second daughter of King George VI of the United Kingdom (who ruled from 1937 to his death in 1952) and sister of Queen Elizabeth II (1952--). In the early 1950s, the romance between Margaret—then third in line to the throne after her sister's two children, Charles and Anne—and Group Captain Peter Townsend, a highly decorated World War II fighter pilot and recent

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Probability and Probability Distributions

    Probability and Probability Distributions

    PROBABILITY AND PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS – REVIEW Topics Outline ∙ Probability of Events ∙ Probability Rules ∙ Random Variables ∙ Probability Distributions Probability of Events There are many interpretations of probability. The three most widely used approaches are: 1. Classical method – based on the assumption of equally likely events. Example: Six-sided fair die. Each side has the same chance of turning up. Therefore, each has a probability 1/6. 2. Empirical method – based on experimental

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    Submitted: February 13, 2015 By: Faiyaz Khan
  • Prof. Bo Ake Sture Gustafson

    Prof. Bo Ake Sture Gustafson

    Areas of Specialty Physics of primitive matter in space, cosmic dust grains, meteoroids/meteorites, comets, asteroids, gravitational/non-gravitational dynamics, light scattering / electromagnetic interactions with complex bodies. Research Interests Physics, formation and evolution of planetary systems with emphasis on their most primitive bodies. Interaction / material exchange between solar system and interstellar matter and the planets. Using space craft data, modeling of dust and meteoroid interplanetary dynamics and atmospheric entry in combination with optical scattering and thermal

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    Submitted: April 23, 2011 By: BASG
  • Profit and Cash Flow Don't Necessarily Go Hand In Hand

    Profit and Cash Flow Don't Necessarily Go Hand In Hand

    PROFIT AND CASH FLOW DON'T NECESSARILY GO HAND IN HAND There are business fundamentals that are common to each and every business - and at the heart of every situation is the importance of profitability and cash flow. It is vital to understand the difference between them and that profitability and good cash flow do not necessarily go together. Profitable businesses can go out of business because of cash flow problems. So what is profit

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Victor
  • Prudence Macintosh

    Prudence Macintosh

    Prudence Mackintosh, a writer of both novels and magazines articles, was born and raised in Texarkana and now lives in Dallas where she raised her family. Mackintosh went to college at the University of Texas in the sixties. She wrote and still is writing about Texas womanhood and what it is like to be a mother in Texas. Prudence Mackintosh has influenced the world's perception of Texas and the rest of the West through

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Monika
  • Puff Daddy

    Puff Daddy

    SEAN JOHN COMBS, the rap and clothing impresario still best known as Puff Daddy, a sobriquet he has now abandoned, stood before a conference table in his company's Midtown Manhattan headquarters recently, addressing his designers. Dressed in a black baseball cap, a black T-shirt and black cut-off denim shorts - his only flash a large square diamond stud in each earlobe - he projected a decidedly serious mien. The designers listened intently. When he paused,

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Puntualidad

    Puntualidad

    Se entiende por contaminación atmosférica a la presencia en la atmósfera de sustancias en una cantidad que implique molestias o riesgo para la salud de las personas y de los demás seres vivos, vienen de cualquier naturaleza,1 así como que puedan atacar a distintos materiales, reducir la visibilidad o producir olores desagradables. El nombre de la contaminación atmosférica se aplica por lo general a las alteraciones que tienen efectos perniciosos en los seres vivos y

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    Submitted: June 15, 2013 By: fanny
  • Queen Cleopatra

    Queen Cleopatra

    Queen Cleopatra by: Tom Streissguth As the third daughter of King Ptolemy the 12th, Cleopatra was destined to become the last sovereign of the Macedonian dynasty that ruled Egypt between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. and its annexation by Rome in 31 B.C. The dynasty had been founded by Alexander's marshal, Ptolemy. Cleopatra was of Macedonian descent and had no Egyptian blood, although, she alone of her house took the trouble

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Bred
  • Queen Elizabeth

    Queen Elizabeth

    Queen Elizabeth Elizabeth the daugther of Anne Boleyn and Henry the eight was born in 1533. Also three years later Anne Boleyn had a son but he soon died at birth. Then during that year Henry accused Anne of comitting adultery with five different men so a day later Anne and the men were all executed. After a couple of days later he soon married Jane Seymour. Elizabeth was was brought up in protestant faith

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • Queen Elizabeth 1

    Queen Elizabeth 1

    The reign of Queen Elizabeth I is often referred to as The Golden Age of English history. Elizabeth was an immensely popular Queen, and her popularity has waned little with the passing of four hundred years. She is still one of the best loved monarchs, and one of the most admired rulers of all time. She became a legend in her own lifetime, famed for her remarkable abilities and achievements. Yet, about Elizabeth the woman,

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Queen Elizabeth I

    Queen Elizabeth I

    Queen Elizabeth was born in Greenwich Palace on September 7, 1533. She died on March 24, 1603, of natural causes. Her father was Henry VII. His second wife, Anne Boleyn was Elizabeth's mother. King Henry wanted a son, but received a daughter, instead, from his second wife. Before Elizabeth's third birthday, Henry had her mother beheaded in charges of adultery and treason. Elizabeth was brought up in a separate household at Hatfield (not known). King

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Queen Elizabeth I

    Queen Elizabeth I

    Queen Elizabeth was born in Greenwich Palace on September 7, 1533. She died on March 24, 1603, of natural causes. Her father was Henry VII. His second wife, Anne Boleyn was Elizabeth's mother. King Henry wanted a son, but received a daughter, instead, from his second wife. Before Elizabeth's third birthday, Henry had her mother beheaded in charges of adultery and treason. Elizabeth was brought up in a separate household at Hatfield (not known). King

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of sixteen independent states and their overseas territories and their dependencies. She was born on April 21, 1926 and was already known to take the place of her father’s throne, since she was the only child. She was baptized in the Private Chapel on the grounds of the Buckingham Palace. Elizabeth was named after her mother, in whom her two middle names were given from her paternal great-grandmother, Queen

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Steve
  • Queen Elizabeth the First: the Virgin Queen

    Queen Elizabeth the First: the Virgin Queen

    Elizabeth I (also known as Elizabeth the Great, or the "Virgin Queen") was born in 1533 into a dangerous world of political intrigue. When she was only two years old, her father, King Henry VIII killed her mother, Ann Boleyn, because she had not yet produced a male heir. Henry's routine killing of her successive stepmothers every few years traumatized Elizabeth, who loved her father. Although Henry finally did father a son, Edward VI, the

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria Queen Victoria was born in 1819 and died in 1901. She was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and empress of India (1876-1901). Queen Victoria was born Alexandrina Victoria on May 24, 1819, in Kensington Palace, London. Victoria's mother was Victoria Mary Louisa, daughter of the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Her father was Edward Augustus, duke of Kent and Strathern, the fourth son of George III and youngest brother

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria Queen Victoria was born in 1819 and died in 1901. She was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and empress of India (1876-1901). Queen Victoria was born Alexandrina Victoria on May 24, 1819, in Kensington Palace, London. Victoria’s mother was Victoria Mary Louisa, daughter of the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Her father was Edward Augustus, duke of Kent and Strathern, the fourth son of George III and youngest brother

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria

    Is it Georgiana Charlotte Augusta Alexandrina Victoria or just Alexandrina Victoria? Queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, London on May 24, 1819. She was the only child of Edward, the fourth son of King George III, and Victoria Mary Louise, the daughter of a German Duke. It was planned that the duke and duchess were to name their daughter Georgiana Charlotte Augusta Alexandrina Victoria but Prince Regent refused to have his name (George)

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Race and You

    Race and You

    The town I grew up in is Show Low, Arizona. Surrounding Show Low are many small neighboring towns. These towns all come together to form the White Mountains. Most of the citizens of my community are of a Caucasian background. There are also some different minority groups that come from different background that also live there. The majority of the non-Caucasian residents are of Native Americans decent and Mexican decent. There are Native Americans because

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Rage Against the Machine "evil Empire"

    Rage Against the Machine "evil Empire"

    Rage Against The Machine "Evil Empire" Rage Against The Machine are a popular 90's rap metal band. Evil Empire is considered a different offering than the rest. Relying on effects, the album is extraordinary, most songs on this are excellent. What make this album stand out from all the other is that it the second releaced from the group. But it still keeps up with the polictial movement for the time. Sing about the Mexicen

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Rags to Riches

    Rags to Riches

    Rags to Riches Harold Livesay’s Andrew Carnegie and the Rise to Big Business portrayed Andrew Carnegie as a perfect example of the American Dream. From rags to riches is a journey that Andrew Carnegie portrayed through out his life. He was born into poverty in Scotland, moving to America in 1848. Andrew Carnegie started as a bobbin boy to one of the first tycoons of big business in America. With the jobs he did hold

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Ralph Ellison Essay

    Ralph Ellison Essay

    "I am a novelist not an activist," he says, "but I think that no one who reads what I write or who listens to my lectures can doubt that I am enlisted in the freedom movement. As an individual, I am primarily responsible for the health of American literature and culture. When I write, I am trying to make sense out of chaos. To think that a writer must think about his Negroness is

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Edward
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Have someone ever written something so well; that it has influenced the lives of future poets? Well, Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of these many poets who have done this. Emerson has lived a splendid life since the early years through his adult years. Ralph Waldo Emerson was born on May 25, 1803, and his birth took place in Boston, Massachusetts. Ralph’s father was a reverend named William Emerson. Ralph had three brothers, all with

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Ralph Waldo Emerson "...was truly one of our great geniuses" even though he may have a short biography (Hodgins 212). But as Emerson once said himself, "Great geniuses have the shortest biographies." Emerson was also a major leader of "the philosophical movement of Transcendentalism". (Encarta 1) Transcendentalism was belief in a higher reality than that found everyday life that a human can achieve. Emerson was born on May 25, 1803 in Boston, Massachusetts. His father

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Anna
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Emerson believed that society stripped away all individuality and replaced it with what was socially acceptable. He thought that if you went out and isolated yourself from the rest of society and just lived in nature you would be able to find out who you are and what you are capable of. Ultimately, Emerson did not want his true character tainted by the environment he lived in. Transcendentalists lived lifestyles that mainly focused on the

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau

    Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau

    Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau were both born in Massachusetts. Emerson was born in Boston in 1803. Thoreau was born in Concord in 1817. Emerson attended Harvard and then became a Unitarian minister just like his father had been. Thoreau also attended Harvard but upon graduating, became a teacher and opened up a school. Both Emerson and Thoreau gave up their careers to pursue Transcendentalist philosophy. Emerson was one of the first to

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Rama as an Empire Builder

    Rama as an Empire Builder

    Rama as an Empire Builder The story of the Ramayana reminds me much of the hard times that USA is in today. I see many similarities between Rama and the USA. Rama is a warrior against evil, and so the United States are claiming. He creates a strong army, which fights by his side until the end. He has allies that contains people such as Sugreeva whom he helped to retain his kingdom from his

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Tasha
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