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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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  • Poll Girl

    Poll Girl

    The preoccupation right now is soaring fuel prices: cheaper natural gas is unavailable in this region, and wood heat is often impractical or insufficient. But because of limited federal money, average fuel assistance for the 46,000 low-income Maine families expected to apply will probably decline to $579 this year, from $688 last year, said Jo-Ann Choate of the Maine State Housing Agency. Skip to next paragraph Enlarge This Image Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times Viola

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Vika
  • Polyphonic Hmi - Mixing Math and Music

    Polyphonic Hmi - Mixing Math and Music

    Subject: Polyphonic HMI: Mixing Math and Music This is to recommend that Hit Song Science should market its product and services to record labels attempting to catch a larger share of the market. BACKGROUND Polyphonic HMI is preparing to launch Hit Song Science, which analyzes the mathematical characteristics of music compared to past music hits, making it possible to determine a song's hit potential. Music characteristics can be analyzed by math such as melody, tempo,

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    Submitted: April 27, 2011 By: rrrrrr89q739387
  • Ponyboy

    Ponyboy

    Dallas Winston By: Carson Shanholtz Block: 4 Date: 10/18/16 Ponyboy leaped from inside the burning church with flames heating his back as his jacket was burning. I reacted fast and gave his back a big slap to try to put out the flames before they burned him to death. “Ponyboy” I yelled as he hit the ground, Ponyboy was lying flat on the ground he was out cold. Johnny was burnt really bad by time

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    Submitted: November 6, 2016 By: Carson26
  • Pope Benedict Xvi Biography

    Pope Benedict Xvi Biography

    Pope Benedict XVI: A Life and Papacy Revealed On April 19, 2005 Joseph Alois Ratzinger was elected as successor to the beloved Pope John Paul II. He was formally enthroned during the papal inauguration Mass on April 24, 2005 and chose the name of Pope Benedict XVI (Wiki P. Ben XVI bio). Elected at the age of 78 Pope Benedict XVI was the oldest to be elected Pope since Clement XII in 1730 (Wiki P.

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Pope John Paul II

    Pope John Paul II

    Pope John Paul II Karol Joseph Wojtyla was born in Wadowice, Poland on May 18, 1920, to an officer in the Polish army and a former school teacher. As a young man, Karol was athletic. He enjoyed playing soccer as a goalie and took swam in Swaka River. He also was an excellent student and he served as president of his school. Karol developed a love of theater and always wanted to study literature and

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Pope John Paul II

    Pope John Paul II

    A Man Who Became Pope Karol, or Pope Jonh Paul II as we know him, was one of the most couragous men because of all the hardships he faced in his lifetime.In the movie we only saw a small portion of them because the movie stopped right as he became pope. I am sure he faced many many more while serving his term as Pope. Being from Poland, and being a Catholic made him

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    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Pope John Xxiii: A Partner in Solidarity for A Changing World

    Pope John Xxiii: A Partner in Solidarity for A Changing World

    Pope John XXIII: A Partner in Solidarity for a Changing World Pope John was born Angelo Roncalli on November 25, 1881 in Bergamo Italy. He was the fourth child, born to a family of fourteen. His family worked as poor sharecroppers, and was often financially strained. Roncolli decided to become a preiest as a young man, and was ordained in 1904 at the age of twenty-three. Ten years later, during World War I, he was

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    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Bred
  • Porters Anaysis

    Porters Anaysis

    Consumer Behaviour - The field of Consumer Behavior “studies how individuals, groups, and organizations select, buy, use, and dispose off goods, services, ideas, or experiences to satisfy their needs and desires.” (Philip Kotler) Motivation is the driving force within individuals that impels them to action. Driving force is produced by a state of tension which exist as a result of some unfulfilled need. Individuals strive both consciously and unconsciously to reduce this tension through behaviour

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    Submitted: November 5, 2017 By: SHILPA SASIDHARAN
  • Poverty in Our Nation

    Poverty in Our Nation

    Poverty In Our Nation Although the United States is one of the richest countries in the world many of it's people sleep in the streets, dig through garbage cans to find food, and carry all that they own in this world on their backs or in shopping carts. These people are classified as the homeless. I believe that being brought up into a lower class, defines your social status in this country. I believe

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Janna
  • Poverty in Our Nation

    Poverty in Our Nation

    Poverty In Our Nation Although the United States is one of the richest countries in the world many of it's people sleep in the streets, dig through garbage cans to find food, and carry all that they own in this world on their backs or in shopping carts. These people are classified as the homeless. I believe that being brought up into a lower class, defines your social status in this country. I believe

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: July
  • Praising the King of Pop Michael Jackson

    Praising the King of Pop Michael Jackson

    Praising the King of Pop Michael Jackson Introduction: Perhaps no one has received this title in history “the king of pop”, now a days many artist’s have arisen and have performed but not as the king of pop known worldwide and in history, has dominated the world of pop as Michael Jackson. Born on August 29, 1958 to a strict working class family in Gary, Indiana. Michael Jackson has gone through personal scandal, family squabbles

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Max
  • Pregunta 4

    Pregunta 4

    La pregunta 4 de la Consulta Popular que está por realizarse dice así: ¿Está usted de acuerdo en sustituir el actual Pleno del Consejo de la Judicatura por un Consejo de Judicatura de Transición conformado por tres miembros designados, uno por la función Ejecutiva, uno por la Función Legislativa y uno por la Función de Transparencia y Control Social para que en el plazo improrrogable de 18 meses ejerza las competencias del Consejo de la

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    Submitted: May 11, 2011 By: pepabarrionuevo
  • Preludes - Ts Eliot [1888-1965]

    Preludes - Ts Eliot [1888-1965]

    Preludes - TS Eliot [1888-1965] Relevant Background • Thomas Stearns [TS] Eliot was born in into a wealthy family in St Louis, Missouri, America in 1888 • He became a British citizen at the age of 39 in 1927. • His father was president of a brick making company. His mother wrote poetry and was once a teacher and social volunteer. They were determined to educate Thomas well. • TS Eliot’s awareness of how differently

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Bred
  • Pres. Aj

    Pres. Aj

    Andrew Jackson was born in 1767, and grew up in the border of North and South Carolina. He attended frontier schools and acquired the reputation of being fiery-tempered and willing to fight all comers. He also learned to read, and he was often called on by the community to read aloud the news from the Philadelphia papers. In 1775, with the beginning of the American Revolution, Andrew Jackson, then only 13 years old became an

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Present Career, Career Interest and the Value of a College Education

    Present Career, Career Interest and the Value of a College Education

    Running head: APA writing style and mechanics Present Career, Career Interest and the Value of a College Education Present Career, Career Interest and the value of a college education My present career bores me to no end. Just something I fell into when I went to make a Sprint payment. Next thing I knew I was in class learning how to read resisters. My interests are more adventurous. Id rather be in Africa helping the

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Tasha
  • President George W. Bush

    President George W. Bush

    Title: President George W. Bush Author: Beatrice Gormley Setting: Time: July 6, 1946 Place: New Haven, Connecticut Character: George Bush was born, July 6, 1946. He was born first child of Barbara Pierce Bush, and Gorge Herbert Walker Bush. As a child of a father who was the forty first president and a famous baseball player, and a WWII Navy fighter pilot hero, t was a lot for him to try to live up to

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Prevention of Immigration

    Prevention of Immigration

    Prevention of Immigration The Declaration of Independence, an important political and legal document states that. “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”(ushistory). The United States was built upon these fundamentals, but these ideas were contradicted by President Bush who created tougher laws and policies for immigrants. The first amendment was violated when President Bush passed

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    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Tasha
  • 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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    Essay Length: 292 Words / 2 Pages
    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
  • Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico is an island that is part of the Greater Antilles, with Hispaniola to the west and the Virgin Islands to the east. Many know that it was on his second voyage in 1493 that Christopher Columbus “discovered” Puerto Rico, and named it San Juan Bautista. Many also know that it was the discovery of gold that led its name to be changed to Puerto Rico and its capital to take on San Juan.

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    Submitted: April 12, 2017 By: isagera
  • 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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    Essay Length: 2,005 Words / 9 Pages
    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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    Essay Length: 811 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Bred
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