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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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  • Tribute to Shakespeare

    Tribute to Shakespeare

    Tribute to Shakespeare Shakespeare was an English playwright and poet. He is generally considered the "greatest dramatist the world has ever known" and the "finest poet who has written in the English language" (World Book Encyclopedia). Shakespeare has also been the world's most popular author. No other writer's plays have been produced so many times or read so widely in so many countries. Many reasons can be given for Shakespeare's appeal. But his fame

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • Truman Capote

    Truman Capote

    The short stories of Truman Capote are connected to his childhood experiences in Alabama. Truman capote was an American born writer who wrote non- fiction, short stories, novels and plays. All of his literary works have been perceived as literary classics. The tones of some of his stories are slightly gothic. His most famous short story is Children on Their Birthdays. His work shows the occasional over writing, the twilit Gothic subject matter, and the

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Top
  • Truman Capote

    Truman Capote

    Truman Capote, in my eyes, lived a very drastic childhood. Truman Capote grew up without a mother or a father around to see him go off to his first school. Truman Capote somehow taught himself how to read and write. However, that’s beside the point. He had to won two O. Henry awards for his short stories he had written. To me that seems impossible; however that is why he is one of the most

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Tuman Capote

    Tuman Capote

    The author of Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and In Cold Blood (1966), Truman Capote was a successful writer whose flamboyant public persona sometimes overshadowed his literary reputation. He spent most of his early years in Monroeville, Alabama, then moved to New York City in 1933. Capote dropped out of school and went to work in the offices of The New Yorker while writing stories for other publications. His first novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948),

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Victor
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur

    Tupac Amaru Shakur

    Born: June 16, 1971 Physical Departure: September 13,1996 Tupac Amaru was named after an Inca Chief, it’s meaning is shining serpent. Tupac Amaru Shakur grew up around many influential leaders of the Black Panther Party. His mother, born Alice Faye Williams, who later changed her name to Afeni Shakur, was a section leader in the Black Panther Party. The Black Panther Party spurn from a movement to re-open the New York Public Schools, feed school

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur

    Tupac Amaru Shakur

    Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 — September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper. In addition to his status as a top-selling recording artist, Shakur was a successful film actor and a prominent social activist. He is recognized in the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-selling rap artist, with over 75,000,000 albums sold worldwide, including over 50,000,000 in the United States.[2] Most of Shakur's

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Max
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur Biography

    Tupac Amaru Shakur Biography

    Tupac Amaru Shakur Biographical Info DOB: June 16, 1971 - Brooklyn, NY DOD: September 13, 1996 - Las Vegas, NV Height: 5'10 Weight: 168 Mother: Afeni Shakur Father: William Garland Step Father: Jeral Wayne Williams AKA Mutula Shakur Half Sister: Sekyiwa Shakur Half Brother: Maurice Harding (Mopreme of Thug Life) Godfather: Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt Music Groups: One Nation Emcees, Two From The Crew, Strictly Dope, Digital Underground, Thug Life, Outlaw Immortalz/Outlawz Aliases: MC New York,

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur was a very influential person in 20th century USA. He was born on June 16, 1971 in Brooklyn New York, and died on September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas Nevada (unknown author, no title, no page, letter code C). But his family moved around a lot while he was a kid (Bastin, J.D.). He eventually ended up in the Bay Area California alone and spent his first two years there homeless (unknown

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur grew up around nothing but self-delusion. His mother, Alice Faye Williams, thought she was a "revolutionary." She called herself "Afeni Shakur" and associated with members of the ill-fated Black Panther Party, a movement that wanted to feed school kids breakfast and earn civil rights for African Americans. During her youth she dropped out of high school, partied with North Carolina gang members, then moved to Brooklyn: After an affair with one of Malcolm

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur was a man born into poverty who knew all too well the struggles of black men in the late twentieth century. Tupac’s many achievements in bringing about racial equality have placed him among the few great civil rights advocates of his time. Tupac embedded his message of equality into his verses allowing it to reach many, and even in death his teachings continue to show us that there is hope for a brighter

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur was a very influential person in 20th century USA. He was born on June 16, 1971 in Brooklyn New York, and died on September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas Nevada (unknown author, no title, no page, letter code C). But his family moved around a lot while he was a kid (Bastin, J.D.). He eventually ended up in the Bay Area California alone and spent his first two years there homeless (unknown

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Max
  • Tupac Shakur - My Inspiration

    Tupac Shakur - My Inspiration

    Tupac Shakur Written by: Unregistered Tupac Shakur, in my thoughts, is the best rapper there is. Tupac Amaru Shakur was born on June 16, 1971. He was born in New York. Tupac Amaru are Inca words. Tupac Amaru means a "shining serpent." Shakur means "thankful to God," and that came from the Arabic language. When Tupac was 12 years old, his first performance was a play "A Raisin in the Sun." In that play Tupac

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Victor
  • Tupac’s Life

    Tupac’s Life

    On June 16, 1971, Tupac (born Lesane Parish Crooks) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was named after an Inca Indian revolutionary: Tupac Amaru means "shining serpent", and Shakur is arabic for "thankful to God". Tupac was the son of the politcal activist Alice Faye Williams (Afeni Shakur). She was a member if the Black Panther Party. Tupac grew up without knowing that his biological father was still alive. Afeni moves in with Mutulu

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: regina
  • Tuskegee to Voorhees

    Tuskegee to Voorhees

    Tuskegee To Voorhees In the book, “Tuskegee To Voorhees”, I learned about the life of Elizabeth Evelyn Wright. Elizabeth was born on August 18, 1872 to Virginia and Wesley Wright. She was one of twenty-one children who many within her community thought of her as a child to be of no great promise because she was black and female. Elizabeth proved everyone to be wrong. She had a vision. Elizabeth’s vision was to serve her

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ty Pennington

    Ty Pennington

    ‘Carpenter’ should never be the first word that comes to mind when the name Ty Pennington is heard. Peacemaker, caregiver, hard worker and overall…hero would be more appropriate. Born on October 19, 1965 in Atlanta, Georgia; at a young age, Ty proved to be far from ordinary. Growing up in surroundings where family was his most valuable possession, it was his relatives that gave Ty the strength and knowledge to succeed. Throughout his departure at

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Anna
  • Uhn Tiss Uhn Tiss

    Uhn Tiss Uhn Tiss

    Uhn tiss uhn tiss uhn tiss baby Dog will hunt i'm the front end loader travoltin' over so try my slam on for size Drive stick with that kung-fu grip let the banana split and watch it go right to your thighs Cop a feel copperfield style abracadabra that bra do you think i can pull it off? Wanna bang around? just jot me down on your to-do list under "put out like a fire"

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was an American general and 18th president of the U.S. Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27, 1822, the son of Hannah Simpson and Jesse Grant, the owner of a tannery. Taken to nearby Georgetown at the age of one, he was educated in local and boarding schools. In 1839, under the name of Ulysses Simpson instead of his original Hiram Ulysses, he was appointed to

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: regina
  • Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was an American general and 18th president of the U.S. Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27, 1822, the son of Hannah Simpson and Jesse Grant, the owner of a tannery. Taken to nearby Georgetown at the age of one, he was educated in local and boarding schools. In 1839, under the name of Ulysses Simpson instead of his original Hiram Ulysses, he was appointed to

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Unfolding Heartfield in Words

    Unfolding Heartfield in Words

    Unfolding Heartfield in Words John Heartfield was a major influence in the photomontage form of art. Heartfield had many different social, economic, and cultural contexts of his work. Heartfield’s works had different ethnic and aesthetic values. There are numerous ideas in the montage that I was assigned, many of which were influenced by his political beliefs. Heartfield published his works for different reasons and for different audiences. In the montage that was assigned to me

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Up from Slavery Book Report

    Up from Slavery Book Report

    UP From Slavery Book Report This book was about Booker T Washington who was a slave on a plantation in Virginia until he was nine years old. His autobiography offers readers a look into his life as a young child. Simple pleasures, such as eating with a fork, sleeping in a bed, and wearing comfortable clothing, were unavailable to Washington and his family. His brief glimpses into a schoolhouse were all it took to make

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    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Jon
  • Upg Red to White

    Upg Red to White

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    Submitted: April 26, 2011 By: omnilol
  • Us Supreme Court Justices

    Us Supreme Court Justices

    United States Supreme Court Justices February 19, 2006 The current Supreme Court membership is comprised of nine Supreme Court Justices. One of which is the Chief Justice and the other eight are the Associate Justices. The Justices are Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., and Associate Justices: John Paul Stevens, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, David H. Souter, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer and Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr. Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr.,

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Uuihuhu

    Uuihuhu

    Oprah became so successful that she formed a production company, Harpo Productions, and bought her show. Harpo was inspired by Oprah spelled backwards. Forming this company made Oprah the first woman in history to own and produce her own talk show. Oprah became so successful that she formed a production company, Harpo Productions, and bought her show. Harpo was inspired by Oprah spelled backwards. Forming this company made Oprah the first woman in history to

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    Submitted: January 12, 2016 By: hjhguigguy
  • Valiprasad

    Valiprasad

    PERSONAL INFORMATION (*REQUIRED) *FIRST NAME: DO NOT SHOW MY NAME IN MY PROFILE: *LOCATION: *ZIP/POSTAL CODE: *COUNTRY: Select One... USA Afganistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua & Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Azores Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bonaire Bosnia & Herzegovina Botswana Brazil British Indian Ocean Ter Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Canary Islands Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Victor
  • Van Gogh

    Van Gogh

    Most casual art lovers see Van Gogh as a troubled but successful artist. This is far from the actual truth of his chaotic life which was filled with failure in every occupational pursuit he attempted including painting, and was marked by episodes of depression, violence, and abnormal behavior. Thanks to the preservation of thousands of letters Van Gogh had written to friends and family, especially to his brother Theo, we have a nearly complete understanding

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    Submitted: January 7, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Van Gogh

    Van Gogh

    His move to Paris in 1886 brought van Gogh into contact with Paul Gauguin, Camille Pissarro, Georges Seurat and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Paris saw the first evolution in his paintings; his palette became lighter and he started to use pure colours. In 1888 he moved to Arles, where his artistic liberation was accelerated and completed. He also had his first attack of insanity there; he used to paint every day and produced an astonishing amount

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Van Gogh

    Van Gogh

    Most casual art lovers see Van Gogh as a troubled but successful artist. This is far from the actual truth of his chaotic life which was filled with failure in every occupational pursuit he attempted including painting, and was marked by episodes of depression, violence, and abnormal behavior. Thanks to the preservation of thousands of letters Van Gogh had written to friends and family, especially to his brother Theo, we have a nearly complete understanding

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Bred
  • Van Gogh

    Van Gogh

    Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on 30 March 1853 in Zundert, a village in the south of the Netherlands. His father was the protestant minister of the place, but three of his father's brothers were art dealers, and so it is only natural that Vincent became an apprentice at the shop of his uncle Vincent van Gogh in The Hague. His uncle had become a partner in the firm of Goupil & Cie, and

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Janna
  • Van Gogh

    Van Gogh

    Her actual birth date is July 6 1907, 3 years before the start of the Mexican revolution. Which happened in 1910 led by Emiliano Zapata and Francisco “Pancho” Villa. Kahlo would later claim that this life-changing event was her actual date of birth. Her parents named her Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo Calderon. She was born in the Blue House built by her father the same house in which she would also die in Coyoacan Mexico

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Artur
  • Van Gogh Biography

    Van Gogh Biography

    Vincent van Gogh, for whom color was the chief symbol of expression, was born in Groot-Zundest, Holland. The son of a pastor, brought up in a religious and cultured atmosphere, Vincent was highly emotional and lacked self-confidence. Between 1860 and 1880, when he finally decided to become an artist, van Gogh had had two unsuitable and unhappy romances and had worked unsuccessfully as a clerk in a bookstore, an art salesman, and a preacher in

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Tommy

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