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  • Langston Hughes Biography

    Langston Hughes Biography

    Langston Hughes is regarded as one of the most significant American authors of the twentieth century. Foremost a poet, he was the first African-American to earn a living solely from his writings after he became established. Over a forty-year career beginning in the 1920s until his death in 1967, Hughes produced poetry, plays, novels, and a variety of nonfiction. He is perhaps best known for his creation of the fictional character, Jesse B. Semple, which

    Essay Length: 967 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Vika
  • Biography of William Shakespeare

    Biography of William Shakespeare

    Biography of William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, England to Mary Arden and John Shakespeare. His dad made some money in the glove busuiness, however finally opened a general store and over the years bought some property. William was the third of eight children and received a free education because of his father's position as alderman. Indications in his later writing suggest that as a kid

    Essay Length: 851 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Max
  • Clinton Biography

    Clinton Biography

    William J. Clinton During the administration of William Jefferson Clinton, the U.S. enjoyed more peace and economic well being than at any time in its history. He was the first Democratic president since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term. He could point to the lowest unemployment rate in modern times, the lowest inflation in 30 years, the highest home ownership in the country's history, dropping crime rates in many places, and reduced

    Essay Length: 592 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Fonta
  • O’connor Biography

    O’connor Biography

    Inspiration from Convalescence (Mary) Flannery O’Connor was an only thirty-nine years old when she died in 1964 from complications of a degenerative disease. O’Connor spent much of her adult life with a debilitating illness, convalescing on the family farm until her untimely death. O’Connor’s passion for writing never diminished, and she continued to create despite her weakening health. O’Connor’s literary fortitude was sustained by her strength of character and the acceptance of her illness as

    Essay Length: 981 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Biography of Ludwig Van Beethoven

    The Biography of Ludwig Van Beethoven

    The biography of ludwig van Beethoven BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van (1770-1827) The composer of some of the most influential pieces of music ever written, Ludwig van Beethoven created a bridge between the 18th-century classical period and the new beginnings of Romanticism. His greatest breakthroughs in composition came in his instrumental work, including his symphonies. Unlike his predecessor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, for whom writing music seemed to come easily, Beethoven always struggled to perfect his work. Ludwig

    Essay Length: 774 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Biography of Rizal

    Biography of Rizal

    Travels Rizal's life is one of the most documented of the 19th century due to the vast and extensive records written by and about him.[15] Most everything in his short life is recorded somewhere, being himself a regular diarist and prolific letter writer, much of these materials having survived. His biographers, however, have faced the difficulty of translating his writings because of Rizal's habit of switching from one language to another. They drew largely from

    Essay Length: 305 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Compare & Contrast: Lincoln and Jfk

    Compare & Contrast: Lincoln and Jfk

    Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin on February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. Much of his childhood was a struggle; his mother dying when he was just ten years old, and with his father being a frontiersman, money was scarce. He had to strive for a comfortable living, and he spent his days working on a farm and keeping a store. Education was also something of limited resources, but because of

    Essay Length: 1,740 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Jessica
  • A Breakdown of Lincolns House Divided Speech

    A Breakdown of Lincolns House Divided Speech

    Mr. President, and Gentlemen of the Convention. If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated, with the avowed object, and confident promise, of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only, not ceased, but has

    Essay Length: 3,188 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Max
  • Agatha Christie Biography

    Agatha Christie Biography

    Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller Christy (September 15, 1890 - January 12, 1976), was a British crime fiction writer. Christy published over eighty books and other works, mainly whodunits. While her work is not considered part of the literary canon, she is a major figure in detective fiction. In particular, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is noted for its use of narrative and its twist on the established genre. Most of her books and short

    Essay Length: 361 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • Biography of Sharon Draper

    Biography of Sharon Draper

    Sharon Draper Sharon Draper was born in 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio. The oldest child of Victor Mills who was a hotel maitre'd, and Catherine Mills, who worked as a advertising manager for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Catherine always read to her three children each night starting when they were very young. By the time Sharon began school she was already known to be the bookworm. Victor and Catherine encouraged their kids to try to study

    Essay Length: 511 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Artur
  • Napier Biography

    Napier Biography

    John Napier John Napier was born in the year 1550 and was the son of Sir Archibald Napier and Janet Bothwell. Born to Scottish nobility Napier lived his youth in Edinburgh, Scotland. John Napier started his education when he turned the age of thirteen was soon believed to have dropped out. Instead Napier went to Europe to further his education. At the ripe age of twenty-one he returned to Scotland and married Elizabeth Stirling. This

    Essay Length: 312 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Biography John F. Kennedy

    Biography John F. Kennedy

    May, 29, 1917, in the wooden three-story house in Brookline, Massachusetts, John Fitzgerald Kennedy became the second child in the Kennedy family. Joe Jr. is his two-year older brother. In all, Rose Fitzgerald and Joseph Patrick Kennedy would have nine children, four boys and five girls. Before long, family and friends called the blue-eyed baby, Jack. When Jack was three, the family moved to a twelve-room house just outside of Boston. Joseph Kennedy was running

    Essay Length: 498 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Victor
  • Biography of Michael Jordan

    Biography of Michael Jordan

    "There's Michael, then there is the rest of us," Magic Johnson famously quoted. Even the brilliant stars of his era praise Michael's greatness. This shows how great he really is on the court. Michael has the unique combination of grace, power, speed, quickness, and an unquenchable competitive desire. But, who knew that Michael was cut from the varsity team when he was a sophomore at Laney High School? Are you out of your mind! I

    Essay Length: 948 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Victor
  • The Lincoln Administration Pursuit of Freedom

    The Lincoln Administration Pursuit of Freedom

    The Lincoln Administration Pursuit of Freedom There are many ways to describe what freedom is; in fact Webster’s dictionary offers nine different explanations of what the word means. “A right or the power to engage in certain actions without control or interference,” is one of the most ubiquitous definitions. There are many ways to describe freedom and American history has portrayed it in very contradictory manners. In the late 1700’s, it was very obvious that

    Essay Length: 1,392 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Malcolm X Biography

    Malcolm X Biography

    Malcolm X Being an African American in the United States during the civil rights movement was one of toughest times to live through. The African American felt as if they were treated as non-humans being sent to the United States as slaves, being deprived of their education, forced to live in separate segregated areas, and given the careers that were the lowest paying jobs. They also had no political rights or legal protection. After the

    Essay Length: 1,352 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    "Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States, was born on February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville, Harden County, Kentucky". He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. When Lincoln was 9 years of old his family and him moved to Indiana. As Lincoln grew up he loved to read and learn how to work in the fields. Lincoln's father was the exact opposite, and because of this it pushed their relationship apart.

    Essay Length: 621 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Steve
  • Virgin Islands Biographies

    Virgin Islands Biographies

    Guy Benjamin Former Name of School: Benjamin Franklin BP: St. John Books: Me and My Beloved Virgin and More Tales for Me and My Beloved Virgin Bertha C. Boschulte Teaching: 1924-1949 Statistician, Legislator for One Term Junior High School in Bovoni, St. Thomas Addelita Cancryn 53 years of service in DOE Former Name: Wayne Aspinall Junior High School Book: Man of Vision Musician, Organist and Choir Director for All Saints Cathedral Elena Leonie Elizabeth Davis

    Essay Length: 1,376 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    1 Abraham Lincoln is without a doubt, one of the most important persons in American history, and has even been labeled as “the greatest American of all time” by a number of historians and laymen. To America, Lincoln was much more than a president, he was also the man that led the nation through one of their greatest crisis of all time; “The Civil War”. 2 Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 in Kentchuky,

    Essay Length: 2,018 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: David
  • Yeats Biography

    Yeats Biography

    William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland, on June 13, 1865. He was the eldest son of a painter. In 1867 his family moved to London, but he frequently visited his grandparents in Northern Ireland. There he was greatly influenced by the folklore of the region. In 1881 his family returned to Dublin. Their Yeats studied at the Metropolitan School of Art. During school he became more focused on literature. Yeats made his debut

    Essay Length: 430 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Biography of Henry Ford

    Biography of Henry Ford

    Henry Ford was one of the most brilliant entrepreneurs in creating the automobile assembly line, it was his controversial characteristics and unorthodox approach towards administrating the Ford Motor Company which resulted in the conglomeration of one of the most successful corporations in the world. At the turn of the century everything was booming! The growth of the economy and stock market increased the job opportunities as well as morals. As a result of this industrial

    Essay Length: 1,925 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Bred
  • A Biography Sketch of My Life

    A Biography Sketch of My Life

    A Biography Sketch of My Life Sam Conta FDU I was born in the Dominican Republic in January 19. I came to the United States in March 1985. The following September I was registered at P.S # 40 in Jersey City as a bi-lingual student. I attended St. Mary's H.S in Jersey City and my mother could not afford the tuition, so I had to go to work as a Filing Clerk for a

    Essay Length: 421 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Day Lincoln Was Shot

    The Day Lincoln Was Shot

    Some argue that the day Lincoln was shot was the most dramatic thing to ever happen to this country. April 14, 1865 was the day, Ford Theater was the place, and John Wilkes Booth was the perpetrator. Jim Bishop, appropriately titled "The Day Lincoln Was Shot", has eloquently put the account of this event into writing. This story is a well-researched moment-to-moment account of the last 24 hours of Abraham Lincoln's life. Jim Bishop

    Essay Length: 303 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Abraham Lincoln's Assassination

    Abraham Lincoln's Assassination

    Abraham Lincoln’s assassination was a malevolent ending to an already bitter and spiteful event in American history, the Civil War. John Wilkes Booth and his group of co-conspirators developed plans in the late summer of 1864 to only kidnap the President and take him the Confederate capital of Richmond and hold him in return for Confederate prisoners of war. Booth’s group of conspirators: Samuel Arnold, Michael O’Laughlen, John Surratt, Lewis Paine, George Atzerodt, David Herold,

    Essay Length: 1,308 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Anna
  • Anne Hutchinson Biography

    Anne Hutchinson Biography

    The reason I picked this topic is because I admire Anne Hutchinson and the history of her life and I strongly believe in the rights of the individual to freedom of thought, freedom of speech, and the freedom to worship. She is a real hero because she faced adversity but she refused to betray her ideals or ethics no matter what the cost was. Anne Hutchinson, was born Anne Marbury, in Alford, Lincolnshire, England, in

    Essay Length: 2,492 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in a log cabin in Hardin Kentucky. His father Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer who was always very poor. Both of his parents were members of a Baptist congregation which had split from another church because of its views against slavery. This is where Abe first developed his own opposition to slavery. When Abe was nine the family moved to Spencer, Indiana, and

    Essay Length: 1,697 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Mike

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