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Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am writing this essay on the beliefs and thoughts of on the subjects of individuality, society, government, technology, and spirituality. I think that Emerson believes that every person should be as much as individual as they can. Be who you are on the inside, don't try to be like ...

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George Meade

Do you know who was the general for the Second Battle of Bull Run? Everyone knows what the Second Battle of Bull Run is but who was the general? Some people even know that the North won that battle. Most people do not know that General defeated General Lee at that battle. General George Mead ...

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George Brenard Shaw

On the night of July 26th, 1856 one of the greatest playwrights in history, George Bernard Shaw, was born. George’s mother, Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly, was an aristocrat, while his father, George Gurly, was a poor alcoholic. Shaw had two sisters, Elinour Agness, who died of tuberculosis at age 20, ...

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My Opinion On Director Hoovers Essay

As a Law Enforcement Officer myself, I feel that Director Hoovers Essay hits the Controversy about capital punishment right on the spot. I for one totally believe in the death penalty, because of the way it deters violent crime. More criminals are leaving their victims alive now instead of ...

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Benito Mussolini

was the fascist dictator of Italy for nearly 20 years. Benito was born at Dovia, a suburb of Predappio, in the northcentral part of Italy. His father, Alessando, was a blacksmith. And his mother, Rosa, was a schoolteacher. As a young man, Mussolini was a Socialist with revolutionary ...

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Socrates

Upon reading Plato, The Trial and Death of , strongly held views on the relationship between morality and laws become apparent to the reader. Equally, makes clear why laws should be followed and why disobedience to the law is rarely justified. Finally, he makes clear his views regarding civil ...

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Antoine Lavoisier

(1743-1794) Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (lah vwah ZYAY) was one of the best-known French scientists and was an important government official. His theories of combustion, his development of a way to classify the elements and the first modern textbook of chemistry led to his being known as the father ...

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Constantine The Great

Flavius Valerius Constantinus, also known as , was the first Roman emperor to adopt Christianity. He was educated in the imperial court of Rome and pursued to succeed his father. In 305 A.D., his father became the emperor of the Western Empire. But, when he died in 306 A.D., British troops ...

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The Wright Brothers

When the words aircraft, airplane, glider, or plane enter a conversation the first thought that comes to mind is Orville and Wilbur Wright. Wilbur, the oldest, was born on April 16, 1867 in New Castle, Indiana and Orville was born four years later on August 19, 1871 in Dayton, Ohio. (Porter 736) ...

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Dr Jack Kevorkian: Disrupting The Universe

Dr. Jack Kevorkian did something that most people would never even think of doing or think that someone would do such a thing. He really did disrupt the universe by taking the whole world by surprise. Jack Kevorkian was the first person in the United States to assist in suicides in a big way. ...

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Thomas Jefferson: The Man, The

Thomas Jefferson was a man of the greatest moral character who has been excoriated routinely over the last 30 years by historical revisionists and presentists. His commitment to America and his vast contributions to the framing of society as it is today are overlooked in favor of base analysis of ...

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J.D.Salinger

"I Think that is the most talented fiction writer in America."(Hyman, Edgar p.444) ""Salinger is an oddity, an obsessive, who commands respect.."(Kazin, Alfred p.446) These are just a portion of endless quotes which describe Salinger's impact on typical modern day literature critic. Throughout ...

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Edna St. Vincent Millay

, a poet and playwrite, was best known for her lyrical poetry. She wrote many poems, on topics such as love, fidelity, erotic desire, and feminist issues. The part of Millay that wasn’t highly publicized is that she addressed herself as a bisexual and had many affairs with woman before her ...

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Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar

was born in Rome on November 16, 42 BC. Four years after his birth his mother divorced his father and married Octavian. Tiberius was a descendant of the Claudian family who moved to Rome shortly after the foundation of the city. The Claudians did not respect others who were not of noble ...

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Maria Mitchell

The person that I chose for the Womenƒ­s History Month report is , who was a self- taught astronomer. She discovered Comet Mitchell and made amazing achievements throughout her life. was born on August 1, 1818 on the ...

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Babe Ruth 3

On February 6, 1895, George Herman Ruth, Jr., was born in his grandparents house in Baltimore, Maryland. Ruth’s dad worked as a bartender and owned his own bar. They spent very little time with George because they worked long hours. Eventually, his parents felt that they couldn’t ...

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A.A. Milne

Alan Alexander Milne When reminiscing on past memories of favorite books, cartoons, songs and stuffed animals, many people will think about Winnie the Pooh. The man behind all of your fun filled childhood adventured with Christopher Robin and his bear friend Pooh is Alan Alexander Milne, more ...

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Adam Smith 2

The British philosopher and economist Adam Smith was born in kirkcaldy, Scotland. He was educated at the universities of Glasgow and Oxford. In 1751 he became a professor at Glasgow. There he wrote The Theory of Moral Sentiment in 1759. This philosophical work gained Smith an appointment in ...

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Gwendolyn Brooks

A Critical Analysis of Her Work is the female poet who has been most responsive to changes in the black community, particularly in the community’s vision of itself. The first African American to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize; she was considered one of America’s most distinguished poets well ...

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Conquests Napoleon Made Domestically As Well As Militarily

Description About the The Paper: Napoleon's Greatest Conquests "To absorb, to emit, to form new combinations---that is life." -Napoleon Bonaparte- On August 15, 1769 Napoleone Buonaparte, future emperor of France was born in Ajaccio, Corsica. An avid disciple of Rousseau, Napoleon ...

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Herman Melville

was an American author of the Romantic period who was also considered to be a transcendentalist. This meant that his focus was on nature and how we should live vicariously through nature and try to combat with nature. was born in New York City on August 1st of 1819. He is the third child and ...

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Salvador Dali

was born on May 11, 1904. He was a leader in the new movement of art in the early 20th century called Surrealism. In 1921 Dali studied at the San Fernando Acadamy of Fine Arts in Madrid. Here he was able to associate and learn from such Spanish modernists as Fedrico Garcia Lorca, and Luis Bundel. ...

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Silent Cal: An American President

Fun Fact: Calvin Coolidge, a president of few words, was so famous for saying so little that a White House dinner guest made a bet that she could get the president to say more than two words. She told the president of her wager. His reply: "You lose." At 2:30 on the morning of August 3, 1923, ...

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Jim Henson

was born on September 24, 1936, in Greenville, Mississippi. He moved to Maryland in fifth grade and throughout his childhood had a strong interest in both art and television. His grandmother was very supportive of his interests and constantly encouraged him to use his imagination. In 1954 Jim ...

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Pompey

Question: Account for ’s rise to political prominence between 78- 62 BC. You are to examine and analyse political machinations of and attempt to explain how he managed to fulfil his ambition. You must establish a clear understanding of the complexities of the political situation and the ...

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