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Famous People Born in Illinois

- Remember The Name There are many people to remember in history, they most of the time deserve it and sometimes they don’t. there are many from Illinois like Abraham Lincoln. some of the famous people are more modern like Walt Disney, Nelly, Danielle Campbell. Walt Disney maybe dead but his creations are very alive unlike Danielle Campbell other cast members. Nelly being a singer with his hard life. Mary Ann Bickerdyke a women that helped in the Civil War Lincoln along with her. These are amazing people that are rememered in todays society....   [tags: Lincoln, Disney, Mother Byckerdyke's War]

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Should The Private Lives Of Famous People?

- ... Onassis, a Supreme Court case that took place in 1972, regarding the invasion of privacy of a celebrity. Jackie Kennedy the late wife of the late president John F. Kennedy felt violated by paparazzi named Ron Galella taking pictures of her and her children. She felt like Galella was her stalker for knowing everything about her life and trying to but in. She instantly wanted to fight for her and children’s rights of privacy because even if they were the late president’s family the need to know their private lives was not necessary for the public wellbeing....   [tags: Privacy, Privacy law, Personal life]

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Some of the Famous people in History

- ... Immanuel was 79 years old when he died and he lived in modern times. Kant was a German philosopher who is widely known to be the main person that started modern philosophy. Kant was educated at the University of Konigsberg, where he would spend his entire profession. He is best known for his work in the philosophy of ethics and metaphysics. Kant published many works on ethics, law, and religion. His argument was that our skills are designed by basic features of our minds. Kant’s philosophy influenced many German thinkers of his time and he moved the philosophy beyond the debate between realists and empiricists....   [tags: nazis, germany, austria]

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Famous People

- Famous People In 1999 Ricky Martin’s debut album hit number one on the Billboard Top 100 charts and also surpassed his other CD sales by selling almost 661,000 copies of his first English language album. That same year two major publishers printed biographies on him. (Griffiths, john 1of 5) Since his Grammy debut in 1999 he seems to have found success in every aspect of his career except in his personal life. Even with all the success he has reaped he unfortunately still suffers from the inability to keep a lasting partner in his life....   [tags: essays papers]

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Famous German People

- ... Otto von Bismarck was a Prussian statesman who conquered German and European affairs with conservative policies from the 1860s until he was forced to resign in 1890. When Bismarck became the Prime Minister of Prussia, the nation was widely known as the weakest of the five European empires. It took Bismarck nine years to make Prussia prestigious again. Prussia had been victorious in three wars, and a united German Empire had begun in the heart of Europe, causing fear among its rivals and enemies....   [tags: Adenauer, Bach, Einstein]

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FAMOUS PEOPLE

- Rosa Parks is widely known as the African-American woman who refused to get off her seat on a bus. She did not want to forfeit her seat in order for a white individual to replace her. She was arrested and taken into custody against her will, just because she felt the need to stay on the seat she felt she rightfully deserved. On December 1st, 1955, according to history, Rosa Parks was tired and exhausted from a long day of work. In fact, under different circumstances, she would have probably given up her seat willingly to a child or elderly person....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Most Famous Work and the People Who Discovered Them

- ... In the early 1990’s Edward Witten and other string theory physicists discovered a new theory that unified all five string theories before it, this new theory also stated that there were not 6 dimensions as previously stated, but 11. This revolutionized the string theory because it was able to unify all theories in one single equation, which is shown below. This was also the first time the string theory had been proven mathematically. Witten presented this theory that he called the M-theory at USC in 1995....   [tags: string theory, chromodynamics, hierarchy ]

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Tannu Tuva

- Tannu Tuva I first heard of you in April of 1999. I was doing some research on time travel and asked a colleague if he happened to have some broad-ranged books on physics. He handed me a book entitled "The Feynman Lectures on Physics." I was unfamiliar with the book or you but read through it to see if there was any information I could use. There was a little, though it was more abstract than what is usually needed in electronics. After I gleaned what information I could, I returned the book and talked to my friend online, he started talking about you, how you came to lecture for them at M.I.T., and that you are a fascinating person....   [tags: Inspiration Famous People Role Model]

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Nikki Giovanni : A Famous African American Activist, Writer, And Educator

- ... I 'm convinced rather I should say I tend to be convinced that most black people don 't want to be free in the sense of being free from the white man.” What she wanted the reader to get out of her writing, was a sense of pride and appreciation in being black. She wanted her readers (mostly black) to see the small ways that they are enslaved. She wanted them to see their own bondage and show them that they can be free. Her views on not only politics and race, but other issues such as religion, and abortion, and Billy Graham have always been controversial....   [tags: White people, Black people, African American, Race]

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The Kite Runner Is A Famous And Powerful Novel

- ... Although, the author’s purpose was to explain that the wealthier side of the population doesn’t get to have a glimpse of the reality surrounding them, because of the imposing use of material to blind them. In addition, Amir reveals to the general that he wants to be a fiction writer. General answers by saying “People needs story to divert them at difficult times.” (Hosseini,147). To explain, in America afghans are often confronted with discrimination from their pals back in Afghanistan. Those latter often rejects them from their ethnical groups or even denies them in their families, for not physically being with them during a difficult period....   [tags: Hazara people, Afghanistan, Taliban]

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Why Was Vincent Van Gogh Famous?

- Why was Vincent Van Gogh Famous. Vincent Van Gogh was born March 30, 1853 in Zundert, Netherland. Growing up Vincent was the oldest child, he had five siblings two brothers, and three sisters. Vincent spend most of his time with his new born brother Theo. He had to take care of his brother seen his mother and father had to work. Since Vincent didn’t have time to go to school he had to get home schooled. Even though Vincent had to get home schooled he didn’t let that stop him. After Vincent stopped taking care of his little brother Theo he went off to become famous for his painting skills....   [tags: impressionists, famous dutch painters]

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The Famous Five and the Persons Case

- ... She was supported by the Federated Women’s Institute and National Council of Women. Also, over 500 000 people wrote letters and signed petitions to support Murphy being appointed as a senator (Alberta Online Encyclopedia, 2004). However, Robert Borden, the Prime Minister during that time, refused to appoint Murphy into the Senate as women weren’t “persons”. Two other prime ministers, Meighen and Mackenzie both promised to make changes to the British North American Act to include women as persons, but both failed to do so....   [tags: women, persons, senate, rights]

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The Huge and Famous Bridges in the World

- Have you ever thought about how many bridges are there in the world. I did and I researched everything about the bridges. Let’s get this question first of all. There are six hundred thousand bridges in the United States if we consider all bridges small or big. This number is valid for only United States that means there are so many bridges we can’t even count. However even we have counted them they are built new ones and destroyed old ones day by day so the number will change eventually. It was researched the information about some of famous bridges which are known most by people....   [tags: golden gate, brookling]

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Why Is the Colosseum So Famous?

- The Colosseum was an arena for many famous fights. Most people know about famous gladiators that fought at the Colosseum, but not many people know the history of the Colosseum. Why did they build it. What happened there. How did the Colosseum impact the daily life of the citizens of Rome. The Colosseum is filled with amazing knowledge and is an architectural wonder. The Colosseum has a vast amount of history just waiting to be found. What was the Colosseum. The Colosseum was many things. It was an arena....   [tags: architectural, history, areana, glory, symbol]

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The Economics of Being Famous

- Did you know that being famous can be for better or worse. Even though it had been proven a tremendous number of times that being famous can be dangerous people still aspire to be famous. This paper will tell you about the ups and downs that famous people have, as well as the economics trials and tribulations of being famous. What is the cost of a celebrity time and privacy. “Celebrities chose to be publicized. I say that some celebrities even purposely tell paparazzi where their location is so that they can be photographed....   [tags: celebrity, privacy, money]

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The Famous Jospeh Fourier

- Joseph Fourier “’The profound study of nature is the most fertile source of mathematical discoveries’ (Joseph Fourier)” (Deb Russell). This quote was spoken by a famous mathematician by the name of Joseph Fourier. Throughout his life, Joseph Fourier had made numerous contributions to the math community, many of which are still taught in schools today. From his early years until death, he lived an adventurous life filled with multiple achievements, all of which contribute to the status of legendary mathematician....   [tags: mathematics, family, teacher, job, science]

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How To Become Famous

- There are many people who want to become famous for all kinds of reason. Some people may have talents that they want to get famous for. Other people may want to be well-known to gain popularity and friends. One of the most important steps to becoming famous is mastering an art. It is not enough to be good at something, you need to be outstanding in whatever area that you choose. Today, there are so many people who are famous that you need to stand out from the crowd. Along the way there will be people who offer you advise....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How-To Essay]

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Danny Santiago's Famous All Over Town

- Danny Santiago's Famous All Over Town           When I was little I remember driving across country, going to Florida, and past neighborhoods that were anything but mine. They had old houses that looked like they were going to fall down any minute, real trashy looking. In Colorado, my house was nice and always kept up. I sat in the car wondering what kind of people lived in those run down places and what they were like. The answers came to me years later when I read the book, Famous All Over Town, by Danny Santiago....   [tags: Famous All Over Town]

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Famous Authors

- In today's world, many people are losing their sense of what a true, fine piece of literature really is. It is rare to find someone who likes to read for their own pleasure. It is even rarer to find someone who likes to read the classics, such as Shakespearean plays or a prose written by Edgar Allan Poe. Some of the oldest tales have greatly influenced the world as we know it in many ways. A few famous people in history who have made a positive impact on the world of literature are Aesop, Dante Alighieri, and Charles Dickens....   [tags: authors]

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Road to Stardom: The Life of the Rich and Famous

- Road to stardom Life of the rich and the famous, Imagine your name in lights everywhere you go, people shouting your name and loved by all, sounds like a pretty good life right. Like Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa painting, film is one of the world's oldest and greatest art forms. In 1827 Claude Niepce took the first ever recorded photograph. And after that day an evolution started a whole new industry. The film industry, and when I was at the age of four that was the type of career I was working in....   [tags: career, sacrifice, talent, education]

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Sarah Bernhardt: The Most Famous Actress

- Have you ever wondered how certain people become so famous. Do you know their culture or where they come from. Perhaps, you had never even thought about it for a moment, but everyone that is famous and not famous all have certain life events that lead them to where they are now. Just like Leonardo Dicaprio and everyone else, Sarah Bernhardt, the most famous French actress had many life events as a child through growing up that led her to become an actress. Sarah Bernhardt was born in October of 1844 and died in March of 1923....   [tags: notorious stage and early film actresses]

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Cricket, Famous Sport Around the World

- There are lots of different sticks and ball sports played around the world, but Cricket and Baseball are two that are well known and widely spread. Baseball is played in U.S., Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Panama, Dominican Republic, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Holland, and Italy. Cricket is famous in England and former British colonies. People in U.S.A. hardly know anything about cricket and most of the people have not even heard about cricket except that they know the insect “cricket.” Cricket is a very famous sport around the world and its origin dates back to the 16th century ("Baseball vs Cricket")....   [tags: Sports, England, America, Culture]

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Why People Become Corrupt: Conformity, Obedience and the Power of Situation

- How do nice people become corrupted. Sometimes people may engage in corrupt activity because others around them are doing so. Those people may find it difficult to take a stand against the corrupt behavior even though they know it is wrong. Although every situation is unique, ordinary people can find themselves in situations where they are committing fraudulent crimes unbeknownst to themselves. Other times, people may find themselves in a different situation of committing crimes because a person of authority has asked them to participate in illegal activity....   [tags: Why People Become Corrupt]

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Civil Disobedience in Famous Literature

- Civil Disobedience in Famous Literature A society or a people cannot let a government lead them blindly. With misrepresentation comes a whole new form of unjustness. The strong are the ones who do not give into demands placed upon them if they do not agree; those who refuse to conform to society; those who stick to their beliefs, no matter the cost. In many cases, those people are the ones who practice civil disobedience. Martin Luther King, Henry Thoreau, Socrates… All advocated that they should not be denied their freedom, and all were considered disobedient....   [tags: Plato Socrates Philosophy Literature Essays]

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I Am Famous, Therefore I Am

- “Far from empowering the viewer – much less the contestant – what these [reality] shows ultimately accomplish is the act of dehumanizing society so that the lowest common denominator is held up as the greatest possible accomplishment” (Sexton). While Timothy Sexton's scathing comments about reality television may be a bit extreme, they are based on commonly held beliefs that reality television is abominable and will be (or is already becoming) the downfall of our society as a whole. Reality television may not be the most intellectual form of entertainment available, but I believe that the shift in societal norms from idol-worship to self-promotion has created an environment in which reali...   [tags: Celebrities ]

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Examples of Famous Women Who Have Changed Society

- Introduction How Women Have Changed Society Women over the years have changed society, from marilyn monroe, to eva peron, to anne frank, these women have changed the way people thought about education, rights, and the working community. Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe was an actress,model,and inspiration to girls everywhere. she was born in 1926 and passed away in 1962. Marilyn Monroe was a successful women, in 1946 was a pivotal year for Marilyn, she divorced her young husband and changed her name from the boring Norma Baker to the more glamorous Marilyn Monroe (after her grandma)....   [tags: Success, Inspiration]

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Almost Famous: Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll

- “I’m a golden god,” Russell Hammond shouts from a roof top as he is about to jump off into a pool from a bad acid trip. The iconic rock-n-roll scene of inflated egos and strung out rock stars. However, this is a rare occurrence in Almost Famous. It is a story of a boy, William Miller (Patrick Fugit), becoming a man while learning about the rock-n-roll culture with his only true friend, his tape recorder. William, age fifteen, is traveling with the band Stillwater to interview them for a Rolling Stone article, along the way he has many interesting experiences....   [tags: Film Review, argumentative, persuasive]

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Hamlets famous soliloquy

- Hamlet says, “To be, or not to be – that is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune Or to take arms against a sea of troubles And by opposing them”. These lines are the opening to one of Hamlet’s soliloquies. In fact, these lines are possibly the most famous lines in English literature, but do people know what Hamlet meant by these lines. Hamlet is more than just contemplating suicide, he is also thinking about death and how to combat his pain....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Steinbeck 's ' The Rich And Famous '

- ... It was later found that Daisy was the one that hit Myrtle with her car which resulted in the death of Myrtle. It is ironic that Daisy was the one that killed her, since Myrtle was having an affair with her husband, Tom. This shows how the desire for a luxurious life and having the American dream, only caused destruction in this novel and destroyed someone life. The hope for happiness is something that Daisy hoped to have, but by finding out she married the wrong man changed who she is and her over outlook on life....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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The Rights and Responsibilities of the Famous

- Celebrities have many of today's youth watching them, and young people are turning to their idols for judgement on what's right and wrong. Because of the First Amendment, the famous, along with everyone else, have the right to say and do what they want within legal limits, and follow whatever religion they choose. The press also have the right to write and report about celebrities. However, the famous also have the responsibility to be mindful of who is looking up to them and following their every move....   [tags: Celebrities, First Amendment, Constitution]

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The Rights and Responsibilities of the Famous

- Celebrities have many of today's youth watching them, and kids are turning to their idols for judgement on what's right and wrong. Because of the First Amendment, the famous, along with everyone else, have the right to say and do what they want within legal limits, and follow whatever religion they choose. However, celebrities also have the responsibility to be mindful of who is looking up to them and following their every move. They are often thrust into the position of role model before they are ready....   [tags: celebrities, idols, first amendment]

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The History of Famous Space Films

- ... Furthermore, there are beings called Selenites that inhabit the moon. Le Voyage Dans La Lune is a fantastic example of a science fiction film that is not quite scientifically accurate. However, it is an excellent piece of film work for the time and also because the short, primitive science fiction film envisioned things that happen in real space travel long before the actual moon landing event occurred many years after the film was produced.. The famous Star Wars franchised space opera films are probably the most widely known space film in the history of famous space films....   [tags: star wars, science fiction]

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Achievement: Just the Rich and Famous?

- In life it is important for one to have goals and standards. Without these, our potential cannot be reached. Bill Gates is one of the most richest people in the world. He is one of the most successful people in the world from achieving. Achievement is important in everyday life because it helps us throughout life, determining our future. According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, achievement is defined as something that is accomplished successfully (Merriam-Webster the Online Dictionary)....   [tags: Achievement, fame, ]

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Why was Harry Houdini Famous

- Harry Houdini was famous because of his outstanding use as a magician. Harry had created and performed magic tricks that were new and still not yet proven possible to mankind. One of Harry’s tricks were the straight jacket escape, but that trick was just a starter. Before each show, he would have his feet shackled and he would be raised in the air and he then would get out of the straight jacket. When he performed this thousands of people would gather around, he has had crowds of 30-50 thousand showing up before his show....   [tags: straitjacket escape, magician, magic tricks]

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Charles Schultz: A Famous Cartoonist

- Eight-teen thousand comics in 50 years sounds crazy and impossible, Right. Wrong, it’s not impossible it has been done before by a guy named Charles Monroe Schultz. Making Comics has been his dream and goal ever since he was a little kid. Charles Schultz was the son of Carl and Dena Schultz. He was born November 26, of 1922 in St. Paul Minnesota. Charles was not known by his real name he was commonly known by ‘Sparky” He was nicknamed that because one of his favorite comic strip characters Spark Plug....   [tags: artists, drawings, Peanuts]

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Why Is Haydn Famous?

- ABSRACT Franz Joseph Haydn, a famous man who left behind an even more famous legacy. One may ask, “Why is Haydn famous?” There are several reasons he is well-known in the musical world. He is known as a brilliant composer whose marks on classical music can still be seen today. Another reason he is famous is that he was another famous composer and pianist’s teacher, Beethoven. Haydn’s compositions are truly one of a kind, due to him not being allowed to gain outside influence while writing for a royal family....   [tags: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven]

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Famous for My Ugliness

- Famous for my Ugliness -Zahra Phew. I escaped from my barn. Now these nasty animals are no longer going to tease me for my dull feathers.Being born as a ugliest duck is curse,going through the bullying and fear. Now I am alone in my sidewalk all by myself confidently because there no one to bully me.Wait,I can hear the big footsteps thumping behind my back,there is the one. I look back and it is a human woman with a backpack staring at my eyes. “This is a strange bird,I never seen anything like that before!” says she....   [tags: short story]

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Sharon Creech Is Most Famous For Writing Young Adult Fiction Novels

- ... Phoebe was afraid that her mother was taken by a serial killer. When Phoebe’s mother finally returned, she had a new haircut and had returned with a her long-lost son. As young-adult fiction being the genre of this story, it shows a young teen becoming of age or growing mature. Since Sal grows more mature during this story, she shows that even at a young age, life lessons can still be taught and learned. You may say this because Sal is learning how to handle the real world. Sal is proud of herself because if she would not have went on the quest to find her mother, she would not have discovered who she really is....   [tags: Family, Fiction, Young adult, Young adult]

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Famous Japanese Gardens

- Japanese garden has a very appealing aesthetic importance due to continuous change in various seasons. These gardens always maintain the stillness of air and peace, even though they are changing externally in every season. Following are some of the famous Japanese gardens all over world: • Ryoan-ji Temple in Kyoto: It is a famous Zen garden style and one of the most popular dry-landscape designs. It is believed to be the unique masterpiece in the culture of Japanese gardens. This garden is comprised of low walls, rock seats arranged on white gravel bed....   [tags: Gardening]

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Dubai: The New Destination For the Rich and Famous

- Dubai the new destination for the rich and famous. Arabs who made millions of dollars have invested their fortune into a new city to put them on the map. But, with the hard economic climate, is Dubai necessary in the current economy of the world. Dubai’s extreme projects and buildings are unnecessary and serves little to no purpose. Dubai has spent billions of dollar in construction projects. When these are funded by the government and the investments are failures, the government becomes unstable....   [tags: Dubai]

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The Most Famous Genocide, And The Longest Genocide

- ... Some historians consider the day the Mayflower hit the shore of Massachusetts to be the beginning of it. It ended in 1924 with the Indian Citizenship Act, but it reached its height in the 17th century, mainly when westward expansion had started and the amount of settlers traveling west was quickly growing. (United to End Genocide) Several million Natives had already been wiped out by early settlers, giving them smallpox-infected blankets and letting the disease spread throughout tribes who had no medicinal skill to combat the disease....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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A Journey in Time for Three Famous Authors

- Some may call it magic, others will. But how three writers from the sixteenth century came out of a bright flash in lower manhattan in the middle of the day no one will know. How the writers described it was a lightning storm and a bright flash brought them to this time period. traveling through centuries of history in only a few mere seconds. Seeing the world through the eyes of someone that came from such a distant time is something out of the ordinary. Like Dorothy coming out of the house into Oz with full color....   [tags: authors, history, memories]

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Famous Actions of Martin Luther King

- Most people know martin Luther King for his “dream speech”, that isn’t the only thing that made him famous though. Martin Luther king was a key factor in the civil rights movement with all of his non-violent protests. From his sit inns, marches, letters, and speeches to even his death, the civil rights movement wouldn’t have gotten as far as it did without him. As one of the nonviolent protests, marching was a great way to recognize a problem in the community. The march on Washington (1963) was organized to protest for jobs and freedom....   [tags: dream speech, civil rights movement]

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William Shakespeare: Analysis of the Famous Playwright

- ... Shakespeare eventually became the chief dramatist of Lord Chamberlain’s Men and the popularity of their performances rose to reflect their success. Lord Chamberlain’s Men became a favorite among theater companies, even as so to the oh so influential Queen Elizabeth. The Chamberlain’s Men eventually finished construction of the Globe Theater in 1599 in order to perform their plays to the middle-class public. (Shmoop Editorial Team). The Globe Theater, made of timber, was the source of a good amount of Shakespeare’s holding in profit....   [tags: notorious Elizabethan authors]

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The Famous Innovative Designer Of All Time

- ... Just look at that couple in black. They may look dispassionate because of their black clothing, but the mood sensing floor is able to show their inner passion and love for one another. The stranger in a white shirt walking behind them, however, does not feel the same way because he doesn’t have a partner resulting in a sense of loneliness. The passionate red color of the couple then shifted to yellow that might be symbolizing illness or loneliness. The floor granted humans with shortcut to communicate with each other, because we no longer have to guess what another person thinks and having to risk the eruption of a potential conflict resulting from lack of understanding or sympathy....   [tags: Light, Sun, Innovation, Environmentalism]

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Reasons Why was Jesse James Famous

- My historical figure is Jesse James. Jesse is from the Old Western time period. Jesse is a notorious bank robber. He is viewed by many as the American Robin Hood. There are few who don’t know his name. He is arguably the most known and influential criminal known to Old Western American history. September 5, 1847, in Kearney, Missouri marked the birth of Jesse James. Jesse was brought up by a very renowned farming family. He and his brother Frank received a great education. His father, Robert James, ironically a baptist reverend, and his mother Zerelda Cole James....   [tags: american robin hood, jesse james, bank robber]

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Homer: The Most Famous Greek Poet

- Whether Homer was real or not, a group of people, a boy or a girl; one thing we are sure of is that “Homer” wrote two of the best epic poems. The Iliad, which was based on the tenth year of the Trojan War and the Odyssey, which was about a guy named Odysseus who goes on many adventures as he tried to get home to his son and his wife. From what we know Homer was the most famous of all Greek poets because of his written works, his legendary history, and his influential work. “Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, utters another.” This inspiring quote came from one of Homers epic poems, The Iliad....   [tags: Illiad, Oddysseus, Poems]

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Famous Native American Chiefs: Cochise

- Cochise was one of the most famous of all the Native American chiefs during the 1800s. He was famous at first because he was seen as an honest and peaceful man. He lived at peace with anyone who came into the area where he lived. Cochise became famous later though because he held out against the United States army and would not surrender until he felt he had no other choice. . When he finally did surrender, it was because most of his people had been killed already and he wanted to save the lives of those that remained....   [tags: patriotism, apache nation, land]

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Famous Women Pilot: Amelia Earhart

- Amelia Earhart is one of the most famous women pilots in our history. Her childhood wasn’t the best out of everyone’s, but she used flying as a distraction. Amelia attempted to do things that no one else would attempt and she was the first women to break many records and fly to different places. Amelia was the first woman to attempt to fly around the world even though if it meant risking her life. She changed what women pilots could do and she encouraged them to fly and become pilots. It is still a mystery till today about her disappearance....   [tags: Female Pilot, Biography]

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The Naacp ( Niagara Association For The Advancement Of Colored People

- ... At the time it was hard for the African American to even be in the same place as the African American, look at Martin Luther King he have a white friend, but his parents didn’t allow him to hang with them because color of his skin. NAACP is not radical they just want the same thing as every other African American want just some respect and acceptance. As of today they still around and still helping the black community the best they can. 6. The 3 works that produced the Harlem Renaissance is music, writers and sports....   [tags: Black people, African American, Negro]

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Jay Chou and his Chinese Pop Style

- ... Jay coordinates Chinese classic folk music into his Chinese style music, displaying a romantic perception. Far more than it, his use of major scale shows the simulation of Chinese style doesn’t require the pentatonic scale restrictively. But people believe his professional musical skill and the understanding of Chinese folk music are two important facts that contribute to his creative Chinese pop music style, or what is called Chou style. Although Jay is not the first musician to use Chinese traditional instruments in the pop style music, he combines Chinese instruments, such as zheng and pipa, with western piano and violin harmoniously, in some of his works....   [tags: famous Taiwanese musician]

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The Life of William Butler Yeats

- ... In 1884, William Yeats joined the Metropolitan School of Art, which is also known as the National College of Art and Design, and studying art till 1886. At this point it became his priority part of his education was meeting other artist and poets. (4) During this time as a young man, he wrote his first individual piece, a poem representing a magician. Since then he started writing poems on various themes and plays. His initial works were greatly influenced with the creations of great poet P.B....   [tags: famous Irish poet]

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Studying Renaissance through Its Art

- ... The Greek, Roman mythologies, and the philosophies that were served in the inspiration material for the new wave of artistic creations in the European continent, it was known as the “humanism” that made mankind believe that they are capable in the earthly perfection that is in the beyond that no one has ever imagined before. The economy during the Renaissance was a very price able period that allowed people to sell their own products on the streets and make their own profits. The tools that had developed in the Middle Ages for the exploration is used during the Renaissance period (Wilde)....   [tags: paintings, famous, economy]

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The Baroque Period and Famous Composers

- The Baroque Period and Famous Composers The baroque period was characterized by a heroic, dramatic and emotional theme. With well know names like Rembrant, Bach, Pennini, Caravaggio, Bernini, Tintoretto, Velasques, Poussin, Handel, and Rubens, the period produced many popular pieces of music and art. The art of the period was filled with movement, light versus shadow, and the use of the whole surface. The composers incorporated new ideas into their music such as different major and minor scales, the use of the violin, a regular rhythm, a melody that was hard to sing to, terrace dynamics, the basso continuo, and instrumental music was now considered as good as vocal music....   [tags: Papers]

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A Renaissance Genius: Rembrandt

- The Museum of London is announcing that it will soon be welcoming a new exhibit painted by Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn. The exhibit will be entitled “A Renaissance Genius: Rembrandt”. As for why this artist was chosen, the answer is very simple, it is because he is popular, for the historical value of the exhibit, and for the variety in his diversity of works, all those things are going to attract people to see the display. The following paragraphs are going to explain what is Rembrandt famous for, the world during the renaissance, and in what the different subject matters enhance the quality of the display....   [tags: famous, renaissance, paintings]

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Strategies to coach a football team and strategies that famous coaches have used to be a successful coach.

- In all of the years that the game of pro football has been played there have only been twenty-two coaches that have made it into the hall of fame which means that they have done a significant amount of work in the coaching industry and made a huge impact on the game (Positions). The strategies that they have used to be such a great coach must have been incredibly good. A lot of people wonder what the strategies to coach a football team and strategies that famous coaches have used to be a successful coach are....   [tags: sports, lombardi, NFL]

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Corruption In Famous Last Word

- War is a horrific experience made worse by those who try to control it for their own advantage. In Famous Last Words, Timothy Findley creates a world of intrigue as he describes the tales of conspiracy and corruption for world domination. That made World War II far worse than it otherwise would have been. This is shown through the relationships of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and Benito Mussolini. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor are prominent people in society, who want more power....   [tags: Corruption Essays]

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Ashoka: The Most Famous King of the Mauryan Empire

- Religion in the world today serves as a unifying force to help people unite and come together. One such example of how religion unifies a society is through Ashoka and his unification of the Mauryan Empire through Buddhism. Although the Mauryan dynasty was founded by Chandragupta Maurya in 320 BC, the most famous king of the Mauryan empire was Ashoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya. After he fought a brutal war and conquered Kalinga, which left over 100,000 dead, he had a revelation and converted to Buddhism (Violatti, “Ashoka”)....   [tags: religion, buddhism, missionaires]

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The Famous British Broadcaster And Talk Show Host

- The famous British broadcaster and talk show host, David Frost, is considered to be one of the most influential journalists in history. Frost grew up in Tenterden, England where he originally studied to become a preacher. He did not complete his pastoral studies but instead attended Gonville & Caius College at the University of Cambridge. During his time at Cambridge, Frost was the editor of the student newspaper and the literary magazine. He was a member of the Footlights Drama Society and played both football and cricket....   [tags: President of the United States, Richard Nixon]

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Louis Pasteur, The Most Famous French Chemist

-   Louis Pasteur, the most famous French chemist in the world, was born on December 27, 1822 and passed away on September 28,1895. He said: “There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it”, which showed his ideal method for science. In this quote, he admitted that theoretical science and applied science have to go together and his whole scientific life went on this way....   [tags: Biography, France, Milk, Pasteurization]

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Jack the Ripper: The Most Famous Killer in History

- Jack the Ripper is perhaps the most famous serial murder case in the world. Even after over one hundred, twenty years, the case is widely talked about, speculated about, and mulled over (Jones, Jack the Ripper 1888). A lot of the intrigue over the case lies in the fact that it is, to this day, unsolved. Questions still remain over the case. What was Jack the Ripper’s real identity. What was the actual number of victims. The known murders attributed to Jack the Ripper took place between August 7, 1888 and November 10, 1888 (Jack the Ripper Biography)....   [tags: History, Crime]

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Biography of Malcolm X: A Famous Civil Rights Activist

- Malcolm X Malcolm Little, Aka Malcolm X, was a famous civil rights movement activist. He had a hard childhood. He was picked on due to the light color of his skin by peers and family members. He grew up poor and spent years of his life committing crimes and ended up in prison. Malcolm X found Islam in prison, and developed different philosophies which came from his childhood experiences. Malcolm X eventually found peace, and unfortunately was killed after he began to make a positive difference....   [tags: peace, muslim mosque inc, africa]

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Son House : A Famous American Blues Singer And Guitarist

- ... He married Carrie Martin who was known as a farm girl. Once they got married they moved to a farm town in Louisiana to try and take care of Carrie’s father’s farm. However, after a few years later, he left Carrie and referred to her as nothing but a New Orleans whore. This was a rough time for Son House because as this was going on with Carrie his mother passed away. This remained a tough time for him for a few years until 1927, when he found himself. In 1927 House had a major change of heart and decided to say bye to religion and hello to art....   [tags: Blues, Guitar, Slide guitar, Muddy Waters]

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A Religion That Worships The Famous Singer Beyonce Knowles

- ... There are many different denominations of Christianity and some rituals are different and vary from one another. One very popular ritual is baptism. Baptism is a ceremonial immersion in water, or application of water, as an initiatory rite or sacrament of the Christian church. A baptism symbolizes washing your old man and becoming new and clear from sin. Another ritual of Christianity is taking communion. As I stated earlier, each denomination is different and everyone does this differently....   [tags: Christianity, Religion, Islam, Jesus]

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Australia: A Bit of History, Culture and Famous Actors

- Australia Since I am interested in Australia, I decided to find out a little more about it. One of the first things I would like to find out is basic information about the country. Another thing I would like to find out is what happened in Australia’s history. Furthermore, it would also be interesting to learn about the country’s current leader. Information about the capital city is another thing that I want to discover about Australia. In addition, I would like to find out about popular attractions that are located in Australia....   [tags: Hugh Jackman, government]

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B.F. Skinner and His Three Famous Ideas in Psychology

- B.F. Skinner has been known as one of the most influential psychologists to date. Not only did his popularity grow because of his writings and ideas, but many other psychologists use his ideas in their writings as well (O’Donohue, Ferguson, 2001). Countless psychologists were interested in Skinners theories and ideas, which is why he is so popular still today. Skinner had many ideas in the world of psychology, but what most famous for his ideas of radical behaviorism, operant conditioning, and positive and negative reinforcement....   [tags: behaviorism, conditioning, reinforcement]

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The Most Famous Vampire: Dracula Written by Bram Stoker

- The vampire is probably the only creature of which this many different myths have been written. However, there is not a clear source that states where these myths have originated from. Over the years many myths have disappeared but the ones that are still discussed today often originated in early Romania, Serbia and Hungary. One of the biggest myths is the one where someone who has been bitten by a vampire becomes a vampire themselves. However there are some variations to this myth, some say that if a pregnant woman only looks at a vampire she would give birth to a vampire or if your baby was born with the amniotic sac still intact the mother were to become a vampire when she was about to di...   [tags: bite, habits]

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Case Synthesis - Societe Generale a French Famous Bank

- A. Basic Empirical Facts of the Problem Societe Generale (SG), a French famous investment bank, has suffered an unprecedented loss of 4.9 billion Euros in 2008 due to a trader, Jérôme Kerviel (JK). He was accused of making unauthorized trade and using the fake portfolio to hedge the risks of securities. This provoked a heated debate concerning the ethical issues in this scandal. Before proceeding to the investigation of ethical problems, the definition of business ethics will be reviewed in advance....   [tags: ethical issues, corruption]

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Edward Manet's Famous Piece, Luncheon on the Grass

- Edward Manet, the French impressionist artists, is considered the father of the modern art. Manet was an influential figure for later impressionists. He updated old master themes and painted contemporary scenes with edge. He painted everyday scene, he painted for his own satisfaction. Manet used revolutionary subject matter to mock the Academic art. He broke the rules for painting historical contexts/convention art in order to free the artists. Manet’s style and techniques has been shocked the public and critics....   [tags: nature, nude, prostitution]

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Famous Children's Book Author Theodor Suess Geisel

- Theodor Suess Geisel, also known as Dr. Suess, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in March of 1904. Suess was his mothers name, where his pen name Dr. Suess came from, and “Dr.” came from his fathers unfulfilled hopes that Theodor would some day have his doctorate. Dr. Suess was a famous American writer and cartoonist best known for his children’s books. Author of 46 books started off his career with a book called And to Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street. In 1936 Suess sailed to Europe and the rhythm of this children’s book was influenced by the ships engine....   [tags: Theodor Suess Geisel, Dr. Suess, ]

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Famous All Over Town By Danny Santiago

- ... A point the author reaches and which is very interesting from a social point of view is about the manner in which education influences the becoming of individuals. Here the key part is played by the parents who raise their children teaching them that they live in a world in which ideals are possible. As children grow up they are forced to face a reality which is different from that they were taught about. The image of society which the white community projects, communicates and promotes is very different from the every day reality that the children living in the barrio must deal with....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Truth, Novel]

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Mystery Cases Solved by Famous Sherlock Holmes

- Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous detective. The books are written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. There are four long stories and 56 short stories. ‘A Study in Scarlet’ is the first Sherlock Holmes story. Sherlock Holmes makes his first his appearance in this book and uses his skills to solve murder case. This book is first published in 1887. A Study in Scarlet is a long story book. The mystery presents in this book is a murder mystery and the murder occurs in an empty house. A victim is a well-dressed gentleman....   [tags: detective, mystery, investigation]

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My Famous Person Paper Mother Teresa

- Mother Teresa I choose for my famous person paper Mother Teresa, the reasons are quite humble. It is a known fact that here in the US we take so much for granite, we are never satisfied with what we have or have been given. In addition, our success is measured by how much money, possession we have. This brings me to Mother Teresa, born “Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu on August 27, 1910 in a Macedonian town of Skopje. To a middle class business family. Her parents baptized Agnes as a Christian. She was the youngest of the three....   [tags: Mother Teresa, Missionaries of Charity]

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Patrick Henry's Famous Speech

- Patrick Henry's Famous Speech 'Give me liberty or give me death.' These famous words were uttered by Patrick Henry on March 23, 1775, as a conclusion to his speech delivered to the Virginia House of Burgesses. Within his speech, he uses the three rhetorical appeals (ethos, logos, and pathos) to convey a feeling of urgency toward the changes occurring in policy within the Americas implemented by the British government. He cleverly uses these appeals to disrupt the paradigm that Great Britain is going to let the American people have any liberty....   [tags: History Patrick Henry Essays]

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Poor Treatment of People With Disabilities

- People With Disabilities There are many people in our world that have some type of disability. I bet if I asked each and everyone of you, you would say you know at least 2 or 3 people with some kind of disability. However, if you really think about it you probably know a lot more than that. Some people are born with a disability and others get them later in life. I think that disabled people should be treated fairly. They are just trying to live their life. Besides their disabilities, they are just like us and some people don’t realize that....   [tags: judging, uncomfortable, feelings]

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Inequality within People with Disabilities

- “Attacking people with disabilities is the lowest display of power I can think of” - (Morgan Freeman). Their are people in life who deal with things that they particularly don't get to chose if they wanna deal with it or not. These people are considered disabled people and struggle with a physical or mental defect that affects their whole life. These people get treated like they are not the same and get excluded from society, all because they are a little different than most people. People with severe physical disabilities are like anyone else, should get the same chances, and financial help that everybody should get....   [tags: physical disabilities, disabilities]

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African American Film Industry : African Americans Are Thugs And People That Do Not Work

- ... The NAACP thought that the violence shown in the film would bring anger towards the black society and cause riots and arguments. Even though the effort to get the film banned was not successful, this event sparked one of the first movements regarding racial stereotyping within African Americans in film making. This helped the blacks to find a voice in filmmaking from then on. Black filmmakers began to become more popular from this point after the movement of blacks in film. Between 1910 and 1940 Oscar Micheaux, a black filmmaker, began making films and they took off....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race, Negro]

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The Image Of Homeless People

- The Image of Homeless People in America “Hey, look it’s the Grouch!”, uttered from a child on the “Sesame Street” children’s program (The Grouch, “Sesame Street”). This character, the Grouch, is green and smelly that lives in a garbage can on the side of the road. Many viewers see the Grouch as a homeless individual on Sesame Street. On the show, this character has an ill nature and seems to be upset at everyone (The Grouch, “Sesame Street”). Many of the characters on the show criticize the Grouch for his rude behavior and some avoid him due to fear....   [tags: Homelessness, Homelessness in the United States]

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The Vikings People and Monasteries

- The Vikings were people that raided many towns and monasteries for silver and other precious items. They mostly raided monasteries because they were the places with the most silver and expensive items. The Vikings were at first mysterious worriers and them became well known. So where did these mysterious warriors come from. They came from a place called Scandinavia. Scandinavia was built up of multiple countries like Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. The word Viking means sea-raiders in scandinavian and they didn’t actually wear horns on their head, their helmet was round....   [tags: silver, precious items, fearless]

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Fame is a Dangerous Drug and Should be Kept out of Reach of Children

- “Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.” These are the words of Benjamin Haydon, a painter in the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s. Although his ideas could be rendered outdated, it is this quote that stands out even among today’s standards of ethical code and morality. Another quote that stands out is from the book entitled Growing Up On the Set, “fame is a dangerous drug and should be kept out of reach of children.” These words were spoken by former child actor, and current writer, Paul Peterson....   [tags: fame, famous kids, child stars]

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