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1461 days

 Date: 09/21/15 08:39   in : Biographies 

Jakob The Rich During the Renaissance there were many advances, new ideas, and other things that helped create a time period in which we still study greatly today. One of the contributing factors of the Renaissance was the merchant and financier fields. There were quite a few families ...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/20/15 16:30   in : Biographies 

George Whythe George Wythe was born in 1726 near Yorktown, Virginia. His father was wealthy plantation owner and Wythe grew up in comfort and luxury. As a boy Wythe went to school but the knowledge he obtained was limited and superficial. Luckily for Wythe, his mother was very intelli...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/20/15 13:53   in : Biographies 

J.D. Salinger Isolated From Society. J.D. Salinger has a very unique personality and lifestyle. His novels are as unusual as one will ever see. His novel The Catcher in the Rye was and is a national success. A novel of a seventeen year old boy who doesn’t know his place in this off bal...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/20/15 12:01   in : Biographies 

Poe Many authors have made great contributions to the world of literature. Mark Twain introduced Americans to life on the Mississippi. Thomas Hardy wrote on his pessimistic views of the Victorian Age. Another author that influenced literature is Edgar Allan Poe. Poe is known as the father...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/20/15 08:43   in : Biographies 

Ghandi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in the town of Porbander in the state of what is now Gujarat on 2 October 1869. He had his schooling in nearby Rajkot, where his father served as the adviser or prime minister to the local ruler. Though India was then under British rule, over ...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/19/15 20:13   in : Biographies 

Malcolm X2 May 19, 1925 - Born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska 1940 - Drops out of school at age 15 1946 - Convicted of burglary and sent to prison 1949 - 1951 - Studies the Nation of Islam 1952 - Leaves prison, dedicates himself to Nation of Islam, changes name to Malcolm X D...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/19/15 19:27   in : Biographies 

Faulkner William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi on September 25, 1897 and then moved to Oxford, Mississippi with his family at the age of 5. Most of the novels written by William Faulkner take place in the area in which he himself was born and raised. He renames Oxford...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/19/15 17:42   in : Biographies 

Edgar Allan Poe: The Man Behind The Mystery Poe was born on January 19, 1809 to actors David and Elizabeth Arnold Poe. Orphaned at a young age, he was taken in and adopted by John and Frances Allan. At eighteen he published his first book of poetry. He attended the University of Virginia,...

 

1463 days

 Date: 09/18/15 18:51   in : Biographies 

The Faith That Substains Mary Rowlandson The Faith that Sustains Mary Rowlandson Mary Rowlandson's narrative expresses her feelings as a frightened young woman whom had been taken captive by Indians. She knows exactly who to turn to during this horrific act to provide her with protecti...

 

1463 days

 Date: 09/18/15 09:31   in : Biographies 

Robert Owen Robert Owen, the son of a saddler and ironmonger, became one of the most successful mill owners of the Industrial Revolution with a reputation as the producer of fine cotton. However, it was not as a successful and respected businessman that he left his mark on history, but a...

 

1464 days

 Date: 09/17/15 21:00   in : Biographies 

Facts Of Thomas Jefferson 1. Thomas Jefferson was born at Shadwell, his father’s Virginia plantation, April 13, 1743. (Brown, David xii 12) 2. Thomas Jefferson attends The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1760. (Brown, David xiii 13) 3. Thomas Jefferson started t...

 

1465 days

 Date: 09/17/15 07:06   in : Biographies 

George Etienne Cartier George Etienne Cartier was born in St.Antoine, Lower Canada in September 6 1814 in a wealthy family on the Chambly River in the country of Vercheres. George Etienne Cartier was one of the most powerful policians in his generation. George Etienne Cartier had three ...

 

1465 days

 Date: 09/17/15 00:57   in : Biographies 

Muhammad Ali Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. later known as Muhammad Ali, was a black boxer, and was proud of it. Many African Americans were ashamed of their color, but Ali was different. He was the first boxer to win the Heavyweight Championship 3 different times. He had a great personality ...

 

1465 days

 Date: 09/16/15 19:47   in : Biographies 

William Clinton William, or Bill, Jefferson Blythe III was born on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. He was named after his father, William Jefferson Blythe II, who had been killed in a car accident just three months before his son was born. Needing to find a way to su...

 

1466 days

 Date: 09/16/15 03:56   in : Biographies 

Neil Abercrombie Neil Abercrombie is a Democratic congressmen, who represents the first district of Honolulu, Hawaii in the House of Representatives. He have been involved in the political circuit since the 1970’s. This paper will give a brief Biography of Congressmen Abercrombie as well ...

 

1466 days

 Date: 09/15/15 22:48   in : Biographies 

Elizabeth Carey Elizabeth (Tanfield) Cary is an important literary figure worthy of study in the 21st century because she was a rebel with a cause for women’s rights, especially within marriage; because she became a rebel with a religious cause; and finally, because she was the first En...

 

1467 days

 Date: 09/15/15 08:36   in : Biographies 

Cathedral Cathedral by Raymond Carter is a story about a man (the narrator of the story), his wife, and her longtime friend Robert, who is blind. Robert is coming to visit the man’s wife. Robert’s wife, Beulah, had just recently died and he is visiting his dead wife’s relatives in Connect...

 

1468 days

 Date: 09/14/15 05:30   in : Biographies 

Drew Barrymore Woman of the year for Teen Magazine, Drew Barrymore had a future in acting before she was even born. Born in West Hollywood, California, Drew had a long line of relatives in the business. Acting Legends, as they were known as in Hollywood. But the only thing Drew really...

 

1468 days

 Date: 09/14/15 03:32   in : Biographies 

Tupac DOD: September 13, 1996 - Las Vegas, NV Music Groups: One Nation Emcees, Two From The Crew, Strictly Dope, Digital Underground, Thug Life, Outlaw Immortalz/Outlawz Aliases: MC New York, 2Pac, Makaveli (the don) Marital Status: Divorced (Keisha Morris) & Engaged (Kidida Jones) Tu...

 

1468 days

 Date: 09/14/15 00:52   in : Biographies 

Strom Thurmond Senator Strom Thurmond was the oldest and longest serving member of the United States Senate despite unpopular opinions. Ole’ Strom (McWhorter, Diane http://slate.msn.com/id/2085087) fought relentlessly, making history time and time again for what he believed best served t...

 

1469 days

 Date: 09/13/15 02:27   in : Biographies 

Malthus: Man Or Monster? Mass starvation. Hunger. Disease. Death. Misery. These are all outcomes foreseen by T. R. Malthus in his Essay on Population of 1798. The question remains whether these are true foretellings or merely pessimistic predictions. Thomas Robert Malthus was a ra...

 

1469 days

 Date: 09/12/15 08:53   in : Biographies 

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1470 days

 Date: 09/12/15 08:31   in : Biographies 

Mao Tse-Tung Chairman Mao Tse-tung was born on December 26th, 1893 during an empire that had ruled China for a millennium. As he grew older and became chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, his goal was to move China directly into the stage of communism through an extraordinary effort ...

 

1470 days

 Date: 09/11/15 22:16   in : Biographies 

Dorthy Day Dorothy Day was and still is an inspiration to many people. She devoted most her life to the community that she served, and to the poor and needy. Her movement for human dignity, prayer and works of mercy were uplifting to people who thought that no one cared for them. In g...

 

1471 days

 Date: 09/11/15 03:28   in : Biographies 

Milton Friedman One of the most distinguished and influential economist today is Milton Friedman. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on July 31, 1912. After attending public elementary and secondary schools he graduated from Rahway High School in 1928. Shortly after he received a sch...