Category: Famous People

Rockefeller term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>John Davison Rockefeller (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was the guiding force behind</p> <p>the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate</p> <p>the oil industry and became one of the first big trusts in the United States, thus</p> <p>engendering much controversy and opposition regarding its business practices and form</p> <p>of organization. Rockefeller also was one of the first major…

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<p>Alfred Stieglitz was an influential photographer who spent his life fighting for</p> <p>the recognition of photography as a valid art form. He was a pioneering</p> <p>photographer, editor and gallery owner who played pivotal role in defining</p> <p>and shaping modernism in the United States. (Lowe 23). He took pictures</p> <p>in a time when photography was considered as only a scientific curiosity and</p> <p>not an art. As…

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Dr. Seuss term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Theodore Seuss Geisel was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1904. Adopted before he started publishing his books, the pseudonym, Dr. Seuss, was used by Geisel in many of his works. Dr. Seuss lived until 1991 when he died from throat cancer in LaJolla, California. Geisel married to Helen Palmer Geisel, a friend whom he met in his graduate studies at Oxford University. After Helen s…

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H.G. Wells term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>H.G. Wells writings were influenced by things such as Darwinism, the first World War,</p> <p>and involved extensive predictions, futuristic inventions, and humor.</p> <p>Herbert George Wells was born in Bromely, Kent, England in 1866. His father</p> <p>was a shopkeeper, and his mother was a house keeper. While Wells attended Morley's</p> <p>School in Bromely, most of his education came from reading. In 1874 Wells started</p> <p>reading lot's…

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<p>LEONARD BERNSTEIN Leonard Bernstein was born in Lawrenceville, Massachusettes on August 25, 1918. He was the first born child of Samuel and Jennie Bernstein, who lived in Boston, but had gone to Lawrenceville to visit some relatives. Bernstein s parents had little knowledge of, or interest in classical music. The only records Leonard remembers hearing on his family phonograph when he was a child were…

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Roddy Doyle term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Roddy Doyle is an amazing writer and is seen by his friends as a studious-looking and down-to-earth kind of guy. He is one of the new breed of young Irish artists who came of age in the 1960 s and 1970 s.</p> <p>Roddy Doyle was born in May of 1958 in the northern Dublin suburb of Kilbarrack, Ireland. From Roddy Doyle s point of view,…

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Allen Sapp term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Allen Sapp</p> <p>Allen Sapp is a famous Indian artist. He was born in 1928 on the Red Pheasant Reserve near Battleford, Saskatchewan. He was raised and cared for by his grandmother, Maggie Soonias because his mother died of tuberculosis. He was a sickly child who was often picked on by other children. He took great pleasure in painting and drawing, beginning at age eight.</p> <p>Sapp…

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<p>Early Life</p> <p>Despite his enduring fame, very little was known about the personal life of Marco Polo. It is known that he was born into a leading Venetian family of merchants. He also lived during a propitious time in world history, when the height of Venice s influence as a city-state coincided with the greatest extent of Mongol conquest of Asia(Li Man Kin 9). Ruled…

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<p>Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98-1543)</p> <p>During the end of the fifteenth century and at the beginning of the sixteenth century lived one of the greatest portrait artists of all time. His name is Hans Holbein and was part of what is called the Northern Renaissance. He was born into a family of artists with his father, uncle, and older brother all artists. Hans Holbein is…

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<p>Fest, Joachim. Hitler. New York: Harcourt Brace</p> <p>Jovanovich, Inc., 1974</p> <p>Adolf Hitler was one of the most celebrated yet</p> <p>feared man of his time. Hailed for his</p> <p>accomplishments, Hitler ultimately uplifted Germany to</p> <p>its highest realm. Hitler, however, in the eyes of</p> <p>others was the anti-Christ. Fest describes Hitler as a</p> <p>'builder and a wrecker; a creator and a destroyer.”</p> <p>Fest discovers Hitler's extraordinary complex</p>…

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