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Richard Henry Lee
Number of words: 696 - Number of pages: 3

.... Lee voted against the ratification of the Constitution. The first main reason why opposed the Constitution was because he felt that the Constitution would “rob the states of their sovereignty”. With the Constitution giving so much power to the central government, the states would eventually lose their own power and the federal government would take over. This meant that the federal government would ultimately control over all the land within its borders. This, Henry Lee felt, would be impossible for a central government to do. It is written in a letter fr .....

Auguste Rodin
Number of words: 879 - Number of pages: 4

.... his time at the Louver where he met Antoine Louis Barye. After his three refusals of admission to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts the eighteen-year-old Rodin worked as a craftsman and jewelry maker as well as at other odd jobs. His beloved sister died in 1862, which shook Rodin greatly, and he entered the Fathers of the Saint-Sacrament. It was there that he created his second sculpture, a bust of father Piere-Julien Eynard, his first bust being that of his own father. After two years Rodin realized that religion was not his vocation and left to continue working as a .....

Galileo Galilei
Number of words: 1410 - Number of pages: 6

.... (3:1) “First of all, the theory which virtually everyone accepted at the time was the traditional theory of Aristotle, who believed that heavier objects fall more quickly than lighter ones.” (4:2) In order to prove Aristotle wrong, Galileo would perform an experiment. “It was at Pisa, of course, that the famous leaning tower might well have suggested Galileo's most famous experiment.” (4:1) “What the leaning tower of Pisa type of experiment demonstrates, when actually performed, is that Aristotle was wrong, and that no matter what the difference in weight, two .....

Richard Linklater: Man Of Youth
Number of words: 500 - Number of pages: 2

.... and explosions to the getaways for the robberies. The music in all Richard Linklater's films is what I noticed the most. He takes period music and uses it to raise the scene to another level. In the cases of The Newton Boys all new music was written for this film set during Prohibition. With the music in Dazed and Confused it is able to make me excited about them going to the party in the woods. The music is able to complete the cruise scenes. Suburbia had a music star come back to the town to change the lives of everyone. His musical influence was impo .....

Roy Jones Jr.
Number of words: 497 - Number of pages: 2

.... taught him the fundamentals of boxing. Soon they got interested and a boxing club was formed. Roy Sr. used his own money to buy boxing equipment and at one point sold the family’s tractor to finance the boxing club. This wasn’t enough though because he had to ask others that he knew for money to take the kids to boxing tournaments in neighboring states. The only form of transportation was an old rickety van, which doors were held with metal wire. By the time Roy was 19 he had a amatuer record of 106-4 and became the yungest member of the 1988 U. .....

Jonathan Edwards
Number of words: 978 - Number of pages: 4

.... was thirteen and decided that he liked her calmness and strong religious beliefs. They had a daughter, Esther, who died in 1755 when she was only twenty-three. Her son, Aaron Burr, became the Vice President of the United States. Edward was a strong willed pastor. His presence and brilliant sermons helped to bring about the religious revival known as the "Great Awakening". He drew such graphic pictures of the hell awaiting them that the people began to frantically prepare for the conversion experience by which they would be "born again". Edwards first pub .....

Pete Rose
Number of words: 2670 - Number of pages: 10

.... all until about 10 minutes before the game. It hit him that he was now starting for the Cincinnati Reds, when not more than a year ago he thought football was his life. He walked in his first at bat, on 4 straight pitches. He said it wasn't because of nerves though, he just didn't want to swing. He got his first hit in the majors three games later, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pete played with the Cincinnati Reds from 1963 to 1978, and then he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. He played in Philly from 1979 to 1983, and then he went to the Mont .....

Nikita Sergeyevich
Number of words: 667 - Number of pages: 3

.... formal training in Marxism at a Technical College. After graduation he was appointed to a political post in Ukraine, where Lazar Kaganovich, a protege of Joseph Stalin, was head of the Communist Party. Khrushchev joined Kaganovich in supporting Stalin in his power struggles against Leon Trotsky and Nikolai Bukharin. With Stalin's success, Khrushchev's career soared. In the 1930s Khrushchev was promoted from one political position to the next, until finally, in 1935, he became second in command of the Moscow Communist Party. In Moscow, Khrushchev oversaw construct .....

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