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Number of words: 1468 - Number of pages: 6

.... n.p.). He made some songs and music videos with them that made it big on the Billboard charts. This really helped his popularity. He released a double CD with the songs on it and a lot of his own songs and sold millions of copies (u.a., n.t., n.p. letter code D) More people were influenced to buy his CD. People listened to the music and did what he said he did. So was influencing all of these people. was rich and famous now. He was showing off his own style now and didn't need his popular friends. This is the time that many people saw the real and loved him. .....

Aldous Huxley
Number of words: 962 - Number of pages: 4

.... of the transience of human happiness” and “he felt that heredity made each individual unique, and uniqueness of the individual was essential to freedom” (-Biography). From 1908 until 1913, Huxley studied at Eton College (Aldous (Leonard) Huxley). While at Eton, Huxley developed a condition of near blindness that plagued him until his death (Philosopher’s Corner Presents: ). After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in English at Balliol College, Oxford, Huxley worked in the War Office in London and taught at Eton and Repton (Aldous (Leonard) Huxley). While at Oxford .....

Frank Lincoln Wright
Number of words: 1425 - Number of pages: 6

.... brought up in a comfortable, but certainly not warm household. His father, William Carey Wright who worked as a preacher and a musician, moved from job to job, dragging his family across the United States. His parents divorced when Wright was still young. His mother Anna (Lloyd-Jones) Wright, relied heavily on upon her many brothers sisters and uncles, and was intellectually guided by his aunts and his mother. Before her son was born, Anna Wright had decided that her son was gong to be a great architect. Using Froebel's geometric blocks to entertain and e .....

John Napier
Number of words: 184 - Number of pages: 1

.... He returned home in 1571 as a scholar competent in Greek. He was an ardent Presbyterian who wrote A Plaine Discovery of the Whole Revelation of Saint John, the first Scottish interpretation of the bible, in 1593 to demonstrate that the Catholic Church was the beast. He was interested in mathematics at an early age and set forth the concept of logarithms and published the first table of them. While doing this, he also systematized trigonometry and was important in the acceptance of systematic use of decimal notation. He also invented many mechanical devices used for math, such as "Napier's Bones", w .....

Charles Dickens: Biography
Number of words: 1070 - Number of pages: 4

.... child in society, he was splendidly sociable, and in and yet sometimes quarrelsome. In all the practical relations of his life he was what the child is at a party, genuinely delighted, delightful, affectionate and happy, and in some strange way fundamentally sad and dangerously close to tears. 2 At the age of 12 Charles worked in a London factory pasting labels on bottles of shoe polish. He held the job only for a few months, but the misery of the experience remain with him all his life. 3 Dickens attended school off and on until he was 15, and then .....

Andrew Jackson
Number of words: 741 - Number of pages: 3

.... causes. His power must be used to benefit the people of the nation. In my opinion was a good president. For his cabinet, Jackson appointed the most competent and honest men. He wanted to have loyal and trustworthy men that he could depend on to help him while in office. Such men as Martin Van Buren, Senator Eaton, John Branch, John M. Berrien and Samuel D. Ingham were all men appointed cleverly by Jackson that did their job superbly under him. In foreign affairs, Jackson scored two diplomatic triumphs, one with Great Britain and one with France. These tri .....

Mary Shelley
Number of words: 511 - Number of pages: 2

.... Handbook, 190). After these deaths Mary and Percy married. Fierce public hostility toward the couple drove them to Italy. Eventually they were happy in Italy, but their two children William and Clara Shelley died there. Mary never really recovered from their deaths. However, Percy empowered Mary to live as she most desired. In 1822 Percy drowned in a boating accident, leaving Mary penniless. For her remaining years she worked as a professional writer to support her father and son. She died in 1851 of a brain tumor. combined the ethical concerns of her .....

Joe Louis Barrow
Number of words: 449 - Number of pages: 2

.... July 4,1934. He only made $55.00 for the fight and 3 months later he made it to the pro's. By the next year he was making over $60,000 per fight.Joe was very generous withe money he made and gave most of it to charity and some on his horse farm. The first time Joe lost a fight was to Max Schemling it caused a huge riot in Harleem and forced Joe into a rematch.This time it was during world warII and the whole country was behind him. An african-american fighting against a german man when Joe won the country was estatic. After this fight Joe joined the army an .....

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