Term Papers on Biographies
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.... it may be rendered useless and discarded. Unlike Bradbury, Huxley
includes in his book a group of people unaffected by the changes in society,
a group that still has religious beliefs and marriage, things no longer
part of the changed society, to compare and contrast today's culture with
his proposed futuristic culture.
But one theme that both Brave New World and Fahrenheit 451 use in common is
the theme of individual discovery by refusing to accept a passive approach
to life, and refusing to conform. In addition, the refusal of various
methods of escape from .....
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.... of the Nation." He was arrested in
August of 1962, sentenced to five years in prison and while incarcerated was
again convicted of sabotage and treason and was sentenced to life imprisonment
in june, 1964 at the famous Rivonia Trial. During his twenty-seven years in
prison, Nelson Mandela became a symbol of resistance to the white-dominated
country of South Africa throughout the world. After complex negotiation,
Mandela was finally released from prison by President F.W. deKlerk in February,
1990, after lifting the long ban on the ANC.
Mandela's rel .....
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.... career. He became second in command of the province Asia (Turkey) (Lindsay Salo). In two years he proved his bravery and superior skills at arms. After these years and Sulla's resignation in 78 BC, Julius decided to return to Rome. There he served as an officer in Crassus's army against Spartacus, Caesar climbed steadily in the government by serving as an official in many provinces (Internet Explorer). After the death of his wife Cornelia, Julius remarried a wealthy wife and allied with Crassus, who was the richest man in Rome at the time (Internet Explore .....
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.... around by himself. This later became useful during his scheme to take over the world. This freedom continued for over a year while his family was separated. (Rubenstein; pg 6)
Even as a child Adolf had the making of a leader. He was a good student in elementary school and was always a leader during games being played. He especially enjoyed battle-type games the most and often organized his classmates into "battles." In his book, Mein Kampf, he wrote:
"I believe that even my oratorical talent was being developed in the form of more or less violent argument .....
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.... to go into private practice with a specialty in neurology.
During his training he befriended Josef Breuer, another physician and physiologist. They often discussed medical cases together and one of Breuer's would have a lasting effect on Freud. Known as Anna O., this patient was a young woman suffering from what was then called hysteria. She had temporary paralysis, could not speak her native German but could speak French and English, couldn't drink water even when thirsty, and so on. Breuer discovered that if he hypnotized her, she would talk of things .....
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.... "...the murderous forced labor camps of the Gulag archipelago - victimized tens of millions of innocent men, women, and children for more than 20 years." Millions of people were sent to the Gulag camps from 1939 through 1953, for the crime of doing absolutely nothing. There were "...eight million souls (a conservative estimate) who languished in Soviet concentration camps every year between 1939 and 1953." under the horrible conditions at the Gulags. Every year Stalin, in his paranoia sent millions of people off to their deaths.
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.... and the lives of men.
Gandhi then returned to India and studied law in Bombay, but he quickly
denounced it, feeling that it was immoral and could not satisfy one's
conscience. Despite this, he used his schooling to help plead for Indian
settlers in South Africa that were being oppressed by the white population.
His personal experiences, including being ejected from a train in
Maritzburg, of not being allowed the same rights as others lead him to
begin a movement to help his people.
While in South Africa, Gandhi made himself poor so that he could identify
with h .....
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.... the nation and ordered one of the largest military build up plans ever. attempted many times to reach a diplomatic solution and ways to delay war with the Axis powers while at the same time trying to guarantee security from the West.
wanted nothing less than to rule the Soviet Union and make her the greatest country in the world and he would stop at nothing to reach those goals. In his quest for leadership wished to consolidate his power in only himself, thus enabling him to better rule the Soviet Union. 's roots in politics go all the way back to him being ex .....