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Charles Augustus Lindbergh

Lindbergh, Charles Augustus (1902-1974), American aviator, engineer, and Pulitzer Prize winner, who was the first person to make a nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic. Lindbergh was born February 4, 1902, in Detroit. He attended the University of Wisconsin for two years but withdrew to attend ...

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The Crucible 9

As I watched "The Crucible" taking shape as a movie over much of the past year, the sheer depth of time that it represents for me kept returning to mind. As those powerful actors blossomed on the screen, and the children and the horses, the crowds and the wagons, I thought again about how I came ...

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Big Two-Hearted River

Sudden, Unexpected Interjection "It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." At one point in his short story, ": Part II", Hemingway's character Nick speaks in the first person. Why he adopts, for one line only, the first person voice is an interesting question, ...

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Christopher Lathrop: Autobiography

My name is Christopher Ray Lathrop. And this is my Auto biography. I was born at Saint Peters Hospital right here in Olympia WA. Where my other two brothers Jarred 15, and Ryley 20 months, were born as well. I traveled to Michigan with my family, when I was around seven or six. Where my Aunt ...

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Stephen King

“If you have an imagination, let it run free.” Stephen Edwin King is one of today’s most popular and best selling writers. King combines the elements of psychological thrillers, science fiction, the paranormal, and detective themes into his stories. In addition to these themes, King sticks to ...

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1980’s Sports

The eighties were a great time of talented athletes, it was a decade of all sports. The popularity of many sports were increased in this decade, mostly because of television. The Olympics were a big part of the 1980’s. The world records, the Olympic records, the introduction of new sports and ...

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In Search Of Your Own Identity

After various writings by Richard Rodriguez and Octavio Paz, I have come across several realizations. Who am I? Should I be a part of a nation and a “system” that does not value me, or should I be a part of a nation that does not acknowledge my existence? The United States as a ...

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H G Wells

Herbert George Wells English author and political philosopher, most famous for his science-fantasy novels with their prophetic depictions of the triumphs of technology as well as the horrors of 20th-century warfare. Wells was born September 21, 1866, in Bromley, Kent, and educated at the Normal ...

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Social Darwinism

CHARLES DARWIN AND THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION It is commonly thought today that the theory of evolution originated from Darwin in the nineteenth century. However, the idea that species mutated over time has been around for a long time in one form or another. Therefore, by Darwin's time the idea ...

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Langston Hughes - Poetry Analy

Langston Hughes (1902-1967) absorbed America. In doing so, he wrote about many issues critical to his time period, including The Renaissance, The Depression, World War II, the civil rights movement, the Black Power movement, Jazz, Blues, and Spirituality. Just as Hughes absorbed America, America ...

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Mexico

, in full United Mexican States (Spanish Estados Unidos Mexicanos), federal republic in North America, bounded on the north by the United States; on the east by the United States, the Gulf of , and the Caribbean Sea; on the south by Belize and Guatemala; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. ...

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Andrew Carnegie

A man of Scotland, a distinguished citizen of the United States, and a philanthropist devoted to the betterment of the world around him, became famous at the turn of the twentieth century and became a real life rags to riches story. Born in Dunfermline, Scotland, on November 25, 1835, entered ...

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The Life And Times Of Ghandi

Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand) Throughout history most national heroes have been warriors, but Gandhi was a passive and peaceful preacher of morals, ethics, and beliefs. He was an outsider who ended British rule over India without striking a blow. Moreover, Gandhi was not skillful with any ...

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O'Grady's Return With Honor: Summary

The book I read is an autobiography, Return With Honor, By Captain Scott O'Grady with Jeff Coplan. Jeff Coplan is a prominent writer for the New York Time Magazine. He is also the author of Gold Buckle. This young captains life began in Long Beach California in 1967.Scott O'Grady has two ...

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Martin Luther King And Malcolm X - Two Views, One Cause

Many black authors and leaders of the sixties shared similar feelings towards the white run American society in which they lived. Malcolm X, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, and Stokely Carmichael all blamed the whites for the racism which existed. However, they agreed that it was up to the ...

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The History Of Walmart

When Sam Walton opened the first Wal-Mart store in 1962, it was the beginning of an American success story that no one could have predicted. A small-town merchant who had operated variety stores in Arkansas and Missouri, Walton was convinced that consumers would flock to a discount store with a ...

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A River Runs Through It By Nor

Norman Mclean’s A River Runs Through It explores many feelings and experiences of one “turn of the century” family in Missoula, Montana. In both the movie, directed by Robert Redford, and the original work of fiction we follow the Mcleans through their joys and sorrows. However, the names of the ...

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Dimitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich, born on September 25, 1905, started taking piano lessons from his mother at the age of nine after he showed interest in a string quartet that practiced next door. He entered the Petrograd (formerly St. Petersburg, later Leningrad) Conservatory in 1919, where he studied the ...

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The Man And Legend

“Can We Attain an Equal America?” Can we really achieve equality? I do believe it is possible but it is obvious that there is no single answer to such a question. Everyone has their own opinion in regards to this question, however those opinions are useless unless they are actually ...

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Black Boy: Richard's Hungers

Have you ever experienced real hunger? The kinds of hungers that Richard experiences in Black Boy are not evident in the society where you and I reside. The present middle class citizens cannot really relate to true physical hunger. Hunger for most of us is when there is nothing that we desire ...

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