• James Madison Press University History
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    Chastelllux, Marquis de. Travels in North America the years 1780, 1781, and 1782, 2 vols. Howard C. Rice, ed. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay. The Federalist Papers. Clinton Rossiter, ed. New York: New American Library, 1961. Ingersol, Charles. "Visit to Mr. Madison," Washington Globe. 12 August 1836. "James Madison's Attitude toward the Negro: Advice given Negroes a Century Ago." The Journal of Negro History. VI (January, 1921)...
  • Giuliani Biography Of Rudolph
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    When Mayor Giuliani first began his campaign for mayor he placed a strong emphasis on quality of life, crime, business, and education. This strategy proved to be very successful and he was appointed as the 107 th Mayor of New York. As Giuliani began his term began to follow through on his promises and made several changes in many of New York's important bureaus ('Biography of Rudolph," n. d. ). The first task that Giuliani took was that of decreasing the amount of crime that was present in New Y...
  • Charles Lindbergh Biography Onl
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    Charles Lindbergh was born on February 4, 1902, in his grandfather's house in Detroit. The son of a lawyer and U. S. congressman, he grew up on a small farm in Minnesota (Lindbergh Biography, ONL). As a child, Lindbergh showed remarkable mechanical ability. He could understand every part of his motorcycle and car as he grew older. After graduating high school, Lindbergh worked on the family farm for two years before enrolling in the University of Wisconsin-Madison to study Engineering (Charles ...
  • Charlie Chaplin Biography Charles One
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    Charlie Chaplin did not use sound to communicate to the audience in his movies. Despite the fact that there was no spoken language, his movies were sensational and the audiences loved them. Chaplin was thought of as cinema's first genius and has been called the single most-influential artist in the history of motion pictures. I am researching Charlie Chaplin to learn how he became a sensational comedian and one of the best actors of all time. Chaplin is considered as one of the most pivotal star...
  • Reagan Ronald Cannon Book
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    Andrew Weber Mr. Scott AP U. S Government and Politics 8 April 2002 Book Review - Reagan by Lou Cannon Preliminary Information The book is titled Reagan. Lou Cannon is the author. There are 464 pages in the book, and it was published in 1982. Subject Matter/Topic Reagan is a biography of former president Ronald Reagan, the 40 th president of the United States. The book discusses in detail all the events of his life, from his birth to his election to presidency. Point of View Cannon writes in th...
  • Truman President War Biography
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    During his few weeks as Vice President, Harry S Truman scarcely saw President Roosevelt, and received no briefing on the development of the atomic bomb or the unfolding difficulties with Soviet Russia. Suddenly these and a host of other wartime problems became Truman's to solve when, on April 12, 1945, he became President. He told reporters, 'I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me.' Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, in 1884. He grew up in Independence, and for 12...
  • Marvin Gaye Author Of Soul Music
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    Marvin Gaye; Author of Love Music Tommy Harrington Mrs. GuertinEnglish III April 27 th, 2001 Bibliography Bayles, Martha. Hole In Our Soul. New York: The Free Press, 1994 Coleman, Nick. "Lost Soul." New Statesman 4 Sept. 1998: 127. EBSCO Host. Centennial High School Lib. , Franklin, TN. 14 Feb. 2001 < web Editor's of Time-Life Books. Turbulent Years: The 60 s. Our American Century. Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1998." Gaye, Marvin (Pentz Jr. )." Biography. com: 4. Online. World Wide W...
  • Maya Angelou Women Black American
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    Maya Angelou has dedicated her life to end prejudices faced by many black females in the 20 th century. As an author, poet, and entertainer, she is known best for her strong portrayal of African-American women. Some of her most outstanding work is the series of autobiographies that she wrote telling about her childhood. Her work has contributed immensely to Americans everywhere. She has also broken many barriers for black women in writing, entertainment, and in film making. Maya Angelou is defin...
  • Carl Sandburg Abraham Lincoln
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    Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois on January 6, 1878. Carl and his family lived in a three room cottage at 313 East Third Street in Galesburg, Illinois. His parent's names were August and Clara Anderson Sandburg. Sandburg's nickname was Charlie. His parents were both Swedish immigrants. His Dad worked for a blacksmith in Chicago. Sandburg did not have much of an education because he quit school at the age of thirteen. His favorite subject in school was geography. He st...
  • Ronald Reagan 2 Morris Biography President
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    Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan The task of writing a biography on a President of the United States was never said to be an easy one. In fact, if one would ask writer Edmund Morris he would tell how hard it is first hand. For some individuals it would be an honor of a lifetime, for others it would be too strenuous of a task but for Edmund Morris it would be a pleasure. Edmund is known as an excellent writer but even for him this job is tough. If he just talks about boring, old Reagan as a pres...
  • Andrew Jackson Van Buren
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    More nearly than any of his predecessors, Andrew Jackson was elected by popular vote; as President he sought to act as the direct representative of the common man. Born in a backwoods settlement in the Carolinas in 1767, he received sporadic education. But in his late teens he read law for about two years, and he became an outstanding young lawyer in Tennessee. Fiercely jealous of his honor, he engaged in brawls, and in a duel killed a man who cast an unjustified slur on his wife Rachel. Jackson...
  • Prize Disappointment Samuel Johnson
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    Prize disappointment These are hard times. Those of us in the world of books who have, in the past, looked to literary prize ceremonies for a bit of harmless entertainment must confess to a mild sensation of disappointment this year. Whitbread passed with barely a frisson of controversy and, for once, it gave the prize to a worthy winner, Philip Pullman. The Orange Prize, awarded last week to Ann Pratchett for her novel Bel Canto, was so cool that you would have to pinch yourself to remember tha...
  • Biography Of Salamone Rossi
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    Before I encountered the biography of Salamone Rossi, one of Jewish musicians, I never knew that there were any Jewish musicians in Late Renaissance, so it was pleasing to read the book and learn new facts. As I was reading, I also discovered that there were some Jewish musicians whom I have heard of, but never realized that they were Jewish such as Ernest Bloch, Leonard Bernstein, and Mahler. I was surprised to find that even one of my favorite composers, Mendelssohn, was Jewish-born, but conve...
  • Tom Clancy Books Ryan Novels
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    Jeremy Mitchell Miss Hopkins College English 10 2 November 2001 Tom Clancy Author Tom Clancy was born on April 12 th 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland. He and his parents, a mail carrier and a credit employee lived a normal life for all of Tom's childhood. After graduating from high school in Baltimore Clancy attended Loyola College in his hometown, where he majored in English. Tom graduated from college in 1969 and soon there after married Wanda Thomas. Wanda was an insurance agency manager and turne...
  • Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial Virtual Tour
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    web > The Virtual Tour of the Conspiracy Trial of the Chicago Seven begins w/ an overview of the crime: the riots at the Democratic Convention in Chicago in 1968. web > This is a fairly extensive description of the trial by a law professor: web > This is a chronology of the events leading up to these riots and the effects it had years later. web > South Kinston High School along w/ Brown university create an excellent website on the event call "The Whole World is Watching." It has essays, interv...
  • Biography Find Biographies Web
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    Since our inception, Lives has served over 3 million visitors. answered more than 350, 000 search queries, and responded to over 10, 000 requests. Your generous support has been instrumental in allowing us to maintain this site. Lives, the Biography Resource will always be a free resource. If you would like to contribute any amount, we are grateful. Donations can be made via PayPal by clicking the Make a Donation button below. Browse our collection of biography books and music online and help t...
  • Charlotte Bronte School Maria Daughters
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    A Short Biography On Charlotte Bronte Essay, A Short Biography On Charlotte Bronte A Short Biography on Charlotte Bronte Charlotte Bronte was born on the 21 st of April, 1816 at Thornton, Yorkshire. This famous author of "Jane Eyre' was the third daughter and child of the six children of Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell Bronte. The Bronte family moved to Haworth in 1820, when Charlotte was only four years of age, where her father, Patrick Bronte, became rector. The major event of Charlotte's yo...
  • Monty Python Cleese Biography Frost
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    And Now For Someone Completely Different Essay, And Now For Someone Completely Different When the six foot five inch man that is John Cleese is mentioned, most people see him in their minds eye complaining about his dead parrot or as the brave Sir Lancelot. What many people don't think of, though, is his involvement with multiple other productions, not all of them comedy. His involvement, too, stretches from just simple acting. John Cleese is truly a Renaissance man of the media. John Cleese wen...