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  • William Mackenzie King
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    In my background paper I will be talking about William Mackenzie King and how Great he was to our province; I will also talk about his great accomplishments, strength, and weaknesses. And how he achieved his role of being our Prime Minister. William Mackenzie King was the grandson of William Lyon Mackenzie, was born in Kitchener (then they called it berlin) on Dec. 17, 1874 he went to school and Studied hard and got his B.A. in law and also got a degree from the University of Toronto, and also s...
  • Rebellion Forces Under William Wallace
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    Sir William Wallace When the king of Scotland died without an heir to the throne the nephew of the king also the king of England nicknamed Edward the Longshanks (Edward I) took the throne for himself and complete control of Scotland. William Wall When the king of Scotland died without an heir to the throne the nephew of the king also the king of England nicknamed Edward the Longshanks (Edward I) took the throne for himself and complete control of Scotland. William Wallace was Born in January of ...
  • Otto Von Bismarck
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    Otto Von Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815. He was born at Schonhausenin in the Old Mark of Brandenburg. There were three in his family, no mention of brothers or sisters. Otto father was a Junker and his mother was the daughter of an influential civil servant. He studied law at Goettingen University at Hanover. Otto had only few tragedies in life. The most significant was that his mother, Wilhelmina, would give encouragement but showed no outward signs of love. He was married and had two sons ...
  • William Marshall
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    William Marshall is considered by many to be the epitome of knighthood and chivalry as well as being an outstanding ambassador for England during the turbulent twelfth and thirteenth centuries. From a virtually obscure beginning, William evolves into one of the most dominant stately figures of the time in England. During his brilliant military and political career, William served as knight for the courts of Kings Henry II, Richard (the Lion-hearted), and John. William was born around 1147 to Joh...
  • King William
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    Jennifer Spinner 5/19/99 Medieval England Period 3 "William the Conqueror" William I, also known as "William the Conqueror", or "William the Bastard", was born the illegitimate of Robert, Duke of Normandy, and Her leva, daughter of a wealthy Fal asian in about 1027 A.D. When he was just seven years of age he became the Duke of Normandy, which put him in a vulnerable position as far as his physical well being was concerned, for several of his relatives felt that they should be duke rather than yo...
  • Sclc And King
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    Life of King Jan. 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968 Nationality: American Occupation: civil rights leader Occupation: minister (religion) Michael King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in the Atlanta home of his maternal grandfather, Adam Daniel Williams (1863-1931). He was the second child and the first son of Michael King Sr. (1897-1984) and Alberta Christine Williams King (1903-1974). Michael Jr. had an older sister, Willie Christine (b. 1927), and a younger brother, Alfred Daniel Williams (b. 1930). ...
  • William Lyon Mackenzie William Lyon
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    William Lyon Mackenzie William Lyon Mackenzie's life can best be understood if man and legend are separated. William was born on March 12, 1795 in Scotland. Three weeks after his birth, his father, Daniel, supposedly died, but no record of his death has ever been found. William and his mother were said to gone through great hardship, having to move off of Daniel's land. After moving to Dundee, William, who went by the names Willie or Lyon, entered the Dundee Parish School at the age of five, wit...
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King
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    WILLIAM LYON MACKENZIE KING "It's what we prevent, rather than what we do in government that counts most", once said Mackenzie King, the great prime minister of the twentieth century in Canada. A philosophy that led him through twenty-two strong years in the office of the Prime Minister of Canada. King, the grandson of William Lyon Mackenzie (the leader of the great rebellion in upper Canada in 1837), who's long standing goal in life was to be Prime Minister, worked hard at his job, and did his ...
  • First Norman King Of England
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    William the Conquerer William I (of England), called The Conqueror (1027-87), first Norman king of England (1066-87), who has been called one of the first modern kings and is generally regarded as one of the outstanding figures in western European history. Born in Falaise, France, William was the illegitimate son of Robert I, duke of Normandy, and Arletta, a tanner's daughter, and is therefore sometimes called William the Bastard. Upon the death of his father, the Norman nobles, honoring their p...
  • King's Success As Prime Minister
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    The greatest Prime Minister of Canada was Mackenzie King our 10th Prime Minister of Canada and by far one of our greatest. William Lyon Mackenzie King accomplished a lot in his twenty-0 ne years of ministering our Country Canada!" It is what we prevent, rather than what we do that counts most in Government". (Mackenzie King august 26, 1936) This statement sums up the best secrets of Mackenzie King's success as prime minister, and perhaps, the key to governing Canada effectively. King's record of...
  • Williams Claims To The Throne
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    When Edward the Confessor was crowned in 1042 he was claimed to have become celibate. This instantly brought up problems of succession to the throne. So, claims were made to it even before Edward was dying. The person with probably the strongest claim to the throne was William the Bastard, as his contemporaries knew him, nowadays referred to as William the Conqueror or William Duke of Normandy. His first claim was after the fleeing of the Godwins. The Godwins fled England due to their dwindling ...

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