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  • Madame C.J. Walker
    398 words
    MADAME C.J. walker In 1905 Madame C.J. Walker developed a conditioning treatment for straightening hair. Her name was also Sarah Breedlove. Starting with door to door sales of her cosmetics, Madame C.J. Walker amassed a fortune. In 1910 she built a' factory in Indianapolis to manufacture her line of cosmetics. Before her death in 1919 she was a millionaire, one of the most successful business executives in the early half of the twentieth century. She was one of the first American women of any ra...
  • Intimate Knowledge Of The Lewis Clark Expedition
    685 words
    I was in the tribe of the Shoeshine (also Shoshone) Indian tribe which lived in Idaho, parts of Utah and parts of Northern Nevada, and I was born in Eastern Idaho in what is now Salmon, Idaho. Everything about me is mysterious from the correct spelling and meaning of my name, to the circumstances surrounding my death. Some of what I did has been recorded and it is relayed here. At about age 10, I was captured by a raiding band of Hidatsa and carried to their camp near the border of North Dakota....
  • Areas Of The City
    587 words
    'Where do you live?' If you have ever met anyone in St. Louis, this is probably one of the first questions asked. Whether you are from the city, county, north, south, east or west, most people in St. Louis are convinced that they can identify you by what community you come from. The actual city of St. Louis is broken into three main parts; the North Side, South City and the Central West End. The three areas combined have approximately eighty established neighborhoods. If you decide to add the we...
  • Laura Searing
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    Laura Searing was one of only a few women of the 19th century who was a respected journalist. She was on the staff of several publications and acted as a war correspondent during the American Civil War. She conducted interviews with soldiers and Union Army Commander Ulysses S. Grant on battlefields along with interviewing President Abraham Lincoln for a story. Laura's poetry was published extensively and praised by literary greats like John Greenleaf Whittier and William Cullen Bryant. She was t...
  • Chris Pronger's Dominating Game
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    The Spirit of St. Louis "I don't think about it... There was no blinding light, no angels coming to take me home". -Chris Pronger Chris Pronger is one of the premier hockey players in the world. With his 6'6", 220 lbs. frame, Chris Pronger dominates other teams while on the ice and has become one of those special players who can control a game. The defense man out of Dryden, Ontario has come around full circle since arriving in the NHL as the second overall draft pick in the 1995 draft. After ha...
  • Interstate 70 Through North St Louis
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    Civil Disobedience is defined as the refusal to obey governmental demands or commands especially as a nonviolent and usually collective means of forcing concessions from the government. On July 13th, 1999, more than three hundred minority construction workers, successfully demonstrated civil disobedience. The posse managed to block both directions of Interstate-70, during the Monday morning rush hour traffic. High level activists, Jim Buford and Al Sharpton joined the St. Louis construction work...
  • Chris And Nate
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    Once upon a time in the year of 2002, there was a leader of a small part of land know as the south side of old St. Louis. He was one of the best-elected rulers of his time because he was more than a man he was also was two thirds of a god. His power and rank, as leader, went to his head because he knows that no one in the world could stop him even if they tried. The people of south St. Louis cried out to Jeff to help them. Jeff creates a man with animal instincts, Chris, in the forest of Califor...
  • St Louis City Web Page
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    The St. Louis city web page is vague and straight to the point, but the site seem to be missing something. That something is the truth about St. Louis, Missouri. Growing up in the city wasn't easy at all. During my stay in St. Louis I realize how horrible the education was. The city environment isn't suitable for young children growing up. I can remember how my mom had a hard time finding a job because employment was scarce. This web page has proven to be a tremendous disappointment to me, just ...

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