Learning Styles Higher Levels
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Martin Luther King Lincoln Memorial
1,080 wordsOne of the world's best known advocates of non-violent social change strategies, Martin Luther King, Jr. , synthesized ideas drawn from many different cultural traditions. Born in Atlanta on January 15, 1929, King's roots were in the African-American Baptist church. He was the grandson of the Rev. A. D. Williams, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist church and a founder of Atlanta's NAACP chapter, and the son of Martin Luther King, Sr. , who succeeded Williams as Ebenezer's pastor and also became a civil ...
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Karl Marx Marx Believes
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Nasser And His Impact On Arab Nationalism
685 wordsNasser and his impact on Arab nationalism Nasser is visualized as a dominant political personality in the history of Arab nation. He contributed a lot in the expansion of world politics in 20 th century and very popular his nationalist strategies and his account of pan-Arabism, also termed as Nasserism, which made revolutionary changes in the Arab World during the 1950 s and 1960 s. He was always praised for his inspiring support of Arab Nationalism, his familial social plans. Nasser, born on th...
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1960 And 1970 War In Vietnam
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Museum Of Modern Art Abstract Expressionism
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Boris Pasternak Government Made
231 wordsBoris Pasternak was born in 1890 in Russia. He would always stand up for what he believed in. Boris was a wise man that did not stand up for the issues the communists pushed on him during his day. This made him a target of the Russian government. The government was arresting people like him quite often but still he did not bend to write their propaganda. Boris sayed you should listen to your emotions to guide you rather than what someone else sayed. Besides writing, he was also a translate. Past...
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361 wordsWomen Who Changed the World: Rosa Parks There were many women who have changed the world in the fields of math, science, sports, music, writing and leadership. Rosa Parks was a leader to help the blacks become equal to whites. Eleanor Roosevelt was also a leader because she helped the poor. Harriet Tubman was also a leader which helped free black slaves. I am going to tell what Rosa Parks did to help the world be a better place. Parks, Rosa Louise (1913 -), civil rights leader, born in Tuskegee,...
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Ho Chi Minh U S Government
1,124 wordsVietnam today is a country on the eastern edge of the large Asian landmass known as Indochina. Before the Vietnam War many Americans did not know where it was located. When American troops finally came home, they sometimes found themselves still embattled. One of the most painful events in all of Americans history was the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War was an unsuccessful effort by the United States and the South Vietnam to prevent the communists of North Vietnam from uniting with the South Vietna...
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Nobel Peace Prize Gold Medal
880 wordsElie Wiesel's statement, " to remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all" stands as a summary of his views on life and serves as the driving force of his work. Wiesel is the author of 36 works dealing with Judaism, the Holocaust, and the moral responsibility of all people to fight hatred, racism and genocide. Born September 30, 1928, Eliezer Wiesel led a life representative of many Jewish children. Growing up in a small village in Romania, his world revolved around family...
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Ray Brown Record Label Fitzgerald
853 wordsSinger. Born April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia. (Though many biographical sources give her birth date as 1918, her birth certificate and school records show her to have been born a year earlier. ) Often referred to as the first lady of song, Fitzgerald enjoyed a career that stretched over six decades. With her lucid intonation and a range of three octaves, she became the preeminent jazz singer of her generation, recording over 2, 000 songs, selling over 40 million albums, and winning 13 ...
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Jackson Pollock Abstract Artist Paintings
710 wordsEssentials Jackson Pollock Matt Frank Essentials of Art Jackson Pollock Jackson Pollock was an American abstract artist born in Cody, Wyoming in 1912. He was the youngest of his five brothers. Even though he was born on a farm, he never milked a cow and he was terrified of horses because he grew up in California. He dropped out of high school at the age of seventeen and proceeded to move to New York City with his older brother, Charles, and studied with Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students Lea...
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Public School System Montgomery Alabama
430 wordsThis week, we saw the documentary Eyes on the Prize: Volume 1. There was two parts to the documentary: Awakenings, and Fighting Back. In 1955 - 1956, there was a boycott of public transportation in effect because of the segregation. On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested by Montgomery police for violating a local segregation ordinance by refusing to give up her seat on a city bus to a white man. The goal was to desegregate the buses running in the city. At first, it started out as a very l...
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Gunter Grass Gunter Gunter Grass Gunter Grass Wrote
901 wordsGunter Gunter Grass Gunter Grass Gunter Grass is a German poet, novelist, playwright, sculptor, and printmaker. Grass describes himself as a Spataufklarer, a belated apostle of enlightenment in an era that has grown tired of reason (Gunter). He was born in Danzig, Germany (currently Gdansk, Germany) on October 16, 1927. Grass wrote his first unpublished novel when he was only thirteen. Like many teenagers during World War II, Grass was a member of the Hitler Youth. He served under Luftwaffe when...
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World War Ii Communist Parties
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Six Day War War Of Independence
621 wordsMoshe Dayan Israeli general and statesman. For 25 years, he figured prominently in all of Israels wars and more than anyone else personified his countrys determination to survive. He was born on a kibbutz (cooperative farm) near Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee) on May 20, 1915. At the age of 14 he joined the Haganah (Jewish militia), which defended Jewish settlements from Arab attacks, and later received special anti guerrilla training from the British. When the British outlawed the Haganah in 193...
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U S Government People Republic Of China
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U S Troops Soviet Union
1,263 wordsKennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917 - 63), 35 th president of the United States (1961 - 63). Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1917, the second son of financier Joseph P. Kennedy, who served as ambassador to Great Britain during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He graduated from Harvard University in 1940, winning note with the publication of Why England Slept, an expansion of his senior thesis on Britains lack of preparedness for World War II. His own part in the w...
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Istvan Lakatos Hungarian Poets Budapest
731 wordsIstvan Lakatos Istvan Lakatos, who has died aged 75, was not a political animal, yet he was one of the few contemporary Hungarian poets who seriously suffered for their political convictions. A classicist by temperament, his involvement with the free press of the 1956 Hungarian revolution resulted in his imprisonment in the wake of its suppression by the Soviet Union. After the second world war, Hungary was briefly ruled by a democratic coalition, which allowed Hungarian literature to flourish u...
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1,430 wordsSylvia Plath's mother was the daughter of two German immigrants who lived in Massachusetts. She grew up highly educated and became a high school English teacher. Sylvia Plath's father had a doctorate in classical languages at Boston University. When Sylvia's mother decided to earn her Masters degree at Boston University, Otto and Riri were married after a brief courtship, January 1932, in Carson City, Nevada. By mutual agreement, the mother immediately quit her job and became a homemaker. Her fi...
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