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  • Nelson Mandela: 'the Original Gangsta'

    Nelson Mandela: 'the Original Gangsta'

    Nelson Mandela: 'The Original Gangsta' “I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal, which I hope to live

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  • Nettie Stevens - American Biologist and Geneticist

    Nettie Stevens Nettie Maria Stevens was born in 1861 in Cavendish,Vermont. She was an American biologist and geneticist, whose research proved that chromosomes determine the sex of an organism. She completed in only two years the four-year course at Westfield Normal School in Massachusetts. Nettie graduated with the highest

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  • Neville Bonner

    Neville Bonner

    Neville Bonner Neville Bonner was born on the twenty eighth of March 1922. His mother was an Ungarra Aboriginal, his father who he never knew was an Englishman who absconded before he was born. Neville was born on Eucabar Island in the mouth of Tweed River in New South Wales.

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  • New Account

    New Account

    In monopolies, the company controls a product in its entirety. There are both good sides and bad sides to a monopoly. Until recently there was a monopoly on waste disposal in North West Arkansas. Waste Management was in sole control of the pick up of dumpsters and personal trash in

    Essay Length: 379 Words / 2 Pages
  • New Life

    New Life

    New Country, New Life, and New Lessons in Leadership By: Iraida Josefina Bethencourt The thought of moving to a new country to start a new life would be a terribly frightening prospect to anyone, but it never crossed my mind that I would ever have to take that step myself.

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  • Newton - Physicist and Mathematician

    Newton - Physicist and Mathematician

    1643 - 1727 Physicist and mathematician. Born January 4, 1643 (some sources say December 25, 1642) in Woolsthorpe, a hamlet in southwestern Lincolnshire, England. When Newton was a child, Lincolnshire was a battleground of the civil wars, in which religious dissension and political rebellion was dividing England's population. Also of

    Essay Length: 343 Words / 2 Pages
  • Newton/rousseau/hobbes


    Newton/Rousseau/Hobbes Isaac Newton Isaac Newton was born in 1642, the same year Galileo died, in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England on Christmas Day. He is considered one of the greatest scientists in history. As an English mathematician and physicist, Newton made important contributions to many fields of science. His discoveries and theories

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  • Niccolo Machiavelli - Biography

    Niccolo Machiavelli - Biography

    Niccolo Machiavelli - Biography Niccolo Machiavelli was born on May 3, 1469 in Florence , Italy. He is known for being a political philosopher, historian, writer, statesman, and diplomat. Machiavelli is best known for his famous, influential work, "The Prince" (1513). This brought him a reputation of: amoral cynicism, being

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  • Nicholas Malebranche

    Nicholas Malebranche

    Nicholas Malebranche Nicholas Malebranche was a theologian and philosopher from the 17th century. He was very influential in two aspects of the history of philosophy. The first was that we see all things though God. Second was his works with occasionalism. He was concerned with how our minds get perceptual

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  • Nicholas Sparks

    Nicholas Sparks

    Nicholas Sparks is an international bestselling author. His novels usually grasp touching storylines and sometimes, are inspired by his personal experiences. Many of them, like A “Walk to Remember” and The Notebook have been made into movies. He was born December 31, 1965, in Omaha, Nebraska. His father is Patrick

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  • Nick Joaquin

    Nick Joaquin

    Nick Joaquin was born in Paco on Calle Herran, as the the son of Leocadio Y. Joaquin, a lawyer and a colonel of the Philippine Revolution, and Salome Marquez, a schoolteacher. After three years of secondary education at the Mapa High School, Joaquin dropped out of school to work on

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  • Nicolas Copernicus

    Nicolas Copernicus

    Nicolas Copernicus Nicolas Copernicus 1473-1543 Physics February 8, 2000 Nicolas Copernicus Nicolas Copernicus 1473-1543 Copernicus was born in Poland in 1473, he started his education at Cracow University. There he studied mathematics and optics. From here he went to Italy, where he was appointed as a canon in the cathedral

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  • Nicolaus Copernicus

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    Nicolaus Copernicus was born on 19th February 1473 in Torun, near the Vistula River in eastern Poland and died on 24th May 1543 in Frauenburg (now Frombork), Poland. The original form of his name was Mikolaj Kopernik or Nicolaus Koppernigk. He was commonly known by his Latin name, Nicholas Copernicus,

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  • Niels Hendrik David Bohr

    Niels Hendrik David Bohr

    Niels Hendrik David Bohr Niels Hendrik David Bohr was one of the foremost scientists of the 20th century. The Nobel prizewinning physicist was known for his development of the theory of atomic fission that led to the development of the atomic bomb. He was born on Oct. 7, 1885, in

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  • Night


    Night begins in 1941, when, the narrator of the story, Elie, is twelve years old. Having grown up in a little town called Sighet in Transylvania, Elie is a studious, deeply religious boy with a loving family consisting of his parents and three sisters. One day, Moshe the Beadle, a

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  • Night by Elie Wiesel and a Man's Search for Meaning By

    Night by Elie Wiesel and a Man's Search for Meaning By

    In reading, Night by Elie Wiesel and A Man's Search For Meaning by , many stories of the torturous life in the concentration camps during the second world war. In each book, the reader gets a different point of view from each book because in Night, you get to read

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  • Nikita Khrushchev

    Nikita Khrushchev

    Nikita Khrushchev improved, for the better, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic. Throughout his time of power, he strived to organize Russia and to improve its agricultural and industrial situation. His rise to power was not of the type found in Stalin's past, but it was the basis for his

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  • Nikola Tesla

    Nikola Tesla

    Nikola Tesla was born on July 10, 1856 in Smiljan, Lika. His father, Milutin Tesla was a Serbian Orthodox Priest and his mother Djuka Mandic was an inventor in her own line of household appliances. Tesla studied at the Realschule, Karlstadt in 1873, the Polytechnic Institute in Graz, Austria and

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  • Ninety-Nine: A Biography of Wayne Gretzky

    Ninety-Nine: A Biography of Wayne Gretzky

    Ninety-Nine The National Hockey League has hosted the finest athletes in which the game of hockey has ever offered. Throughout over a century of history one person has had more of an impact on this league and this game. This man is Wayne Gretzky. Nicknamed "the great one", no player

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  • Nino Rota

    Nino Rota

    Nino Rota was born December 3, 1911 in Milan, Italy. He was born into a musical family. At the age of eight Niсo was the first student who studied at a conservatory under the mastery of Ildebrando Pizzetti. After is a study at the conservatory, Nino was encouraged to

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  • Nintendo


    Even before last week's announcement from Sony (SNE), it seemed nearly certain that company's dominance in the PlayStation 2 generation of video game consoles would give way to a much more level playing field for the PS3 generation. This time around, Sony faces much stiffer competition from both Microsoft (MSFT)

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  • Nirvana. Kurt Cobain

    Nirvana. Kurt Cobain

    Nirvana Nirvana was a band until one of the band members died. He killed himself because he was on to much drugs. His name was Kurt Cobain. He was born on February 20, 1967. He met two other people and they became a band. Their names are Krist Novoselic and

    Essay Length: 311 Words / 2 Pages
  • Nixon


    Both John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon were elected to Congress in 46, a year in which the New Deal took a serious beating as the Republicans regained control of Congress on the slogan Had Enough? Nixon of course, had campaigned against incumbent Jerry Voorhis on an anti-New Deal platform,

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  • Nixon Case Study

    Nixon Case Study

    Richard Milhous Nixon is one of the most fascinating political figures of the 20th Century. Click here to read a biography from the Internet Public Library. Nixon's political career began in 1947 when he was elected to the House of Representatives, after campaigning strongly as an anti-communist. By 1952, he

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  • Nlson Mandela

    Nlson Mandela

    Mandela's words, "The struggle is my life," are not to be taken lightly. Nelson Mandela personifies struggle. He is still leading the fight against apartheid with extraordinary vigour and resilience after spending nearly three decades of his life behind bars. He has sacrificed his private life and his youth for

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  • Noah Webster

    Noah Webster

    Noah Webster (October 16, 1758 - May 28, 1843) was an American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, political writer, and editor. He has been called the "Father of American Scholarship and Education." His Blue-backed Speller books taught five generations of children in the United States how to spell and read,

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  • Noah Webster a Man Who Loved Words

    Noah Webster a Man Who Loved Words

    Noah Webster A Man Who Loved Words By: Elaine Cunningham Noah Webster was written by Elaine Cunningham. The publisher was A Beka Book. The literary style is biography and the book has147 pages. The story took place in Hartford, Connecticut. Noah Webster is the main character. When Noah was a

    Essay Length: 362 Words / 2 Pages
  • None


    FISH! is a lighthearted approach to the issue of creating energized, inspired and fun workplaces. Based on the real-life Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, the book is written as a parable to demonstrate how some workplaces transform otherwise ordinary and unglamorous work into an extraordinary and dynamic experience for

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  • Norman Rockwell's World: An American Dream

    Norman Rockwell's World: An American Dream

    Norman Rockwell's World: An American Dream. A dreamer indeed, Norman Rockwell paintings portray American life at its best. Born in New York City in 1894 back when horse and buggy was the main transportation, along with the trolleys that filled the streets. Fun in those days was simple, a

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  • Norman Schwarzkopf

    Norman Schwarzkopf

    From his youth Norman Schwarzkopf told himself he would be an Army Officer, somewhere along the way he also decided to be a great one. He was born August 22, 1934 to a West Point Officer, Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, in Trenton, New Jersey. His Father was stationed in Tehran, Iran

    Essay Length: 1,219 Words / 5 Pages
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