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  • Wole Soyinka Biography

    Wole Soyinka Biography

    Wole Soyinka was born on 13 July 1934 at Abeokuta, near Ibadan in western Nigeria. After preparatory university studies in 1954 at Government College in Ibadan, he continued at the University of Leeds, where, later, in 1973, he took his doctorate. During the six years spent in England, he was

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg in Austria, the son of Leopold, Kapellmeister to the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg. By the age of three he could play the piano, and he was composing by the time he was five; minuets from this period

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 27, 1756. His first two names (Johannes Chrysostomus) belonged to a saint and Theophilus was given to him by his godfather and changed to Amade or Amadeus later in his life. Mozart was born to

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Growing Up

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Growing Up

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Trying to Grow Up Throughout history, child prodigies have been celebrated as objects of envy and adulation. Rarely, however, have they been understood. Often taunted by peers, hounded by the press, prodded by demanding parents and haunted by outsize expectations of greatness, they are treated as wondrous

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  • Women Mathematicians

    Women Mathematicians

    some women mathematicians: I. Hypatia 370? - 415 The life of Hypatia was one enriched with a passion for knowledge. Hypatia was the daughter of Theon, who was considered one of the most educated men in Alexandria, Egypt. Theon raised Hypatia in a world of education. Most historians now recognize

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  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson President Woodrow Wilson’s legacy of being a peace-keeping president has lasting impression on the United States. From his great intellect and progressive reform, to the tragedy of the Great War and his hope for peace, Wilson was a strong leader through it all. Decades after his death, he

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  • Wooodrow Wilson

    Wooodrow Wilson

    Biography On December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia Janet Mary Woodrow gave birth to a baby boy. She and her husband, Dr. Joseph Ruggles Wilson, named their baby boy Thomas Woodrow Wilson. Little did they know that their baby boy would one day become president of the United States. Woodrow's

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  • Word up in the Maaa

    Word up in the Maaa

    how she go there hey now ho now? However, the "old" European attitude, and the attitude that attracts many modern performers to early music, is exactly the opposite of the modern attitude: 1. Music is a strictly local expression, rich in variety since each culture expresses affective differences through art,

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  • Workplace Violence

    Workplace Violence

    In previous activities, you learned about the types of workplace violence incidents. With growing concern over workplace violence, employers and business owners are also becoming increasingly interested in their legal obligations should a violent event occur. Loss control and safety experts warn that businesses that do not implement security measures

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  • Wrestler's Real Names

    Wrestler's Real Names

    Wrestling Real names -Excerpt from "World of Wrestling" # Wrestler Real life name 1 Yoshihiro Tajiri Yoshihiro Tajiri 2 X-pac Sean Waltman 3 William Regle Darren Matthews 4 Vince McMahon Vince McMahon Jr. 5 Vampiro Ian Hodgkinson 6 Val Venis Sean Morley 7 Triple H Paul Levesque 8 The Undertaker

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  • Write About a Point of Your Life That Is Signification

    Write About a Point of Your Life That Is Signification

    What would have happened if I had not come to the United States? I always asked myself that during the first year I was here. I landed in an embarrassing situation when my family decided to leave our country. We, my brother and I, were so nervous about our new

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  • Wwii

    Wwii

    Oral Report I chose the easy route of interview my grandpa (Dean Randel) who served in World War II as flight deck operator that signaled the aircraft and got them ready for flight. He was station in San Diego on the USS Wisconsin which was of course a aircraft carrier.

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  • Yahoo Analysze

    Yahoo Analysze

    COMPANY BACKGROUND Yahoo! Began as a student hobby and evolved into a global brand that has changed the way people communicate with each other, find and access information and purchase things. The two founders of Yahoo!, David Filo and Jerry Yang, Ph.D. candidates in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University started

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  • Yasunari Kawabata

    Yasunari Kawabata

    Yasunari Kawabata was the first Japanese person to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. His style combined elements of classic Japanese prose with modern psychological narrative and exploration of human sexuality. Deeply influenced by the culture of his homeland, his writings capture the vivid and melancholy beauty and spirituality

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  • Yeats Biography

    Yeats Biography

    William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland, on June 13, 1865. He was the eldest son of a painter. In 1867 his family moved to London, but he frequently visited his grandparents in Northern Ireland. There he was greatly influenced by the folklore of the region. In 1881 his

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  • Yes

    Yes

    Citation: (Strunk & White, 1979). Chapter or section in a book (online & print): Beers, M. H., & Berkow, R. (1999). Mood disorders. In The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy (17th ed., sec. 15, chap. 189). Retrieved January 17, 2003, from http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual/section15/chapter189/189a.htm Stephan, W. G. (1985). Intergroup relations. In

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  • Yo Yo Ma

    Yo Yo Ma

    Please read the following rules before you bid. If you do not agree to any of them, don't bid on the auction. Violator's bid may be canceled and negative feedbacks will be left on bidders who do not follow through. 1. Payment: Buyer is required to prepay. Payment by

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  • You Are the Best

    You Are the Best

    This is just a test richard avedon was born in new york on may 15, 1923 of russian-jewish immigrant parents. he attended dewitt clinton high school in the bronx, but never completed an academic education. in 1940, at age 17, avedon dropped out of high school and joined the merchant

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  • Yourmom

    Yourmom

    Gandhi became a leader in a complex struggle, the Indian campaign for home rule. Following World War I, in which he played an active part in recruiting campaigns, Gandhi, again advocating Satyagraha, launched his movement of non-violent resistance to Great Britain. When, in 1919, Parliament passed the Rowlatt Acts, giving

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  • Zachie Bin Ladan

    Zachie Bin Ladan

    My life is a cluttered drawer if you looked inside you would see a variety of pictures. Pictures of places far and near. Pictures of friends, family and loved ones. In the back of the drawer tools for the tinkering that everything seems to need at one time or another.

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  • Zack's Story

    Zack's Story

    My Story For as long as I can remember I have always considered myself to be a special person. Now I know that sounds kind of stupid and your probably saying to yourself that everyone thinks that im a dumb ass, and I understand that. But I do believe that

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  • Zambia, Africa Journal

    Zambia, Africa Journal

    October 15, 2003 Dear Diary: Today was another hot and dry day in Kaoma, Zambia. The temperature reached as high as 96 degrees. I guess you could say that today was another typical way. I woke up this morning at 6:00 to go to work. I work along my

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  • Zarathustra

    Zarathustra

    There is little known about Zarathustra’s life. The people of his homeland, did not keep any records, so therefore there are no eyewitness accounts of him. There is much controversy on where and when he was born. Many of the guesses say that he lived in the tenth or ninth

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  • Zoology

    Zoology

    Zoology Zoology is the study of animal life. Zoologists research everything they think to ask about animals, including their anatomy and interrelationships, their physiology and genetics, their distributions and habitats. Human beings have been zoologists for as long as there have been human beings. As humans, we are intricately tied

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  • Zora Neal Hurston

    Zora Neal Hurston

    Zora Neal Hurston was the daughter of a Baptist Preacher born in Alabama on January 7, 1891 only 26 years after slavery was abolished. When she was three her father moved their family to Eatonville Florida. Eatonville was the first incorporated black community in America, a place that Zora held

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  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston On March 21, 1924, the National Urban League, spearheaded by Charles Johnson, held a dinner to introduce new literary talent to New York City's black community. This dinner party resulted in the Survey Graphic, a magazine whose attention was upon social and cultural pluralism, to publish a

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  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Hurston began her undergraduate studies at Howard University but left after a few years, unable to support herself. She was later offered a scholarship

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  • Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Zsa Zsa Gabor

    [edit] Early life Zsa Zsa GÐ"ÐŽbor was born SÐ"ÐŽri GÐ"ÐŽbor in Budapest, Hungary on February 6, 1917, the daughter of Vilmos Gabor, then a soldier, and Jolie GÐ"ÐŽbor (nÐ"©e Tilleman), a manager.[1] She had two sisters, Magda and Ð"‰va, both well-known actresses and socialites. Gabor's mother was of Jewish ancestry

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  • ~in Memory of Them~

    ~in Memory of Them~

    Since you may know what it is like to have a best friend snatched away from your heart, you may see my immeasurable amount of sadness I have �till this very day that still exists. These two birds that carved my current character, still to this very day sit together

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  • вð‚ñšsacagaweað²ð‚ñœ

    вð‚ñšsacagaweað²ð‚ñœ

    “Sacagawea” by Judith St. George In 1800, when Sacagawea was about 11 years old, Sacagawea was kidnapped by a war party of Hidatsa Indians, enemies of her people, the Shoshones. She was taken from her Rocky Mountain homeland, to the Hidatsa-Mandan villages; she was later sold as a slave to

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