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Louis Pasteur
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... he could draw remarkable pictures of his sisters, mother, and the river that ran by his home. During his youth, he developed an ambition to become a teacher. While still in his teens, he went to Paris to study in a famous school called Lyce St. Louis. During his studies to become a teacher, he was fascinated by a chemistry professor, Monsieur Jean-Baptist Dumas. He wrote home excitedly about these lectures, and decided that he wanted to learn to teach chemistry and physics, just like his favorite professor. In 1847 he earned a doctorate at the Ecole Normale in Paris, with a focus on both physi ...

Steven Spielberg
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... At the age of sixteen, his 140-minute production, Firelight, was shown in a local movie theater. In college, his short film, Amblin was shown at the Atlanta Film Festival and led to the boy genius's Universal Studios directing contract at the age of twenty. Spielberg learned his craft doing television work, which included an episode of the Rod Serling series Night Gallery and the classic cult movie Duel. His first feature, The Sugarland Express, was released in 1974, and he was soon offered the chance to direct a thriller about a great white shark terrorizing a small New England beach town. Jaws cost $8.5 m ...

Cardinal Joseph Bernardin
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... John J. Russell on April 26,1952, in St. Joseph Church, Columbia. His administrative skills were immediately recognized. During his 14 years in the Diocese of Charleston, he served under four bishops in many capacities, including the officed of chancellor, vicar general, diocesan consular, and administrator of the diocese. On March 9,1966, Pope Paul VI appointed Msgr. Bernardin Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta. In doing this he became the youngest Bishop in the county. On July 10,1982, Pope John Paul II reappointed Archbishop Bernardin to Archbishop of Chicago. His installation took at Holy Name Cathedral on Augu ...

George Walker
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... One of them is language and character honesty, another has to do with power and the search for justice. Also, through the character's journeys, we are usually able to find some sort of empathy. Walker has a way of setting you in the life of real people through their language and brutal honesty. Every one of the characters in Walkers plays speak in a stream of immediate thought and are all in their own little world of self-denial where they have perfectly valid reasons for the eccentric, oddball things that they do. In Escape From Happiness, we find a uniquely dysfunctional family with every character sho ...

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov
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... Physicial Institute. At the institute, he came up with a theory that is the basis for detecting submarines through sonar. In 1948, after the United States had dropped an atomic bomb, he was assigned to work on a team to develop the hydrogen bomb. It was with this group that he devised a design called “sakharization” whereby fusion released neutrons that enabled the fission of uranium. In 1950, Sakharov was assigned to work in a secret city with other scientists to further develop the bomb. It was there that he designed a plasma that would help produce energy from sustained fusion. In 1953, Russia tested its hydr ...

George Washington
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... which was a skill greatly in demand in a country where people were looking for new lands in the West. For the Virginians the West meant the upper Ohio River valley. Throughout his life, maintained a keen interest in the development of these western lands, and from time to time he got properties there. George grew up a tall, strong young man, who liked music and theatrical performances, and was awkward with girls but fond of dancing. His ambition was to gain wealth and to do well whatever he set his mind to. His first real adventure as a boy was going to a surveying party to the Shenandoah Valley of norther ...

Thurgood Marshall
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... Americans could only take so much of this, they cried out against the unequal ways that white people practiced. Foundations were formed to aid these people and bring justice to the society they were living in. The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) was probably the most significant of these foundations. This was the same organization that became the leading lawyer of. was born in the year of 1908 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was prepped and raised by his mother, Norma Arica Marshall, and his father, William Canfield Marshall. Thurgood's mother was one of the first African Americans ...

Gillian Anderson
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... virtually unknown to known all over the world, and that itself is reason enough for her to be written, and read, for that matter, about. Gillian Leigh Anderson began her life in Cook County, Chicago on August 9, 1968. By the time she was only a mere 6 months old, her and her family were residing in Puerto Rico. At the age of 1, she relocated once again, this time in London, England. At this point, it is safe to say that the Anderson family was somewhat nomadic. Now being an inhabitant of England, the family moved several more times. At the age of 5, Gillian was living in Crouch End in north London, where sh ...

JFK: Was His Assassination Inevitable?
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... the following groups: Russians, Cubans, Mobsters (Organized Crime/Mafia), Special Agents (CIA), G-men (J. Edgar Hoover's FBI), Rednecks and Oilmen (Right-wing Extremists), and the MIC (Military Industrial Complex). Each group had its own motives for killing John F. Kennedy. Many of these groups that wanted JFK dead are very closely intertwined, so in order to understand each group, they will each be analyzed seperately. In order to better understand the relationship between JFK, the Cubans and Russians, several important events must be mentioned and discussed. Two of the most important foreign affairs in Kennedy's ...

Kazimir Malevich
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... been influenced by cubism and primitive art, which were both based on nature, but his own movement of Suprematism enabled him to construct images that had no reference at all to reality. Great solid diagonals of color in Suprematism are floating free, their uncompromising sides denying them any connection with the real world. This is a pure abstract painting, the artist's main theme being the internal movements of the personality. The theme has no precise form, and Malevich had to search it out from within the visible expression of what he felt. Malevich described Suprematism at its moment of birth as a 'purely pict ...

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