People Essays

Colin Powell
Colin Powell My Written Report is a Short Biography of Colin Luther Powell. He was born on May 5, 1937 in Presbyterian Hospital. He was born, and grew up, in the South Bronx, New York. There was a big influence of drugs and gangs where Powell lived but, he seemed to steer away from all of that (source 1, page 23). Powell\'s parents were immigrants from Jamaica. His mother\'s name is Muad Ariel McKoy. In Jamaica the McKoy fammily watched over sugar plantations. She came to America with her mo...

Colonel oleg vladmirovich penkovsky
Colonel oleg vladmirovich penkovsky Colonel Oleg Vladmirovich Penkovsky Colonel Oleg Vladmirovich Penkovsky is a name that doesn't ring a bell for most people. However, for many in the intelligence community this name is as about household as you can get. He is a legend in his own right. Those who lived during and through the Cuban missile crisis actually benefited from this man's activities. Colonel Penkovsky was a joint spy for the United States and England. He is often thought of ...

Columbus 2
Columbus 2 COLUMBUS Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy on August 25th 1451, and he died in Valladolid Spain on May 20th 1506. His life is filled with mystery and controversy. Even though there has been contevercy about his birth date and this birthplace, the historians have narrowed it down to this date and place. His childhood is another mystery. It is said that Columbus was the oldest o...

Columbus
Columbus COLUMBUS Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy on August 25th 1451, and he died in Valladolid Spain on May 20th 1506. His life is filled with mystery and controversy. Even though there has been contevercy about his birth date and this birthplace, the historians have narrowed it down to this date and place. His childhood is another mystery. It is said that Columbus was the oldest of ...

Comaparison and contrast of chapters in understanding organi
Comaparison and contrast of chapters in understanding organi The two articles to be compared are The Functions and Structure of Criminal Syndicates by Donald R. Cressey and Donald Cressey’s Contributions to the Study of Organized Crime by Joseph L. Albini. Though the second article is merely an evaluation of the first, the goal is to show how Albini agrees with some of Cressey’s points, and to present Cressey’s evidence that Albini has rejected in a way that will challenge...

Classical economist adam smith
Classical economist - adam smith Often called the founder of modern economics, Adam Smith, born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, June 5, 1723, was a wide-ranging social philosopher and economist whose masterwork, "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" (1776), is one of the most influential studies of Western civilization. Smith's intellectual interests were extensive. He wrote an important philosophical treatise, "The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759)," and was well vers...

Cleopatra 2
Cleopatra 2 Cleopatra One of the most popular pharos of Egypt has to be King Tut, The youngest ruler of Egypt. However, one of the most interesting is without-a- doubt Cleopatra. One of the intriguing parts about her was her son Ptolemy Caesar. Ptolemy Caesar, (The son of Julius Caesar), was one of main factors in the fall of Rome. Some of the things that could be linked to Ptolemy would be Caesar's assassination, the civil war between Octavious Caesar and Mark Antony and the death of ...

Cleopatra
Cleopatra Cleopatra Many countries have had important rulers who were well-known throughout the world. One country whose leaders particularly stand out is Egypt. The leaders of ancient Egypt were extremely essential in history. Cleopatra was a key example of these significant rulers of Egypt. The Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII was an extraordinary woman who used her knowledge and ambition to fulfill Egypt�s political goals. Cleopatra VII, more commonly known as Cleopatra, was born ...

Clinton impeachment
Clinton impeachment Interview: Views on Clinton’s Impeachment The impeachment of Bill Clinton is one of the “weirdest episodes” in our political history. He is the only elected President of the United States ever to be resulted in the passage of impeachment (Johnson was not elected, Nixon resigned to prevent impeachment). The reason for his impeachment is that he lied under the oath during the testimony in the Paula Jones sexual harassment suit, and to grand jury dur...

Clinton vs
Clinton vs. nixon Clinton vs. Nixon The resent scandal in the White House has brought my attention to the American Presidents as people and Presidents. Looking into the American history and her presidents I have found out that presidents are not just political figures but that they are also people. In my research I will compare and contrast two of the American presidents’ current Bill Clinton and ex-president Richard Nixon. President Clinton and President Nixon bot...

Chuck Yeager
Chuck Yeager General Chuck Yeager Charles E. Yeager was born on February 13, 1923 in Myra, West Virginia and raised the nearby village of Hamlin for the first eighteen years of his life. His father drilled natural gas, and his mother was a housewife. At an early age, Chuck helped his father drill, and learned mechanics from his father. Chuck was always fixing the car engines or the drill engine if it broke. In high school Chuck played basketball and baseball, although he never really excelle...

Cicero
Cicero Marcus Tullius Cicero, is remembered in modern times as the greatest Roman orator and innovator of what became known as Ciceronian rhetoric. He was the son of a wealthy family of Arpinium. He made his first appearance in the courts in 81. His brilliant defense, in 80 or early 79, of Sextus Roscius against a fabricated charge of parricide established his reputation at the bar. After his election as consul for 63 his chief concern was to discover and make public the seditious inte...

Clara Hale
Clara Hale By: Nikuya Williams E-mail: Princess_Kiya_2000@yahoo.com Black History Month is a great time to celebrate out history, achievements, and accomplishments. February should not be the only time but it is certainly a good time to start. Many blacks have done extraordinary things. I admired Clara McBride Hale. She works with crack-addicted and HIV-positive babies. Clara McBride Hale was born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. She has suffered lots in her lifetime. She became an o...

Classical Economist Adam Smi
Classical Economist - Adam Smi Often called the founder of modern economics, Adam Smith, born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, June 5, 1723, was a wide-ranging social philosopher and economist whose masterwork, "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" (1776), is one of the most influential studies of Western civilization. Smith's intellectual interests were extensive. He wrote an important philosophical treatise, "The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759)," and was well versed...

Christopher Reeve
Christopher Reeve What it means to be a Superman Born on September 25, 1952, native New Yorker Christopher Reeve has lead a life of stardom, coupled with a life of tragedy. Leading a very successful film career, Reeves was on top of the world, until the fifth day of May of nineteen ninety-five. On this day, Reeves life would change forever. However, no tragedy could stop a true Superman. Attending Princeton day academy Reeves was a success from the beginning. His natural talent...

Christopher columbus american hero or portuguese idiot
Christopher columbus - american hero or portuguese idiot ? As the vessel bounces lazily across the waves, a man sitting amidships on the crow's nest cries out. "Land, Ho!" he says in a state of dumbfounded excitement. After almost a year at sea, their fateful voyage was reaching a conclusion. A stately man walks out of the cabin and surveys the situation. He is Christopher Columbus, Portuguese explorer. Some say he was one of the greatest men that ever lived. He discovered the "New World" an...

Christopher columbus 2
Christopher columbus 2 Christopher Columbus is an amazing figure of past history. He was known as the discoverer of America and the first true American. Recent studies have brought up a question if maybe Christopher Columbus is not the “hero” we where thought to believe in elementary school. Its is proven that Columbus’ methods of beginning colonies and taking land where cruel and barbaric. Christopher Columbus has turned out to be a different man from what I grew up be...

Christopher marlowe
Christopher marlowe Christopher Marlowe Many major and influential authors emerged during the Renaissance. Among these talented individuals was Christopher Marlowe. Marlowe and his fellow writers of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, impacted the course of writing, which preceded their life. Their works continue to be read and studied by numerous people, to this day. Christopher Marlowe was a dominant English poet and playwright, who perhaps was William ShakespeareR...

Chronicle life and times of sula and nel
Chronicle - life and times of sula and nel It all began in and around the year 1919. Sula Peace, the daughter of Rekus who died when she was 3years old and Hannah, was a young and lonely girl of wild dreams. Sula was born in the same year as Nel, 1910. Sula was a heavy brown color and had large eyes with a birthmark that resembled a stemmed rose to some and many varied things to others. Nel Wright, the daughter of Helene and Wiley, was and unimaginative girl living in a very strict and m...

Chuck Close
Chuck Close By: metallifu@#k E-mail: metallica_inflames@yahoo.com Chuck Close (born 1940) is an American photorealist specializing in close-up portraits and self-portraits. Close is one of the very few modern realists or photorealists who focus on the human face. In 1988, in mid-career, Close was paralyzed due to a blood clot in his spinal column. He regained partial use of his arms, and was able to return to painting after developing techniques which allowed him to work from a wheelch...

Chistopher reeves
Chistopher reeves What it means to be a Superman Born on September 25, 1952, native New Yorker Christopher Reeve has lead a life of stardom, coupled with a life of tragedy. Leading a very successful film career, Reeves was on top of the world, until the fifth day of May of nineteen ninety-five. On this day, Reeves life would change forever. However, no tragedy could stop a true Superman. Attending Princeton day academy Reeves was a success from the beginning. His natural talent a...

Chris lansid
Chris lansid Chris Lansid was born in Chareston, South carolina. He had 2 brothers and 1 sister. He was born on March 3, in 1824 and lived until January 9,1902. When he was growing up he had 3 jobs at a time when he was only 12 years old. His family was brought up in poverty. All of his family members had to work to make a living. His family lossed a house and all of there possesions when he was 15. They lived in a motel for the next 3 years. They then got a house off of a award payment on...

Christ is the answer john saward
Christ is the answer - john saward Christ Is The Answer John Saward Christ's life has been documented and studied for many years, in an effort to understand not only his mission but his message. Theologians have tried to uncover the mystery of Christ, so that Christians will engage their faith in the right direction. For many Christians each step of their faith needs direction. John Saward's book Christ Is The Answer is an attempt to step by step explain: What Christ is?, Who he ...

Christoper Marlow
Christoper Marlow Christopher Marlow Christopher Marlowe was born on February 6, 1564 (Discovering Christopher Marlowe 2), in Canterbury, England, and baptized at St. George�s Church on the 26th of the same month, exactly two months before William Shakespeare was baptized at Stratford-upon-Avon (Henderson 275). He was the eldest son of John Marlowe of the Shoemaker�s Guild and Katherine Arthur, a Dover girl of yeoman stock (Henderson 275). Upon graduating King�s School, Canterbury, h...

Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in fourteen-hundred-ninty-two. He came over from Spain in three ships, the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria and discovered America, or at least that was what I was taught in elementary school. Since then there has been much controversy going on over the issue of weather or not Christopher Columbus really �discovered� America because when he landed in San Salvador he was not alone. Native Americans already inhabited the l...