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Claims to authority from Pope Boniface VIII

Pope Boniface VII, real name Benedetto Caetani, was born in Anagni at around 1235 and died in 1309. Pope Boniface made his name with his famous quarrels about the authority and the power of the Pope. Christianity played a major role in life during the middle ages. It can be argued that the church, during Read More

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Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson is a tourist who has come to England for the first time ever. He is an American who has traveled from France to get to England. He arrives in Dover coming from Calais in the middle of the night. Bill Bryson shares his experiences using a journalistic, diary way of writing. He has Read More

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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 1 1, 1963) was an American poet, novelist and short story writer. Born In Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College, Cambridge, before receiving acclaim as a professional poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956 and they lived together first in Read More

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Steven Adams

My name is Steven Adams. I currently work for the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections as A Youth Corrections Officer. The work is very interesting because of the type of youth that you come in contact with and they are at a very challenging point in their lives. I spend most of my time supervising Read More

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The Rise of Vernon Wayne Howell

David Koresh born as Vernon Wayne Howell was born in Houston, Texas in 1959; to a 15 years unwed single parent. His father was never in his life and he was raised by his grandparents (Who’s Who). At the age of 20, Koresh joined the Seventh Day Adventists church. A church in which his mother Read More

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John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes is considered to be one of the most influential economists and authors of all time. He was very successful during his lifetime and is known as the Father of Keynesian. Some may have believed him to be the academic scribbler who feasted on mindless followers while others consider him to be the Read More

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Silas Deane’s Death

Silas Deane was a man of promise, he came from humble origins, but he rose to great heights. However, he did fall from respect, and lived out his life thought to be a traitor and a cheat. He died in an unusual manner, however. On the deck of the ship that would bring him back Read More

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Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring

In the early 20th century, many composers were beginning to not be so pleased with the status quo of what Romanticism had set for them. Composers such as Arnold Schoenberg and Claude Debussy began to experiment with new ways or writing music. They began to experiment with new sounds, textures, idea’s, compositional techniques, etc. They, Read More

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Roman Generals Marius and Sulla

Sulla was a roman magistrate; politician and he also opposed the leader of the senate. He served twice as a consul after having usurped power, once in 87 BC and again from 86 – 84 BC. Subsequent to the violation of the conditions on which Cinna had been made consul by him, Sulla deposed him Read More