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History of Tony Blair
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History of Tony Blair

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for a decade, Tony Blair served an unprecedented three terms as Labour Member of Parliament for Sedgefield. He assumed responsibility during his term to change the focus of the Labour Party image and make it more electable. Blair became well-known when he risked his personal authority and reputation by supporting the United States government in the War on Terror. After he stepped down as [...]

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History of Will Smith
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History of Will Smith

Will Smith is one of the most prominent powerhouses in Hollywood. He has been named as one of the wealthiest and most influential actors in the world. To younger generations, Will Smith is an established movie star known for his charisma and charm and who averages one major film a year. But for those who have been following his career since the beginning, he is an unusually multi-talented artist whose [...]

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History of Tecumseh
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History of Tecumseh

The Fight for Territory England and France were determined to colonize the early United States during the Great Age of Exploration. The two countries fought each other as they vied for the right to claim territories. They felt that they had “God’s Own Right” to claim land, and the indigenous populations stood in the way of their thirst for real estate. Their quest for power led to the eventual subjugation [...]

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History of Sir Edmund Hillary
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History of Sir Edmund Hillary

Introduction Mountaineer and explorer Sir Edmund Percival Hillary died in 2008, nearly five and a half decades after his historical climb to the top of Mt Everest that gave him and his climbing partner Tenzing Norgay worldwide acclaim. Originally a beekeeper and an amateur mountaineer from New Zealand, he continued to explore the Himalayas and Antarctica. Not only making accomplishments in the world of climbing, continued his humanitarian work for [...]

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History of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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History of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Born on Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King, Jr. was the son of Alberta Williams King and Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. Initially, Martin Luther King, Sr. was named Michael King, and the famous civil rights activist was originally named Michael King, Jr. However, after a trip to Europe in 1934, his father legally had their names changed to Martin Luther King in honor of the German [...]

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History of Benazir Bhutto
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History of Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto, a former prime minister of Pakistan, led a tumultuous but inspiring life before her assassination at a political rally. Elected Prime Minister in 1988, Bhutto became the first woman leader of an Islamic country. Ousted from her post under accusations of corruption, Bhutto went into self-imposed exile in Dubai and London. Benazir Bhutto believed in democracy and wanted it rebuilt in Pakistan. She fought for it until her [...]

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History of Arnold Schwarzenegger
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History of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s rise to prominence epitomizes a story of success for foreign nationals who have migrated to the United States. Formerly an actor and action star, he currently serves as the 38th governor of California. As a household name and icon, his style, personality and accomplishments have earned him a place in history.  His Austrian manner of speech, so recognizable to his audience, allows for many hilarious cartoon characters to [...]

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History of Adam Sandler
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History of Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is not just an actor. He is also a comedian, film producer, screenwriter and musician. Adam Richard Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Sept. 9, 1966. He was raised by a nursery teacher and an electrical engineer. When he turned five his family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire. Adam was a natural clown, but he never thought of becoming a comedian until he turned 17 and [...]

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History of Serena Williams
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Serena Williams

Serena Williams is a female American tennis player, the sister of Venus Williams, and also a top ranked player who has been ranked number one in the world several times, and holds the record for holding all four grand slam titles consecutively. Serena Williams has represented the US at the Olympic Games, and is one of the world’s highest earning sport celebrities. Ms Williams is a long time philanthropist, having [...]

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