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  • The Harmful Scrayer: The Case Of Jeffrey Dahmer

    the woods behind his parent’s house (Biography.com Editors). Dahmer was originally going to dispose of Hicks’ remains in a local junkyard. Dahmer got pulled over along the way for drifting into the wrong lane. He had Hicks’ remains in the back inside a garbage bag. The police let Dahmer off with a warning (True Crime: Compulsion to Kill…

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  • Billie Holiday

    amazing singers and they manage to succeed through their life even with all the problems they had. Billie Holiday was born on April 15th 1959. Billie’s real name is Eleanora Fagan she changed it because of her idol of Billie Dove. (Biography.com/editors). Billie Holiday’s mother…

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  • Connection Between American Values

    his hands on his version of the American dream. With that intense determination and internalization of these American values, he built an illegal stockbroking business in which his company made millions off of defrauding investors (Biography.com Editors). He continued this unethical and illegal practice until 1992 when the…

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  • Women's Participation In The Progressive Era

    The involvement of women’s group in Progressive-era reform movements. The Women of Progressive took charge and develop different reforms. However, voting was at the top to reform. The organizations knew that this was a situation that the federal government could assist women to get things reformed. The Progressive group was the cause of the women's suffrage. The National American Women Suffrage Association (N.A.W.S.A) traveled from state to state. The Association tried to get laws passed so…

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  • Divorce Rate In America

    in our country. However, six factors that are associated with low marital satisfactions are committing adultery, financial difficulties, addictions, work stress and obligations, depression as well as lack of communication, just to name a few (Staff Editor, 2012). However, it is believe that committing adultery is the leading reason why married couples get divorce. Whenever an individual committed adultery it is an obvious sign that something is not right with the marriage that the person…

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  • Joe Louis: The American Hero

    fought under the name Joe Louis so his mom wouldn’t find out ( Biography.com editors).…

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  • Otto Frank Biography

    company and made his second company Petacon. On May 12, 1925, Otto married his first wife. Her name was Edith Hollander. They had two children together, Anne Frank and Margot Frank. Anne is known for her diary, The Diary of a Young Girl (Biography.com Editor).…

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  • Content And Accuracy Of Wikipedia

    Wikipedia: Content and Accuracy What is Wikipedia? Wikipedia is a public website for people to write or search useful information. New information is updated on this site every hour. Anyone can contribute and edit information on this website. It is encouraged and designed for them to do so. To make sure that every fact added to the site is resourceful, Wikipedia has administrators and a judicial committee. These special groups keep track of poor information. Wikipedia is primarily based off of…

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  • Henrietta Lacks Contribution

    Henrietta Lack's contribution Toshia Milam Jacksonville State University Henrietta Lack's contribution “Henrietta Lacks was born on August 1, 1920, in Roanoke, Virginia.” (Biography.com editors, 2017). Henrietta was an African American tobacco farmer born under the name Loretta Pleasant. Henrietta was sent to live with her grandfather after the death of her mother in 1924. For unknown reasons, Henrietta changed her name after the death of her mother. During her stay she shared a room…

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  • Ulysses S. Grant Biography

    April 27, 1822. Grant was the son of Jesse Root Grant and Hannah Simpson Grant. Jesse owned a tannery business and was a business man. As a child, Grant was shy and reserved like his mother instead of being outgoing like his father (Biography.com Editors, "Ulysses S. Grant Biography"). In 1839, at the age of 17 he went to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Grant received the name Ulysses S. Grant from a clerical error at West Point and stuck with it in fear of…

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