The Tragic Rise and Fall of Two Incredible Men: John Lennon and Julius Caesar

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Cassie Lyons
Mr. Neary
January 19, 2011

The Tragic Rise and Fall of Two Incredible Men

Thesis: John Lennon and Julius Caesar worked their entire lives to change the world. Cassius and Mark Chapman are remembered for taking the lives of prominent historical figures as opposed to working hard until they deserved the attention like Lennon and Caesar did. They do not get recognition for what they have accomplished but mostly for what happened to them. They deserve honor for the things that they have done john Lennon changed music forever and Caesar changed the military with his skillful tactics and excellent leadership. Over time they will be nothing but examples of tragic deaths when they really are honorable men. I. Background

A. John Lennon
1. Born October ninth 1940
2. Born in Liverpool, England
3. Married twice
a. First to Cynthia Powell
b. Second to Yoko Ono
4. Two sons
a. Julian Lennon with Cynthia
b. Sean Ono Lennon with Yoko
5. Best friends with fellow Beatles
a. Closest with first band member Paul McCartney
b. Third member George Harrison
c. And last to the group Ringo Starr
B. Mark David Chapman
1. Born May tenth 1955
2. Born in Fort Worth, Texas
3. Married once to Gloria Abe
4. Had many obsessions
1. John Lennon
2. “Holden Caulfield” from the Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger a. Read Catcher in the Rye at the scene of the crime until NYPD arrived b. Quoted “ Holden Caulfield” in court when asked if he had anything to say 5. Charged with second degree murder for killing John Lennon a. Twenty years to life

b. Mandatory Psychiatric Help
C. Julius Caesar
1. Born July 13 100 BC
2. Born in Subura, Rome
3. Married three times
a. Cornelia Cinna Minor
b. Pompeia
c. Calpurnia Pisonis
4. Three Children
a. Julia Caesaris
b. Caesarion
c. Adopted Nephew Augustus
5. Ruled Rome as a Consul member and dictator from...
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