Barack Obama (Rookie Biographies (Library))

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He chaired the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for a number of years and currently is its ranking minority member. Milton Klein (1924- ) graduated from Washington University, St. One of those rare books that successfully recast our impression of an iconic historical figure, American Ulysses gives us a finely honed, three-dimensional portrait of Grant the man—husband, father, leader, writer—that should set the standard by which all future biographies of him will be measured.”

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George Washington Carver: Teacher, Scientist, and Inventor

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Moreover, other scholars challenge its existence and those who do think Q existed have problems explaining it. Luppold's mother was Elizabeth Stuber, daughter of Charles Stuber, who was a farmer of Maiden-creek township. This was a momentous century in which science moved from a state of knowledge that was in many ways little more advanced than third century BC Greece to a much more advanced, sophisticated position, paving the way for the industrial revolution in the 1700s, and many more famous scientists.

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George Washington and the American Revolution (Jr. Graphic

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James served as a common name in the first centuries and Biblical scholars simply have no way to tell who this James refers to. Our extant historians for Alexander, however, such as Plutarch and Arrian, quote a large number of previous authors and sources (such as as Callisthenes, Ptolemy, and Cleitarchus), and so, even though the works of Alexander’s original historians no longer survive, we still have a large number of fragments preserved of them.

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Ella Fitzgerald: American Jazz Singer (History Maker

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Intended as a starting point for students’ own investigations, the biographies contain information such as date of birth, achievements, honours, and contributions to Australian society. Ironically, Bunsen will be remembered by generations of chemistry students for a mere improvement in a burner, when his other contributions to the field of chemistry are vastly more significant and diverse, covering such areas as organic chemistry, arsenic compounds, gas measurements and analysis, the galvanic battery, elemental spectroscopy and geology.

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In God We Trust: Stories of Faith in American History

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She confided the visions only in Jutta and in a monk named Volmar, who became her life-long secretary and biographer. The neighborhood, called locally �Dynamite Hill,� was marked by racial conflict. Kennedy, a Senator from Massachusetts between 1953 and 1960, ran for president as the Democratic candidate with Lyndon B. Devastating to the claims of Christians, however, comes from the fact that all of these accounts come from authors who lived after the alleged life of Jesus.

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- Thomas ""Stonewall"" Jackson (The Virginia Experience)

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The goals include: one, to organize and collaborate with other efforts to preserve and provide access to archival materials; two, to provide a resource for the academic community and the general public; and three, to promote discussion on the history of the university and its future. He solves the mystery before coming back to the present. The material for this database was selected, researched and described by Kristin Kinsey, Sarah Weeks, Sheri Boggs, Sarmila C.

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Benjamin Banneker (CL) (Colonial Leaders)

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If basic trust were not sufficiently developed, the child would have developed shame and doubt about his or her sense of self-control. Frank Clarke Newlon (1905- ) had been city editor and then managing editor for the DallasDispatch-Journal_ and then managing editor of the National Education Association Service in Cleveland. Mordica Hatfield was an ordained preacher of the Baptist Church for over twenty-five years. He is a member of the editorial board of Solar Physics, received the 1978 U.

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History for Kids: The Illustrated Life of Geronimo

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Biographies can introduce students to a whole new world of historical figures and different eras. Leonid Illyich Brezhnev (1912-1982) was Secretary of Central Committee for defense and space, i.e., head of the space program, from 1957-1960 and 1963-1965. Both his mother and numerous members of his father’s family exhibited similar symptoms of severe depression, indicating he was probably biologically susceptible to the illness.

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Who Was Robert E. Lee?

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He served in many other places as teacher and then pastor of Wades Church in Scriven County (1864-1865). Entertaining these views, they set out with ardor, and persevered with steadiness, losing no time through the day with loitering, they made their bodily strength the measure of their performance, and when the shades of evening admonished them that the season of rest was at hand, drawing upon their scanty stock, they partook of a coarse and frugal but strengthening and comfortable repast, for to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

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Marco Polo (Explorers)

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Bryan and his family have had years of involvement with the Texas State Historical Association and the history of Texas. He was converted at the age of nine and ordained at First Baptist Church, Hendersonville, North Carolina, in 1926. This person, one of history's most productive inventors, possessed all three qualities in great quantities. He was also a long-time member of and active fundraiser for the First United Methodist Church of Garden City. Alexander is so chivalrous that he entreats Darius to rise again and rule the Persians under the Macedonian conqueror’s support and protection; but when it is clear that the king will die, Alexander offers of his own initiative to wreak vengeance on the murderers, without even waiting to be requested by Darius to do so (2.20).

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