The Kids Book of Great Canadians

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Butz was born and raised in New York City. PBS’s assorted and diverse web exhibits supplement specific individual television series and generally include a resume of each episode, interviews (often with sound bites), a timeline, a glossary, photos, and links to relevant sites. Her most popular, Little Women, was just one of 270 works that she published. I hope you’ll link up if you’re a blogger, and be sure to stop by Tara’s and Jeanae’s blogs and see what they’re posting as well!

Ferdinand Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World (The

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That meant that if he did exist, his birth would have to occur in 4 B. S. and other worldwide national archives, museums, libraries, universities, news organizations and government websites. The citizenship aspect comes into play when the children take the coins dropped into their hand-held cans and transform them into checks donated to a charity of their choice. He received his commission in the Royal Engineers in 1825 (lieutenant, 1826; captain, 1840) and served on the construction of the Rideau Canal in Canada in 1827-33.

Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women

Cheryl Harness

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C., Lin has distinguished herself as the most acclaimed site-specific architect of contemporary America. This physicist was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize — she actually won it twice — and the first woman to earn a doctorate in Europe. Bethsaida resided in Gaulonitis (Golan region), east of the Jordan river, not Galilee, which resided west of the river. First it was followed by events of great magnitude in quick succession. While living in Florida he served as pastor at Leesburg, Lady Lake, Pine Level, and Whitney.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Storybook Life (Audiobook) (Heroes

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge

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The main author of Biography Online is Tejvan Pettinger from Oxford, UK. There’s a reason—it’s some of the most actionable and educational reading you can do. Kevin has a big history report due that he hasn't even started. John Miller, JR., a native of Lebanon County, Penn., and one of the present Commissioners of Greene County was born October 10, 1830. Emily Dickinson is such an interesting figure in literature.

These Lands Are Ours: Tecumseh's Fight for the Old Northwest

Kate Connell, Jan Naimo Jones

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He married Lucy Minter on August 8, 1901. Some, such as Lucy Riall’s exploration of Garibaldi or Lindsey Hughes on Peter the Great, have focused on political figures, as do Antonia Fraser’s lives of British monarchs. According to Richard Burridge, these literary units are also typical of ancient Graeco-Roman biographies. “We have seen how bioi are also composed of stories, anecdotes, sayings and speeches. The Plot Against America is a novel by Philip Roth published in 2004.

Abigail Adams: First Lady of the American Revolution

Patricia Lakin

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Crippled from birth, Sequoyah, a Cherokee warrior, fought in the Creek War and invented the Cherokee alphabet. Pierce was wounded during the Mexican War. James Garvin Chastain (1854-1954) lived to be 100 years of age. Prior to his appointment as NASA Administrator, he had been Executive Vice President and a director of General Dynamics Corporation, St. The Hart House stayed in William Hart’s family until approximately 1827, when his second wife, Lucy Buckingham, sold it to a local ship captain.

Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight

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He served as pastor at Port City Christian Fellowship in Muskegon, Michigan and Northstar Church in Jacksonville before becoming pastor of Hogan Baptist Church in 2007. The reason why young people should read biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, and diaries is because they provide the most valuable lessons in life. At an early age, he entered the State University, but did not complete the Sophomore year until 1868. In 1784, he joined with Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Eddy and George Clinton (who was married to Robert's cousin Hannah Bowne Franklin) to form the Manumission Society of New York.

Walt Whitman

Catherine Reef

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As his father was a professor of modern languages at the university, an academic environment would surround him from birth. A development in British and Irish writing in the past 25 years has been the renewed interest in the First World War. According to Romer, "Irenaeus' great book not only became the yardstick of major heresies and their refutations, the starting-point of later inquisitions, but simply by saying what Christianity was not it also, in a curious inverted way, became a definition of the orthodox faith." [Romer] If a Jesus did exist, perhaps eyewitness writings got burnt along with them because of their heretical nature.

The Boy Who Loved to Draw: Benjamin West

Barbara Brenner, Olivier Dunrea

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Monmouth claimed that Arthur was unsurpassed in power and diplomacy, a great warrior king who ruled Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Brittany, Normandy and Gaul. Without warning or luggage of any sort, Ratchet’s mother ships her to Maine to spend the summer with two elderly relatives. It could be the case, therefore, that chapters 1.27-28 are actually a redaction on the text of recension α, rather than an earlier version of the text.

Booker T. Washington (First Biographies (Raintree

Jan Gleiter, Kathleen Thompson

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He was the father of 9 children, 8 of whom survived; Margaret, Chester, Eugene, Virginia, Christine, Stanley, Phillip and James. My father and three of my brothers were in the action. Original data: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. The Chaudoin’s had no children and in 1851, W. N. was ordained as the pastor of Charity Church, 15 miles from Nashville. The struggle for women to gain acceptance, recognition and equal rights in society has been a long process.