John Winthrop: Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (Signature

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Which President served as a lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American war? Solomon served as a chaplain in the United States Navy from 1953 to 1955, and as pastor of First Baptist Church in Bristol, Florida from 1955 to 1956. George Kistiakowsky (1900-1982) was a pioneering chemist at Harvard University, associated with the development of the atomic bomb, and later an advocate of banning nuclear weapons. The German authors Goethe and Schiller wrote a number of historical plays, including Goethe's Egmont (1788), which is set in the 16th century, and is heavily influenced by Shakespearean tragedy, and Schiller's Mary Stuart, which depicts the last days of Mary, Queen of Scots (1800).

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Betsy Ross (Revolutionary War Leaders)

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He won the 1905 Nobel Prize in literature. Clara was one of the few pianists of her time to perform music from memory. E. (well after the alleged crucifixion of Jesus), puts him out of range of an eyewitness account. And going on from there, he saw two brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them. In 1998 the California voters amended the Constitution to allow each county’s trial judges to unify their courts, if desired, into a single countywide superior court system.

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Walt Disney (Rookie Biographies (Library))

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In 1955 he became head of the tracking and guidance branch for Project Vanguard. Carlton served as a Baptist preacher in the South Florida Association and died on July 24, 1904. Having been disappointed in this and now unable to keep pace with his friends in their retreat and fearing that a ball from the fort might overtake him, he turned aside and sheltered himself in the lower story of an old building which stood near, uttering through the day many dolorous cries and lamentations.

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Napoleon (World Leaders Past & Present)

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The father of the subject of the present memoir was Nathaniel Huntington, who resided ... [ MORE ] Francis Lewis was a native of Landaff, in South Wales, where he was born in the year 1713. It will also include invited talks by Latin American female mathematicians. Itinerant gypsies would later add regional variety in rhythm and melody. Please remember that I do not have the actual books, only the indexes, and I can not send you copies of the biographies because I do not have them.

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The Flight of Red Bird: The Life of Zitkala-Sa

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With the glut of so-called dystopian fiction on the YA market lately, it’s clear that many publishers are throwing the label around willy-nilly, perhaps because it sounds better than “post-apocalyptic science fiction”, which is what most of these books really are. Compiled by students in mathematics classes at Agnes Scott College, in Atlanta, Georgia. He and his wife, Esther, had one daughter, Heidi, and one son, Paul.

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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton: The Scientist Who

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This post will not be the final installment of my series discussing the historical reliability of popular-novelistic biographies, since there is a large amount of diverse issues that need to be covered. Tours will be held on the following dates: Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at the Historical Society during open hours, at the Haddonfield Public Library, and at the Visitors Center. Later his pirate crew murdered the crew of a vessel called the "Acapulco", which was carrying a load of gold bars, and refitted it for piracy.

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The Making of the American Flag: Betsy Ross and George

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Just before and during the first century, the Jews had prophesied about an upcoming Messiah based on Jewish scripture. These films depict and dramatize the life of an important historical personage (or group) from the past or present era. Cllick here (PDF) for a membership application and a full list of terms and benefits. This fascination with Alexander’s character, as Spencer (pg. 41) explains, highlights “the modulations taking place in a pattern of ongoing reinvention of Alexander as a model for the interrogation of power and authority at Rome.” All of this context is relevant for understanding the Alexander Romance and one of its most glaring historical inaccuracies: Alexander’s journey to Rome ( 1.28 ).

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Going Up! (Great Idea (Tundra Books))

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See Philo's On the Confusion of Tongues (62-63, 146-147) If, indeed, such a well known Jesus existed, as the gospels allege, does any reader here think it reasonable that, at the very least, the fame of Jesus would not have reached the ears of one of these men? His other posts included Division Surgeon for the 4th Infantry in 1957-58 and Army Liaison Officer for Bioastronautics Research at the U. If just starting to read Christian biography, start here.

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George Washington: A Holiday House Reader

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Perfect for: Kids who like humor stories. Nearly all of the nineteen lived to mature years, and most of them raised families. Knopow was a young Lockheed engineer who helped develop an infrared radiometer and telescope to detect the hot exhaust gases emitted by long-range jet bombers and, more important, large rockets in the mid-1950s. In 1955 he joined the senior research staff of the High Altitude Observatory.

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Benjamin Franklin and Electricity (Science Discoveries)

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The pirates divided their plunder at Rajapura, India. Even after four decades I cannot encounter that word without a gate creaking open inside me. Politically he was a Democrat, and served with efficiency as a supervisor for a number of years. He was an informal advisor to presidents and their associates between the 1940s and the 1980s. He was educated at the University of Leipzig (1882-84), and Johns Hopkins University (Ph. Russian composers also wrote operas based on historical figures, including Boris Godunov by Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881), which was composed between 1868 and 1873, and is considered his masterpiece. [54] [55] Its subjects are the Russian ruler Boris Godunov, who reigned as Tsar (1598 to 1605).

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