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100 People Who Made History

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Meet the people who helped shape the world we know today. 100 People Who Made History is no ordinary history book. Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, sports stars, and entertainers. From Marco Polo to Marie Curie via Pele, this top 100 comes from all over the world, taking in all types of people. Packed with engaging graphics and plenty of unusual facts, each profile describes the major influences and tells true stories about the movers and shakers from our history. Take a seat and meet the people that have changed our world and discover how they did it.

History Makers

Author : Jessica Tarbox
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One hundred two-page bios of interesting persons with online links and book references to encourage student research. Many women and minority persons are included.

100 Women Who Made History

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If you thought that it was a man's world, think again! 100 Women Who Made History is the exciting story of the women who changed the world. Get ready to meet some of history's wonder women. From super scientists like Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin to clued-up creatives like Emily Dickinson and J.K Rowling. Celebrate centuries of brave and brilliant women with this visual educational book. Meet the most talented and famous women in history. Figures who changed politics, science, business, and the arts, to those who were exciting entrepreneurs and clever creatives. Discover the landmark moments in the lives of amazing historical women. Learn about leading ladies like Joan of Arc and Eleanor Roosevelt, and modern game-changers such as Maya Angelou, Angela Merkel, Serena Williams, and Malala Yousafzai. A rich history book for kids that explores the lives of each woman in detail with beautiful photography and quirky "bobblehead" illustrations that present history on an engaging and fun way. Meet The Wonder Women Who Helped Shape The World Take a tour of the past and uncover the stories of the women and girls who have shaped the modern world. Find out what made Catherine so Great, why millions have read Anne Frank's diary, and how Harriet Tubman led hundreds to freedom. Kids can easily put each woman's story into context with "what came before..." and "what came after..." panels showing the things that influenced and were influenced by each woman. Special features highlight contemporaneous women and women in similar fields to paint a more complete picture for young readers. 100 Women Who Made History is a wonderfully inspirational history book for girls and boys ages 9 and up. This history book is a great learning tool for all children that broaches themes like human rights and gender equality from an age-appropriate angle. Learn about the different remarkable women in the past: -Clued-up creatives -Super scientists -Learning ladies -Intrepid entrepreneurs -Amazing achievers 100 Women Who Made History is part of the 100 Who Made History book series. Explore the most important people in history and how they contributed to significant attributes of the past that have helped to shape the past into our present.

History of Fillmore County

Author : Edward Duffield Neill
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The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities History and Biography of America

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British History Chronologically Arranged

Author : John Wade
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The Country Gentleman

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Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas

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History of Herodotus the seventh book entitled Polymnia

Author : Herodotus
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Speeches that Made History

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Speeches that Made History is a collection of speeches, addresses, declarations and announcements that have shaped history. Some have changed the way people think, others have changed the course of events across the globe - sometimes for the better, at other times with devastating results. From Descartes' 'Discourse on Method' to Gandhi's speech about the 'seven social sins', and Barack Obama's Inaugural Address to Karl Marx's preamble to 'The Communist Manifesto', here are the words that have inspired people, forged ideologies and shaped nations. Chapters: Ancient History Love Religion Science Patriotism Philosophy Humanity & Liberty Sport Politics War Miscellaneous

100 Events That Made History

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From the Silk Road to the Space Race and beyond, this illustrated book for kids captures key turning points in human history. Every page of this book brings history alive, exploring major moments of the past in an unforgettable way. You will find out how the Indus Valley civilization came up with the world's first sewage system, the ideals behind the ancient Olympics Games, and what led to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Pioneering activists are also featured, such as Dr Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, and Rosa Parks - incredible people who bravely fought for equality in the society. Adorned with iconic images and beautiful illustrations, the book details the deadliest wars, including Roman conquests and World War II. It also follows the story of human exploration and some of the greatest scientific discoveries, such as Newton's laws of motion. Also included are some of the terrible events of human history, such as the sinking of the Titanic, the partition of India, South African Apartheid, and 9/11. Packed with all the key social, political, economical, and technological events that have shaped our modern world, 100 Events That Made History is the book for young history buffs everywhere.

The History of Minnesota

Author : Edward Duffield Neill
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Prohibiting Water Projects in National Parks and Monuments

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands
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History of Brockton Plymouth County Massachusetts 1656 1894

Author : Bradford Kingman
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100 Scientists Who Made History

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From brainy biologists and clever chemists, to magnificent mathematicians and phenomenal physicists. Discover 100 remarkable scientists who shaped our world. Containing a universe of knowledge, this amazing kids' educational ebook tells the story of the extraordinary people who revolutionised our understanding of the world. A stunning way for children to meet science's most important people. Read through information-included mini-biographies of 100 brilliant scientists and innovators who have shaped our society and how we see the world around us. A perfect "everything you want to know in one place" about the history of science for children aged 8-12. Readers learn about discoveries that laid the groundwork for some of the most impressive innovations in history. Biologists, chemists, physicists, doctors, coders and astronauts are all featured including Hippocrates, Da Vinci, Alan Turing, Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and more. An attractive and engaging kids ebook that may inspire the next Einstein or Curie! Made for those always curious children and those who need encouragement to aspire to greatness and see the marvels of science. Put children inside the minds of scientific heroes through clever speech bubbles alongside portraits with first-person fun facts about their lives. It's a cool way to personalise these incredible people and engage children while giving them a solid base in science. Did you know that Marie Curie's notebooks are still radioactive? They're too dangerous to touch and even glow! And Louis Pasteur, who furthered the development of vaccinations and more, liked to paint in his spare time? Who knew! Learn About The Minds Who Shaped The World! Dive into the world of theories and experiments, reactions and equations, as we meet the figures who have helped us understand our universe and our place in it. Find out why Copernicus shook the world, what elements Marie Curie discovered, and how Franklin, Crick and Watson unlocked the secrets of our DNA. It's divided into Pioneers, Biologists, Chemists, Physicists, and Innovators, whose innovations have changed the world and continue to change it now. Discover amazing facts about the world and the people behind some of humanity's most impressive advancements. Some of the amazing trailblazers you'll meet: - Alan Turing - Marie Curie - Barbara McClintock - Leonardo da Vinci - And so many more! This fabulous title is one of five children's ebooks in the 100 In History series. Add 100 Women Who Made History, 100 People Who Made History, 100 Events That Made History, and 100 Inventions That Made History to your bookshelf and learn more about the significant people, events and inventions that shaped the world we live in today.

Menus that Made History

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Delve into this captivating collection of the world's 100 most iconic menus which reveal not just the story of food but periods of history, famous works of literature, notable events, and celebrity figures from prehistoric times up to the modern day. Each menu provides an insight into its particular historical moment - from the typical food on offer in a nineteenth-century workhouse to the opulence of George IV's gargantuan coronation dinner. Some menus are linked with a specific and unforgettable event such as The Hindenburg's last flight menu or the variety of meals on offer for First, Second and Third Class passengers on board RMS Titanic, while others give an insight into sport, such as the 1963 FA Cup Final Dinner or transport and travel with the luxury lunch on board the Orient Express. Also included are literary occasions like Charles' Dickens 1868 dinner at Delmonicos in New York as well as the purely fictional and fantastical fare of Ratty's picnic in The Wind in the Willows. This fascinating miscellany of menus from around the world will educate as well as entertain, delighting both avid foodies and the general reader.

History Makers

Author : Ian Whitelaw
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History Makers profiles the 100 people, including famous Canadians, whose legacies burn brightest in the history of the last century -- from the greatest scientists to the boldest political leaders and intellectuals—and ranks them in order of their influence.

Historical Metallurgy

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Events to be remembered in the history of England

Author : Charles Selby
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Year Book of the Dutchess County Historical Society

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