Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady & Human Rights Advocate

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Cloar served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Owensboro, Kentucky, and left there to serve as pastor of the Gainesville Baptist Church (1909-1914). Then in 1946 he became chief of the jet propulsion research section, which conducted some of America's early research on turbojet engines. He and his wife, Janice Goode, of Montgomery, Alabama, served as foreign missionaries to Uganda. From there, Breakes bought a letter of marque from the governor of Gibraltar and turned to pillaging throughout the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean.

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World of Inventors: Leonardo da Vinci

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He and his wife, Rita, served as catalytic missionaries in Miami under the appointment of the Home Mission Board. September 5, 2016 Book Club Comments Off on Book Club Meeting Tuesday, September 13! Magnuson (1905-1989) (D-WA) was elected to the House of Representatives in 1936 and served until 1944 when he was appointed to fill an unexpired term in the Senate. Biographies of women entrepreneurs are a good way to discover the struggles and challenges faced by women in the business world.

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Amazing American Inventors of the 20th Century (Inspiring

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The exhibit focuses on the period between 1749 and 1834, dates which mark the founding of Halifax and the coming into effect of legislation abolishing slavery in the British colonies, respectively. They are a milestone because they are a rare instance of the successful union of two art forms by one man. Smithsonian National Museum of American History Search Engine: Discover history through objects, photographs, interactive timelines: Complete archived collections - excellent! He was the son of John Henry and Vallie Brown Cone.

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The Camping Trip that Changed America

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It is the anthropologist’s job to unravel the webs of meaning and interpret them. At the end of the hostilities, after the French had surrendered, in 1760, Gage was to become the military governor of Montreal. "While at Montreal Gage was regarded as an honest, fair, and conscientious administrator ..." ( DCB .) In 1763, succeeding Amherst, Gage was to become the Commander-in-Chief of the British forces in America. I sensed a scream passing through nature.” This experience affected the artist so deeply he returned to the moment again and again, eventually making two paintings, two pastels, and a lithograph based on his experience, as well as penning a poem derived from the diary entry.

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A Picture Book of Ben Franklin (Picture Book Biography)

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Biographical and historical memoirs of northeast Arkansas, comprising a condensed history of the state ... biographies of distinguished citizens ... a brief descriptive history ... of the counties .. Explore Russia's rich history through the lives of some of its most famous leaders. When someone dropped a nickel into his container, the boy could click play with his cheek switch, and the listener could hear the recorded facts. "He was very proud, and everyone enjoyed his participation," Anderson said.

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Thomas Paine and the Fight for Liberty (Leaders of the

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Thus the fledgling science of spectroscopy, which would develop into a vital tool for chemical analysis, was born. He was baptized in 1865 in Atlanta and licensed to preach in 1871 in Rome, Georgia. So the "historical Jesus" of modern scholarship is no less a fiction. From this chronicle, there are indications that he lived through many of the events he relates. On these grounds they were forbidden to marry, excused from confessing to a priest, and excluded from sharing in the sacrament of the eucharist.

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Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship

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He served as pastor of Westside Baptist Church, Lake Wales; Central Avenue Baptist Church, Lakeland, and First Baptist Church, Auburndale. Keynes – Revolutionary economist who created Keynesian economics. The largest landowner that I have come across was David L. Students will learn that there is more to poetry than rhyming. There he claimed to have met two venerable men--whom he later identified as the ancient physician Galen and the Swedish seer Emanuel Swedenborg--and experienced a state of mental illumination.

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Cleopatra's Coin (Stories of Great People (Hardcover))

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For the Eastern States, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has the tract books and patents. I recommend the chapters about finding the dead snake in The Moon and I, one of the chapters about the Iditerod in Woodsong, the part about the brutal headmaster in Boy, and the chapter about the dead rat in Looking Back. ( Booklist ) For their first biography, encourage the kids to choose a biography or autobiography about someone or something they are already at least vaguely interested in.

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The Man Behind the Gun: Samuel Colt and His Revolver (Genius

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Gary Crawford became pastor of Westside Baptist Church in Gainesville on July 12, 1981. SS3G2 The student will describe the cultural and geographic systems associated with the historical figures in SS3H2a. a. Crawford has been very active in evangelism and missions locally and globally. Mansfield was selected as the Associate Administrator for the Office of Space Access and Technology in 1994. Cook (1924-2009) was born in West Texas and graduated from Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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Abraham Lincoln: The Life of America's Sixteenth President

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During his second year at Howard he took a psychology class that dramatically change his academic perspective. This is a wry and quirky humorous dictionary of personages in history whether of biblical, religious, and/or secular bent. Newly widowed Captain Myles Standish asked his friend John Alden to propose to Priscilla on his behalf, as was custom, only to have Priscilla ask, “Why don’t you speak for yourself, John?” John and Priscilla had 10 children over 20 years.

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