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    Charles Dickens
    Notable Characters in the Works of Charles Dickens
    Use this list to learn about the most notable characters in the novels and other works of Charles Dickens.
    Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton
    Notable Figures of the Black Panther Party
    Find out more about the people who founded the Black Panther Party and other important members of the political movement.
    Isaac Newton
    Understanding Newton’s Laws of Motion
    Learn more about Isaac Newton’s three laws of motion, what they mean and how they affect everyday life.
    Ottoman Empire
    Decline of the Ottoman Empire
    List of some of the key factors in the decline of the Ottoman Empire. At one point the empire covered much of the Middle...
    transatlantic slave trade
    Transatlantic Slave Trade Key Facts
    List of important facts regarding the transatlantic slave trade. From the 16th to the 19th century, this segment of the global...
    Marbury v. Madison Key Facts
    List of important facts regarding Marbury v. Madison. This landmark case of the U.S. Supreme Court was decided on February...
    Ottoman Empire
    Ottoman Empire Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the history of the Ottoman Empire. Created by Turkish tribes in Anatolia (Asia Minor), the...
    Marbury v. Madison Causes and Effects
    List of causes and effects of the landmark 1803 legal case Marbury v. Madison. In one of the most important legal cases in...
    transatlantic slave trade
    Transatlantic Slave Trade Causes and Effects
    List of some of the causes and effects of the transatlantic slave trade. The transatlantic slave trade was the second of...
    transatlantic slave trade
    Transatlantic Slave Trade Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to the transatlantic slave trade. Beginning about 1500, millions of Black Africans...
    Marbury v. Madison Timeline
    Timeline of significant events in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison. The case arose in the aftermath of the...
    Ottoman Empire
    Key People of the Ottoman Empire
    List of some of the major figures of the Ottoman Empire, including Osman I, its founder; Mehmed II who destroyed the Byzantine...
    John Trumbull: Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to the Declaration of Independence. The document proclaimed that the 13 original colonies...
    John Trumbull: Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence Key Facts
    List of key facts related to the Declaration of Independence. This document, approved on July 4, 1776, by the Continental...
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to Martin Luther King, Jr., who led the civil rights movement in the United States...
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Achievements
    List of major achievements by Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired by the belief that peaceful protest could eliminate social...
    John Trumbull: Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence Causes and Effects
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the Declaration of Independence. Several years of armed conflict eventually...
    Jacques-Louis David: The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries
    Napoleon I’s Achievements
    List of some of the most notable achievements of Napoleon I, emperor of France and master of most of Europe during the early...
    Jacques-Louis David: The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries
    Napoleon I Timeline
    Timeline of events in the life of Napoleon I, emperor of France (1804–1814/15) and one of the most celebrated figures in...
    Vietnam War
    Key Facts of the Vietnam War
    A list of some of the key facts of the Vietnam War, from its origins in the aftermath of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954...
    Vietnam War
    Overview of the Vietnam War
    A listing of the belligerents of the Vietnam War and major leaders on both sides of the conflict. The war (1954–75) pitted...
    Vietnam War
    Causes and Effects of the Vietnam War
    Lists covering some of the major causes and effects of the Vietnam War. The conflict had its roots in Vietnam’s colonial...
    Vietnam War
    Vietnam War Timeline
    Timeline of the significant events of the Vietnam War. After winning its independence from France in 1954, Vietnam was temporarily...
    Spanish Inquisition
    Spanish Inquisition Key Facts
    List of important facts about the Spanish Inquisition, judicial institution first authorized in 1478, ostensibly to combat...
    British Empire
    British Empire Timeline
    Timeline of major events in the history of the British Empire. This worldwide system of dependencies—colonies, protectorates,...
    British Empire
    Key People of the British Empire
    List of some of the major figures in the history of the British Empire. These leaders were instrumental in helping to establish,...
    British Empire
    Decline of the British Empire
    At the height of the British Empire its colonies and other territories encompassed nearly one-quarter of the world’s land...
    Spanish Inquisition
    Spanish Inquisition Causes and Effects
    Some of the major causes and effects of the Spanish Inquisition, which became notorious for its use of torture, its secret...
    Spanish Inquisition
    Spanish Inquisition Timeline
    Timeline of significant events pertaining to the Spanish Inquisition. Although the Spanish Inquisition was authorized by...
    Christopher Columbus
    Christopher Columbus Timeline
    A timeline of major events in the life of Italian-born navigator and explorer Christopher Columbus, whose four transatlantic...
    Christopher Columbus
    Christopher Columbus’s Achievements
    Achievements of Christopher Columbus whose arrival in the Western Hemisphere in 1492 was a pivotal event in world history....
    Magna Carta
    Magna Carta Key Facts
    List of important facts related to the Magna Carta, which was signed by King John of England in 1215. By declaring the sovereign...
    Magna Carta
    Magna Carta Causes and Effects
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the influential charter of liberties known as the Magna Carta. The charter...
    Magna Carta
    Magna Carta Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to the Magna Carta, including the signing of the charter by King John of England in...
    Martin Luther
    Martin Luther’s Achievements
    Summary of the achievements of Martin Luther, the German priest and scholar who began the Reformation in 1517. This movement...
    Martin Luther
    Martin Luther Timeline
    A timeline of the life of Martin Luther who inaugurated the Protestant Reformation in Germany in 1517. It was Luther’s intent...
    second Opium War battle
    Causes and Effects of the Opium Wars
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the Opium Wars, two trading wars that erupted during the mid-19th century...
    second Opium War battle
    Key Facts of the Opium Wars
    List of important facts regarding the Opium Wars, two trading wars of the mid-19th century in China. The first (1839–42)...
    Seven Years' War: Battle of Zorndorf
    Key Facts of the Seven Years’ War
    List of important facts regarding the Seven Years’ War (1756–63). This major 18th-century conflict arose out of Austria’s...
    Seven Years' War: Battle of Zorndorf
    Timeline of the Seven Years’ War
    Timeline of events pertaining to the Seven Years’ War, which began in 1756 when Frederick II (the Great) led his Prussian...
    second Opium War battle
    Overview of the Opium Wars
    Brief overview of the Opium Wars, two armed conflicts in China in the mid-19th century between forces of Western countries...
    second Opium War battle
    Opium Wars Timeline
    Timeline of the Opium Wars, which arose following Chinese attempts to suppress the illegal opium trade in China in the mid-19th...
    Seven Years' War: Battle of Zorndorf
    Causes and Effects of the Seven Years’
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the Seven Years’ War (1756–63). This European conflict pitted Austria and...
    Seven Years' War: Battle of Zorndorf
    Overview of the Seven Years’ War
    Brief overview of the Seven Years’ War (1756–63), including a list of the major belligerents of the war and some of the significant...
    Battle of Gettysburg
    Key Facts of the American Civil War
    List of some of the important facts of the American Civil War, four-year war (1861–65) between the United States and 11 Southern...
    Wendell Phillips
    Abolitionism Timeline
    Timeline of major events related to abolitionism, which sought to end the transatlantic slave trade and to free enslaved...
    Wendell Phillips
    Abolitionism Key Facts
    List of key facts regarding abolitionism. Beginning in the late 1700s there arose in western Europe and the United States...
    World War I
    Key Facts of World War I
    Summary of important facts regarding World War I, major international conflict fought from 1914 to 1918. More than 25 countries...
    World War I
    Overview of World War I
    List of belligerents of World War I and some of the major leaders on both sides of the conflict, which erupted in 1914 and...
    World War I
    Causes and Effects of World War I
    Lists covering some of the major causes and effects of World War I, international conflict that in 1914–18 embroiled most...
    Roosevelt, Theodore; Rough Riders
    Spanish-American War Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to the Spanish-American War (1898). The war lasted less than a year but resulted in...
    World War I
    World War I Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to World War I, from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in 1914...
    Roosevelt, Theodore; Rough Riders
    Causes and Effects of the Spanish-American War
    List covering some of the major causes and effects of the Spanish-American War. The war originated in the Cuban struggle...
    American Progress, chromolithograph print, c. 1873
    Causes and Effects of Manifest Destiny
    List of major causes and effects of Manifest Destiny. The belief in the supposed inevitability of U.S. territorial expansion...
    William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare Timeline
    A timeline of significant events in the life of English poet and playwright William Shakespeare who is often praised as the...
    William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare’s Important Works
    A list of some of the most important and best-known works by William Shakespeare. More than 400 years after they were written,...
    American Progress, chromolithograph print, c. 1873
    Manifest Destiny Timeline
    Timeline of events related to Manifest Destiny. As the United States expanded in the 1800s, many Americans were inspired...
    Battle of Gettysburg
    American Civil War Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to the American Civil War, from the election of Abraham Lincoln as U.S. president...
    Roosevelt, Theodore; Rough Riders
    Overview of the Spanish-American War
    List of the belligerents and some of the major leaders of the Spanish-American War (1898), the conflict that ended Spanish...
    Battle of Gettysburg
    Causes and Effects of the American Civil War
    Lists covering some of the major causes and effects of the American Civil War, conflict between the United States and the...
    Battle of Gettysburg
    Overview of the American Civil War
    List of belligerents of the American Civil War and some of the major leaders on both sides of the conflict, which began in...
    Roosevelt, Theodore; Rough Riders
    Key Facts of the Spanish-American War
    List of important facts pertaining to the Spanish-American War, from its origins in the Cuban struggle against Spanish colonial...
    American Progress, chromolithograph print, c. 1873
    Manifest Destiny Key Facts
    List of important facts regarding the idea of Manifest Destiny. The phrase was coined in 1845 by magazine editor John L....
    Wendell Phillips
    Causes and Effects of Abolitionism
    Lists of some of the causes and effects of abolitionism. The abolitionist movement arose in the late 18th century to end...
    Jim Crow segregation
    Jim Crow Laws Timeline
    A timeline covering the origins and history of Jim Crow laws, which enforced racial segregation in the United States. After...
    Marie Curie
    Marie Curie’s Achievements
    Descriptive list of some of the most significant achievements of pioneering scientist Marie Curie, whose work focused on...
    Marie Curie
    Marie Curie Timeline
    Timeline of events in the life of Marie Curie. The Polish-born French physicist was famous for her work on radioactivity....
    Jim Crow segregation
    Jim Crow Laws Causes and Effects
    A list of some of the major causes and effects of the laws known as Jim Crow laws that were created to enforce racial segregation...
    Jim Crow segregation
    Jim Crow Laws Key Facts
    A list of key facts about the set of laws known as Jim Crow laws, which were an official effort to keep African Americans...
    Mexican-American War: U.S. declaration of war
    Overview of the Mexican-American War
    List of belligerents of the Mexican-American War and some of the major leaders on both sides of the conflict, which began...
    Mexican-American War: U.S. declaration of war
    Mexican-American War Timeline
    Timeline of significant events in the Mexican-American War, fought between Mexico and the United States from 1846 to 1848....
    Mexican-American War: U.S. declaration of war
    Causes and Effects of the Mexican-American War
    Lists covering some of the major causes and effects of the Mexican-American War, which grew from a border dispute after the...
    Mexican-American War: U.S. declaration of war
    Key Facts of the Mexican-American War
    List of some of the key facts of the Mexican-American War, from its origins following the United States’ annexation of Texas...
    Standard Oil Trust: cartoon depiction in Puck magazine
    The Progressive Era Key Facts
    Important facts regarding the Progressive Era of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The era witnessed the embrace of...
    Standard Oil Trust: cartoon depiction in Puck magazine
    The Progressive Era Timeline
    Timeline of major events during the Progressive Era. A number of political and social reforms of the era brought major changes...
    Standard Oil Trust: cartoon depiction in Puck magazine
    Causes and Effects of the Progressive Era
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the Progressive Era. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries progressive...
    Augustus
    Augustus Timeline
    Timeline of major events in the life of Augustus, first emperor of Rome. His reign followed the republic, which had been...
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Achievements
    List of some of the major achievements of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States. During the Great Depression...
    Augustus
    Augustus’s Achievements
    List of some of the key achievements of Augustus, also known as Augustus Caesar, first emperor of Rome. During his long reign,...
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States (1933–45). The only...
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi Timeline
    Timeline of key events in the ‘life of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of India’s independence movement. When India was a colony of...
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi’s Achievements
    List of some of the major achievements of Mahatma Gandhi who ended British rule over his native India without striking a...
    John Locke
    John Locke Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the life of English philosopher John Locke whose ideas inspired both the European Enlightenment...
    John Locke
    John Locke’s Important Works
    Descriptive list of some of the most important works of English philosopher John Locke. Much of what he advocated in the...
    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln’s Achievements
    A list of some of the most important achievements of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. Combining...
    Industrial Revolution
    Industrial Revolution Key Facts
    List of important facts regarding the Industrial Revolution, which began in Britain in the 18th century and from there spread...
    Industrial Revolution
    Industrial Revolution Causes and Effects
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution, which began in Britain in the 18th century with...
    Industrial Revolution
    Industrial Revolution Timeline
    Timeline of significant events of the Industrial Revolution, movement in which machines changed people’s way of life as well...
    John D. Rockefeller
    John D. Rockefeller Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the life of American industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of the...
    John D. Rockefeller
    John D. Rockefeller’s Achievements
    List of some of the significant achievements of John D. Rockefeller, from his establishing the first major U.S. business...
    women's suffrage: London demonstrators
    Women’s Suffrage in the United States Key Facts
    List of important facts regarding women’s suffrage in the United States. Women were denied voting rights throughout most...
    women's suffrage: London demonstrators
    Causes and Effects of Women’s Suffrage in the United States
    Lists of major causes and effects of women’s suffrage in United States. With the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment...
    The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
    Key Facts of the American Revolution
    Summary of important facts related to the American Revolution, the war in which Great Britain’s 13 North American colonies...
    The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
    Overview of the American Revolution
    An overview of the American Revolution, including a list of belligerents, some of the major leaders on both sides of the...
    women's suffrage: London demonstrators
    Women’s Suffrage in the United States Timeline
    Timeline showing how the push for equal voting rights for women originated and grew in the United States and how the movement...
    The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
    Causes and Effects of the American Revolution
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the American Revolution. The revolution began after Britain imposed new taxes...
    Great Mosque of Damascus
    Decline of the Umayyad Dynasty
    List of key factors in the decline of the Umayyad dynasty. The decline began with a defeat by the Byzantine Empire in 717;...
    Great Mosque of Damascus
    Key People of the Umayyad Dynasty
    List of some of the major leaders of the Umayyad dynasty, including the first Umayyad caliph, Mu?āwiyah I, and later caliph...
    Great Mosque of Damascus
    Umayyad Dynasty Timeline
    Timeline of important events related to the Umayyad dynasty, the first great Muslim dynasty to rule the empire of the caliphate,...
    The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
    American Revolution Timeline
    Timeline of important events related to the American Revolution. The 13 American colonies revolted against their British...
    Martin Luther
    Reformation Key Facts
    List of important facts related to the Reformation, the religious revolution that took place in the Western church in the...
    Martin Luther
    Reformation Causes and Effects
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the Reformation, the religious revolution that separated the Christians of...
    Martin Luther
    Reformation Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to the Reformation, also called the Protestant Reformation. This movement at first...
    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln Timeline
    A timeline of events in the life of Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president and one of the country’s greatest leaders. During...
    Black Death
    Black Death Causes and Effects
    List of causes and effects of the devastating pandemic known as the Black Death. At the time the pandemic ravaged Europe...
    Cleopatra
    Cleopatra’s Achievements
    List of major achievements of Cleopatra, queen of Egypt and one of the most fascinating women of all time. Cleopatra had...
    Cleopatra
    Cleopatra Timeline
    Timeline of significant events in the life of Cleopatra, Egyptian queen famous in history and drama for her relationships...
    George Washington
    George Washington Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the life of George Washington, American general and commander in chief of the colonial armies...
    Zheng He
    Zheng He Timeline
    A timeline of major events in the life of Chinese admiral and diplomat Zheng He, who commanded seven naval expeditions in...
    Zheng He
    Zheng He’s Achievements
    Summary of the achievements of the great Chinese admiral Zheng He, from his rise through the military to his leadership of...
    Isaac Newton
    Isaac Newton’s Achievements
    Summary of key achievements by English physicist and mathematician Isaac Newton, from his development of calculus to his...
    Civilian Conservation Corps
    New Deal Timeline
    Timeline of significant events pertaining to the New Deal. When Franklin D. Roosevelt assumed the presidency of the United...
    Isaac Newton
    Isaac Newton Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the life of English physicist and mathematician Isaac Newton who was the culminating figure...
    development of the Mughal Empire
    Mughal Dynasty Timeline
    A timeline of key events related to the Mughal dynasty whose rulers governed most of northern India for more than 200 years,...
    development of the Mughal Empire
    Key People of the Mughal Dynasty
    List of some of the key emperors of the Mughal dynasty, from Bābur, who founded the dynasty in 1526 and later extended his...
    development of the Mughal Empire
    Decline of the Mughal Dynasty
    Some important facts regarding the legacy of the Mughal dynasty and its decline. Despite the greatness of the empire, the...
    shantytown in Chicago
    Pullman Strike Key Facts
    Collection of important facts concerning the Pullman Strike, a widespread railroad strike and boycott that severely disrupted...
    shantytown in Chicago
    Pullman Strike Causes and Effects
    List of major causes and effects of the 1894 Pullman Strike. A severe economic depression had led the Pullman Palace Car...
    shantytown in Chicago
    Pullman Strike Timeline
    Timeline of the significant events that led up to and occurred during the Pullman Strike, which for a time in 1894 essentially...
    sharecroppers
    Great Depression: Causes and Effects
    List of some of the causes and effects of the Great Depression. Although it originated in the United States, the Great Depression...
    sharecroppers
    Great Depression: Key Facts
    Key facts about the Great Depression, worldwide economic downturn that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was...
    Black Death
    Black Death Timeline
    Timeline of significant events during and after the Black Death pandemic, from the arrival of the plague in Europe in 1347...
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Important Works
    List of some of the most important works by American short-story writer and novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald, including his first...
    Civilian Conservation Corps
    New Deal Causes and Effects
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the New Deal, domestic program of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt during...
    Civilian Conservation Corps
    New Deal Key Facts
    List of important facts regarding the New Deal, domestic program of the administration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt...
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    F. Scott Fitzgerald Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald, American short-story writer and novelist famous for his...
    George Washington
    George Washington’s Achievements
    List of major achievements by George Washington who served as commander in chief of the colonial armies during the American...
    Petrarch
    Renaissance Key Facts
    Important facts regarding the Renaissance, period in European civilization immediately following the Middle Ages. The Renaissance...
    Petrarch
    Renaissance Causes and Effects
    Some of the major causes and effects of the Renaissance, one of the great periods of genius in world history. The Renaissance...
    Petrarch
    Renaissance Timeline
    Timeline of significant events concerning the period of European history known as the Renaissance. During the Renaissance...
    Hunter, Alberta
    Harlem Renaissance Key Facts
    List of important facts regarding the Harlem Renaissance (c. 1918–37). Infused with a belief in the power of art as an agent...
    Hunter, Alberta
    Harlem Renaissance Causes and Effects
    Some of the major causes and effects of the Harlem Renaissance. This landmark African American cultural movement was led...
    Hunter, Alberta
    Harlem Renaissance Timeline
    Timeline of significant events and developments related to the Harlem Renaissance. A blossoming of African American culture,...
    Black Death
    Black Death Key Facts
    List of important facts regarding the Black Death, pandemic that ravaged Europe during the 14th century. The Black Death...
    sharecroppers
    Great Depression: Timeline
    Timeline of important events pertaining to the Great Depression, when much of the world faced harsh economic conditions....
    Mongol empire
    Mongol Empire Timeline
    Timeline of significant events related to the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous land empire in world history....
    Mongol empire
    Key People of the Mongol Empire
    List of key rulers and leaders of the Mongol Empire, one of the most successful and most feared empires in history. The...
    Mongol empire
    Decline of the Mongol Empire
    Summary of major factors in the decline of the Mongol Empire. Mongol power was greatest in the 13th century, when Genghis...
    Dred Scott
    Dred Scott Decision Causes and Effects
    List of some of the major causes and effects of the Dred Scott decision, the 1857 ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court that made...
    Dred Scott
    Dred Scott Decision Key Facts
    Key facts related to the controversial 1857 ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court known as the Dred Scott decision. The court...
    Dred Scott
    Dred Scott Decision Timeline
    Timeline of events related to the Dred Scott decision. In the 1840s an enslaved African American named Dred Scott sued for...
    Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman’s Achievements
    A summary of Harriet Tubman’s many achievements, including her escape from slavery in the South in 1849, her frequent and...
    Susan B. Anthony
    Susan B. Anthony’s Achievements
    A descriptive list of the major achievements of American activist Susan B. Anthony who was a pioneer crusader for the women’s...
    Susan B. Anthony
    Susan B. Anthony Timeline
    A timeline of the life of American activist Susan B. Anthony who fought for woman suffrage, or women’s right to vote, in...
    Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman Timeline
    A timeline of significant events in the life of Harriet Tubman, who escaped from slavery in the American South to become...
    Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the life of Booker T. Washington, educator and reformer who was the first president and principal...
    Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great’s Achievements
    List of some of the major achievements of Alexander the Great. Among the greatest generals the world has ever known, Alexander...
    Toussaint Louverture
    Toussaint Louverture’s Achievements
    List of some of the most important achievements of Toussaint Louverture, prominent leader of the Haitian independence movement....
    Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great Timeline
    Timeline of events in the life of Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia. In his short...
    Toussaint Louverture
    Toussaint Louverture Timeline
    Timeline of significant events in the life of Toussaint Louverture, central figure of the Haitian independence movement....
    Aztec round dance
    Aztec Empire Timeline
    Timeline of key events in the history of the Aztec Empire. Beginning in the 14th century the American Indian people known...
    Aztec round dance
    Decline of the Aztec Empire
    List of some of the major factors in the decline and collapse of the Aztec Empire. The empire that once extended from central...
    Aztec round dance
    Key People of the Aztec Empire
    List of some of the most important rulers and figures in the history of the Aztec Empire, including Montezuma II, under whom...
    Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington’s Achievements
    Descriptive summary of the many achievements of Booker T. Washington who rose from slavery to become an esteemed educator,...
    Galileo
    Galileo Timeline
    Timeline of important events in the life of Galileo whose discoveries with the telescope revolutionized astronomy and paved...
    Galileo
    Galileo’s Achievements
    Summary of major achievements by Italian natural philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer Galileo who has been called the...
    Elizabeth I
    Elizabeth I Timeline
    A timeline of significant events in the life of Elizabeth I of England, popularly known as the Virgin Queen and Good Queen...
    Elizabeth I
    Elizabeth I’s Achievements
    A summary of some of the most important achievements of Elizabeth I of England. Before the start of her reign, England had...
    Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell’s Achievements
    A list highlighting some of the most important achievements of Scottish-born American inventor Alexander Graham Bell. In...
    Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell Timeline
    A timeline showing key dates in the life of Scottish-born American inventor Alexander Graham Bell. He is famous for creating...
    Leonardo da Vinci: self-portrait
    Leonardo da Vinci’s Achievements
    A descriptive list of some of the major achievements of Leonardo da Vinci. The term “Renaissance man” is often used to describe...
    Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.
    Theodore Roosevelt Timeline
    A timeline of significant events in the life of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States. He took office...
    Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.
    Theodore Roosevelt’s Achievements
    Summary of the major achievements of Theodore Roosevelt who, as the 26th president of the United States (1901–09), fought...
    Leonardo da Vinci: self-portrait
    Leonardo da Vinci Timeline
    A timeline of significant events in the life of Leonardo da Vinci. A genius in many fields, Leonardo excelled at painting,...
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