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Suetonius twelve caesars a biography of the lives of

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Suetonius Twelve Caesars, a biography of the lives of the Caesars Peloponnesian War battle between Athens and Sparta, effectively destroyed Athens Martin Luther King, Jr "I have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963.King was assassinated on April 4, 1968 by James Earl Ray. John Brown John Hancock Charles Darwin Origin of Species John Scopes persecuted for teaching Darwinism in his biology classroom William Hearst Charles Lindbergh Anne Hutchinson Virginia Dare Emily Post George Washington Christopher Columbus sailed three ships across the Atlantic in 1492, Nina, Pinta, and the Santa Maria Amerigo Vespucci America derived its name, Italian navigator, As a result of Vespucci’s work, maps of the entire planet changed radically Malcolm X militant Black Muslims, Founder of Muslim Mosque, Inc.,was assassinated in February 1965. Gloria Steinem Aristotle Onassis Galileo Galilei belief that the sun was at the center of the universe led to his death during the Inquisition. Henry Ford perfected the assembly line Sigmund Freud Oedipus complex theory, and attributed most psychological problems (particularly sexual ones) to childhood occurrences. Albert Einstein work led to the development of the atomic bomb and nuclear fission Thomas Paine common sense pamphlet James Boswell autobiography of samuel Johnson took over the Harper’s Ferry arsenal in 1859 in an attempt to lead a slave uprising, Brown encouraged slaves to claim their freedom themselves by murdering their owners. Though captured by Robert E. Lee before his plan went very far, he had many open supporters, including Henry David Thoreau. President of the Continental Congress, he was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence, and did so with a flourishing signature began his career in publishing with the San Francisco Examiner, and his publishing house grew to 18 newspapers and 9 magazines during his lifetimeOrson Well’s Citizen Kane is said to be based on Hearst’s life made the first non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean.,His family made headlines in 1932 after his young son was kidnapped from their home and murdered. helped to found Rhode Island,slaughtered by Indians,believed that one could reach heaven through faith alone, and that denying one pleasures during life or engaging in elaborate religious rituals were futile and unnecessary first English child born in America, She and her family settled at Sir Walter Raleigh’s Roanoke Island, the inhabitants of which all mysteriously disappeared wrote Etiquette, Her descendents, most recently Peggy Post, have continued to update her initial work to keep up with the changing times. appointed Thomas Jefferson his Secretary of State and Alexander Hamilton Secretary of the Treasury, Jay’s Treaty and the Whiskey Rebellion caused him considerably controversy by his second term, and he was accused of being an aristocratic enemy of democracy.
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