Accomplishments

Articles about achievements and contributions of people and civilizations including kings, queens, scientists, leaders, US presidents, revolutionaries, icons, Chinese dynasties, etc.

Ming Dynasty Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of the Ming Dynasty of China

  Ming Dynasty reigned over China for 276 years from 1368 to 1644. During their reign, China was the largest economy in the world with larger area and more literate people than any other country....
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10 Major Achievements of The Ancient Aztec Civilization

  The term Aztec comes from the word Aztecah which means "people from Aztlan". Aztlan is a legendary place, which the Aztecs referred to their ancestral home. The Aztecs arrived in the Valley of Mexico...
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10 Major Achievements of The Ancient Inca Civilization

  The term Inka means "ruler" or "lord" in Quechua, the main language of the Inca Empire. It was used to refer to the ruling class of the empire but the Spanish, who conquered and...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson

  Thomas Jefferson served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Among other things, he was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, facilitated the Louisiana Purchase which nearly...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Ronald Reagan

Note: The post was originally published on Feb 11, 2017 Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911 – 2004) was an American politician who served as the 33rd Governor of California and the 40th President...
Theodore Roosevelt Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Theodore Roosevelt

  Theodore Roosevelt served as the President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He is famous for his domestic program Square Deal which had three basic ideas known as the "three C's": conservation...
Isaac Newton Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Isaac Newton

  Primarily active as a scientist in the second half of the seventeenth century, Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727) was an English physicist and mathematician, who more than anyone else, led the world towards...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Napoleon Bonaparte

  Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821) is considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. Starting as a second lieutenant in a French regiment, he rose to prominence during the French Revolution as a...
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10 Major Achievements of the Mesopotamian Civilization

  The term Mesopotamia comes from ancient Greek root words "meso", meaning "middle"; and "potamos" meaning "river". It broadly refers to the lands between the rivers Euphrates and Tigris. The region includes most of modern...
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10 Major Achievements of Ancient Babylonian Civilization

  Mesopotamia is a historical region situated between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates. It corresponds to present day Iraq, mostly, but also parts of Iran, Syria and Turkey. Mesopotamian civilization was one of the earliest...

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10 Major Achievements of Oprah Winfrey

  Among the most successful global media leaders the world has witnessed, Oprah Winfrey has been an American Talk Show host, news anchor, television producer,...

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10 Major Accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln

  Abraham Lincoln is a very popular president among critics as well as the general public. In Surveys of scholars conducted since 1940, he has...