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Thomas Jefferson Accomplishments Featured

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 Queen Elizabeth I of England

  Queen Elizabeth I (1533 – 1603) ruled over England and Ireland for a period of 44 years and 127 days, making her the ninth longest reigning British monarch. The reign of Elizabeth I is...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Augustus Caesar

  Augustus Caesar, also known as Octavian, reigned over the Roman Empire for 41 years from 27 BC till his death in 14 AD. He ended a period of lengthy civil wars in the Roman...
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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 Frederick Douglass

  Frederick Douglass was an African American who escaped from slavery and went on to become one of the most prominent leaders in the fight to end slavery in 19th century America. He wrote three...
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10 Major Achievements of the Ancient Maya Civilization

  The ancient Maya civilization existed in the region of present day Mexico and Central America from at least as early as 2600 BC till the Spanish conquest in the 16th century. They were part...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Harriet Tubman

  Born Araminta Ross, Harriet Tubman (c. 1822 – 1913) was an African American who escaped from slavery and then, using the Underground Railroad, guided at least 70 more slaves to freedom including her family members....
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10 Major Achievements of Helen Keller

  Helen Adams Keller (1880 – 1968) is renowned for defying all odds to accomplish great things despite being deaf and blind. After an illness in her childhood robbed her of her ability to see...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Andrew Jackson

  Andrew Jackson rose to national prominence as Major General in the War of 1812. He successfully led American forces in several battles during his career, most prominently in the Battle of New Orleans. Andrew...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Nelson Mandela

  Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918 – 2013) was a South African revolutionary and politician who is most famous for fighting against institutionalized discrimination against blacks in his country, known as Apartheid. Mandela began his political...

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10 Major Achievements of Ashoka the Great

  Chakravartin (universal ruler) Ashoka, more popularly known now as Ashoka the Great, was a prominent Emperor of Bharatvarsha (present day Indian Subcontinent) in 3rd...

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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...

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