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Andrew Jackson Accomplishments Featured

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 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...
Alexander The Great Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Alexander The Great

  Born in the city of Pella in central Macedonia in 356 BC, Alexander was the son of King Phillip II and his fourth wife Olympias. He is often referred to as "the Great" for...
Maya Angelou Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Maya Angelou

  Born Marguerite Annie Johnson, Maya Angelou (1928 - 2014) is one of the most renowned figures of the twentieth century. She began her career as a singer and dancer; worked as a civil rights...
Ferdinand Magellan Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Ferdinand Magellan

  Ferdinand Magellan (1480 – 1521) was a Portuguese explorer who is famous for leading the first circumnavigation of the earth till it reached Philippines. Though Magellan died before the circumnavigation could be complete, he...
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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...
James Monroe Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of James Monroe

  James Monroe (1758 - 1831) was the fifth President of the United States who served for two terms from 1817 to 1825. His presidency is most known for achievements in foreign affairs including the...
Frederick Douglass Accomplishments Featured

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 Contributions of Chinese Philosopher Confucius

  Confucius (551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese philosopher who is considered one of the most important and influential individuals in history. His teachings have had a great impact on affecting the lives...
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7 Major Contributions of Heinrich Hertz

  Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857 – 1894) was a German physicist who is most famous for his work in the field of electromagnetism. In 1865, Scottish scientist James Maxwell had proposed that light was an...

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