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Heroes and pioneers

Material type: TextTextSeries: Macmillan profiles. Publisher: New York Macmillan Library Reference USA cop. 1998Description: 414 s. ill.ISBN: 002865059X.Subject(s): Historia | Biografiska samlingar | BiografiOther classification: K | Ls | Ls
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Bring history to life with this unique collection featuring vivid profiles of famous people, places and historical events. Articles are selected with the curriculum in mind, and include newly written and selected articles from the distinguished Macmillan Reference USA collection. Rewritten for students starting at the middle school level each volume features a lively two-color design, photographs, quotes and fascinating sidebars.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface (p. ix)
  • Abegg, Elisabeth (p. 1)
  • Adams, John (p. 2)
  • Alcock, Sir John William (p. 3)
  • Ali, Muhammed (p. 5)
  • Allen, Ethan (p. 10)
  • Anthony, Susan Brownell (p. 11)
  • Susan B. Anthony Dollar (p. 12)
  • Aquino, Corazon Cojuangco (p. 13)
  • Arias Sanchez, Oscar (p. 15)
  • Armstrong, Neil Alden (p. 17)
  • Sally Ride (p. 19)
  • Ashe, Arthur Robert, Jr. (p. 21)
  • Asoka (p. 23)
  • Aung San Su Kyi (p. 25)
  • Aung San (p. 28)
  • Barrios de Chamorro, Violeta (p. 29)
  • Biko, Steve (p. 30)
  • Bolivar, Simon (p. 31)
  • Boone, Daniel (p. 37)
  • Booth, William (p. 39)
  • Bradley, Omar Nelson (p. 42)
  • Braille, Louis (p. 44)
  • Bruce, Robert (p. 45)
  • Byrd, Richard Evelyn (p. 48)
  • Roald Amundsen (p. 50)
  • Carter, Jimmy (p. 51)
  • Habitat for Humanity International (p. 52)
  • Chavez, Cesar (p. 55)
  • Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer (p. 58)
  • Cid, El (Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar) (p. 62)
  • Clark, William (p. 64)
  • Clovis (Chlodwig) (p. 67)
  • Columbus, Christopher (p. 69)
  • Crazy Horse (p. 73)
  • Ben Nighthorse Campbell (p. 75)
  • Crockett, David (Davey) (p. 76)
  • The Alamo (p. 77)
  • Dalai Lama (p. 79)
  • de Klerk, Frederik Willem (p. 82)
  • Decatur, Stephen (p. 84)
  • Dewey, John (p. 85)
  • Dix, Dorothea Lynde (p. 86)
  • Douglass, Frederick (p. 88)
  • Douwes, Arnold (p. 93)
  • Drew, Charles Richard (p. 94)
  • Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt (p. 96)
  • The Naacp (p. 98)
  • Dunant, Jean-Henri (p. 101)
  • Clara Barton (p. 102)
  • Earhart, Amelia Mary (p. 105)
  • Eastman, Charles Alexander (Ohiyesa) (p. 106)
  • Eisenhower, Dwight David (Ike) (p. 108)
  • Eriksson, Leif (p. 112)
  • Erik the Red (p. 114)
  • Gallaudet, Thomas Hopkins (p. 115)
  • Gallaudet University (p. 116)
  • Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) (p. 120)
  • Gargarin, Yuri Alexeyevich (p. 124)
  • Garrison, William Lloyd (p. 128)
  • Grant, Ulysses Simpson (p. 130)
  • Greene, Nathanael (p. 133)
  • Hale, Nathan (p. 135)
  • Hamilton, Alexander (p. 136)
  • Hancock, John (p. 139)
  • Havel, Vaclav (p. 140)
  • Hidalgo y Costilla, Miguel (p. 143)
  • Inouye, Daniel Ken (p. 147)
  • Hiram Leong Fong (p. 148)
  • Jackson, Andrew (p. 151)
  • Jefferson, Thomas (p. 154)
  • Jemison, Mae Carol (p. 157)
  • Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) (p. 159)
  • Jones, John Paul (p. 162)
  • Joseph, Chief (Nez Perce) (p. 165)
  • Keller, Helen Adams (p. 169)
  • Americans With Diabilities Act (p. 170)
  • Kenyatta, Jomo (p. 171)
  • Kerrey, Joseph Robert (p. 174)
  • The Medal of Honor (p. 174)
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr. (p. 176)
  • The National Civil Rights Museum (p. 181)
  • Lawrence, Thomas Edward (Lawrence of Arabia) (p. 187)
  • Lee, Robert E. (p. 189)
  • Lewis, Meriwether (p. 194)
  • Lincoln, Abraham (p. 195)
  • Lindbergh, Charles Augustus (p. 200)
  • Luthuli, Albert John Mvumbi (p. 201)
  • Lutz, Carl (Charles) (p. 204)
  • Yad Vashem Righteous Among the Nations Award (p. 206)
  • MacArthur, Douglas (p. 209)
  • Madison, James (p. 213)
  • Malcolm X (p. 215)
  • Mandela, Nelson (p. 219)
  • Marshall, George Catlett (p. 222)
  • Marshall, Thurgood (p. 225)
  • Sandra Day O'Connor (p. 226)
  • McCain, John Sidney (p. 229)
  • Menchu Tum, Rigoberta (p. 230)
  • Mendes Filho, Francisco (Chico) Alves (p. 232)
  • Monroe, James (p. 233)
  • Mother Teresa (p. 235)
  • Religious Devotion and Social Action (p. 238)
  • Nelson, Lord Horatio (p. 239)
  • Ness, Eliot (p. 242)
  • Nevsky, Alexander (p. 244)
  • Nicolini, Giuseppe (p. 246)
  • Nightingale, Florence (p. 247)
  • Otero-Warren, Maria Adelina Emilia (Nina) (p. 251)
  • Owens, James Cleveland (Jesse) (p. 252)
  • Pankhurst, Emmeline (nee Goulden) (p. 255)
  • Parks, Rosa Louise McCauley (p. 257)
  • Patton, George Smith (p. 260)
  • Peary, Robert Edwin (p. 263)
  • Perez Esquival, Adolfo (p. 266)
  • Pinkerton, Allan (p. 267)
  • Polo, Marco (p. 271)
  • Powell, Colin Luther (p. 273)
  • Genreal Benjamin O. Davis (p. 275)
  • Quezon Y Molina, Manuel Luis (p. 277)
  • Revere, Paul (p. 281)
  • Richard I (Richard the Lionhearted) (p. 282)
  • Riis, Jacob August (p. 284)
  • Robinson, Jack Roosevelt (Jackie) (p. 285)
  • Romero, Oscar Arnulfo (p. 288)
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor (p. 290)
  • The Widow's Mandate (p. 291)
  • Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (p. 292)
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (p. 294)
  • Roosevelt, Theodore (p. 296)
  • San Martin, Jose de (p. 301)
  • Schindler, Oskar (p. 304)
  • Schmid, Anton (p. 306)
  • Schwarzkopf, Norman (p. 307)
  • The Purple Heart (p. 308)
  • Schweitzer, Albert (p. 310)
  • Seton, Elizabeth Ann (p. 313)
  • Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotake) (p. 314)
  • Smith, John (p. 317)
  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady (p. 318)
  • Nineteenth Amendment (p. 319)
  • Tecumseh (p. 321)
  • Tubman, Harriet (p. 324)
  • Tutu, Desmond Mpilo (p. 327)
  • Walesa, Lech (p. 329)
  • Wallenberg, Raoul (p. 332)
  • Washington, Booker Taliaferro (p. 335)
  • Tuskegee University (p. 337)
  • Washington, George (p. 340)
  • Weill, Joseph (p. 344)
  • Wiesel, Elie (Eliezer) (p. 346)
  • Nobel Peace Frize (p. 347)
  • Wiesenthal, Simon (p. 348)
  • Winnemucca, Sarah (p. 349)
  • Xuan Zang (Hsuian-tsang; Hsuan-chuang; Huien-tsiang) (p. 351)
  • York, Alvin C. (p. 355)
  • Sources (p. 359)
  • Suggested Reading (p. 363)
  • Glossary (p. 387)
  • Index (p. 399)