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The First Ladies

The First Ladies

From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, you can read about all the first ladies of the United States. Biographies of all the U.S. First Ladies, from the 18th to the 21st century.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Our World–History & People–Women In History; Our World–North America–USA; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Directory of Royal Genealogical Data

Directory of Royal Genealogical Data

This site offers a searchable database containing the “genealogy of almost every ruling house in the Western world including the British Royal family.” There are over 30,000 entries in the database spanning many generations, and there is brief biographical information for each entry, along with links to immediate family members. Includes several …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments–United Kingdom; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Faces of the Renaissance

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Faces of the Renaissance

“What happens when creative and intellectual minds, wealthy patrons, and fervent activists live in the same place? Discover how prominent figures in Harlem influenced, challenged, and supported one another in the period between 1917 and 1935. Investigate how their collective and individual voices reflected and shaped what we now call the Harlem Ren …
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music

Nauset Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nauset Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in North Eastham, Massachusetts, Nauset Beach Light was built in 1923, automated in 1952, and decommissioned in 1993. “The 48-foot tall conical cast-iron tower was originally built in 1877 as one of the twin towers at Chatham. It was dismantled and moved to Nauset in 1923 to replace the last of the Three Sisters. It stands above the Nauset …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Famous Austrians, Germans, and Swiss

Famous Austrians, Germans, and Swiss

In English. This site provides an A-Z list of famous Germans, Austrians, and Swiss, including political figures, artists, actors, and others. Each entry includes birth date, death date where applicable, and a short biography.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History; Reference–Biographies; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German Social Life & Customs

English Literature Dictionary and Glossary for students

English Literature Dictionary and Glossary for students

Source of definitions for terms, concepts, and theories related to English Literature. A brief biography of many well-known authors has also been included.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Dictionaries

The Encyclop??dia Britannica Guide to Black History

The Encyclop??dia Britannica Guide to Black History

Major features include a timeline of important events, brief biographies of famous African-Americans, articles on Events and Institutions and Eras in Black History. Includes a study guide for teachers and students, a bibliography, and film clips and audio recordings. Also contains a separate section on the Harlem Renaissance.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

“The goal of the FIHEP is the recovery, historical investigation, and diffusion of the life and works of Senora Maria Eva Duarte de Peron and of her relevant contemporaries.” Photos and essays on the life of Evita Peron.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies

Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies

“The Library of Congress has extensive resources for the study of the United States presidents and first ladies. Frequent requests for presidential portraits inspired Prints and Photographs Division staff to compile this ready reference aid of formal and informal pictures in the division’s custody. The selected images include at least one likeness …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

This helpful site contains profiles of past and present African American men and women scientists in the fields of science and engineering. The areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, medicine, and general inventors are just some of the fields of study included. This site contains biographies, photographs, and bibliography lis …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Science; Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

James Buchanan – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Buchanan – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Buchanan was born April 23, 1791, in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania to Elizabeth Speer Buchanan and James Buchanan. He served in several government positions, including U.S. Senator and Secretary of State before being elected to one term as the 15th U.S. President in 1856. He died in at his home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1868.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

George Walker Bush – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

George Walker Bush – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 43rd President of the United States, George Walker Bush was born on July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father, George H.W. Bush, became the 41st president of the United States in 1989. George W. Bush grew up in Midland, and received degrees from Yale University and Harvard Business School. He also was a pilot for the Texas Air National …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Ronald Reagan – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Ronald Reagan – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois in 1911. After a successful film career, Reagan turned to politics and was elected Governor of California in 1966. In 1980, Reagan was elected to the first of his two successive terms as President.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

William Jefferson Clinton – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

William Jefferson Clinton – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton was born on August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas. He grew up in Hope and Hot Springs, Arkansas, and attended Georgetown University, Oxford University, and Yale University Law School. He served as the Arkansas Attorney General, and he was the Governor of Arkansas. Clinton was the US pre …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

George H. W. Bush – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

George H. W. Bush – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton Massachusetts into a family with a strong tradition of public service. Bush began his career as a Naval fighter pilot and after completing his education, began his subsequent political career, most notably as Vice President for two terms under Ronald Reag …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Millard Fillmore – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Millard Fillmore – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Millard Fillmore was born to an impoverished family in in upstate New York in 1800. Fillmore was self-educated and became a lawyer in 1823. In 1849, Fillmore was elected as Vice-President to President Zachary Taylor. Upon Taylor’s death in 1950, Fillmore became the thirteenth President of the United States.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Barack Obama – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Barack Obama – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 44th President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama, was born in 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Before becoming president of the United States, he was an Illinois State Senator. Obama won the 2008 presidential election running as the democratic nominee and became the first African-American man to be elected president of the United States. In …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics