James Weddell - Famous Explorers of the World
A lifelong sailor, Englishman James Weddell ventured further into the Southern Seas around Antarctica than any other man...
College of William & Mary - Educational Institutions Around the World
One of the oldest colleges in the New World, William & Mary has been a hotbed for producing American statesmen since the American Revolutionary Era.
Mahatma Gandhi - Important Figures in World History
Gandhi's work in India would later inspire civil rights activists and fighters of social injustice around the world, including Nelson Mandela and...
Sacagawea: Important Figures in American History
Perhaps the Lewis and Clark Expedition could not have been successful without the help from a Native American Lemhi Shoshone woman named Sacagawea.
Martin Luther - Important Figures in World History
Perhaps no one person had a greater impact on the Protestant Reformation movement in Western Christianity than a German by the name of Martin Luther.
James Monroe: US Presidents in History
James Monroe would take a firm stand in letting the world know where the U.S. stood (and wouldn't stand) regarding global affairs.
Marco Polo: Great Explorers Of The World
The Italian traveler, merchant, and writer left the European world a vast compendium of his travels.
Jorge Carlos Fonseca, President of Cape Verde - World Leaders in History
Fonseca has fostered development and investment in Cape Verde, transforming it into a more globalized economic force in the 21st Century.
Gerald Ford - US Presidents In History
The former football star and Navy veteran granted amnesty to "draft-dodgers", one of the few positively viewed acts of his Presidency.
Macon Bolling Allen - Important Figures in U.S. History
The first African-American licensed to practice law, as well as the first to hold a judicial position, in the U.S.
Tartar Culture: Peoples Of The World
Tartar origins can be traced back to nomadic Mongolian tribes of the Fifth Century BC.
Robert Walpole: Famous Heads Of State
Robert Walpole is considered to be Britain’s first Prime Minister.
William Henry Harrison - US Presidents in History
This former war hero served only one month after taking the Oath of Office before passing away.
Frederick Douglass - Important Figures in US History
Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass would make himself into an academic, and an advocate for the rights of all.
The Battle of Bentonville: The American Civil War
This battle was a desperate, and ultimately failed, effort to slow Sherman's conquest, which was in turn intent on reining the secessionist South back...
Napoleon III - World Leaders in History
Napoleon III, nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, was Emperor of the French from 1852 until the Monarchy was dissolved for good in 1870.
Lester B. Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada - World Leaders in History
In his lifetime, the 14th Prime Minister of Canada had also served in WWI, been an exceptional athlete, won a Nobel Peace Prize, and gave Canada a new...
The Sorb People - Cultures of the World
The resilient Sorbs survived the Nazi regime, and fight to maintain their cultural identity still today.
The Tuscarora People - Native Cultures of North America
Originally from North Carolina, many Tuscarora still live there today, with smaller numbers of them to be found in the U.S. state of New York and...