Hernando Cortes: Spanish Invader of Mexico (In the Footsteps

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After six months of campaigning, she had 28 delegates committed to vote for her at the Democratic Convention. He came with his brother-in-law, Wilson H. On October 21, 1525, Luther confided to a friend, “My Katherine is fulfilling Genesis 1:28.” On May 26, 1526, he wrote to another, “There is about to be born a child of a monk and a nun. Since all writers stand on the shoulders of those who came before them, these authors deserve and demand to be read in order to understand contemporary Minnesota books, authors, and life.
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Marquette & Jolliet: Quest for the Mississippi (In the

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Following 96 orbits of the Earth, Columbia and her crew made a successful night landing at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Most of us can't claim notorious criminals such as John Dillinger, Al Capone or Bonnie & Clyde in our family tree, but our ancestors may have been convicted and imprisoned for hundreds of lesser reasons just the same. The Historical Reliability of Popular Biographies, Part 2: Redaction Criticism In my previous post I discussed the complexity of historical criticism, and how even texts of the same literary genre can vary substantially in terms of historical reliability, based on their date of composition and their available sources of information.
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Lincoln's Little Girl

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He is best known for his faithful and fruitful work as the Southern Baptist Annuity Board representative in the Florida Baptist Convention. He was a leading spirit in the Methodist Church, and although a man of quiet and retiring disposition, was decisive in his views on all the leading topics of the day. Those books were sometimes early accounts of the life of Jesus and of the spread of Christianity, but conflicted somehow with the Greek-Roman version of events.
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Dolley Madison Saves History (Graphic History)

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The "critics" examined sentence structure, word choice, ideas, organization, and voice -- all elements of writing the students had studied -- Anderson said. He has an understanding equal to any public object, and possesses an energy of mind that few Men can boast of. Note as well the documents others have used to write on similar topics. One of my students, whose main character was an 18th century doctor, consulted a museum at a nearby medical school with an inventory of over 13,000 objects, including medical instruments and famous physicians' memorabilia.
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Booker T. Washington

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He served as pastor in Indiana and became pastor of Mt. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton and many others. He assisted liberally in the advancement of all laudable public measures, and by industry had accumulated a comfortable income. He was an Assistant Professor, Professor of Law, and Lecturer at Harvard Law School, 1967–1994, a Professor at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, 1977–1980, and a Visiting Professor at the College of Law, Sydney, Australia and at the University of Rome.
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Sacagawea: Journey into the West (Graphic Biographies)

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The Bible depicts Herod, the Ruler of Jewish Palestine under Rome as sending out men to search and kill the infant Jesus, yet nothing in history supports such a story. S. in Aerospace Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1943, he immediately joined the engineering staff at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Langley Research Center. Between 1962 and 1966 he served as head of AID, and thereafter as vice president of the Ford Foundation.
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The Story of Alexander the Great

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He graduated from John Brown University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. David Noel Freeman (the General editor of the Anchor Bible Series and many other works) responded with: "We have to accept somewhat looser standards. Georg Franz-Willing (born in 1915) was a German historian. Florida Baptist History Society Monograph. Cumbie was a minister in the West Florida Baptist Association while making his home in Ucheeanna in 1852. Suaney (Porter) Grove, September 8, 1864, and to this union seven children have been born--Lillie Belle, John F., Thomas J., Emilie E., Minnie M., Walter C. and Lulu A.
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Benjamin Franklin from A to Z

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The Nuremberg Laws included a law that stripped German Jews of their citizenship and a law that prohibited marriages and extramarital sex between Jews and Germans. The Industrial Revolution vastly transformed the world in virtually all aspects of life. Stanley is owner of Stan and Sons Marine Construction and he and his wife Mona have two children. It took a while before the Spaniards realized he’d landed on an island off the coast of this New World.
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Vasco Da Gama and the Portuguese Explorers (World Explorers)

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There is another reaction, though, that is almost unique to the Christian case: mockery. While in Blackbeard's company he participated in the siege of Charleston, South Carolina, and after Blackbeard informed him that he was going to take a pardon and suggested Bonnet do so as well. Breakes was the tall, handsome son of the Councilor of the Island of Saba. Whitechapel also had the highest crime rate in the city. Originally the Society had planned to place a bound copy of the biographies in the Wayne County Public Library.
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Sir Walter Raleigh (Colonial Leaders)

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The letter was never mentioned in second-century writings and was excluded from some church canons into the fifth century. "This letter cannot have been written by Peter," wrote Werner Kummel, a Heidelberg University scholar, in his highly regarded Introduction to the New Testament. John served as pastor primarily in Manatee County. He was a research engineer and worked for Bell from 1926 to 1967, when he became a professor at Harvard. Like Marmaduke, Walker was also a West Point graduate whose mother, Jane Maria Polk, was the sister of President James K.
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