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  • Top 101 Scientists

    Alexander von Humboldt

    4 pages Article Lexile: 1220LGRL: Z

    (b. 1769–d. 1859) Along with Napoleon, Alexander von Humboldt was one of the most famous men of Europe during the first half of the 19th century. He was a German scholar and explorer whose interests encompassed virtually...

    From Top 101 Scientists Ed. Elizabeth Lachner .  People You Should Know New York: Britannica Educational Publishing with Rosen Educational Services, 2017. 

  • Sex and Gender

    Background and History

    71 pages Topic overview

    On May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education jointly issued a letter to schools and colleges across the nation regarding the use of bathroom facilities by transgender students. Its...

    From Sex and Gender : A Reference Handbook Contemporary World Issues Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2017. 

  • Top 101 Authors

    Émile Zola

    2 pages Biography Lexile: 1130LGRL: Z

    (b. 1840—d. 1902) As a writer Émile Zola waged two great battles—a long struggle for the acceptance of his powerful novels and the courageous defense of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in the political-military scandal that...

    From Top 101 Authors Ed. Nicholas Faulkner .  People You Should Know New York: Britannica Educational Publishing with Rosen Educational Services, 2017. 

  • Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents

    Jane Addams

    2 pages Article Lexile: 1250LGRL: Z

    (b. 1860–d. 1935) An early concern for the living conditions of 19th-century factory workers led American reformer Jane Addams to assume a pioneering role in the field of social work. She brought cultural and day-care...

    From Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents Ed. Nicholas Faulkner .  People You Should Know New York: Britannica Educational Publishing with Rosen Educational Services, 2017. 

  • Top 101 World Leaders

    Milošević, Slobodan

    3 pages Topic overview Lexile: 1130LGRL: Z

    (b. 1941–d. 2006) While other Communist governments crumbled in the late 1980s, former Communist bureaucrat Slobodan Milošević rose to become the head of state of Serbia (1989–97) and then Yugoslavia (1997–2000). He used...

    From Top 101 World Leaders Ed. Jeanne Nagle .  People You Should Know New York: Britannica Educational Publishing with Rosen Educational Services, 2014. 

  • Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents

    Wendell Phillips

    2 pages Article Lexile: 1250LGRL: Z

    (b. 1811–d. 1884) For nearly 50 years Wendell Phillips was one of the foremost abolitionists, reformers, and orators in the United States. Although he often faced ridicule and the threat of mob violence, his belief in...

    From Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents Ed. Nicholas Faulkner .  People You Should Know New York: Britannica Educational Publishing with Rosen Educational Services, 2017. 

  • Poetry for Students

    Where Mountain Lion Lay Down with Deer

    24 pages Excerpt, Critical essay, Work overview, Biography

    LESLIE MARMON SILKO 1974 Leslie Marmon Silko was the first nationally published and nationally known American Indian woman writing in the late 1960s and 1970s. She was one of the founders of the Native American...

    From Poetry for Students Leslie Marmon Silko . Ed. Sara Constantakis .  Vol. 48.  Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2015. 

  • Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents

    William Tyndale

    2 pages Article Lexile: 1250LGRL: Z

    (b. 1492–d. 1536) During the Protestant Reformation, English scholar William Tyndale translated part of the Bible from Greek and Hebrew into English. Unlike Roman Catholics, Protestants believe that the Bible is the sole...

    From Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents Ed. Nicholas Faulkner .  People You Should Know New York: Britannica Educational Publishing with Rosen Educational Services, 2017.