A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life and the times, which is told by a different author. In addition to impersonal facts, it also portrays the subject's experience of those events.
Full-text articles from multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Most subjects are covered.
Countries are listed alphabetically, and their rulers chronologically, with dates of birth, death, and tenure of office, plus facts about the country's origin, changes in the government, and circumstances of a defunct state's fall.
Thomas Jefferson, Henry Kissinger, John Quincy Adams, William Jennings Bryan, Henry Clay, James Madison, George C. Marshall, George Schultz, and Daniel Webster are just a few of the Secretaries profiled within these 65 entries.
Profiles of American political scientists, each of whom contributed significantly to the intellectual development of American political science from its beginnings in the late-19th century to the present.
Examines the Pennsylvania legislature from William Penn's first Assembly in December 1682 to the pivotal 1710 Assembly election when a series of assemblies hostile to proprietary government came to an abrupt end with the resounding victory of Penn's allies.