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    Benjamin Banneker : American mathematician and astronomer

    Hinman, Bonnie.

    A biography of the eighteenth-century African American who taught himself mathematics and astronomy and helped survey what would become Washington, D.C.

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    BERKELEY

    Sir William Berkeley : governor of Virginia

    Powell, Phelan.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life of seventeenth-century politician Sir William Berkeley, whom Charles I appointed governor of Virginia and whom Charles II removed from office after Bacon's Rebellion; includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    BRADFORD

    William Bradford : governor of Plymouth Colony

    Hering, Marianne.

    A biography of William Bradford, from his childhood and religious persecution in England to his years as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony.

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    EDWARDS

    Jonathan Edwards : colonial religious leader

    Lutz, Norma Jean.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life of eighteenth-century colonial minister Jonathan Edwards, who played a part in the Great Awakening, was president of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University.

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    HITLER

    Adolf Hitler

    Wepman, Dennis.

    A biography of Adolf Hitler from his solitary boyhood in Austria to his bizarre death in Berlin.

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    MATHER

    Cotton Mather : author, clergyman, and scholar

    Lutz, Norma Jean.

    Provides biographical information about colonial preacher, author, and scholar Cotton Mather, discussing his heritage, his religious beliefs, his role in the Salem witch trials, and other aspects of his life.

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    MATHER

    Increase Mather : clergyman and scholar

    Lutz, Norma Jean.

    Chronicles the life of seventeenth-century Massachusetts minister Increase Mather, who fought for the original Massachusetts Bay Colony charter, and served as president of Harvard College; also includes a glossary and colonial time line.

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    OGLETHORPE

    James Oglethorpe : humanitarian and soldier

    Lommel, Cookie.

    A biography of the English founder and first governor of the colony of Georgia who was active in politics and penal reform.

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    PENN

    William Penn : founder of democracy

    Lutz, Norma Jean.

    A biography of the famous Quaker who founded Pennsylvania and guaranteed religious freedom to all its settlers.

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    SMITH

    John Smith : English explorer and colonist

    Mello, Tara Baukus.

    A biography of the colonist and explorer who led the struggling Jamestown colony through its early years and helped found Virginia.

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    STANDISH

    Miles Standish : Plymouth Colony leader

    Miller, Susan Martins.

    Presents a biography of the courageous leader who arrived in America on the Mayflower and led the defense of Plymouth Colony.

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    WHITEFIELD

    George Whitefield : clergyman and scholar

    Miller, Susan Martins.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life and achievements of eighteenth-century Methodist minister George Whitefield, whose involvement in the Great Awakening had a significant effect on the American colonies; also includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    WILLIAMS

    Roger Williams : founder of Rhode Island

    Allison, Amy, 1956-

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life and achievements of controversial seventeenth-century Separatist Roger Williams, who founded the colony of Rhode Island and served three terms as its president; also includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    WINTHROP

    John Winthrop : politician and statesman

    Connelly, Elizabeth Russell.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life and achievements of seventeenth-century Puritan leader John Winthrop, who led the Massachusetts Bay Company and helped create America's public schools; also includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    John Peter Zenger : free press advocate

    Westermann, Karen T.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life of controversial eighteenth-century American printer John Peter Zenger, whose trial for libel and sedition paved the way for freedom of the press.

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    A thousand days : John F. Kennedy in the White House

    Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1917-

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