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Biographical Resources

Biographical Dictionary
Information about the lives of thousands of people from ancient to modern times.

Biography.com
Looking for information on someone famous, especially more "modern day"?  This website is a good place to start!

National Inventor's Hall of Fame
Have an assignment to research an inventor?  Check out this website to see if you can find information on him/her.

Presidents of the United States
Information on all the presidents of the United States from George Washington - George W. Bush.