Historical Hyperlinks

Blaise Pascal<br />(Chapter 1)
Blaise Pascal
(Chapter 1)
(1623 – 1662) A mathematician and theologian who built the foundation for probability theory
Martha Graham<br />(Chapter 2)
Martha Graham
(Chapter 2)
(1894- 1991) The creative force behind modern dance.
Socrates<br />(Chapter 3)
(Chapter 3)
(469-399 B.C.E) A folksy philosopher who profoundly influenced philosophical thought to this day
Juliette Gordon Low<br />(Chapter 4)
Juliette Gordon Low
(Chapter 4)
(1860 – 1927) The founder of the Girl Scouts in the United States of America
Ben Franklin<br />(Chapter 5)
Ben Franklin
(Chapter 5)
(1706 – 1790) More than just a guy flying his kite with a key during an electrical storm - he was a printer, postmaster, diplomat and inventor
Grace Hopper<br />(Chapter 6)
Grace Hopper
(Chapter 6)
(1906 – 1992) A Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy and was the co-inventor of the COBOL programming language
Leo Szilard<br />(Chapter 7)
Leo Szilard
(Chapter 7)
(1898 – 1964) A physicist involved in the Manhattan Project
Lawrence of Arabia<br />(Chapter 8)
Lawrence of Arabia
(Chapter 8)
(1888 – 1935) A British military officer during World War I
Teddy Roosevelt<br />(Chapter 9)
Teddy Roosevelt
(Chapter 9)
(1858 – 1919) The 26th president of the United States and had an unquenchable thirst for adventure
Winston Churchill<br />(Chapter 10)
Winston Churchill
(Chapter 10)
(1874 – 1965) The Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II
Catherine the Great<br />(Chapter 11)
Catherine the Great
(Chapter 11)
(1729 – 1796) The Empress of Russia who ushered in a new era of enlightenment
Richard Feynman<br />(Bonus)
Richard Feynman
(1918 -1988) A Nobel prize-winning physicist with a quirky sense of science and a delightful sense of humor.