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Louis Pasteur December 1822 – September was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization.


Johanna "Anne" Mansfield Sullivan Macy (April 1866 – October also known as Anne Sullivan, was an Irish-American teacher best known as the instructor and companion of Helen Keller.

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Charles Leale - Wikipedia

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Boston Corbett, the Union Army soldier who killed John Wilkes Booth, castrated himself with a pair of scissors in order to avoid sexual temptation and remain holy. He then ate a meal and went to a prayer meeting before he sought medical treatment.

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TIL the man who tried to stop John Wilkes Booth from killing Lincoln Henry Rathbone went all Shining on his family and killed his wife and attempted to kill his children in a fit of rage.

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Clara and her fiancé Major Henry Rathbone were guests of President Lincoln and First Lady Mary Lincoln when John Wilkes Booth fatally shot the President at the Ford's Theatre.

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First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln - Mary Ann (née Todd) Lincoln (December 1818 – July was the wife of the President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and was First Lady of the United States from 1861 to

An iconic photograph of a bearded Abraham Lincoln showing his head and shoulders.

Informational Reading Seventh Grade: Comparing Text Versions (Common Core Standard