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Important People in World History: Biography in Context

Guide to help with your presentation and speech about your assigned person.

Biography in Context - Database

MLA citations can be found in the article tool-bar.  

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Use the "View More" link or "Reference" as demonstrated in the screenshot below to find general biographical information on your person.

You will find MLA formatted citations at the bottom of each article which you can copy and paste into your Works Cited.