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Biographies
Famous Michigan people:
Describes lives of famous people who were born in Michigan.
Infoplease Biography:
More than 30,000 biographies arranged by category or by the person's name.

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Countries
CIA World Factbook:
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency provides detailed factual data, maps, and statistics on countries worldwide. Searchable by country or specific topic such as monetary currency.
Country Studies:
The Library of Congress provides social, economic and political information on countries around the world.
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Language & World Cultures
About World Languages:
Information about the world’s most important languages
American Memory:
Library of Congress gateway to primary source documents about the history and culture of the United States.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World:
A catalog of all the world’s 6,909 known living languages
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Religion & Mythology
Infoplease Mythology:
Includes mythology of many different countries and cultures, including Greek, Roman, Norse, and Egyptian mythologies.
Religion Facts:
The site provides the history, practices and customs of numerous world religions.
Saint of the Day:
Browse patron saints or find saints by name or date.
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World History
Holocaust History:
Learn about the history of the holocaust through the resources from the United States Memorial Holocaust Museum including maps, timelines, and personal histories.
This Day in History:
History Channel's collection of automobile, entertainment, technology and war headlines from years ago on this day. Includes a searchable monthly calendar
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