The extraordinary accomplishments of individuals and groups instruct and inspire, becoming legends in or across cultures.

Achievements Chapters

Albert Schweitzer wins the Nobel Prize and, after his death, accolades pour in for him.

Dr. Schweitzer returns to Africa after WWI, but then war comes to Africa.

Although they did not initially understand the cultural of the people they were serving, Albert and Helen Schweitzer learned about the ways of the loc...

When building materials arrive at Lambarene, Albert Schweitzer designs a new hospital which incorporates its cultural setting and needs.

Complete this chart to learn the differences between a moth and a butterfly.

Achievements Story Briefs

The Temple of Artemis (Diana), at Ephesus, went through many different versions. One of the last versions became a Wonder of the Ancient World.

One of the wonders of the ancient world, the lighthouse at Alexandria, Egypt was located on the island of Pharos.

On the 14th of October, 1947, Captain Charles "Chuck" Yeager flew an airplane at speeds which reached Mach 1.

A routine flight turns into a near-disaster when volcanic ash causes all four engines on a 747 to fail at 37,000 feet.

In this image we see an original draft, in President Kennedy's handwriting, of the famous phrase in his inaugural address: "Ask not what your country ...

Achievements Audios

During the Great Depression, Americans were starving.

Denny Smith - from WIBC ("Indy's News Center," at 93.

This audio clip, from the National Archives, is the swearing-in and inaugural address of John F.

On its mission to the Moon, Apollo 13 encountered a near-fatal situation.

In the last chapter of her book, Helen thanks many people who have helped her along the way.

Achievements Audio Narrations

It's June 13, 1935 and Jim Braddock - a 10 to 1 underdog - stuns boxing fans everywhere when he defeats the reigning champion, Max Baer.

Gone with the Wind became one of the best-selling novels and movies of all time.

Margaret Mitchell named Scarlett O'Hara after looking through books of Irish literature.

Margaret Mitchell found the title for her new book in the lines of an 1891 poem.

Working on her untitled book for years, Margaret Mitchell finally agrees to have a potential publisher see her manuscript.

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