Choose a person from the list below and create a page in the Biographical Wiki

The purpose of this assignment is to:
Highlight historical figures who provide a different perspective on the history of Western Civilization.
Introduce students to the use of reliable reference sources.
Foster critical thinking skills as students review one another’s work.
Encourage interaction among students as they review and edit one another’s work.

Instructions for Creating a Page (Module/Week 4)
For the first part of this assignment, you will choose a person from the list provided, use reliable reference sources to compile a short biographical sketch for that person, and post your work to the Biographical Wiki.

Step 1: Choose a person from the list below and create a page in the Biographical Wiki. Check to make sure the person you selected has not already been posted to the wiki by another student.

List of historical figures for Step 1: Women in Western Civilization
Lou Andreas-Salomé
Susan B. Anthony
Marie Antoinette
Mary Astell
Hubertine Auclert
Marianne Cope
Marie Curie
Millicent Fawcett
Olympe de Gouges
Mata Hari
Mary Kingsley
Mary Leakey
Rosa Luxembourg
Maria Theresa
Rosalía Mera
Maria Montessori
Hannah More
Mamphela Ramphele
Leni Riefenstahl
Mary Seacole
Mary Slessor
Madame de Staël
Violette Szabo
Mother Teresa
Margaret Thatcher
Harriet Tubman
Queen Victoria
Trude Weiss-Rosmarin
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Mary Wollstonecraft

Step 2: Research the person using reliable reference sources. (encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.) and works of historical scholarship (peer-reviewed journal articles, essay collections, historical monographs). Do not use an open web search, popular magazines, or works targeting children. Do not use the course text as a source for this assignment.
Use at least 3 different reference works.

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