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Book cover: An Overview on the US Involvement in the Vietnam WarAn Overview on the US Involvement in the Vietnam War
by - Smashwords ,
This book deals with the involvement of the USA in the Vietnam conflict, one of the most destructive wars of the 20th century. The intriguing aspects of the conflict is the fact that a small country defeated the greatest military power in history.
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Book cover: Presidents' Body CountsPresidents' Body Counts
by - Smashwords ,
Speak No Evil About Presidents. So say most journalists, commentators, and historians. Not in this book. An eye opening look at all the evil done by presidents, mass murder, incompetence, and terrorism, and a look at the noblest presidents also.
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Book cover: Battles of the Civil WarBattles of the Civil War
by - Spencer, W. Va. ,
In all history of this American Republic, there was no conflict that was so terrible as our Civil war. I have endeavored in this book to describe in detail the chief points that were enacted on the most important battlefields of that War.
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Book cover: American HistoryAmerican History
- Wikipedia ,
From the table of contents: Colonial America; Pre American Revolution; American Revolution; Battles; Post Revolution; War of 1812; Mexican-American War; American Civil War; Amendments to the United States Constitution; and much more.
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Book cover: The Civil War Through the CameraThe Civil War Through the Camera
by - Patriot Publishing Co. ,
The text is an impartial narrative supplementing the pictures. The more intelligent people of the country desire the truth put on record, and all bitter feeling eliminated. This work, with its text and pictures, will add greatly to that end.
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Book cover: Prehistoric AmericaPrehistoric America
by - American Antiquarian Office ,
It is very interesting to get a view of a condition of things which once existed, but will never be seen again. It was a stage of society so unique and so purely aboriginal, that it would seem that every American citizen should know about it.
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Book cover: The Battle of New OrleansThe Battle of New Orleans
by - John P. Morton & Company ,
The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815 and was the final major battle of the War of 1812. American forces, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, defeated an invading British Army intent on seizing New Orleans.
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Book cover: The Photographic History of the Civil WarThe Photographic History of the Civil War
by - The Review of reviews co. ,
The Photographic History of the Civil War was first published in 1911 to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the great conflict. The thousands of photographs contained within are remarkable in their immediacy, spontaneity, and authenticity.
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Book cover: US History since 1877US History since 1877
by - Connexions ,
This is a textbook to be used for the second part of the US history survey course (U. S. after 1877) at Houston Community College, written by Dr. James Ross-Nazzal. Topics covered are: The Progressive Era; The Great War.
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Book cover: Introductory American HistoryIntroductory American History
by - Project Gutenberg ,
This is the introductory part of a course in American history embodying the plan of study recommended by the Committee of Eight of the American Historical Association. The plan calls for a continuous course running through grades six seven and eight.
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Book cover: Ocean to Ocean on HorsebackOcean to Ocean on Horseback
by - Edgewood publishing company ,
The story of a tour in the saddle from the Atlantic to the Pacific; with especial reference to the early history and development of cities and towns along the route; regions traversed beyond the Mississippi; together with adventures of the journey.
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Book cover: Free At Last: The U.S. Civil Rights MovementFree At Last: The U.S. Civil Rights Movement
by - U. S. Department of State ,
This book recounts how African-American slaves and their descendants struggled to win the civil rights enjoyed by other Americans. It is a story of dignified persistence and struggle, a story that produced great heroes and heroines.
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Book cover: Women of InfluenceWomen of Influence
by - U. S. Department of State ,
Women of Influence: this collection chronicles how 21 notable American women broke new ground, some by championing equal rights for all and others by their accomplishments in fields such as government, literature, and even in war.
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Book cover: The Niagara RiverThe Niagara River
by - G. P. Putnam's Sons ,
As the geologic wonder of a continent and the commercial marvel of the present century, the Niagara River is one of the most remarkable streams in the world. In historic interest, too, it takes rank with any American river.
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Book cover: The True Benjamin FranklinThe True Benjamin Franklin
by - J.B. Lippincott Company ,
This is an analysis of the life and character of Franklin. The author endeavored to let Franklin speak for himself. The text is in the way of an estimate of his position, worth, and work, and gives every essential fact of his career.
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Book cover: Sages and Heroes of the American RevolutionSages and Heroes of the American Revolution
by - Moss & Brother ,
This book contains the condensed substance of more expensive works that have been published relative to the men and times of the American Revolution. The character and acts of the most prominent Sages and Heroes of that eventful era are delineated.
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Book cover: Ku Klux Klan: Its Origin, Growth and DisbandmentKu Klux Klan: Its Origin, Growth and Disbandment
by - Project Gutenberg ,
This small monograph is an early inside view of the Ku Klux Klan in Tennessee, where it was first born, written some twenty years after the events of Reconstruction, augmented by an introductory essay written by noted historian Walter L. Fleming.
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Book cover: Hero Stories from American HistoryHero Stories from American History
by - The Athenaeum Press ,
This book is intended to be used as a supplementary historical reader for the pupils from twelve to fifteen years of age. It is also designed for collateral reading in connection with the study of a formal text-book on American history.
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Book cover: U.S. History Sourcebook - BasicU.S. History Sourcebook - Basic
- CK-12 Foundation ,
Contents: Introduction; Colonial America; The Early Republic; Manifest Destiny and the Slavery Question; A Nation Divided: The American Civil War and Reconstruction; The Gilded Age and the Rise of American Power; The Progressive Era; World War I.
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Book cover: The Presidents: A Reference HistoryThe Presidents: A Reference History
by - Advameg, Inc. ,
This a standard resource for students and the general public alike: U.S. presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush are profiled in depth. This is the story of the national political leadership of the country during the nearly two centuries.
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Book cover: Over the Edge: Remapping the American WestOver the Edge: Remapping the American West
by - University of California Press ,
From the Gold Rush to rush hour, the history of the American West is fraught with diverse, subversive, and at times downright eccentric elements. This provocative volume challenges traditional readings of western history and literature.
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Book cover: The Collected Works of Abraham LincolnThe Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln
by - The Abraham Lincoln Association ,
Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States, serving from 1861 until his assassination. This immense collection includes Lincoln's speeches, letters, and telegrams. It provides a vivid picture of history as lived day-to-day.
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Book cover: The Roosevelt MythThe Roosevelt Myth
by - Devin-Adair ,
Roosevelt is the most sainted president of the 20th century. But as John T. Flynn noted in this volume, FDR actually prolonged the Great Depression and deliberately dragged the country into a war that seriously compromised American liberties.
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Book cover: Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706
by - C. Scribner's Sons ,
These narratives of witchcraft are no fairy tales. Weird as they seem to us, they were the most intense of realities to thousands of men and women in 17th century America. They were the bulletins of a war more actual than any fray of flesh and blood.
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Book cover: The Decline of the American RepublicThe Decline of the American Republic
by - Mises Institute ,
In 1955, John T. Flynn saw what few others journalist did: the welfare-warfare state conspired to bring down American liberty. The New Deal combined with World War Two had fastened leviathan control over a country born in liberty.
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Book cover: The American StoryThe American Story
by - Henry Regnery Company ,
The real American story, from its beginning on the empty stage of a New World until now, is entirely improbable. Every attempt to account for it rationally leaves you with a feeling that something important has been left out.
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Book cover: The God of the MachineThe God of the Machine
by - G.P. Putnam's Sons ,
The author presents an original theory of history and a bold defense of individualism as the source of moral and political progress. When it was published, her book placed her in the vanguard of the free-enterprise movement now sweeping the world.
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Book cover: Conceived in LibertyConceived in Liberty
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
This book offers a complete history of the Colonial period of American history. Rothbard sheds new light on Colonial history and show that the struggle for human liberty was the heart and soul of this land from its discovery through the Revolution.
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Book cover: Digital History: Online American History TextbookDigital History: Online American History Textbook
by - University of Houston ,
A history of the United States from the Revolution to the present. The book weaves together a very well done story of America. It is encyclopedic in its coverage, with hundreds of pages on everything from Native Americans to the 9-11 attacks.
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Book cover: Outline of U.S. HistoryOutline of U.S. History
by - Nova Science ,
A chronological look at how the United States took shape -- from its origins as an obscure set of colonies on the Atlantic coast a little more than 200 years ago into what one political analyst today calls the first universal nation.
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Book cover: The Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its LessonsThe Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons
by - Historical Text Archive ,
Lawrence Beesley boarded the Titanic to go for a holiday in the States. His account of the epic disaster is widely regarded as one of the fairest and most comprehensive of its kind. Full of nautical detail and written with a hair-raising clarity.
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Book cover: A Century of WarA Century of War
by - Ludwig Von Mises Institute ,
The book covers the history of America's large wars from 1860 through the Cold War, describing the 20th century as the bloodiest in all history. Denson recounts how the wars came about through a series of deceitful political ploys.
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Book cover: The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb: Truman's True IntentionsThe Dropping of the Atomic Bomb: Truman's True Intentions
by - Christendom College ,
Truman’s true intention was to use the destruction of a Japanese city to shock the world and manipulate the horror and destructive power of the bomb to create fear in the international community to ensure the security of American political interests.
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Book cover: The Beginner's American HistoryThe Beginner's American History
by - Ginn & Company ,
A textbook for pupils beginning the study of our history. This is a panorama of the leading events of our history, with their causes and results clearly traced. It is sometimes regarded as the best school history of the United States yet published.
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Book cover: History of the United StatesHistory of the United States
by - The MacMillan Company ,
High school textbook in American history. Focused on the important aspects and movements of each period, treated are the causes and results of wars, rather than military strategy. Full of illustrations, maps, portraits, paintings and photographs.
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Book cover: US HistoryUS History
- Wikibooks ,
The textbook covers everything that US history students study in high school or college. The contents: the history of colonial america, the early republic, antebellum america, the republic from 1877 to 1989, and from 1989 to the election 2008.
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Book cover: The Generalship of Ulysses S. GrantThe Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant
by - Dodd, Mead and Company ,
The reader leaves this book with a sense of knowing and understanding Grant, and believing that Grant's personality was the critical factor in the Union's 1864-1865 Virginia compaigns. This text is an essential Civil War reading.
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Book cover: In and out of the White House, from Washington to the EisenhowersIn and out of the White House, from Washington to the Eisenhowers
by - W. Funk ,
Since the beginning of our history as a nation, Americans have had a very special interest in both the informal and the official social life of our capital. This book is an intimate glimpse into the social and domestic aspects of the Presidential life.
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