Free At Last: The U.S. Civil Rights Movement
by Michael Jay Friedman
Publisher: U. S. Department of State 2009
Number of pages: 72
This book recounts how African-American slaves and their descendants struggled to win -- both in law and in practice -- the civil rights enjoyed by other Americans. It is a story of dignified persistence and struggle, a story that produced great heroes and heroines, and one that ultimately succeeded by forcing Americans to confront squarely the shameful gap between their universal principles of equality and justice and the inequality, injustice, and oppression faced by millions of their fellow citizens.
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by George Lincoln Burr - 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.
by Henry F. Graff - 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.
by Isabel Paterson - 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.
- 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.