America S Historic Sites Alabama Indiana 1 456

Author : Tracy Irons-Georges
ISBN : UOM:39015049658886
Genre : History
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Offers information on the location, evolution, significance, and events associated with over two hundred sites, including historic towns and districts, monuments, and birthplaces and homes of famous people.
Category: History

Army Of Manifest Destiny

Author : James M. Mccaffrey
ISBN : 9780814755051
Genre : History
File Size : 89.10 MB
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James McCaffrey examines America's first foreign war, the Mexican War, through the day-to-day experiences of the American soldier in battle, in camp, and on the march. With remarkable sympathy, humor, and grace, the author fills in the historical gaps of one war while rising issues now found to be strikingly relevant to this nation's modern military concerns.
Category: History

Lies Across America

Author : James W. Loewen
ISBN : 9781595586766
Genre : History
File Size : 33.62 MB
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In Lies Across America, James W. Loewen continues his mission, begun in the award-winning Lies My Teacher Told Me, of overturning the myths and misinformation that too often pass for American history. This is a one-of-a-kind examination of sites all over the country where history is literally written on the landscape, including historical markers, monuments, historic houses, forts, and ships. Lies Across America is a realty check for anyone who has ever sought to learn about America through the nation's public sites and markers. Entertaining and enlightening, it is destined to change the way American readers see their country.
Category: History

Liberty Equality Power A History Of The American People Volume 1 To 1877

Author : John Murrin
ISBN : 9780495915874
Genre : History
File Size : 74.49 MB
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A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly modern approach to US History, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, uses these three themes to show how the United States was transformed from hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. This approach helps students understand the impact of the notions of liberty and equality, which are often associated with the American story, and also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. The text integrates the best of recent social and cultural scholarship -- including fun material on music and movies -- into a political story, offering students the most comprehensive and complete understanding of American history available. Available in the following split options: LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, Sixth Edition (Chapters 1-32), ISBN: 978-0-495-90499-1; Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 978-0-495-91587-4; Volume 2: Since 1863 (Chapters 17-32), ISBN: 978-0-495-91588-1. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: History