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Captains of the Civil War; a chronicle of the blue and the gray book summary, reviews and download

Captains of the Civil War; a chronicle of the blue and the gray

William Charles Henry WoodJanuary 1, 1947FREE

Sixty years ago today the guns that thundered round Fort Sumter began the third and greatest modern civil war fought by English-speaking people. This ...

Mexican American War book summary, reviews and download

Mexican American War

Flávio GarciaJuly 24, 2022FREE

This iBook offers an overview of the Mexican American War. It has videos and short checking for understanding quizzes.

Hospital Sketches book summary, reviews and download

Hospital Sketches

Louisa May AlcottDecember 31, 1887FREE

This is Alcott's account of her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War in a Washington D.C. hospital. The sketches are taken ""from letters hasti...

The Meaning and Making of Emancipation book summary, reviews and download

The Meaning and Making of Emancipation

The National Archives and Records AdministrationDecember 13, 2012FREE

This book presents the Emancipation Proclamation in its social and political context with documents in the National Archives' holdings that illustrate...

A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I book summary, reviews and download

A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I

Francis ParkmanDecember 31, 1892FREE

Francis Parkman (1823-1893) is one of the great nineteenth century United States historians along with William Prescott, John Lothrop Motley, George B...

Women's Suffrage book summary, reviews and download

Women's Suffrage

Library of CongressAugust 31, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

Gettysburg Address book summary, reviews and download

Gettysburg Address

Abraham LincolnDecember 31, 1864FREE

The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-known in American history. It was delivered by Lincoln during th...

Reconstruction book summary, reviews and download

Reconstruction

Scott YenorJuly 3, 2018FREE

This volume continues the Ashbrook Center’s collection of primary documents covering major periods, themes, and institutions in American history and...

The Man Who Had a Dream - Martin Luther King book summary, reviews and download

The Man Who Had a Dream - Martin Luther King

Alan ConcannonAugust 2, 2014FREE

This short book covers the main aspects of Martin Luther King’s life and death fighting for Civil Rights in America. King studied and used many phil...

Documents and Debates in American History and Government book summary, reviews and download

Documents and Debates in American History and Government

Sarah Morgan SmithMay 10, 2018FREE

This collection of documents presents American history from 1493 to 1862 as a series of 15 chronologically arranged topics. For each of these, a selec...

The Handsomest Man in the Country book summary, reviews and download

The Handsomest Man in the Country

Nancy RadkeJanuary 9, 2014FREE

Mally Buchanan always said she would marry The Handsomest Man in the Country. Almost eighteen, the war over and her family gone, Mally heads west to f...

The Harlem Renaissance book summary, reviews and download

The Harlem Renaissance

Library of CongressAugust 31, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

Black History book summary, reviews and download

Black History

Hannah DoyleMay 9, 2012FREE

Written by Hannah Doyle, a fifth-grader at Willow Wind Community Learning Center in Ashland Oregon, Black History is a 5 page "expert study project" t...

American History in 50 Events book summary, reviews and download

American History in 50 Events

Henry FreemanDecember 30, 2015FREE

American History in 50 Events Have you ever wondered why America is the way it is?  Do you want to understand the events that have shaped America...

Inside Pike Place Market book summary, reviews and download

Inside Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market Preservation & Development AuthorityAugust 9, 2021FREE

Inside Pike Place Market is a visually rich digital book that celebrates the urban design, role of citizen activism, immigrant and cultural groups, an...

Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence book summary, reviews and download

Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence

Heros von BorckeJune 16, 2017FREE

"I do not hesitate to publish my account of battles lost and won, trusting that there are many still left who will read with some interest the simple ...

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The Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison & John JayJanuary 29, 2014FREE

The new charter of government agreed upon in Philadelphia in 1787 faced the daunting challenge of approval by conventions in each of the states. Immed...

The Civil War Diary of John F. Locke, 14th Tennessee (1861) book summary, reviews and download

The Civil War Diary of John F. Locke, 14th Tennessee (1861)

John F. LockeMarch 21, 2018FREE

John F. Locke was a Confederate soldier in the 14th Tennessee, Company D, and served in the Army of Northern Viriginia throughout the American Civil W...

The Challenge of Blackness book summary, reviews and download

The Challenge of Blackness

Derrick E. WhiteSeptember 1, 2011FREE

The Challenge of Blackness examines the history and legacy of the Institute of the Black World (IBW), one of the most important Black Freedom Struggle...

General Lee book summary, reviews and download

General Lee

Fitzhugh LeeDecember 8, 2017FREE

Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States...

Albina Stories book summary, reviews and download

Albina Stories

Boise-Eliot/Humboldt Middle SchoolJanuary 30, 2015FREE

This book is the culmination of a class research project aimed at answering the questions, “What memories live in our neighborhood” and “How can...

Watergate Nixon 1968-1972 book summary, reviews and download

Watergate Nixon 1968-1972

Scott HarderMay 1, 2013FREE

This book is designed to supplement the classroom teaching of the Nixon administration during the years 1968-1972.  The Watergate scandal and sub...

Martin Tells a Story: Struggles of the Great Lakes Native Americans book summary, reviews and download

Martin Tells a Story: Struggles of the Great Lakes Native Americans

Seung Geel HongMay 25, 2021FREE

An old man in a senior citizens apartment building tells a story of the Great Lakes region. It involves the Asian peoples walking across the Bering St...

The Battle of Franklin, Tennessee book summary, reviews and download

The Battle of Franklin, Tennessee

John K. ShellenbergerMarch 2, 2010FREE

When Opdycke’s brigade, the last to withdraw, came up to the position occupied by Conrad and Lane, Wagner rode forward and ordered Opdycke into line...

The Dust Bowl book summary, reviews and download

The Dust Bowl

Library of CongressAugust 31, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

History of the United States, Volume 2 book summary, reviews and download

History of the United States, Volume 2

Elisha Benjamin AndrewsDecember 31, 1916FREE

The authors… assume enough maturity in high school students to justify a topical rather than a chronological treatment. They have dealt with movemen...

History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2) book summary, reviews and download

History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)

George Washington WilliamsDecember 31, 1890FREE

This books contains eventful period of American history Commencing its career with the Republic slavery grew with its growth and strengthened with its...

The History of England, Volume I book summary, reviews and download

The History of England, Volume I

David HumeAugust 24, 1776FREE

The History of England (1754–61) is David Hume's great work on the history of England. Hume's History spanned "from the invasion of Julius Caesar to...

Presidents of the United States book summary, reviews and download

Presidents of the United States

Mary AlepraMarch 18, 2016FREE

Interesting facts about the Presidents of the United States.

Documents and Debates in American History and Government book summary, reviews and download

Documents and Debates in American History and Government

David TuckerMay 10, 2018FREE

This collection of documents presents American history from 1865 to 2009 as a series of 14 chronologically arranged topics. For each of these, a selec...

The Rough Riders book summary, reviews and download

The Rough Riders

Theodore RooseveltJanuary 6, 1919FREE

This article is the name bestowed on the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, one of three such regiments raised in 1898 for the Spanish-American War ...

U.S. History Sourcebook - Basic book summary, reviews and download

U.S. History Sourcebook - Basic

Rob LucasFebruary 24, 2012FREE

Donated to CK-12, U.S. History Sourcebook - Basic covers U.S. history from Colonial America through World War I.

Know the Past, Find the Future book summary, reviews and download

Know the Past, Find the Future

Various AuthorsMay 18, 2011FREE

From Laurie Anderson to Vampire Weekend, Roy Blount, Jr., to Renée Fleming, Stephen Colbert to Bill T. Jones—more than 100 luminaries reflect on th...

Jim Crow and Segregation book summary, reviews and download

Jim Crow and Segregation

Library of CongressAugust 31, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

Liberty, Federalism, and The American Constitution book summary, reviews and download

Liberty, Federalism, and The American Constitution

Sagamore InstituteOctober 1, 2013FREE

Despite the vast centralization of power in Washington D.C. in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the idea and need for a renewed federalism co...

History of the United States, Volume 1 book summary, reviews and download

History of the United States, Volume 1

Elisha Benjamin AndrewsDecember 31, 1916FREE

The authors… assume enough maturity in high school students to justify a topical rather than a chronological treatment. They have dealt with movemen...

Japanese American Internment book summary, reviews and download

Japanese American Internment

Library of CongressJune 30, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

I have a dream -MLK book summary, reviews and download

I have a dream -MLK

BethJanuary 16, 2020FREE

Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech to “I have a dream”.

The War of Independence book summary, reviews and download

The War of Independence

John FiskeDecember 31, 1900FREE

The historical book deals with the American revolution. Since the year 1875 we have witnessed, in many parts of the United States, public processions,...

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government book summary, reviews and download

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government

Jefferson DavisMarch 30, 2015FREE

This book is written by Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. In this book he wrote straightforwar...

The Great Depression and the New Deal book summary, reviews and download

The Great Depression and the New Deal

John, MoserDecember 8, 2017FREE

This collection of documents on the Depression and New Deal is the second volume in an extended series of document collections from the Ashbrook Cente...

George Washington's Rules of Civility book summary, reviews and download

George Washington's Rules of Civility

Moncure Daniel ConwayDecember 31, 1906FREE

The book traces the development of the Rules of Civility over 300 years thereby placing Washington and Colonial America within its own rich historical...

A Virginia Girl in the Civil War, 1861-1865 book summary, reviews and download

A Virginia Girl in the Civil War, 1861-1865

Myrta Lockett AvaryJanuary 1, 1946FREE

American writer Myrta Lockett Avary tells the true story of the experiences of the wife of a Confederate officer during the American Civil War in this...

Immigration book summary, reviews and download

Immigration

Library of CongressJuly 1, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

Life in the Confederate Army book summary, reviews and download

Life in the Confederate Army

Arthur Peronneau Ford & Marion Johnstone FordJanuary 6, 1867FREE

In this book published in 1905, South Carolina writer Arthur Peronneau Ford recounts his experiences as a private in the Confederate Army during the A...

Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787 by James Madison, a Member book summary, reviews and download

Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787 by James Madison, a Member

Gordon LloydSeptember 5, 2014FREE

James Madison, best known as the father of the Constitution, was also the most thorough and thoughtful scribe of what one person called in 1839 the "p...

The Rock of Chickamauga book summary, reviews and download

The Rock of Chickamauga

Joseph A. AltshelerMarch 14, 2015FREE

A action series set in the civil war times that is the second installment from the author. The storylines cross romance and the violence and crippling...

The Fathers of the Constitution; a chronicle of the establishment of the Union book summary, reviews and download

The Fathers of the Constitution; a chronicle of the establishment of the Union

Max FarrandJanuary 1, 1945FREE

The Chronicles of America Series is dedicated to presenting the main facts surrounding American history and the interesting historical stories behind ...

Writings of Thomas Paine — Volume 1 (1774-1779): the American Crisis book summary, reviews and download

Writings of Thomas Paine — Volume 1 (1774-1779): the American Crisis

Thomas PaineDecember 31, 1808FREE

The American Crisis (1776- 1783), a pro-revolutionary pamphlet series, which learns about the mentality of those during the Revolutionary War.

The Color Line book summary, reviews and download

The Color Line

W.E.B. DuboisApril 14, 2014FREE

With the publication of The Souls of Black Folk in 1903, W. E. B. Du Bois emerged as a leading black intellectual of the new twentieth century. The bo...

Battle of the Crater and Experiences of Prison Life book summary, reviews and download

Battle of the Crater and Experiences of Prison Life

Sumner Upham ShearmanDecember 31, 1897FREE

Sumner Upham Shearman, a captain in the Rhode Island Volunteers Infantry, describes his experiences in the American Civil War, including time spent in...

50 Core American Documents book summary, reviews and download

50 Core American Documents

Christopher BurkettDecember 6, 2013FREE

The Ashbrook Center’s 50 Core American Documents is meant to introduce readers to America’s story as it has unfolded from the American Founding in...

The History of the United States from 1492 to 1910, Volume 1 book summary, reviews and download

The History of the United States from 1492 to 1910, Volume 1

Julian HawthorneJuly 21, 1934FREE

Book gives an account of the events leading up to the foundation of the USA. The author offers a compelling story of our early history while describin...

Collin McKinney book summary, reviews and download

Collin McKinney

Mary Carole StrotherAugust 31, 2016FREE

At seventy years of age, Collin McKinney was the oldest member to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence. He also helped draft the Texas Constitut...

Mayflower: A History From Beginning to End book summary, reviews and download

Mayflower: A History From Beginning to End

Hourly HistorySeptember 8, 2016FREE

The story of the Mayflower is one of adventure, courage, and destiny. The Mayflower was the ship that launched a nation. She left from England in Sept...

War of 1812: A History From Beginning to End book summary, reviews and download

War of 1812: A History From Beginning to End

Henry FreemanJune 9, 2016FREE

The War of 1812 is often forgotten when we think about the history of the United States. Yet the effects of what seems a minor and insignificant confl...

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations book summary, reviews and download

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam SmithDecember 31, 1789FREE

He remembered how it had seemed to him to him, a priest sweet to die if he might die clasping unrebuked this woman in his arms. The blood throbbed in ...

World War I book summary, reviews and download

World War I

Library of CongressMarch 25, 2017FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

A Treatise on the Tactical Use of the Three Arms: Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry book summary, reviews and download

A Treatise on the Tactical Use of the Three Arms: Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry

Francis James LippittDecember 31, 1901FREE

The object of an attack is to destroy or capture the hostile force, or, at least, to drive it from the field. Capturing the enemy, or drivin...

The War With the United States : A Chronicle of 1812 book summary, reviews and download

The War With the United States : A Chronicle of 1812

William Charles Henry WoodJanuary 1, 1947FREE

International disputes that end in war are not generally questions of absolute right and wrong. They may quite as well be questions of opposing rights...

The Emancipation Proclamation book summary, reviews and download

The Emancipation Proclamation

Abraham LincolnDecember 31, 1864FREE

Emancipation Proclamation summary: The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, as the country enter...

History of the United States, Volume 3 book summary, reviews and download

History of the United States, Volume 3

Elisha Benjamin AndrewsDecember 31, 1916FREE

The authors… assume enough maturity in high school students to justify a topical rather than a chronological treatment. They have dealt with movemen...

Our campaign around Gettysburg book summary, reviews and download

Our campaign around Gettysburg

John LockwoodFebruary 12, 2010FREE

The President issues a Proclamation calling immediately into the United States service one hundred thousand men from the States of Pennsylvania, Ohio,...

A History of American Christianity book summary, reviews and download

A History of American Christianity

Leonard Woolsey BaconDecember 31, 1906FREE

The heroic discovery of America, at the close of the fifteenth century after Christ, has compelled the generous and just admiration of the world; but ...

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death book summary, reviews and download

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

Patrick HenryJune 5, 1799FREE

Give me Liberty, or give me Death'!" is a famous quotation attributed to Patrick Henry from a speech he made to the Virginia Convention. It was given ...

A Week in September 2001 book summary, reviews and download

A Week in September 2001

Reinhard KargerFebruary 23, 2012FREE

The disaster of September 11th began on a picturesque morning with magical photos of a still intact silhouette. The last sunrise between the twin towe...

The Cold War book summary, reviews and download

The Cold War

David KruglerFebruary 20, 2018FREE

This collection of documents on the Cold War continues the Ashbrook Center’s  extended series of document collections covering major periods, t...

The Constitution book summary, reviews and download

The Constitution

Library of CongressAugust 31, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

Give Me Liberty book summary, reviews and download

Give Me Liberty

Thomas Jefferson WertenbakerJanuary 1, 1966FREE

None of the American colonies "will ever submit to the loss of those valuable rights and privileges which are essential to the happiness of every free...

The Battle of Atlanta book summary, reviews and download

The Battle of Atlanta

Grenville Mellen DodgeJanuary 2, 1916FREE

The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought in the Western Theater of the American Civil War throughout northwest Georgia and the area around ...

History of Free Thought in Reference to The Christian Religion book summary, reviews and download

History of Free Thought in Reference to The Christian Religion

Adam Storey FarrarDecember 31, 1904FREE

Farrar delivered his Critical History of Free Thought as a set of eight sermons preached under the auspices of the Bampton Foundation in 1862. The wor...

Exploring History: Vol II book summary, reviews and download

Exploring History: Vol II

Peter PappasDecember 2, 2014FREE

American and World History units (in chronological order) include: The American Revolution by Scott Deal, The Pig War by Andy Saxton, Cesspool of Sava...

THE BILL OF RIGHTS book summary, reviews and download

THE BILL OF RIGHTS

Alex LhuilierJanuary 16, 2018FREE

This book is just a basic guide to the bill of rights, it has memes and other good stuff, but if you are a history buff you will have nothing to gain ...

The Rhode Island Artillery at the First Battle of Bull Run book summary, reviews and download

The Rhode Island Artillery at the First Battle of Bull Run

J. Albert MonroeApril 13, 2010FREE

When the first call for troops, to serve for the term of three months, was made by President Lincoln, in 1861, for the purpose of suppressing the rebe...

The American Revolution book summary, reviews and download

The American Revolution

John FiskeSeptember 3, 2014FREE

The struggle by which the Thirteen Colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America won independence from Great Britain and became the United States...

Declaration of Independence of the United States of America book summary, reviews and download

Declaration of Independence of the United States of America

United StatesNovember 1, 2006FREE

It is a history book. The Declaration of Independence is the usual name of a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which anno...

Scientific Data: Observing, Recording, and Communicating Information book summary, reviews and download

Scientific Data: Observing, Recording, and Communicating Information

Library of CongressMay 30, 2016FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

The Meaning and Making of Emancipation book summary, reviews and download

The Meaning and Making of Emancipation

The National Archives and Records AdministrationDecember 13, 2012FREE

This book presents the Emancipation Proclamation in its social and political context with documents in the National Archives' holdings that illustrate...

Pioneers of the Old South: a chronicle of English colonial beginnings book summary, reviews and download

Pioneers of the Old South: a chronicle of English colonial beginnings

Mary JohnstonJanuary 1, 1936FREE

History of American settlement than were ever got in school. Now you can read about the hardship and horrors the native Americans endured. I am not so...

The Writings of Abraham Lincoln — Volume 1: 1832-1843 book summary, reviews and download

The Writings of Abraham Lincoln — Volume 1: 1832-1843

Abraham LincolnApril 14, 1865FREE

For Lincoln the man, patient, wise, set in a high resolve, is worth far more than Lincoln the hero, vaguely glorious. Invaluable is the example of the...

Personal recollections and experiences concerning the Battle of Stone River book summary, reviews and download

Personal recollections and experiences concerning the Battle of Stone River

Milo S. HascallDecember 31, 1903FREE

The book is Personal recollections and experiences concerning the Battle of Stone River. It has a history of civil war. A short personal account writt...

A Short History of the Confederate States of America book summary, reviews and download

A Short History of the Confederate States of America

Jefferson DavisJuly 11, 2017FREE

A Short History of the Confederate States of America is a memoir written by Jefferson Davis, completed shortly before his death in 1889. Davis wrote m...

Children's Lives at the Turn of the Twentieth Century book summary, reviews and download

Children's Lives at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Library of CongressJuly 1, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

Campaign of Battery D, First Rhode Island light artillery. book summary, reviews and download

Campaign of Battery D, First Rhode Island light artillery.

Ezra Knight ParkerJanuary 1, 2010FREE

In March, 1863, Gen. A. E. Burnside, having been relieved at his own request of the command of the Army of the Potomac, was soon afterwards assigned t...

Ashes of Soldiers book summary, reviews and download

Ashes of Soldiers

Walt WhitmanApril 14, 2014FREE

“The War of Attempted Secession has, of course, been the distinguishing event of my time,” wrote Walt Whitman after the struggle was over. “I co...

The Quaker Colonies, a chronicle of the proprietors of the Delaware book summary, reviews and download

The Quaker Colonies, a chronicle of the proprietors of the Delaware

Sydney George FisherJanuary 1, 1927FREE

Wherever Quakers are found they are useful and steady citizens. Their eminence seems out of all proportion to the comparatively small numbers - from "...

A Matter of Conscience book summary, reviews and download

A Matter of Conscience

Abraham LincolnJuly 30, 2015FREE

This foray into the East, where Lincoln was still a relative mystery, was for him a crucial moment. Still an unannounced candidate for president, he r...

Recruiting Rosie: The Sales Pitch That Won a War book summary, reviews and download

Recruiting Rosie: The Sales Pitch That Won a War

Peter PappasNovember 13, 2014FREE

Step back in time and see how the US government undertook a massive "Woman Power" propaganda campaign to convince Americans that middle class women sh...

Yosemite: A Storied Landscape book summary, reviews and download

Yosemite: A Storied Landscape

Kerry TremainJune 9, 2018FREE

“Gorgeous! Like having a museum exhibition at your fingertips.” –San Francisco Chronicle. Learn the hidden stories of Yosemite! THIS UNIQUE mult...

A Teacher's Guide to Ladies of Liberty book summary, reviews and download

A Teacher's Guide to Ladies of Liberty

Cokie Roberts & Amy JurskisJuly 8, 2014FREE

For teachers We know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you de...

Walker's Appeal, with a Brief Sketch of His Life book summary, reviews and download

Walker's Appeal, with a Brief Sketch of His Life

David WalkerAugust 12, 2005FREE

The book contains three revolutionary works by Black abolitionists. David Walker’s Appeal, was a clarion call to all those enslaved and opposed to s...

The Conquest of the Old Southwest; the romantic story of the early pioneers into Virginia, the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Kentucky, 1740-1790 book summary, reviews and download

The Conquest of the Old Southwest; the romantic story of the early pioneers into Virginia, the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Kentucky, 1740-1790

Archibald HendersonJanuary 1, 1963FREE

The romantic and thrilling story of the southward and westward migration of successive waves of transplanted European peoples throughout the entire co...

A Kaleidoscope of Innovation: The Story of Leidos book summary, reviews and download

A Kaleidoscope of Innovation: The Story of Leidos

Jeffrey L. Rodengen & Christian RamirezNovember 29, 2018FREE

The award-winning book A Kaleidoscope of Innovation: The Story of Leidos tells the story of a science and technology company that was founded in La Jo...

Symbols of the United States book summary, reviews and download

Symbols of the United States

Library of CongressAugust 31, 2015FREE

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set is here to put history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind docum...

The Writings of Abraham Lincoln book summary, reviews and download

The Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln & Arthur Brooks LapsleyApril 14, 1865FREE

This volume contains part II of the debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas that occurred during the 1958 Illinois Senate campaign, includ...

The Battle of Spring Hill, Tennessee book summary, reviews and download

The Battle of Spring Hill, Tennessee

John K. ShellenbergerMarch 3, 2008FREE

The Administration gave a reluctant consent to Sherman's plan on the condition that he would leave with General Thomas, commanding in Tennessee, a for...

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights book summary, reviews and download

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights

The National Archives and Records Administration & Center for Legislative ArchivesSeptember 10, 2014FREE

This remarkable story focuses on James Madison’s leadership role in creating the Bill of Rights, effectively completing the U.S. Constitution. Start...

Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times book summary, reviews and download

Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times

Charles Carleton CoffinMarch 1, 1896FREE

Daughters of the revolution and their times, 1769-1776. A historical romance (1895). No period in the history of our country surpasses in interest tha...

They Met at Shiloh book summary, reviews and download

They Met at Shiloh

Phillip BryantNovember 1, 2011FREE

Pittsburg Landing was a place at peace—one that never expected to be the site for one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Peace is shattered ...

Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass book summary, reviews and download

Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass

Frederick DouglassFebruary 19, 1892FREE

Born a slave in 1818, Frederick Douglass escaped and became one of America’s leading intellectuals and abolitionists. Here, two of his essays – My...

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