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The United States Constitution: What It Says, What It Means
The United States Constitution: What It Says, What It Means
by Founding Fathers
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Affordable, readable, and indispensable,The United States Constitution: What it Says, What it Means allows you to put the most important document in American history in your back pocket. In conjunction with Justice Learning and The Annenberg Foundation... (read more)

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Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship
Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship
by Nikki Giovanni
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Our 16th president is known for many things: He delivered the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address.He was tall and skinny and notoriously stern-looking. And he also had some very strong ideas about abolishing slavery, ideas which brought... (read more)

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George Washington: First President 1789-1797 (Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents)
George Washington: First President 1789-1797 (Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents)
by Mike Venezia
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- Fans of Venezia's highly praised artist biography series will be drawn to this new series - Author presents the lives of U.S. presidents in an entirely fresh way with his unique format--a blend of casual prose, historical reproductions, and... (read more)

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The Story of the American Flag
The Story of the American Flag
by Wayne Whipple
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This book was published in 1910 "to tell the thrilling story of the Stars and Stripes, and the very best of all that has ever appeared about it in picture, prose, poetry and song, thus making, in small compass, a true handbook of the Flag."... (read more)

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What Was Ellis Island? (What Was...)
What Was Ellis Island? (What Was...)
by Patricia Brennan Demuth
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The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead... (read more)

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True Tales of the Wild West
True Tales of the Wild West
by Paul Robert Walker
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This engaging and often surprising collection of true tales by a noted storyteller gives young readers a highly entertaining yet accurate history of the American West. Adventures include pushing onto new frontiers with Lewis and Clark, shooting it out... (read more)

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Yankee Doodle Boy : a Young Soldier's Adventures in the American Revolution Told By Himself (95 Edition)
Yankee Doodle Boy : a Young Soldier's Adventures in the American Revolution Told By Himself (95 Edition)
by Joseph Plumb Martin
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This story by Joseph Plumb Martin has a 'you were there' quality to it which gives a direct and immediate understanding of what life in the Continental army was like. It is extremely readable.... (read more)

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Free! (06 Edition)
Free! (06 Edition)
by Cary
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Stories based upon actual incidents of Black people escaping from chattel slavery. Lorene Cary adapted these tales from narratives and records that were first told by William Still who was one of the key organizers of the underground railroad. The... (read more)

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We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart
We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart
by Walter Dean Myers
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New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and Caldecott Honor artist Christopher Myers, the father-son team who created harlem, celebrate the freedom dream that is America: our struggles, our ideals, and our hope that we can live up to them... (read more)

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The Pullman Porter
The Pullman Porter
by Vanita Oelschlager
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Children and adults under the age of 40 are forgetting about the Pullman Porter. They were very important figures in the history of American. This book will teach children and adults, who the porters were and why they were so important in our history... (read more)

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The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure
The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure
by Martin W Sandler
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Just Fine the Way They Are
Just Fine the Way They Are
by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge
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Change. Who needs it? We do! Mr. John Slack, the keeper of a tavern beside a rutted dirt road in the early 1800s, thought things were just fine the way they were. So did Lucius Stockton, who ran the National Road Stage Company in the mid 1800s. So too... (read more)

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Vicksburg
Vicksburg
by Mary Ann Fraser
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"Protected by high bluffs and cannons, the city of Vicksburg guarded the all-important Mississippi River for the Confederacy. Major General Ulysses S. Grant was determined to take the city, which meant he had to invent new ways to fight a war." Using... (read more)

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Uskids History: Book of the American Civil War (Brown Paper School)
Uskids History: Book of the American Civil War (Brown Paper School)
by Howard Egger Bovet
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Focuses on the experiences of individuals in the Civil War through first-person narratives, from the perspective of both the North and the South, and speeches delivered before and during the conflict.... (read more)

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Declaration of Independence (True Books: American History)
Declaration of Independence (True Books: American History)
by Patricia Ryon Quiri
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Completely redesigned for today's young investigative reader, True Books are an indispensable addition to any collection. Each book guides readers through the facts that nurture their need to know.... (read more)

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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans
by Kadir Nelson
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The story of America and African Americans is a story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage. But it is also the story of injustice; of a country divided by law, education, and wealth; of a people whose struggles and achievements helped define... (read more)

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Island of Hope: The Story of Ellis Island and the Journey to America
Island of Hope: The Story of Ellis Island and the Journey to America
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The moving story of immigration to America as told through the passionate voices and stories of those who passed through Ellis Island. On January 1, 1892, a fifteen-year-old Irish girl named Annie Moore made history when she became the first person to be... (read more)

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Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain
Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain
by Russell Freedman
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Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940. Following the passage of legislation requiring the screening of immigrants, "the other Ellis Island" processed around one... (read more)

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Death by Petticoat: American History Myths Debunked
Death by Petticoat: American History Myths Debunked
by Mary Miley Theobald
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 From famous legends to embellished truths to outright fabrications, Death by Petticoat debunks myths from American history in witty, entertaining narratives that shed light on the real truth about the past.   Every day stories from... (read more)

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The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr
The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr
by Judith St George
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In curiously parallel lives, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were both orphaned at an early age. Both were brilliant students who attended college? one at Princeton, the other at Columbia?and studied law. Both were young staff officers under General... (read more)

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