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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
by Walter Isaacson
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Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us -- an ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings. In bestselling author Walter Isaacson's vivid and witty full-scale biography,... (read more)

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Declarations of Independence Cross Exami
Declarations of Independence Cross Exami
by Howard Zinn
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The acclaimed author of A People's History of the United States (more than 200,000 copies sold) presents an honest and piercing look at American political ideology.... (read more)

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Power Broker : Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (74 Edition)
Power Broker : Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (74 Edition)
by Robert A. Caro
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The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now (Library of America #192)
The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now (Library of America #192)
by Harold Holzer
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Abraham Lincoln has achieved an unrivaled preeminence in American history, culture, and myth. Here, for the bicentennial of his birth, Lincoln and his enduring legacy are the focus of nearly 100 major authors and important historical figures from his... (read more)

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Bending Toward Justice (13 Edition)
Bending Toward Justice (13 Edition)
by May
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When the Fifteenth Amendment of 1870 granted African Americans the right to vote, it seemed as if a new era of political equality was at hand. Before long, however, white segregationists across the South counterattacked, driving their black countrymen... (read more)

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The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Eric Rauchway
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The New Deal shaped our nation's politics for decades, and was seen by many as tantamount to the "American Way" itself. Now, in this superb compact history, Eric Rauchway offers an informed account of the New Deal and the Great Depression, illuminating... (read more)

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Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
by Tony Horwitz
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A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A Library Journal Top Ten Best Books of 2011 A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011Late on the night of October 16, 1859, John Brown launched a surprise raid on the slaveholding South. Leading a... (read more)

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White House Call Girl: The Real Watergate Story
White House Call Girl: The Real Watergate Story
by Phil Stanford
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Ex-stripper Heidi Rikan was working for the mob in Washington, DC. White House Call Girl tells how a call girl operation she was running at the time led to the Watergate break-in, which brought down Tricky Dick Nixon himself. Needless to say, this is... (read more)

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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Modern Library)
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Modern Library)
by Edmund Morris
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Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks the 100th anniversary of... (read more)

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Franklin and Lucy: President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life
Franklin and Lucy: President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life
by Joseph Persico
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was arguably the greatest figure of the twentieth century. While FDRs official circle was predominantly male, it was his relationships with women–particularly with Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd–that most vividly bring to... (read more)

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Archie and Amelie: Love and Madness in the Gilded Age
Archie and Amelie: Love and Madness in the Gilded Age
by Donna M Lucey
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Lucey presents the largely forgotten story of one of the most celebrated, glamorous, and flamboyant couples of the... (read more)

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America's Women: Four Hundred Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines
America's Women: Four Hundred Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines
by Gail Collins
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From the women peering worriedly over the side of the Mayflower to feminists having a grand old time protesting beauty pageants and bridal fairs, America's Women tells the story of how women shaped the nation and our vision of what it means to be female... (read more)

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All the President's Men
All the President's Men
by Carl Bernstein
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The full account of the Watergate scandal from the two andlt;Iandgt;Washington Postandlt;/Iandgt; reporters who broke the story. This is and#8220;the work that brought down a presidencyand#8230;perhaps the most influential piece of journalism in... (read more)

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The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness
The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness
by Harlow G Unger
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In this compelling biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals the epic story of James Monroe (1758–1831)—the last of Americas Founding Fathers—who transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a powerful empire... (read more)

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Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: 1884-1933
Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: 1884-1933
by Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Available again in time for election season, Eleanor Roosevelt's most important book—a battle cry for civil rights As relevant and influential now as it was when first published in 1963, Tomorrow Is Now is Eleanor Roosevelt's manifesto and her... (read more)

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In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692
In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692
by Mary Beth Norton
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An admired historian offers a unique account of the events at Salem, Massachusetts, helping readers to understand the witch hunt as it was understood by those who lived through the frenzy.... (read more)

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The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction
The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction
by Akhil Reed Amar
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A leading scholar of constitutional law delivers an incisive and brilliant new account of the Bill of Rights and explodes conventional wisdom about our most basic charter of liberty.... (read more)

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The Untold History of the United States
The Untold History of the United States
by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
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The companion to the Showtime documentary series, director Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick challenge the prevailing orthodoxies of traditional history books in this thoroughly researched and rigorously analyzed look at the dark side of American... (read more)

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The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (Oxford History of the United States)
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (Oxford History of the United States)
by Robert Middlekauff
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This outstanding narrative history, the first volume to appear in the Oxford History of the United States, offers an intimate view of the development of the Revolutionary War, the battle between the colonies and the motherland, and the establishment of... (read more)

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Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
by Daniel Okrent
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andlt;bandgt;A brilliant, authoritative, and fascinating history of Americaand#8217;s most puzzling era, the years 1920 to 1933, when the U.S. Constitution was amended to restrict one of Americaand#8217;s favorite pastimes: drinking alcoholic beverages... (read more)

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