The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln
by Abraham Lincoln
Publisher: The Abraham Lincoln Association 2006
Number of pages: 3356
Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States, serving from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. This immense collection includes Lincoln's speeches, letters, and telegrams. It provides a vivid picture of history as lived day-to-day, without the filter of hindsight.
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by Lawrence Beesley - Houghton Mifflin
Lawrence Beesley boarded the Titanic to go for a holiday in the States. His account of the epic disaster is widely regarded as one of the fairest and most comprehensive of its kind. Full of nautical detail and written with a hair-raising clarity.
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 Elbert J. Benton, Henry E. Bourne - Project Gutenberg
This is the introductory part of a course in American history embodying the plan of study recommended by the Committee of Eight of the American Historical Association. The plan calls for a continuous course running through grades six seven and eight.
- 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.