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Hero Tales from American History By Backcountry Reprints et al.
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FROM INTRODUCTION: It is a good thing for Americans to remember the men who have given their lives in war and peace to the service of their fellow-countrymen, and to keep in mind the feats of daring... More > and personal prowess done in time past by some of the many champions of the nation in the various crises of her history. Thrift, industry, obedience to law, and intellectual cultivation are essential qualities in the make-up of any successful people; but no people can be really great unless they possess also the heroic virtues which are as needful in time of peace as in time of war, and as important in civil as in military life. As a civilized people we desire peace. Intelligent foresight in preparation and known capacity to stand well in battle are the surest safeguards against war. America will cease to be a great nation whenever her young men cease to possess energy, daring, and endurance, as well as the wish and the power to fight the nation's foes. No citizen of a free state should wrong any man.< Less
American History Stories Volume I By Mara Pratt
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Stories of early exploration and founding of American colonies, conflicts over religion, and troubles with the Indians, culminating in the French and Indian War
Hero Tales from American History By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
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This book is truly an American treasure. It is about Americans who showed that they knew how to live and how to die - who proved their truth by their endeavors. It is a good thing for all Americans,... More > and it is an especially good thing for young Americans, to remember the men who have given their lives in war and peace to the service of their fellow-countrymen, and to keep in mind the feats of daring and personal prowess done in time past by some of the many champions of the nation in the various crises of her history.< Less
Hero Tales from American History By Henry Cabot Lodge & Theodore Roosevelt
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Teddy Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge published a book of good old American stories to relight the flame of American heroism. They called it Hero Tales from American History. “This book not... More > only provides portraits of a fistful of American heroes, it portrays the way a collaborative friendship can shape the destiny of a nation.” They wanted people to see history as an interwoven collection of true stories—the kind of stories you gather around grandpa’s armchair to hear. The kind of stories that instruct, entertain, and enliven. The kind of formative stories that prepare and inspire people to do great things.< Less
Post History: Lost American Dreams By Paul Seftel
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2014 Album Hardcover Master Edition. An artists' vision of America through the lens of sent postage stamps, tiny mediums and endless messages make up the big picture. A landscape of time, the... More > repetition of the past and how our collective thinking has both evolved and been part of a self fulfilling prophecy is explored and revealed. An expression of Art and memory, this series of works gathers together 150 years of American voices, spirit, culture, popular history and propaganda. The found art of the stamp- the smallest of art form in the public domain, represent our lost forms of communication, the shift of ages, from agriculture to industry, to communication and into the information age. Spent messages and cancelled currencies, the value remains in the art and messages that Time holds.< Less
American History Stories Volume II By MAra Pratt
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Tales of Revolutionary times, including the causes of the American Revolution, the daring exploits of those defending liberty, the early battles, the struggles of the army, and the heroes who led the... More > colonists to victory.< Less
African American Baseball, A Short History By Sherman DeBrosse
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African Americans have played serious baseball since the sport became popular in the United States. When excluded from "Organized Baseball," they had their own professional teams and... More > leagues and rendered remarkable performances on the field. This work also deals with the reintegration of baseball and the African American contribution to the sport.< Less
Hero Tales from American History By Henry Cabot Lodge
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: • Author  • Conservationist  •... More > Explorer  • Historian  • Naturalist  • Politician  • SoldierPresident of the United StatesFirst termSecond termPost PresidencyTheodore Roosevelt (/ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROH-zə-velt;[a] October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the early 20th century.Born a sickly child with debilitating asthma, Roosevelt successfully overcame his health problems by embracing a strenuous lifestyle. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Roosevelt< Less
The Story of American History for Elementary Schools By Albert F. (Albert Franklin) Blaisdell
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The History of the American Christmas And Its Traditions By eBook City
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The Christmas Tree. Hanging Stockings. Christmas Cards. Carolling. Santa Claus. Gift Giving. Egg Nog. The Yule Log. Do you know where these traditions came from? Are you someone that believes... More > they've simply "always existed" and is something we, as a Nation have always done every year around December 24th? Or do you believe that we simply "created" them ourselves? If you are, then you really don't know the history of Christmas traditions. Have you ever wondered why we do the things we do when the snow begins to fall and the air becomes oh so chilly? There is a reason we perform every single Christmas tradition we know today. And some of them may not be why you think! Throughout these pages, you will discover why certain Christmas traditions are performed every year, and where exactly in the world they came from. Here's a secret you may not know. . . .Many of the Christmas traditions we use to celebrate our National Holiday didn't even originate in our country!< Less

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