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With Americans of Past and Present Days: Annotated

ByJ. J. Jusserand

With Americans of Past and Present Days by Jean Jules Jusserand. These seven masterful essays—awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for History in 1917. It took 5 years of work to produce this book. "With Americans of Past and Present Days" is an unusual work in several ways. A collection of five essays followed by two speeches, with the majority of the text dealing with the period around the birth of the United States. The first, and longest, essay is titled "Rochambeau and the French in America", covers the relationship between Rochambeau and Washington. The second essay is titled "Major L'Enfant and the Federal City" and it covers the creation of Washington D.C. and the significant contribution of Major Pierre Charles L'Enfant. The third essay is titled "Washington and the French", and covers how Washington's perception of our French allies changed from some initial suspicion, to one of respect. The other essays are Abraham Lincoln; The Franklin Medal; Horace Howard Furness and From War to Peace.

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Publication Date
Feb 28, 2014
Language
English
ISBN
9781312032859
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): J. J. Jusserand

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EPUB

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