American Revolution
epub |eng | 2016-03-04 | Author:Jefferson, Thomas;

Mr. Adams accordingly executed 1000 bonds, for 1000 florins each, and deposited them in the hands of our bankers, with instructions, however, not to issue them until Congress should ratify ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents March 5,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Brian Boeck

TWENTY Upon the conclusion of the war, Sholokhov came under intense pressure to deliver the novel he had promised to Stalin. He boasted to journalists in Moscow in September 1945 ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents March 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-05-20 | Author:Friedrich Katz

Carrancista and Villista Agrarian Policies Villa’s abstention from matters of ideology and social legislation on a national scale ended in May 1915, when he decreed an agrarian law. It is ...
( Category: American Revolution March 4,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Yvonne Kapp

On the 28th the stampede back to the factory ceases: many of those who went in two days before are now resolved to stay out. Eleanor tells the meeting that ...
( Category: American Revolution March 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2003-07-15 | Author:Richard Brookhiser

CHAPTER TEN Radicals in Power W ASHINGTON APPOINTED Morris, relying on their long friendship and on Morris’s firsthand knowledge of the country. But when the nomination went to the Senate, ...
( Category: American Revolution March 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-12-12 | Author:Edward G. Lengel

MOUNT VERNON’S MOST WELCOME VISITOR wasn’t human. His name was Royal Gift, a magnificent Spanish jackass sent by King Charles III of Spain. Washington accepted him ecstatically. For many years ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents March 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-12-23 | Author:Henry Wiencek

( Category: U.S. Presidents February 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2000-02-22 | Author:John Ferling

8 “The Womb of Fate” Victory In the summer of 1780, when Adams told Vergennes that the war could be won only if the French fleet acted in concert with ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents February 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2003-07-15 | Author:Melissa Lukeman Bohrer

Lydia Darragh, the daughter of John Barrington, was born about 1728 and raised in Dublin, Ireland. Little is known of her childhood except that she was part of a large ...
( Category: American Revolution February 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-11-26 | Author:Edward J. Larson

Book III Working Together and Apart Six Rendezvous in Philadelphia WITH CIVIC BOOSTERS INTENT on turning Philadelphia into the commercial, financial, and perhaps political capital of the newly independent states, ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents February 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-10 | Author:Jonathan Horn

I. The academy would soon become Washington College and eventually Washington and Lee University. CHAPTER ELEVEN Washington Sinks The pleas to return to public life never ceased. Friends dangled every ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents February 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-04 | Author:Joseph Plumb Martin [Martin, Joseph Plumb]

Chapter VI. Campaign of 1780 Table of Contents The soldier defending his country's rights, Is griev'd when that country his services slights; But when he remonstrates and finds no relief, ...
( Category: American Revolution February 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-04 | Author:Alexis Coe

* * * As an adult, Washington had often proved to be a negligent son, and the busy spring and summer of 1789 were no exception. By the time Betty ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents February 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:John Rhodehamel [Rhodehamel, John]

9 “The Destiny of Unborn Millions” AMERICA’S FIRST CITIZEN returned home after an absence of eight and a half years to find his private affairs in disarray. Mount Vernon was ...
( Category: American Revolution January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-15 | Author:Stephen Brumwell [Brumwell, Stephen]

* * * Inclined to downplay fears for his own safety, Washington remained alive to the possibility that the British might yet take advantage of the ice to launch further ...
( Category: American Revolution January 19,2020 )