Revolution & Founding
epub |eng | 2014-09-21 | Author:Hartmann, Thom, Sisson, Dan [Hartmann, Thom, Sisson, Dan]

NULLIFICATION MAKES ITS DEBUT Asserting this dire conclusion, the Kentucky legislature then went on to announce that “a nullification” doctrine was the “rightful remedy.” Reaffirming its own “principles” of 1798, ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding September 23,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-07-29 | Author:Les Standiford

( 17 ) Trial of the Century Until the case of Captain Preston and his men went to trial in Boston in late 1770, the successful defense of the New ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding September 22,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-10-17 | Author:Chris DeRose

State: Total population: Slave population: Virginia (includes Kentucky) 821,287 305,057 Massachusetts (includes Maine) 475,327 None Pennsylvania 434,373 3,737 New York (includes Vermont) 425,659 21,324 North Carolina 393,751 100,572 Maryland 319,728 ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding September 22,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-06-22 | Author:Scott Martelle

The search began in earnest in late June 1899, with a series of letters and inquiries to various French political figures and bureaucrats. Vignaud, a voracious reader of the Parisian ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding June 23,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-10-15 | Author:Nancy Robinson Masters

Henry Knox The “Ox” of the Revolutionary War 1750-1806 He is too valuable to me. —General George Washington Henry Knox looked up from the manual of military strategy he was ...
( Category: Colonial Period May 28,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2013-01-23 | Author:Robert N. Thompson [Thompson, Robert N.]

This monument along County Route 8 west of Peora, West Virginia, marks the location of the Cunningham farm. The sandstone rock comes from the cave in which the Wyandot hid ...
( Category: State & Local May 26,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Alexander Hamilton

No. 43 BY JAMES MADISON The same view continued THE FOURTH CLASS COMPRISES the following miscellaneous powers: 1. A power to “promote the progress of science and useful arts, by ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-11-26 | Author:Kevin Phillips [Phillips, Kevin]

Maritime New England Strikes Back Gage must have understood, despite the anger shown by yeomen farmers in the summer of 1774, that the alienation of maritime Massachusetts was older and ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2012-01-12 | Author:Arthur G. Sharp [Sharp, Arthur G.]

Show Me the Money There was one thing Washington needed five years into war more than guns: money. He asked Knox to raise funds for him. Knox completed his mission ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding March 26,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-11-09 | Author:Thomas B. Allen

At Valley Forge, Washington was losing men while desperately trying to find food for those who stayed. After the Royal Navy took control of the Delaware River, Howe began getting ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2011-05-01 | Author:Gordon S. Wood

AFTERWORD TO CHAPTER 6 This essay is a much-revised and updated version of a lecture originally given before the Kentucky legislature in Frankfort, Kentucky, on January 9, 1974, which perhaps ...
( Category: Constitutions March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 1982-01-02 | Author:Alexander Hamilton; James Madison; John Jay; Clinton Rossiter; Charles R. Kesler

NO. 48: THESE DEPARTMENTS SHOULD NOT BE SO FAR SEPARATED AS TO HAVE NO CONSTITUTIONAL CONTROL OVER EACH OTHER (MADISON) IT WAS shown in the last paper that the political ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2004-05-04 | Author:Susan Jacoby

If many agnostics attempted to conceal the extent of their participation in the women’s movement, they were entirely open about their role in the battle against late-nineteenth-century censorship. There was ...
( Category: General March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2007-05-21 | Author:Alex Haley

CHAPTER 71 It was about the noon hour on a sultry day late in August when Aunt Sukey came waddling as fast as she could out to the fiddler among ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding March 25,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:William M. Fowler Jr.

Chapter Eleven Stoked by the disappointing report of the committee to Congress and Colonel Brooks’s “particulars,” the mood of the officers encamped along the Hudson had turned ever more sour. ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding March 25,2014 )