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  • No God, No Master


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  • The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers

    “There’s a whole chapter on my son Beau… He was co-located [twice] near these burn pits.”–Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States of AmericaThe Agent Orange of the 21st Century… Thousands of American soldiers are returning from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan with severe wounds from chemical war. They are not the victims of ruthless enemy warfare, but of their own military commanders. These soldiers, afflicted with rare cancers and respiratory diseases, were sickened from the smoke and ash swirling out of the ...

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  • Measuring America: How the United States Was Shaped By the Greatest Land Sale in History

    In 1790, America was in enormous debt, having depleted what little money and supplies the country had during its victorious fight for independence. Before the nation's greatest asset, the land west of the Ohio River, could be sold it had to be measured out and mapped. And before that could be done, a uniform set of measurements had to be chosen for the new republic out of the morass of roughly 100,000 different units that were in use in daily life.Measuring America tells the fascinating story of how we ultimately gained the American Customary S...

    • ASIN: 0452284597

  • Prelude to Revolution: The Salem Gunpowder Raid of 1775 (Witness to History)

    Before colonial Americans could declare independence, they had to undergo a change of heart. Beyond a desire to rebel against British mercantile and fiscal policies, they had to believe that they could stand up to the fully armed British soldier. Prelude to Revolution uncovers one story of how the Americans found that confidence.On April 19, 1775, British raids on Lexington Green and Concord Bridge made history, but it was an episode nearly two months earlier in Salem, Massachusetts, that set the stage for the hostilities. Peter Charles Hoffer ...

    • ASIN: 1421410060

  • If You Lived When There Was Slavery In America

    This 24th book in the highly-regarded series explores an important aspect of America history often overlooked in textbooks.It is hard to imagine that, once, a person in America could be "owned" by another person. But from the time the colonies were settled in the 1600s until the end of the Civil War in 1865, millions of black people were bought and sold like goods. Where did the slaves come from? Where did they live when they were brought to this country? What kind of work did they do? With compassion and respect for the enslaved, this book ans...

    • ASIN: 0439567068
    • Brand: Scholastic Inc.

  • One Day in December: Celia Sánchez and the Cuban Revolution

    Celia Sánchez is the missing actor of the Cuban Revolution. Although not as well known in the English-speaking world as Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Sánchez played a pivotal role in launching the revolution and administering the revolutionary state. She joined the clandestine 26th of July Movement and went on to choose the landing site of the Granma and fight with the rebels in the Sierra Maestra. She collected the documents that would form the official archives of the revolution, and, after its victory, launched numerous projects that enr...

    • ASIN: 1583673172

  • The Split History of the American Revolution: A Perspectives Flip Book (Perspectives Flip Books)

    People from Great Britain came to North America to start new lives in the 13 American colonies. In the beginning colonists accepted British rule without question. But by the mid-1700s, things were changing. Many colonists wanted the right to govern themselves. The British government felt as if the colonists were being ungrateful. By 1775 war between the two sides was inevitable....

    • ASIN: 0756545927
    • Brand: Brand: Compass Point Books

  • The Coup: 1953, the CIA, and the Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations

    In August 1953, the CIA orchestrated the swift overthrow of Iran’s democratically elected leader and installed Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi in his place. Over the next twenty-six years, the United States backed the unpopular, authoritarian shah and his secret police; in exchange, it reaped a huge share of Iran’s oil wealth. The blowback was inevitable, as this “relevant, readable” (Kirkus Reviews) history by noted Iran scholar Ervand Abrahamian shows. When the 1979 Iranian Revolution deposed the shah and replaced his puppet government with...

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  • Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation

    Cokie Roberts's number one New York Times bestseller, We Are Our Mothers' Daughters, examined the nature of women's roles throughout history and led USA Today to praise her as a "custodian of time-honored values." Her second bestseller, From This Day Forward, written with her husband, Steve Roberts, described American marriages throughout history, including the romance of John and Abigail Adams. Now Roberts returns with Founding Mothers, an intimate and illuminating look at the fervently patriotic and passionate women whose tireless pursuits on...

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  • Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America

    The Immersive Story of the Extraordinary Alliance That Forged Our Nation and the Unlikely Duo Behind It: George Washington & Alexander HamiltonIn the wake of the American Revolution, the Founding Fathers faced a daunting task: overcome their competing visions to build a new nation, the likes of which the world had never seen. As hostile debates raged over how to protect their new hard-won freedoms, two men formed an improbable partnership that would launch the fledgling United States: George Washington and Alexander Hamilton.Washington and Hami...

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    • Brand: Sourcebooks Inc
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  • Was the American Revolution Revolutionary? (Key Questions in American History)

    After many years of colonist uprisings, colonial Patriots finally decided to band together and fight for their independence from Great Britain. The American Revolution started off as a war between the colonists and the British Empire, but other countries eventually became involved. The war officially ended on September 3, 1783, giving the colonies their independence. In the years after the American Revolution, several other countries had revolutions, such as the French Revolution. It's important for your readers to learn that the American Revol...

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  • Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine

    “Very cool…a breezy American culinary history that you didn’t know you wanted” (Bon Appetit) reveals a fascinating look at our past and uses long-forgotten recipes to explain how eight flavors changed how we eat.The United States boasts a culturally and ethnically diverse population that makes for a continually changing culinary landscape. But a young historical gastronomist named Sarah Lohman discovered that American food is united by eight flavors: black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, chili powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG, and Sriracha...

    • ASIN: 1476753962
    • Brand: Simon & Schuster

  • The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings (Leather-bound Classics)

    “We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union . . . ” — The U.S ConstitutionThe U.S. Constitution and Other Writings is part of the Leather-bound Classics series and is a collection of the crucial documents, speeches, and other writings that shaped the United States. In addition to the Constitution, readers can review the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist Papers, important presidential speeches, and many others. Both famous and lesser-known, but equally important, A...

    • ASIN: 1684120985
    • Brand: Canterbury Classics

  • The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward J. Larson reveals how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as our first president.After leading the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, George Washington shocked the world: he retired. In December 1783, General Washington, the most powerful man in the country, stepped...

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  • $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year“A remarkable book that could very well change the way we think about poverty in the United States.” — New York Times Book Review“Powerful . . . Presents a deeply moving human face that brings the stunning numbers to life. It is an explosive book . . . The stories will make you angry and break your heart.” — American Prospect    Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no income if she didn’t donate plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee. Modonna Harris and her...

    • ASIN: 054481195X
    • Brand: Mariner Books

  • I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15) (Paperback)

    Eleven-year-old Nate was traveling to meet his father when he got caught up in a battle of the American

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  • Rush Revere and the American Revolution: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans (Hardcover)

    When substitute middle-school history teacher Rush Revere takes his students back in time to eighteenth-century Massachusetts, they witness the Battle of Lexington and learn about the Declaration of

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    • Rating: 4.5

  • Guns for General Washington : A Story of the American Revolution

    In the bitter winter of 1775-76, Colonel Henry Knox and his younger brother Will, both of the Continental Army, become frustrated with the British blockade of Boston and decide to attempt to move 183 cannons

    • UPC: 1228766
    • Rating: 4.0

  • The End of Money : The story of bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and the blockchain revolution

    Murder for hire. Drug trafficking. Embezzlement. Money laundering. These might sound like plot lines of a thriller, but they are true stories from the short history of cryptocurrencies - digital currencies conceived by computer hackers

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    • Rating: 3.0

  • Women Heroes of the American Revolution : 20 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Defiance, and Rescue

    Every schoolchild knows about Paul Revere's 20-mile ride to warn that the British were coming. Far fewer know that 16-year-old Sybil Ludington rode twice as far to help her father, Colonel Ludington, muster his scattered

    • UPC: 55676328
    • Rating: 3.0

  • The Incredible Adventures of Rush Revere : Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims; Rush Revere and the First Patriots; Rush Revere and the American Revolution; Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner; Rush Revere and the Presidency

    Explore the earliest days of the United States with this special boxed set containing five of the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling Time Travels with Exceptional Americans series from nationally syndicated radio host

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  • Henry and the Cannons : An Extraordinary True Story of the American Revolution

    "In 1775 in the dead of winter, a bookseller named Henry Knox dragged 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston--225 miles of lakes, forest, mountains, and few roads. It was a feat of remarkable ingenuity

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    • Rating: 3.667

  • How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution? : And Other Questions about the Boston Tea Party

    TheBoston Tea Party was an act of protest by American colonists against British rule. But who were these protestors? And how did the British respond? Discover the facts about the Boston Tea Party and the

    • UPC: 13918927
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Dover History Coloring Book: Story of the American Revolution Coloring Book (Paperback)

    Noted artist Peter Copeland has captured all the drama and excitement of a fateful era in American history with 40 finely drawn black-and-white illustrations. Modestly priced and historically accurate, Story of the American Revolution Coloring

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  • Sleds on Boston Common : A Story from the American Revolution

    Henry complains to the royal governor, General Gage, after his plan to sled down the steep hill at Boston Common is thwarted by the masses of British troops camped

    • UPC: 805068
    • Rating: 4.5

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