Posts in category: American History
By Cheryl Bauer,Randy McNutt
By William E. Galyean
By Yvonne Johnson
those pioneering girls comprise Amanda Berry Smith and hold kingdom who helped lay the basis for the revolutionary period, Esther Twente who helped strengthen better schooling, Elfrieda von Rohr Sauer, Mary Sibley, and Linda Slaughter whose non secular affiliations gave them management possibilities for political and social effect, Frances Dana Gage who contributed to women’s rights and temperance matters, Marietta Bones who championed the women’s suffrage flow, Alice Moore French who used to be American warfare moms founder and primary president, socialist Genora Dollinger who spoke out for caliber of existence and rights in organizing a strike at a basic automobiles plant, and Harriett Friedman Woods who held a number of country political places of work and a countrywide office.
By Robert Criddle,Ruth Criddle
By Bonnie E. Stewart
Ninety-nine males entered the chilly, darkish tunnels of the Consolidation Coal Company’s No.9 Mine in Farmington, West Virginia, on November 20, 1968. Some have been nervous in regards to the of the mine. It had an excessive amount of coal airborne dirt and dust, an excessive amount of methane fuel. They knew that both you possibly can reason an explosion. What they didn't be aware of used to be that somebody had deliberately disabled a security alarm on one of many mine’s air flow lovers. That used to be a loss of life sentence for many of the team. The fan failed that morning, however the alarm didn't sound. the inability of clean air allowed methane gasoline to accumulate within the tunnels. a number of moments sooner than 5:30 a.m., the No.9 blew up. Some males died the place they stood. Others lived yet suffocated within the poisonous fumes that stuffed the mine. in basic terms 21 males escaped from the mountain.
By George Donelson Moss
This is the publication of the broadcast booklet and should no longer comprise any media, web site entry codes, or print vitamins that can come packaged with the certain book.
Combines conventional heritage with a spotlight at the American people.
A complete assessment of U.S. background for the reason that international conflict II, Moving On weaves jointly political, monetary, diplomatic, and army historical past, whereas incorporating the social, demographic, environmental, and cultural background of the interval.
The textual content additionally incorporates a specialize in the overdue Nineteen Sixties as a massive turning aspect in post-war the United States.
Upon finishing this ebook readers can be capable to:
- Understand the major occasions, avid gamers, and matters that outline publish 1945-America
- Understand the social and cultural legacy of the real many years of post-1945 America
- Know the significance of every decade in shaping the United States throughout the new millennium
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By Maxine Leeds Craig
Although the recent good looks criteria appeared to come up in a single day, they really had deep roots inside black groups. Tracing her tale to 1891, while a black newspaper introduced a competition to discover the main appealing girl of the race, Maxine Leeds Craig records how black ladies have negotiated the intersection of race, classification, politics, and private visual appeal of their lives. Craig takes the reader from attractiveness parlors within the Nineteen Forties to past due evening political conferences within the Sixties to illustrate the robust impact of social routine at the adventure of everyday life. With resources starting from oral histories of Civil Rights and Black energy flow activists and ladies and men who stood at the sidelines to black renowned magazines and the black move press, Ain't I a good looks Queen? will fascinate these drawn to good looks tradition, gender, classification, and the dynamics of race and social movements.
By Lucullus Virgil Mcwhorter
Many of the earliest books, rather these courting again to the 1900s and prior to, are actually super scarce and more and more pricey. we're republishing those vintage works in cheap, prime quality, glossy variations, utilizing the unique textual content and artwork.
By John Bailey
About ten years in the past John and Bernie Haas, the writer of Cape may well journal and Capemay.com, have been chatting approximately Cape may perhaps historical past. Bernie stated, in passing, that we wanted a brand new model of the publication approximately Cape might that Lewis Townsend Stevens wrote in 1897, heritage of Cape could County. these phrases positioned a course of action into John’s head that he couldn’t shake. He started the lengthy trek of study, interpreting, and writing that eventually led to Cape Island, The Jewel of the Jersey Shore. Stevens’ ebook results in 1897. John’s publication leads to 2011. The e-book is richly illustrated with John’s watercolors, drawings, pictures, and postcard assortment. it really is thoroughly listed and incorporates a complete directory of resource references. it's a riveting stable learn, compatible for the seashore or the espresso desk, but it truly is meant to be a resource rfile for Cape might researchers a ways into the future.
Like Stevens’, John’s publication starts with the local americans that resorted to Cape Island lengthy sooner than the 1st eu explorers even considered crossing the Atlantic. It specializes in the contributors and personalities of these that explored the Island, those who owned land at the Island, and people who constructed the Island.
As with so much land’s-end/island groups, Cape Island has attracted strange humans; self sufficient, unfastened pondering participants that could suffer its tough position uncovered to the vagaries of the robust ocean and its tremendous storms. Cape Islanders are a continual bunch that tenaciously rebuilds after each hearth or flood that torments them. this is often their tale, a chronicle that incorporates adventurers, whalers, farmers, fishermen, artists, authors, poets, musicians, actors, lighthouse keepers, innkeepers, shopkeepers, infantrymen, sailors, preachers, and politicians all residing one by one, or side-by-side and shoulder-to-shoulder - the lengthy suntanned line of Cape Islanders. discover their unfolding tale from the 1st local americans that lived right here via those who shaped its Victorian
rebirth and its most recent condo phase.
By Teresa Palomo Acosta,Ruthe Winegarten
Since the early 1700s, ladies of Spanish/Mexican beginning or descent have performed a primary, if usually unacknowledged, function in Texas background. Tejanas were neighborhood developers, political and spiritual leaders, founders of organisations, dedicated exchange unionists, leading edge educators, astute businesswomen, skilled pros, and hugely unique artists. Giving their achievements the popularity they've got lengthy deserved, this groundbreaking publication is instantaneously a normal historical past and a party of Tejanas' contributions to Texas over 3 centuries.
The authors have accumulated and distilled quite a lot of info to create this significant source. they provide one of many first certain bills of Tejanas' lives within the colonial interval and from the Republic of Texas as much as 1900. Drawing at the fuller documentation that exists for the 20 th century, in addition they study many elements of the trendy Tejana adventure, together with Tejanas' contributions to schooling, company and the professions, religion and neighborhood, politics, and the humanities. a wide collection of pictures, a old timeline, and profiles of 50 outstanding Tejanas entire the quantity and guarantee its usefulness for a vast basic viewers, in addition to for educators and historians.