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The Times Of The Americas

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105013715573
Genre : Broward County (Fla.)
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The national newspaper about all of Latin America.
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The Loyalists Of America And Their Times

Author : Egerton Ryerson
ISBN : 9783732675470
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: The Loyalists of America and their Times by Egerton Ryerson
Category: Fiction

American Leaders Innovators Colonial Times To Reconstruction Workbook

Author : Victor Hicken
ISBN : 9781483855011
Genre : Education
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The American Leaders & Innovators: Colonial Times to Reconstruction workbook provides biographical sketches that help students identify American leaders and innovators of the past as real people. The biographies deal briefly and concisely with people who helped make the republic great. Each of the 19 units contain a reading selection, a key details page, and an activity page, featuring graphic organizers, map analysis, writing activities, research opportunities, and more. Profiles include Benjamin Franklin, Tecumseh, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Blanche Kelso Bruce. This workbook is correlated to current national and state standards. Books in the American History series for middle and upper grades focus on bringing to light the decisions and events made during the history of America. Lessons include a reading selection with background information on important people and events, as well as an activity skills page. Activities are focused on using informational text to develop reading comprehension skills. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.
Category: Education

American Allies In Times Of War

Author : Stéfanie von Hlatky
ISBN : 9780199673681
Genre : Political Science
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Examines military cooperation between the US and its allies, demonstrating that demands cannot always be met by democratic allies due to domestic political constraints, and that concerns over military assets can further limit governments' ability to commit resources. Analyzes responses to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq by the UK, Canada, and Australia.
Category: Political Science

Voices From America S Past Times Of Crisis 1962 1975

Author : Richard Brandon Morris
ISBN : UOM:39015026716426
Genre : American literature
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The history of the United States told through letters, diaries, memoirs and other contemporary documents.
Category: American literature

Jews And Judaism In The New York Times

Author : Christopher Vecsey, Ph.D
ISBN : 9780739184707
Genre : Social Science
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Jews and Judaism have been profoundly affected by the horrific course of the Holocaust, and by the formation of Israel as a Jewish nation-state. These have been the major themes in the Times' treatment of Judaism, in thousands of articles, from the 1970s to the present.
Category: Social Science

Latin America In Colonial Times

Author : Matthew Restall
ISBN : 9781108265539
Genre : History
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Few milestones in human history are as momentous as the meeting of three great civilizations on American soil in the sixteenth century. The fully revised textbook Latin America in Colonial Times presents that story in an engaging but informative new package, revealing how a new civilization and region - Latin America - emerged from that encounter. The authors give equal attention to the Spanish and Portuguese conquerors and settlers, to the African slaves they brought across the Atlantic, and to the indigenous peoples whose lands were invaded. From the dawn of empires in the fifteenth century, through the conquest age of the sixteenth and to the end of empire in the nineteenth, the book combines broad brushstrokes with anecdotal details that bring the era to life. This new edition incorporates the newest scholarship on Spain, Portugal, and Atlantic Africa, in addition to Latin America itself, with indigenous and African views and women's experiences and contributions to colonial society highlighted throughout.
Category: History

Eddie

Author : Kenneth Osmond
ISBN : 0990727300
Genre : Leave it to Beaver (Television program)
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Eddie Haskell was the bad kid who never went away. When child actor Ken Osmond stepped onto the set of Leave it to Beaver in 1957, he not only entered our living rooms, he homesteaded a permanant place in American pop culture. The poster child for sneaky, rotten kids everywhere, he was the reference point for cautious mothers to warn their children about. And every one in America knew an Eddie Haskell at some point in his or her life. The amazing phenomenon of Ken Osmond's character is still going strong, over half a century after the show's cancellation. Even today, the name Eddie Haskell remains firmly entrenched in the American lexicon. Political foes from both sides of the ideological spectrum love to accuse their opponents of 'acting like Eddie Haskell, ' and when Kobe Bryant argues a referee's call, tweets go out labeling him and 'Eddie Haskell'. Psychology Today Magazine has published articles about recognizing and treatin the 'Eddie Haskell Syndrome' and Matt Groening created Bart Simpson as his own version of the 'son of Eddie Haskell.' Now it's time to meet Ken Osmond, the man behind America's preeminent bad boy. A man who, as co-star Jerry Mathers said, 'Was the best actor on the program, because he was so diametrically opposed to the character he played.' A devoted husband, father, and patriot, he's a man who's been forever shadowed by Eddie Haskell, but whose own life, was even more amazing than the character he portrayed (from Amazon website)
Category: Leave it to Beaver (Television program)

Sports In America From Colonial Times To The Twenty First Century An Encyclopedia

Author : Steven A. Riess
ISBN : 9781317459477
Genre : Business & Economics
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Provides practical help for the day-to-day concerns that keep managers awake at night. This book aims to fill the gap between the legal and policy issues that are the mainstay of human resources and supervision courses and the real-world needs of managers as they attempt to cope with the human side of their jobs.
Category: Business & Economics

Crimes Of The Centuries Notorious Crimes Criminals And Criminal Trials In American History 3 Volumes

Author : Steven Chermak Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781610695947
Genre : True Crime
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This multivolume resource is the most extensive reference of its kind, offering a comprehensive summary of the misdeeds, perpetrators, and victims involved in the most memorable crime events in American history. • Supports national standards curriculum • Offers an extensive selection of primary documents to encourage critical thinking and reading practice • Includes photos and illustrations to help bring content to life • Features sidebars with illuminating crime facts and interesting anecdotes
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The History Of The Drake Family And The Times They Lived

Author : Terry W. Drake
ISBN : 9781479789870
Genre : Reference
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This history takes factual information provided by encyclopedias and other historical documents. Other reference material includes birth certificates, death certificates and census data which support the factual basis of this history. The war records and military history of individuals and their family members were also used in the determination of their contributions to the society in which they lived. Other research material included Wikipedia, Ancetry.com, wikitree.com, genealogy.com family bibles and my many brothers and sisters. Two directions of ancestry history were investigated to gain the most effective approach to the design of this history. First the genealogy of Amye Grenville was traced to her origin of Charlemagne. Her marriage to John Drake VI allowed further investigation into his ancestry. Both were thoroughly pursued with vigor to determine their origins over the last 1300 years. The investigation provided by Earl Drake combined with my efforts has provided this history for your enjoyment.
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Baldwin Of The Times

Author : Robert Davies
ISBN : 9781612514581
Genre : History
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Hanson W. Baldwin was America's best-known military writer and analyst in the 20th Century covering conflicts from World War II to the Vietnam War. He was the military editor of the New York Times for forty years and his dispatches from Guadalcanal and the Western Pacific won him a Pulitzer Prize in 1943.This first biography of this Naval Academy graduate begins with an appreciation of the human and literary values learned from his Baltimore newspaper family. His midshipman years, 1920-1924, taught him the value of concentration. After three years of active service, he chose the life of a professional writer. A few days before the 1929 stock market crash, he joined the New York Times as a reporter. His career was advanced by the patronage of the Times publisher and by the talk of another European war in 1937. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1943 for his Guadalcanal series. After 1945, he thought the atomic bomb to be of limited use on the battlefield as well as in the politics of the Cold War. His news scoops upset many but were in keeping with his determination to tell his readers what its government was doing. His continuing criticism of Secretary McNamara's management of the Vietnam War and the Times management's annoyance with his pro-war position contributed to his decision to retire in March 1968. Later, he could only observe and to complain over the decline of American values and its harmful effects on the military. After his retirement he continued to write articles on military affairs for the news columns and Op-Ed page of the New York Times.
Category: History

Between The Times

Author : William R. Hutchison
ISBN : 0521406013
Genre : History
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During the first six decades of this century, the so-called mainline Protestant denominations in America were compelled to accommodate to the growing influences of diverse religions and growing secularization. In this book, twelve historians examine the nature of the American Protestant establishment and its response to the growing pluralism of the times. The goals of the establishment are first examined from the inside, as they were voiced from the pulpit, expressed in education and through the media, and applied in ecumenical and social-reforming ventures. The establishment is then viewed through the eyes of outsiders - Jews and Catholics - and those at the periphery of the establishment's core - and women. The authors conclude that the period surveyed forms a distinct epoch in the evolution of American Protestantism. The days when Protestant cultural authority could be taken for granted were certainly over, but a new era in which religious pluralism would be widely accepted had not yet arrived.
Category: History