Historical
epub |eng | 2015-07-06 | Author:Lee Edwards [Edwards, Lee]

Goldwater campaigned as he had in California rather than New Hampshire, making two or three major speeches a day in heavily populated areas and depending on the news media to ...
( Category: Leaders & Notable People January 18,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Laurie Gwen Shapiro

SEVEN THE STOWAWAY REPORT There were girls in Dunedin. But Billy was told by Lieutenant Harry Adams, For godsake, go home for a year and have fun! Visit your worried ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers January 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-02-03 | Author:Twain, Mark

The Californian's Tale Thirty-five years ago I was out prospecting on the Stanislaus, tramping all day long with pick and pan and horn, and washing a hatful of dirt here ...
( Category: Humor & Satire January 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-16 | Author:Tim Jeal

From the time of this incident all order and discipline broke down and it was with the greatest difficulty that Livingstone prevented the whole party disbanding en route. That evening ...
( Category: Historical January 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-16 | Author:Kathryn Tempest

Terror at Rome For the remaining months of Cicero’s life, we must make do without any speeches or letters from his hands. It makes little difference; by then Cicero had ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations January 16,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Earl J. Hess

SIMON B. BUCKNER. A member of the troublesome Kentucky clique in the Army of Tennessee, Buckner initially tried to soothe Bragg’s anger at Polk’s disobedience of orders during the Kentucky ...
( Category: Americas January 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-16 | Author:Stephen English

Topography of the Battlefield Only Arrian and Curtius provide us with any useful topographical details of the battlefield, the main feature being its flatness, save for the nearby mound of ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations January 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-28 | Author:Jane Hampton Cook

Scott reached Cockburn’s and Ross’s “shepherd’s quarters” at two o’clock in the morning of August 24. He gave the message to Cockburn, who read it. Keeping his composure, Cockburn waited ...
( Category: Historical January 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-12-28 | Author:The Magnificent Rogue [Rogue, The Magnificent]

8 She had no opportunity to ask Gavin anything for the rest of the day. Instead of staying by her side as he usually did when on the trail, he ...
( Category: Historical January 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-04-26 | Author:Mark Landler

Nine Red Lines Barack Obama wanted to get out of the office. The West Wing, airless and tense at the best of times, felt like it was going to war ...
( Category: Historical January 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-01-14 | Author:Norman Jacobs [Norman Jacobs]

CHAPTER SEVEN JELLY AND ICE CREAM THE CORONATION The earliest special day I can remember was the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. I was just four years old when King ...
( Category: Europe January 14,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Bana Alabed

Mummy also went to school for three days like me. It wasn’t the same as her university classes, but she and her friends had a school where they learned and ...
( Category: Middle East January 14,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2017-10-17 | Author:Alan Pell Crawford

WHEN TWAIN MET PAIGE and saw Paige’s work in progress, he was greatly impressed. He went to the Colt Armory, “promising myself nothing,” but came away eager to invest. Paige ...
( Category: Humor January 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-10 | Author:Edwin S. Grosvenor [Edwin S. Grosvenor and Morgan Wesson]

Until the expiration of Alexander Graham Bell’s patents in 1893 and 1894, only the richest North Americans could afford telephones. Now the legal system that had protected one man’s invention ...
( Category: Professionals & Academics January 13,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Russell Means

Exactly a month into the siege—the night after the press left—the feds initiated one of the fiercest firefights of the struggle. Fifty-caliber tracer rounds rained on Wounded Knee, skipping off ...
( Category: Ethnic & National January 13,2018 )