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The Gettysburg Address (Little Books of Wisdom)

The Gettysburg Address was delivered on the afternoon of November 19, 1863 by Abraham Lincoln at th....

Aztecs: A History From Beginning to End

Aztec History

The Aztec Empire did not recoil from the face of an impending doom, they struggled faithfully. Destined to emerge from their humble beginnings, it grew into a highly-complex devoted civilization refusing to live at the mercy of more neighboring powerful rulers. Their powerful pocheca combed the valley for luxury items while markets dotted their lands.

Inside you will find...

" Introduction

" How the Aztecs Are Portrayed and How Their History Survives

" Defining Moments and their Search to Expand and Save the World

" Their Philosophy: its Impact on Social Life and How it Served the Kings

" Conclusion

Isolated from the Old World until the devastating Spanish conquest, the Aztec mc"hualtin (commoners) and nobles enhanced their positions while kings and relentless warriors dealt with the political realities of powerful dynasties and rivaling kingdoms. They developed a philosophy, an order and a society built on loyalty, stoic honor and sacrifice as they embraced the temporary nature of things. Investigate the era of the Fifth Sun and what defined the Aztecs and their relationship with the divine.

Helter Skelter: Part One of the Shocking Manson Murders

Part One: The Shocking Story of the Manson Murders.

On August 9th 1969, seven people were found shot, stabbed and bludgeoned to death in Los Angeles at two different locations.

Among them was Sharon Tate Polanski: Roman Polanski's heavily pregnant wife who was found with multiple wounds of the chest and back having been stabbed sixteen times. Before she was stabbed to death, Sharon was hanged from one of the rafters in the living room.

Jay Sebring: a popular figure in Hollywood circles, Jay was found with a bloody towel covering his face, a rope around his neck slung over rafters and tied to Sharon Tate on the other side. He was stabbed and shot. Cause of death: Exsanguination, the victim bled to death.

Abigail Anne Folger: A coffee heiress, a civil rights devotee, volunteer and friend of the Polanski's, Anne was stabbed twenty-eight times.

'Woytek' Frykowski: a close friend of Roman Polanski, and an aspiring novelist, Woytek was shot twice, struck over the head thirteen times and stabbed fifty-one times.

Part One gives a detailed account of the crime scene, the victims and the long wait to list the suspects. This was the crime that shook Hollywood and the world.

Vikings of the Pacific The Adventures of the Explorers who Came from the West, Eastward

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The Winning of the American West (All 4 Volumes): From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi, 1769-1783, the Founding of the Trans-Alleghany Commonwealths ... Louisiana and the Northwest, 1791-1807

In the year 1898 the United States finished the work begun over a century before by the backwoodsman, and drove the Spaniard outright from the western world. This four-volume edition thoroughly explains the historical process of the conquest of the American West. On more than 1000 pages, former president Theodore Roosevelt described how the Americans fought Indian tribes, British, French, and Spanish troops, and how the United States became the sole masters of the West.

Contents:

From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi 1769-1776

The Spread of the English-speaking Peoples

The French of the Ohio Valley

The Appalachian Confederacies

The Algonquins of the Northwest

Boon and the Long Hunters; and Their Hunting in No-man's-land

Sevier, Robertson, and the Watauga Commonwealth

Lord Dunmore's War

The Battle of the Great Kanawha; and Logan's Speech

Boon and the Settlement of Kentucky

The Southern Backwoodsmen Overwhelm the Cherokees

Growth and Civil Organization of Kentucky

From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi 1777-1783

The War in the Northwest

Clark's Conquest of the Illinois

Clark's Campaign Against Vincennes

Continuance of the Struggle in Kentucky

The Moravian Massacre

Kentucky Until the End of the Revolution

The Holston Settlements

King's Mountain

Robertson Founds the Cumberland Settlement

What the Westerners Had Done During the Revolution

The Founding of the Trans- Alleghany Commonwealths 1784-1790

The Inrush of Settlers

The Indian Wars

The Navigation of the Mississippi Separatist Movements and Spanish Intrigues

Kentucky's Struggle for Statehood

The War in the Northwest

The Southwest Territory Tennessee

Louisiana and the Northwest 1791-1807

St. Clair's Defeat

Mad Anthony Wayne

Tennessee Becomes a State

Intrigues and Land Speculations-- Treaties of Jay and Pinckney

The Men of the Western Waters

The Purchase of Louisiana and Burr's Conspiracy

The Explorers of the Far West

Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 1 Peter

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Common Sense

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The Yosemite

Between the Lines: Secret Service Stories Told Fifty Years After

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The Siouan Indians

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The War Of Independence

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Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee

Lang:- English, Pages 513. Reprinted in 2015 with the help of original edition published long back[1905]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.Original Title:- Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee 1905 [Hardcover] Author:- Robert Edward Lee

The Gold Hunters