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The Founding of New England

This Pulitzer Prize awarded history interrogates the discovery and first settlement of the region; the genesis of the religious and political ideas which there took root and flourished; the geographic and other factors which shaped its economic development; the beginnings of that English overseas empire, of which it formed a part; and the early formulation of thought-on both sides of the Atlantic-regarding imperial problems. Contents:The American BackgroundStaking Out ClaimsThe Race for EmpireSome Aspects of PuritanismThe First Permanent SettlementNew England and the Great MigrationAn English Opposition Becomes a New England OligarchyThe Growth of a FrontierAttempts to Unify New EnglandCross-Currents in the ConfederacyThe Defeat of the TheocracyThe Theory of EmpireThe Reassertion of Imperial ControlThe Inevitable ConflictLoss of the Massachusetts CharterAn Experiment in AdministrationThe New Order

Che Guevara: A Life From Beginning to End (Revolutionaries)

Che Guevara* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara has long been revered as a hero by countless teenagers with an ax to grind. You can see them wearing his t-shirts with the iconic image of Che with long unkempt hair stylishly sticking out of a jauntily slanted beret on his head. For many, he is the standard bearer of a revolution that they know very little (if anything) about. Many who have pointed to the exploits of Che Guevara as a revolutionary ideal, don’t have much of an idea of what his revolution was about. What did Che Guevara actually stand for? What was he trying to achieve? Inside you will read about...✓ The Minds of Revolution✓ The Proudest Man in the World✓ This is Not Communism✓ Friendly Enemies✓ The Roving Revolutionary✓ Betrayed by the Proletariat✓ A Captive AudienceAnd much more!In this book, we will explore the man behind the revolution, explore the good and the bad of the man who—despite his lionization—was still a man with all of the foibles and complexities that can plague us all.From his days as a carefree medical student roving the South American countryside to his tenure as the most preeminent revolutionary in the world, the true story of Che Guevara is finally uncovered. Beyond all of the hype and hyperbole, the real man behind the beret is revealed. This book takes a refreshing and unbiased approach in presenting the men who became the legend: Che Guevara.Series Information: Revolutionaries Book 2

American History in 50 Events: (Battle of Yorktown, Spanish American War, Roaring Twenties, Railroad History, George Washington, Gilded Age) (History by Country Timeline Book 1)

☆ American History in 50 Events ☆Have you ever wondered why America is the way it is? Do you want to understand the events that have shaped American culture? Are you interested in seeing the long-term historical connections that explain how America moved from a group of colonies to the most powerful nation in history? If so, this book is for you. In simple, straightforward language, this book will take you on a brief journey through the highlights of American history. Filled with interesting facts and historical context, this book is a must-read for those who are passionate about history or are simply interested in better understanding the history of the United States. Inside you will read about...✓ Columbus’ famous first journey✓ Founding of Plymouth Colony✓ Boston Tea Party✓ Battles of Lexington and Concord✓ War of 1812✓ Spanish American War✓ The Roaring Twenties✓ The Moon landing✓ 9/11 Terrorist AttacksAnd much more!Broken down into a series of fifty easy-to-read selections, this book will take you from Pre-Columbian settlement up to current events of today.

Mayan Civilization: A History From Beginning to End

Mayan HistoryMaking sense of our universe...It's an age-old practice that transcends cultures and generations. From our vantage point, the larger than life Maya civilization grappled with the urge in a grand scale. Join us as we take a voyage to understand the ways of the Maya. Inside you will read about...✓ Who Made Contact? Early Explorers and their Impact✓ How the Maya Wanted to Be Represented - History Written by the Victors✓ Different Periods of Maya History✓ Larger Than Life✓ New FindingsWe'll learn what they held as sacred, how the sacred manifested itself in their lives, and about efforts to accurately portray them, despite romanticized versions. This eBook provides a deeper look at their pre-Columbian battling dynasties and their highly-structured approach to religion, science and society, as we explore their glories and misfortunes.

Aztec Civilization: A History From Beginning to End

Aztec HistoryThe 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✓ ConclusionIsolated from the Old World until the devastating Spanish conquest, the Aztec mācēhualtin (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.

The American Indian Under Reconstruction: The Slaveholding Indians Series

The American Indian Under Reconstruction is a historical book which primarily deals with the establishment of a new relationship with the United States government and the great southern tribes. The book examines in great detail, the enormous price that the unfortunate Native Americans had to pay for having allowed themselves to become a secessionists and a soldiers.Overtures of Peace and ReconciliationThe Return of the RefugeesCattle-driving in the Indian Country The Muster Out of the Indian Home Guards The Surrender of the Secessionist Indians The Peace Council at Fort Smith, September, 1865The Harlan BillThe Freedmen of Indian Territory The Earlier of the Reconstruction Treaties of 1866Negotiations With the Cherokees

Roswell Coverup

The truth of what happened in Roswell, New Mexico.

The New York Conspiracy: A History of the Negro Plot: With the Journal of the Proceedings Against the Conspirators at New York in the Years 1741-2

In 1741, Manhattan had the second-largest slave population of any city in the Thirteen Colonies after Charleston, South Carolina. As a result The Conspiracy of 1741, also known as the Negro Plot of 1741 broke out in New York. This rebellion is marked as one of the most controversial events in the early American history because most historians disagree as to whether such a plot existed and, if there was one, its scale. This alleged conspiracy served as an excuse for a brutal revenge of the local authorities. The main target were African slaves. As in the Salem witch trials, a few witnesses implicated many other suspects. In the end, over 100 people were hanged, exiled, or burned at the stake.

First Impressions of the New World On Two Travellers from the Old in the Autumn of 1858

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Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Hebrews

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John L. Stoddard's Lectures, Vol. 10 (of 10) Southern California; Grand Canon of the Colorado River; Yellowstone National Park

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H. H. Holmes: The Life of the American Ripper (Biographies of Serial Killers)

H. H. Holmes* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.H. H. Holmes’ story has become one of legend. Holmes committed his crimes at a time in history where the idea of murdering on a mass scale was just being introduced to the world through the actions of Jack the Ripper. Unlike Jack the Ripper though, Holmes’ motives were clear; he killed out of greed, convenience, and curiosity.Inside you will read about...✓ Herman Webster Mudgett, the Medical Student✓ Settling in Chicago✓ Murders in the Mansion✓ The World’s Deadliest Fair✓ Suicide or Murder✓ America’s First Serial KillerAnd much more!Fueled by an intense desire for money, Holmes sought the fastest way to make money with the least amount of effort possible. Throughout his life he would commit devastating murders for money, properly earning him the title of America’s first serial killer.Series Information: True Crime Biographies Book 2

Skull and Bones: America's Most Powerful and Mysterious Secret Society

Skulls and Bones, a secret society that could easily be the most powerful in AmericaDownload FREE with Kindle Unlimited!Nobody likes the idea that there are hugely influential powers operating behind closed doors. For centuries, there have been stories about secret societies that control everything we do and dominate the highest echelons of politics and business. Whether it’s the Illuminati, the Masons, or the Knights Templar, it’s not uncommon for people to believe that there might be a cabal of people who conspire together for their own nefarious purposes. But while these earlier societies might be clouded in mystery and intrigue, there are modern equivalents of which we know much, much more. One of these mysterious societies is known simply as Skull and Bones. A clandestine group who gather at one of the world’s top universities, they are made up of some of the cleverest, brightest, and most privileged members of their generation. In addition to this, their members have gone on to be CEOs, moguls, and even Presidents. Their alumni hold some of the most important positions within society and, for the majority, their membership of this secret club is a closely guarded secret. Whether it’s generations of the Bush family, members of the Taft family, Rockefellers, CIA officers, Presidents, publishers, judges, lawyers, Olympians, ambassadors, congressmen, governors, senators, authors, diplomats, or musicians, there seems to be no limit on who might be its member. With their mooted involvement in thefts, rituals, and even more hidden power politics, the members of Skull and Bones are part of seemingly one of the most powerful groups in the world. In this book, we will examine their history, their practices, their members, and their legacy. By the end, you should have a much clearer idea of what it means to be a member of one of Yale’s most exclusive groups: Skull and Bones.Read on your favorite devices such as Kindle, IPhone, IPad, Android cellular phone, tablet, laptop, or computer with Amazon's free reading Kindle App.Scroll back up and click the BUY NOW button at the top right side of this page for an immediate download!

King Philip's War: A History from Beginning to End (Native American History)

Discover the remarkable history of King Philip's War...Free BONUS Inside!King Philip’s War was a conflict fought between English colonists and indigenous peoples in North America toward the end of the seventeenth century. Primarily, the clash occurred because the European migrants were encroaching on native land. But more than that, it was also a struggle for survival: the fledgling colonies were fighting to establish a semblance of European society against the Native Americans, who saw their cultures evaporating with the tremendous loss of land and life. Although King Philip’s War is not always well remembered, some historians have argued that it is of critical importance to understanding colonial history, as well as to the development of America itself.Discover a plethora of topics such as The Causes of King Philip’s War The Raid of Swansea King Philip’s War Escalates The Battle of Bloody Brook The Great Swamp Fight The Death of King Philip And much more!So if you want a concise and informative book on King Philip's War, simply scroll up and click the "Buy now" button for instant access!