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Causes Of The American Civil War: Secession Statements Of Five Confederate Stat…

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Various


Some of the states who rebelled against the Federal Government in the American Civil War issued statements by nascent governing bodies expla…

Trial of Susan B. Anthony

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Anonymous


In 1872, after the ratification of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution, the women’s suffrage movement in the United States adopted a n…

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1a

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Jefferson Davis


The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America …

The Underground Railroad, Part 4

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William Still


"The work is intensely interesting. Many of the narratives thrill the reader through and through. Some of them awaken an indignation, a…

The Secret of Charlotte Brontë

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Frederika Richardson Macdonald


Twenty years ago, now, I attempted (but was not especially successful in the task) to establish upon the personal knowledge that my own resi…

J'accuse...!

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Émile Zola


J'accuse est le titre d'un article rédigé par Émile Zola lors de l'affaire Dreyfus et publié dans le journal L'A…

Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 1)

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John Hay


This is the biography of Abraham Lincoln, written by two of his private secretaries. (Summary by ashleighjane)

Chancellorsville and Gettysburg

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Abner Doubleday


Abner Doubleday began the Civil War as a Union officer and aimed the first cannon shot in response to the bombardment opened on Ft. Sumter i…

Life and Adventures of Frank and Jesse James

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Joseph. A. Dacus


Biographies of Frank and Jesse James, detailed accounts of all their significant escapades, and the final outcomes. - Summary by PJ Landau

Kentucky's Famous Feuds and Tragedies

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Charles G. Mutzenberg


As this book will show, there have been a variety of clashes and feuds which have taken place in and near Kentucky over the years, primarily…

Queen Victoria

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Giles Lytton Strachey


Lytton Strachey’s first great success, and his most famous achievement, was "Eminent Victorians" (1918), a collection of four shor…

Louis Pasteur

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Albert Keim


Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) famously said, "In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind." Pasteur brought to t…

California Sketches New And Old

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Oscar Penn Fitzgerald


Here we meet all sorts of characters and situations in California’s early history: gunmen, outlaws, lynch mobs, raging storms, mining camps,…

Mark Twain; his life and work. A biographical sketch

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William M. Clemens


As far as anyone has been able to establish, Will Clemens was NOT related to Sam Clemens (Mark Twain), though they did become acquaintances.…

The Great Gold Rush: A Tale of the Klondike

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William Henry Pope Jarvis


Canadian journalist William Jarvis' gently fictionalized work recounts many of the countless fascinating tales of the Klondike Gold Rush in …

The City That Was

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Stephen Smith


This 1911 history of the public health revolution that transformed New York City in the nineteenth century is also about every city and town…

The Journal of Lewis and Clarke (1840)

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Meriwether Lewis


"The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke, for exploring the river Missouri, and the best communication from that to the Pacific Ocea…

Frostiana: or a history of the River Thames in a frozen state

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George Davis


The frost fair of 1814 began on 1 February, and lasted four days. A printer named George Davis published a 124-page book, "Frostiana; o…

The Life, Crime, and Capture of John Wilkes Booth

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George Alfred Townsend


A series of articles by the New York World newspaper's special correspondent covering the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, its background a…

The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865

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Leander Stillwell


Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell …

Four American Indians: King Philip, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Osceola

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Edson L. Whitney


Four American Indians by Edson L. Whitney and Frances M. Perry, gives a short history of King Philip, Sachem of the Wampanoags; Pontiac, an …

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