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History

Author : Benedetto Croce
ISBN : OCLC:749599107
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The Story Of Liberty

Author : Charles Carleton Coffin
ISBN : UCAL:B4519568
Genre : History, Modern
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The Statue Of Liberty

Author : Edward Berenson
ISBN : 9780300183283
Genre : History
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“If you think you know all there is to know about the Statue of Liberty, you’ll be pleasantly surprised.”—The New York Times When the crated monument first arrived in New York Harbor, few could have foreseen the central place the Statue of Liberty would come to occupy in the American imagination. In this book, cultural historian and scholar of French history Edward Berenson tells the little-known stories of the statue’s improbable beginnings, transatlantic connections, and the changing meanings it has held for each successive generation. He tells of the French intellectuals who decided for their own domestic political reasons to pay tribute to American liberty; the initial, less-than-enthusiastic American response; and the countless difficulties before the statue was at last unveiled to the public in 1886. The trials of its inception and construction, however, are only half of the story. Berenson also shows how the statue’s symbolically indistinct, neoclassical form has allowed Americans to interpret its meaning in diverse ways—as representing the emancipation of the slaves, Tocqueville’s idea of orderly liberty, opportunity for “huddled masses,” and, in the years since 9/11, the freedom and resilience of New York City and the United States in the face of terror. Includes photos and illustrations “Endlessly fascinating.”—Louisville Courier-Journal
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The Story Of The Statue Of Liberty

Author : Xavier W. Niz
ISBN : 0736868828
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"In graphic novel format, tells the story of the building of the Statue of Liberty"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

In Defense Of Liberty

Author : Russell Freedman
ISBN : UOM:39015052884148
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the origins, applications of, and challenges to the ten amendments to the United States Constitution that comprise the Bill of Rights.
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The Story Of Liberty

Author : Charles Carleton Coffin
ISBN : EAN:4064066051976
Genre : History
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The Story of Liberty covers a period of five hundred years fight for liberty, from the Magna Carta (1215) up to the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts (1620) Contents: John Lackland and the Barons The Man Who Preached After He Was Dead The Fire That Was Kindled in Bohemia What Laurence Coster and John Gutenberg Did for Liberty The Men Who Ask Questions How a Man Tried to Reach the East by Sailing West The New Home of Liberty A Boy Who Objected to Marrying His Brother's Widow The Man Who Can Do No Wrong The Boy Who Sung for His Breakfast What the Boy Who Sung for His Breakfast Saw in Rome The Boy-Cardinal The Boy-Emperor The Field of the Cloth of Gold The Men Who Obey Orders Plans That Did Not Come to Pass The Man Who Split the Church in Twain The Queen Who Burned Heretics How Liberty Began in France The Man Who Filled the World With Woe Progress of Liberty in England How the Pope Put Down the Heretics The Queen of the Scots St. Bartholomew How the "Beggars" Fought for Their Rights Why the Queen of Scotland Lost Her Head The Retribution That Followed Crime William Brewster and His Friends The Star of Empire The "Half-Moon" Strangers and Pilgrims
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Sweet Taste Of Liberty

Author : W. Caleb McDaniel
ISBN : 9780190847012
Genre : History
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The unforgettable saga of one enslaved woman's fight for justice--and reparations Born into slavery, Henrietta Wood was taken to Cincinnati and legally freed in 1848. In 1853, a Kentucky deputy sheriff named Zebulon Ward colluded with Wood's employer, abducted her, and sold her back into bondage. She remained enslaved throughout the Civil War, giving birth to a son in Mississippi and never forgetting who had put her in this position. By 1869, Wood had obtained her freedom for a second time and returned to Cincinnati, where she sued Ward for damages in 1870. Astonishingly, after eight years of litigation, Wood won her case: in 1878, a Federal jury awarded her $2,500. The decision stuck on appeal. More important than the amount, though the largest ever awarded by an American court in restitution for slavery, was the fact that any money was awarded at all. By the time the case was decided, Ward had become a wealthy businessman and a pioneer of convict leasing in the South. Wood's son later became a prominent Chicago lawyer, and she went on to live until 1912. McDaniel's book is an epic tale of a black woman who survived slavery twice and who achieved more than merely a moral victory over one of her oppressors. Above all, Sweet Taste of Liberty is a portrait of an extraordinary individual as well as a searing reminder of the lessons of her story, which establish beyond question the connections between slavery and the prison system that rose in its place.
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The Triumph Of Liberty

Author : Jim Powell
ISBN : UVA:X004415834
Genre : History
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Contains biographical portraits of the men and women throughout history who have fought for liberty and freedom.
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The Story Of The Statue Of Liberty

Author : Annie Qaiser
ISBN : 9781624314605
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This book relays the factual details behind the building and gift of the Statue of Liberty. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details from the point of view of a U.S. harbor worker, a French artisan, and a U.S. Reporter. This book offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in a text while gathering and analyzing information about an historical event.
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The Story Of Liberty Old Times In The Colonies Illustrated Edition

Author : Charles Carleton Coffin
ISBN : 9788027304981
Genre : History
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This "Story of Liberty" is a true narrative. It covers a period of five hundred years fight for liberty, from the Magna Carta (1215) up to the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts (1620). "Old Times in the Colonies" is an outline of some of the principal events that transpired during the colonial period of our country, and portrays the hardships and sufferings of those who laid the foundations of a new empire. It will show how the Old World laws, habits, and customs were gradually changed; how the grand ideas of Freedom and the Rights of Man took root and flourished. It covers the period from the discovery and settlement of America to the Revolutionary War.
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The Sons Of Liberty 1

Author : Alexander Lagos
ISBN : 9780449812662
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Forget everything you thought you knew about America's early days-history packs a punch in this full-color, two-fisted, edge-of-your-seat adventure! Graphic novels are a revolution in literature, and The Sons of Liberty is a graphic novel like no other. Visual and visceral, fusing historical fiction and superhero action, this is a tale with broad appeal-for younger readers who enjoy an exciting war story, for teenagers asking hard questions about American history, for adult fans of comic books, for anyone seeking stories of African American interest, and for reluctant readers young and old. In Colonial America, Graham and Brody are slaves on the run-until they gain extraordinary powers. At first they keep a low profile. But their mentor has another idea-one that involves the African martial art dambe . . . and masks. With its vile villains, electrifying action, and riveting suspense, The Sons of Liberty casts new light on the faces and events of pre-Revolution America, including Ben Franklin and the French and Indian War. American history has rarely been this compelling-and it's never looked this good. For more information and exclusive content, visit www.thesonsoflibertybook.com
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The Story Of Liberty America S Heritage Through The Civil War

Author : Michael Allen
ISBN : 0692887571
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This history book traces America's heritage, from Ancient and Medieval times, through the Civil War. It shows how the U.S.A. was founded on Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian principles. It shows how the American Founding Fathers established a limited government.
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The Year Of Liberty

Author : Thomas Pakenham
ISBN : 0812930886
Genre : History
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Describes the tragic consequences of the 1798 Irish rebellion, its legacy of violence, and its implications for the subsequent history of British-Irish relations
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Firebrand Of Liberty The Story Of Two Black Regiments That Changed The Course Of The Civil War

Author : Stephen V. Ash
ISBN : 0393069907
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A nearly forgotten Civil War episode is restored to history in this masterful account. In March 1863, nine hundred black Union soldiers, led by white officers, invaded Florida and seized the town of Jacksonville. They were among the first African American troops in the Northern army, and their expedition into enemy territory was like no other in the Civil War. It was intended as an assault on slavery by which thousands would be freed. At the center of the story is prominent abolitionist Colonel Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who led one of the regiments. After waging battle for three weeks, Higginson and his men were mysteriously ordered to withdraw, their mission a seeming failure. Yet their successes in resisting the Confederates and collaborating with white Union forces persuaded President Abraham Lincoln to begin full-scale recruitment of black troops, a momentous decision that helped turned the tide of the war. Using long-neglected primary sources, historian Stephen V. Ash’s stirring narrative re-creates this event with insight, vivid characterizations, and a keen sense of drama.
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Sweet Land Of Liberty

Author : Thomas J. Sugrue
ISBN : 1588367568
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The struggle for racial equality in the North has been a footnote in most books about civil rights in America. Now this monumental new work from one of the most brilliant historians of his generation sets the record straight. Sweet Land of Liberty is an epic, revelatory account of the abiding quest for justice in states from Illinois to New York, and of how the intense northern struggle differed from and was inspired by the fight down South. Thomas Sugrue’s panoramic view sweeps from the 1920s to the present–more than eighty of the most decisive years in American history. He uncovers the forgotten stories of battles to open up lunch counters, beaches, and movie theaters in the North; the untold history of struggles against Jim Crow schools in northern towns; the dramatic story of racial conflict in northern cities and suburbs; and the long and tangled histories of integration and black power. Appearing throughout these tumultuous tales of bigotry and resistance are the people who propelled progress, such as Anna Arnold Hedgeman, a dedicated churchwoman who in the 1930s became both a member of New York’s black elite and an increasingly radical activist; A. Philip Randolph, who as America teetered on the brink of World War II dared to threaten FDR with a march on Washington to protest discrimination–and got the Fair Employment Practices Committee (“the second Emancipation Proclamation”) as a result; Morris Milgram, a white activist who built the Concord Park housing development, the interracial answer to white Levittown; and Herman Ferguson, a mild-mannered New York teacher whose protest of a Queens construction site led him to become a key player in the militant Malcolm X’s movement. Filled with unforgettable characters and riveting incidents, and making use of information and accounts both public and private, such as the writings of obscure African American journalists and the records of civil rights and black power groups, Sweet Land of Liberty creates an indelible history. Thomas Sugrue has written a narrative bound to become the standard source on this essential subject. From the Hardcover edition.
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In Pursuit Of Liberty

Author : Emmy E. Werner
ISBN : 027599306X
Genre : History
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This is the first book to tell the story of the children, white and black, male and female, American, British, and German, who fought, died, and suffered through the American Revolution.
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July 2nd A Story Of Liberty

Author : Cesár Costa
ISBN : 9781071510704
Genre : Fiction
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July 2nd - A Story of Liberty This is a work of fiction based on the facts that occurred during numerous events of the liberation movement in Bahia. The fictional characters that appear here represent the thousands of anonymous heroes and heroines who were as important and decisive for the Brazilian victory as those who had their names highlighted and perpetuated in the beautiful history of determination and will of the Bahian people. It is also a tribute to those who gave up their prominent position to fund and fight alongside men considered inferior for the common good. Let every reader understand that the liberation process came not only from the cry of a sovereign, but from the blood, sweat and struggle of many good Brazilian citizens. That the men who wrote this story were not perfect, but preferred to overlook their imperfections so that this continental nation could become free and today could walk under the motto: Order and Progress.
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