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The story of the March 5, 1836, battle at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, when only 184 Texans fought thousands of Mexican soldiers in an unsuccessful attempt to gain independence from Mexico.
Discusses the events leading up to the Boston Massacre, including the Sugar and Stamp Acts, and the aftermath of the massacre.
The history of how New York City's famous subway was constructed.
The history of the United States Capitol Building.
Presents the history of the route which became the "Main Street" of the Texas cattle trade after the Civil War and remained until its closing in 1884.
A biography of Daniel Boone, focusing on his efforts as a pioneer and trailblazer during America's westward expansion. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Discusses the history of New Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, the relationship between the colonists and the native Wampanoag people, and the harvest festival which would later become Thanksgiving Day.
Surveys the history of impeachment in the United States, discussing the basic rules and procedures and notable officials who have been impeached.
Relates how the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, known as "The Shrine of Democracy," was conceived, designed, and created.
A description of the mountain men, nineteenth-century explorers, and fur traders who helped open up the West to United States settlement. Includes bibliographical references and index.
The events of September 11, 2001, shocked and horrified Americans. They served as a reminder that even a nation as mighty as the United States must always be prepared to defend itself. The book tells us the series of events of that fateful day.
Discusses the history and traditions of swearing in the United States President, including inaugural events planned far in advance and those hastily prepared upon the sudden death of a president.
Finally, a series as big as your state! Get an in-depth study of your state -- its industry, climate, history, native peoples, ethnic groups, and native and endangered plants and animals -- through narrative, charts, graphs, maps, and biographical sketches.
Describes the personal life and hockey career of one of the greatest players in the NHL. Includes a note on sources, a further reading list, and an index.
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