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Presents a biography, including excerpts from his speeches, letters, and other writings, of the man who was president during the Civil War.
Discusses the history, equipment, and techniques of football and includes a summary of the rules.
The true stories of 7 dating escapes by prisoners of war during WWII including Colditz Castle, Auschwitz, Stalag Luft III, and more.
Drawing on the explorers' journals and other primary sources, this book recounts the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition, exploring the uncharted western wilderness, placing it in its historical context. Includes historic prints, maps, photos, chronology, bibliography, and further reading lists.
History shows that in the nation's justice system, innocent people were wrongly convicted of a serious crime occasionally. This book presents such historical cases that sadly show that justice is not always served.
This book is a biography of the man made famous by a poem about the American Revolution, placing his life and work in its real historical context.
Illustrated with photographs, here are six true stories about people who were trapped--from Jessica McClure caught in a well to climbers caught in a blizzard on Mt. Everest.
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