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Long Journey With Mr Jefferson

Author: William G. Hyland
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1612341985
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The fascinating life and work of a preeminent presidential biographer

Mr Jefferson S Hammer

Author: Robert M. Owens
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806184388
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Often remembered as the president who died shortly after taking office, William Henry Harrison remains misunderstood by most Americans. Before becoming the ninth president of the United States in 1841, Harrison was instrumental in shaping the early years of westward expansion. Robert M. Owens now explores that era through the lens of Harrison’s career, providing a new synthesis of his role in the political development of Indiana Territory and in shaping Indian policy in the Old Northwest. Owens traces Harrison’s political career as secretary of the Northwest Territory, territorial delegate to Congress, and governor of Indiana Territory, as well as his military leadership and involvement with Indian relations. Thomas Jefferson, who was president during the first decade of the nineteenth century, found in Harrison the ideal agent to carry out his administration’s ruthless campaign to extinguish Indian land titles. More than a study of the man, Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer is a cultural biography of his fellow settlers, telling how this first generation of post-Revolutionary Americans realized their vision of progress and expansionism. It surveys the military, political, and social world of the early Ohio Valley and shows that Harrison’s attitudes and behavior reflected his Virginia background and its eighteenth-century notions as much as his frontier milieu. To this day, we live with the echoes of Harrison’s proclamations, the boundaries set by his treaties, and the ramifications of his actions. Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer offers a much needed reappraisal of Harrison’s impact on the nation’s development and key lessons for understanding American sentiments in the early republic.

Martha Jefferson

Author: William G. Hyland, Jr.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442239840
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Martha Jefferson is the first and only biography of Thomas Jefferson’s greatest love and true kindred spirit. Drawing on a wealth of newly probed sources, including family letters, documents, and the handwritten notes, William Hyland captures the charm, sophistication, grace and a profound sense of history of this little known and elusive figure.

The Story Of The Lewis And Clark Expedition

Author: Noah Brooks
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486166252
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Exciting narrative follows a band of courageous men as they explore the American Northwest in the early 1800s, threading their way through Indian territory, crossing the Great Divide, and descending the Pacific slope.

Meet The First Ladies Enhanced Ebook

Author: Cindy Barden
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 1429111216
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In Meet the First Ladies, your students will find a biographical sketch with detailed information, followed by questions for discussion and research. A page focusing on some aspect of life in the time is also included. Students will learn that not every First Lady was a wife (daughters and relatives also filled the role), how Martha Jefferson made soap, the identity of the first baby born in the White House, who rode down the White House stairs on a cookie sheet and much, much more!

Lewis And Clark

Author: John Bakeless
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486157059
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First authoritative biography of two great explorers, based on original research and diaries of expedition members. Danger, hardships, Indian customs and lore, much more. 29 illustrations. 7 maps.