United States
epub |eng | 2010-11-11 | Author:Otis, James [Otis, James]

Signs of Rebellion NOW it can well be understood that such measures as these caused no little in the way of rebellion, and during the two hours Nicholas Skot cried ...
( Category: Colonial June 8,2017 )
epub |eng | 2010-11-12 | Author:Pratt, Mara L. [Pratt, Mara L.]

A Story of Sackett's Harbor "IT is useless," said the British officers stationed in Canada, "to attempt to march across the frontier to attack the Americans. But there are the ...
( Category: 19th Century June 8,2017 )
epub |eng | 2010-11-14 | Author:Baldwin, James [Baldwin, James]

III.—Ezekiel and Daniel EZEKIEL WEBSTER was two years older than his brother Daniel. He was a strong, manly fellow, and was ready at all times to do a kindness to ...
( Category: Military June 8,2017 )
epub |eng | 2010-11-12 | Author:Pratt, Mara L. [Pratt, Mara L.]

STOCKS AND PILLORY Such punishments would seem unchristian now, but they were very common in those days. The New England people were also very strict regarding the Sabbath. As soon ...
( Category: Colonial & Revolutionary June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | 2015-05-20 | Author:Winifred Conkling [Conkling, Winifred]

Henry Ward Beecher was one of the best-known clergymen of the day. Several of his brothers and sisters became respected educators and abolitionists, including his sister Harriet Beecher Stowe. Was ...
( Category: United States May 31,2017 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2016-08-18 | Author:Tom Rinaldi [Rinaldi, Tom]

• • • Very early Friday morning, long before dawn, Alison was back at her task. The girls were sleeping, she hoped. Her job was to call the city’s hospitals ...
( Category: Philanthropy & Charity September 9,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Larry Dane Brimner

When rain began falling in San Diego, many people were caught unaware when normally dry washes became raging torrents of water. Many of San Diego’s backcountry bridges—including this railroad bridge—were ...
( Category: Weather August 25,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

Iris, Stanley, and their chicks on the nest. In late summer, osprey chicks begin to fly. You can see a blue leg band on this chick as it comes in ...
( Category: Oceans & Seas July 25,2016 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-01 | Author:Shirley Jackson [Jackson, Shirley]

The sensational aspects of the examination of Rebecca Nurse did much to overshadow the very brief examination which immediately followed hers. Dorcas Goode, daughter of Sarah Goode, was questioned for ...
( Category: State & Local May 13,2016 )
epub |eng | 2014-11-25 | Author:John Toland [Toland, John]

Gregory Boyington Early on the morning of February 7, Sandell took up a P-40 with a new tail assembly. He wanted to test it before anybody flew it into combat. ...
( Category: United States May 8,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-11-22 | Author:Teri Kanefield

A copy of one of Benjamin Franklin’s letters to Suzy, sent April 28, 1755. The idea evidently worked. Franklin got the word to the various townships and succeeded in gathering ...
( Category: Colonial & Revolutionary April 16,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Susan Campbell Bartoletti

The freedmen’s school depicted here was burned in the Memphis, Tennessee, riot of May 2, 1866. Similar burnings and other atrocities against teachers occurred throughout the Reconstruction period. Harper’s Weekly, ...
( Category: 19th Century February 15,2016 )
epub |eng | 2014-08-31 | Author:Stephanie Bearce [Bearce, Stephanie]

Spy Training Name That Spy Having a fake identity is essential to being a spy. You need to create a new name, address, job, birthday, and even a fake family. ...
( Category: 1900s December 17,2015 )
epub |eng | 2012-10-29 | Author:Martin W. Sandler [Sandler, Martin W.]

As Bertholf would discover, traveling with such heavy loads, even over relatively unchallenging terrain, could present potential problems. By this time, Bertholf, while still hardly a veteran of the frozen ...
( Category: 1800s October 30,2015 )
mobi |eng | 1999-01-02 | Author:Mary Pope Osborne & Sal Murdocca

“I must gather nuts,” said Priscilla. “Whilst I am gone, move the roots close to the ashes and stir herbs into the seafood chowder.” “Indeed,” said Annie. After Priscilla left, ...
( Category: Colonial October 13,2015 )