American History

John Quincy Adams: American Visionary Fred Kaplan

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS: AN AMERICAN VISIONARY is a look at our sixth president's public and private life, based on troves of previously unpublished documents. Much of the research proved President Adams to have had a vision for the twenty-first century as much as for his own time.

 

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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny Brian Kilmeade

ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS: THE BATTLE THAT SHAPED AMERICA'S DESTINY tells the story of the battle that saved our country in an  exciting narrative that makes every scene come alive. If ever a history book becomes a page-turner, this is it!

 

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Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero Michael Korda

ULYSSES S. GRANT: THE UNLIKELY HERO is a lavishly illustrated biography of a flawed leader. It is a look at his life and his presidency.

 

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Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty Jon Kukla

PATRICK HENRY: CHAMPION OF LIBERTY is the complete biography of one of the most influential founding father. Much of Patrick Henry's personal life is revealed for the first time.

 

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Every Man A Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War Ray Lambert
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Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership Edward J. Larson

FRANKLIN & WASHINGTON illuminates the partnership of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, two very different men who perhaps did the most to shape America's image and ideas. Brilliantly written and researched, Larson illustrates how Franklin and Washington worked together and separately to form the country's...

Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked Chris Matthews

TIP AND THE GIPPER: WHEN POLITICS WORKED is the story of the kind of heroism we need today. During the time of President Reagan and Speaker of the House O'Neill, our nation's leaders fought over issues, but kept a civil tongue and could compromise for the good of the country.

 

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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House Jon Meacham

AMERICAN LION is Jon Meacham's Pulitzer Prize-winning take on Andrew Jackson's years in the White House. Drawing from recently discovered letters and...

Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush Jon Meacham

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power Jon Meacham
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