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American Leaders and Heroes - Illustrated Edition - cover

American Leaders and Heroes - Illustrated Edition

Wilbur Fisk Gordy

Publisher: Madison & Adams Press

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This edition presents incredible lives of some of the most notable persons of American history. It is hoped that this book will furnish reader's mind some conception of what American history is, and at the same time stimulate an abiding interest in historical and biographical reading.
Contents: 
Christopher Columbus and the Discovery Of America
Hernando De Soto and the Discovery of the Mississippi
Sir Walter Raleigh and the First English Attempts to Colonize America
John Smith and the Settlement of Jamestown
Nathaniel Bacon and the Uprising of the People in Virginia in 1676
Miles Standish and the Pilgrims
Roger Williams and the Puritans
William Penn and the Settlement of Pennsylvania
Cavelier De La Salle and the French in the Mississippi Valley
George Washington, the Boy Surveyor and Young Soldier
James Wolfe, the Hero of Quebec
Patrick Henry and the Stamp Act
Samuel Adams and the Boston Tea Party
Paul Revere and the Battle of Concord and Lexington
Benjamin Franklin and Aid from France
George Washington, the Virginia Planter and the Revolutionary Soldier
Nathaniel Greene, the Hero of the South, and Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox"    
Daniel Boone, the Kentucky Pioneer
Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase
Robert Fulton and the Steamboat
Andrew Jackson, the Upholder of the Union
Daniel Webster, the Defender and Expounder of the Constitution
Samuel Finley Breese Morse and the Electric Telegraph
Abraham Lincoln, the Liberator of the Slaves
Ulysses Simpson Grant and the Civil War
Some Leaders and Heroes in the War with Spain

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