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"Author paints a portrait of an evolving American police state as police authority expands into extensions of the military, and government's intrusions undermine basic freedoms guaranteed to American citizens under the Constitution, turning Americans into enemy combatants who are spied upon, raided, manhandled, silenced, locked up, shot at, and denied due process of the law"--

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Genre: Political Science
Author: John W. Whitehead
Publisher: Select Books (NY)
Release: 2015
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 1590793099

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"The creation of the United States of America is the greatest of all human adventures," begins Paul Johnson. "No other national story holds such tremendous lessons, for the American people themselves and for the rest of mankind." In his prize-winning classic, Johnson presents an in-depth portrait of American history from the first colonial settlements to the Clinton administration. This is the story of the men and women who shaped and led the nation and the ordinary people who collectively created its unique character. Littered with letters, diaries, and recorded conversations, it details the origins of their struggles for independence and nationhood, their heroic efforts and sacrifices to deal with the 'organic sin’ of slavery and the preservation of the Union to its explosive economic growth and emergence as a world power. Johnson discusses contemporary topics such as the politics of racism, education, the power of the press, political correctness, the growth of litigation, and the influence of women throughout history. He sees Americans as a problem-solving people and the story of their country as "essentially one of difficulties being overcome by intelligence and skill, by faith and strength of purpose, by courage and persistence... Looking back on its past, and forward to its future, the auguries are that it will not disappoint humanity." Sometimes controversial and always provocative, A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE is one author’s challenging and unique interpretation of American history. Johnson’s views of individuals, events, themes, and issues are original, critical, and in the end admiring, for he is, above all, a strong believer in the history and the destiny of the American people.

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Genre: History
Author: Paul Johnson
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release: 2009-06-30
File: 1104 Pages
ISBN-13: 0061952133

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Genre: Cost and standard of living
Author: United States. Department of Labor
Publisher:
Release: 1957
File: 83 Pages
ISBN-13: UIUC:30112068439311

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This classic work, winner of the 1973 National Book Award in Philosophy and Religion and Christian Century's choice as the Religious Book of the Decade (1979), is now issued with a new chapter by noted religious historian David Hall, who carries the story of American religious history forward to the present day. Praise for the earlier edition: ?An unusual and praiseworthy book. . . . It takes a modern, almost anthropological view of history, in which worship is a part of a web of culture along with play, love, dress, and language.”?B.A. Weisberger, Washington Post Book World ?The most detailed, most polished of the works in its tradition.”?Martin E. Marty, New York Times Book Review ?An intellectual delight that one does not so much read as savor.”?America ?The definitive one-volume study by the leading authority.”?Christianity Today ?No one writing or thinking hereafter about America's past will be able to ignore Ahlstrom's magisterial account of the religious element.”?American Historical Review

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Genre: Religion
Author: Sydney E. Ahlstrom
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release: 2004
File: 1192 Pages
ISBN-13: 0300100124

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In this Second Edition of this radical social history of America from Columbus to the present, Howard Zinn includes substantial coverage of the Carter, Reagan and Bush years and an Afterword on the Clinton presidency. Its commitment and vigorous style mean it will be compelling reading for under-graduate and post-graduate students and scholars in American social history and American studies, as well as the general reader.

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Genre: United States
Author: Howard Zinn
Publisher: Aristotext
Release: 1996
File: 675 Pages
ISBN-13:

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Genre: Water resources development
Author: United States. Water Resources Policy Commission
Publisher:
Release: 1950
File: Pages
ISBN-13: NWU:35556029506029

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Genre: United States
Author: Friedrich von Raumer
Publisher:
Release: 1846
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105036998792

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Genre: Cost and standard of living
Author: United States. Department of Labor, 1913-
Publisher:
Release: 1957
File: 83 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:504084946

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This trend-oriented look at America's rapidly changing society provides revealing demographic analyses of baby booms and busts, two-income households, education explosions, migrations, middle-class shrinkage, and new consumer groups

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Genre: United States
Author: Bryant Robey
Publisher: E P Dutton
Release: 1985
File: 287 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015055397221

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This document discusses the many activities that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is undertaking to support America's surface transportation network.

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Genre: Express highways
Author: United States. Federal Highway Administration
Publisher:
Release: 2001
File: 36 Pages
ISBN-13: NWU:35556034559534

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