What Every Amercian Should Know about American History: 200 Events That Shaped the Nation

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Adams Media Corporation, Nov 1, 2003 - History - 367 pages
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- The acquittal of John Peter Zenger in 1735, a landmark for freedom of the press- The invention of the reaper and the steel plow in 1834, making the settlement of the western prairies possible- The publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852, sparking popular support for abolition- The impeachment of President Clinton in 1998--only the second impeachment of a president in American history

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Alan Axelrod, Ph.D., who lives in Atlanta, GA, has recently taught at Lake Forest College and Furman University Charles Phillips, a resident of Rochester, NY, has taught at the University of lowa

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