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Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy

Annette Gordon-Reed - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 187 pages
Presents first-hand accounts, memoirs, letters, and recent DNA evidence that points to Thomas Jefferson's thirty-eight-year affair with his slave Sally Hemings, and refutes ...
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In the Shadow of the Great Rebellion: The Life of Andrew Johnson ...

Gary L. Donhardt - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 185 pages
With the death of Abraham Lincoln on April 15, 1865, Andrew Johnson was plunged into a national political morass. Johnson, a Southern Democrat and advocate of states' rights ...
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Andrew Jackson: The American Presidents Series: The 7th President, 1829-1837

Sean Wilentz - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 224 pages
The towering figure who remade American politics—the champion of the ordinary citizen and the scourge of entrenched privilege The Founding Fathers espoused a republican ...
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Ulysses S. Grant: The American Presidents Series: The 18th President, 1869-1877

Josiah Bunting, III - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 208 pages
The underappreciated presidency of the military man who won the Civil War and then had to win the peace as well As a general, Ulysses S. Grant is routinely described in glowing ...
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James Buchanan: The American Presidents Series: The 15th President, 1857-1861

Jean H. Baker - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 192 pages
A provocative reconsideration of a presidency on the brink of Civil War Almost no president was as well trained and well prepared for the office as James Buchanan. He had ...
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James A. Garfield: The American Presidents Series: The 20th President, 1881

Ira Rutkow - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 208 pages
The ambitious self-made man who reached the pinnacle of American politics—only to be felled by an assassin's bullet and to die at the hands of his doctors James A. Garfield ...
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The Lincoln Enigma: The Changing Faces of an American Icon

Gabor Boritt - History - 2002 - 324 pages
Essays by leading Lincoln scholars seek to unravel the "Lincoln enigma" by exploring often controversial topics, including his possible gay relationships and his plan to send ...
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Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History

Annette Gordon-Reed - Law - 2002 - 234 pages
This collection of 12 original essays brings together two themes of American culture - law and race. Cases discussed include Amistad, Dred Scott, Regents v. Bakke and O.J. Simpson.
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Slavery and the American South: Essays and Commentaries

Annette Gordon-Reed, Winthrop D. Jordan - History - 2003 - 224 pages
AMERICAN HISTORY -- African American --> In 1900 very few historians were exploring the institution of slavery in the South. But in the next half century, the culture of ...
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