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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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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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Rutherford B. Hayes: The American Presidents Series: The 19th President ...

Hans Trefousse - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 192 pages
A leader of the Reconstruction era, whose contested election eerily parallels the election debacle of 2000 The disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel ...
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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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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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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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Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 343 pages
As a young college student in Atlanta, Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. had a summer job driving a white banker around town. During the man's post-luncheon siestas, Jordan passed the time ...
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The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

Annette Gordon-Reed - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 798 pages
Traces the history of the Hemings family from early eighteenth-century Virginia to their dispersal after Thomas Jefferson's death in 1826, and describes their family ties to ...
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"Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the ...

Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf - History - 2016 - 320 pages
A groundbreaking work of history that explicates Thomas Jefferson’s vision of himself, the American Revolution, Christianity, slavery, and race. Thomas Jefferson is often ...
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