Download e-book for kindle: U.S. Marines by the Numbers (Military by the Numbers) by Elizabeth Raum

By Elizabeth Raum

how briskly does a Marine Osprey fly? what number Marines took half within the conflict of Iwo Jima? and the way many miles do Marine recruits march as part of their ultimate attempt? locate those solutions plus extra outstanding excessive impression stats and numbers that outline the U.S. Air Force.

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How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk,Valentina Belloni PDF

By Elizabeth Van Steenwyk,Valentina Belloni

In 1856, while Kate Warne went to work out Allan Pinkerton, in simple terms males have been detectives. yet Kate confident Allan to rent her for his detective company. She defined that she may perhaps “worm out” secrets and techniques the place males couldn't go—in conceal as a society woman! Kate Warne’s most crucial venture will be to thwart a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln so one can his inauguration.

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Download e-book for kindle: The New York City Subway System (Building America: Then and by Ronald A. Reis

By Ronald A. Reis

Teeming with a inhabitants of 3.5 million on the finish of the nineteenth century, the island of ny could not meet the city's call for for speedy transit with its horse-drawn trolleys and increased educate traces. big apple urban wanted a subway approach. After 4 years of digging and diverting miles of utilities and tunneling lower than the Harlem River, the city's citizens celebrated a brand new period in mass transit on October 27, 1904, with the outlet of a nine-mile subway path. within the century to come back, the recent York subway could develop and extend to a method that runs 24 hours an afternoon, seven days every week, with 6,400 automobiles, 468 stations, an everyday ridership of 4.5 million, and 842 miles of tune - longer than the gap from ny to Chicago. Politics, graffiti, and incredible development demanding situations mixed to make the construction and working of the recent York subway procedure one of many America's maximum civic undertakings.

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New PDF release: Moulding the Medium: Chinese Communist Party and the

By Patricia Stranahan

Introduces to researchers the content material of the chinese language Communist Party's first reputable newspaper, the Liberation day-by-day, and examines its position within the recognition and implementation of the party's targets in the course of its span from could 1941 to March 1947. contains chronological and topical outlines of the paper

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Get The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: PDF

By Susan Wise Bauer,Elizabeth Rountree

History has been taught in a humdrum manner for much too long.

A topic as relocating and strong as humanity's previous can be inviting, and while it's instructed good, it truly is. Susan clever Bauer succeeds in telling the alluring tale of background along with her best-selling heritage sequence. mom and dad and younger readers have fallen in love together with her narrative heritage, The tale of the World, and its accompanying task booklet. Now lecturers and residential educators can reap the benefits of a brand new and precious studying device: the exams and solution Key package.

Included are forty two exams: one for every bankruptcy of The tale of the World. ideal for comparing comprehension and retention. The narrative structure of The tale of the World is helping little ones take into accout the recognized humans, areas, and occasions in heritage. those exams provide you with a great way to ensure that your baby is soaking up the real occasions from international heritage. a mixture of a number of selection, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and brief writing samples let you overview your kid's retention and comprehension of key occasions in The tale of the World. The exams package deal includes a solution key for all tests.

These easy-to-use assessments and resolution keys, effectively utilized by enormous quantities of oldsters and lecturers, offer an aim technique for measuring retention of key proof, figures, and occasions from background. a mix of sequencing, matching, short-answer, and essay-style questions supplies scholars an opportunity to teach what they have discovered. Used with The tale of the World textual content publication and task publication (sold separately), the try and resolution Key offers educators an entire historical past curriculum for his or her trouble-free college students.

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Download e-book for kindle: Martin de Leon: Tejano Empresario (Stars of Texas Series) by Dr. Judy Alter PhD,Patrick Messersmith

By Dr. Judy Alter PhD,Patrick Messersmith

Don Martín de León was once the single Tejano empresario to settle a colony in Texas, within the days sooner than statehood. different empresarios, similar to Moses Austin and Sterling C. Robertson, have been Anglos who were attracted to Texas via the entice of land. De León demonstrated his colony in southeast Texas, close to the Gulf Coast, and based the town of Victoria. He and his 4 sons ruled the colony.

notwithstanding Don Martín died in 1833, his sons actively supported the Texas struggle for independence by means of giving funds and items to the Texas Volunteers. however the family members suffered from a basic prejudice opposed to humans of Mexican descent—they misplaced their land and cattle and needed to go away Texas. They again within the overdue 1840s, yet they now not had the vast holdings of land and livestock that Don Martín had accumulated.

In 1972, the de León kinfolk was once venerated with Texas nation ancient markers on kin graves in Evergreen Cemetery in Victoria. eventually, Martín de León and his relations are famous for his or her loyalty to Texas, their aid of the Texas Revolution, and their contributions to the Republic of Texas.


Martín de León
is the fourth identify within the Stars of Texas sequence, aimed toward fourth graders learning for the Texas historical past portion of the TAKS attempt. the opposite 3 books within the sequence, Henrietta King: Rancher and Philanthropist, Mirabeau B. Lamar: moment President of Texas, and Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First lady Governor of Texas were selected for the sped up Reader application, and Henrietta King was once a Spur Award finalist. loose workbooks for all Stars of Texas sequence books can be found on-line.

 
 
Download the unfastened task Book/Teacher's advisor at http://www.tfhcc.com/press/younger.html

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New PDF release: Women of Colonial America: 13 Stories of Courage and

By Brandon Marie Miller

An real, wealthy tapestry of women’s lives in colonial America
 
utilizing a number of fundamental assets, writer Brandon Marie Miller recounts the jobs, hardships, and day-by-day lives of local American, ecu, and African ladies in seventeenth- and 18th-century colonial the US. exertions proved a relentless for many women—they ensured their family’s survival via their talents whereas others bought their hard work or lived in bondage as indentured servants and slaves. Elizabeth Ashbridge survived an abusive indenture to develop into a Quaker preacher, Anne Bradstreet penned epic poetry whereas elevating 8 kids within the desert, Anne Hutchinson went toe-to-toe with Puritan experts, Margaret Hardenbroeck Philipse equipped a exchange empire in New Amsterdam, and Martha Corey misplaced her existence within the vortex of Salem’s witch hunt. With energy, braveness, resilience, and resourcefulness, those girls etc performed an essential position within the mosaic of existence in colonial America.

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New PDF release: The Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004 (Great Historic Disasters)

By William W. Lace

On December 26, 2004, a huge earthquake ripped aside the ground of the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sumatra. The strength of the quake, transmitted upward to the skin, despatched a tsunami, or a chain of huge waves, in all instructions towards unprotected shorelines and unwarned populations, many in distant components or secluded holiday spots. inside 12 hours, greater than 200,000 humans were killed, and plenty of extra left injured or homeless, their livelihoods destroyed. towns and villages lay in ruins. Even the geography of the Earth was once replaced. yet because the affected international locations, with support from around the globe, struggled to recuperate, scientists warned that the following lethal tsunami might come at any time. The query is still even if the area should be to any extent further ready for the following one. learn how the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami replaced the way in which international locations are monitoring natural-disaster warnings to be able to hinder destiny disasters.

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Tamra B. Orr's Hurricane Katrina and America's Response (Perspectives PDF

By Tamra B. Orr

This ebook relays the actual information of storm Katrina via 3 various views. The narrative offers a number of bills of the development, and readers study info in the course of the standpoint of a typhoon survivor, Coast defend officer, and California scholar. The textual content bargains possibilities to check and distinction a number of views whereas collecting and studying information regarding a contemporary occasion. content material specializes in point-of-view and encourages readers to appreciate how history and event can result in differing views.

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