By Edith Gelles
“Fascinating...Gelles has supplied a balanced portrait, and her mastery of the period’s concerns and heritage is obvious on each web page. Her remedy of the family... [is] written with realizing and sensitivity... however it is her energy as a feminist historian that makes her remedy of Abigail the main gripping... masterful and captivating.”
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“A landmark... Well-organized and expertly composed, the e-book is a powerful addition to the nation’s written history.”
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Readers who loved Doris Kearns Goodwin’s No traditional Time, Cokie Roberts’s Founding Mothers, and David McCullough’s John Adams will love “this eminently readable… fascinating and delicate, but candid and unflinching joint biography” (Daniel Walker Howe, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of the US, 1815-1848) of America’s unique “power couple”: Abigail and John Adams.
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During this epic, fantastically written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of many nice untold tales of yank heritage: the decades-long migration of black electorate who fled the South for northern and western towns, looking for a greater existence. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of just about six million humans replaced the face of the United States.
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Ch. 1 George Washington 12
Ch. 2 John Adams 20
Ch. three Thomas Jefferson 27
Ch. four John Jay 34
Ch. five James Madison 38
Ch. 6 Alexander Hamilton 44
Ch. 7 John Marshall 50
Ch. eight James Monroe 52
Ch. nine John Quincy Adams 58
Ch. 10 Andrew Jackson 63
Ch. eleven Tecumseh 69
Ch. 12 Sequoyah 72
Ch. thirteen William Clark 74
Ch. 14 Meriwether Lewis 77
Ch. 15 Sacagawea 80
Ch. sixteen Henry Clay 84
Ch. 17 Francis Scott Key 88
Ch. 18 John C. Calhoun 91
Ch. 19 Daniel Webster 95
Ch. 20 Washington Irving 99
Ch. 21 Zachary Taylor 103
Ch. 22 James Fenimore Cooper 107
Ch. 23 Stephen F. Austin 110
Ch. 24 Sam Houston 112
Ch. 25 William Cullen Bryant 116
Ch. 26 Nat Turner 119
Ch. 27 Osceola 122
Ch. 28 William Lloyd Garrison 124
Ch. 29 Sarah and Angelina Grimké 127
Ch. 30 Frederick Douglass 130
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The winner of the naming contest won a $25 cash prize. Out of 440 name suggestions, Armstrong chose Armsley Square, suggested by Mrs. Helen Hughes, who also wrote a poem called “A Toast to ‘Armsley Square’ ”: “Here’s to Armsley Square, the gem of the city, where our happy homes will be. / The pride of our fond aspirations, Mr. Armstrong we pay homage to thee. ” 59 Armstrong built a home for his family in Armsley Square. The couple had six children, although, tragically, four of them died young.
They employed professional hybridists who developed awardwinning roses and other plants, including the Charlotte Armstrong Rose, created by Walter Lammerts. This was the All-America Rose Selections winner for 1941 and is also Ontario’s official flower. 58 In the early 1920s, Armstrong purchased 20 acres just off the west side of Euclid Avenue, near Sixth Street, and developed what he called an “elite” subdivision. He promoted his new subdivision by devising a naming contest he advertised in the Daily Report in February 1924.
This allows them to retain their original green color, speckled with red and brown. They are carefully picked, and only the mature olives are taken from the tree. Harvests are repeated several times each season in order to allow all the olives to ripen naturally. In the early years, Graber supplied olives to shops throughout town in wooden kegs like this. Customers scooped out what they wanted and took home olives in their own buckets. Before the Graber shop was open on weekends, customers would drive through, scooping their own olives and leaving money in a slot on the door using an honor system.