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The grand idea: George Washington's Potomac and the race to the west

By: Achenbach, Joel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0225226


The war had been won. Now what? This was the pressing political question for the United States in 1784, and a consuming one for George Washington. He had laid down his sword and returned home to Mount Vernon after eight and a half years as commander of the Continental Army. He vowed that he had retired forever, that he would be a farmer on the bank of the Potomac River, under his own "vine and fig tree." But history was not done with him, and he was not done with history... View more info

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Undaunted courage

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997, c1996.:

Seller ID: BB0232198


In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E. Ambrose, the bestselling author od "D-Day, " presents the definitive account of one of the most momentous journeys in American history. Ambrose follows the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Thomas Jefferson's hope of finding a waterway to the Pacific, through the heart-stopping moments of the actual trip, to Lewis's lonely demise on the Natchez Trace. Along the way, Ambrose shows us the American West as Lewis saw it -- wild, aws... View more info

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The Mississippi and the making of a nation

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0243113


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The political economy of slavery

By: Genovese, Eugene D.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York : Random House, 1967.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0218154


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The Making of The President 1789

By: Kitman, Marvin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harpercollins:

Seller ID: BB0227628


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Bourbon and Stuart

By: Miller, John H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : F. Watts, 1987.:

Seller ID: BB0243104


A nice clean copy. View more info

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Ladies of Liberty

By: Roberts, Cokie

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: BB0225408


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