U.S. History and Government: Readings and Documents

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The Rough Riders Dover Books on Americana

Dover Publications - A revealing personal memoir as well as a compelling historical narrative, it offers spirited, informative, and essential reading for every lover of true-life adventures. Published to instant acclaim in 1899, the year after the regiment's triumphant return from Cuba, it solidified the author's popularity and helped pave his way to the White House.

The regiment met their enemy in the tropical summer heat, fighting rain, mud, and malaria as well as the Spanish Army. The legendary rough riders — an unlikely combination of cowboys, frontiersmen, African-Americans, Native Americans, and Ivy League alumni — trained in Texas before shipping off to Cuba.

The Rough Riders Dover Books on Americana - Their battles climaxed with the assault on San Juan Hill, where Colonel Roosevelt rallied his troops to charge through a hail of gunfire to victory. From roosevelt's own pocket diary comes this gripping account of the Rough Riders' heroism. With the outbreak of the spanish-American War, Theodore Roosevelt resigned his post as assistant secretary of the navy to recruit the First U.

S. Volunteer Cavalry.





The Canterbury Tales

Penguin Classics XM-0140424385 - Penguin Books. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Rich and diverse,  the canterbury Tales offer us an unrivalled glimpse into the life and mind of medieval England.

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. A story-telling competition between a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the Knight’s account of courtly love and the ebullient Wife of Bath’s Arthurian legend, to the ribald anecdotes of the Miller and the Cook.

The Canterbury Tales - Nevill coghill’s masterly and vivid modern english verse translation with all the vigor and poetry of Chaucer’s fourteenth-century Middle EnglishA Penguin ClassicIn The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce.

With more than 1, 500 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.





The Language of Composition: Reading - Writing - Rhetoric

Bedford/St. Martin's - Written by a team of experts with experience in both high school and college, this text focuses on teaching students the skills they need to read, write, and think at the college level. The ideal book for the AP* English Language course. With practical advice on reading and writing and an extensive selection of readings — including essays, to succeed on the AP Exam, and visual texts that are both interesting and appropriate for a high school audience — The Language of Composition helps students develop the key skills they must master to pass the course, poetry, fiction, and to prepare for a successful college career.

Need help with the audit?  Click here to download an AP correlation. Penguin Books. The language of composition is the first textbook built from the ground up to help students succeed in the new AP English Language course.





Macbeth Folger Shakespeare Library

Simon & Schuster - London was alive with an interest in all things Scottish, and Shakespeare turned to Scottish history for material. Recently, it has been applied to nations that overreach themselves and to modern alienation. The line is blurred between macbeth’s evil and his opponents’ good, and there are new attitudes toward both witchcraft and gender.

. For more information, visit Folger. Edu. Its story was once seen as that of a hero who commits an evil act and pays an enormous price. Great product! In 1603, james vi of scotland ascended the English throne, becoming James I of England. He found a spectacle of violence and stories of traitors advised by witches and wizards, echoing James’s belief in a connection between treason and witchcraft.

Macbeth Folger Shakespeare Library - Is macbeth tempted by fate, or by his or his wife’s ambition? Why does their success turn to ashes? Like other plays, Macbeth speaks to each generation. The authoritative edition of macbeth from the folger shakespeare library, the trusted and widely used shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes: -freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play’s famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books -An up-to-date annotated guide to further reading Essay by Susan Snyder The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe.

Penguin Books. In depicting a man who murders to become king, Macbeth teases us with huge questions.





The Elements of Style, Third Edition

Allyn & Bacon - Louis dispatch, this "excellent book, which should go off to college with every freshman, is recognized as the best book of its kind we have. It should be the ". Daily companion of anyone who writes for a living and, for that matter, anyone who writes at all" Greensboro Daily New. No book in shorter space, with fewer words, will help any writer more than this persistent little volume" The Boston Globe.

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McDougal Littell Algebra 2: Student Edition C 2004 2004

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The Jungle

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Great product! Penguin Books. It was published as a book on February 26, 1906 by Doubleday and in a subscribers' edition. Many readers were most concerned with his exposure of health violations and unsanitary practices in the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century, based on an investigation he did for a socialist newspaper.

The book depicts working class poverty, the lack of social supports, harsh and unpleasant living and working conditions, and a hopelessness among many workers. The jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair 1878–1968. These elements are contrasted with the deeply rooted corruption of people in power.

The Jungle - He first published the novel in serial form in 1905 in the Socialist newspaper, and November 4, 1905, between February 25, Appeal to Reason, 1905. A review by the writer jack London called it, "the Uncle Tom's Cabin of wage slavery. Sinclair was considered a muckraker, or journalist who exposed corruption in government and business.

In 1904, sinclair had spent seven weeks gathering information while working incognito in the meatpacking plants of the Chicago stockyards for the newspaper. Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.





A Tale of Two Cities Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - Against this tumultuous historical backdrop, Dickens' great story of unsurpassed adventure and courage unfolds. Unjustly imprisoned for 18 years in the Bastille, Dr. It was a time when injustice was met by a lust for vengeance, and rarely was a distinction made between the innocent and the guilty. Great product!

It was the time of the French Revolution — a time of great change and great danger. It would seem that they could take up the threads of their lives in peace. It is a coincidence that saves Darnay from certain doom more than once. Brilliantly plotted, the novel is rich in drama, romance, and heroics that culminate in a daring prison escape in the shadow of the guillotine.

A Tale of Two Cities Dover Thrift Editions - Alexandre manette is reunited with his daughter, Lucie, and safely transported from France to England. Strangely enough, darnay bears an uncanny resemblance to another man in the courtroom, the dissolute lawyer's clerk Sydney Carton. Penguin Books. As fate would have it though, the pair are summoned to the Old Bailey to testify against a young Frenchman — Charles Darnay — falsely accused of treason.





Essential U. S. History

Perfection Learning - This text is designed for a one-year United States history course for adults studying on the high school level and for regular day high school students. Used book in Good Condition. The book's sophisticated presentation works especially well with adult education students. Penguin Books. However, it has been written and designed to facilitate instruction in any U S history classroom.

The text prepares students taking a high school United States history course by giving them high-interest but comprehensive coverage of key events and themes in American history. Essential u s history focuses on the history of the United States including the land and its people before it became the United States.

Essential U. S. History - Its coverage begins with a study of major groups of Native-American culture and comes up to the mid-term elections of 2006. Following the curricula of many states, this fully illustrated book is organized chronologically but with separate regional emphasis within each time period. Great product! .





Ignatius Catholic Bible: Revised Standard Version, Burgundy, Zipper Duradera

Ignatius Press - Penguin Books. The many special features make this Bible a great gift. Compact size permits easy personal reading, at home or on the go. Used book in Good Condition. An elegant, beautifully crafted compact edition of the popular Ignatius Bible, RSV Catholic version. At only 5. 4 x 1. 3 x 7. 2, along with other special features including: duradera burgundy zipper miraculous medal on zipper pull Gold-gilded pages Presentation section "Dei Verbum" document Special prayers and devotions Beautiful gift box Bonded leather covers Handsome, yet features readable type, top-quality compact edition of very popular RSV Catholic Bible, it s easy to pack when on the move, also known as The Ignatius Bible .

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