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  • Many great and noble people have been instrumental in the formation of the United States. This series of biographies examines the lives of explorers, politicians, instigators of civil change, and others

    Shipping Weight: 5.23

    Format: Library Binding

    Publisher: Rosen

    Series: The Library of American Lives and Times

    Copyright: 2005

    Ages: 10 to 16

    Size: 7¼ X 9¾

    Total Pages: 112 per book

    For Grades: 4 to 10

    List Price: $284.80

    Titles include: 

    John Adams: Patriot, Diplomat, and Statesman

    John Adams was an early champion of independence on behalf of the British colonies in America, a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses, a U.S. ambassador to France and, later, to England, the author of the Massachusetts State Constitution, the vice president of the United States during George Washington's two terms as president, and the second president of the United States. Throughout his political career and into his long retirement, Adams was a powerful and popular essayist and thinker.

    Count Casimir Pulaski: From Poland to America, a Hero's Fight for Liberty

    A biography of the Polish leader who joined the forces of George Washington to fight the British

    Benedict Arnold: Revolutionary War Hero and Traitor

    Chronicles the life of the man who became an American Revolutionary War military hero, and whose name would by war's end become synonymous with "traitor."

    Haym Salomon: Patriot Banker of the American Revolution

    Chronicles the life of the Jewish immigrant from Poland, who helped finance the American Revolution and aided in keeping the new nation financially afloat after the war.

    Robert E. Lee: Legendary Commander of the Confederacy

    Traces the life and military career of Robert E. Lee, known for leading the Confederate troops during the Civil War.

    Robert Fulton: The Development of the Steamboat

    Robert Fulton's failure as a painter led to one of the most important technological advances of the industrial age: the steamboat. Fulton's designs and personal influence linked together America's waterways and revolutionized trade and travel for a century to come.

    Stephen F. Austin: The Founding of Texas

    In a time where thousands pushed westward to find their fortune, Stephen Austin went west to found a colony. The fierce struggle between Austin's settlers and the Mexican government would lead to the birth of Texas and countless stories of heroes and heroism. Jailed by Mexican authorities, Austin fought a long, bitter struggle for the survival of Texas. Many may not know that Austin's dream almost did not come true.

    Wyatt Earp: The O.K. Corral and the Law of the American West

    Traces the life of Wyatt Earp, known for his law enforcement career and the famous gunfight at the O.K. corral.

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    Library of American Lives and Times- set of 8

    Library of American Lives and Times- set of 8

    Library bindings- special price

    Regular Price $45.00

    On sale now $29.25