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The Men Who Made The Nation

Author : John Dos Passos
ISBN : 9780307787040
Genre : History
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For this history, Dos Passos returns to the American colonial period and early nationhood, exploring the personalities who won the nation’s independence from England: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Adams, and George Washington. Originally called “The World Turned Upside Down,” The Men Who Made the Nation covers the period from 1781 to Hamilton’s death in 1804. The work crystallizes the author’s fascination with the psychology of the colonial freedom fighter and presents lessons for current American policymakers.

Is Islam Or Mexico The Small Nation That S Suppose To Rise From The East?

Author : Natasha Alcantar
ISBN : 9781462884889
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book in particular was written in dedication to my childrens father. We have been struggling for about five and a half years. I mean we are barely hanging on with our five children that we have together. When it comes down to whats going on in the world here today it really do concerns me. I love my family and I want us to keep on keeping on. My husband name is Miguel, and my name is Natasha. My children are Bruce, Crissy, Natasha, Oliver. And last but not least my last son is named Alfonso, we used an s instead of a z. The clothes were designed by my sister Montoria Mays and my niece Rena true. The base coat was put down from them, the clothing were finished by me. Thanks guys!

The Nation Of Islam Louis Farrakhan And The Men Who Follow Him

Author : Dawn-Marie Gibson
ISBN : 9781137530844
Genre : Religion
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This book examines the varied ways in which Minister Farrakhan’s Resurrected Nation of Islam appeals to men from different backgrounds. Dawn-Marie Gibson investigates a number of themes including faith, family, and community, making use of archival research and engaging in-depth interviews. The book considers the multifaceted ways in which men encounter the Nation of Islam (NOI) and navigate its ethics and gender norms. Gibson describes and dissects the factors that attract men to the NOI, while also considering the challenges that these men confront as new converts. She discusses the various inter-faith and community outreach efforts that men engage in and assesses their work with both their Christian and Muslim counterparts. To conclude its discussion, the book takes a look at the NOI’s 2015 Justice or Else March to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington, DC.

Protest Nation

Author : Timothy Patrick McCarthy
ISBN : 9781595586063
Genre : Political Science
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Historic writings by socialists, LGBT activists, environmentalists, and more: “An extraordinary collection of the voices of American dissidents.” —Howard Zinn Protest Nation is a guide to the speeches, letters, broadsides, essays, and manifestos that form the backbone of the American radical tradition in the twentieth century. With examples from socialists, feminists, union organizers, civil-rights workers, gay and lesbian activists, and environmentalists that have served as beacons for millions, the volume also includes brief introductory essays by the editors that provide a rich biographical and historical context for each selection. Included are: *a fiery speech by socialist Eugene V. Debs *an astonishing treatise on animal liberation by Peter Singer *an excerpt from Silent Spring by Rachel Carson *Harvey Milk’s “The Hope Speech” *the original Black Panther Party Platform *Peter Singer’s astonishing treatise on animal liberation *plus writings from Upton Sinclair, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Betty Friedan, Malcolm X, César Chávez, and more

Nations That Evolved From The Five Sons Of Shem

Author : Olufolahan Olatoye Akintola
Genre : Art
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By comparing scriptural information with historical records, this book exposes how the most populous nations of the world evolved from the multiracial families of the five sons of Shem. These multiracial families of the five sons of Shem include the Chinese and Dravidan Indians of East Asia, the Jews and Arabian Monarchies of Western Asia, the Turko-Mongol races of Central Asia and the Red Indians that first occupied the American continent. This book also reveals how the nations formed by these multiracial families of the first son of Noah began to evolve from the times of the ancient civilization of the Sumerians and Akkadians, Elamites, Assyrians, Chaldeans and the Arameans.

The Principal Nauigations Voyages Traffiques And Discoueries Of The English Nation Made By Sea Or Ouerland To The Remote And Farthest Distant Quarters Of The Earth At Any Time Within The Compasse Of These 1600 Yeres

Author : Richard Hakluyt
ISBN : UCM:5324330830
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Vision For The Nations Leader S Guide

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ISBN : 0878082638
Genre : Missions
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Thirteen lessons, edited by the Mobilization Dept. of the U.S. Center for World Mission, intended to be used to teach church members what mission tasks remain to be done and how the church can do them.

The Holy Bible

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ISBN : COLUMBIA:50202247
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Register Of Debates In Congress

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D W Griffith S The Birth Of A Nation

Author : Melvyn Stokes
ISBN : 9780199887514
Genre : History
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In this deeply researched and vividly written volume, Melvyn Stokes illuminates the origins, production, reception and continuing history of this ground-breaking, aesthetically brilliant, and yet highly controversial movie. By going back to the original archives, particularly the NAACP and D. W. Griffith Papers, Stokes explodes many of the myths surrounding The Birth of a Nation (1915). Yet the story that remains is fascinating: the longest American film of its time, Griffith's film incorporated many new features, including the first full musical score compiled for an American film. It was distributed and advertised by pioneering methods that would quickly become standard. Through the high prices charged for admission and the fact that it was shown, at first, only in "live" theaters with orchestral accompaniment, Birth played a major role in reconfiguring the American movie audience by attracting more middle-class patrons. But if the film was a milestone in the history of cinema, it was also undeniably racist. Stokes shows that the darker side of this classic movie has its origins in the racist ideas of Thomas Dixon, Jr. and Griffith's own Kentuckian background and earlier film career. The book reveals how, as the years went by, the campaign against the film became increasingly successful. In the 1920s, for example, the NAACP exploited the fact that the new Ku Klux Klan, which used Griffith's film as a recruiting and retention tool, was not just anti-black, but also anti-Catholic and anti-Jewish, as a way to mobilize new allies in opposition to the film. This crisply written book sheds light on both the film's racism and the aesthetic brilliance of Griffith's filmmaking. It is a must-read for anyone interested in the cinema.

The Seed Of A Nation

Author : Darrell Fields
ISBN : 9781614482406
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“Anyone who is losing hope for America must read The Seed of a Nation. The inspiration lives, the seed sprouts, the idea works” (Scott W. Boyd, Pennsylvania State Representative). “The Seed of a Nation is a thoroughly researched and fascinating account of William Penn’s efforts to establish a ‘Holy Experiment’ in Pennsylvania—a vision of governance grounded in faith and operating on the principles of tolerance and respect for all” (Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf). It was this “Holy Experiment,” set out in Penn’s Charter of Privileges, that provided the framework for the United States Government, including the essential underlying mandate to provide freedom for all people. So brilliant was William Penn’s legacy that Thomas Jefferson, writer of the Declaration of Independence, called him, “the greatest lawgiver the world has produced.” This fascinating work looks at the life and impact of William Penn—an impact that still echoes today.

Register Of Debates In Congress 19th Congress 2nd Session Dec 4 1826 To Mar 3 1827 1598 Columns

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106523350
Genre : United States
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Defining The Victorian Nation

Author : Catherine Hall
ISBN : 0521576539
Genre : History
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Defining the Victorian Nation offers a fresh perspective on one of the most significant pieces of legislation in nineteenth-century Britain. Hall, McClelland and Rendall demonstrate that the Second Reform Act was marked by controversy about the extension of the vote, new concepts of masculinity and the masculine voter, the beginnings of the women's suffrage movement, and a parallel debate about the meanings and forms of national belonging. Fascinating illustrations illuminate the argument, and a detailed chronology, biographical notes and a selected bibliography offer further support to the student reader.

Emerson In His Sermons

Author : Susan L. Roberson
ISBN : 0826209831
Genre : Religion
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Susan Roberson examines Emerson's ministerial career from 1826 to 1832, shedding new light on those early, crucial years in Emerson's personal and intellectual development. Treating the sermons extensively as an autobiographical text, Roberson establishes that Emerson's years in the pulpit were pivotal and that his sermons are key texts in revealing the essential development of his thought. Central to Roberson's explication of the sermons is Emerson's conception of self-reliance, his invention of a new hero for a new age, and his merging of his own identity with that heroic ideal. Anyone concerned with the cultural and religious history of America will find this book invaluable.

The Influence Of Aristocracies On The Revolutions Of Nations

Author : James J. Macintyre
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035756704
Genre : Aristocracy (Political science)
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Nation Of Dead Patriots

Author : Dr. Oliver Akamnonu
ISBN : 9781465324313
Genre : Fiction
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An imaginary African country Mungeruun gains its independence from the colonial authorities after a fairly protracted but bloodless struggle. An internal struggle for power between a few of its politicians is amicably sorted out in the interest of national cohesion. An army coup dtat that involved a lopsided assassination of principal officers and civilian leaders is followed by a countercoup with indiscriminate killing of officers and civilians alike. A devastating civil war in which the former colonial master plays less than an impartial role follows. An unusual collaboration between the Eastern and Western world power blocks ensures the defeat of the rebellious section of the country. That section had declared that its military technology was light-years ahead of that of the other side, perhaps thereby, provoking cooperation against her by strange bedfellows. The acclaimed leader of the free world is apparently persuaded to play a mere observer role under the persuasion that the conflict is an internal affair of the concerned country. The discovery of massive reserves of oil places the reunited country in an unprecedented economic advantage. But the new rich status of the country does not translate to a better life for the majority of the countrys peoples as monumental and unimaginable levels of corruption bedevils the framework of the once promising nation whose patriots of old had sacrificed so much to ensure its independence and progress. What went wrong? With the corruption of the young, even from the cradles, are there hopes for a return to the path of good and patriotic governance?

The Nation

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A Nation On The Way Down

Author : Loretta Andrews
ISBN : 9781449765842
Genre : Religion
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Examine some of the illustrations given in the Bible of departure from God’s original plan of monogamy and the resultant jealousy and confusion—Abraham (Gen. 16:4–6), Jacob (Gen. 29–32), and David (I Sam. 11–21). Consider the meaning of the New Testament teaching concerning the church as the bride of Christ. What obligations does this relationship place upon the individual believer? Would a clearer understanding of the sacred relationship between God and his people strengthen marriage ties and deepen conviction concerning the permanence of marriage? Does this seem to you to suggest the thought that, in a Christian marriage, the relationship between man and wife is meant to be a demonstration to the world of the mutual love between Christ and his church? Marriage is a divinely planned relationship. It is the first institution. Marriage is a pure relationship. Man and woman were made one for the other. Absolute loyalty sanctifies their relationship. Impurity comes only in the intrusion of a third party. Marriage is a personal relationship. It constitutes the most personal of all the relationships of life. It involves just two people who agree to become one in sharing every area of their lives. Marriage is a permanent relationship. Sin, and sin alone, breaks it and destroys its permanence. In God’s original purpose only death was to sever its ties.

God S New Plan For The Holy Nation And The Past

Author : King David
ISBN : 9781462066940
Genre : Political Science
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Want to know about the future? About two decades in the making, the mission of this book- GODS NEW PLAN FOR THE HOLY NATION AND THE PAST is to PROVE that KING David is The PAST, the PRESENT & the FUTURE, and that he KNOWS the FUTURE. GODS NEW PLAN PROVES that KING David is KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS. This book also PROVES that Time Travel is possible, but NOT in the way people might THINK. GODS NEW PLAN is an entirely NEW government built from scratch with the help of GOD. This book PROVES that several Laws of the Universe are TRUE and this book is part of the apocalypse. GODS NEW PLAN features over 400 pages and over 50 pages of Laws. This book contains the three parts of KING Davids mission. This book gives readers Spiritual Enlightenment and provides the Mission of the Beast and the False Profit and what they will do. GODS NEW PLAN PROVES that Divine Intervention and Spiritual Hearing & Seeing are REAL and NOT a figment of the imagination. This book provides KING Davids fantastic predictions, some of which may have ALREADY come TRUE. GODS NEW PLAN also explains some of mankinds most common questions, such as: the origin of man and the meaning of life. THE PAST features over 25 stories and contains many original characters. This book utilizes humor, action and adventure to make certain points regarding good verses- evil. Lucky and his friends are unique Problem Solvers and succeed with great solutions when problems arise. THE PAST would also make a great movie or a few movies. This Classic Literary Masterpiece combines love, faith and teamwork into a collection of stories, children of all ages may enjoy. Please tell your friends and neighbors.

The Cherokee Nation

Author : Robert J. Conley
ISBN : 9780826332363
Genre : History
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The Cherokee Nation is one of the largest and most important of all the American Indian tribes. The first history of the Cherokees to appear in over four decades, this is also the first to be endorsed by the tribe and the first to be written by a Cherokee. Robert Conley begins his survey with Cherokee origin myths and legends. He then explores their relations with neighboring Indian groups and European missionaries and settlers. He traces their forced migrations west, relates their participations on both sides of the Civil War and the wars of the twentieth century, and concludes with an examination of Cherokee life today. Conley provides analyses for general readers of all ages to learn the significance of tribal lore and Cherokee tribal law. Following the history is a listing of the Principal Chiefs of the Cherokees with a brief biography of each and separate listings of the chiefs of the Eastern Cherokees and the Western Cherokees. For those who want to know more about Cherokee heritage and history, Conley offers additional reading lists at the end of each chapter.

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