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A History of Marion County West Virginia 1985
1 A History of Marion County West Virginia 1985
Fairmont, WV Marion County Historical Society 1986 Cloth Used Like New Good w/ small tear 
"This unique book contains numerous historical articles that include communities and churches, many family sketches rich in genealogical data, a large number of pictures of bygone days, and reproductions of Marion County maps from the now rare atlas of Marion and Monongalia Counties published by D.J. Lake and Company in 1886." 
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2 Age of Optimism 1803-1896 (Milestones of history, vol. 5)
New York Newsweek Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Tight and straight binding, no markings or folded page corners. Ships fast in protective packing. 
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Augusta Historical Bulletin (Volume 42 2006)
3 Augusta Historical Bulletin (Volume 42 2006)
Staunton, VA Augusta county Historical Society 2007 Paperback Very Good 

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CATO Supreme Court Review 2011 - 2012
4 CATO Supreme Court Review 2011 - 2012
Washington,D.C. Center For Constitutional Studies 2012 1935308505 / 9781935308508 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Now in its tenth anniversary year, this acclaimed annual publication brings together leading national scholars to analyze the Supreme Court's most important decisions from the term just ended and to preview the year ahead. The Cato Supreme Court Review is unlike any other publication that follows the work of the Court. Cases critiqued in the 2010-2011 edition include high-profile First Amendment disputes involving offensive funeral protests, violent video games, school choice tax credits, and the public financing of elections; an immigration-related challenge to an Arizona employment-verification law; a global warming-related public nuisance lawsuit; and a host of important cases in the areas of federalism, commercial speech, business law, and criminal procedure. 
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Innovation & Achievement
5 Innovation & Achievement
Westvaco Corporation 1987 Hard Cover New 
New in slipcover. 
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6 Memories Of The American Frontier
Westvaco 1977 Cloth Very Good 

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7 Our Twentieth-Century World 1903-1969 (Milestones of History, vol. 6)
New York Newsweek Hard Cover Very Good Good 

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Powerful Preachers: Sketches on the Lives of Virginia Baptist Preachers (The Virginia Baptist Register, No. Fifty-Two)
8 Powerful Preachers: Sketches on the Lives of Virginia Baptist Preachers (The Virginia Baptist Register, No. Fifty-Two)
Mechanicsville, VA Virginia Baptist Historical Society 2013 Trade Paperback Very Good 

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9 Spring Hill: Everybody Has a Story
Franklin, TN Hillsboro Press 2002 1577362500 / 9781577362500 Trade Paperback Good 
Compiled and edited by the Friends of the Spring Hill Public Library. 
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The American West: A Multicultural Encyclopedia (10 Volume Set)
10 The American West: A Multicultural Encyclopedia (10 Volume Set)
Danbury, CT Grolier Educational Corporation 1995 0717274217 / 9780717274215 Hard Cover Very Good Ex-library set. 
10 volume set. Sturdy. This set was ine the reference dept of a public library. Very good shape. Library markings on first and last pages. 
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11 The Constitution of the United States and The Declaration of Independence
National Constitution Center Stapled Booklet Very Good 

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The Constitution of Virginia
12 The Constitution of Virginia
1981 Stapled booklet Good 
102 pages. Effective July 1, 1971 with amendments to January 1, 1981 
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13 The Glory and the Dream: a Narrative History of America 1932-1972
Boston, MA Little, Brown and Company 1974 Hard Cover Very Good 

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THOMAS EDISON
14 THOMAS EDISON "HIS ELECTRIFYING LIFE" (TIME)
NY Time Books 2013 070992105311 Paper back Very Good 
Very light wear. BIRTH OF AN INVENTOR DOTS, DASHES & DOLLARS THE TALKING MACHINE LET THERE BE LIGHT LIGHTS, CAMERA, EDISON CEASELESS INVENTION 
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Shadows In Silver: A Record of Virginia, 1850-1900 in Contemporary Photographs taken by George Huestis Cook, A. Lawrence Kocher and Howard Dearstyne
15 A. Lawrence Kocher and Howard Dearstyne Shadows In Silver: A Record of Virginia, 1850-1900 in Contemporary Photographs taken by George Huestis Cook
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1954 Cloth Good 
Sturdy. No underlines. A note is written in pencil on the first blank page. Light discoloration on page edges and on the first and last blank pages. 
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Schmoozing With Terrorists: From Hollywood to the Holy Land, Jihadists Reveal Their Global Plans— to a Jew!, Aaron Klein
16 Aaron Klein Schmoozing With Terrorists: From Hollywood to the Holy Land, Jihadists Reveal Their Global Plans— to a Jew!
Los Angeles, CA Wind Books 2007 0979045126 / 9780979045127 Hard Cover Now New 
In a time of unprecedented danger for the West, it's crucial that Americans understand the true nature of the adversaries we face and how we are making them bolder each day. Join Aaron Klein, award-winning journalist and radio commentator, as he schmoozes and kvetches with radical clerics, suicide bombers, the parents of potential child martyrs and the leaders of the world's most dangerous terrorist organizations. Here's the real story behind today's war headlines, told from the unique perspective of a Jew meeting-and eating-with his deadliest enemies.Among the highlights of Schmoozing with Terrorists: Why do the terrorists tell Klein that Hillary Clinton is the jihadist choice for president? Which anti-war politicians and celebrities meddling in Middle East politics are jihadist favorites? What compels someone to blow themselves up in order to kill others? What would day-to-day life be like in America if the terrorists win? (Madonna and Britney Spears take note!) 
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The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists, Aaron Klein
17 Aaron Klein The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists
Washington, D.C. WND Books 2010 1935071874 / 9781935071877 Hard Cover New New 
The book uncovers a far-leftist, anti-American nexus that has been instrumental in not only helping build Obama's political career but in securing his presidency. Klein details with shocking precision how this nexus continues to influence Obama and the White House and is involved in drafting policy aimed at reshaping our country. Highlights of The Manchurian President: Obama's mysterious college years unearthed Shocking details of Obama's relationship with Bill Ayers and other Weathermen terrorists Obama's ties to Islam and black liberation theology Startling facts about Obama's eligibility to serve as president Obama's membership in a socialist party probed How Obama's hope & change slogans stem from communist activism Radical socalists involved in drafting stimulus bill, ObamaCare Communists, socialists and other radicals on team Obama, including an expose on Obama's top guns in the White House Never-before-revealed depth of Obama's relationship with ACORN 
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The REAL Benghazi Story: What the White House and Hillary Don't Want You to Know, Aaron Klein
18 Aaron Klein The REAL Benghazi Story: What the White House and Hillary Don't Want You to Know
Washington, D.C. WND Books 2014 1936488868 / 9781936488865 Hard Cover New New 
Bigger than Watergate! Bigger than Iran-Contra! Ten times bigger than both, said one representative. The Bengahzi scandal may have been covered up by the White House, but the truth is about to come out. The Real Benghazi Story is a ground-breaking investigative work that finally exposes some of the most significant issues related to the murderous September 11, 2012, attack-information with current national security implications. Investigative journalist and New York Times best-selling author Aaron Klein provides the answers many have longed for from the secretive activities transpiring inside the doomed facility to shocking new details about the withholding of critical protection at the U.S. special mission. Learn about what really happened to Ambassador Chris Stevens that fated night, the central role Hillary Clinton actually played in the scandal, and more! Also answered for the first time is why the State Department hired armed members of the al-Qaeda-linked February 17 Martyrs Brigade to protect the facility. New reasons are revealed for not sending air support or Special Forces during the assault, while extensively probing not only jihadist groups but also possible state actors behind the attack. These are just some of the new details to be revealed in this game-changing book. 
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Impeachable Offenses: The Case for Removing Barack Obama from Office, Aaron Klein and Brenda J. Elliott
19 Aaron Klein and Brenda J. Elliott Impeachable Offenses: The Case for Removing Barack Obama from Office
Washington D.C. WND Books 2013 1938067193 / 9781938067198 Hard Cover New New 
A journalistic investigation documenting the probable causes for the impeachment of President Barack Obama. In this devastating probe, New York Times bestselling authors Aaron Klein and Brenda J. Elliott expose the high crimes, misdemeanors and other offenses that Obama has committed against the United States Constitution and the limits of his office. 
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Early Half Dollar Die Varieties 1794 - 1836, Al C. Overton
20 Al C. Overton Early Half Dollar Die Varieties 1794 - 1836
Colorado Springs, CO Al C. Overton 1970 Revised Edition Cloth New 

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The ACLU Vs America: Exposing the Agenda to Redefine Moral Values, Alan Sears and Craig Osten
21 Alan Sears and Craig Osten The ACLU Vs America: Exposing the Agenda to Redefine Moral Values
Nashville, TN Broadman & Holman Publishers 2005 0805440453 / 9780805440454 Trade Paperback Very Good 
As a result of the work of the American Civil Liberties Union and their war on America, we now live in a country where the church has been progressively silenced, parental authority has been undermined, children are less safe, and human life continues to be cheapened-both at birth and death. While the ACLU and its allies in the media have positioned themselves as the great defenders of freedom, they are in reality eliminating the freedoms of millions of Americans. Sadly, most Americans are unaware of the extreme positions of the ACLU. But there is hope. Many Americans are waking up to the dangerous agenda of the ACLU. The ACLUvs. America will clue readers in to the culture wars afoot and will equip them to become effective agents for liberty and freedom against the ACLU's onslaught. 
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Discovering Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island, Maine, Albert C. and Miriam F. d'Amato
22 Albert C. and Miriam F. d'Amato Discovering Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island, Maine
Winthrop, MA Professional Editorial Services 1985 0961527609 / 9780961527600 Paperback Good 
Sturdy and clean. 
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Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville
23 Alexis de Tocqueville Democracy in America
New York Barnes & Noble 2003 0760752303 / 9780760752302 Paperback Very Good 
Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. Offers an examination of American institutions and the fabric of American life. Doubting whether the American experiment in equality could work, the author conjectured that democracy would erect a society that would succumb to a different type of tyranny than that of a monarchy or aristocracy - that of the majority. 
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Amistad: The Official Tie-in  to the Major Motion Picture Directed by Steven Spielberg, Alexs Pate   Based on the Screenplay by David Franzoni and Steven Zaillian
24 Alexs Pate Based on the Screenplay by David Franzoni and Steven Zaillian Amistad: The Official Tie-in to the Major Motion Picture Directed by Steven Spielberg
Dreamworks 1997 1568656092 / 9781568656090 Hard Cover Good 
Has the previous owner name on the first page. 
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The Virginia Experiment: The Old Dominion's Role in the Making of America 1607-1781, Alf J. Mapp, Jr.
25 Alf J. Mapp, Jr. The Virginia Experiment: The Old Dominion's Role in the Making of America 1607-1781
Lincoln, NE iUniverse 2006 0595388094 / 9780595388097 Paperback Very Good 
Superb volume detailed and very entertaining Reading this generously volume in conjunction with a trip would provide the best conceivable history lesson, a true appreciation of both the meager and momentous beginnings of this nation. -The Washington Post Lively and engrossing -The (Louisville, KY) Courier -Journal Mapp has a genius for narrative history almost equal to Parkman himself Fascinating The reader will be entertained and enriched. -Arthur Pierce Middleton The Virginia Magazine of History A fine scholar, caring teacher, and voluminous communicator who has won several awards as a national educator. -President Rosanne Runte, Old Dominion University 
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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing
26 Alfred Lansing Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
New York Carrol & Graf Publishers 1998 0881841781 / 9780881841787 Paperback Good 
In 1914 the 'Endurance' set sail for the South Atlantic but had to be abandoned in the frozen Weddell Sea. This narrative describes how the 28 men survived until Shackleton, after a 1,000 mile voyage in an open boat, finally brought help. 
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27 Allan Nevins The Emergence of Lincoln: Douglas, Buchanan and Party Chaos 1857-1859
New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1950 Trade Paperback Fine Ex-Library 

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Blue Jacket: War Chief of the Shawnees, Allan W. Eckert
28 Allan W. Eckert Blue Jacket: War Chief of the Shawnees
Dayton, OH Landfall Press 1983 0913428361 / 9780913428368 Paperback Very Good 
In the year 1771, a white boy names Marmaduke Van Swearingen was captured by Shawnee Indians in what is now West Virginia but was then the edge of the American frontier. Impressed with his bravery, he was not killed but was adopted into the tribe and given the name Blue Jacket, from the blue shirt he was wearing at the time of his capture 
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America, Allen C. Guelzo
29 Allen C. Guelzo Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 2004 0743262972 / 9780743262972 Trade Paperback Like New 
One of the nation's foremost Lincoln scholars offers an authoritative consideration of the document that represents the most far-reaching accomplishment of our greatest president. No single official paper in American history changed the lives of as many Americans as Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. But no American document has been held up to greater suspicion. Its bland and lawyerlike language is unfavorably compared to the soaring eloquence of the Gettysburg Address and the Second Inaugural; its effectiveness in freeing the slaves has been dismissed as a legal illusion. And for some African-Americans the Proclamation raises doubts about Lincoln himself. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation dispels the myths and mistakes surrounding the Emancipation Proclamation and skillfully reconstructs how America's greatest president wrote the greatest American proclamation of freedom. 
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Cedar Keys Hurricane of 1896, The: Disaster at Dawn, Alvin F. Oickle
30 Alvin F. Oickle Cedar Keys Hurricane of 1896, The: Disaster at Dawn
Charleston, SC The History Press 2009 1596296127 / 9781596296121 Paperback New 
The destruction was beyond belief. Families watched in horror as walls of water swept away homes and businesses, and men held onto saplings for their very lives while the winds howled. Buildings on Atsena Otie were swept away so completely that only cracked stone foundations remained, and the forests of red cedar that gave the islands their name and livelihood were flattened. Resulting in dozens of deaths and millions of dollars in damage, Hurricane Number 4 in 1896 changed the Cedar Keys forever and set the city on a path to the present. Historian Alvin F. Oickle, drawing on firsthand accounts and extensive archival research, tells the story of ordinary Floridians who were faced, like so many before and so many since, with nature's fury. 
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Prophets of the Fourth Estate: Broadsides by Press Critics of the Progressive Era, Amy Reynolds and Gary Hicks
31 Amy Reynolds and Gary Hicks Prophets of the Fourth Estate: Broadsides by Press Critics of the Progressive Era
Los Angeles, CA Litwin Books 2012 0980200466 / 9780980200461 Paperback Very Good 
Prophets of the Fourth Estate: Broadsides by Press Critics of the Progressive Era highlights press criticisms during the Progressive Era (1890-1920) that aimed to enhance the role of the press in a democracy, limit corporatization, and better utilize the press' capacity as an agent for social change. This collection of essays by critics of the news media includes historical perspective and an extensive introduction to the period. The press critics republished in this collection of essays includes Charles Edward Russell, Moorfield Storey, Oswald Garrison Villard, Donald Wilhelm, Roscoe C.E. Brown, anonymous editorial writers at The Public and The Nation, and others. Their ideas and challenges to the corporate/commercial press model are as relevant today as they were nearly a century ago. 
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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, Andrew Carroll
32 Andrew Carroll War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars
New York, NY Scribner 2001 0743202945 / 9780743202947 Hard Cover As New Very Good 
In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project, with the goal of remembering Americans who have served their nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, over 50,000 letters have poured in from around the country. Nearly two hundred of them comprise this amazing collection -- including never-before-published letters that appear in the new afterword. Here are letters from the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf war, Somalia, and Bosnia -- dramatic eyewitness accounts from the front lines, poignant expressions of love for family and country, insightful reflections on the nature of warfare. Amid the voices of common soldiers, marines, airmen, sailors, nurses, journalists, spies, and chaplains are letters by such legendary figures as Gen. William T. Sherman, Clara Barton, Theodore Roosevelt, Ernie Pyle, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Julia Child, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, and Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Sr. Collected in War Letters, they are an astonishing historical record, a powerful tribute to those who fought, and a celebration of the enduring power of letters. 
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American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy, Andrew J. Bacevich
33 Andrew J. Bacevich American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 2002 0674009401 / 9780674009400 Hard Cover As New As New 
In a challenging, provocative book, Andrew Bacevich reconsiders the assumptions and purposes governing the exercise of American global power. Examining the presidencies of George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton--as well as George W. Bush's first year in office--he demolishes the view that the United States has failed to devise a replacement for containment as a basis for foreign policy. He finds instead that successive post-Cold War administrations have adhered to a well-defined "strategy of openness." Motivated by the imperative of economic expansionism, that strategy aims to foster an open and integrated international order, thereby perpetuating the undisputed primacy of the world's sole remaining superpower. Moreover, openness is not a new strategy, but has been an abiding preoccupation of policymakers as far back as Woodrow Wilson. Although based on expectations that eliminating barriers to the movement of trade, capital, and ideas nurtures not only affluence but also democracy, the aggressive pursuit of openness has met considerable resistance. To overcome that resistance, U.S. policymakers have with increasing frequency resorted to force, and military power has emerged as never before as the preferred instrument of American statecraft, resulting in the progressive militarization of U.S. foreign policy. Neither indictment nor celebration, American Empire sees the drive for openness for what it is--a breathtakingly ambitious project aimed at erecting a global imperium. Large questions remain about that project's feasibility and about the human, financial, and moral costs that it will entail. By penetrating the illusions obscuring the reality of U.S. policy, this book marks an essential first step toward finding the answers. 
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An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson (Advance Reading Copy), Andro Linklater
34 Andro Linklater An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson (Advance Reading Copy)
New York Walker & Company 2009 0802717209 / 9780802717207 Trade Paperback Very Good 
The first modern biography of the greatest traitor—and one of the most colorful characters—in American history. Patriot, traitor, general, spy: James Wilkinson was a consummate contradiction. Brilliant and precocious, at age twenty he was both the youngest general in the revolutionary Continental Army, and privy to the Conway cabal to oust Washington from command. He was Benedict Arnold’s aide, but the first to reveal Arnold’s infamous treachery. By thirty-eight, he was the senior general in the United States army—and had turned traitor himself. Wilkinson’s audacious career as Agent 13 in the Spanish secret service while in command of American forces is all the more remarkable because it was anything but hidden. Though he betrayed America’s strategic secrets, sought to keep the new country from expanding beyond the Mississippi, and almost delivered Lewis and Clark’s expedition into Spanish hands, four presidents—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison—turned a blind eye to his treachery. They gambled that Wilkinson—by turns charming and ruthless—would never betray the army itself and use it to overthrow our nascent democracy—a fate every other democracy in the Western hemisphere endured. The crucial test came in 1806, when at the last minute Wilkinson turned the army against Aaron Burr and foiled his conspiracy to break up the U nion. A superb writer and superlative storyteller, Andro Linklater captures with brio Wilkinson’s charismatic ability to live a double life in public view. His saga shows, more clearly than any other, how fragile the young republic was and how its strength grew from the risks its leaders faced and the challenges they had to overcome. 
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Sheltering Arms Hospital: A Centennial History (1889-1989), Anne Rutherford Lower
35 Anne Rutherford Lower Sheltering Arms Hospital: A Centennial History (1889-1989)
Richmond, VA The William Byrd Press 1989 0962337013 / 9780962337017 Cloth Used As New 

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Side-light on Anglo-American Relations, 1839-1858, Annie Heloise Abel and Frank J. Klingberg
36 Annie Heloise Abel and Frank J. Klingberg Side-light on Anglo-American Relations, 1839-1858
New York Augustus M. Kelley 1970 0678006504 / 9780678006504 Cloth Very Good 
Sturdy. No underlining. Light staining on the top edge of pages. 
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The Romance Of Eagle Eyrie, Annie L. Carlton
37 Annie L. Carlton The Romance Of Eagle Eyrie
Stapled Softcover New Mary Blevins Burke 

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FDR: The First Hundred Days, Anthony J. Badger
38 Anthony J. Badger FDR: The First Hundred Days
New York Hill And Wang 2008 0809044412 / 9780809044412 Trade Paperback Used As New 
The Hundred Days, Franklin Roosevelt’s first fifteen weeks in office, have become the stuff of legend, a mythic yardstick against which every subsequent American president has felt obliged to measure himself. The renowned historian Anthony J. Badger cuts through decades of politicized history to provide a succinct, balanced, and timely reminder that Roosevelt’s accomplishment was above all else an exercise in exceptional political craftsmanship. Declaring that Americans had “nothing to fear but fear itself,” Roosevelt entered the White House in 1933 confronting 25 percent unemployment, bank closings, and a nationwide crisis in confidence.From March 9 to June 16, FDR sent Congress a record number of bills, all of which passed easily. From legalizing the sale of beer to providing mortgage relief to millions of Americans, Roosevelt launched the New Deal that conservatives have been working to roll back ever since. Badger emphasizes Roosevelt’s political gifts even as the president and his brain trust of advisers, guided by principles, largely felt their way toward solutions to the nation’s manifold problems. Reintroducing the contingency that marked those fateful days, Badger humanizes Roosevelt and suggests a far more useful yardstick for future presidents: the politics of the possible under the guidance of principle. 
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Lessons from Privilege: The American Prep School Tradition, Arthur G. Powell
39 Arthur G. Powell Lessons from Privilege: The American Prep School Tradition
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1996 0674525493 / 9780674525498 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Several underlines. A note is written on the first blank page. Around 10,000 tax dollars will put a child through many public schools for a year. About 10,000 private dollars will put him through prep school. Why, then, is one system troubled and the other thriving, one vilified and the other celebrated? In this book, a renowned historian of education searches out the lessons that private schooling might offer public education as cries for school reform grow louder. Lessons from Privilege explores a tradition shaped by experience and common sense, and guided by principles that encourage community, personal relationships, and high academic standards. These "basic" values make a profound difference in a time when popular culture, which mocks intellectual curiosity and celebrates mental passivity, competes so successfully for students' attention. Arthur Powell uses the experience of private education to put the whole schooling enterprise in fresh perspective. He shows how the sense of schools as special communities can help instill passion and commitment in teachers, administrators, and students alike--and how passion and commitment are absolutely necessary for educational success. The power of economic resources, invested fully in schools, also becomes pointedly clear here, as does the value of incentives for teachers and students. Though the concerns this book brings into focus--for decent character and academic literacy--may never be trendy or easily applied, Lessons from Privilege presents sensible, powerful, and profitable ideas for enhancing the humanity and dignity of education in America. 
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Infidel: Don't Tread On Me, Barry D. Boothe
40 Barry D. Boothe Infidel: Don't Tread On Me
Bloomington, IN authorhouse 2014 1491852240 / 9781491852248 Paperback Very Good 
Clean and sturdy. George Washington, President of a very young United States of America must once again resort to mayhem and destruction to save his administration and avoid a possible reunification with England and its' King. Trade in the Mediterranean Sea area is totally cut off by the Washington Administration's refusal to pay the piratical Islamic Mussellmen tributes. So with the support of his Vice-President John Adams and his Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Washington turns to a former Continental Army friend, Benjamin Stoddert. Benjamin Stoddert now operates the largest and most successful commercial shipping lines in America. With Benjamin's management skills and his son Nathaniel's ship handling skills, the Stoddert Shipping Line was able to establish trade in the very lucrative West Indies while fighting off a hoard of pirates. This resulted in a very successful Stoddert Shipping Lines (SSL). It also resulted in a very handsome contribution from Benjamin Stoddert to George Washington and his political ambitions. But a successful effort in the Mediterranean will require all of Benjamin and Nathaniel's skills. Not only will they need to defeat the numerous gunboats and fierce Mussellmen fighters, they will also have to defeat a Mussellman frigate that is reportedly manned by former British Royal Navy seaman. Success will also require a fighting ship that is capable of doing a lot of different things. It will require unique gunnery as well as fighting men. Can the Stodderts pull this off? Can anyone pull this off? There is only one way to find out and the army General in President Washington was not familiar with retreat. 
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America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great, Ben Carson
41 Ben Carson America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
Grand Rapids, MI Zondervan 2012 0310330718 / 9780310330714 Hard Cover Used As New Very Good 
What is America becoming? Or, more importantly, what can she be if we reclaim a vision for the things that made her great in the first place? In America the Beautiful, Dr. Ben Carson helps us learn from our past in order to chart a better course for our future. From his personal ascent from inner-city poverty to international medical and humanitarian acclaim, Carson shares experiential insights that help us understand: … what is good about America … where we have gone astray … which fundamental beliefs have guided America from her founding into preeminence among nations Written by a man who has experienced America’s best and worst firsthand, America the Beautiful is at once alarming, convicting, and inspiring. You’ll gain new perspectives on our nation’s origins, our Judeo-Christian heritage, our educational system, capitalism versus socialism, our moral fabric, healthcare, and much more. An incisive manifesto of the values that shaped America’s past and must shape her future, America the Beautiful calls us all to use our God-given talents to improve our lives, our communities, our nation, and our world. 
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The Autobiography of Ben Franklin, Ben Franklin
42 Ben Franklin The Autobiography of Ben Franklin
Nu Vision Publications 2006 1595479562 / 9781595479563 Trade Paperback Good 
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography is one of the most famous works in American literature. He started it as a private collection of anecdotes for his son, but soon it was transformed into a work of history. This is a charming, self-portrait of one of America's greatest forefathers. 
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Richmond's Unhealed History, Benjamin Campbell
43 Benjamin Campbell Richmond's Unhealed History
2012 Brandylane Publishers 0983826404 / 9780983826408 Paperback New 
In a detailed look at the history of Richmond, Benjamin Campbell examines the contradictions and crises that have formed the city over more than four centuries. Campbell argues that the community of metropolitan Richmond is engaged in a decisive spiritual battle in the coming decade. He believes the city, more than any in the nation, has the potential for an unprecedented and historic achievement. Its citizens can redeem and fulfill the ideals of their ancestors, proving to the world that race and class can be conquered by the deliberate and prayerful intention of honest and dedicated citizens. 
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State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols: A Historical Guide, Revised and Expanded, Benjamin F. Shearer & Barbara S.Shearer
44 Benjamin F. Shearer & Barbara S.Shearer State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols: A Historical Guide, Revised and Expanded
Westport,CO Greenwood Press 2002 0313315345 / 9780313315343 Hardback Very Good 
A note is written inside the front cover. This must-have third revised and newly expanded edition of the only single reference source for information about state symbols features over 300 information updates plus three new chapters, updated license plate illustrations, and a newly formatted design for ease of use. Libraries that hold earlier editions of this work need this edition to keep their information on the states and territories current. With the addition of new chapters on state and territory universities, state and territory governors throughout U.S. history, state professional sports teams, and a complete revision of the chapter on state and territory fairs and festivals, the work now totals 17 chapters of essential information that is a treasure trove for students. 
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The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin
45 Benjamin Franklin The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin
New York Touchstone 1962 0684841967 / 9780684841960 Mass Market Paperback Good 

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46 Benjamin P. Thomas Abraham Lincoln
New York Modern Library 1968 Hard Cover Good Fine 
Previous owner's name is on first blank page. 
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Generations, Family, and Secrets, Bernell Austin
47 Bernell Austin Generations, Family, and Secrets
Waldoboro, ME Goose River Press 2004 1930648693 / 9781930648692 Paperback Very Good Signed by the Author
Light wear. Austin's family history from 1829 - 1998. Reveals their lives, troubles, secrets, and humorous events. 
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Legacy: The Moving Saga of Our Prairie Pioneers, Bernice Callaway
48 Bernice Callaway Legacy: The Moving Saga of Our Prairie Pioneers
Prairie Graphics and Printing 1991 Trade Paperback Very Good Signed by Author

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First Ladies: From Martha Washington to Hillary Clinton, the Fascinating Lives of the Women in the Influential Role of America's First Lady, Betty Boyd Caroli
49 Betty Boyd Caroli First Ladies: From Martha Washington to Hillary Clinton, the Fascinating Lives of the Women in the Influential Role of America's First Lady
New York Guild America Books 1993 1568650159 / 9781568650159 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fine 

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Red Sky in the Morning: How You Can Help Prevent America's Gathering Storms, Bill Bright & John N. Damoose
50 Bill Bright & John N. Damoose Red Sky in the Morning: How You Can Help Prevent America's Gathering Storms
Orlando, FL New Life Publications 1998 0563990954 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A plan for what America's Christians can do to bring about spiritual renewal in a nation that is unraveling from a myriad of direct moral & ethical challenges. 
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The Failure Factory: How Unelected Bureaucrats, Liberal Democrats, and Big Government Republicans Are Undermining America's Security and Leading Us to War, Bill Gertz
51 Bill Gertz The Failure Factory: How Unelected Bureaucrats, Liberal Democrats, and Big Government Republicans Are Undermining America's Security and Leading Us to War
New York Crown Forum 2008 030733807X / 9780307338075 Hard Cover Used As New As New 
Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. The U.S. government is in crisis. With America’s attention fixated on who will step into the Oval Office in 2009, no one has noticed where the real power has shifted—to a vast network of unelected officials whose authority has grown wildly out of control. In his latest blockbuster book, acclaimed defense and national security reporter Bill Gertz exposes these astonishingly powerful leaders and their enablers in the political class—and their devastating impact on America's national security. Gertz shows how entrenched liberal activists have become dominant even under an ostensibly conservative administration. And he names names of those who actively subvert official U.S. policy—including not only liberal Democrats but also a number of so-called Republicans who have joined this insidious “Blame America First” crowd. The Failure Factory reveals: • The shocking, previously untold story of the partisan bureaucrats who completely undercut the U.S. position on Iran’s radical Islamist regime • Barack Obama’s disastrous national security policies—and his stable of advisers who have already put America at risk • The recent showdown in the Pentagon that laid bare the U.S. government’s ongoing failures to tackle the threat of Islamist extremism • Flagrant cases of sabotage by top State Department officials that have emboldened dangerous states like Iran, North Korea, Russia, and Communist China • Stunning new intelligence failures—including one that may have allowed a terrorist group to penetrate the FBI and CIA • How even the Bush White House was overrun with Democrats and liberal Republicans • The legions of “Clinton generals”—top military brass whose careers blossomed during the Clinton administration—who make the United States more vulnerable • How Democrats are exploiting the antiwar movement for political gain, with little regard for the potentially devastating consequences • How the defense secretary’s public defiance of official U.S. policy could have gotten him fired—but instead went unchallenged Based on scores of exclusive interviews and displaying the groundbreaking reporting that has made Bill Gertz’s previous books smash bestsellers, The Failure Factory offers a chilling look at the threats to our national security that exist within our own government. 
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Moyers: Report From Philadelphia The Constitutional Convention of 1787, Bill Moyers
52 Bill Moyers Moyers: Report From Philadelphia The Constitutional Convention of 1787
New York Ballantine Books 1987 0345353544 / 9780345353542 Hard Cover Good Very Good 

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The Last Comanche Chief: The Life and Times of Quanah Parker, Bill Neeley
53 Bill Neeley The Last Comanche Chief: The Life and Times of Quanah Parker
New York Wiley 1995 0471117226 / 9780471117223 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Thwere is some light wear on the dust jacket. "Truly distinguished. Neeley re-creates the character and achievements of this most significant of all Comanche leaders." -- Robert M. Utley author of The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull "A vivid, eyewitness account of life for settlers and Native Americans in those violent and difficult times." -- Christian Science Monitor "The special merits of Neeley's work include its reliance on primary sources and illuminating descriptions of interactions among Southern Plains people, Native and white." -- Library Journal "He has given us a fuller and clearer portrait of this extraordinary Lord of the South Plains than we've ever had before." -- The Dallas Morning News 
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Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot, Bill O'Reilly
54 Bill O'Reilly Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
New York Henry Holt 0805096663 / 9780805096668 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A riveting historical narrative of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the follow-up to mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln. More than a million readers have thrilled to Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln, the page-turning work of nonfiction about the shocking assassination that changed the course of American history. Now the anchor of The O'Reilly Factor; recounts in gripping detail the brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy--and how a sequence of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president but also sent the nation into the cataclysmic division of the Vietnam War and its culture-changing aftermath. In January 1961, as the Cold War escalates, John F. Kennedy struggles to contain the growth of Communism while he learns the hardships, solitude, and temptations of what it means to be president of the United States. Along the way he acquires a number of formidable enemies, among them Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and Alan Dulles, director of the Central Intelligence Agency. In addition, powerful elements of organized crime have begun to talk about targeting the president and his brother, Attorney General Robert Kennedy. In the midst of a 1963 campaign trip to Texas, Kennedy is gunned down by an erratic young drifter named Lee Harvey Oswald. The former Marine Corps sharpshooter escapes the scene, only to be caught and shot dead while in police custody. The events leading up to the most notorious crime of the twentieth century are almost as shocking as the assassination itself. Killing Kennedy chronicles both the heroism and deceit of Camelot, bringing history to life in ways that will profoundly move the reader. This may well be the most talked about book of the year. 
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Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot, Bill O'Reilly
55 Bill O'Reilly Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
New York Henry Holt 2012 0805096663 / 9780805096668 Hard Cover Used like New New 
A note is written on the title page. A riveting historical narrative of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the follow-up to mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln. More than a million readers have thrilled to Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln, the page-turning work of nonfiction about the shocking assassination that changed the course of American history. Now the anchor of The O'Reilly Factor; recounts in gripping detail the brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy--and how a sequence of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president but also sent the nation into the cataclysmic division of the Vietnam War and its culture-changing aftermath. In January 1961, as the Cold War escalates, John F. Kennedy struggles to contain the growth of Communism while he learns the hardships, solitude, and temptations of what it means to be president of the United States. Along the way he acquires a number of formidable enemies, among them Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and Alan Dulles, director of the Central Intelligence Agency. In addition, powerful elements of organized crime have begun to talk about targeting the president and his brother, Attorney General Robert Kennedy. In the midst of a 1963 campaign trip to Texas, Kennedy is gunned down by an erratic young drifter named Lee Harvey Oswald. The former Marine Corps sharpshooter escapes the scene, only to be caught and shot dead while in police custody. The events leading up to the most notorious crime of the twentieth century are almost as shocking as the assassination itself. Killing Kennedy chronicles both the heroism and deceit of Camelot, bringing history to life in ways that will profoundly move the reader. This may well be the most talked about book of the year. 
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Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever, Bill O'Reilly
56 Bill O'Reilly Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
New York Henry Holt 2012 0805096752 / 9780805096750 Hard Cover Used As New As New 
Lincoln’s Last Days is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic nights in American history—of how one gunshot changed the country forever. Adapted from Bill O’Reilly’s bestselling historical thriller, Killing Lincoln, this book will have young readers—and grown-ups too—hooked on history. In the spring of 1865, President Abraham Lincoln travels through Washington, D.C., after finally winning America’s bloody Civil War. In the midst of celebrations, Lincoln is assassinated at Ford’s Theatre by a famous actor named John Wilkes Booth. What follows is a thrilling chase, ending with a fiery shoot-out and swift justice for the perpetrators. With an unforgettable cast of characters, page-turning action, vivid detail, and art on every spread, Lincoln’s Last Days is history that reads like a thriller. This is a very special book, irresistible on its own or as a compelling companion to Killing Lincoln. 
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57 Bill Owens Why the Conservative Mind Matters: A Collaboration of Essays
Fuquay Varina, NC Higher Standard Publishers 2008 0615232302 / 9780615232300 Trade Paperback Good 

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Living In Gods Love: The New York Crusade, Billy Graham
58 Billy Graham Living In Gods Love: The New York Crusade
New York G.P. Putman's Sons 2005 0399153462 / 9780399153464 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Billy Graham's now legendary first New York Crusade in 1957 was a touchstone that affected an entire generation. Nearly fifty years later, the Reverend Billy Graham returned to New York in June 2005 for what was likely his final Crusade, preaching the power of God's love to hundreds of thousands of people over three life-changing evenings. Living in God's Love contains all three sermons from this important event, and includes an original introduction and an afterword both written by Billy Graham specifically for this book. Living in God's Love also features black-and-white photographs from the 2005 New York Crusade, and a moving foreword by his daughter Anne Graham Lotz. Billy Graham's message of the transforming power of Christ's love is one that is needed now more than ever. 
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The Federal Reserve Scandal!, Billy James Hargis and Bill Sampson
59 Billy James Hargis and Bill Sampson The Federal Reserve Scandal!
Green Forest, AR New Leaf Press 1984 0892211199 / 9780892211197 Trade Paperback Very Good 

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A Perfect Union, Bob Doll
60 Bob Doll A Perfect Union
Union, SC The BOAR Partnership 1998 0966776402 / 9780966776409 Paperback Good Signed by the author
For 8 days the nation and the world listened and watched as a search was undertaken for two small boys, whose mother said they were kidnapped in a "carjacking." Then, she confessed. Union, South Carolina's radio station covered the events and helped other news media worldwide report the story. But Union and its radio station are more than this isolated event--the Susan Smith tragedy. For 50 years the station has not just covered the town's good times and bad times. It has been uniquely part of them. This is a story about a small town and its radio station..of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. 
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