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The Ten Commandments & their Influence on American Law - a study in history

By: William J. Federer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Amerisearch: 2003

Seller ID: 5555115

ISBN: 0965355721

Condition: Very Good


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. A price sticker is on the first blank page. Light crease on bottom corner of back cover. An in-depth study of how each of the Ten Commandments had a historical impact on the development of laws in America and affected the legal philosophy of our government framers. For example, the 4th Commandment-"Keep Holy the Sabbath": PENNSYLVANIA FRAME OF GOVERNMENT, April 25, 1682, Article XXII: "That as often as any day of the month...shall fall upon th... View more info

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Let Us Pray: A Plea for Prayer in Our Schools

By: William J. Murray

Price: $1.55

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow and Company: 1995

Seller ID: 001542

ISBN: 688145639

Condition: Very Good


Murray, an ordained minister in Texas and an outspoken advocate of prayer in U.S. public schools, now regrets his historic role as 14-year-old plaintiff in the case against the Baltimore school system that led to the Supreme Court's 1963 decision banning school prayer and Bible reading. Rejecting the militant atheism of his mother, Madalyn Murray O'Hair, whose anti-prayer campaign molded his youth, he argues here that the Founding Fathers never intended to remove prayer ... View more info

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Let Us Pray: A Plea for Prayer in Our Schools

By: William J. Murray

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1995

Seller ID: 38314

ISBN: 0688145639

Condition: Very Good


Murray, an ordained minister in Texas and an outspoken advocate of prayer in U.S. public schools, now regrets his historic role as 14-year-old plaintiff in the case against the Baltimore school system that led to the Supreme Court's 1963 decision banning school prayer and Bible reading. Rejecting the militant atheism of his mother, Madalyn Murray O'Hair, whose anti-prayer campaign molded his youth, he argues here that the Founding Fathers never intended to remove prayer ... View more info

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The Glory and the Dream: a Narrative History of America 1932-1972

By: William Manchester

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1974

Seller ID: 011792

Condition: Good


Sturdy. Light wear. No dust jacket. In the Glory and the Dream William Manchester springs open a great time capsule of a book- a huge, abundant popular history of the United States from 1932 to 1972. View more info

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Jamestown: Images of America

By: William Molineux and Rodney B. Taylor

Price: $4.53

Publisher: Charleston, NC, Arcadia: 2004

Seller ID: 5204

ISBN: 0738516422

Condition: Very Good


Celebrated as America's birthplace, Jamestown, Virginia, has a rich history, beginning in 1607 when the first permanent English settlement in the New World was established. This island in the James River, now referred to as Historic Jamestowne, has witnessed many a change in the past 400 years. Though it was, for almost a century, the capital of Virginia, it was later all but abandoned and used as farmland. During the Civil War, Jamestown served as an outpost for both Co... View more info

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Virginia's Executive Mansion: A History Of The Governer's House

By: William Seale

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Citizen's advisory Council for Interpreting and Furnishing the Executive Mansion: 1988

Seller ID: 60606256

ISBN: 0884901521

Condition: Very Good


No underlining. Clean and sturdy. View more info

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The Confessions Of Nat Turner

By: William Styron

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Random House Books: 1967

Seller ID: 515012

Condition: Good


Light discoloration on page edges. View more info

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Legends from the Frosty Sons of Thunder

By: William Trall Doncaster, Jr.

Price: $6.05

Publisher: White Stone, VA, Brandylane Publishers: 1998

Seller ID: 76528

ISBN: 1883911257

Condition: Very Good


Several myths and legends of 19th century southwestern Pennsylvania are researched and retold from the historian's perspective. The Old Forbes Military Road that runs through Somerset County in Pennsylvania (Route 30) is the source of rich American history and folklore. Since their occurrence in 1889, the controversial Nicely brothers murder trial and the devastating Johnstown flood have become two of this area's most remembered historical events. Both have been recorded... View more info

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Vostaas: White Buffalo's Story of Plains Indian Life

By: William White Buffalo

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Billings, MT, Council for Indian Education: 1995

Seller ID: 4444591

ISBN: 089992137x

Condition: Used As New


A modern Cheyenne chief tells his story and the story of many Plains Indians today. Good information about Plains Indian culture written in a warm and personal manner, like a grandfather to his grandchildren. View more info

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Facts and Legends of Richmond Area Streets

By: Wilson T. Mustian

Price: $76.54

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Dementi Milestone Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 4646271

ISBN: 0977315347

Condition: New


Splendor, accents, and information of select photographs of Richmond area streets. View more info

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The Scorpion's Tail: The Relentless Rise of Islamic Militants in Pakistan-And How It Threatens America

By: Zahid Hussain

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2010

Seller ID: 5252925

ISBN: 1439120250

Condition: New


The war in Afghanistan has raged on longer than any war in U.S. history, and far from suppressing the insurgency being waged by radical Islamic militants, it has led to stronger alliĀ­ances among al Qaeda, the Taliban, and a host of once-autonomous militant groups and has inspired a flood of new recruits. In addition to reclaiming control of substantial territory in Afghanistan, the militants have now taken the fight deep within Pakistan—threatening to totally desta... View more info