In this book, author, Carl Lotus Becker, describes the early beginning, development, and the unity of the people of the United States. He shows the discovery of the New World, analyzes the rise of the plantations, illustrates the slow growth of an American culture and clarify the causes and events Revolution of 1776. These are presented as the four key events which led to the formation of the American Nation in a concise and interesting manner. The Beginnings of the American People The Discovery of the Old World and the New The Partition of the New World The English Migration in the Seventeenth Century England and her Colonies in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries The American People in the Eighteenth Century The Winning of Independence
This meticulously edited collection is dedicated to the raw and at the same time visionary foundations on which present day United States stands on. Contents: The Beginnings of the American People The Discovery of the Old World and the New The Partition of the New World The English Migration in the Seventeenth Century England and her Colonies in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries The American People in the Eighteenth Century The Winning of Independence The Eve of the Revolution A Patriot Of 1763 The Burden Of Empire The Rights Of A Nation Defining The Issue A Little Discreet Conduct Testing The Issue The Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas Historical Antecedents of the Declaration: The Natural Rights Philosophy Historical Antecedents of the Declaration: Theory of the British Empire Drafting the Declaration The Literary Qualities of the Declaration The Philosophy of the Declaration in the Nineteenth Century
Beginning from its unification in the 3rd millennium BC and ending in its annexation by the Roman Empire in 30 BC, Ancient Egypt spanned for nearly 30 centuries, leaving behind a wealth of relics that continue to entrance the modern world. From the great pyramids of the Old Kingdom to the hypnotic tomb of Tutankhamen, Ancient Egypt is a topic of intrigue that has earned universal prominence. In fact, its unending stream of allure has established a study of its own: Egyptology. Inside you will learn about: The beginning of Ancient Egypt The Old Kingdom The Middle Kingdom The New Kingdom The end of Ancient Egypt 10 little known facts about Ancient Egypt Styled in a very convenient structure, this audiobook discusses each epoch of the period: the Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, the three Intermediate periods and the demise of the Empire. It also dilates on the various dynasties and pharaohs that reigned. The audiobook provides a through insight into one of history’s greatest eras. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bridger Conklin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/114189/bk_acx0_114189_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ancient Rome is indeed an intriguing subject of history. The Roman Empire maintained European hegemony for half a millennium; it had legendary rulers like Augustus who, as they say, ´´found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.´´ Inside you will learn about.... The Rise of Rome The Roman Kingdom The Roman Republic The Roman Empire The Fall of Rome Ten Little Known Facts About Ancient Rome This audiobook relates the history of Ancient Rome from its dawn to dusk: the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire. The tumultuous wars, the celebrated rulers, the factors that occasioned the fall of Rome - every prominent event of this epoch is discussed thoroughly. Structured in a very convenient style, the audiobook provides a full account of ancient Rome. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bridger Conklin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/111873/bk_acx0_111873_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Filled with guilt and self-recriminations over his identical twin Sol´s kidnapping and abuse, Ben seeks counseling, which reveals he too has scars from his own suffering during the ordeal. He desperately tries to make amends with Sol, Seth, and his foster parents and to make himself a better man. Meeting sweet, funny, gorgeous Marty at the Crab Derby seems like fate is finally smiling on him; then he returns to college in Atlanta and spies Marty at his favorite local coffee shop. Marty causes him to have to face questions he never knew he´d have to ask about himself, as he discovers Marty is not a girl at all as he´d first supposed. Marty´s not only a very gender fluid male but the one person who seems to complete Ben´s heart, if Ben could only accept both Marty and himself as the people they truly are.When events from his past return, Ben´s left wondering if perhaps karma has returned to pay him in kind and whether Marty will end up as collateral damage. Desperate to hold on to what they might have together, Marty enlists the help of family and friends to help Ben find his self-worth. But is it enough? Marty hopes so. He simply can´t imagine a happily ever after without Ben in it. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matt Standley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/121755/bk_acx0_121755_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Buck Cordell is a giant of a man in a giant, untamed land called Texas. He builds a cattle ranch where ordinary men all say it can´t be done a cattle empire that defies all odds, a family that changes the course of Texas history, and a legacy that outlives the Old West. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gene Engene. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bimo/000990/bk_bimo_000990_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Short stories of everyday life as seen through the eyes of the man of faith who goes by the name of Captain Faith, who comes to the rescue of those fallen by the circumstances of life. The stories are Christian based using verses from the King James Bible. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rodger Culver. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/031978/bk_acx0_031978_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ethan Duke, attorney at law, must discover a way to control the butterfly effects of time travel that have taken him hostage, using the tools familiar to him: reason and logic. But time, and those who manipulate it, just might have other ideas. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kelsey Sissons. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/129433/bk_acx0_129433_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Handsome young heir Adam Brody sees nothing but possibilities in the sprawling old building he´s just purchased. With a little hard work, he will transform it into a hotel to meet the needs of those traveling by railroad. Aunt Caroline believes he´s lost his mind, but she agrees to help him give it a try.Left a widow with a small daughter, Elizabeth Caldwell must find work. When she sees an advertisement in the newspaper inquiring about cheerful young women to work in a hotel, she decides to apply. However, the hotel owner specifically requested single ladies, so she must hide her former marital status, and her child, if she wishes to get the job.With cloudy pasts to overcome, both Adam and Elizabeth want to believe in a bright future. Will they find the strength they need in each other, or will their differences keep them apart? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Audra Cook. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/122055/bk_acx0_122055_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.