American History by Jean Fritz
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Having the same name and birthday as George Washington, a young boy wants everything else in his life just as Washington had it, but he can not find out what Washington ate for breakfast.
A young Pennsylvania boy takes part in the pre-Civil War anti-slavery activities.
Describes some of the well-known as well as the lesser-known details of Paul Revere's life and exciting ride.
A brief biography of Samuel Adams describing his activities in stirring up the revolt against the British and how he was finally persuaded to learn to ride a horse.
A brief biography of Patrick Henry tracing his progress from planter to statesman.
A biography of the first signer of the Declaration of Independence outlining all that he did for himself as well as what he did for Massachusetts and his new nation.
A biography of George the Third, King of Great Britain at the time of the American Revolution.
A brief biography of the eighteenth-century printer, inventor, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.
Discusses the voyages of Christopher Columbus who determined to beat everyone in the race to the Indies.
A biography of the famous American Indian princess, emphasizing her life-long adulation of John Smith and the roles she played in two very different cultures.
Describes how the Constitution came to be written and ratified. Also includes the full text of the document produced by the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
Traces the life and contributions of the sickly child with the small voice who grew up to become the fourth president of the United States.
Provides a look at the private side of Abraham Lincoln and at the circumstances surrounding his short, but memorable speech at the dedication of the cemetery at the Gettysburg battlefield. Includes text of the speech.