In need of a presidential portrait? They're in here—starting with George Washington. John Adams is present, too, along with wife, Abigail. How about some social activists and drum-beaters? There's temperance agitator Carry Nation and Socialist Emma Goldman. Of course, a few villains are include... read more
An Abraham Lincoln Tribute: Featuring Woodcuts by Charles Turzak by Charles Turzak, Bob Blaisdell, Bob Blaisdell, David A. Beronš This handsome hardcover volume features 36 striking woodcut images of scenes from Lincoln's life by a noted artist of the 1930s. An appendix includes some of the president's speeches, letters, and quotations.
The World's Great Speeches: Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition by Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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American Presidents and First Ladies CD-ROM and Book by Tom Tierney Forty-two presidential couples — from George and Martha Washington to George and Laura Bush, each in 2 outfits, many historically accurate from inaugurals. Costume notes. 168 full-color images.
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In need of a presidential portrait? They're in here—starting with George Washington. John Adams is present, too, along with wife, Abigail. How about some social activists and drum-beaters? There's temperance agitator Carry Nation and Socialist Emma Goldman. Of course, a few villains are included — John Wilkes Booth is high on the list. Hundreds of pictures portray important Americans who greatly influenced this nation’s way of life prior to 1900. Captions provide concise biographical information on writers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, scholars, entertainers, business people, and other public figures. Among those included are Clara Barton, James Fenimore Cooper, Mathew Brady, Phillis Wheatley, Sitting Bull, Herman Melville, Eli Whitney, Robert E. Lee, Osceola Brigham Young, Jacob Riis, Thomas Eakins, and many others. This book includes a CD-ROM containing more than 450 royalty-free images scanned at 600 dpi and saved in six different formats (TIFF, PICT, EPS, BMP, as well as Internet-ready JPEG and GIF) System requirements: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 XP OR Macintosh, all versions; CD-ROM drive.
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