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FRANKLINisms John Scott
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Size: 5.06" x 7.81"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781495180422
FRANKLINisms. Ingenious and innovative wisdom from one of the world's greatest inventors and diplomats Read hundreds of motivational words from one of America's founding father's, pioneer, military man and contributor. A revolutionary library of thought! Here are just a few: -A PENNEY SAVED IS A PENNEY EARNED. -TELL ME AND I FORGET, TEACH ME AND I MAY REMEMBER, INVOLVE ME AND I LEARN. -WHERE THERE'S MARRIAGE WITHOUT LOVE, THERE WILL BE LOVE WITHOUT MARRIAGE. -LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR, BUT DON'T PULL DOWN YOUR HEDGE. -LITTLE STROKES FELL GREAT OAKS. -GOD HELPS THEM, THAT HELPS THEMSELVES. -HE THAT WOULD THRIVE, MUST ASK HIS WIFE. -IF YOU WILL NOT HEAR REASON, SHE WILL SURELY R ...
The American Crisis Remarkable Books
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Size: 6" x 9"
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The American Crisis is a powerful pamphlet series written by one of America's least appreciated founding fathers, Thomas Paine. Paine originally wrote and published the pamphlets between 1776 to 1783. George Washington was so moved by Paine's words that he ordered his officers to read the December 1776 issue to the entire Continental Army prior to going into battle, before he crossed the Delaware on his way to victory at Trenton, New Jersey. Paine's first pamphlet began with the immortal line "THESE are the times that try men's souls." Overall, the pamphlets bolstered the morale of the colonies and the Continental Congress while starkly illustrating to the English people the ...
The Kentucky Kidnappings and Death March: The Revolutionary War at Ruddell's Fort and Martin's Station Russell Mahan
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Size: 6" x 9"
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The Kentucky Kidnappings and Death March: The Revolutionary War at Ruddell's Fort and Martin's Station. In 1780, during the Revolutionary War, Kentucky was invaded by 200 British and Canadian soldiers and 800 Native American warriors. They surrounded and compelled to surrender two small American settlements called Ruddell’s Fort and Martin’s Station. The people there were simply farmers with families. At Ruddell’s Fort British Captain Henry Bird promised that settlers would be protected from the Indians and remain in the custody of the English. As soon as the gates opened in surrender, the Indians rushed in, killing some settlers and brutally seizing the rest as slaves, adoptees and p ...