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By William R Sanford

As iciness strangled the desert, John C. Frémont had to get his day trip occasion to California. dealing with sub-zero temperatures, meager nutrition offers, and American Indian warriors on their path, the explorer counted on one guy to steer the way in which: package Carson. The mountain guy and scout knew the uncharted West larger than a person. Carson led the social gathering throughout the deep snow over the Sierra Nevada Mountains to their vacation spot. Frémont said Carson's brave deeds and unparalleled talents, and the mountain guy grew to become a countrywide hero. Authors William R. Sanford and Carl R. eco-friendly discover the lifetime of this American frontier legend.

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By Christine L. Compston

In Earl Warren, Christine Compston examines how a guy with little judicial event grew to become one of many maximum preferrred courtroom leader justices within the historical past of the USA. A usual chief, Warren rose from a working-class formative years to develop into governor of California ahead of he was once appointed to the excellent courtroom. Warren had the braveness to make judgements that have been politically unpopular but constitutionally sound and morally correct, comparable to his first significant opinion Brown v. Board of Education, which desegregated faculties. by way of interpreting the lifetime of this remarkable pass judgement on, Earl Warren illuminates, with black-and-white photographs and illustrations all through, the struggles in the back of essentially the most profound occasions of the twentieth century, together with international battle II and the japanese internment, the civil rights circulation, the legal safety revolution (i.e. Miranda V. Arizona), and the research of President Kennedy's assassination.

Oxford pics are informative and insightful biographies of individuals whose lives formed their occasions and proceed to persuade ours. in line with the latest scholarship, they draw seriously on basic assets, together with writings through and approximately their matters. every one booklet is illustrated with a wealth of photos, files, memorabilia, framing the character and achievements of its topic opposed to the backdrop of history.

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Download E-books Dark Mysteries of the Vatican PDF

By H. Paul Jeffers

What The Vatican does not wish You To Know:

The lies. The conspiracies. The cover-ups. The truth.

Deep at the back of the partitions of the world's holiest website is a dense community of lies, corruption, and conspiracies fueling the Vatican's colossal and unchecked impression on international occasions. From the Holy Orders that confounded the commandment "Thou Shalt no longer Kill" to the scandals splashed throughout overseas headlines, the Vatican is not any longer shrouded in secret, legend, and secrecy.

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The Vatican's hidden ties to Nazi Germany and the Mafia

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H. Paul Jeffers is the writer of The Bilderberg Conspiracy, Freemasons: contained in the World's Oldest mystery Society and Freemasons in the USA: contained in the mystery Society, between fifty different books. He has seemed
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By Natalie Davis Miller

He conquered the object that just about took his existence At 5 years outdated, Cullen Jones approximately drowned. whereas a few humans could steer clear of water after that, Jones conquered his worry whilst his mom enrolled him in a swimming classification. not just did he discover ways to swim, he fast came upon that he was once an outstanding swimmer… and could turn into one of many world’s top. notice how religion, braveness, and tough paintings led Jones to win an Olympic gold medal and set a brand new international checklist in his occasion. discover what can take place in case you conquer worry and try to turn into all God calls you to be. features a own observe from Cullen Jones.

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By Johanna Urban

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