Builders of Our Country, Book II

by Gertrude van Duyn Southworth

Description:  A lively account of American history told through 31 biographies, beginning with Patrick Henry at the start of the Revolution and ending with Andrew Carnegie at the close of the 19th century. The biographies are so chosen as to acquaint the reader with the chief personages and events in our national life, by including many vivid pictures of each.

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Ages:  10-12
Length:  319 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2017
ISBN:  978-1-59915-233-2
Genres:  History, American History

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Table of Contents

1. Patrick Henry
2. Samuel Adams
3. George Washington before the Revolution
4. George Washington, Commander and President
5. Philip Schuyler and Burgoyne's Campaign
6. Nathanael Greene
7. John Paul Jones
8. Lafayette
9. Alexander Hamilton
10. Thomas Jefferson
11. Daniel Boone
12. Whitney and Howe
13. Robert Fulton
14. George Stephenson
15. Oliver Hazard Perry
16. Thomas Macdonough

17. Andrew Jackson
18. Henry Clay
19. Daniel Webster
20. De Witt Clinton and the Erie Canal
21. Samuel F. B. Morse and His Successors
22. Abraham Lincoln before 1861
23. President Lincoln and the Civil War
24. Ulysses S. Grant
25. Robert E. Lee
26. David Glasgow Farragut
27. Cyrus McCormick
28. Clara Barton
29. George Dewey
30. Edison and Hoe
31. Andrew Carnegie
32. The United States of America

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