This style f writing makes sense for him to use, since Ellis has written a number of other biographical books about these two men and their counterparts, such as American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson and Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams, both critically acclaimed and regarded as two of the best books on our second and third presidents. Ellis’ juxtaposition of these seemingly
A People’s History of the United States In the 1980 non-fiction novel, A People's History of the United States, Howard Zinn analyzes history by presenting various perspectives to his readers in an insightful manner which is said to be "a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories. "["HowardZinn.org"] Howard Zinn was not only a writer in his 98 years of life, he was also an activist, historian, and world war two fighter pilot before earning a Ph.D from Columbia University in 1958 and writing several notable novels and an autobiography["HowardZinn.org"]. A Peoples History of the United States (Zinn's most well known work) presents an account of history told from the perspective of slaves, revolutionaries, and lower class men of America beginning with the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Greater Antilles in the Fall of 1492. [Pickering] Zinn uses diary entries and analysis to describe how Columbus, inspired by Marco Polo and working for the Spanish crown, arrives in America and brutally captures Native Americans in hope of finding gold and other trade goods so that he may return to Europe; he later goes on to
Title Page History 1301. 07 Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-4:45 John Quincy Adams: The Critical Years Robert A. East New York, Bookman Associates, Inc. 1962 Author Robert Abraham East was a gifted writer. He has many books out today called Business Enterprise in the American Revolutionary Era, John Adams (Twayne’s World Leaders Series; Twis 78), Connecticut’s Loyalists (Connecticut Bicentennial Series), John Quincy Adams: The Critical Years 1785-1794, and Previously Unpublished Writings of Robert A. East.
True Story. (1994-210). Allan Pinkerton Biography. Retrieved from http://www.biography.com/articles/Allan-Pinkerton-9441102 (2004). Allan Pinkerton - A New Life, Creates Detective Business, America's Scotland Yard, The Molly Maguire’s Read more: Allan Pinkerton - A New Life, Creates Detective Business, America's Scotland Yard, The Molly Maguire.
Bruce Catton (1899-1978) was a Civil War specialist whose early career included reporting for various newspapers. In 1854 he receives both the Pulitzer Prize for historical work and the National Book Award. He served as director of information for the United States Department of Commerce and wrote many books, including Mr. Lincoln’s Army (1951), Glory Road (1952), A Stillness at Appomattox (1953), The Hallowed Ground (1956), America Goes to War (1958), The Coming Fury (1961), Terrible Swift Sword (1963), Never Call Retreat (1966), Waiting for the Morning Train: An American Boyhood (1972), and Gettysburg: The Final Fury (1974). For five years, Catton edited American Heritage. "GRANT AND LEE: A STUDY IN CONTRASTS" by Bruce Catton “Grant
On July 12, 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau was born. Thoreau was an American author, philosopher, and transcendentalist. Thoreau attended Harvard and graduated in 1837, then began his career on teaching. But later quit his teaching career, and moved in with his friend Emerson. Emerson was already known to be an American philosophers and to be studying transcendentalism.
Jacob Riis was a very influential person of his time. He used writing and photography to his advantage. Jacob Riis lived through the New Progressive Era, and he made a vast change to America throughout his life. Jacob Riis made the citizens of New York City aware of how bad the living conditions of tenements were. Throughout his life time living in New York City, he did his best to improve these conditions.
Bibliographical Entry Burns, J. M. (1978). Leadership. New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers. Biographical Sketch of Author James MacGregor Burns is a Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential biographer and pioneer in the study of leadership. He received his B.A from Williams College in 1939 and served as an army combat historian in World War II.
In high school, Constant had her first literary work published, a poem titled “The Dream Tree”. Throughout college, she continued to write poems, along with plays. Three of her plays were produced at Oklahoma City University, while her children’s plays were published in various collections. Constant also wrote articles for Holland’s Household, Southwest Review, and Reader’s Digest. Articles weren’t the only writings published in magazines.