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The Facts of Reconstruction

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John R. Lynch


After the American Civil War, John R. Lynch, who had been a slave in Mississippi, began his political career in 1869 by first becoming Justi…

President Lincoln's Attitude Towards Slavery and Emancipation

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Henry Watson Wilbur


A review of events prior to, during and following the American Civil War bringing an insightful perspective on Lincoln's true attitude towar…

The Story of Manhattan

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Charles Hemstreet


The history of New York City is told as a story, in few words. It begins with Henry Hudson's discovery of Manhattan in 1609. And it finishe…

The Witches of New York

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Q. K. Philander Doesticks


A humorous account of visits to various fortune tellers, card readers, seers, and other "witches" of New York. Written by Q.K. Phi…

Bk4,C5-Montezuma swears allegiance to Spain,royal treasures

In History of the Conquest of Mexico

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William H. Prescott


Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold,And many goodly states and kingdoms seen;Round many western islands have I beenWhich bards in fe…

CH.9 DOMESTIC

In Twentieth Century Inventions: A Forecast

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George Sutherland


This work from 1901 predicts what technological developments will manifest in the twentieth century. The author, a technical journalist, pre…

19 Applied Science II: Wireless Telegraphy and Telephony

In The Outline of Science, Vol 3

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J. Arthur Thomson


The Outline of Science was written specifically with the man-on-the-street in mind as the target audience. Covering scientific subjects rang…

09 - Chapter 8 - Education and slavery, A mob murder, The Agassiz theory of rac…

In Autobiography Memories and Experiences, Volume 1

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Moncure D. Conway and Moncure Daniel Conway


Moncure Daniel Conway was an American abolitionist, Unitarian, clergyman and author. This first volume of his autobiography covers roughly t…

24- The Arrest

In Clotel, or, The President's Daughter

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William Wells Brown


Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is a novel by William Wells Brown (1814-84), a fugitive from slavery and abolitionist and was published…

Birdseye View of Far Lands

In First Chapter Collection 001

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James T. Nichols


"Are you wishing sometimes that you had a good book which you don't know, that you might just read and enjoy? The goal of this collecti…

Private Security Personnel and Military Functions, Accuracy, Reliability, and C…

In Report of the Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contracto…

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United States Senate Committee on Armed Services


The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan, which reported in September 2010, was precipitated b…

The Case Against Introspection

In American Psychology, 1900-1922

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Knight Dunlap


This is the first of what is intended to be three projects featuring journal articles which chart the development of psychology as an academ…

29 - Of Baptism, pt 2

In Institutes of the Christian Religion, Book 4

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John Calvin


Institutes of the Christian Religion is John Calvin's seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly influential in the Western worl…

The Body Machine and its Work, Part 1

In The Outline of Science, Vol 2

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J. Arthur Thomson


The Outline of Science was written specifically with the man-on-the-street in mind as the target audience. Covering scientific subjects rang…