By James A. Kushlan,Kirsten N. Hines
Key Biscayne is an island paradise umbilically hooked up to Miami through a three-and-a-half-mile-long causeway. Its recorded historical past is likely one of the longest in North the US, beginning 5 centuries in the past with Juan Ponce de León’s arrival, the second one respectable touchdown of Europeans in North the USA after Columbus. for hundreds of years, Key Biscayne was once an incredible landmark for Gulf circulate mariners, and the Cape Florida Lighthouse, in-built 1825, is the oldest closing constitution within the zone. the foremost was once the positioning of an notorious Indian assault, a moment Seminole struggle army base, medical expeditions, a Civil struggle raid, a tropical plantation, and at last a residential village and county, nation, and nationwide parks. whilst the foremost served as Richard Nixon’s holiday White condo, its around the world status grew. Key Biscayne now hosts a multinational neighborhood and millions of tourists annually.
By William A. Cormier
By Ellen Baumler
By Mt. Healthy Bicentennial Committee,Don Crank,Gregg Cutter,Bill Geisen,Steve Harness,Juie Turner
The Bicentennial Veterans ebook Committee
By William Armstrong
Bill Armstrong, a reporter for The day-by-day Kent Stater, lined the first campaigns of Sen. Kennedy and Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, labored on the Republican nationwide conference, after which traveled all through Ohio with the presidential campaigns of Hubert H. Humphrey, George C. Wallace and Richard M. Nixon. Ohio used to be a battleground country the place applicants argued over the problems of law-and-order, civil rights and peace.
Meanwhile, a younger band of recent Left revolutionaries have been developing demonstrations that alarmed the rustic. After disrupting Nixon’s Inauguration, they became their recognition to fomenting campus upheaval, particularly at Kent kingdom college. Congress held hearings to profit who was once in the back of all this.
The writer saw those actions first-hand. My ’68 is his own mirrored image on a rare yr, advised with prepared perception and self-deprecating humor in a fashion that places the days in context. everybody who lived via 1968 and its aftermaths will establish with this narrative.
By April Clawson,Kjirstin Youngberg
By Sara Dant
Losing Eden strains the environmental historical past and improvement of the yank West and explains how the land has formed and been formed by way of the folk who stay there.
- Discusses key occasions and themes from the Beringia migration, Columbian trade, and federal territorial acquisition to post-war enlargement, source exploitation, and weather change
- Structures the insurance round 3 very important topics: balancing financial good fortune and ecological safety; fending off "the tragedy of the commons"; and reaching sustainability
- Contains an available, up to date narrative written by way of a professional student and professor that vitamins various college-level survey or seminar classes on US, American West, or environmental history
- Incorporates student-friendly gains, together with definitions of key words, instructed interpreting sections, and over 30 illustrations
By Clarence Lang
By FWP Federal Writers Project