Alexander Hamilton: Founding Father is the story of one of America's great founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton. The book is a detailed account of this very important but controversial figure in American history. The story is a classic rags-to-riches one and begins with his childhood in the British West Indies.
"Great short summary of Alexander Hamilton's life"
From the 17th century to the 21st century, humans went from being almost universally agrarian with sailing vessels, muskets, and astrolabes being the most cutting-edge technology on the planet, to an era where the world is almost universally industrial or post-industrial with airplanes, cars, spaceships, computers, widespread electricity, and the ability to produce much more food than was ever possible before the Industrial Revolution.
Joan of Arc - Her very name inspires a sense of heroism and bravery. But the story of one of Europe's most valiant soldiers is plagued with intrigue and deception, and the brightness of her character obscured by charges of witchcraft and more. How did a peasant girl wind up leading a revolution? How did an illiterate pen letters to the leading men of her day? How was Joan transformed from a pious farm girl to a heretical witch, and ultimately into a Christian saint and martyr?
The Secrets of Blogging for Beginners is a guide to help you take on the opportunities that come with the advent of technology, such as making money by providing vital information to people through blogs. It'll take you through the requirements of starting a blog as a beginner and explain all the things you should do and avoid to ensure you fulfill the purpose of your blog.
This book is about the life and times of Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was one of our founding fathers. As a founding father, Franklin contributed to the development of the United States by participating in the American Revolution, working on the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, and acting as ambassador to England and France for the American colonies. But Franklin was not just a statesman and patriot. He was a versatile entrepreneur.
John Quincy Adams: The Often Ignored Sixth President of the United States tracks the life and times of John Quincy Adams from boyhood until his death. John Quincy was the first case of the son of a president of the United States taking office after the father. In many ways, the two President Adams were similar in temperament and in performance. Neither understood politics; neither had the common touch. Both of them were scholars, and in another era might have made a career of teaching or research.
In this deeply researched and yet still highly accessible book about the successor to Benedict XVI and Pope John Paul II, Steinburg takes us through Pope Francis' early days as a parish priest in Argentina, his Jesuit education, his role in Argentina's infamous "Dirty War", and his time as a bishop and a cardinal at the seat of the Catholic church in Rome.