The Council of Nicea was not clerics in a dark and ornate hall. It was brawls in churchyards; it was emperors and governors fighting to save the empire; it was political intrigue as the governments of church and state blended into a volatile stew. It was the way a fringe group of peace-loving communal worshipers of a crucified Palestinian prophet conquered the Roman Empire.
Each quotation is explained to deliver the exact meaning of his sayings and his ideas. American values remain untouchable, even as life changes at a record pace. Lincoln was one of the great men who inspired those very values - the one who brought true freedom to our nation and to every inhabitant. So in these trying times, who better to help you stay the course than the founding father himself, whose words remain the bedrock of our nation even more than a century after his death.
Competition has been a common thread in Bill Gates' life since he was born. Both of his parents had competitive careers and expected no less from him. Whether playing sports or excelling in the classroom, he was pressured to excel and rewarded for success. But how can something as simple as winning prizes for soccer games translate into becoming the richest man in the world?
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This biography follows the rise of an unassuming child who would come to successfully manage the greatest crisis in American history. Without education or experience, Lincoln brought together a successful team that oversaw the emancipation of the slaves, the war between the North and the South, and the reconstruction of half of the country. This book offers you lessons that can be taken from Lincoln's life and applied to your own.
It lasted four-and-a-half years, left cities, towns and vast tracts of land as blasted wildernesses, and cost the lives of 16 million people. Packed with fascinating detail, this publication presents a penetrating portrait of World War I. It sets the scene by examining the seismic train of events that led to war, charts its progress through key battles, and concludes by examining how the post-war punishments meted out to Germany set the world on course for the next global conflict.
Everyone dreams of getting rich, but succeeding in the competitive business world of today is a real challenge that most entrepreneurs aren't fully aware of. Donald J. Trump is, nowadays, one of the most controversial figures in the American political scene, as well as one of the wealthiest men in the country. Get the 10 best quotations by this influential father of five who chose not to settle with the success of his career and set himself the goal of achieving the presidency, and find the keys to your own success and fortune.
The American Civil War, one of the most violent wars ever fought, started in reality in 1850, when the Compromise of 1850 deposed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and made "Popular Vote", by which the decision would be made, to designate a state free or slave. Kansas became the test, northerners and southerners both pour into the territory, voting to make that new state what either side preferred.
These are just a few of my favorite stories of how our country started. The brave men and women in this book are only a fraction of the American heroes who have given all of their energies to make America what it is today. I hope future generations will follow their examples.