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Witness to History

Acquisitions Editor: Laura Davulis

Series Editors: Peter Charles Hoffer and Williamjames Hull Hoffer

Each book focuses on a single event, easily compassed in time and place, and allows student to see the past through the eyes of the people who lived at the time.

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No Place for Saints
Mobs and Mormons in Jacksonian America

Adam Jortner

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The Webster-Hayne Debate
Defining Nationhood in the Early American Republic

Christopher Childers

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Charging Up San Juan Hill
Theodore Roosevelt and the Making of Imperial America

John R. Van Atta

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John Quincy Adams and the Gag Rule, 1835–1850

Peter Charles Hoffer

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Selma’s Bloody Sunday
Protest, Voting Rights, and the Struggle for Racial Equality

Robert A. Pratt

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The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798
Testing the Constitution

Terri Diane Halperin

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The Fate of the Revolution
Virginians Debate the Constitution

Lorri Glover

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Hell Before Their Very Eyes
American Soldiers Liberate Concentration Camps in Germany, April 1945

John C. McManus

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Shays's Rebellion
Authority and Distress in Post-Revolutionary America

Sean Condon

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Glorious Victory
Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans

Donald R. Hickey

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Wolf by the Ears
The Missouri Crisis, 1819–1821

John R. Van Atta

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Coxey's Army
Popular Protest in the Gilded Age

Benjamin F. Alexander

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Blood on Steel
Chicago Steelworkers and the Strike of 1937

Michael Dennis

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Prelude to Revolution
The Salem Gunpowder Raid of 1775

Peter Charles Hoffer

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My Lai
An American Atrocity in the Vietnam War

William Thomas Allison

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When Benjamin Franklin Met the Reverend Whitefield
Enlightenment, Revival, and the Power of the Printed Word

Peter Charles Hoffer

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The Huron-Wendat Feast of the Dead
Indian-European Encounters in Early North America

Erik R. Seeman

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King Philip's War
Colonial Expansion, Native Resistance, and the End of Indian Sovereignty

Daniel R. Mandell

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Bloodshed at Little Bighorn
Sitting Bull, Custer, and the Destinies of Nations

Tim Lehman

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The Caning of Charles Sumner
Honor, Idealism, and the Origins of the Civil War

Williamjames Hull Hoffer

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