By Francis Russell
The e-book opens with George Washington's effective trip to long island urban for his inauguration as first president of the U.S.. It ends with Abraham Lincoln's solemn farewell to Springfield as he's taking a educate to Washington to develop into the 16th - and virtually the final - president of a rustic torn through the secession of 7 of its states.
In among, historian Francis Russell vividly information the occasions that first molded the yank lifestyle and gave the younger country the need and skill to survive.
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