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Abraham Lincoln, Papers and Writings

by Abraham Lincoln

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln is a long-term project dedicated to identifying, imaging, and publishing all documents written by or to Abraham Lincoln during his lifetime (1809-1865).

Abraham Lincoln is one of...


George Washington

by Woodrow Wilson

"George Washington" is an intriguing biography of America's first president as told by the man who would later become its twenty-eighth, Woodrow Wilson. Wilson takes us on a journey from a look at Washington's...


Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle over Civil Rights

by Steven Levingston

"Kennedy and King is an unqualified masterpiece of historical narrative.... A landmark achievement."---Douglas Brinkley, New York Times bestselling author of Rosa Parks

"By reminding us of these great leaders...


LINCOLN – Complete 7 Volume Edition: Biographies, Speeches and Debates, Civil War Telegrams, Letters, Presidential Orders & Proclamations

by Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Carl Schurz & Joseph Choate et al.

This meticulously edited seven-volume edition explores in full detail the life and work of Abraham Lincoln. The collection contains complete writings of Abraham Lincoln from 1832 to 1865, as well as all of his...


The Watergate Scandal

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Watergate scandal in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Watergate scandal....


Nixon's White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever

by Patrick J. Buchanan

     From Vietnam to the Southern Strategy, from the opening of China to the scandal of Watergate, Pat Buchanan—speechwriter and senior adviser to President Nixon—tells the untold story of Nixon’s embattled...


Jackie's Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family

by Kathy McKeon

New York Times Bestseller

An endearing coming-of-age memoir by a young woman who spent thirteen years as Jackie Kennedy’s personal assistant and occasional nanny—and the lessons about life and love she learned...


Forging a President

by William Hazelgrove

"There are few sensations I prefer to that of galloping over these rolling limitless prairies, with rifle in hand, or winding my way among the barren, fantastic and grimly picturesque deserts of the so-called...


Avenging the People

by J.M. Opal

Most Americans know Andrew Jackson as a frontier rebel against political and diplomatic norms, a "populist" champion of ordinary people against the elitist legacy of the Founding Fathers. Many date the onset...


Lincoln's Yarns and Stories,

by Alexander K. McClure

A complete collection of the funny and witty anecdotes that made Abraham Lincoln famous as America's greatest story teller.

Whenever Abraham Lincoln wanted to make a strong point he usually began by saying, "Now,...


Oliver Cromwell

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Oliver Cromwell in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life of Oliver Cromwell....


James Monroe

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of James Monroe in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and presidency of James...


Thomas Jefferson - His permanent influence on American institutions

by John Sharp Williams

Very popularly written, these lectures are seven in number, and treat respectively of Jefferson as revolutionist, democratizer of state institutions, diplomat, democratizer of federal institutions, and president,...


Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty

by John B. Boles

"Magisterial... Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty is perhaps the finest one-volume biography of an American president." --Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post

From an eminent scholar of the American South,...


Thomas Jefferson

by John T. Morse

Originally published in 1898, Thomas Jefferson is a classic biography of the man who so deeply ingrained the republican ideals of the Founding Fathers into American society.

As such, it is the kind of work that...


The Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson – History Of The First Attempt to Impeach the President of The United States & The Trial that Followed

by Edmund G. Ross

Little is now known to the general public of the history of the attempt to remove President Andrew Johnson in 1868, on his impeachment by the House of Representatives and trial by the Senate for alleged high...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Franklin Benjamin

Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. It is often considered the first American book to...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Franklin Benjamin

Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. It is often considered the first American book to...


The Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952

by Irwin F. Gellman

The definitive account of Richard Nixon's congressional career, back in print with a new preface

Unsurpassed in the fifteen years since its original publication, Irwin F. Gellman's exhaustively researched work...


Farewell Speeches

by Barack Obama & Michelle Obama

The final speeches of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Both speeches were instant and moving landmarks, as well as stirring testaments to the time this inspiring...