One United People: The Federalist Papers and the National Idea
University Press of Kentucky
Kentucky is most commonly associated with horses, tobacco fields, bourbon, and coal mines. There is much more to the state, though, than stories of feuding families and Colonel SandersÕ famous fried chicken. Kentucky has a rich and often compelling history, and James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter introduce readers to an exciting story that spans 12,000 years, looking at the lives of Kentuckians from Native Americans to astronauts. The Klotters examine all aspects of the stateÕs historyÑits geography, government, social life, cultural achievements, education, and economy. A Concise History of Kentucky recounts the events of the deadly frontier wars of the stateÕs early history, the divisive Civil War, and the shocking assassination of a governor in 1900. The book tells of KentuckyÕs leaders from Daniel Boone and Henry Clay to Abraham Lincoln, Mary Breckinridge, and Muhammad Ali. The authors also highlight the lives of Kentuckians, both famous and ordinary, to give a voice to history. The Klotters explore KentuckiansÕ accomplishments in government, medicine, politics, and the arts. They describe the writing and music that flowered across the state, and they profile the individuals who worked to secure equal rights for women and African Americans. The book explains what it was like to work in the coal mines and explains the daily routine on a nineteenth-century farm. The authors bring KentuckyÕs story to the twenty-first century and talk about the stateÕs modern economy, where auto manufacturing jobs are replacing traditional agricultural work. A collaboration of the state historian and an experienced educator, A Concise History of Kentucky is the best single resource for Kentuckians new and old who want to learn more about the past, present, and future of the Bluegrass State.
Какво казват хората - Напишете рецензия
Не намерихме рецензии на обичайните места.
Други издания - Преглед на всички
admits advantage affairs American appears argument asserts authority believes body called central checks chief citizens concept concerning Congress considers Constitution contends Convention course courts critics danger desire direct discussion distinct economic election elite entirely equally essay essential executive existence expressed extent fact faction federal Federalist feels force foreign give groups Hamilton hands House idea important individual institutions interests later laws least legislative legislature less liberty Madison maintains majority means measures national government nationalist nature necessary never notes objects observes opinion particular points political popular positive possess possible present president principles proposed protection Publius Publius's question reasons regard regime regulation remarks representatives republic republican require respect rule rulers says seems Senate separation single society strong suggests tend theory thinks tion true union United whole York