Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
In this riping yarn, President Theodore Roosevelt has left Washington D.C., embarking on his historic train trip through the American West. Little does he know that assassination awaits him in Portland, Oregon. Since life is never simple, Sage Adair also learns of young boys who need rescuing. As the presidential train and the boys’ doom rush ever closer, every crucial answer remains elusive.
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
FDR liked to snack on donuts? Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Teddy Roosevelt had a pig named 'Maude?' Truman lived in poverty for awhile after his presidency? These and other fascinating tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The third of four volumes.
George Clarke Musgrave landed in Cuba a warm sympathiser with Spain but for two years he served with the revolutionaries and experienced their suffering. He repeatedly crossed the lines carrying despatches from the insurgent Cuban Government to the Americans and was twice imprisoned, three times wounded, barely rescued from a spy's death and finally arrested and deported under threat of execution.
Epic true adventure story based on Theodore Roosevelt's dangerous, unforgettable 1914 expedition down the "River of Doubt," an unknown river in the heart of Brazil's Amazon jungle. Written for big screen cinema.
In 1898, the United States embarked on a war that would alter the trajectory of the nation forever. The war itself was short and is often forgotten. But it made America a world power, gave birth to a modern navy and catapulted Theodore Roosevelt to the Presidency. This history is a very brief introduction, thoroughly researched and written in a lively and accessible style.
This book examines the Nobel Peace lectures for uses of affection, attention, affiliation and time. Those lectures contain a rich pool of material describing advanced concepts for social maturity. The recurring themes are calls for world police, elaborated treaties, mutually beneficial agreements and optimism about our future.