Books tagged: thomas jefferson

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On the Constitutionality of a National Bank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1791, The First Bank of the United States was a financial innovation proposed and supported by Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury. Hamilton believed that a national bank was necessary to stabilize and improve the nation's credit, and to improve financial order, clarity, and precedence of the United States government under the newly enacted Constitution.
Gold Standard: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
We note that the true value of gold is a promise to pay or accept as payment, no different from paper money. We show debasing currency is folly, and pegging the price of gold above the international market is the better way. Some comments on debt, wealth of nations and ethics included. Some historical commentary supports the propositions.
Nullification: Reclaiming the Consent of the Governed
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
In this second installment of The Wilson Files, we collect some of Dr. Wilson's most sagacious writings on the topic of nullification and the unenumerated rights reserved to the several sovereign States that comprise the confederation known as the United States of America.
The Case for Meritocracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,570. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
What would happen if smart people rather than military people were in charge, if people of knowledge ruled rather than people of wealth? The world would be transformed. Humanity would undergo a wondrous metamorphosis. A political system exists that can deliver this New World Order... a world where intelligence becomes the most valued resource. It’s called Meritocracy.
Thomas Jefferson – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » North America
Thomas Jefferson – patriot, author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, … this is just the short version of this man’s accomplishments. A truly amazing man that was a Founding Father of America.
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
Thomas Jefferson: Founding Father
Thomas Jefferson was a lawyer and farmer. He was wrote the Declaration of Independence and went on to become the third President of the US. Find out more about our third president and how he helped found the United States. Ages 10 and up. Reading Level: 7.5
Rights in America, Bills of Attainder and the Ninth Amendment
Price: Free! Words: 36,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
While rights in America have always been cherished, many people today misunderstand the source of their rights. They have come to believe that government is the grantor of rights. The flipside of this belief is that government can also take them away. Such a view conflicts with that of the founders, who gave us the ban on bills of attainder and 9th Amendment to forever protect our natural rights.
One Drop of Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,620. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The accidental drowning of her young son shattered Lisa Griffin’s perfect life. She finds her own breath again as she writes the gripping narrative of slave Sally Hemings’ relationship with her white master and eventual president, Thomas Jefferson. As she gives Sally the voice she never had, Lisa finds her own way to freedom from an oppressive marriage to an older African American surgeon.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.