American Heroes (Volume 6)
James A. Crutchfield
Between 1753, when he was commissioned as a major of Virginia militia, and 1775, when the Second Continental Congress named him Commander-in-Chief of all colonial military forces, George Washington...
American Heroes (Volume 5)
William Groneman, III
Perhaps no other figure in American history is more shrouded in myth and legend than David ("Davy") Crockett, the Tennessee frontiersman whose death at the Alamo in 1836 insured his place...
American Heroes (Volume 4)
An important protector of the American wilderness, John Muir emigrated from Scotland to the United States in 1849 and became a widely sought expert in botany, glaciers, and forestry. He...
American Heroes (Volume 3)
Dale L. Walker
Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919) defied the conventions of her era. Born and raised on a farm in Oswego, New York, Walker became one of a handful of female physicians in the nation-and became a...
American Heroes (Volume 2)
Lori Van Pelt
Amelia Earhart (1897–1937) earned her pilot’s wings in her early twenties and became the best-known female aviator of her time—probably of all time. During her two-decade...
American Heroes (Volume 1)
The Nez Percé people lived in peace with white intruders in their homelands from the time of Lewis & Clark until 1863 when a treaty called for the tribe's removal to a reservation in Idaho....
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