The True Story Behind Lincoln's Gettysburg Address by Jennifer Armstrong, Albert Lorenz

By Jennifer Armstrong, Albert Lorenz

Four ranking and 7 years ago...
So starts off probably the most vital speeches within the background of the USA — Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg tackle. Given on a chilly November day, it wasn't a lot of a speech, rather — quite a few feedback. now not intended to be remembered.
But those few comments were remembered. Why? What was once the real that means at the back of them? the place did they arrive from? Why is it so vital that we always remember what President Lincoln stated on that chilly November day?

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Daughter of Xanadu by Dori Jones Yang

By Dori Jones Yang

Athletic and robust willed, Princess Emmajin's made up our minds to do what no lady has performed earlier than: develop into a warrior within the military of her grandfather, the nice Khan Khubilai. within the Mongol international the one approach to in attaining appreciate is to teach bravery and win glory at the battlefield. the very last thing she desires is the distraction of the foreigner Marco Polo, who demanding situations her ideals within the gardens of Xanadu. Marco has no abilities within the "manly arts" of the Mongols: horse racing, archery, and wrestling. nonetheless, he charms the Khan along with his wit and story-telling. Emmajin sees a special Marco as they trip throughout 13th-century China, looking 'dragons' and scuffling with elephant-back warriors. Now she faces a unique conflict as she struggles along with her charm in the direction of Marco and her magnificent aim of profitable reputation as a soldier.

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