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Travel in American History (How People Lived in America)

by Dana Meachen Rau

  • 183 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Weekly Reader Early Learning Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Travel,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Transportation,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11496957M
    ISBN 10083687210X
    ISBN 109780836872101
    OCLC/WorldCa64896936

    The Negro Motorist Green Book (also The Negro Motorist Green-Book, The Negro Travelers' Green Book, or simply the Green Book) was an annual guidebook for African-American was originated and published by African American, New York City mailman Victor Hugo Green from to , during the era of Jim Crow laws, when open and often legally prescribed discrimination against Author: Victor Hugo Green.   A series of travel books written for African Americans travelling in the segregated US of the last century, which listed the places in which they were allowed to stay, shop and eat, is being.

    Travel back in time and explore U.S. history from a Christian perspective with fascinating stories, hands-on activities, a timeline, and a student-created history notebook. Study the names of Jesus, learning about His character while reading from a grade-level Bible.   These American small towns are both charming and historic, perfect for a quick getaway or day trip. Exploring the history of a place is often the best part of travel, and one doesn’t have to be a history buff to truly appreciate the stories and events that have made a place what it is today. When traveling the world, you can go back to.

      The Passport in America:The History of a Document By Craig Robertson Oxford University Press pages, $ Forced to evacuate our homes with only one portable essential, some of us would grab. VisitTheUSA is the USA official guide for traveling the United States of America. Discover here all the information you need for your American holidays.


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Travel in American History (How People Lived in America) by Dana Meachen Rau Download PDF EPUB FB2

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“Here is geography the way it was supposed to. The Green Book, travel guide published (–67) during the segregation era in the U.S. that identified businesses that would accept black customers.

Compiled by Victor Hugo Green, a black postman, it helped make travel comfortable and safe for African Americans in the. The genre of travel literature encompasses outdoor literature, guide books, nature writing, and travel memoirs.

One early travel memoirist in Western literature was Pausanias, a Greek geographer of the 2nd century the early modern period, James Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides () helped shape travel memoir as a genre. For nearly 30 years, a guide called the “Negro Motorist Green Book” provided African Americans with advice on safe places to eat and sleep when they traveled through the Jim Crow-era United States.

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Biographies of generals, presidents, activists, etc. are fine, but celebrity bios, even celebrities who lived in turbulent times, will be removed. On The Road is a classic American travel book. It’s the semi-autobiographical story of Sal Paradise (based on Kerouac himself) & Dean Moriarty’s cross-country hitchhiking and train-hopping journey across rural America in the ’s.

InJamestown was founded by the Virginia Company. Inthe Mayflower landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts. The books collected here detail the history of these and other early English  colonists in America.

Many of the titles also explore the experiences and contributions of Native Americans and women in colonial life. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick.

Many, many alternate history ask how the world would be different if Germany had won World War II. And The Man in the High Castle is among the most well-known books that tackle that question.

Set in a version of America that is ruled by Japan and Germany, with a neutral zone in between, this book is gets a little loopy, but it’s a classic of the Author: Teresa Preston.

New England Primer () Learning the alphabet went hand in hand with learning Calvinist principles in early America. The phrase “In Adam’s fall, we sinned all,” taught children the first letter of the alphabet and the concept of original sin at the same time.

U.S. History covers the development of the United States from the history of early exploration through modern times. American historical people are presented in the context of the development of the American nation on political, economic, and social planes.

Written with a mixture of sad-eyed naiveté and wild ambition and imbued with Kerouac’s love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz, On the Road is the quintessential American vision of freedom and hope, a book that changed American literature and changed anyone who has ever picked it up.”.

More About the Book The information provided within the America's Best History Timeline in both the ebook and paperback was gleaned from various sources, as well as the knowledge and experience of the America's Best History staff, and should not be considered a scholarly work per se, but as a jumping off point for the reader to go into more detail about a particular topic of their interest.

I liked 'The Great Railroad Revolution'. It covered in mostly readable fashion an extremely important element of American history. The author is a Brit, and there were times when this viewpoint was an asset in the book and some times a weakness.

I wish he had included more about the railroad experience of countries other than the United by: 7. By one of America’s most widely-read historians, David McCullough, tells a compelling and readable story about the year the United States of America became exactly that.

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A comprehensive account of American history with blinders firmly removed and something a lot closer .