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Ordinary Americans

U.S. History Through the Eyes of Everyday People

by Linda R. Monk

  • 161 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - General,
  • United States History (General),
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8386834M
    ISBN 100932765475
    ISBN 109780932765475
    OCLC/WorldCa28928006

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This book teaches years of American history through the eyes of ordinary people who actually lived it: African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans and Americans of European descent. The book uses autobiographical accounts, diaries, interviews, etc., to /5. And, it is the story of a prairie fire—begun by ordinary Americans who brilliantly and courageously fought back when our leaders refused to do so.

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5/5(3). Get this from a library. Ordinary Americans: Ordinary Americans book. history through the eyes of everyday people.

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And, it is the story of a prairie fire—begun by ordinary Americans who brilliantly and courageously fought back when our leaders refused to do so.

All in all, it is one of the best books about the law and American life that I ever have read." — Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland and The Invisible BridgeBrand: New Press, The. • Oh, and one last thing. If/when some of the twit-twats get out of line and commit vandalism or a crime or badmouth their bosses or government, who is providing this wonderful socialism, they will be summarily snatched out of their job or dormitory, given a quick trial, found guilty, and then sent to forced labor camps.

Ordinary Americans tells history as the average American actually lived it, covering years of U.S. history from a bottom-up rather than a top-down perspective. Drawn from letters, diaries, autobiographical accounts, and interviews, these Americans’ stories are funny, moving, exasperating, often inspiring.

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