The Pioneers

The Pioneers

  • Author : David McCullough
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 352
  • ISBN-10 : 150116869X
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The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would define our country. As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. A Massachusetts minister named Manasseh Cutler was instrumental in opening this vast territory to veterans of the Revolutionary War and their families for settlement. Included in the Northwest Ordinance were three remarkable conditions: freedom of religion, free universal education, and most importantly, the prohibition of slavery. In 1788 the first band of pioneers set out from New England for the Northwest Territory under the leadership of Revolutionary War veteran General Rufus Putnam. They settled in what is now Marietta on the banks of the Ohio River. McCullough tells the story through five major characters: Cutler and Putnam; Cutler’s son Ephraim; and two other men, one a carpenter turned architect, and the other a physician who became a prominent pioneer in American science. “With clarity and incisiveness, [McCullough] details the experience of a brave and broad-minded band of people who crossed raging rivers, chopped down forests, plowed miles of land, suffered incalculable hardships, and braved a lonely frontier to forge a new American ideal” (The Providence Journal). Drawn in great part from a rare and all-but-unknown collection of diaries and letters by the key figures, The Pioneers is a uniquely American story of people whose ambition and courage led them to remarkable accomplishments. “A tale of uplift” (The New York Times Book Review), this is a quintessentially American story, written with David McCullough’s signature narrative energy.

The Pioneers

The Pioneers [James Fenimore Cooper]

  • Author : James Fenimore Cooper
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 412
  • ISBN-10 : 1513274473
Set in 1793 and 1794, The Pioneers tracks the changes of a small town called Templeton, built on the advancing frontier of New York. Natty Bumppo, a hero r … GET BOOK
The Pioneer

The Pioneer [Bridget Tyler]

  • Author : Bridget Tyler
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 0062658085
A 2020 LITA Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Book! Packed with action and unexpected twists, this addictive page-turner i … GET BOOK
The Pioneers

The Pioneers [Cooper J.F.]

  • Author : Cooper J.F.
  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 5521064451
The Pioneers enters of Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales, and the one that incorporates most fully his own experience of growing up in a town of the America … GET BOOK
The Pioneers

The Pioneers [J.F. Cooper]

  • Author : J.F. Cooper
  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 5875099321
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The Pioneers

The Pioneers [Ballantyne, R. M.]

  • Author : Ballantyne, R. M.
  • Publisher : Delmarva Publications, Inc.
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Explorers
  • Total Pages : 126
  • ISBN-10 :
“The world is round,” said somebody in ancient times to somebody else. “Not at all; it is flat-flat as a pancake,” replied somebody else to somebod … GET BOOK
Heading West

Heading West [Pat McCarthy]

  • Author : Pat McCarthy
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Total Pages : 144
  • ISBN-10 : 1613741995
Tracing the vivid saga of Native American and pioneer men, women, and children, this guide covers the colonial beginnings of the westward expansion to the … GET BOOK
The Pioneers

The Pioneers [R. M. Ballantyne]

  • Author : R. M. Ballantyne
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 102
  • ISBN-10 : 1473346029
“The Pioneers” is a historical children's novel by Scottish author R. M. Ballantyne, first published in 1872. Set in the American Old West, this exciti … GET BOOK
The Pioneers of Psychoanalysis in South America

The Pioneers of Psychoanalysis in South America [Nydia Lisman-Pieczanski,Alberto Pieczanski]

  • Author : Nydia Lisman-Pieczanski,Alberto Pieczanski
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Psychology
  • Total Pages : 538
  • ISBN-10 : 1317625145
Shortly before and during World War II many European psychoanalysts found refuge in South America, concentrated in Buenos Aires. Here, together with local … GET BOOK
The Pioneers’ Story : Howell- Hickling

The Pioneers’ Story : Howell- Hickling [Carolyn M. Miehle]

  • Author : Carolyn M. Miehle
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Total Pages : 92
  • ISBN-10 :
The Pioneers’ Story traces the lives of the Howell and Hickling families as they made their way from Wales and England, immigrating to Canada, to a land … GET BOOK
Ecclesiastes and the Pioneers

Ecclesiastes and the Pioneers [Compilation]

  • Author : Compilation
  • Publisher : TEACH Services, Inc.
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Bible
  • Total Pages : 89
  • ISBN-10 : 1572584866
The following is the result of a somewhat comprehensive search of the writings of the Pioneers of the Seventh-day Adventist movement, including those of El … GET BOOK
History of Wayne county, Ohio, from the days of the pioneers and the first settlers to the present time

History of Wayne county, Ohio, from the days of the pioneers and the first settlers to the present time [Ben Douglass]

  • Author : Ben Douglass
  • Publisher : Dalcassian Publishing Company
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Wayne County (Ohio)
  • Total Pages : 868
  • ISBN-10 :
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Rutledges of Australia

Rutledges of Australia [Troy Anthony Woolls Rutledge]

  • Author : Troy Anthony Woolls Rutledge
  • Publisher : Rutledge EPUBliser
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Reference
  • Total Pages : 159
  • ISBN-10 : 0648379132
Rutledge pioneers to a distant colony now called Australia. … GET BOOK
The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660

The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660 [Charles Henry Pope]

  • Author : Charles Henry Pope
  • Publisher : Genealogical Publishing Com
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Reference
  • Total Pages : 252
  • ISBN-10 : 080630278X
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The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna

The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna [Cooper, James]

  • Author : Cooper, James
  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 438
  • ISBN-10 : 1773135759
The story takes place on the rapidly advancing frontier of New York State and features an elderly Leatherstocking (Natty Bumppo), Judge Marmaduke Temple of … GET BOOK
Into the Prairie

Into the Prairie [Rosanne Bittner]

  • Author : Rosanne Bittner
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 256
  • ISBN-10 : 1429985232
With her Westward America! novels, beloved novelist Rosanne Bittner tells the personal stories of some of the brave pioneers who settled this country's ear … GET BOOK
The Pioneers; a Tale of the Western Wilderness

The Pioneers; a Tale of the Western Wilderness [R. M. Ballantyne]

  • Author : R. M. Ballantyne
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 63
  • ISBN-10 :
"The Pioneers; a Tale of the Western Wilderness" by R. M. Ballantyne. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses … GET BOOK
Make: Like The Pioneers

Make: Like The Pioneers [The Editors of Make:]

  • Author : The Editors of Make:
  • Publisher : Maker Media, Inc.
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Total Pages : 122
  • ISBN-10 : 1680450506
You may have mastered Arduino and 3D printing, but what will you make when the power goes out? This book, featuring projects drawn from previous issues of … GET BOOK
The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper - Delphi Classics

The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper - Delphi Classics [James Fenimore Cooper]

  • Author : James Fenimore Cooper
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 311
  • ISBN-10 : 1788774000
This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘T … GET BOOK
The Pioneers

The Pioneers [Katharine Susannah Prichard]

  • Author : Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 260
  • ISBN-10 :
"The Pioneers" by Katharine Susannah Prichard. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well … GET BOOK
The Pioneers: Early African-American Leaders in Pine Bluff, Arkansas

The Pioneers: Early African-American Leaders in Pine Bluff, Arkansas [Bettye J. Williams]

  • Author : Bettye J. Williams
  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 342
  • ISBN-10 : 1480871923
The Pioneers: Early African-American Leaders in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, pays tribute to generations of African-American leaders who helped shape the town, Je … GET BOOK
Key Thinkers in Critical Communication Scholarship

Key Thinkers in Critical Communication Scholarship [John A. Lent,Michelle Amazeen]

  • Author : John A. Lent,Michelle Amazeen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Social Science
  • Total Pages : 252
  • ISBN-10 : 1137463414
The personal anecdotes and candid reflections on the lives and work of these important critical scholars, and their predictions on the future of the field, … GET BOOK
The Pioneer's Way

The Pioneer's Way [Jennifer Hayden Epperson]

  • Author : Jennifer Hayden Epperson
  • Publisher : Bombardier Books
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Total Pages : 534
  • ISBN-10 : 1642934585
Senseless school shootings, cure-defying epidemics, threats of environmental disaster: these are the kinds of headlines that riddle the news every day. The … GET BOOK
One Hundred Sixty Acres of Dirt

One Hundred Sixty Acres of Dirt [Marsha Arzberger]

  • Author : Marsha Arzberger
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 265
  • ISBN-10 : 1631951572
This colorful history of pioneer life in Arizona sheds light on the experiences of the homesteader families who founded the Kansas Settlement. In 1909, fif … GET BOOK
China's Silent Army

China's Silent Army [Heriberto Araújo,Juan Pablo Cardenal]

  • Author : Heriberto Araújo,Juan Pablo Cardenal
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 368
  • ISBN-10 : 1846145406
China's Silent Army is a revealing and gripping piece of investigative journalism into the unknown extent of China's global power, from China-based reporte … GET BOOK
Rutledges of New Zealand

Rutledges of New Zealand [Troy Anthony Woolls Rutledge]

  • Author : Troy Anthony Woolls Rutledge
  • Publisher : Rutledge EPUBliser
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Reference
  • Total Pages : 76
  • ISBN-10 : 0648379140
The Rutledges, Ruttledges, Routledges, arrived by boat in the colony that became a nation, New Zealand. … GET BOOK
Integrating the Charleston Police Force

Integrating the Charleston Police Force [Eugene Frazier Sr.]

  • Author : Eugene Frazier Sr.
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Social Science
  • Total Pages : 112
  • ISBN-10 : 1439669716
The civil rights era in the United States was a turbulent time of struggle and protest, with groups making history all across the nation. African American … GET BOOK
Tropical Medicine

Tropical Medicine [Gordon Cook]

  • Author : Gordon Cook
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Medical
  • Total Pages : 296
  • ISBN-10 : 9780080559391
This superbly illustrated work provides short accounts of the lives and scientific contributions of all of the major pioneers of Tropical Medicine. Largely … GET BOOK
An address delivered before the Pioneer and Historical Society of Pickaway County

An address delivered before the Pioneer and Historical Society of Pickaway County [Alfred Williams]

  • Author : Alfred Williams
  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 14
  • ISBN-10 : 587203993X
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Adventure to the Pioneer Prairie!

Adventure to the Pioneer Prairie! [Carole Marsh]

  • Author : Carole Marsh
  • Publisher : Gallopade International
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Total Pages : 118
  • ISBN-10 : 0635080338
In this adventure, Ms. Bogus' class goes back in time to the pioneer era. They learn (a lot more than they want to!) about he Dust Bowl, sodbusting, Prairi … GET BOOK
Daniel Boone: The Pioneer of Kentucky

Daniel Boone: The Pioneer of Kentucky [John S. C. Abbott]

  • Author : John S. C. Abbott
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 495
  • ISBN-10 :
"Daniel Boone: The Pioneer of Kentucky" by John S. C. Abbott. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every g … GET BOOK
The Pioneer Farmer and Backwoodsman

The Pioneer Farmer and Backwoodsman [Edwin C. Guillet]

  • Author : Edwin C. Guillet
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 376
  • ISBN-10 : 1487598041
In this lavishly illustrated new book, the author of Early Life in Upper Canada and other famous histories of pioneer days, relates the story of the Canadi … GET BOOK
Sustainable Luxury and Social Entrepreneurship

Sustainable Luxury and Social Entrepreneurship [Miguel Angel Gardetti,María Eugenia Girón]

  • Author : Miguel Angel Gardetti,María Eugenia Girón
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Total Pages : 156
  • ISBN-10 : 1351286226
Luxury products are now seen by a growing number of global consumers as an important and more widely available way of expressing personal aspirations and v … GET BOOK
Go Do Some Great Thing

Go Do Some Great Thing [Crawford Kilian]

  • Author : Crawford Kilian
  • Publisher : Harbour Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : N.A
  • ISBN-10 : 1550179497
Living in pre-Civil War Philadelphia, young Black activist Mifflin Gibbs was feeling disheartened from fighting the overwhelming tide of White America’s … GET BOOK
Pioneers in the Attic

Pioneers in the Attic [Sara M. Patterson]

  • Author : Sara M. Patterson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Religion
  • Total Pages : 304
  • ISBN-10 : 0190933887
Why do thousands of Mormons devote their summer vacations to following the Mormon Trail? Why does the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Day Saints spend … GET BOOK
The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, 1784-1855

The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, 1784-1855 [Lucille H. Campey]

  • Author : Lucille H. Campey
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 376
  • ISBN-10 : 1897045018
Scots, some of Upper Canadas earliest pioneers, influenced its early development. This book charts the progress of Scottish settlement throughout the provi … GET BOOK
The Encyclopedia of Female Pioneers in Online Learning

The Encyclopedia of Female Pioneers in Online Learning [Susan Bainbridge,Norine Wark]

  • Author : Susan Bainbridge,Norine Wark
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Education
  • Total Pages : 492
  • ISBN-10 : 1000599019
The Encyclopedia of Female Pioneers of Online Learning is the first volume to explore the lives and scholarship of women who have prominently advanced onli … GET BOOK
Pioneers in Machinima: The Grassroots of Virtual Production

Pioneers in Machinima: The Grassroots of Virtual Production [Tracy G. Harwood,Ben Grussi]

  • Author : Tracy G. Harwood,Ben Grussi
  • Publisher : Vernon Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Photography
  • Total Pages : 271
  • ISBN-10 : 1648892140
This important new work focuses on the pioneers in machinima, considered to be the grassroots and beginnings of virtual production. Machinima’s impacts a … GET BOOK
The New Pioneers

The New Pioneers [J.P. Faber]

  • Author : J.P. Faber
  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Total Pages : 256
  • ISBN-10 : 1944648313
Imagine a world where there are no building codes, no licensing requirements, no permit fees, no inspectors—no rules or regulations, only common sense an … GET BOOK
Bloody Brilliant Women: The Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention

Bloody Brilliant Women: The Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention [Cathy Newman]

  • Author : Cathy Newman
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 0008241694
‘A litany of fresh heroes to make the embattled heart sing’ Caitlin Moran ‘Newman is a brilliant writer’ Observer A fresh, opinionated history of a … GET BOOK