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The American Crisis

The American Crisis

Thomas Paine

A pamphlet series originally published during the American Revolution. Paine, like many other politicians and scholars, knew that the Colonists weren’t going to support the American Revolutionary War without proper reason to do so. The pamphlets were written in a language that the common man could understand, and represented Paine’s liberal philosophy…

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American Labor and the War

Samuel Gompers

When men were thinking of international peace, secure in the conviction that there could never be another great war, suddenly all of the countries of western Europe were plunged into the most stupendous conflict the world has ever seen. The spirit of civilization had been brooding over the things of the common life, breathing into them an appreciation…

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The American Prejudice Against Color

The American Prejudice Against Color

William G. Allen

From the Introduction: “Many persons having suggested that it would greatly subserve the Anti-slavery Cause in this country, to present to the public a concise narrative of my recent narrow escape from death, at the hands of an armed mob in America, a mob armed with tar, feathers, poles, and an empty barrel spiked with shingle nails, together with…

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The Amish

The Amish

Ammon Monroe Aurand, Jr

With 14 photographs. A pamphlet on the Amish, delving into their mysterious and somewhat quaint ways. Subjects include their dress, their marriage and funeral traditions, where a woman’s place is (in the home or fields, apparently), their religious ceremonies and some other stuff. The last chapter includes 14 photographs with the author’s…

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Biographical Sketches of the Pioneer Preachers of Indiana

Madison Evans

From the Preface: ‘If the book shall prolong for a single day the remembrance of those holy men—if it shall inspire with fresh courage only one soldier of the cross who is about to falter in the long line of battle—or if it shall in any way contribute to the edification of the saints, and the advancement of the Redeemer’s kingdom, the result will…

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Border States of Mexico

Border States of Mexico

Leonidas Le Cenci Hamilton

Border States Of Mexico, Sonora, Sikaloa, Chihuahua And Dubaistgo. With A General Sketch Of The Republic Of Mexico, And Lower California, Coahuila, New Leon And Tamaulipas. A Complete Description Of The Best Regions For The Settler, Miner And The Advance Guard Of American Civilization.

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