Summary Book Review John Sutter by Albert L. Hurtado:
Download or read book John Sutter written by Albert L. Hurtado and published by University of Oklahoma Press. This book was released on 2006 with total page 412 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Re-examines the life of John Sutter in the context of America's rush for westward expansion in a fully documented account of the Swiss expatriate and would-be empire builder and his times.
Summary Book Review John Sutter and a Wider West by Kenneth N. Owens:
Download or read book John Sutter and a Wider West written by Kenneth N. Owens and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 2002-11-01 with total page 138 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume begins with John Sutter's own account of his life and the discovery of gold at his sawmill in 1848. Leading historians Howard R. Lamar, Albert L. Hurtado, Iris H. W. Engstrand, Richard W. White, and Patricia Nelson Limerick then demythologize Sutter while giving him a more secure place in western history.
Summary Book Review John Sutter by Chris Hayhurst:
Download or read book John Sutter written by Chris Hayhurst and published by The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. This book was released on 2003-12-15 with total page 32 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Surveys the life of Swiss/German immigrant John Sutter, on whose land gold was discovered in the mid-nineteenth century, spurring the California gold rush and westward expansion.
Summary Book Review Meet John Sutter by Jane Katirgis:
Download or read book Meet John Sutter written by Jane Katirgis and published by Enslow Publishing, LLC. This book was released on 2019-07-15 with total page 32 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: John Sutter's entrance into American history began because of a rocky situation. He fled Switzerland in search of riches, leaving behind his wife and young children, because he owed people a great deal of money. After bartering his way from New York to the West Coast, Sutter started a settlement in California along the Sacramento River. The Gold Rush changed Sutter's life forever. Primary source documents and lively sidebars help tell this story of a man who made his mark on America.
Summary Book Review The Land Problems of John Sutter by Harold Lindsell:
Download or read book The Land Problems of John Sutter written by Harold Lindsell and published by . This book was released on 1939 with total page 274 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics by John Reid:
Download or read book Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics written by John Reid and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2005-09 with total page 266 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Few people would argue with the films selected for detailed notices and reviews in this book. Many of the movies are award-winners, and most chalked up impressive figures at the box-office. Who would dispute the inclusion of Citizen Kane or Rebecca or The Best Years of Our Lives? However, along with The Yearling and Reap the Wild Wind and Hello, Frisco, Hello, I've also included a few surprises. A magnificent publication. -- Rodney Bourke in International Movie Making (April 2006).
Summary Book Review The Sutter Family and the Origins of Gold-Rush Sacramento by John Augustus Sutter:
Download or read book The Sutter Family and the Origins of Gold-Rush Sacramento written by John Augustus Sutter and published by University of Oklahoma Press. This book was released on 2002 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: John A. Sutter (1803-1880) could have become one of the richest men in California when gold was found on his property. Instead he lost his vast land holdings on the Sacramento and Feather Rivers and eventually left California penniless. Sutter always claimed to be the victim of charlatans, but he bore considerable responsibility for his downfall. He had amassed huge debts before the gold discovery and added even more afterward. In the rough dealings of frontier capitalism in gold rush California, Sutter was easy prey. Soon after the gold discovery, Sutter’s eldest son, John Jr., (1826-1897) arrived, but soon moved south to Mexico. Hoping to obtain compensation for the land that he and his father had lost, John, Jr., returned to California in 1855 to give his lawyer a thorough statement cataloging how both Sutters were swindled. This extensive document describes the dirty deals of the first great gold rush in the western United States. Sutter’s statement has not been available for sixty years. Editor Allan R. Ottley reproduced and annotated this statement, providing a full biographical context and offering an appendix, bibliography, and index. Albert L. Hurtado’s introduction updates the book, originally published in 1942.
Summary Book Review Empires, Nations, and Families by Anne F. Hyde:
Download or read book Empires, Nations, and Families written by Anne F. Hyde and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 2011-07-01 with total page 648 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Hate Speech on Campus by Milton Heumann:
Download or read book Hate Speech on Campus written by Milton Heumann and published by UPNE. This book was released on 1997 with total page 309 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A cogent, objective, and in-depth exploration of the legal, political, and social complexities of the decision to ban hate speech.
Summary Book Review Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into History Again by Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society:
Download or read book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into History Again written by Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2012-06-01 with total page 504 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A must-read for history enthusiasts, academic know-it-alls and bathroom buffs everywhere! History repeats itself as Uncle John once again takes the plunge into the past! For our big number-two, we dug ever deeper into our bottomless vaults to bring you more of history’s most colorful characters, cultural milestones, funniest mishaps, and earth-shattering events. More than 500 pages of great stories, fascinating facts, and fun quizzes await you. Read about… * Philosophers who fought with fireplace pokers * “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this Wall!” * Where are they now—the Goths * The golden age of wife-selling * History’s most horrible dentist award * The French monks who invented tennis * Women of the Gold Rush And much, much more!
Summary Book Review Nelson's Biographical Dictionary and Historical Reference Book of Erie County, Pennsylvania by S.B. Nelson (Firm):
Download or read book Nelson's Biographical Dictionary and Historical Reference Book of Erie County, Pennsylvania written by S.B. Nelson (Firm) and published by . This book was released on 1896 with total page 825 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Water, Land, and Law in the West by Donald J. Pisani:
Download or read book Water, Land, and Law in the West written by Donald J. Pisani and published by . This book was released on 1996 with total page 273 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The series presents an interdisciplinary approach to the use and misuse of resources in the American West. This volume comprises essays written between 1982 and 1994, and previously published in journals such as Western Historical Quarterly, J. of American History, and Environmental History Review). Pisani, one of the nation's leading environmental and Western historians, highlights the central role played by land, water, and timber allocation in the American West, and shows how efforts to achieve justice and efficiency were compromised by the region's obsession with achieving rapid economic growth. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Summary Book Review James Marshall and the Gold at Sutter's Mill by Cullen Gwin:
Download or read book James Marshall and the Gold at Sutter's Mill written by Cullen Gwin and published by Learning Island. This book was released on 2017-05-06 with total page 20 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: James Marshall was tired, but he was happy. He had a good job. James was helping to build a mill. He was working for a man named John Sutter. James was glad to be working. He was also glad to be strong enough to work. He was not always strong enough. Then James looked down. Find out how James finds gold at Sutter's Mill and starts the gold rush in this exciting 15-minute book. Reading level 2.6
Summary Book Review CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, THE EARLY YEARS (1903-1913) by Alissandra Dramov:
Download or read book CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, THE EARLY YEARS (1903-1913) written by Alissandra Dramov and published by Author House. This book was released on 2013 with total page 307 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Carmel-by-the-Sea, The Early Years (1903-1913) describes the establishment of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, along with an overview of the history of the Carmel Mission and the Monterey Peninsula. The book's emphasis is on the development of Carmel as a Bohemian artists' and writers' colony at the start of the 20th century. The town's first decade of existence is described: the businesses and services offered, and the residential architecture. There are biographies of the well-known Bohemian artists, writers, poets, builders, and other notable residents and visitors in the early 1900's. This original group of settlers, the majority of whom came from Northern California's Bay Area, were distinctive individuals, who were drawn to the coastal village by its scenic beauty and the inspiration it provided for their intellectual pursuits. They set the tone that made Carmel-by-the-Sea a Bohemian enclave on the West Coast, and distinguished it as a unique place. These early residents and visitors left a significant and lasting impact on the future of the seaside town, which in turn attracted other creative talents to the area, through the years and still to this day. Carmel-by-the-Sea, The Early Years (1903-1913), preserves the literary, artistic, cultural, and architectural heritage of Carmel and the Monterey Peninsula region.
Summary Book Review The Army Surveys of Gold Rush California by Gary Clayton Anderson:
Download or read book The Army Surveys of Gold Rush California written by Gary Clayton Anderson and published by University of Oklahoma Press. This book was released on 2015-04-06 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As the army’s topographical engineer in California from 1849 to 1851, George Horatio Derby wrote detailed reports on the region, its people, its resources, and its geography—providing critical information for an understaffed military charged with bringing order to a vast new empire along the Pacific Slope. Early maps and reports by pioneers, trappers, and newspapermen, even by such professionals as John C. Frémont and William Emory, were limited in scope and often unreliable. In contrast, those authored by Derby and the army’s other trained topographical engineers were remarkably accurate, extensive, and richly descriptive. Long buried in the files of the National Archives, they have also remained largely unknown, even to historians. Collected and reproduced here for the first time, these journals and maps offer a new and unique perspective on California in the mid-nineteenth century. Derby’s reports and journals appear alongside those of Robert Stockton Williamson, William H. Warner, Edward O. C. Ord, Nathaniel Lyon, Henry Walton Wessells, and Erasmus Darwin Keyes. These documents offer extraordinary firsthand views of the environment, natural resources, geography, and early settlement, as well as the effects of disease on Native and white populations. The writers’ detailed, often witty insights offer new understandings of life in California during an era of momentous change. Historian Gary Clayton Anderson and anthropologist Laura Lee Anderson provide historical, geographic, and biographical context in the book’s introduction and in headnotes and annotations for each journal. With these editorial enhancements, the documents reveal as much of the character of their authors and their time as of the land and peoples they so carefully describe.
Summary Book Review The California Gold Rush and The '49ers by Jean F. Blashfield:
Download or read book The California Gold Rush and The '49ers written by Jean F. Blashfield and published by Capstone. This book was released on 2017-09-15 with total page 32 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Try your luck, and search for your fortune in California! Follow the joy and heartbreak of the '49ers during the California Gold Rush.