A Step 3 BIOGRAPHY READER about the unsung historical figure and Founding Mother Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton.
Author: Monica Kulling
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
A Step 3 BIOGRAPHY READER about the unsung historical figure and Founding Mother Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton. Hamilton, the musical, is igniting American history fever in adults and kids--especially about the central figures of the play. Kids clearly want to know more, and this companion to early reader Alexander Hamilton: From Orphan to Founding Father will fill the void. Eliza Hamilton was so much more than just Alexander Hamilton's wife. She was a spirited girl who grew up to be a strong woman with a big heart and amazing strength of character. She rescued many children in need during her life. In fact, she and others established New York City's first orphanage--which became a place that is still helping needy children to this day. She lived for 50 years after Hamilton's death in the infamous duel, and she preserved his historical legacy and contributed to American history with other Founding Mothers in ways that will finally be shared widely with those newly interested in Colonial and Revolutionary War times. Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics--for children who are ready to read on their own.
discover Eliza's story . . . perfect for fans of hit musical Hamilton! ... Wife “Eliza Hamilton assumes her rightful place as one of America's founding mothers as
she guides first her husband and then her fledgling nation into the annals of
Author: Stephanie Dray
Publisher: Hachette UK
A novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton A general's daughter... Coming of age on the perilous frontier of revolutionary New York, Elizabeth Schuyler champions the fight for independence. And when she meets Alexander Hamilton, Washington's penniless but passionate aide-de-camp, she's captivated by the young officer's charisma and brilliance. They fall in love, despite Hamilton's bastard birth and the uncertainties of war. A founding father's wife... But the union they create - in their marriage and the new nation - is far from perfect. From glittering inaugural balls to bloody street riots, the Hamiltons are at the center of it all - including the political treachery of America's first sex scandal, which forces Eliza to struggle through heartbreak and betrayal to find forgiveness. The last surviving light of the Revolution... When a duel destroys Eliza's hard-won peace, the grieving widow fights her husband's enemies to preserve Alexander's legacy. But long-buried secrets threaten everything Eliza believes about her marriage and her own legacy. Questioning her tireless devotion to the man and country that have broken her heart, she's left with one last battle - to understand the flawed man she married and imperfect union he could never have created without her...
This captivating account of the woman behind the famous man is perfect for fans of the works of Ron Chernow, Lisa McCubbin, and Nathaniel Philbrick.
Author: Tilar J. Mazzeo
Publisher: Gallery Books
Category: Biography & Autobiography
From the New York Times bestselling author of Irena’s Children comes a “vivid, compelling, and unputdownable new biography” (Christopher Andersen, #1 New York Times bestselling author) about the extraordinary life and times of Eliza Hamilton, the wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton, and a powerful, unsung hero in America’s early days. Fans fell in love with Eliza Hamilton—Alexander Hamilton’s devoted wife—in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s phenomenal musical Hamilton. But they don’t know her full story. A strong pioneer woman, a loving sister, a caring mother, and in her later years, a generous philanthropist, Eliza had many sides—and this fascinating biography brings her multi-faceted personality to vivid life. This “expertly told story” (Publishers Weekly) follows Eliza through her early years in New York, into the ups and downs of her married life with Alexander, beyond the aftermath of his tragic murder, and finally to her involvement in many projects that cemented her legacy as one of the unsung heroes of our nation’s early days. This captivating account of the woman behind the famous man is perfect for fans of the works of Ron Chernow, Lisa McCubbin, and Nathaniel Philbrick.
Hamilton reminds us that the Founding Fathers and Founding Mothers were real
people. I went back to visit my cousin who ... with curiosity, with questions. In his
last letter to Eliza, Hamilton calls her “the best of wives and the best of women.
Author: Veronica Chambers
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A NEW IN NONFICTION PEOPLE PICK | A TIME TOP 10 NONFICTION BOOK OF 2017 | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Huffington Post • Glamour • Bustle • RedEye A Los Angeles Times bestseller **One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'** **One of The Guardian's Essentials for Black History Month** “Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like her. I want to be that intelligent, confident, and comfortable in my own skin’.” —Roxane Gay “Even after eight years of watching them daily in the press, the fact that the most powerful man in the world is a Black man is still breathtaking to me. The fact that he goes home to a tight-knit, loving family headed by a Black woman is soul-stirring. That woman is Michelle. Michelle. That name now carries a whole world of meaning...” —From the Preface by Ava DuVernay Michelle Obama is unlike any other First Lady in American History. From her first moments on the public stage, she has challenged traditional American notions about what it means to be beautiful, to be strong, to be fashion-conscious, to be healthy, to be First Mom, to be a caretaker and hostess, and to be partner to the most powerful man in the world. What is remarkable is that, at 52, she is just getting started. While many books have looked at Michelle Obama from a fashion perspective, no book has fully explored what she means to our culture. The Meaning of Michelle does just that, while offering a parting gift to a landmark moment in American history. In addition to a tribute to Michelle Obama, this book is also a rollicking, lively dinner party conversation about race, class, marriage, creativity, womanhood and what it means to be American today. Contributors include: Ava DuVernay, Veronica Chambers, Benilde Little, Damon Young, Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran, Brittney Cooper, Ylonda Gault Caviness, Chirlane McCray, Cathi Hanauer, Tiffany Dufu, Tanisha Ford, Marcus Samuelsson, Sarah Lewis, Karen Hill Anton, Rebecca Carroll, Phillipa Soo, and Roxane Gay
Before this hagiographic tribute was completed, however, Eliza Hamilton died at
ninety-seven on November 9, 1854. Distraught that their mother had waited
vainly for decades to see her husband's life immortalized, Eliza Hamilton Holly
scolded her brother for his overdue ... The British statesman Lord Bryce singled
out Hamilton as the one founding father who had not received his due from
Author: Ron Chernow
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation. "Grand-scale biography at its best—thorough, insightful, consistently fair, and superbly written...A genuinely great book." —David McCullough “A robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all." - Joseph Ellis Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow’s biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today’s America is the result of Hamilton’s countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. “To repudiate his legacy,” Chernow writes, “is, in many ways, to repudiate the modern world.” Chernow here recounts Hamilton’s turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, rising to become George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, coauthoring The Federalist Papers, founding the Bank of New York, leading the Federalist Party, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States.Historians have long told the story of America’s birth as the triumph of Jefferson’s democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. Chernow presents an entirely different man, whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power. His is a Hamilton far more human than we’ve encountered before—from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Madison, Adams, Monroe, and Burr, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton’s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804. Chernow’s biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton, but the story of America’s birth seen through its most central figure. At a critical time to look back to our roots, Alexander Hamilton will remind readers of the purpose of our institutions and our heritage as Americans.
history has generally focused on Founding Fathers, generals, presidents,
senators, and secretaries of state. ... In writing about these women—including
Martha Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, Mary Todd
Lincoln, Julia Grant, and ... 117 8/29/19 9:42 AM Cokie Roberts on Founding Mothers 117.
Author: David M. Rubenstein
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein takes readers on a sweeping journey across the grand arc of the American story through revealing conversations with our greatest historians. In these lively dialogues, the biggest names in American history explore the subjects they’ve come to so intimately know and understand. — David McCullough on John Adams — Jon Meacham on Thomas Jefferson — Ron Chernow on Alexander Hamilton — Walter Isaacson on Benjamin Franklin — Doris Kearns Goodwin on Abraham Lincoln — A. Scott Berg on Charles Lindbergh — Taylor Branch on Martin Luther King — Robert Caro on Lyndon B. Johnson — Bob Woodward on Richard Nixon —And many others, including a special conversation with Chief Justice John Roberts Through his popular program The David Rubenstein Show, David Rubenstein has established himself as one of our most thoughtful interviewers. Now, in The American Story, David captures the brilliance of our most esteemed historians, as well as the souls of their subjects. The book features introductions by Rubenstein as well a foreword by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first African American to lead our national library. Richly illustrated with archival images from the Library of Congress, the book is destined to become a classic for serious readers of American history. Through these captivating exchanges, these bestselling and Pulitzer Prize–winning authors offer fresh insight on pivotal moments from the Founding Era to the late 20th century.
remains invisible in most biographies of her husband and was certainly the most
self-effacing 'founding-mother' doing ... proves her love for Eliza by taking her
sister's side instead of choosing to defend Hamilton, Angelica's long-time
Author: Victor Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Ethnic and Cultural Identity in Music and Song Lyrics looks at a variety of popular and folk music from around the world, with examples of British, Slovene, Chinese and American songs, poems and musicals. Charles Taylor says that “it is through story that we find or devise ways of living bearably in time”; one can make the same claim for music. Inexorably tied to time, to the measure of the beat, but freed from time by the polysemous potential of the words, song rapidly becomes “our” song, helping to cement memory and community, to make the past comprehensible and the present bearable. The authors of the fifteen chapters in this volume demonstrate how lyrics set to music can reflect, express and construct collective identities, both traditional and contemporary.
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Todd ; his father was born in 1819 and his 1864 ; was with General Stoneman in
Schuyler was only twenty- four years old when she and her mother, Eliza Hamilton Schuyler, attended the founding meeting of the W.C.A.R. Yet from the
start she assumed her mother's place on the Executive Committee and soon
chaired the ...
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1804 . ML . King , Mrs A.J. ... Russell , John , Letter to his mother , in James Scott
MS . ML . St Philip's ... Hamilton , Adams and Co. , London , 1843 . > Barnard ...
This Step 2 BIOGRAPHY READER marks the 200th birthday of this bold suffragette and the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote.
Author: Monica Kulling
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
This Step 2 BIOGRAPHY READER marks the 200th birthday of this bold suffragette and the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. "It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn about young Susan B. Anthony and how she grew up to become a suffragette--a fighter for women's equality. She joined forces with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others and gave speeches around the country to gain support for women's right to vote. She fought her whole life, and believed that "failure is impossible." She was right; her work made the 19th Amendment to the Constitution possible! Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics--for children who are ready to read on their own.
... women in fur trade Scidmore Glacier named for explorer Eliza Scidmore
Women of the Presidio under three flags Mary ... trader Orchard manager , wife
Louise Strentzel Muir Plaque to Minerva Hamilton Hoyt , park founder Mother
Author: Polly Welts Kaufman
Publisher: UNM Press
In this updated study, Polly Kaufman discovers that staff are no longer able to fulfill the National Park Service mission without outside support.
Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America's Right Wing Michael Austin ...
The “big six” are: George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson James
Madison Benjamin Franklin Alexander Hamilton Even we find tremendous
differences in ideology among the bigsix, and life experience. ... Inher bestselling
book Founding Mothers, Cokie Robertsadds suchother deserving
namesasAbigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Deborah Reed Franklin, Eliza
Pinckney,and MarthaWashington ...
Author: Michael Austin
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Category: Political Science
This book examines dozens of books, articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts by such figures as Glenn Beck, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, Larry Schweikart, and David Barton to expose the deep historical flaws in their use of America's founding history. In contrast to their misleading method of citing proof texts to serve a narrow agenda, Austin allows the Founding Fathers to speak for themselves, situating all quotations in the proper historical context. What emerges is a true historical picture of men who often disagreed with one another on such crucial issues as federal power, judicial review, and the separation of church and state. As Austin shows, the real legacy of the Founding Fathers to us is a political process: a system of disagreement, debate, and compromise that has kept democracy vibrant in America for more than two hundred years. Austin’s carefully researched and rigorously argued book is essential reading for anyone seeking the accurate historical background to many of the today's hot-button political debates.
Almost every quotation here is written by a woman, to a woman, or about a woman.
Author: Cokie Roberts
Publisher: Harper Collins
In Founding Mothers, Cokie Roberts paid homage to the heroic women whose patriotism and sacrifice helped create a new nation. Now the number one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator—praised in USA Today as a "custodian of time-honored values"—continues the story of early America's influential women with Ladies of Liberty. In her "delightfully intimate and confiding" style (Publishers Weekly), Roberts presents a colorful blend of biographical portraits and behind-the-scenes vignettes chronicling women's public roles and private responsibilities. Recounted with the insight and humor of an expert storyteller and drawing on personal correspondence, private journals, and other primary sources—many of them previously unpublished—Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of women who laid the groundwork for a better society. Almost every quotation here is written by a woman, to a woman, or about a woman. From first ladies to freethinkers, educators to explorers, this exceptional group includes Abigail Adams, Margaret Bayard Smith, Martha Jefferson, Dolley Madison, Elizabeth Monroe, Louisa Catherine Adams, Eliza Hamilton, Theodosia Burr, Rebecca Gratz, Louisa Livingston, Rosalie Calvert, Sacajawea, and others. In a much-needed addition to the shelves of Founding Father literature, Roberts sheds new light on the generation of heroines, reformers, and visionaries who helped shape our nation, giving these ladies of liberty the recognition they so greatly deserve.
Mr . Benson ' s father died in Virginia in 1855 , and his mother in 1866 . ...
talented men of Southwest Missouri , is the son of Marcus and Eliza ( Hamilton )
Boyd , and was born in Williamson county , Tennessee , May 28th , 1828 . ... In
1872 he founded the Springfield wagon factory , and resumed the practice of law
in 1874 .
318 DUNLAP, JANE State Equal Suffrage Association, and the following year founded the suffragist newspaper The New ... Dunlop, Eliza (Hamilton), 1796–
1880, poet, b. County Armagh, Ireland. Her mother appears to have died at the
birth; her father, Solomon H., a lawyer, left for India soon afterwards, so she was
... 53 Hamilton , Alexander , 72 – 73 , 78 - 91 , 93 Hamilton , Betsey “ Eliza ” (
Alexander ' s wife ) , 82 – 83 , 90 Hamilton ... Abiah ( Benjamin ' s stepmother ) ,
48 Franklin , Anne ( Benjamin ' s mother ) , 48 Franklin , Benjamin , 41 , 48 – 61 ,
Author: Michael V. Uschan
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Discusses the influence of five well-known men--George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and John Adams--on the early history of the United States.
Author: Gertrude Van Rensselaer WickhamPublish On: 1896
The women's names signed to this remarkable document are as follows : Esther
Shiphard , Mrs. George Gaston , Abigail Cummings , Eliza C. Stewart ... Elisabeth
Hopkins , Elmira Hamilton , Samantha Hopkins , Sarah Munger , Caroline
Hopkins , Sophronia Janes , Mary A. B. ... Let us turn a backward look upon some
of these women : Esther R. Shiphard , wife of the founder of Oberlin , mother of
six sons ...
A Novel Founded on Incidents in Real Life Eliza Vicery. who were invited on the
occasion . ... I should have gone with them , but my mother was too unwell to
permit my having an idea of leaving her . If she regains her usual health , I shall
... Dr. Baugh is a Republican and was married to Eliza Hamilton , whose peoin
fraternal affiliations , is a Mason , having ... She homa as one of the promoters of
the common had been a true wife and the loving mother wealth and the founder