Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the June installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in June. American History a Day at a Time - June 2015 focuses on the colonial period of American history. During this time, the British, Spanish and French established colonies on the North American frontier. The establishment of these colonies had profound effects on the local Amerindian population. The colonies also played a role in European Wars as the powers jockeyed for supremacy. The European colonial history of the North American frontier began in the Fifteenth century. It continued until the beginning of the American Revolution in 1775. The history of the colonial frontier era of settlement is one of histories' most fascinating stories. It you have ever read those "This Day in History" headings in newspapers and on a multitude of websites, you may wonder at the stories behind those brief headlines. American History a Day at a Time - June 2015 seeks to do just that, explore the story behind the headlines. Humankind has a history stretching back thousands of years. During this time a huge accumulation of historical events has occurred. This volume deals with dates in June and focuses on the Colonial frontier period of American History. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago days. Further volumes will cover American history as it unfolds, day by day.
The American History a Day at A Time - December Edition presents the story behind the headlines. It is easy and fun to learn a lesson in colonial American history facts daily. If you have ever read those "This Day in History" listings, you may have been curious about the events behind the headlines. The short history stories in this collection of history stories are from the pioneer frontier period of American history. They include historical facts and events from the month of December. This December edition of historical events includes: December 03, 1731 - Volunteer Fire Department Of City Of New York Organized December 11, 1695 - Captain Kidd Receives Privateering License December 12, 1718 - Republic of Pirates Ended December 23, 1750 - Ben Franklin Attempts to Electrocute a Turkey Readers will enjoy these and twenty-seven more history lessons in American frontier history within the pages of this book. The American history series American History a Day at A Time - 2015 will include historical events from the pioneer era of frontier America. The series will include twelve books, one for each month of the year, forming a huge collection of daily historical facts and events in American frontier history. Expand your knowledge of frontier American history by reading a historical fact or event each day.
"The History of Crime and Punishment: Readings and Documents in Criminal Justice is the first anthology devoted to the history of crime and punishment and designed for the college classroom. It offers a number of documents and articles devoted to crime, criminality and punishment throughout history, including the ancient and medieval eras and colonial through 21st century American history. This book is an ideal supplement for the various textbooks used to teach the history of criminal justice at every level. Readers will be engaged and enthralled by the range of topics presented in this text, including America 's first famous serial killer, eyewitness descriptions of executions, the Code of Hammurabi, and the experiences of Theodore Roosevelt as New York City Police Commissioner. "
Mitchel P. Roth (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara) is a professor of criminal justice at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, where he teaches the History of Criminal Justice and a variety of other courses. Roth is one of only a handful of historians teaching in a criminal justice department in the United States. He is the author of 13 books, including the widely used textbook Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System (Second Edition, Wadsworth/Cengage), Historical Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2001), Global Organized Crime (2010), and Encyclopedia of War Journalism (2010). He has also authored numerous articles and book chapters, and he is in the process of writing Global History of Crime and Punishment.
<i>A Companion to American Technology</i> is a groundbreaking collection of original essays that analyze the hard-to-define phenomenon of “technology” in America. <ul> <li>22 original essays by expert scholars cover the most important features of American technology, including developments in automobiles, television, and computing <li>Analyzes the ways in which technologies are organized, such as in the engineering profession, government, medicine and agriculture <li>Includes discussions of how technologies interact with race, gender, class, and other organizing structures in American society </ul>
Learn about Indiana history a day at a time. Ideal for history lovers or home school history teachers, A Day in Indiana History - February teaches the historical facts about Indiana in an easy to understand format. Indiana's bicentennial approaches us during the year 2016. This event presents an ideal time to teach the history of the state of Indiana. Formed from the vast Northwest Territory in 1803, the Indiana Territory eventually became five states. Indiana was the first of these states, achieving statehood on December 16, 1816. Explore Indiana's rich history from its early days of French settlement. This volume includes the following articles: February 2, 1918 - Madison Brewing Company Goes Bankrupt February 8, 1901 - Indiana University Plays Its First Basketball Game February 14, 1851 - Act Approving Formation of Indiana State Board of Agriculture February 24, 1887 - Black Day of the Indiana General Assembly The Indiana Bicentennial History Series will present the history of Indiana in a series of short articles that describe important facts and events in the history of the State of Indiana on a day-to-day format. The series presents those that wish to home school students about the history of the State of Indiana an ideal history book to do just that.
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