The Pioneers

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The Pioneers

The Pioneers

  • Author : David McCullough
  • ISBN Code : 150116869X
  • Genre : History
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 352
  • Publish Date : 2019-05-07

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.

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The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper - Delphi Classics (Illustrated) book by James Fenimore Cooper, Delphi Classics is the publisher for 311 pages Fiction book. This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of James Fenimore Cooper’. Having established thei ...

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The Pioneers book by Katharine Susannah Prichard, Good Press is the publisher for 260 pages Fiction book. "The Pioneers" by Katharine Susannah Prichard. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or y ...

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The Pioneers: Early African-American Leaders in Pine Bluff, Arkansas book by Bettye J. Williams, Archway Publishing is the publisher for 342 pages History book. The Pioneers: Early African-American Leaders in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, pays tribute to generations of African-American leaders who helped shape the town, Jefferson County, and the state in productive, dynamic ways. Incorporate ...

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Key Thinkers in Critical Communication Scholarship book by John A. Lent,Michelle Amazeen, Springer is the publisher for 252 pages Social Science book. 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, make this book a valuable resource for scholars and students of commu ...

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The Pioneer's Way book by Jennifer Hayden Epperson, Bombardier Books is the publisher for 534 pages Self-Help book. Senseless school shootings, cure-defying epidemics, threats of environmental disaster: these are the kinds of headlines that riddle the news every day. The challenges we face range from the horrific to the heartbreaking. We w ...

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One Hundred Sixty Acres of Dirt book by Marsha Arzberger, Morgan James Publishing is the publisher for 265 pages History book. This colorful history of pioneer life in Arizona sheds light on the experiences of the homesteader families who founded the Kansas Settlement. In 1909, fifteen families left their homes in Kansas to claim homesteads a thousan ...

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China's Silent Army book by Heriberto Araújo,Juan Pablo Cardenal, Penguin UK is the publisher for 368 pages History book. 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 reporters Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araújo This book stems from the ...

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Integrating the Charleston Police Force book by Eugene Frazier Sr., Arcadia Publishing is the publisher for 112 pages Social Science book. 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 police officers in Charleston were immersed in their own battle to int ...

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Tropical Medicine book by Gordon Cook, Elsevier is the publisher for 296 pages Medical book. This superbly illustrated work provides short accounts of the lives and scientific contributions of all of the major pioneers of Tropical Medicine. Largely biographical, the stories discussed enlighten a new generation of sci ...

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The Pioneer Farmer and Backwoodsman book by Edwin C. Guillet, University of Toronto Press is the publisher for 376 pages History book. 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 Canadian farm and farmer from the primitive to the machine age. Farm life an ...

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Sustainable Luxury and Social Entrepreneurship book by Miguel Angel Gardetti,María Eugenia Girón, Routledge is the publisher for 156 pages Business & Economics book. 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 values. Most consumers of luxury products and services use them as stat ...

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Go Do Some Great Thing book by Crawford Kilian, Harbour Publishing is the publisher for N.A pages History book. Living in pre-Civil War Philadelphia, young Black activist Mifflin Gibbs was feeling disheartened from fighting the overwhelming tide of White America’s legalized racism when abolitionist Julia Griffith encouraged him to ...

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Pioneers in the Attic book by Sara M. Patterson, Oxford University Press is the publisher for 304 pages Religion book. 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 millions of dollars to build monuments and Visitor Centers that belie ...

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The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, 1784-1855 book by Lucille H. Campey, Dundurn is the publisher for 376 pages History book. Scots, some of Upper Canadas earliest pioneers, influenced its early development. This book charts the progress of Scottish settlement throughout the province. ...

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The New Pioneers book by J.P. Faber, BenBella Books, Inc. is the publisher for 256 pages Business & Economics book. Imagine a world where there are no building codes, no licensing requirements, no permit fees, no inspectors—no rules or regulations, only common sense and the desire to build something better. This is the world that forged ...

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Bloody Brilliant Women: The Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention book by Cathy Newman, HarperCollins UK is the publisher for 384 pages History book. ‘A litany of fresh heroes to make the embattled heart sing’ Caitlin Moran ‘Newman is a brilliant writer’ Observer A fresh, opinionated history of all the brilliant women you should have learned about in school but did ...

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