By Francis Russell
The booklet opens with George Washington's victorious trip to big apple urban for his inauguration as first president of the U.S.. It ends with Abraham Lincoln's solemn farewell to Springfield as he's taking a educate to Washington to develop into the 16th - and virtually the final - president of a rustic torn via the secession of 7 of its states.
In among, historian Francis Russell vividly info the occasions that first molded the yankee lifestyle and gave the younger kingdom the desire and talent to survive.
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American Heritage History of Young America: 1783-1860 by Francis Russell