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J. Hughes' American History Reads

Here is a small list of good history books on American history. I hope you enjoy them as I did. There were a couple I couldn't add but hopefully these will be fun to go through.
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1776 by David McCullough
1776 by David McCullough
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Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence (John Ferling)
Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence (John Ferling)
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The Founding Fathers Reconsidered (R.B. Bernstein)
The Founding Fathers Reconsidered (R.B. Bernstein)
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (Walter Isaacson)
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (Walter Isaacson)
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His Excellency: George Washington (Joseph J. Ellis)
His Excellency: George Washington (Joseph J. Ellis)
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Alexander Hamilton (Ron Chernow)
Alexander Hamilton (Ron Chernow)
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John Adams (David McCullough)
John Adams (David McCullough)
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Washington's Spies (Alexander Rose)
Washington's Spies (Alexander Rose)
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Thomas Jefferson the Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson the Art of Power
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The Birth of Modern Politics (Lynn Hudson Parsons)
The Birth of Modern Politics (Lynn Hudson Parsons)
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The Irish Americans (Jay P. Dolan)
The Irish Americans (Jay P. Dolan)
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Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier (Stephen E. Ambrose)
Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier (Stephen E. Ambrose)
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Lincoln (David Herbert Donald)
Lincoln (David Herbert Donald)
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Team of Rivals
Team of Rivals
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Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of  the Westward Expansion (Robert Morgan)
Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion (Robert Morgan)
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Civil War Stories
Civil War Stories
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The Constitution of the United States (Various)
The Constitution of the United States (Various)
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Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man (Walter Stahr)
Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man (Walter Stahr)
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The Civil War by Shelby Foote
The Civil War by Shelby Foote
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Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness (Joshua Wolf Shenk)
Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness (Joshua Wolf Shenk)
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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Company Aytch (Sam Watkins)
Company Aytch (Sam Watkins)
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The Lincoln - Douglas Debates (Robert W. Johannsen)
The Lincoln - Douglas Debates (Robert W. Johannsen)
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Grant (Ron Chernow)
Grant (Ron Chernow)
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Mayflower (Nathaniel Philbrick)
Mayflower (Nathaniel Philbrick)
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Jefferson and Hamilton (John Ferling)
Jefferson and Hamilton (John Ferling)
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Lies My Teacher Told Me (James W. Loewen)
Lies My Teacher Told Me (James W. Loewen)
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The Kennedy Brothers (Richard D. Mahoney)
The Kennedy Brothers (Richard D. Mahoney)
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The Big Burn (Timothy Egan)
The Big Burn (Timothy Egan)
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While the World Watched (Carolyn Maull McKinstry)
While the World Watched (Carolyn Maull McKinstry)
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Manhunt the 12 Day Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
Manhunt the 12 Day Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency (Dan Abrams and David Fisher)
Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency (Dan Abrams and David Fisher)
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Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot (Bill O'Reilly)
Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot (Bill O'Reilly)
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No Ordinary Time (Doris Kearns Goodwin)
No Ordinary Time (Doris Kearns Goodwin)
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American Lion
American Lion
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Memorance During the War (Walt Whitman)
Memorance During the War (Walt Whitman)
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Common Sense (Thomas Paine)
Common Sense (Thomas Paine)
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Boone: A Biography (Robert Morgan)
Boone: A Biography (Robert Morgan)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee  by Dee Brown
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
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A People's History of the United States Howard Zinn
A People's History of the United States Howard Zinn
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