BONUS LINKS: Freighters and Pilgrims

Welcome to the list of BONUS LINKS for Freighters and Pilgrims (from the free study guide). Here you will find additional information and activitites for studying the Oregon Trail with this amazing piece of history! If you do not yet have the free study guide, download it HERE. Study Guide Helps Access to a United… Continue reading BONUS LINKS: Freighters and Pilgrims

40 Firsthand Accounts That Everyone Should Own

You can’t argue with someone’s personal story. You can’t deny what they saw. Oh, you can dislike it, or wish it weren’t so, or even disbelieve it. But firsthand accounts and eyewitnesses to history are the foundation that our civilization rests on. There are hundreds, no thousands, of books that tell about events major and… Continue reading 40 Firsthand Accounts That Everyone Should Own


“No people will tamely surrender their liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the contrary, when people are universally ignorant, and debauched in their manners, they will sink under their own weight without the aid of foreign invaders.” –Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, 1775  … Continue reading Contact

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  Welcome to my bookstore, and my passionate plea for home libraries. I’m a lifelong history buff, book lover, and book collector, and this is where I put it all together and share it with the rest of the world. My desire to promote old books, home libraries, and firsthand accounts came about over the… Continue reading About Me

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