Hero Stories from American History
by Francis K. Ball, Albert F. Blaisdell
Publisher: The Athenaeum Press 1903
This book is intended to be used as a supplementary historical reader for the sixth and seventh grades of our public schools, or for any other pupils from twelve to fifteen years of age. It is also designed for collateral reading in connection with the study of a formal text-book on American history. The period here included is the first fifty years of our national life.
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