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Curious chapters in American history,

Author: Humphrey J Desmond
Publisher: St. Louis, B. Herder, 1924.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Desmond, Humphrey J. (Humphrey Joseph), 1858-1932.
Curious chapters in American history.
St. Louis, B. Herder, 1924
(OCoLC)613036301
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Humphrey J Desmond
OCLC Number: 2641454
Description: 264 pages 19 cm
Contents: A prank of fame --
The Captain Kidd legend --
The colonial Irish --
The Quebec act --
Was the American revolution the will of the majority? --
The religious liberty amendment --
An opera bouffe conspiracy --
American panic periods --
Anti-Masonry in AmMerican politics --
The Whitman legend --
"Fifty-four fourty or fight" --
A fateful fraction --
The mistake of Douglas --
The birthplace of the Republican Party --
Was Mrs. Suratt guilty? --
Fenianism and the "Alabama" claims --
The religions of the presidents --
Accidents of presidential ambitions --
The original Ku Klux Klan --
The Mulligan letters --
The mystery of the "Maine" --
Why did we take the Philippines? --
The length of American political careers --
The democratic epoch --
The rank of American cities --
Our livelier presidential campaigns.
Responsibility: by Humphrey J. Desmond.

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