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One day in Alabama

Author: Clarke Stallworth
Publisher: Birmingham, Ala. : Seacoast Publishing, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the grand tradition of 'once upon a time, ' Clarke Stallworth turns history into literature, and reading into fun. Join the pioneers as they forge towns and villages from the raw land that was the Alabama frontier. Find out about the lives of the Indians as they were forced from the home they loved. In this lively and entertaining history book, the lives of real people are told as never before by Alabama's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Life in Alabama.; Indians.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarke Stallworth
ISBN: 1878561375 9781878561374
OCLC Number: 77059354
Description: 143 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1817 : noblemen search for utopia in Alabama wilderness --
1818 : Alabama capitol "A place of bats and owls" --
1819 : dusty horseman in Hunstville? "It's President Monroe!" --
1820 : a horse stumbles in the forest, and Alabama history changes direction --
1825 : hail the hero! LaFayette visits Alabama --
1831 : hero of the Alamo on run the [sic] from Alabama --
1832 : gold in Alabama! blared the newspaper, and the gold rush was on --
1832 : an Alabama belle tamed Sam Houston, hero of San Jacinto --
1833 : Star Spangled Banner author kept Alabama out of rebellion --
1834 : students shoot at university president --
1835 : Menawa touches land one last time, then walks Trail of Tears --
1836 : a tearful farewell to Alabama from an Indian named Eufaula --
1846 : "government on wheels" settles on Goat Hill --
1854 : for a moment in history, steamboat is king of Alabama's rivers --
1854 : Archaelaus spoke, and two colleges were born --
1858 : love and death on the flaming river --
1861 : Alabama militia capture forts before Civil War begins.
Responsibility: Clarke Stallworth.

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"In the grand tradition of 'once upon a time, ' Clarke Stallworth turns history into literature, and reading into fun. Join the pioneers as they forge towns and villages from the raw land that was the Alabama frontier. Find out about the lives of the Indians as they were forced from the home they loved. In this lively and entertaining history book, the lives of real people are told as never before by Alabama's premier story teller, Clarke Stallworth"--Page 4 of cover.

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