New PDF release: All God's Dangers

American History

By Theodore Rosengarten

ISBN-10: 0226727742

ISBN-13: 9780226727745

Nate Shaw's father was once born below slavery. Nate Shaw was once born right into a bondage that used to be just a little gentler. on the age of 9, he used to be determining cotton for thirty-five cents an hour. on the age of forty-seven, he confronted down a crowd of white deputies who had come to confiscate a neighbor's crop. His defiance fee him twelve years in felony. This positive autobiography, assembled from the eighty-four-year-old Shaw's oral recollections, is the plain-spoken tale of an "over-average" guy who witnessed wrenching adjustments within the lives of Southern black humans -- and whose unassuming braveness helped carry these alterations about.

All God's risks received the nationwide booklet Award in 1975

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53 The Military in San Diego The facilities for Camp Kearny troops produced a construction boom. Ultimately, 1,200 buildings were constructed, including a 1,000-bed hospital. By the end of the war, approximately 65,000 men had been processed through Camp Kearny. After the armistice, it was used as a demobilization center. Today, the Marine Corps operates an air station where Camp Kearny once stood. America needed new massive Army training camps in the run up to World War I. San Diego officials saw that need as another opportunity for economic development.

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