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God's Country: A Short History
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The Spirit of Humanity, Justice and Civilization as interpreted by junior members of the Women's League of Women for the benefit of the Women's Memorial Fund.
Illustrations from GOD’S COUNTRY by Ralph Barton published by Knopf in 1929. Just picked this book up today and thought I’d share some of the drawings with you. I love this stuff but then I listen to an episode of the Jack Benny radio program every night before drifting off to sleep.
Cristobal Colon before Ysabel la Catolica.
Good Queen Bess and Sir Walter Raleigh
The manner in which God was worshipped in the seventeenth century.
How the Americans were provided with ancestors.
General George Washington
The first transatlantic flight. God moves from England to America on the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
The Patriot, 1776. "I feel so patriotic I'm about to bust! Hod-dern it! I jest wisht I was young enough to fight! You lucky feller you!"
The birth of the political parties.
John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay, co-authors and producers of, though not actors in, the war of 1812.
The war spirit of 1860.
What loyalty to the flag can be made to lead to when the stars and stripes are re-arranged into two designs instead of one.
Theodore the well beloved.
The prohibition era: American citizens spying on one another.


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