Edgar Allan Poe's satirical short story about a female writer who is told by her editor that she must kill herself and then record the sensations of her death.
Did you know that the United States of America began life as a confederacy, and that it was, in fact, officially called "the Confederacy" between 1781 and 1789? Did you know that for those eight years the U.S. technically operated as, and was also nicknamed, "The Confederate States of America," and that because of this our first constitution was named "The Articles of Confederation"?
Did you know that the conservative South fought the liberal North, not to "preserve slavery," as has been falsely taught, but to preserve the original limited confederate government of the Founding Fathers and the conservative ideals embedded in our first constitution, the Articles of Confederation? And did you know that it was for these reasons that in 1861 the seceding Southern states called themselves "The Confederate States of America"?
In this brief but educational book, The Articles of Confederation Explained: A Clause-by-Clause Study of America's First Constitution, award-winning author and historian Colonel Lochlainn Seabrook explores these topics and more in an in-depth look at the thirteen Articles of Confederation, first formulated in 1777. The complete and original text of each article is provided, along with a clear and simple explanation describing its meaning and intended purpose. Also included in this wonderfully illustrated little work is a list of the ten presidents of the U.S. Confederacy, who served, according to specifications laid out in Article Nine, between the years 1779 and 1789.
With this book, the companion to Colonel Seabrook's bestselling title, The Constitution of the Confederate States of America Explained, you will gain new insight into some of the fascinating facts that are left out of our history books. Discover for yourself why some of America's greatest thinkers, such as the author's cousin Patrick Henry, embraced the Articles of Confederation, and argued against replacing them with the U.S. Constitution and a bigger more powerful central government.
Civil War scholar Lochlainn Seabrook, a descendant of the families of Alexander H. Stephens and John S. Mosby, is the most prolific and popular pro-South writer in the world today. Known as the "new Shelby Foote," he is a recipient of the prestigious Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal and the author of over 50 books that have introduced hundreds of thousands to the truth about the War for Southern Independence. A seventh-generation Kentuckian of Appalachian heritage and the sixth great-grandson of the Earl of Oxford, Colonel Seabrook has a forty-year background in American and Southern history, and is the author of the international blockbuster Everything You Were Taught About the Civil War is Wrong, Ask a Southerner!
His other titles include: The Great Yankee Coverup: What the North Doesn't Want You to Know About Lincoln's War; Confederacy 101: Amazing Facts You Never Knew About America's Oldest Political Tradition; Confederate Flag Facts: What Every American Should Know About Dixie's Southern Cross; Women in Gray: A Tribute to the Ladies Who Supported the Southern Confederacy; Everything You Were Taught About American Slavery is Wrong, Ask a Southerner!; A Rebel Born: A Defense of Nathan Bedford Forrest; Abraham Lincoln: The Southern View; Give This Book to a Yankee: A Southern Guide to the Civil War for Northerners; and Honest Jeff and Dishonest Abe: A Southern Children's Guide to the Civil War.
Craig's SPORT ARTICLES: 'THE WINNING MIND' http: //www.amazon.com/Craigs-SPORT-ARTICLES-WINNING-MIND-ebook/dp/B005KAK95Q/ Craig's Sport Articles: The Winning Mind How to win in the mind, "the top two inches" A collection of Craig Lock's articles on HOW to win in the mind and develop a winning mindset Key words(tags) Success, Success Principles, Motivation, Inspiration, Sports Psychology, Sport, Mind, Mind Control, Positive Thinking and Positive Psychology (enough there now, craig!) All my articles on many other subjects are on the following web sites. Just click on: http: //www.selfgrowth.com/articles/user/15565 and http: //www.ideamarketers.com/library/profile.cfm?writerid=981 (Personal growth, self help, writing, internet marketing, spiritual, 'spiritual writings' (how 'airey-fairey'), words of inspiration and money management, how boring now, craig The submitter's lists of blogs (with extracts from his various writings: articles, books and new manuscripts) is at http: //craigsblogs.wordpress.com "Together, one mind, one life at a time, let's see how many people we can impact, encourage, empower, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials." Enjoy "Total non-techno and impulsive" craig "Life is about finding, then following the dream... and one's dream/vision comes to reality through believing in yourself, making the commitment and then creating it." - craig (1998) from www.craiglockbooks.com CONTENTS PART ONE CHAPTER 1 The Key Elements of Determination and Self Discipline on the Pathway to Success (from 'The Winning Mind') 2 The Principles of Success: 'The Winning Edge' 3 Mind Games: "The Winning Edge" (from 'The Winning Mind and Endless Possibilities, Far and Great Horizons') 4 Determination - the Key to Success in Sport and in Life (from 'Steps to Success, Prosperity and Happiness' and 'The Winning Mind'') 5 It's All up To YOU (from 'Endless Possibilities, Far and Great Horizons') * * PART TWO CHAMPIONS How are they made (or perhaps born) CHAPTER 1 The Traits (Qualities) of a True Champion (from 'The Winning Mind', 'The Winning Edge' and 'Endless Possibilities, Far and Great Horizons') 2 Who and What is a True Champion? 3 The Mind-set and Spirit of a Champion APPENDIX 1 A "Review" of the Book 'Bounce': How Champions are Made (by Matthew Sayed) 2 Capturing Sports True Spirit 3 Sport For Peace Enjoy "passionate sports fanatic" craig From http: //www.amazon.com/Craigs-SPORT-ARTICLES-WINNING-MIND-ebook/dp/B005KAK95Q/
A Writer's Resource is a tabbed version of the Maimon handbook and includes updated features like "Start Smart" which helps students know where to start and how to navigate all their common writing assignments. The Maimon handbooks support student and instructor success by consistently presenting and using the writing situation as a framework for beginning, analyzing and navigating any type of writing. Start Smart offers an easy, step-by-step process map to navigate three common types of writing assignments. Other new features support critical thinking and deeper understandings of common assignments. Its digital program addresses critical instructor and administrator needs - with adaptive diagnostic tools, individualized learning plans, peer review, and outcomes based assessment. Connect Composition will also fully integrate into the Blackboard CMS for single sign on and autosync for all assignment and grade book utilities.
This slim volume counters the well-meaning but less-than-knowledgeable assertions of opponents to an Article V state amendments convention. Beginning with a Lockean sketch of the Founders' free government principles, followed by the Framers' struggle to provide an amending process at the Federal Convention of 1787, Rodney Dodsworth puts to rest the improbable occurrence of a "runaway" convention and why a call to convention is essential to saving the American Republic.
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