Vengeance Trail is the story of a young boy who lived and worked on a Wyoming Territory ranch with his parents. One dreadful night, his world was shattered by the brutal murder of his parents by ruthless raiders, resulting in a graveside vow to bring to justice all involved. It resulted in the young rancher becoming a respected deputy US marshal and gunslinger in fulfilling his vow.
Excerpt from Problems of American Democracy The last opportunity that millions of our citizens will ever have to consider some of these problems in a formal way is in the secondary school. Here education for the many ceases. And even for the smaller number who go to college it is well that at the age when they begin to form positive Opinions a definite opportunity should be afforded to con sider the great questions of society, industry, and govern ment. And so we have in many schools, and shall have in many more, a course known as Problems of Democracy. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book...
Excerpt from Community Civics The boys and girls of our schools constitute the source from Which a thinking citizenship of this kind must be developed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
February 1, 2002 marks the 100th birthday of Langston Hughes. To commemorate the centennial of his birth, Arnold Rampersad has contributed new Afterwords to both volumes of his highly-praised biography of this most extraordinary and prolific American writer. In young adulthood Hughes possessed a nomadic but dedicated spirit that led him from Mexico to Africa and the Soviet Union to Japan, and countless other stops around the globe. Associating with political activists, patrons, and fellow artists, and drawing inspiration from both Walt Whitman and the vibrant Afro-American culture, Hughes soon became the most original and revered of black poets. In the first volume's Afterword, Rampersad looks back at the significant early works Hughes produced, the genres he explored, and offers a new perspective on Hughes's lasting literary influence. Exhaustively researched in archival collections throughout the country, especially in the Langston Hughes papers at Yale University's Beinecke Library, and featuring fifty illustrations per volume, this anniversary edition will offer a new generation of readers entrance to the life and mind of one of the twentieth century's greatest artists.
Botson traces the Jim Crow unionism at Houston's Hughes Tool Company and the efforts of black union activists to bring civil rights issues into the workplace. He also examines the National Labor Relations Board's 1964 decision that racial discrimination by a union was illegal--the equivalent for black workers of Brown v. Board of Education. "Dr. Botson weaves together this tapestry of history with considerable skill and nuance, all the more heartfelt since he spent nine years as an industrial union worker, where he encountered some of the same problems he later discovered in his research of Hughes Tool."--George N. Green, University of Texas at Arlington