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1 The 57 Bus - Dashka Slater
Auteur : Dashka Slater
Genre : General Nonfiction
One teenager in a skirt.
One teenager with a lighter.
One moment that changes both of their lives forever.

If it weren’t for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment.

The 57 Bus is Dashka Slater's true account of the case that garnered international attention and thrust both teenagers

2 Bloody Times - James L. Swanson
Auteur : James L. Swanson
Genre : History
New York Times bestselling author James L. Swanson brings to life the fast-paced, suspense-filled story of Abraham Lincoln's and Jefferson Davis's final journeys through our wounded nation following the Civil War. This middle grade nonfiction book is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 7 to 8, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

This suspense-filled true-crime thriller—the young readers’ adaptation of Swanson’s Bloody Crimes—explores two epic events of the Civil War era: the manhunt to apprehend Confederate president Jefferson Davis in the wake of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and the momentous 20-day funeral pageant that brought President Lincoln’s body from Washington, DC to his home in Springfield.

Full of fascinating

3 The Borden Murders - Sarah Miller
Auteur : Sarah Miller
Genre : Coming of Age
With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core.
Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one.
In a compelling, linear narrative, Miller takes readers along as she investigates a brutal crime: the August 4, 1892, murders of wealthy and prominent Andrew and Abby Borden. The accused? Mild-mannered and highly respected Lizzie Borden, daughter of Andrew and stepdaughter of Abby. Most of what is known about Lizzie’s arrest and subsequent trial (and acquittal) comes from sensationalized newspaper reports; as Miller sorts fact from fiction, and as a legal battle gets under way, a gripping portrait of a woman and a town emerges.
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5 Politics: A Treatise on Government - Aristoteles
Auteur : Aristoteles
Genre : Philosophy
Ristotle provided many brilliant insights into the political thinking, strategy, of leaders and the military. In many ways, it remains unsurpassed and it ought to be required reading in undergraduate classes on political strategy. Aristotle referred to leaders of each city-state over decades, if not centuries.

6 United States Documents - US Government
Auteur : US Government
Genre : Politics & Current Events
Compiled in this massive digitalized collection are over 60 landmark United States documents including: court decisions, speeches, declarations, consitutions, and acts.
Accompanied with most of the documents in this selection are over 90 original scanned images of the documents, serving as a great primary source reference and companion for those interested in learning about the history of the United States. These documents have not been altered since their conception.

Included in this collection: Magna Carta, Bill of Rights, United States Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Maryland Tolerance Act, Jackson on 'Indian Removal",
Lincoln's 'House Divided' speech, Articles of Confederation, Mayflower Compact, Social Security Act, Lee Resolution, Virginia Constitution, Common Sense, Washington's Inauguration, Louisana Purchase, Northwest Ordinance, Declaration of

7 Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold - Jean Fritz
Auteur : Jean Fritz
Genre : Biography
Benedict Arnold always carried things too far. As a boy he did crazy things like climbing atop a burning roof and picking a fight with the town constable. As a soldier, he was even more reckless. He was obsessed with being the leader and the hero in every battle, and he never wanted to surrender. He even killed his own horse once rather than give it to the enemy.
Where did the extremism lead Arnold? To treason.
America's most notorious traitor is brought to life as Jean Fritz relays the engrossing story of Benedict Arnold -- a man whose pride, ambition, and self-righteousness drove him to commit the heinous crime of treason against the United States during the American Revolution.

“A highly entertaining biography illuminating the personality of a complex man.” —Horn Book
“A gripping story. . . As compelling as a thriller, t

8 What Is the Declaration of Independence? - Michael C. Harris, Who HQ & Jerry Hoare
Auteur : Michael C. Harris, Who HQ & Jerry Hoare
Genre : History
Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!

On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation—The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. Discover the true story of one of the most radical and uplifting documents in history and follow the action that fueled the Revolutionary War.

9 The Declaration of Independence & United States Constitution – Including Bill of Rights and Complete Amendments - George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison & U.S. Government
Auteur : George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison & U.S. Government
Genre : Political Science
This collection is an essential reading for all those who wish to learn about the creation of the American nation. It is comprised of the most important legal documents in early American history which are considered instrumental to its founding and philosophy: The United States Declaration of Independence, The Constitution and Bill of Rights. Also included - The Federalist Papers and Inaugural Speeches from the first three American presidents - our Founding Fathers. Their words provide additional insights on how the American identity was shaped. Discover the real roots of the present day Government.
Table of Contents:
Declaration of Independence (1776)
U.S. Constitution (1787)
Bill of Rights (1791)
Amendments (1792-1991)
The Federalist Papers (1787-1788)
Inaugural Speeches:
George Washington (1789, 1793)
John Adams (1797)

10 Bomb - Steve Sheinkin
Auteur : Steve Sheinkin
Genre : History
Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War in Bomb: The Race to Buildand Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon.

A Newbery Honor book
A National Book Awards finalist for Young People's Literature
A Washington Post Best Kids Books of the Year title

In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned three continents.

In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into

11 Second Treatise of Government - John Locke
Auteur : John Locke
Genre : Politics & Current Events
In the state of nature, natural law governs behavior, and each person has license to execute that law against someone who wrongs them by infringing on their rights. People take what they need from the earth, but hoard just enough to cover their needs. Eventually, people begin to trade their excess goods with each other, until they develop a common currency for barter, or money.

12 What Is the Constitution? - Patricia Brennan Demuth, Who HQ & Tim Foley
Auteur : Patricia Brennan Demuth, Who HQ & Tim Foley
Genre : History
We the people at Who HQ bring readers the full story--arguments and all--of how the US Constitution came into being.

Signed on September 17, 1787--four years after the American War for Independence--the Constitution laid out the supreme law of the United States of America. Today it's easy for us to take this blueprint of our government for granted. But the Framers--fifty-five men from almost all of the original 13 states--argued fiercely for many months over what ended up being only a four-page document. Here is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the hotly fought issues--those between Northern and Southern States; big states and little ones--and the key players such as James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and George Washington who suffered through countless revisions to make the Constitution happen.

13 Near Dark - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Instant #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller

“Fast-paced...pulse-pounding...supremely entertaining…His best ever.” —The Washington Times

“If you love thrillers…if you’ve ever read a thriller you enjoyed…if you think you *might* like a thriller…you HAVE to order Brad Thor’s Near Dark. This might be the single greatest thriller I’ve covered on The Real Book Spy. It’s amazing!”The Real Book Spy

Scot Harvath returns in the newest thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor.

The world’s largest bounty has just been placed upon America’s top spy. His only hope for survival is to outwit, outrun, and outlast his enemies long enough to get to the truth.

14 Government - Anthony Anamgba
Auteur : Anthony Anamgba
Genre : Public Administration
Government is a body of people who determine common policies, regulate common affairs, and promote common interests in the State.

It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you government.

It analyzes the functions of government and outlines how a government must act.

It appraises the differences between the State and society, and between the State and nation.

It lays emphasis on the basic concepts of government.

It throws light on the types of power. It explains how to obtain and exercise power in the State.

It sheds light on the types of authority. It discusses how to obtain and exercise authority in the State.

It identifies the transition from legitimacy to sovereignty. It examines the location of sovereignty in modern States.

It casts light on political culture. It evaluates the componen

15 How Does The US Government Work? Government for Kids Children's Government Books - Universal Politics
Auteur : Universal Politics
Genre : Social Studies
For children wanting to acquire information on the many federal bodies and regulations that keep a government working, this is the book to have. This book discusses how government collect taxes and for what purpose. It provides relatable accounts on how the government serves as the central force that makes living in the US more bearable or more difficult. Encourage the habit of reading to learn. Pick a copy now!

16 Free Fall - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
The prelude to Hidden Order, Brad Thor's riveting and pulse-pounding Scot Harvath thriller.

17 Training Circular TC 3-21.76 Ranger Handbook April 2017 - United States Government US Army
Auteur : United States Government US Army
Genre : Engineering
The principal audience for this publication Training Circular TC 3-21.76 The Ranger Handbook are U.S. Army Rangers and combat arms units. Commanders and staffs of Army headquarters serving as joint task force or multinational headquarters, trainers, and educators throughout the Army will also use this publication. The Ranger Handbook is mainly written for U.S. Army Rangers and other light Infantry units, however it should also serve as a handy reference for other U.S. military units as it contains a summary of other manuals such as ATP 3-21.8, ADP 6-22, ATP 3-21.10 ADRP 3-0, ATTP 3-06.11, ATP 4-01.45, FM 6-22, FM 22-100, FM 3-21.8, FM 7-8, FM 3-21.10, FM 7-10, FM 3-90, and FM 3-55.93. It covers how Infantry squad- and platoon-sized elements conduct combat operations in varied terrains. It cites other Army resources to ensure continuity. This handbook provides squad and platoon leaders

18 A History of Civil Rights Through Legislation: Constitutional Amendments, Laws, Supreme Court Decisions & Key Foreign Policy Acts - U.S. Government, U.S. Supreme Court & U.S. Congress
Auteur : U.S. Government, U.S. Supreme Court & U.S. Congress
Genre : Law
This collection incorporates the crucial democratic principles on which our identity as Americans is based. From the Declaration of Independence to the Civil Rights Act of 1968, this edition contains 40 most important decisions and acts that shaped the legal system and democracy of the USA.
Table of Contents:
Declaration of Independence (1776)
U.S. Constitution (1787)
Bill of Rights (1791)
Amendments (1792-1991)
The Federalist Papers (1787-1788)
Marbury vs Madison (1803)
The Louisiana Purchase Treaty (1803)
Treaty of Ghent (1814)
Monroe Doctrine (1823)
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848)
Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
Gettysburg Address (1863)
The Civil Rights Act of 1866
Treaty of Fort Laramie/Sioux Treaty (1868)
The Enforcement Act of 1870
The Second Enforcement Act of 1871 (Ku Klux Klan Act of 1

19 1984 - George Orwell
Auteur : George Orwell
Genre : Classics
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

With extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity, George Orwell’s 1984 takes on new life in this edition.

“Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—The New Yorker
In 1984, London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match agai

20 Black List - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor returns with his most explosive thriller ever.

Somewhere deep inside the United States government is a closely guarded list. Members of Congress never get to see it—only the President and a secret team of advisors. Once your name is on the list, it doesn’t come off…until you’re dead.

Someone has just added counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath’s name.

Somehow Harvath must evade the teams dispatched to kill him long enough to untangle who has targeted him and why they want him out of the way.

Somewhere, someone, somehow can put all the pieces together. The only question is, will Harvath get to that person before the United States suffers the most withering terrorist attack ever conceived?

21 Hidden Order - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor returns with his hottest and most action-packed thriller yet!

The most secretive organization in America operates without accountability to the American people. Hiding in the shadows, pretending to be part of the United States Government, its power is beyond measure.

Control of this organization has just been lost and the future of the nation has been thrust into peril.

When the five candidates being considered to head this mysterious agency suddenly go missing, covert counter-terrorism operative, Scot Harvath is summoned to Washington and set loose on the most dangerous chase ever to play out on American soil.

But as the candidates begin turning up murdered, the chase becomes an all-too-public spectacle with every indicator suggesting that the plot

22 Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults) - Bryan Stevenson
Auteur : Bryan Stevenson
Genre : Social Studies
The young adult adaptation of the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestseller Just Mercy--now a major motion picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Foxx, and Brie Larson and the subject of an HBO documentary feature!

In this very personal work--adapted from the original #1 bestseller, which the New York Times calls "as compelling as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so"--acclaimed lawyer and social justice advocate Bryan Stevenson offers a glimpse into the lives of the wrongfully imprisoned and his efforts to fight for their freedom.

Stevenson's story is one of working to protect basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society--the poor, the wrongly convicted, and those whose lives have been marked by discrimination and marginalization. Through this adaptation, youn

23 The English Girl - Daniel Silva
Auteur : Daniel Silva
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Daniel Silva delivers another spectacular thriller starring Gabriel Allon, The English Girl. When a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister’s career is threatened with destruction. Allon, the wayward son of Israeli intelligence, is thrust into a game of shadows where nothing is what it seems...and where the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth…
Silva’s work has captured the imagination of millions worldwide; his #1 New York Times bestselling series which chronicles the adventures of art-restorer and master spy Gabriel Allon has earned the praise of readers and reviewers everywhere. This captivating new page-turner from the undisputed master of spy fiction is sure to thrill new and old fans alike.

24 Halloween Mysteries: 9 Terrifying Stories that Took Place on Halloween: True Tales - Roger P. Mills
Auteur : Roger P. Mills
Genre : Spirituality
For most people, Halloween is a fun time. It’s a time to dress up, go to parties and socialize with friends and family. A time to be deliciously but harmlessly frightened by stories about murder, mayhem and the supernatural.

However, a significant part of the fun of Halloween is that it allows us to be scared without ever feeling really threatened or unsettled. After all, the stories we like to tell and watch and listen to at Halloween are just that, stories. No matter how scary they may be, we can always comfort ourselves with the knowledge that they aren’t real...

However, I’m afraid that isn’t true of any of the stories in this collection. These are all factual accounts of brutal murders, mysterious disappearances and unexplained deaths which happened at Halloween. You’ll read here about children who vanished from their homes or strollers on Halloween.

25 Massacres of the South (1551-1815) - Alexandre Dumas
Auteur : Alexandre Dumas
Genre : Politics & Government
Persecution and proselytism kept pace with each other, but the blood that was shed produced the usual effect: it rendered the soil on which it fell fruitful, and after two or three years of struggle, during which two or three hundred Huguenots had been burnt or hanged, Nimes awoke one morning with a Protestant majority. In 1556 the consuls received a sharp reprimand on account of the leaning of the city towards the doctrines of the Reformation; but in 1557, one short year after this admonition, Henri II was forced to confer the office of president of the Presidial Court on William de Calviere, a Protestant.

26 The Black Widow - Daniel Silva
Auteur : Daniel Silva
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
#1 NYT Bestseller

#1 USA Bestseller

#1 WSJ Bestseller

An Amazon Editors' Best Book of the Year

A Kirkus Best Fiction Book of the Year

An iBooks Book of the Month

“Fascinating, suspenseful, and bated-breath exciting…. Silva proves once again that he can rework familiar genre material and bring it to new life.”
   — Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Silva builds suspense like a symphony conductor.... A winner on all fronts.”
   — Booklist, starred review

Bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another spellbinding international thriller—one that finds the legendary Gabriel Allon grappling with an ISIS mastermind.

Gabriel Allon, the art restorer, spy, and assassin described as the most compelling fictional creation "since Ian

27 How to Become a US Citizen - US Government Textbook Children's Government Books - Baby Professor
Auteur : Baby Professor
Genre : Coming of Age
In order to develop a sense of patriotism in your child, how about educating him/her about the tedious process of gaining US citizenship? You can use this educational book as a valuable resource for such purpose. Giving your child books will encourage a love for reading and an undeniable attraction for knowledge. Make sure, though, that you choose the right books for the job. Happy reading!

28 Full Black - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor brings his darkest and most intriguing thriller yet—a terrifying story of espionage and betrayal—brilliantly paced with superb nonstop action.

Born in the shadows and kept from heads of state, there are some missions so deadly, so sensitive, that they simply don’t exist. When one such mission goes horribly wrong, a wave of dramatic terrorist attacks is set in motion. Their goal: the complete and total collapse of the United States.

With the CIA’s intelligence abilities hobbled, former Navy SEAL Team 6 member turned covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath launches an audacious plan to infiltrate the terrorists’ network and prevent one of the biggest threats the United States has ever faced.

Simultaneously, a foreign wet work team has been sent

29 Act of War - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor delivers his most frightening and pulse-pounding thriller ever!

After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There’s just one problem—no one knows if she can be trusted.

But when six exchange students go missing, two airplane passengers trade places, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a deadly chain of events is set in motion.

With the United States facing an imminent and devastating attack, America’s new president must turn to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to help carry out two of the most dangerous operations in the country’s history.

Code-named “Gold Dust” and “Blackbird,” they are shrouded in absolute secrecy as either of them, if di

30 Foreign Agent - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
“The best thriller of the exciting and entertaining read.” —The Washington Times

“A top-notch thriller.” —Bill O’Reilly

From #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor—a brilliant thriller as “current as tomorrow’s headlines” (Dan Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author). Terrorism in Europe has spun out of control. The United States has decided on a dramatic response. Now, the CIA needs a very special kind of operative.

Scot Harvath has exactly the skills the CIA is looking for. He’s a former US Navy SEAL with extensive experience in espionage. Working for a private intelligence company, he will provide the CIA, and more important, the President, with absolute deniability.

But deep within the Russian Caucasus, Moscow also has its own

31 Code of Conduct - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
“Thor tops himself again and again.” —

“Feels like the TV show 24 on the page.” —The Associated Press

#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor presents his greatest thriller ever—an action-packed literary tour de force!

Hidden deep within one of the world’s most powerful organizations is a secret committee with a devastating agenda. Its members are afforded incredible protections—considered elites, untouchables.

But when four seconds of video is captured halfway around the world and anonymously transmitted to DC, covert wheels are set in motion, and counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is tapped to undertake the deadliest assignment of his career.

What begins as a favor will evolve into a globe-spanning drama of highly personal stakes played out agai

32 "The President Has Been Shot!": The Assassination of John F. Kennedy - James L. Swanson
Auteur : James L. Swanson
Genre : Biography
In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Scholastic YA book, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, Swanson will deploy his signature "you are there" style -- a riveting, ticking-clock pace, with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy -- to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before.

The book will be illustrated with archival photos, and will have diagrams, source notes, bibliography, places to visit, and an index.

33 The Lions of Lucerne - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
In his daring and chilling first novel, #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor draws us into a sinister labyrinth of political intrigue and international terrorism, serving up an explosive cocktail of unrelenting action as one man is pushed to the edge.

On the snow-covered slopes of Utah, the President of the United States has been kidnapped and his Secret Service detail massacred. Only one agent has survived—ex-Navy SEAL Scot Harvath. He doesn’t buy the official line that Middle Eastern terrorists are behind the attack and begins his own campaign to find the truth and exact revenge. But now, framed for murder by a sinister cabal, Harvath takes his fight to the towering mountains of Switzerland—and joins forces with beautiful Claudia Mueller of the Swiss Federal Attorney’s Office. Together they must brave the subzero temperatures and sheer heights

34 The Heist - Daniel Silva
Auteur : Daniel Silva
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva’s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue.

Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one . . . 

Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled readers with sixteen thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back—from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East. His brilliant creation, Gabriel Allon—art restorer, assassin, spy—has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents, including George Smiley, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne, and Simon Templar.

Following the success of his smash hit The English Girl, Daniel Silva returns wit

35 The Evolution of Civil Rights in USA: Enduring Fight Against Racism With Legislation - U.S. Government & U.S. Supreme Court
Auteur : U.S. Government & U.S. Supreme Court
Genre : Law
e-artnow presents to you a unique legal civil right collection comprised of the most important U.S. Civil Rights Acts and Supreme Court decisions considering racial discrimination.
Table of Contents:
Emancipation Proclamation & Gettysburg Address (1863)
Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1865)
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1868)
Reconstruction Acts (1867-1868)
Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1870)
Enforcement Act of 1870
The First Enforcement Act of 1871 (to enforce the rights of citizens of the United States to vote in the several States of this Union)
The Second Enforcement Act of 1871 (Ku Klux Klan Act)
Civil Rights Act of 1875
Executive Order 9981 (1948)
Voting Rights Law of 1965
Executive Order 11246 (1965)

36 Cross Fire - James Patterson
Auteur : James Patterson
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Wedding bells ring

Detective Alex Cross and Bree's wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.'s most corrupt: a dirty congressmen and an underhanded lobbyist. Next, the elusive gunman begins picking off other crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories--is the marksman a hero or a vigilante?

A murderer returns

The case explodes, and the FBI assigns agent Max Siegel to the investigation. As Alex and Siegel battle over jurisdiction, the murders continue. It becomes clear that they are the work of a professional who has detailed knowledge of his victims' movements--information that only a Washington insider could possess.

Caught in a lethal cross fire

As Alex contends with the sniper, Siegel, and the wedding, he receives a call fro

37 Spymaster - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Scot Harvath must do whatever it takes to prevent the United States from being dragged into a deadly war in this heart-pounding thriller that is “timely, raw, and filled with enough action for two books” (The Real Book Spy) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor.

Across Europe, a secret organization has begun attacking diplomats. Back in the United States, a foreign ally demands the identity of a highly placed covert asset. Between the two, all the ingredients are there for an all-out war.

With his mentor out of the game, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath must take on the role he has spent his career avoiding. But, as with everything else he does, he intends to rewrite the rules—all of them.

In Spymaster, Scot Harvath is more cunning, more dangerous, and deadlier than ever before.

38 Backlash - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
“Raw emotion, nonstop action, and relentless pacing makes Backlash another one-night read from Brad Thor, who delivers the book to beat in 2019.” —The Real Book Spy

#1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 Publishers Weekly bestselling author Brad Thor is back with his most gripping thriller yet!

In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, there was no crossing back.

They were fearless; men of honor who have been known throughout history by different names: Spartan, Viking, Samurai.

Today, men like these still strike from the shadows. Th

39 The First Conspiracy (Young Reader's Edition) - Brad Meltzer & Josh Mensch
Auteur : Brad Meltzer & Josh Mensch
Genre : History
#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer unravels the truth behind the secret assassination attempt on George Washington and how the plot helped create the CIA and the FBI in this young reader's adaptation for younger audiences.

The early days of the Revolutionary War.

It supposedly began with Thomas Hickey, a private in the Continental Army, and New York governor William Tryon. In an astonishing power grab, they plotted to kill Hickey's boss: a man by the name of George Washington.

In the end, Hickey was caught, brought to trial, and found guilty. It would seem he became the first person in the new nation to be executed for treason.

But to this day, nobody knows for sure if this story is true. In The First Conspiracy, Brad Meltzer sheds light on the close-kept secrets and compelling details surrounding

40 Tommy - Karen Blumenthal
Auteur : Karen Blumenthal
Genre : History
John Taliaferro Thompson had a mission: to develop a lightweight, fast-firing weapon that would help Americans win on the battlefield. His Thompson submachine gun could deliver a hundred bullets in a matter of seconds—but didn't find a market in the U.S. military. Instead, the Tommy gun became the weapon of choice for a generation of bootleggers and bank-robbing outlaws, and became a deadly American icon. Following a bloody decade—and eighty years before the mass shootings of our own time—Congress moved to take this weapon off the streets, igniting a national debate about gun control. Critically-acclaimed author Karen Blumenthal tells the fascinating story of this famous and deadly weapon—of the lives it changed, the debate it sparked, and the unprecedented response it inspired.

41 US Government Economics - Local, State and Federal How Taxes and Government Spending Work 4th Grade Children's Government Books - Baby Professor
Auteur : Baby Professor
Genre : Careers & Occupations
How do taxes work? How do governments collect and spend them? Lean the ways of the government through this informative picture book for kids. It’s important that your child is aware of how societies are run so that he/she can help in safeguarding the nation later in life. Build your child’s knowledge with one topic at a time. Buy this book today.

42 Against All Enemies - Tom Clancy & Peter Telep
Auteur : Tom Clancy & Peter Telep
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Racing from the remote, war-scarred landscapes of the Middle East to the blood-soaked chaos of the U.S.-Mexico border, #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Clancy delivers a heart-stopping thriller that is frighteningly close to reality.

Working behind the scenes for the CIA, ex-Navy SEAL Maxwell Moore arrives at a rendezvous to take charge of a high-ranking Taliban captive and barely escapes with his life. Undaunted, Moore is relentless in his quest to find the terrorist cell responsible, but what he discovers leads him to a much darker conspiracy in an unexpected part of the globe...

After years of planning, the Taliban have come to terms with a vicious Mexican drug cartel and agreed to supply them with opium. For the cartel, the deal means money, power, and ultimate control of the drug trade. But for the Taliban, it is a lo

43 Things That Matter - Charles Krauthammer
Auteur : Charles Krauthammer
Genre : Political Science
From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, a must-have collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenged conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer dazzled readers for decades with his keen insight into politics and government. His weekly column was a must-read in Washington and across the country. Don’t miss the best of Krauthammer’s intelligence, erudition and wit collected in one volume.
Readers will find here not only the country’s leading conservative thinker offering a pas­sionate defense of limited government, but also a highly independent mind whose views—on feminism, evolution and the death penalty, for example—defy ideological con

44 Government - Bentley Boyd
Auteur : Bentley Boyd
Genre : Education
Most adults agree that one goal of social studies education is to build better citizens. Chester the Crab can help! The four chapters in this graphic novel turn political theory into funny and active visual examples -- from forming a new government on an alien planet to passing a law that will power bicycles with solar energy. Included are chapters on how we elect a president (including a great visual explanation of the Electoral College!) and what the parts of a presidential cabinet are. This rollicking, colorful graphic novel will excite reluctant readers, prepare students for standardized tests in history and help homeschooling parents. Each page has a themed title in the form of a question, so a student can explore one page at a time if he or she chooses. It's full-color fun for visual learners.

45 Path of the Assassin - Brad Thor
Auteur : Brad Thor
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Scot Harvath series and “heir to Tom Clancy and Robert Ludlum” (Chicago Tribune) returns with this unputdownable, white-knuckled thriller following the Secret Service agent as he’s on the trail of the world’s most ruthless terrorist.

After rescuing the President from kidnappers in Thor’s roaring debut, The Lions of Lucerne, Secret Service agent Scot Harvath shifts his attentions to rooting out, capturing, or killing all those responsible for the plot. As he prepares to close out his list, a bloody and twisted trail of clues points toward one man—the world’s most dangerous terrorist.

Only one problem remains: Harvath and his CIA-led team have no idea what the man looks like. With no alternative, they are forced to recruit a civilian—a woman who has survived a brutal hijacking

46 The Terminal List - Jack Carr
Auteur : Jack Carr
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers

A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller that is “so powerful, so pulse-pounding, so well-written—rarely do you read a debut novel this damn good” (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author).

On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece’s entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government.

Now, with no family and free from the military’s command structure, Reece applies the lessons th

47 It Was All a Lie - Stuart Stevens
Auteur : Stuart Stevens
Genre : Political Science
"A brilliant, unflinching look at the descent of the GOP - backed up with data, historic sweep & first person insights. This one is a must read." --John Avlon

"I devoured an early copy in one sitting the day it arrived - highly recommend It Was All a Lie if you want to try to understand how the GOP got to this very dark place." --Elise Jordan

"It's great! Highly recommend." --Max Boot

From the most successful Republican political operative of his generation, a searing, unflinching, and deeply personal exposé of how his party became what it is today

Stuart Stevens spent decades electing Republicans at every level, from presidents to senators to local officials. He knows the GOP as intimately as anyone in America, and in this new book he offers a devastating portrait of a party that has lost its moral and political compa

48 US Federal Aviation Regulations(FAR) - US Government
Auteur : US Government
Genre : Travel & Adventure
United States Federal Aviation Regulations. Includes FAR: 14CFR Parts 1 through 198. And other regulations of interest to pilots: NTSB 49 CFR Part 830. and TSA 49 CFR parts 1540,1550 and 1552. Current as of January 1, 2011

49 Insane Clown President - Matt Taibbi & Victor Juhasz
Auteur : Matt Taibbi & Victor Juhasz
Genre : Politics & Current Events
Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy’s uncertain future, by the country’s most perceptive and fearless political journalist.

The 2016 presidential contest as told by Matt Taibbi, from its tragicomic beginnings to its apocalyptic conclusion, is in fact the story of Western civilization’s very own train wreck. Years before the clown car of candidates was fully loaded, Taibbi grasped the essential themes of the story: the power of spectacle over substance, or even truth; the absence of a shared reality; the nihilistic rebellion of the white working class; the death of the political establishment; and the emergence of a new, explicit form of white nationalism that would destroy what was left of the Kingian dream of a successful pluralistic society.

Taibbi captures, with dead-on, real-time analysis, the f

50 C is for Constitution - US Government Book for Kids Children's Government Books - Baby Professor
Auteur : Baby Professor
Genre : Political Science
A nation’s constitution represents the laws that must be followed. Constitutions depend on the kind of government prevalent in a nation. This book will give you a deeper understanding of what the constitution is and what it is not. Reading learning resources on your own will help influence your ability to absorb information on your own pace. Grab a copy today!
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