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The Pioneers Pulitzer Prize winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin A Massachusetts minister named Manasseh Cutler was instrumental in opening this vast territory to veterans of the Revolutionary War and their families for settlement Included in the Northwest Ordinance were three remarkable conditions freedom of religion, free universal education, and most importantly, the prohibition of slavery In 1788 the first band of pioneers set out from New England for the Northwest Territory under the leadership of Revolutionary War veteran General Rufus Putnam They settled in what is now Marietta on the banks of the Ohio River.McCullough tells the story through five major characters Cutler and Putnam Cutler s son Ephraim and two other men, one a carpenter turned architect, and the other a physician who became a prominent pioneer in American science They and their families created a town in a primeval wilderness, while coping with such frontier realities as floods, fires, wolves and bears, no roads or bridges, no guarantees of any sort, all the while negotiating a contentious and sometimes hostile relationship with the native people Like so many of McCullough s subjects, they let no obstacle deter or defeat them.Drawn in great part from a rare and all but unknown collection of diaries and letters by the key figures, The Pioneers is a uniquely American story of people whose ambition and courage led them to remarkable accomplishments This is a revelatory and quintessentially American story, written with David McCullough s signature narrative energy. Read The Pioneers Author David McCullough – eiyo.us

☆ Read The PioneersEbook By David McCullough – eiyo.us
  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • The Pioneers
  • David McCullough
  • 09 April 2018
  • 1501168681

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  1. says:

    David McCullough always writes appealing books and this one read from an eARC provided by Edelweiss does not disappoint I ve always learned from his books but this one was on a subject that I was not at all acquainted with the first American settlements in the Ohio territory I knew that the Ohio territory was the first west that Americans went flocking to but no other details and I even ended up hauling out an atlas so I could figure out where exactly these first pioneers settled Unlike David McCullough always writes appealing books and this one read from an eARC provided by Edelweiss does not disappoint I ve always learned from his books but this one was on a subject that I was not at all acquainted with the first American settlements in the Ohio territory I knew that the Ohio territory was the first west that Americans went flocking to but no other details and I even ended up hauling out an atlas so I could figure out where exactly these first pioneers settled Unlike his wonderful stories of American icons such as Truman...


  2. says:

    It s always a treat to have a new David McCullough book In The Pioneers, he tells the story of the early settlers of the Ohio River Valley, from those who first moved to the frontier and broke land to those who created communities and governing bodies While the story he tells is specific, focusing on particular families and the region that is now Marietta, Ohio, it gave me a great sense of the changes and movements of those early years of 19th century America and how they were linked to our It s always a treat to have a new David McCullough book In The Pioneers, he tells the story of the early settlers of the Ohio River Valley, from those who first moved to the frontier and broke land to those who created communities and governing bodies While the story he tells is specific, focusing on particular families and the region that is now Marietta, Ohio, it gave me a great sense of the changes and movements of those early years of 19th c...


  3. says:

    This book is infuriating The fact that books that are so blatantly offensive towards Indigenous people can still be published in 2019 is disgusting This book ignores decades of scholarship by Native and allied historians of the region in favor of nationalist propaganda Skip this and read Susan Sleeper Smith s book Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest instead, which covers the Ohio River valley in a similar time period and argues that far from being a primeval wilderness, this region This book is infuriating The fact that books that are so blatantly offensive towards Indigenous people can still be published in 2019 is disgusting This book ignores decades of scholarship by Native and allied historians of th...


  4. says:

    David McCullough is a fabulous historical author who does a lot of research for his books His books are always rich in historical detail and wonderful characters.


  5. says:

    I av reviewed vis book, not cos I av read it or not, but cos I couldn t be bovvad ta review it, I give it five stars for vu gentleman s contribution s but vat is as far as I can go Me family s mad on readin, an we av r...


  6. says:

    preordered 04 04 19 expected release 05 07 19

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