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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 12:52 am

The World’s Story Volume XII: The United States by Eva March Tappan (1854 - 1930).
This is the twelfth volume of the 15-volume series of <i>The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art</i>, edited by Eva March Tappan. Each book is a compilation of selections from prose literature, poetry and pictures and offers a comprehensive presentation of the world's history, art and culture, from the early times till the beginning of the 20th century. Part XII compiles stories about the early history of the United States, starting with the first explorers, the fights with the native Americans, the early settlers and culminating with the struggle for independence from the European leaders. ( Sonia)
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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 1:30 am

And here we go with the 12th book in the World Story series. As expected, we'll get to know all we ever wanted about the United States, actually in this project and in the next one. Indian tribes fighting the settlers, Salem zealots burning alleged witches at the stake, Bostonians organizing a tea party :mrgreen: There's probably a story for every taste.

Unfortunately what is not included this time is a drama excerpt. Sorry about that. :(

As before, here are a few special rules for this project series:

1) I would like to have the footnotes included. Just put them right after the footnote marker, or wherever you think it fits well.
Say: “Footnote - [read footnote] - End of Footnote”.
This is for pure footnotes, not for the editor's intros. Please read those the way they are written in the text.

2) the explanations to the illustrations will again be included. They have their special sections. Please include every detail from the title, including, painter, time, or whatever is written in the book. Basically everything that is written in the MW. And please also include the line "photograph/painting, page xx" at the end of the title.

3) I have noted down in the MW where to read the long LV disclaimer. All sections under 3 pages long can use the short disclaimer. Check the first post on how to read the intros.

This is officially launched now. :)

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 1:31 am

oh and Sandra asked me to choose a couple of sections for her, so here goes:

> section 4: Columbus
> section 77: Patrick Henry delivering his celebrated oration

I hope you like them :)

Sonia

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Post by alanmapstone » July 6th, 2020, 1:41 am

48 85 88 please!
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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 1:44 am

alanmapstone wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 1:41 am
48 85 88 please!
ah first claimant ! thank you, Alan, I'll reserve them for you.

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Post by alanmapstone » July 6th, 2020, 1:45 am

Also 28 41 54 83 please!
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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 1:49 am

alanmapstone wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 1:45 am
Also 28 41 54 83 please!
:lol: this is becoming a habit. Thank you, again :)

Sonia

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Post by alanmapstone » July 6th, 2020, 1:53 am

Can I add 21 as well 😺
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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 1:54 am

alanmapstone wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 1:53 am
Can I add 21 as well 😺
well since you put a kitten smilie to the request, I can hardly say no ;) thanks

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Post by alanmapstone » July 6th, 2020, 2:00 am

Just one more, section 80, and I promise I really will stop now 😺😺😺😺😺😺
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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 2:13 am

alanmapstone wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 2:00 am
Just one more, section 80, and I promise I really will stop now 😺😺😺😺😺😺
:lol: the cats are multiplying. This can become scary soon. Section 80 is reserved for you as well. I like enthusiasm. Thank you, Alan.

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Post by WiltedScribe » July 6th, 2020, 3:20 am

Hurrah, a new World's Story! I'll be frugal this time, though. :lol: May I claim 12, 31, 68, 76 and 90?
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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 3:22 am

WiltedScribe wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 3:20 am
Hurrah, a new World's Story! I'll be frugal this time, though. :lol: May I claim 12, 31, 68, 76 and 90?
ah thank you, Tomas, glad to have you in this one as well :) Have fun with these !

Sonia

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Post by neecheelok70 » July 6th, 2020, 3:33 am

May I have 30, 42, 57, 74, and 94 for now. Jim :thumbs:

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Post by Kitty » July 6th, 2020, 3:36 am

neecheelok70 wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 3:33 am
May I have 30, 42, 57, 74, and 94 for now. Jim :thumbs:
of course, thank you for participating in this part as well. Now, after roaming the whole world, you are on home-terrain finally :mrgreen:

Sonia

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