Portrait of the Monster as a Young Man

Hitler’s formative years, 1889 to 1918, which reveal the sources ...


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Vigilante Wars

United States History American History U.S. History U.S. Government

The 1849 Gold Rush in California brought to a boiling point the new state’s unruly politics and produced mob rule in the muddy streets of San Francisco. Cecelia Holland’s compelling account of these events reveals a disturbing underside of democratic government in a nation headed for civil war.

Tags:  Gold Rush - San Francisco - Mob violence - California history

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