By Brent D. Glass
A exclusive consultant to fifty of crucial cultural and historical websites within the usa absolute to fascinate, train, and entertain—selected and defined by means of the previous director of the Smithsonian’s nationwide Museum of yank History.
From Massachusetts to Florida to Washington to California, 50 nice American locations takes you on a trip via our nation’s historical past. Sharing the interior tales of web sites as outdated as Mesa Verde (Colorado) and Cahokia (Illinois) and as contemporary as Silicon Valley (California) and the Mall of the USA (Minnesota), every one essay presents the old context for areas that characterize primary American topics: the compelling tale of democracy and self-government; the dramatic impression of army clash; the strong function of innovation and company; the inspiring achievements of various cultural traditions; and the defining effect of the land and its resources.[/b] specialist historian Brent D. Glass explores those topics through connecting areas, humans, and occasions and divulges a countrywide narrative that's frequently extraordinary, occasionally tragic, and continuously engaging—complete with photos, web content for additional info, and recommendations for different locations within sight worthy traveling.
Sites you'll anticipate to learn about—in Boston, long island, and Washington, DC—are right here, in addition to lots of surprises, equivalent to the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe, or Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, or the Village eco-friendly in Hudson, Ohio; much less visible locations that, including the extra recognized locations, jointly inform the tale of the USA. For households who are looking to make a journey that's either academic and wonderful, for background fans, or a person occupied with our country’s maximum locations, this ebook is definitely the right consultant.
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2010). It requires employers with more than 100 staff in counties with a population of more than 150,000 people to develop and implement programs to reduce peak period trips (Enoch and Rye 2006). More than 700 employers are involved in the program (Enoch and Rye 2006; Rye 1999b). The ‘locally-owned’ nature of the mandate (passed at a state rather than federal level) and the emphasis on reducing traffic congestion and energy consumption, are considered to be reasons for the survival of the mandate (Enoch 2012).
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