My favorite U.S. history books

A Listmania! list by Chris "Bostonian at heart" (Chicago, IL)
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
1.  Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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  "Simply the best -- an amazing portrait of Lincoln and his presidency"
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Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (Oxford History of the United States)
2.  Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (Oxford History of the United States) by David M. Kennedy
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Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940
3.  Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 by George Chauncey
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The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit (Princeton Studies in American Politics)
4.  The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit (Princeton Studies in American Politics) by Thomas J. Sugrue
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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
5.  Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis
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John Adams
6.  John Adams by David McCullough
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Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
7.  Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference by David J. Garrow
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Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama's Black Belt
8.  Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama's Black Belt by Hasan Kwame Jeffries
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No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
9.  No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States)
10.  Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States) by James M. McPherson
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Alexander Hamilton
11.  Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
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Grant
12.  Grant by Jean Edward Smith
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
13.  Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson
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Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974 (Oxford History of the United States)
14.  Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974 (Oxford History of the United States) by James T. Patterson
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Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
15.  Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.) by James L. Swanson
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1776
16.  1776 by David McCullough
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American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic
17.  American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic by Joseph J. Ellis
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The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America
18.  The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America by Thurston Clarke
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Trouble in Mind
19.  Trouble in Mind by Leon F. Litwack
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Water from the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age
20.  Water from the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age by Sylvia R. Frey
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A. Lincoln: A Biography
21.  A. Lincoln: A Biography by Ronald C. White
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FDR
22.  FDR by Jean Edward Smith
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Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford History of the United States)
23.  Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford History of the United States) by Gordon S. Wood
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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
24.  Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle
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The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution (The Simon & Schuster America Collection)
25.  The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution (The Simon & Schuster America Collection) by David O. Stewart
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Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
26.  Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick
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