George Bancroft

Bancroft c. 1860 George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian, statesman and Democratic politician who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national and international levels.

During his tenure as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, he established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. He was a senior American diplomat in Europe, leading diplomatic missions to Britain and Germany. Among his best-known writings is the magisterial series, ''History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent''. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
    Published 1834
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    by Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
    Published 1883
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    by Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
    Published 1882
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