Mini Copy Book

American Civil War

Sublime Christian Heroism

In replying to a letter of support from Manchester’s cotton workers, US President Lincoln showed how deeply touched he had been.

Length: 58 words

American Revolutionary War

A Declaration of Independence

On July 4th, 1776, a group of American colonists gathered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to present delegates of the Thirteen Colonies with a historic document.

Length: 58 words

Liberty and Prosperity

The Blaze of Truth and Liberty

Macaulay recalled an Italian fable about a fairy doomed every now and then to take the form of a snake, and drew from her a lesson about Liberty.

Length: 114 words

Stuart Era

‘London Was, but Is No More!’

The day after the Great Fire of London finally burned itself out, John Evelyn walked through the charred streets.

Length: 117 words

Indian History

Unrivalled Grace

Sir Henry Craik had heard such glowing reports of Agra’s Taj Mahal, that he was afraid it might prove to be an anticlimax.

Length: 109 words

The British Constitution

Imperfect Government

Politicians who demand that everyone in the country unite behind their vision of society are standing in the way of real progress.

Length: 117 words