Virtual: Nathan Hale, "Blades of Freedom"

Discover shockingly true stories of American History

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Blades of FreedomDiscover the story of the Haitian Revolution and the Louisiana Purchase in this installment of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series!
 
The Louisiana Purchase (1803) is today seen as one of history’s greatest bargains. But why did Napoleon Bonaparte sell this seemingly prosperous territory? At the time, France controlled Haiti, and there, enslaved Africans were used to harvest sugar. But in 1791, Toussaint Louverture led the largest uprising of enslaved people in human history, the Haitian Revolution (1791–1804). Napoleon had originally wanted to use Louisiana for trade, but with Haiti out of his control, Napoleon’s dream of making a French empire in North America seemed doomed. So when Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe tried to buy New Orleans, Napoleon sold them the whole Louisiana Territory.
 
Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales are graphic novels that tell the thrilling, shocking, gruesome, and TRUE stories of American history. Read them all—if you dare!

Nathan HaleNathan Hale is the #1 New York Times–bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series. He also wrote and illustrated the graphic novels One Trick Pony and Apocalypse Taco. Nathan lives in Orem, Utah, and you can find him online at nathanhaleauthor.com.

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Event Date: 
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 6:00pm EST
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Blades of Freedom (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #10): A Tale of Haiti, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419746918
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Published: Amulet Books - November 24th, 2020

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419703966
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 1st, 2012

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