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Ghost Stories and Hauntings
Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Ghosts are everywhere it seems. This free book provides nine chapters on various hauntings and ghosts stories written by paranormal investigator and researcher Bud Steed. Stories such as the Ghosts of Wilson's Creek, The Albino Farm and The 5 Most Haunted Places in Baton Rouge, both inform and entertain. Totaling 9 chapters, this fun and easy to read book will keep you entertained and wanting more
My Mother and Amelia Earhart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
A memoir of growing up in Berkeley California during the '40s and '50s as the fatherless daughter of a newspaperman.
U.S. Constitution & Major Documents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Inside: The major United States documents including- The U.S.Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights with all the additional Amendments included, and the Emancipation Proclamation, all with vibrant pictures, signature lists, and a BONUS page
Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War
Series: The Grad School Papers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Lisa E. Jobe explores the roles of Native Americans during the tumultuous times surrounding the American Civil War. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War reminds us how difficult, if not impossible it became for native tribes to avoid involvement in the wars for empire waged in North America.
How the Freedom Rides Helped to Shape the Civil Rights Movement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Freedom Rides of 1961 were an integral part of the Civil Rights movement yet could not have been a success if it were not for the activism of white volunteers or the intervention of state and federal governments. “When white men and black men are beaten up together, the day is coming when they will walk together." Few Southern whites wished to be involved in the Civil Rights movement.
The American Revolution as an Economic Movement
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
This particular short essay on the causes of the American Revolution, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, provides readers with an argument that economic considerations primarily drove the colonists to revolution. Our Continuing Education Series helps to provide thoughtful consideration of important historical and literary questions.
Best of the West 2015
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book is a compendium of the most popular blogs published by the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Department during 2015.
The Great Depression – A Short History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
With few jobs available, banks closing their doors, and businesses going under at a rapid rate, Americans found themselves with few options during the period we call the Great Depression. The 1930’s were a dark period in the economic history of American and much of the world. Will it happen again?
A Proposed New Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
Gospel Singers and Gunslingers; Riots and Radicals
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book confronts the misconceptions, distortions and outright lies that have created a popular myth of the American Civil Rights movement as nonviolent. Only after the introduction of armed self defense, riots and militant rhetoric was the nonviolent civil rights movement able to affect change and achieve its main goals of desegregation and voting rights.
Postcards from Seattle, Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
Whether you’re a tourist, a member of an invading army or a reptilian alien from another dimension, Postcards from Seattle is both the best and only guide you should carry on your travels. In this first, extensively illustrated and lavishly referenced volume, you—yes, YOU; are you not paying attention?—will learn the Truth, the Whole Truth and nothing but the Whole Truth about Real Seattle Facts.
AP United States History Key Terms Explained
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » American
As most of you know, APUSH is a very intensive course filled with hours of work each week and more information to be learned than you ever thought possible. So to help out, this book contains over 100 key terms over the course of Units 1-3.
The Lost Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A park ranger's son advocates restoration of the national parks to their original intention: preservation of American heritage.
上下五百年 俗人侃的美国史
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
看得懂,记得住的美国史。讲的就是从哥伦布1492年漂洋过海来到美洲开始,到二十世纪九十年代苏联崩溃,美国一统江湖,在美国这块地盘上这五百年的逆袭,五百年的起伏。精彩不精彩,听员外俺慢慢道来。
Patton, the Spear of Destiny, and the Real Reason for Southern Secession
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What Really Happened to Patton? Where is the Real Spear of Destiny? The real one WAS found in '45 … but it never made it to Vienna. The Real Reason for Southern Secession! It wasn't because of Lincoln's election! JFK Bonus!
Coinage of the United States – A Short History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
The history of United States coinage is a story that parallels the rise of America. Starting from a humble beginning in a basement in Philadelphia in the first few years of the country to grow to a large highly sophisticated system that produces millions of coins per year. We take coins for granted, but, they have a rich and interesting history.
My Day in the Navy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
It's her thirteenth birthday. When a friend of her family invites Linda and her mom and dad to participate in a dependents' cruise on an aircraft carrier, Linda is delighted. But will the events of the day prove to be happy ones, or is Linda in for a very unusual surprise?
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
Essay: In the Groove of Duty
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
Those who serve in the military grow stronger in all ways. From a Remington Raider stationed in Hawaii to a Special Operations trooper returning fire in some bug-infested and perilous corner of the world, all experience personal growth. But, what are the mechanics that render growth and how can this understanding deepen the experience, and lead to greater self-awareness and an invincible military?
Dr. Walter Reed – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » American
Dr. Walter Reed had humble beginnings but his intelligence and perseverance allowed him to excel in life. He received his Doctor of Medicine in 1869 and remains the youngest person to graduate from the University of Virginia Medical School to this day. Along with other fellow physicians and scientists, Dr. Walter Reed was able to unravel the scourge of yellow fever.

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