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American History A Day at A Time - January
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make the vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
Assassination of John F Kennedy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook explains to readers the mystery of the JFK assassination in Nov 1963 – why it happens, and the exact date and time of its occurrence. The immediate reactions of investors are to sell down stocks. But stocks rally the next trading day. Why? The market movements can be foreseen by applying our prediction methodology.
Killing Lincoln: The Real Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Why was Lincoln left defenseless when the War Department knew plots were afoot against him? Why was Booth shot when he was surrounded by 25 soldiers and could not escape? Why were two innocents swiftly hanged by a military tribunal, and not even allowed to testify in their own defense? After 150 years of mystery, you'll find the real answers in this explosive book.
The First Auto Laws in the United States
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. The city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.
Letters of Wars
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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In this eBook are actual war letters written from World War I and World War II from one family that were cherished for over 90 years. Two wars but the theme was the same, these boys just wanted to come home. I hope you enjoy reading these letters as much as I did when I typed them. I kept the words and spelling exactly as they were written. Photos, V-Mail, postcards and more are included.
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an Awesome Summary of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized by J.J. Holt
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2 ยท Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
Our Story: African Americans in Literature
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
Hymns of a Raving Heart: The True Crime of S. Althea Berrie
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When Fannie Berrie, the wife of the handsome pastor and famous writer of hymns S. Althea Berrie, died after a long illness and a serious bout of convulsions, no one gave it a second thought. That is, until the 52-year-old widower suddenly wed the his pretty 19-year-old secretary less than two months later, and the siblings of the dead woman paid for an exhumation and autopsy.
Where Were You The Day The World Stood Still
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
We all have our story, where were you? Did some unforeseen event delay you long enough so you weren't there?
New Frontier Culture: Inside the Mind of John F. Kennedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
New Frontier Culture is a biographical essay on the ideas, policy theories and career of John F. Kennedy. It shows the origins of Kennedy's ideas and examines how he adapted them to the political exigencies he faced during his tenure as president. New Frontier Culture is both an historical analysis and a remembrance. Readers may appreciate it both for the memory it evokes and for its insights.
Indexpositio Montana Grand Jury
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Price: Free! Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Indexpositio is a researchers guide to the history of the Montana grand jury.
The Blood-Soaked Woman at the Top of the Stairs: The True Crime of Grace Lusk
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Summoned to the home of his mistress Grace Lusk by telephone, Waukesha veterinarian Dr. David Roberts found his wife, Mary, dying in the parlor, a bullet through her heart, and Grace bleeding from a self-inflicted wound, standing at the top of the stairs, where she held the police chief and a doctor at bay for over an hour before she shot herself again.