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Important Constitutional Documents
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons ยท 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There are many, many documents that came before the U.S. Constitution, and contributed to it directly or indirectly. I have gathered together the ones that I found very useful in my studies of the Constitution. These work well for a “compare and contrast” study between any of the various documents and each other, and between these and the Constitution itself.
Maude (1883-1993): She Grew Up With the Country
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,930. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010 by Calliope Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Maude started farm life as a pregnant bride of 19. By age 110, she’d lived through half of America’s history. With poetry and human dramas (two murders and a suicide), written by her son, a master journalist, the book shows the impact of the changing times on shy, unassuming Maude, her fun-loving husband Lee, and their four active children. An award-winning biography, with over 70 photographs
Understanding the Electoral College
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
If you are confused about what the Electoral College is, or how it works, this little book is for you. Catherine answers: 1) When was the Electoral College instituted and why? 2) How many electors are there? How are they divided? 3) What is the difference between a Democracy and a Republic? 5) What is the difference between a plurality and a majority?
The Rocky Road to Civil Rights in the United States
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Much has happened in the history of our country as the races have struggled through how to relate to each other. Some of it has been good – much of it has been very sad. I have not attempted to chronicle everything along the road to equity between the races: This annotated timeline contains the high and low points along that path.
Jamestown: The Birth Of A Nation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
We studied Jamestown in great depth a few years ago, just in time for the 400 year anniversary. I was surprised how little a knew about the settlement and its history. This little booklet came out of my research. I hope you enjoy getting to know this fascinating history as much as we did.
A Brief Introduction to the Lewis and Clark Expedition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Lots of great information on the men (and woman...and baby...and dog...) who made the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Whether you are a history buff or just curious to know a little more about this important expedition, you are bound to enjoy the stories of this diverse group as they headed to the Pacific Ocean and back.
A Brief History of New York City
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
New York City -- what a city, what a history! If it happened anywhere in America, it probably happened in New York City. Reading the history of this city is fascinating and exciting, as if watching the people and the events, that traveled through the region and across the years. This little ebook is an annotated timeline of the major events of this incredible city.
Beggarman, Spy (The Israel Potter Series)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010 by Foremost Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The biography of Israel Potter created a sensation when it was first published. Potter's tale was so strange and compelling that Herman Melville later made it his own in fiction. But no one has ever known Potter's true-life tale, which was hidden for more than two hundred years. Beggarman, Spy brings the truth out of the shadows of history with grace and vengeance.
Rosicrucians, Rabbits and Revelations
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Series: Tales of The BCBD, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Some insight into one of the darker occurrences in the lives of the boys of BCBD and how the effects of certain incidents can serve to mold young lives.
The AJC Reporter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An Atlanta newspaper reporter, looking for a story, reveals the secret history of the smallest county in Georgia. Facts unleashed, the resident natives become suspicious of one another and the origins of the old-name families.
Historical Cities-San Antonio, Texas
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The San Antonio edition of Historical Cities explores the multi-national past of this south Texas city. Fifty-one historic sites and landmarks in the city’s downtown and surrounding area are explored. A concise history is also provided. Reference maps for the downtown and San Antonio’s environs are included, along with GPS coordinates for all listed historic sites.
Slow Travels-Louisiana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This version of Slow Travels-Louisiana takes the driver on an historical journey through Louisiana. U.S. 61 follows the Great River Road from Miss. to New Orleans, U.S. 80 retraces the Vicksburg, Shreveport, & Pacific Railroad from Vicksburg to the Texas Line, U.S. 84 explores the old Texas Road from Natchez to Logansport, and U.S. 90 retraces the Old Spanish Trail through Southern Louisiana.
The Year of Jubilee
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 410,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In June 1863, the African American community of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania watched as Confederate soldiers invaded the free soil of their state and threatened the freedom that they had fought so hard and so long to establish. Although faced with certain death or enslavement if they were captured, the community stood fast, and heroically came to the defense of the Keystone State in an hour of crisis.
Slow Travels-Nevada
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Slow Travels-Nevada explores the historic sites along the routes of U.S. Highways 6, 40, 50, 93, and 95 through the Silver State. Based on the American Guide Series of the 1930's and 40's, these sites include abandoned mining camps, scenic rivers and canyons, as well as the cities of Reno and Las Vegas. Reference maps and GPS coordinates are included.
Harrier Jump Jet -- A history
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The book traces the early experiments and develoments associated with VTOL The development of the Pegasus engine to power Sidney Camms P.1127 VTOL fighter. Early interest and acceptance of the type into USMC service ahead of the RAF. RAF and FAA operations in the Falklands War, the first combat operations by a VTOL aircraft. Sea Harrier F/A-2 and MDC/BAe Harrier IIs for the US Marines and RAF.
Surveillance & Spyplanes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
THis book traces the history of covert airborne spy flights that began during WW II with USAAF B-29 Stratofortress 'Ferret' flights, continued with USAF B-47 Raven, and Vietnam 'Cold War era RC-135 River-series and CIA-sponsored U-2. 21st century Boeing RC-135 Rivet-series U-2 Dragon Lady world-wide 'ops', including the 'war on terror in Afghanistan and elsewhere.
Woodrow Wilson alla Conferenza di Parigi
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Lo scopo di questo libro è quello di affrontare e analizzare il comportamento di Woodrow Wilson, ventottesimo presidente degli Stati Uniti d’America, durante la Conferenza di Parigi del 1919, che ha posto formalmente fine alla Prima Guerra mondiale.
Fort Warren: New England's Most Historic Civil War Site
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Fort Warren was started in 1833 on Georges Island to protect the City of Boston. It was first occupied at the start of the Civil War. The government soon utilized the fort as a prison for Confederate military and political prisoners. The book includes stories about the Trent Affair, the writing of the John Brown song, escapes, executions and the famous Legend of the Ghost of the Lady in Black.
Patterns of American Legal Thought
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
A renowned legal historian's collection of astute and timeless essays on such subjects as the process, method and debates of legal history; the truth about Holmes and Brandeis; legal realism & its critics; the origins of tort law; appellate opinions as research sources; Brown v. Board and the role of Earl Warren; and the development of gay rights in U.S. constitutional law. Quality digital format.
SEA STORIES AND SHORTS
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
SEA STORIES AND SHORTS are an anthology of six (6) Sea Stories when the author - Commander Roger Johnson - was on active duty flying off of aircraft carriers during and after the Vietnam War. He should have been killed during each incident, but Providence intervened. The Sea Stories are folowed by eight (8) Short Stories that will tickle your nostalgic senses.