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The Progressive Era
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You set the price! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
A brief review of the Progressive Era in the United States.
Sackets Harbor Powder Monkey: The War of 1812
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It’s 1811 and 11-year-old Rankin McMullin is ready for action. He’s joined the warship Oneida to fight the British and end the laws that have forced New York farmers to become smugglers. As a powder boy, his job is to carry gunpowder to the carronades. When the shooting begins, the battle is seen through Rankin’s eyes. The unique way it’s fought and the unusual way it ends surprises both sides.
Documenting America: Lessons From The United States' Historical Documents – Homeschool Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today. Includes added material for use an a history elective for homeschoolers.
Banners
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Series: Ikons, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An assassination in Serbia sets off a series of events that draws the world into an ever-expanding vortex of madness. As mighty armies clash, entire populations must either flee their ancestral homes or be ground into dust. Akulina Boriskova and her two young sons are caught in the center of the madness and with the other villagers of Hutawa, Byelorussia must choose between death or Siberia.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
365 Days of America: Inspirational Quotes for Every American
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hot Tropica Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Our forefathers gathered together to found this great nation, and lead us out of a most turbulent time. Their basic beliefs still hold true today: We the people have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Horse & Dog Adventures in Early California: Short Stories & Poems
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Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Karl Beckstrand. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Animal, nature, and outdoor stories (mostly autobiographical) set in the early 20th Century when people worked--and were sustained by--the land.
Slavery During the Revolutionary War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Here is the story of slavery, and what we did about it, during the founding of a "free" nation, told in the words of Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Benjamin Franklin, and their compatriots.
First Friend: Thomas Jefferson - The Original Social Networker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
FIRST FRIEND Thomas Jefferson uses social media to tell our third President's life story in a refreshing new way. Thanks to wallposts and tweets, young people of all ages can take a closer look at his friends and family, political views, and accomplishments through a new lens.
I Know About Citizenship in the Nation
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Series: I Know About.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
I Know About Citizenship in the Nation introduces a reader to concepts relative to the founding of the United States of America, it's founding, the documents that changed it forever, and ways in which Americans can be better and more involved citizens of their nation.