Randall J Morris

Biography

Randall Morris has a bachelors degree in history from BYU and enjoys writing history articles, travel / photo books, and action / adventure fiction. He spent two years in the Philippines as a missionary and speaks fluent Tagalog. He has worked in the IT field for over seven years. His works are currently available as ebooks, paperbacks, and audio books. Morris has been a self-published author since early 2012. You can find him on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RandyMorrisAuthor

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Books

Traveling the U.S.: East Coast History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Over 125 photos with basic history. Featured locations include: the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Monticello, Jamestown (with excavation photos), Gettysburg, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Memorial, and more.
Constantine: The Emperor of Tolerance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Many historians in the past have seen Constantine as a secret pagan who used Christianity as a political device or a God-sent Emperor who converted a whole nation to Christianity. Since Constantine's personal beliefs allowed for both paganism and Christianity, he created an Empire of tolerance or a religiously neutral realm (as far as what you wanted to believe).
Explanations and Advice for the Tech Illiterate Volume II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Reference
This series of explanations and articles breaks down some commonly misunderstood elements of computers and home theater. Explanations are given in a basic, understandable way (without sounding too "techy.") This is the second volume in the Explanations and Advice for the Tech Illiterate series.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
Caribbean Piracy: Pirates and Privateers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw the emergence of a new threat to government and organized society. Privateers and pirates raided along the coast of powerful countries and were, at times, at war with England, France, and Spain. They developed their own system of rules, a code of morality, and a very rough form of government.
Explanations and Advice for the Tech Illiterate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Reference
This series of explanations and articles breaks down some commonly misunderstood elements of computers and home theater. Explanations are given in a basic, understandable way (without sounding too "techy.") Topics include: basic computer types, basic home theater (video), basic home theater (audio), audio / video cables, computer viruses, e-mail security, understanding encryption & passwords, etc.
Prayer: Archangels and Intercessory Beings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
The use of intercessory beings in prayer hasn’t always been the normal accepted practice. As Christianity and paganism began to merge under the rule of the Byzantine Empire, many elements that existed within paganism were “Christianized” and adapted for use by the Church. This article will trace a possible origin for the use of intercessory beings in Christian prayer.
The Mormon Theocracy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
This is a brief article that explores the early state of affairs when the Latter-Day Saints (or Mormons) arrived in Utah. The government operated as a theocracy with Brigham Young, the Prophet, acting as the governor. Trace elements of a theocracy linger in the church's structure to this day.

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