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Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.
Varina Howell Davis First Lady of the Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
As the wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, Varina Howell had tremendous responsibilities. Factional struggles between women from the different states required mediation.The First Lady was also responsible for visiting the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals. Receptions for late arriving officers were planned. By 1864 Varina was advising her ailing husband and shaping policy.
Donald Trump: A Short Biography 45th President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » North America
Former real estate mogul and television personality, Donald Trump, became the President of the United States in January of 2017. This is his story.
Look Up, Savannah! A Walking Tour of Savannah, Georgia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Savannah, Georgia from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Police Brutality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Leadership
Since the days of slavery until modern time, Blacks in America have been either terrorized by the general American population, Klu Klux Klan to the modern version of law enforcement around this country. Elijah Muhammad makes the case that if the hatred and constant, unwarranted violence is the White's normal mode of operating, why let us separate unto ourselves since your history justifies this.
Between the World and Me | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » North America
It is clear that many of the things the author talks about in this book are things that most black people would be afraid to talk about in America. However, these are issues that all Americans must have an understanding of.
Thomas Jefferson – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » North America
Thomas Jefferson – patriot, author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, … this is just the short version of this man’s accomplishments. A truly amazing man that was a Founding Father of America.
Death At A Hells Angels Funeral (An Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » North America
With hundreds of police officers lining the street across from the cemetery on one side, and 3,000 Hells Angels attending a funeral and a shooting at the same service inside the cemetery, the resulting traffic jam between the two sides made for an interesting Saturday afternoon on October 15, 2011. (A 3,730-word essay.)
A Walking Tour of The New Orleans French Quarter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New Orleans' French Quarter from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
Judah P. Benjamin Louisiana Senator & Secretary of War Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Judah P. Benjamin was the son of Orthodox Jewish parents. He was raised primarily in South Carolina before moving on the North Carolina, where he attended Fayetteville Academy. Reviewers of lengthy bios of Benjamin have surmised that he is a dull subject. One of the principal biographers was criticized for missing many pivotal issues in Benjamin's life. Judah lived in England after the Civil War.
Oak Island Theories: Knights Templar
Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off!) Words: 6,420. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2018 by Discovery Docx. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » History » North America
Exploring the possibilities of the Money Pit on Oak Island being the work of the Knights Templar, or Freemasons. Is this a credible theory?
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Charleston, West Virginia from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of the New Orleans Central Business District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New Orleans' Business District from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.