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An Indiana History Story a Day – May
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The thirty-one stories in the May edition include: May 3, 1989 - Indiana General Assembly Passes the Lottery Act May 10, 1876 - Colonel Eli Lilly Opened A Laboratory On Pearl Street In Indianapolis May 14, 1828 - Probable Date Lincoln and Gentry Arrive in New Orleans May 17, 1820 - John Tipton Departs Corydon to Chose Site for Indianapolis
Guide to American Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Surrounded by an unfamiliar language, references and ideas, many students coming here to learn English along with newcomers hoping to start a new life in the United States find themselves quickly overwhelmed and bewildered. This book is their road map to an American culture that has enveloped them and has spread worldwide.
Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A community’s recorded collective memory is often benchmarked by frightening experiences and by the second-hand tales told, and retold, by others. More often than not, these delineations in time are disastrous events like fire, flood, or catastrophic occurrences such as drought, financial crisis, or explosion. Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region describes many such events in vivid detail.
The Sherry-Netherland Hotel Fire New York City April 12, 1927
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Sherry-Netherland opened for business on November 1, 1927. In the spring of '27 a large fire brought about construction delays. The failure of a standpipe nearly resulted in the building's destruction. My e-book looks at the era of great hotel construction in New York City. Architects designed the Sherry-Netherland, the Pierre, the Breakers (Miami) and many more great hotels in the 1920s.
An Indiana History Story a Day – April
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Indiana possesses a rich history that is fun to read and learn. An Indiana History Story a Day – April like the Indiana Bicentennial History Series that preceded it, presents Indiana history in an easy to read “this day in history format”
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.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - November Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This frontier history includes the following stories on America’s origins: November 05, 1492 - Christopher Columbus learns of maize November 15, 1626 - Pilgrims Buy Out London Investors November 21, 1760 - Joseph Plumb Martin Born November 26, 1753 - Letter From John Franklin to Benjamin Franklin November 30, 1753 - Washington Departs from Logstown
Hotel Windsor Fire Fifth Avenue, New York City March 17, 1899
Price: $3.05 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
The Windsor Hotel was a fixture on Fifth Avenue in the late 19th century. John D. Rockefeller, authors Matthew Arnold and Oscar Wilde and foreign dignitaries stayed there regularly. My e-book looks at the day of the fire and recounts eyewitness accounts of events. It is likely that the inferno began on the first floor. A stray match or a blaze that began in the kitchen may have been responsible.
Common Sense (Annotated)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Common Sense is the timeless classic that inspired the Thirteen Colonies to fight for and declare their independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, this pamphlet boldly challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy to rule over the American colonists.
The Federalist Papers: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The Federalist Papers are a collection of eighty-five articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of ratifying the United States Constitution. First appearing in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers, this collective body of work is widely considered to be among the most important historical collections of all time.
An Indiana History Story a Day – March
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Indiana possesses a rich history that is fun to read and learn. An Indiana History Story a Day – March like the Indiana Bicentennial History Series that preceded it, presents Indiana history in an easy to read “this day in history format”
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - October Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history lesson a day in the settlement of early America. This October edition covers the historical events of October. The stories include both famous and forgotten historical events as well as some little known, obscure facts.
The Shyster Lawyer: A True Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Nonfiction » History » North America
George Hayford started out well as a lawyer. He defended a poor woman who had, in protest, placed a hunk of wood across a railroad track.Then he went downhill. He claimed to be a judge; he claimed to be Oregon's attorney-general. Neither was true. His descent was chronicled in the newspapers of his day. It is put together here for the first time. Follow this true story as you "Read All About It!"
An Indiana History Story a Day - February
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Indiana possesses a rich history that is fun to read and learn. An Indiana History Story a Day – February like the Indiana Bicentennial History Series that preceded it, presents Indiana history in an easy to read “this day in history format”
2009-2017 Essential History of President Barack Obama - Speeches, State of the Union (SOTU) and Inaugural Addresses, Record on Economy, Health Care, Environment, Social Progress, World Leadership
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 275,810. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » North America
Over seventy major speeches have been carefully selected from the 4700 speeches archived by the White House. Every State of the Union and Inaugural address is included, along with campaign speeches, foreign addresses, remarks about key events during Obama's time in office, and his farewell address.
View from the Deck: Recollections of the 10th Annual Voyage of the CGS C.D. Howe, 1959
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
View from the Deck is a personal account of the adventures of an 18-year-old on the CGS C.D. Howe—a hospital ship equipped to meet the medical needs of the Inuit (Eskimo) during an era defined by a high incidence of tuberculosis, the Cold War and a changing way of life— and those who sailed with her during the summer of 1959.
American Presidents
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of the United States is the history of its elected presidents, without whom the country would still be a mash-mash of several territories, native tribes and colonial possessions.
Anna's Prayer: The True Story of an Immigrant Girl
Price: $3.05 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » North America
(Nonfiction) Young Anna arrives in 1880s America alone and unable to speak English. She prays for someone who will understand her. The answer to her prayer goes beyond what she could have hoped. A delightful tale of courage and faith for all ages (4 yrs. & up, 1,000 words, 30 illustrations)
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - September Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history lesson a day in the settlement of early America. This September edition covers the historical events of September. The stories include both famous and forgotten historical events as well as some little known, obscure facts.
On the Constitutionality of a National Bank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1791, The First Bank of the United States was a financial innovation proposed and supported by Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury. Hamilton believed that a national bank was necessary to stabilize and improve the nation's credit, and to improve financial order, clarity, and precedence of the United States government under the newly enacted Constitution.