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Colonial American History Stories - 1215 - 1664
Series: Timeline of United States History. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,890. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Colonial American History Stories - 1215 – 1664 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1215 with the signing of the Magna Carta to the printing of the first Bible in Colonial America in 1664. The historical events include both famous ones as well as many forgotten stories that the mists time have obscured.
Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Colorado Springs’ wealthiest and most prominent citizens, including Spencer Penrose and Winfield Scott Stratton, to the lesser-known but vitally important contributions of the Beth-El Nurses and American Indians, Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region is a collection of biographical narratives about people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region’s history and development.
A Year of Colonial American History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,900. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017 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 December edition covers the historical events of December. The stories include both famous historical events as well as many forgotten little known, obscure facts.
Pens, Plows, & Gunpowder: The Collected Works of J.P. Irvine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » North America
An average government clerk presented a poem to President Ulysses S. Grant and a crowd of 10,000 people. Then J.P. Irvine and his words faded into history. Dustin Renwick, author of Irvine's biography, sifted through more than 20,000 pages of microfilm to uncover this forgotten Civil War poet’s work that illuminates a changing country.
Guide to American Culture
Price: $3.99 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.
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.
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!"
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.
Looking Back: True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
From the unsolved to the unusual. From the historical to the hysterical. From the famous to the friendly. This is life in the Maryland mountains. Here are the stories of people who tamed the mountains, established cities, raised families and lived their lives. This collection of 40 stories spans 220 years of life in Western Maryland.
Birth of a Nation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover America's roots and path to Independence, the brave and wise founding fathers [and mothers], and what they endured to give us the United States of America. Great sacrifices were made, and great freedom was obtained.
Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,610. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Some of the content in Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West is graphic, though not gratuitous. The subject of killing requires a level of description necessary to understand what occurred during an event. More difficult to understand are the reasons why these acts were committed.
Who Killed John F. Kennedy and Why.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
This book reveals how George Bush, Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson were directly involved in the murder of John F. Kennedy. You will learn: Who the people were behind John F. Kennedy's assassination? What their motives were? Where and how they chose to ambush the president, the reasons Why John F, Kennedy was killed, and who's wealth, power, corporate and political interest gained by his murder.
The Pledge of Allegiance: A Revised History and Analysis 1892–2007
Price: Free! Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016 by Avrio Knowledge Group in partnership with Vintage American Ways. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy for a public school Columbus Day celebration program and originally published in The Youth's Companion National Magazine on September 8, 1892. Dr. John Baer’s scholarship on the Pledge of Allegiance is well respected and cited as the definitive history of the Pledge by the US Supreme Court in 2004.
My Enemy's Tears: The Witch of Northampton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,930. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by FawkesPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
She was real. She was rich and beautiful. She was tried as a witch in 1675 -- and survived. This fictional account of a true story describes two lives in conflict -- one cursed and one blessed -- and the transcendent power of forgiveness.
Looking Back II: More True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Enjoy more true stories of Mountain Maryland in this follow-up to James Rada, Jr.'s popular Looking Back collection. Looking Back II collects 47 history articles gathered from Rada's award-winning Looking Back columns, Allegany Magazine and other publications. Some of them have been updated with new information that Rada uncovered since their initial publication.
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Never before told account of CW arsenal explosions and the girls and young women who were the victims. "We can now add their names to the human toll of America's greatest conflict," declares Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, who calls Gunpowder Girls "outstanding" and "thoroughly researched and beautifully written."
The Ghost Hunter's Field Guide: Gettysburg & Beyond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » North America
Gettysburg has become a place of mysterious stories and strange experiences. While author Mark Nesbitt can't provide the reader with specific times or places where the spirits may be intercepted on their journeys around the area made infamous by the Battle of Gettysburg, he does give advice on techniques, equipment, locations, and more to help in the quest to encounter the Ghosts of Gettysburg.