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Documenting America: Making The Constitution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution
Excerpts from documents related to how our constitution came to be, along with commentary on them and tying them to current issues in the 21st Century. Covers the years 1784-1789.
The Pueblo Revolt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Native American
The amazing story of the only time Native Americans overthrew colonialization
Tales of the Maryland Extra Regiment
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Maryland Extra Regiment, a unit that never saw battlefield action, is often forgotten by historians who focus on the Revolutionary War. This e-book, a mix of social and military history, tells the stories of some of these soldiers and officers with the assistance of maps from the Library of Congress and other visualizations. It is a must-read for researchers, historians, and genealogists!
The Practical Guide to the United States Constitution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,280. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Practical Guide to the United States Constitution offers an accurate but entertaining look at the founding documents. It covers the how's, what's, and why's of the United States Constitution, but with a side of fun. The mission is simple: to make the Constitution so easy to understand that even a career politician can grasp it.
The Book of Colorado Springs
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Book of Colorado Springs by Manly and Eleanor Ormes is the story of the founders, the founding, and the development of Colorado Springs. Established in 1871, Colorado Springs arrived at a time and place well situated to tie its early history to the broader expansion of the western United States in the post-Civil War era.
The History of Warsaw Illinois Including the Mormon Period
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Warsaw, Illinois- home of the mob that killed Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith in 1844. But the town is much more than that! A bustling Mississippi River town that was home to 4 U.S. presidential candidates, it has a fascinating 200 year history starting as the site of 2 early military forts, tensions with the nearby Mormons, then an economic boom and bust. A unique town with a unique history!
Hail! Nene Kareena - A Novel of the Founding of the Five Nations
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 94,790. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Native American
A one-of-a-kind true story of how two Native American men, in their search for the meaning of humanness, are able to turn their sufferings, at once both tragic and sublime, into a multi-national triumph and set world democracy in motion in America 200 years before the consequent formation of the American union.
The Contribution of Spain and Cuba to American Independence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2018 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This history of the contribution of Spain and Cuba to the American War of Independence continues to be largely ignored by the Americans and the world in general, including Spaniards and Latin Americans. This new presentation of my previous work includes three additional chapters with new data and information to make it more up to date.
We Stood Our Ground
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
A groundbreaking work examining 18th Century Lexington and the Battle of Lexington.
Peril and Promise: Mostly True Stories of Alaska
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Peril and Promise is a collection of stories of conquest and world war, of disasters natural and unnatural. We’ll meet gold seekers and empire builders, community leaders and colorful crooks There are stories of those who came to Alaska eons before the Russians of the 17th Century. The stories shed bright light on the singular character and the lasting legend of the Last Frontier.
How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State's Journey to Global Dominance
Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group?
Cannibalism in the High Sierras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
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.
Pens, Plows, & Gunpowder: The Collected Works of J.P. Irvine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General, 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: $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.
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 & 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.
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.
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
Written by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy, the Pledge of Allegiance was first published in The Youth's Companion National Magazine on September 8, 1892. Dr. Baer delves deep into the circumstances, characters, and controversies surrounding the Pledge, from its inception as part of a public school celebration, its role in a campaign to sell U.S. flags, its Supreme Court case, thru today.