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Taming the Wild West: United States Nuclear Policy (1945-1961) - Development of Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP) by Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy Administrations, Effect of Berlin Airlift
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
While the United States adopted several national policies regulating nuclear weapons during the late 1940s and 1950s, it would take until 1961 for the United States to have a cohesive operational plan for the employment of nuclear weapons. This was known as the Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP).
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.
Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » History » North America
In fall turned to winter in 1949, the residents of Shallmar, Maryland, were starving. The town's only business, the Wolf Den Coal Corp. had closed down, unemployment benefits had ended and few coal miners had cars to drive to other jobs. When children started fainting in school, Principal J. Paul Andrick realized the dire situation the town was in and set out to help.
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.
Stories of the West: Collection I Rediscover the Truth of the Old West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,600. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2016 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Introduction Tom Rizzo is a storyteller extraordinaire. His love and interest in the American Old West comes through in the vivid true stories he posts at tomrizzo.com/blogs/
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - September Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. 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 August. Early American history and its origins is a fascinating story.
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.
An Indiana History Story a Day - January
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 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 – January, like the Indiana Bicentennial History Series that preceded it, presents Indiana history in an easy to read “this day in history format”
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.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - August Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: November 25, 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 August edition covers the historical events of August. Early American history and its origins is a fascinating story.
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.
A Year of Indiana History - 2016
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Series. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
A Year of Indiana History – 2016 includes three hundred and sixty-five days of Indiana history. Hoosier history buffs will enjoy these Indiana history stories, some of which are little known, others important benchmarks in Indiana history.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Dr. John Baer’s scholarship on the Pledge of Allegiance is second to none. The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy (1855-1931). It was originally published in The Youth's Companion on September 8, 1892. The history completed by Dr. Baer dives deep into the characters circumstances, and controversies surrounding the Pledge.
Adios, America | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The views that are presented in this book are the views of Ann Coulter, who is the author of “Adios, America.” The writers at summary station have made it their goal to stay impartial when it came to crafting this book. Their goal was to give the readers an idea of Coulter’s opinions and the reasons she has formed them. Immigration reform is a very controversial issue
Nathaniel Philbrick’s Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This is a Summary of Nathaniel Philbrick’s Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution From the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea and Mayflower comes a surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.
David McCullough’s John Adams | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of David McCullough’s John Adams The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.
In the Heart of the Sea | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
One of the things that makes this book so much more interesting is that there are different accounts from different persons who went through the ordeal, as well as experiences of past and more recent men who have been in the same or similar position as the men of the Essex. This book highlighted the fight, bravery, and sacrifice these men went through....