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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!"
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.
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.
Descendants of Melchor De Los Reyes de Ecija: Circa 4 1/2 Centuries in America (2 Centuries in Nueva España/present day México and circa 2 1/2 Centuries in Texas)
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 77,770. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Descendants of Melchor De Los Reyes de Ecija have resided in North America for about 4 1/2 Centuries (2 Centuries in Nueva España (New Spain)/present day México and circa 2 1/2 Centuries in Texas). Circa 1576 his son Baltazar De Los Reyes arrived in New Spain and was among the first settlers of this family name to migrate to New Spain.
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.
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.
Spirits of Southeast Alaska: The History & Hauntings of Alaska's Panhandle
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Nonfiction » History » North America
Ghostly footsteps and poltergeist occurrences abound in the Alaskan Panhandle. Author James P. Devereaux, archaeologist, lived in Alaska for years, collecting stories and researching the history of these ghost stories, collected here in Spirits of Southeast Alaska.
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Price: $3.99 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."
“...and the Mille Lacs who have no reservation...” — A History of the Chippewa Indians in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota up to 1934
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book, well documented with archival records, chronologically explains the bungling of the federal government as it attempted to be fair to the Indians while at the same time moving them out of the way of settlement. And it delves into the interaction in the 1800’s between the Sioux and the Chippewa and how that interaction affected Mille Lacs County, MN and still does in 2016.
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.
1776 - A Critical Time in the American Revolution: Initiative and Leadership of George Washington, Continental Congress, American and British Forces, Strategic Setting, Long Island and Trenton Battles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines how from a flawed strategy using inferior forces, George Washington was able to devise a strategy and implement changes that led the Revolution to a successful outcome.
The Yankee Problem: An American Dilemma
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Southern people warned others about the radical utopians of New England, and even went to war to get away from them, but to no avail. Now all Americans, not just Southerners, are subject to the whims of “those people” and their never ending mission to recreate, not only America, but the entire world in their bizarre, sanctimonious image.
The Contribution of Spain and Cuba to American Independence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites, Markers & Museums - Northwest Edition
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Road Trip Guide Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
Take a fun road trip through the rich history of Indiana using Exploring Indiana’s Historic Sites, Markers & Museums North Central Edition as your guidebook. Celebrate the Indiana Bi-Centennial by traveling the roads and towns in north central Indiana. Visit the places and learn the stories of Indiana’s rich history.