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Nonfiction » History » North America » USA » General
The Pledge of Allegiance: A Revised History and Analysis 1892–2007 by Dr. John W. Baer
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.
A "Secret" in Washington DC by Christopher Drew
Price: Free! Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The book "A Secret in Washington DC" took the author ten years to research, write, and self-publish. It provides definite proof that the true builders of Washington DC, knew of, and forecasted the coming of the iPhone. They have encoded this information in secret writings, called cyphers, that exist throughout the capital city. Read this, and you will never look at Washington DC the same again.
Thanksgiving Day - Religious to Secular by Jim Davenport
Price: Free! Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book traces the history of how the celebration of Thanksgiving in the U.S.A. has changed from the time of the Pilgrims in 1621 to modern day 2012. What started as a religious observance marked by worship, prayer, a hearty meal and a community attitude of thankfulness has transitioned over time to a secular long weekend filled with family, friends, over-eating, watching football and shopping.
The Root of United States Public and Private Debt Told by the Pen of History by Bob Blain
Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » North America
The "pen of history" shows that the root of both public and private debt in the United States goes back to the founding of the Bank of North America in 1781. Since then, total debt grew at an average annual rate of 7.9 percent from $2.5 million in 1781 to more than $80 trillion in 2015. It is time now for Congress to begin to build a money supply based on citizenship instead of debt.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity by Lise Funderburg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
Joe Biden: A Short Biography - 47th Vice President of the United States by Doug West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
A short biography of the former Senator from Delaware and vice president of the United States Joe Biden.
The Spy Within: Larry Chin and China's Penetration of the CIA by Tod Hoffman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » North America
Written with a novelist’s panache, this is the true story of the Chinese spy who penetrated the CIA, and for 30 years revealed America’s intelligence secrets to his masters in Beijing. Larry Chin, the CIA’s top Chinese linguist, was China’s top spy. “A successful cloak-and-dagger reenactment of the FBI sting that exposed a Chinese-American double agent in 1985, “ said Kirkus.
Why is the USA Interesting? The 50 State Quarters by Douglas J Alford
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
What is interesting about the USA? It is a land of freedom and independence and the idea of the American Dream. It is fifty separate states all united into one country. This book shows what is important to the different states and how it adds character to the whole country. Freedom’s ring has over fifty distinct tones. Long live liberty.
Police Brutality by Elijah Muhammad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Leadership
Since the days of slavery until modern time, Blacks in America have been either terrorized by the general American population, Klu Klux Klan to the modern version of law enforcement around this country. Elijah Muhammad makes the case that if the hatred and constant, unwarranted violence is the White's normal mode of operating, why let us separate unto ourselves since your history justifies this.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to James K. Polk by Ansel Hatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
George Washington had a dog named Tipsy? Thomas Jefferson never lost a tooth to old age? Andrew Jackson liked to eat 'Old Hickory Nut' Soup? James K. Polk kept a 4,000 page diary? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The first of 4 volumes
Native American Heroes by Rishi Harrison
You set the price! Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Springwood Emedia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
EVERY age, every race, has its leaders and heroes, read about the legends of the Native American Nations and how they influenced North American in the era of transition as European settlers began to expand the United States and change the fragment of their societies forever.
Fire Trap: The Tragedy of the Hope Development School by Mark Masek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1924, 23 people, mostly girls and young women from 5 to 26 years old, died in the Hope Development School fire near Los Angeles, a tragedy that has become an all-but-forgotten part of the city’s history. But the real tragedy was that state and county officials knew that the building was a dangerous fire trap, but were unable to find a safe location for the school.
American Presidents Quiz Book for Kids by T. Buburuz
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
This fun kid's quiz book, complete with lots of pictures, is a tribute to the first 45 presidents of the United States of America. From George Washington to Donald Trump, this book is packed with entertaining trivia tidbits and lots of fun images too!
The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents by Ansel Hatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
Guide to American Culture by William P. Lazarus
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.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Donald J. Trump by Ansel Hatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.
Christian Religions in America by J H Ellison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious history
Discover America's rich Christian heritage through historical briefs of over thirty Christian religions, their founders and origins. America is, and will always be, a Christian nation.
United States Constitution & Other Documents & How They Affect the Modern US *With Facts Bonus. Fully Illustrated and Annotated. by Dave Penman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
Best edition available online. Finally, learning made fun! Inside: The major United States documents including- The U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the Emancipation Proclamation, all with vibrant pictures, annotations (commentary/narration), and a BONUS page of interesting little-known facts about the U.S. Comes with clickable Table of Contents.
Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions by Al Carroll
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 162,740. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Endorsed by Thom Hartmann Show! 1000 downloads! Speak No Evil About Presidents. So say most textbooks, journalists, commentators, and even some historians. Not in this book. An eye opening look at all the evil done by presidents, mass murder, incompetence, and terrorism, and the noblest presidents also. The most insightful damning expose of presidents you will ever see, by a historian and professo
The Book of Colorado Springs by Manly Dayton Ormes
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.