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Asia Booth Clarke Sister of Abraham Lincoln's Assassin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Asia Booth Clarke fled her Philadelphia and her native country in the aftermath of her brother John Wilkes Booth's assassination of President Lincoln. My research indicates that she never even came home for a visit. Married to Edwin Booth's acting partner John Sleeper Clarke, she compiled memoirs and biographies in her years in England. Her sons Creston and Wilfrid were both stage actors.
Albert Taylor Bledsoe Abraham Lincoln Critic Confederate States of America Leader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Albert Taylor Bledsoe was a prominent leader in the Southern Confederacy. He helped craft the original constitution of the Confederate States of America. Just before the Civil War began he was a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Virginia. After leaving Illinois he held a similar position at the Univ. of Mississippi. During the war he was appointed acting Secretary of War in Richmond.
Judah P. Benjamin Louisiana Senator & Secretary of War Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Judah P. Benjamin was the son of Orthodox Jewish parents. He was raised primarily in South Carolina before moving on the North Carolina, where he attended Fayetteville Academy. Reviewers of lengthy bios of Benjamin have surmised that he is a dull subject. One of the principal biographers was criticized for missing many pivotal issues in Benjamin's life. Judah lived in England after the Civil War.
Alexander Stephens Vice President Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the Confederate States of America, was a sickly man from childhood. He was short and weighed very little. At the time of Viriginia's secession from the U.S., in 1861, the capital of the Confederacy was moved from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia. Alexander remained behind at his Crawfordville, Georgia home instead. Some writers have criticized this.
14 Fun Facts About Arlington Cemetery
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc.
Arlington Cemetery is one of our nation's most famous cemeteries. It is the final resting place for presidents, soldiers and heroes of our nation. But it was not always so. Arlington Cemetery has a storied past as a historic mansion home with large grounds, a civil war stronghold, and as a freedman's village. How much do you know about this National Cemetery? 14 Fun Facts with more info. RL: 6.9
Varina Howell Davis First Lady of the Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
As the wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, Varina Howell had tremendous responsibilities. Factional struggles between women from the different states required mediation.The First Lady was also responsible for visiting the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals. Receptions for late arriving officers were planned. By 1864 Varina was advising her ailing husband and shaping policy.
14 Fun Facts About the Pony Express: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Gold was discovered in California in 1848. It seemed like California had everything. What they did not have was a fast way to communicate with the east. That was when the Pony Express was born. Find out some fun facts about this enterprise in this fun book. Reading level: 6.8
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."
Clara Barton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
I have written my e-book largely from clippings and references, especially various American newspapers. Clara Barton was a widely known figure, a nurse/samaritan and a supervisor of organizations. The most prominent group she was associated with is the American Red Cross. She became the institution's first president in 1884. Years later she became a tireless advocate for women's suffrage.
Abraham Lincoln: America's Great Emancipator: Educational Version
Abraham Lincoln came from humble beginnings, but he learned from an early age the power of education. He wanted to help Americans and bring equality for all. During the Civil War, he put his skills to work. He made two famous speeches: The Gettysburg Address and his Second Inaugural Address. They changed the nation of America forever. Find out more in this 15-minute bio. Includes CCS exercises.
The American Civil War: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » War
This book about the American Civil War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the history of the Civil War including the timeline and events that led up to the war. The book takes you through the major battles of the war such as the Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Antietam.
Emancipation! A Skit About September 1862
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
On Monday, September 22, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This skit deals with how the news affected many people in the south. The skit begins with an introduction, allowing participants to understand what life was like for slaves, and for the owners of slaves. Learn about the views of many slaves and owners in this 15-minute skit!
The Cotton Gin: A History Just for Kids
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Imagine an invention so great that it contributed to a war! That's what Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin did. Inside this book, you will discover what led to one of America's greatest inventions, what happened after it was invented, and what it was like to be a kid during this period.
The Underground Railroad: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
The Underground Railroad made up a network of several routes. In this excititing history, you will learn all about how the railroad was created and how exactly it worked. KidCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides; with dozens of books published every month, there's sure to be something just for you! Visit our website to find out more.