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Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win | Summary & Key Takeaways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » History » American
What to learn what makes a great leader and how to become one? Get this summary if you want to learn the concise actionable information in Extreme Ownership in 20 minutes or less so you can apply them to your business immediately. Learn how to create explosive growth and profitability. Learn how to create effective and successful teams. Learn the mindset of great leaders and much more.
Pentagon Papers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If your are someone who came of age after the Carter Administration (1977-81), it is unlikely that you know about the Pentagon Papers. This recently abridged edition of that major historical document has been conceived and published specifically for you. You can now experience the broad scope of the entire original work in one or two sittings with additional online resources included.
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is an Awesome Summary of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized by J.J. Holt
Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
This is a summary of Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton (2004); a voluminous book which chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s Founding Fathers.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
Understanding the Electoral College
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
If you are confused about what the Electoral College is, or how it works, this little book is for you. Catherine answers: 1) When was the Electoral College instituted and why? 2) How many electors are there? How are they divided? 3) What is the difference between a Democracy and a Republic? 5) What is the difference between a plurality and a majority?
The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The Devil’s Chessboard is a well-researched, insightful read into the life and legacy of Allen Dulles and the CIA. It gives numerous examples of how Dulles was not simply content to stay on American soil to fulfill American interests. As the director and founder of the CIA, Dulles exerts enormous power and influence over the nations of the world.
The History of the Chicago Gangsters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The early days of Chicago's organized crime began in 1850 with Michael Cassius McDonald as the original crime boss and The Black Hand. "Big Jim" Colosimo, Johnny "The Fox" Torri and Al "Scarface" Capone followed as the boss of bosses. Prohibition brought gangland war to Chicago. Capone fought for territory and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the beginning of the end for Capone.
Summary of Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018 by gatsby24. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Nonfiction » History » American
Wanna Read But Not Enough Time? Then, grab a SpeedyReads of Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann now! *this is an unofficial summary of Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann. It is not endorsed, affiliated by Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI or David Grann.
A Brief History of New York City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
New York City -- what a city, what a history! If it happened anywhere in America, it probably happened in New York City. Reading the history of this city is fascinating and exciting, as if watching the people and the events, that traveled through the region and across the years. This little ebook is an annotated timeline of the major events of this incredible city.
The Strange Life of Howard Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Hughes was an obsessed man. He was obsessed with aviation and he was obsessed with sex, both conventional and bi-sexual. His relationships included some of the most famous names in Hollywood, both men and women, including Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, and Jean Peters.
African American History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Precisely what fragment of the African-American population is of exclusively African descent is unknown. In the past hundreds of years there has been a substantial mix of people from Africa with Europeans and American-Indians.
America’s Second War of Independence: A Short History of the War of 1812
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
During the War of 1812, or the “second war of independence,” the United States, which consisted of eighteen loosely joined states, took on Great Britain, the greatest naval power in the world, in a military conflict that would have a lasting impact on America’s future.
The Black Hebrew Israelite Student Edition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Pen-Wit Publishing & Communications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
So many Black American mothers raising male and female children all alone. Many of these women successfully guide their offspring. This writing attempts to fill any existing gaps left over by the absence of male leadership in our families. I hope the inspired influence of Elohim will lift your hearts, minds, and souls to overcome the negative psychological, physical, and mental environments.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
The New York Mob Vol I: When the Irish Ran New York 1840-1917
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Tammany Hall was a political organization who mobilized poor Irish immigrants into a powerbase to run New York city from the American Civil War to WWII. And although Tammany gave New York its first public welfare system, it did so at the expense of a level of political corruption never seen before or since. This is the story of the rise and fall of Tammany Hall.
Little Known Tales in Oklahoma History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Oklahoma is a young state but its history goes back to the 1540s. Oklahoma Territory was originally planned as an area for the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians. Pressure from white settlers forced the government to open up the territory to settlement.
Washington's Crossing: America's First D-Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Late December 1776 A ragged Continental army has now put an icy river between themselves and the pursing British army. The men in blue and buff uniforms have known nothing but defeat and had once again made a narrow escape while the Congress at Philadelphia reflecting no confidence in their troops prepare to evacuate to Baltimore. Washington decides to do the unthinkable - go on the offensive.
The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his Hamilton, Ohio, home and left his five sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. In spite of a heroic effort by police and neighbors alike, Ethel King and four of her children died in the tragedy. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away
From George Washington to Donald Trump, to Hillary Clinton: Interesting Quizzes About US Presidents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Brian Mulipah. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » American
There was once a US President so rich; he donated all his presidential salaries to charity! You know who that is? Hint: It wasn’t George Bush.

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