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The Evolution and Destruction of the Original Electoral College - New Edition
By Gary and Carolyn Alder
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Why an Electoral College? The Framers created an ingenious non-partisan process to identify the best possible presidential candidates—the original Electoral College system. This book is an in-depth analysis of the purposes and benefits. The original system is then contrasted with today's party controlled system. Discover essential principles required to restore American Constitutional Federalism.
Ghostly Tales from South Carolina
By Kendell Chad Watts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
A collection of Ghost stories and folktales from coastal South Carolina. Many are passed down through the generations dating back to the Revolutionary War. Included are the author's personal experiences on his visits to the haunted locations.
Illustrated What Is an Establishment of Religion?
By Mary C. Findley
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,090. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism 1 Why did the colonists go to the American wilderness? Why did most colonies have an established religion? Where did the phrase "wall of separation" really come from? What did the founders believe about religion in general and Christianity in particular? Was Thomas Pain the founder of American Secular Humanism?
Look Up, Denver! A Walking Tour of the Central Business District
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Denver, Colorado's Central Business District is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Tulsa! A Walking Tour of Tulsa, Oklahoma
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Tulsa, Oklahoma is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Kilroy Was Here
By Bob Fields
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
ALL I CAN GIVE YOU IS FREEDOM (SLAVERY...
By Read To Dream
Price: $15.50 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
 TITLE; Part 1: All I Can Give You Is Freedom.  Freedom; Series Introduction;  Tateland Present Its Self;  THE TATE'S SETTLED ON THEIR LAND IN THE EARLY 1700'S.  THE SECOND GENERATION OF TATE’S HAS PROVEN TO BE   ONE   OF  THE RICHES; Families TO OVERCOME POVERTY. Slavery had not been abolish yet, but this unusual   group of   Tate’s had proven slavery to be against   the laws and nature.
Remembering the Space Age: Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Conference - Germans and Nazis, Mythmaking in Russia, American Culture and Music, Heinlein Influence, Apollo, Chinese Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains twenty-one essays by noted experts on the history of the space age, with an eclectic selection of fascinating topics ranging from the effect of spaceflight on American music and culture to the role of Nazi Germans in the early days of the program.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Three, Appendix N, Photo and TV Support Team Report
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the first part of the large Volume Three of the report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). This section includes Appendix N, the NASA Photo and TV Support Team Report.
U.S. Human Spaceflight: A Record of Achievement, 1961-2006 - Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, ASTP, Space Shuttle - Monographs in Aerospace History 41 (NASA SP-2007-4541)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a detailed record of American manned space flights from the inception of Mercury in 1961.
The American Thunderbolt
By Terrence L. Prosinski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Time Signatures Publications brings another iconic American founding father to life in this series. The only immigrant founding father of America does not have a famous memorial or towering monument to his credit, but as George Will proclaims, if you want to know his impact on American life just look around, you're living in it. Find out just who is the American Thunderbolt.
Heart of Thanksgiving
By Sheryl Roush
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The truest “holiday,” or “holy day” is in the essence of gratitude we carry in our heart, and live in each day. Not a date on a calendar. Celebrating holidays gives us an opportunity to pause from daily to-do’s and survival to find greater meaning and significance in our life. Heart of Thanksgiving is about family celebrations and traditions.
Greenwich Board of Ethics: Official Reports 1965 - 2012
By Paul deBary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Brief history of the Board of Ethics of the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut and reports of the Board's principal opinions, decisions and other official statements from the inception of the Board in 1965 until June of 2012. These reports cover a broad range of ethical issues facing government officials and employees, volunteers and non-profit agencies, as well as service providers and contractors.
Ancient Mississippi
By Brandon Herd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An effort to apply new theories and research to evidence found in Mississippi that will illuminate the history of the region from approximately 10,000 BC to just after first contact with Europeans. The reader will be exposed to new evidence of an ancient lost civilization and will see compelling evidence regarding America's oldest secret.
Chicano Manifesto
By Armando Rendon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
Look Up, Des Moines! A Walking Tour of Des Moines, Iowa
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Des Moines, Iowa is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
John Kulm's Pocketbook Of Cowboy Poetry
By John Kulm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Some of these pieces are more like rhyming jokes than poems. These are the first poems I wrote for audiences and they paid off. They got me into the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada and into a segment on All Things Considered on NPR, and these rhyming jokes made people laugh. This short ebook is available for the modest price of a greeting card.
Civil War Battlefields You Can Visit
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Although the exact number will never be known, it is estimated that there were over 10,000 military engagements during the Civil War. Here are 106 Civil War battle sites that can be visited. Arranged by state, this reference work provides historical background and visiting information, including descriptions of what you will see and re-enactment dates.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 8 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the First Mission to the Moon - Astronauts Borman, Lovell, and Anders
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the historic Apollo 8 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Frank Borman (Commander), William A. Anders (Lunar Module Pilot), and James A. Lovell Jr. (Command Module Pilot).
The Diary of a Southern Lady: Georgina B. Devlin
By Katharine Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Georgina B. Devlin was an immigrant from England to Mississippi. In 1852 she began keeping her diary of her life, primarily in Yazoo City and for a few years in Winona. From then until 1912 she recorded events at home and in the world around her. Edited to include introductory materials and well footnoted.