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A Kentucky Cuckoo's Egg: The Clay-Randolph Duel of 1826 by Kate Cooch
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
A Kentucky Cuckoo’s Egg is a 2500 word history short about the duel between Secretary of State Henry Clay and Senator John Randolph in 1826. It also delves into the history of dueling generally and specifically in Virginia. Who died, who lived, and who showed up to duel in a white bathrobe? Find out by downloading now! (www.katecooch.com)
I Am A Southerner by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: Growing Up Southern · The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.00 from 1 review)
A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Did the Continental Army Try and Stage a Coup After the Revoluntionary War? by Kate Cooch
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A 2200 word history short about a possible military coup after the Revolutionary War. The Society of the Cincinnati was formed by disgruntled members of the Continental Army as the Revolutionary War drew to a close. They were unhappy with lack of pay and supplies promised to them by the Continental Congress. Was formation of the Society an attempt to form a milita junta to rule the new country?
Postcard Revolution by Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
This is a collection of postcards sent to leaders, including members of Congress, the President, his council of economic advisers, chairs of sociology departments throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Nations. My purpose was to catch their attention with the old fashioned mail method rather than email. I hope you enjoy them and want to read more of my Smashwords books.
Newport Tower: Unsettled History by B. Lynn Brant
Price: Free! Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Newport Tower is a crude, round stone structure in Newport, Rhode Island. It is said that it was built by early colonists, as a windmill. However, there is little evidence to support that claim, and a wealth of evidence indicating that it is of much older construction, probably precolumbian.
Una breve reseña de la doctrina de la cabeza en la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día by Alberto Valenzuela
Price: Free! Words: 11,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Breve historia del desarrollo de la teología de la cabeza [headship theology] en la iglesia adventista.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry by Tahseen Chowdhury
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
Transformations in Mississippian Native American Culture by Jabe Fincher, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » American
This tells of the cultural changes in the Mississippian period Native Americans to include deculuration.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America by Anthony Vaver
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.
Assassination of John F Kennedy by Wong Y T
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook explains to readers the mystery of the JFK assassination in Nov 1963 – why it happens, and the exact date and time of its occurrence. The immediate reactions of investors are to sell down stocks. But stocks rally the next trading day. Why? The market movements can be foreseen by applying our prediction methodology.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide by Bryan Fitzmartin
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
American Decision Making During the Cuban Missile Crisis by Kevin Mahoney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2010 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This dissertation examines the deliberations of the American government during the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Much has been written on this subject by those involved, either within the decision making process, or on the periphery - for instance, McGeorge Bundy, Abram Chayess, Raymond Garthoff, Ray Cline, and Robert Kennedy. However, none of these totally agree on what happened.
Kensington: The Story and the Stone by B. Lynn Brant
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an essay on the status quo of research into The Kensington Rune Stone, It contends that after all these years and all these claims and counter-claims, we still have little to go on other than the story and the stone. The story of the finding was told by Olof Ohman, but remains uncorroborated by either witness or documentary evidence.
Jamestown: The Birth Of A Nation by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
We studied Jamestown in great depth a few years ago, just in time for the 400 year anniversary. I was surprised how little a knew about the settlement and its history. This little booklet came out of my research. I hope you enjoy getting to know this fascinating history as much as we did.
A Walking Tour of The New Orleans Garden District by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 New Orleans' Garden 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.
Nathaniel R. Thompson-The First Execution in the State of South Dakota by Linda Kuipers
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a story of the horrific events that lead up to the first judicial hanging for murder in the State of South Dakota.
Tabloid America: Crimes of the Press: An EJE Original by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein, who has established new standards of investigative press criticism in his books News From Nowhere, Between Fact and Fiction and Myths of the Media, now turns to the tabloidization of the mainstream media in America. In Tabloid America: The Crimes of the Press he describes the tacit partnership between media and perpetrators in four media-proclaimed “crimes of the century."