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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.
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.
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.
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.
Democracy v. Republic Mini Unit by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This mini lesson presents what we did to clear up the distinction between a Democracy and a Republic. Easy, fun, and effective...
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."
The Longest Nights: General John Imboden and the Confederate Retreat From Gettysburg by Heather Michon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
A short account of the Confederate retreat after the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. Under the command of Virginia General John D. Imboden, a 20-mile long wagon train of the wounded were sent south into Maryland and Virginia, only to meet the enemy again Williamsport, Maryland.
Palmer Park: A History by Kevin McQueeney
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
Lincolns' Hidden Speech-"The Cover-Up" by T.M. Sparks
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Please notice the ending of this declaration, its in the ending that gives us a common understanding of knowledge long forgotten. It also shows us how frightening the media coupled with the scientific community has caused the delusional mind set of our age today. I have included a few very interesting photos on the subject matter at hand.
Little Big Horn: A Saga of Sitting Bull by Fayette Jones-Ziegler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Seldom has the story of the Little Big Horn been told in terms Sitting Bull might understand; in a manner we all should see it. But here is such an account, from his early life to the Washita and Little Big Horn and beyond. Fayette Jones-Ziegler has captured the significant events of the great chief's life.
A Cat's Tale by Matt Sorensen
Series: Pilgrim's Paws, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The story of the Mayflower voyage as told by the ship's cat. The story begins as Pilgrims attempt to leave Holland for the Virginia Colony aboard Speedwell, and traces their adventures as they are forced to reduce their numbers and sail aboard Mayflower. Tabatha, ship's cat aboard Speedwell, joins the Mayflower crew and voyages with the Pilgrims to the New World.
A Brief History of New York City by Catherine McGrew Jaime
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.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Angels Camp, California by Sunny Lockwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Meandering Through Angels Camp explores the mining and literary history of one of California's best preserved Gold Rush towns. (4800 words) The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings.
The Declaration of Independence: A Play for Many Readers by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: The Americans Revolt, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Screenplays » Documentary, Nonfiction » History » American
This "play" can be read aloud in a class of any size, or read silently by one or more students, to give a feel for what it took to get the Declaration written and passed. I have researched the debates of the Second Continental Congress, and the delegates to arrive at this dialog.
Digging Up Arkansas Diamond Mining History by Glenn W. Worthington
Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 7 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
In this ebook you will work alongside the author as he digs up some ninety-year-old bricks at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. The bricks have letters inscribed on them. Together you will follow the clues and figure out the mystery of the history that these bricks are trying to tell us.