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A Kid Named Billy, a Review of "The Billy the Kid Reader"
Series: Rising Fast · Freebies, Book 70. Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
No figure of the American West has been harder to explain than Billy the Kid. So little has been confirmed about his life and exploits that getting at his truth is a monumental task. Hundreds of books and articles have been printed about him, as well as numerous movies made, but nothing has been as sensational as the dime novel of the 1880s and most of the books following.
A Review of "Internal Improvement"
Series: Freebies, Book 72. Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The promise of liberty was hardly able to be promoted by the implementation of internal improvements during the early years of the American nation because few people could agree on how to carry out the improvements or who had the right to make the improvements: the federal government, the state governments, or private investors and/or corporations.
The Great Southern Migration
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.
Dr. Spock and the Vietnam War
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Dr. Benjamin Spock will always be remembered by many as the pediatrician who changed the way parents reared their children, by many others as a Vietnam era anti-war activist, and by his wife as a brilliant storyteller whose parenting advice did not carry over to his own life. Few people realize the lengths to which Benjamin Spock went to protest the Vietnam War, including running for President.
The Niagara Frontier's Unwritten History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
A mesmerizing look into the Niagara Frontier's history and the people who populated the region. A study for research or for sheer entertainment.
American History A Day at A Time – June
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American frontier colonial history each day. This is the June installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time.
What You Never Knew About the Religion of the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: Simple English. Published: May 1, 2015 by O. Jay (Emperor). Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » History » American
The book came about as a result of team work and hard work; a product of the study of the ancient religion especially that of the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas of the North and South America respectively. The book x-rays their religious beliefs, lives and practices. If really you want to know intimately about the religious of these people you don’t have to go and buy three different books.
Fairbury, Illinois and the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story interweaves the stories of prominent Fairbury citizens and the 1893 Columbian Exposition. If you are interested in Fairbury history, this short story explains Fairbury's role in the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
Lusitania Diary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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100 years after the Lusitania was torpedoed, a passenger’s diary was translated into English, revealing the story of an earlier journey aboard the doomed ocean liner. The author was a 33 year old Danish photographer, who describes his safe voyage to America; the hardships, joys and social life aboard the magnificent ship, seven years before disaster killed nearly 1,200 men, women and children.
The Secret Files of White America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » American
It all starts with a file on many Black Americans--even those without a history of imprisonment. I am afraid of our Hebrew Elohim and what he will do to protect Black America--good Whites are clueless. Already the God of Israel is turning spring into winter, and coming is a winter during the summers. America must let its Hebrew slaves return to Israel by moving the people there without murdering.
American History A Day at A Time – May
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the May installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. The May edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in May.
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
"Fun Cycle" Special Edition for The 75th Anniversary of America's Leading Motorcycle Rally
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » American
"FUN CYCLE" is a book to explain, enlighten and entertain those interested in the 75th Anniversary of America's Leading Motorcycle Rally. Why are upwards of a million expected in attendance? Find out how it begin, how it grew, and how it coincided with America's popular culture. Where do YOU fit in? Where do YOU think it's headed? Will the 75th Anniversary be a game changer or just a FUN CYCLE?
Vinegar Gang Lynching - Sis Vinegar's Story (Based On True Events)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
On June 2, 1882 at about 9:30 p.m., David Bausman met death at the Kaw River while engaging in sexual intercourse with 14 year-old Sis Vinegar. On June 10, 1882 at about 1:00 a.m., a mob broke into the Douglas County Jail, removed and lynched the Vinegar Gang men for the death, the motive being robbery. Branded a prostitute, beggar, and a thief, Sis Vinegar never got to tell her story, until now.
Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » American
Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary to build a safer America.
The Delaplaine George Washington - His Essential Quotations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Here are Washington's most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.
American History a Day at a Time – April
Series: American History A Day at A Time, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial frontier history each day. This is the April installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the story of the American colonial frontier.
Spied In Plain Sight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Industrial espionage on behalf of the President of the United States of America. but this isn't a movie. It's the true story of Lawrence Bell, president of Bell Aircraft, and his 1938 journey through Germany, Italy, France, and England. The president asked Bell to evaluate the aircraft industries of friend and (probable) foe and report back. History buffs will want to read Spied In Plain Sight.
EDGERLY
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Fictionalized true account or Civil War intrigue.