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Early-Day Flying in Kansas City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
"Early-Day Flying in Kansas City" is based on a trade paperback published in 1970. The original book, Aviation History in Greater Kansas City, was compiled by "Historic Aviation" magazine, edited and published by Ken Weyand, a private pilot at the time, with a keen interest in aviation history.
American History A Day at A Time - November
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the November installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. The November edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in November. American History a Day at a Time is a great resource for home s
Essay: In the Groove of Duty
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
Those who serve in the military grow stronger in all ways. From a Remington Raider stationed in Hawaii to a Special Operations trooper returning fire in some bug-infested and perilous corner of the world, all experience personal growth. But, what are the mechanics that render growth and how can this understanding deepen the experience, and lead to greater self-awareness and an invincible military?
Dr. Walter Reed – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » American
Dr. Walter Reed had humble beginnings but his intelligence and perseverance allowed him to excel in life. He received his Doctor of Medicine in 1869 and remains the youngest person to graduate from the University of Virginia Medical School to this day. Along with other fellow physicians and scientists, Dr. Walter Reed was able to unravel the scourge of yellow fever.
A Citizen Owned Money Supply
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
"The pen of history" shows that debt in the United States grew to the astronomical size it is today as a direct result of the decision made in 1781 to have money originate as interest-bearing debt. The author uses the board game MONOPOLY to show how money should and should not be originated and proposes that money be based on citizenship and be given to citizens when they register to vote.
The American Revolutionary War – A Short History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Revolutionary War was an event that changed the path of nations. The birth of the United States of America signaled a deadly struggle that cost the lives of thousands of American and British soldiers. This bitter war would drag on for years with battlegrounds scattered up and down the eastern seaboard of the now United States – few were spared the effects of the war.
AP US History In-Depth Course Outline and Study Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - AP exam
A book for students of AP US History, by a former taker of the test. This booklet provides a succinct outline and cause and effect for each topic in an easy to understand format. While this book cannot guarantee you a 5, it might help you understand key concepts better.
American History A Day at A Time - October
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This December edition of historical events includes: October 04, 1648 - Peter Stuyvesant Establishes Americas First Volunteer Firemen October 15, 1660 - - Asser Levy Granted Butcher's License In New Amsterdam October 20, 1720 – Pirate Calico Jack Is Captured By the Royal Navy October 31, 1741 - Seaflower Arrives in Boston After Starvation Leads to Cannibalism
Dirt Road Diary: Recalling a Country Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journalist recalls growing up on a farm in northeast Missouri, where his only connection with the outside world was a dirt road. Recollections include farm animals, old-time vehicles, a one-room country school, fairs, hikes in creek-beds, party lines, and the foibles of rural life. Illustrated with family photographs, “Dirt Road Diary” covers the years before the author’s college days.
Fairbury, Illinois Book Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Fairbury is a small town located in Central Illinois. It is 100 miles south of Chicago and 60 miles east of Peoria. It was founded in 1857 when the railroad first crossed Central Illinois. This short story attempts do documents all the Fairbury citizens who have authored books over the years. Several of these book authors are major figures in the history of Fairbury.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
From the first idea of an underwater warship to its ultimate demise. This book covers a wide range of information on the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its controversies, including who found the Hunley. There is a chapter dedicated to the discovery of the little submarine by each of the men who claim they discovered it. Followed by a chapter which looks at the two claims.
Independence, Mantle, and Miss Able
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The first night baseball game in the history of Organized Baseball was played in Independence on April 28,1930. Mickey Mantle played his first season of professional baseball for the Independence Yankees. A number of ballplayers who spent time playing in Independence went on to outstanding careers in the Major Leagues and two are enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
American History A Day at A Time – September
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This September edition of historical events includes: September 01, 1730 - Benjamin Franklin Common-Law Marriage To Deborah Read September 06, 1620 - Pilgrims set sail from Plymouth, England September 9, 1739 - Slave revolt in Stono South Carolina September 22, - 1656 All Female Jury Tries Woman Accused of Killing Her Child
Beanstreets
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » American
The author recounts a visit to his favorite downtown Asheville coffeehouse, Beanstreets, in April of 1998. An intriguing 'cosmic' conversation at an adjacent table is overheard and transcribed. Just another legendary day at the award-winning java joint. A 2000-word Psecret Psociety pshort pstory.
Pea Soup and Tomatoes: A Fictional Story Based on the Historic Minnesota Tornadoes of 1965
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Come and read this vintage, action packed story about the great Minnesota Tornado of 1965. You will feel as though you are really there in the midst of this historic weather event.
Massacre At Waco!
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the true story of how the Federal Government massacred dozens of innocent people for no other reason than they got tired of waiting for those innocents to "surrender."
American History A Day at A Time – August
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The short history stories in this collection of history stories are from the pioneer frontier period of American history. They include historical facts and events from the month of August. This August edition of historical events include: August 3, 1492 - Christopher Columbus Sets Sail On His First Voyage: August 16, 1774 - Farmers Armed With Pitchforks Scuttle Meeting at Great Barrington
Fiddling with Friends in the 1920s: A Chautauqua Trouper’s Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Before the Internet, TV or even the mass popularity of radio, performers boarded trains and Model T’s to tour North America, entertaining live audiences on the Chautauqua circuit. Author Ken Weyand captures the life of his mother who, as a young woman, left her small town behind for a great adventure and a chance to get a first-hand look at a changing America in the early 20th Century.
2/64 The Month that Launched the Sixties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
2/64 The Month that Launched the Sixties focuses on one month in the most influential decade of the Twentieth Century and embellishes on the life-changing events of those 29 days, including passage of Civil Rights, forward steps from a new President, the Beatles' arrival in America, the stunning boxing upset of Sonny Liston by brash Cassius Clay, and the heating up of militant activity in Vietnam.
State My Name
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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US state guessing game. Identify each of the states based on their nicknames.