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The Lost Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A park ranger's son advocates restoration of the national parks to their original intention: preservation of American heritage.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - January Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This edition of frontier history includes the following stories. January 02, 1492 - Spain Recaptures Granada from the Moors January 14, 1697 - Massachusetts Holds Day Of Fasting For Wrongly Persecuting "Witches" January 17, 1706 - 2016 - Ben Franklin Born January 22, 1755 - George Washington Buys Blacksmith Tools
American History A Day at A Time - December
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The American History a Day at A Time – December Edition presents the story behind the headlines. It is easy and fun to learn a lesson in colonial American history facts daily. If you have ever read those “This Day in History” listings, you may have been curious about the events behind the headlines. December 12, 1718 - Republic of Pirates Ended December 23, 1750 - Ben Franklin Attempts to Electroc
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
上下五百年 俗人侃的美国史
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
看得懂,记得住的美国史。讲的就是从哥伦布1492年漂洋过海来到美洲开始,到二十世纪九十年代苏联崩溃,美国一统江湖,在美国这块地盘上这五百年的逆袭,五百年的起伏。精彩不精彩,听员外俺慢慢道来。
Patton, the Spear of Destiny, and the Real Reason for Southern Secession
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What Really Happened to Patton? Where is the Real Spear of Destiny? The real one WAS found in '45 … but it never made it to Vienna. The Real Reason for Southern Secession! It wasn't because of Lincoln's election! JFK Bonus!
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
Big Love in Little Egypt: The True Crimes of Lawrence Hight and Elsie Sweetin
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The tongues of Ina, Illinois, were already wagging about the friendship between the Reverend Lawrence Hight, the local circuit-riding Methodist preacher, and the pretty young housewife Elsie Sweetin when their spouses turned up dead from similar sudden illnesses just a couple of months apart in the summer of 1924. Was it food poisoning as the doctors first said? Or something more sinister?
Coinage of the United States – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
The history of United States coinage is a story that parallels the rise of America. Starting from a humble beginning in a basement in Philadelphia in the first few years of the country to grow to a large highly sophisticated system that produces millions of coins per year. We take coins for granted, but, they have a rich and interesting history.
My Day in the Navy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
It's her thirteenth birthday. When a friend of her family invites Linda and her mom and dad to participate in a dependents' cruise on an aircraft carrier, Linda is delighted. But will the events of the day prove to be happy ones, or is Linda in for a very unusual surprise?
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
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
Dr. Walter Reed – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 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: $2.99 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.