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The Real Story of David Jack, The Land King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
David Jack literally stole thousands of acres of Mexican land grants given to Monterey by the previous Mexican governments. Monterey didn't have the money to satisfy the claims with the U.S. Claims Commission. A lawyer proved the claims legal, but Monterey couldn't afford the legal bill. The Mexican land claims were auctioned off on the courthouse steps.
The Real Story of Wyatt Earp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Wyatt Earp worked both sides of the law, whichever seemed to suit him. He always wanted to be a sheriff, but never got beyond the deputy status. He and his prostitute wife lived a long and happy life prospecting in Alaska and investing their money.
The Real Life of Jesse James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Jesse James returned from the American Civil War and was branded as a criminal because he fought as a rebel on the side of the south. He rode into Lafayette, Missouri to turn himself in, carrying a white flag. A Union soldier spotted him and shot him despite the white flag. He decided if hewas going to be branded an outlaw, he would be one. He was the most famous of all time.
The Real Life of Judge Roy Bean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Judge Roy Bean determined the law to suit his fancy in his courtroom in the area of Texas west of the Pecos. He refused to hear appeals and his decision was final, if not always fair. Still, he did a lot of good for the area's helpless and needy.
The Real Story of Calamity Jane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Calamity Jane was a woman in a man's world. She could out-swear, out-drink and out-work most men. She was wildly in love with Wild Bill Hickok, but he didn't return her amorous wishes. In her down years, Calamity Jane worked as a prostitute. She died in poverty.
The Real Story of the Apache Kid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Apache Kid was a respected member of the U.S. Army Scouts. He became embroiled in a melee that was unavoidable for him and two men were killed. He was threatened with ten years in the hell-hole Yuma State Prison. He escaped and became a fugitive with a large price on his head. He was never caught.
A Walking Tour of Lexington, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. 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 Lexington, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Tarboro, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. 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 Tarboro, North Carolina 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.
We Survived 9/11/2001: The Day The Twin Towers Fell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about our near death experience in New York City. We had just visited our son in Denver and were on the way home. If certain travel plans had not been changed, we would not be survivors of 9-11-2001.
A Walking Tour of Salisbury, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. 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 Salisbury, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Wilson, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. 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 Wilson, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of High Point, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. 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 High Point, North Carolina 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.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
A Walking Tour of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. 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 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. 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 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Fayetteville, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. 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 Fayetteville, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Edenton, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. 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 Edenton, North Carolina 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.
The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words
Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The debates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia have intrigued me for some time now. While researching the participants in those debates, I ran across a number of their letters and diaries from that summer. As I read the letters, I was struck by their hopes and frustrations, that they often so freely shared with others through their writings. I present many of those writings here.
A Walking Tour of New Bern, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. 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 Bern, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Wilmington, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. 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 Wilmington, North Carolina 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.