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Two for the Cabinet
Price: Free! Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Our Founding Documents Then and Now
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » American
By Preserving America’s Past We Insure America’s Future. This comprehensive book of many Founding documents from the Magna Carta to our great Constitution and Bill of Rights also gives some background and quotes by several Founders. You have to ask the question: Who and What brought us Principles of Freedom, Liberty, Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness, Prosperity and Private property ownership
The War of the Copper Kings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A the dawn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana was the richest hill on earth. Copper was the treasure, eagerly sought for wiring the modern world, and the hard rock below Butte was riddled with thick veins of the precious metal. Those who controlled the copper could make billions of dollars, the fortune sought by three men who fought for Butte’s mineral wealth.
Mommy and Daddy’s Love Letters; A true story from the 1950s
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » History » American
This romance has letters written between the author's Mother and Father during their courtship in 1951 and 1952. The relationship between the author's Mother and Father and the people around them is the main theme and early 1950s life is explained. This should appeal to older readers, readers in rural areas, readers in Missouri (especially Kansas City) and readers interested in early 1950s life.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
For Our Beloved Country
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
War is never more horrifying, and perhaps never more compelling, than when experienced firsthand. The personal accounts collected here — diaries and memoirs written by men on the front lines — constitute a little-known history of American wars. Seven individual narratives cover seven different wars, from the Revolution to the Gulf War.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
SADIE was a strikingly beautiful young woman whose sheer Irish beauty earned her the title of Belle of the West Side of Manhattan. As a young girl, growing up on the mean streets of the city, she possessed a poise just as polished and genteel as those of the fine young ladies attending the Gibson Girl School on Fifth Avenue.
Obscure Stories of the Civil War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This collection of short stories narrates the history of obscure and fascinating Civil War events.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
Price: Free! Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to the ideals of The Founders? This book first examines the philosophical basis behind those ideals ... with the realization that the concept of The United States of America has no hope of being resurrected unless those ideals are understood.
Katrina Wedding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,180. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story from south Mississippi about a couple trying to keep their October wedding date after losing everything to Hurricane Katrina.
From the Shores of Morar to the Estrella
Price: Free! Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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This is the tale of Scotchmen who came from the Highlands to theNew World
The Awful Arithmetic Volume II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,290. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Continuation of the Awful Arithmetic Volume I: The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s ending.
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.
Series: HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 774,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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The Philadelphia Convention: A Play for Many Readers
Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » History, Nonfiction » History » American
Here in 160 pages Catherine Jaime brings you the Constitutional Convention delegates and their debates, set in play format. Here you can become more familiar with the hard work of not just James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, and many others. The play is great for a high school class studying U.S. Government, and for the motivated individual who wants to learn more about that important event.
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
The Soldier, the Builder & the Diplomat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Schlesser's readable study is more than entertainment or scholarship, it is a plea for balance, probity, and reason in an era when a single fit of arrogance by a world leader can devastate hundreds of thousands of innocent human beings and imperil the very project of civilized human existence on this planet. It's difficult to overstate the importance of the Soldier, the Builder, and the Diplomat
Kansas 1874: Triumphs, Tragedies, and Transitions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
1874 in the Sunflower State was a time of the Wild West and of Indian attacks, but also of a rising poet and debates on temperance. It was the year the Mennonites first arrived, and when Abilene’s T. C. Henry began to promote winter wheat as a good crop for Kansas farmers. Few other years in state history show Kansas in its transition from part of the frontier to its own identity so clearly.
Abraham Lincoln’s Life and Times: True Tales of a Great Man, Uncommon People, and Major Events
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 284,100. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Janet Spencer - Trivia Queen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Looking for Lincoln? Historian Hal Malehorn has captured the essence a remarkable man. This book tells of America’s beloved leader, his legend, and his era. Chapters describing Abe’s practice and politics, hard times and good, explain the background and the results of a terrible war. Here 272 1000-word stories describe his life and his legacy. Both inspired his age, and they do so yet.
Historical Cities-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
This edition of the Historical Cities series explores Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States. Over 200 historical sites and landmarks are provided for walking tours of the city center and in the surrounding districts. Text is based on the work of the Federal Works Project of the 1930’s and 40’s. All sites have been verified and located with GPS coordinates.