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"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.
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.
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.
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.
Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond: Book Two, The Law Keepers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In "Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond, Book Two: The Law Keepers,“ novelist Tom Rizzo introduces you to true stories about a cross section of courageous lawmen who figured out the best way to enforce law and order on their own terms. Tough and uncompromising, they kept long hours and covered huge territories to bring peace to the expanding frontier.
Lincoln's Family: The True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction
In his field, a farmer impregnated Nancy. Nancy’s caretaker offered a drunk five gallons of whiskey to marry her. Thomas Lincoln married Nancy and moved his bride into a horse shed. Thomas would be gone for months looking for work, leaving Nancy to take care of herself. With Thomas away, Nancy met a man and fell in love. He impregnated Nancy and when the baby was born, she named him Abraham.
Identification Credentials: Mandatory or Voluntary?
You set the price! Words: 36,210. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
This book is for those who want to recognize the final world government’s brutal domination of humanity. Your ID is proof that you waived most of your rights.
The Federalist Papers (Revisited)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 215,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
America the Great Series: The Birth of a Nation - The Revolutionary Era Volume III
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Donald J. Trump
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,240. 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.
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: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,440. 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.
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: Free! 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.
American History A Day at A Time – March
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following stories: March 4, 1681 - King Charles II Grants William Penn Royal Charter for Pennsylvania March 12, 1664, New Jersey Becomes a British Colony March 20, 1760 - Great Fire Of Boston Destroys 349 Buildings March 26, 1752 - Ben Franklin Founds First Property Insurance Company March 29, 1638 - First Permanent White Settlement In Delaware
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
American History A Day at A Time - January
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,530. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following stories: January 1, 1673 - Regular Mail Delivery Begins January 6, 1759 - George Washington Marries Martha Dandridge Curtis January 7, 1698 - Fire Destroys Jamestown Virginia January 14, 1639 - First Connecticut Constitution Adopted In Hartford, Connecticut January 31, 1620 - Virginia Colony Leaders Request More Orphans for Workers
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
Childhoods in Valley County, Idaho 1904-1941:Five Accounts
Price: Free! Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Five auto-biographical accounts of childhoods in rural and small towns in Valley County, Idaho. The first by a woman who remembers her wide-eyed, most significant life dreams as a fourteen year old; written in a lyrical and highly descriptive style and ending in a haunting, wrenching manner. Four accounts of young boys living through the Great Depression years with vivid descriptions.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.