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Palmer Park: A History
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
The American Indians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
"Mad" Anthony Wayne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » American
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Freedom! What does it cost? Who's willing to pay the price? America's fight for independence and its freedom created heroes from all generations, from all races, from both sexes, from the rich and the poor. This story celebrates one of those heroes.
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
Kensington: The Story and the Stone
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an essay on the status quo of research into The Kensington Rune Stone, It contends that after all these years and all these claims and counter-claims, we still have little to go on other than the story and the stone. The story of the finding was told by Olof Ohman, but remains uncorroborated by either witness or documentary evidence.
Our Harvest Being Gotten In: Writings For Thanksgiving
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious), Nonfiction » History » American
A collection of Thanksgiving-themed writings, Our Harvest Being Gathered In helps us celebrate the holiday with thankful thoughts from pilgrims, presidents, and poets.
Jesse James - Ruthless Killer and Folk Hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
To some he was a handsome folk-hero representing the pioneering values of the Old West. To others he was a ruthless uneducated, hoodlum who killed at least half-a-dozen men, causing mayhem and fear wherever he went before dying at the hands of one of his own gang. This book recounts the strange double-life of Jesse James telling of the exploits that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Nathan Bedford Forrest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Nathan Bedford Forrest had power over men, charisma it is called today. He also had that vital skill with which all great commanders are gifted – the facility to read the enemy’s mind. He made a fortune as a slave trader, was accused of racist war crimes and was Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. This book recounts the exploits of this legendary, most controversial, hero of the South.
Sitting Bull – The Greatest Warrior
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
It was 1872, a battle was in progress between the Lakota Indians and US soldiers protecting railroad workers laying track close to the Yellowstone River. Their leader was Sitting Bull, one of the greatest Native American leaders of them all. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Crazy Horse. The Last Warrior
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
There were no photographs taken of the great Native American warrior Crazy Horse. It would be contrary to the spirit and culture of his people, the Lakota. Crazy Horse’s reputation as a great warrior was forged when very young and remained with him until his dying day. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
The Penguin Encounter
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » History » American
A young man, grown old. A lovely girl, long gone. The lingering ghost of a forgotten mass murder. An immutable artifact of violence. A tangle of black comedies, lost in translation.
Kilroy Was Here
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
The First Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / General
It is a non-religious book about history and origin of Christmas celebration. The author tries to determine who, when and where did perform the first Christmas celebration within the confines of the continental USA. During the process, he has to investigate many earlier explorers and settlers including the pre-Columbian period. It also describes the evolution of Christmas celebration in Japan.
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’
Literature Help: "Gone with the Wind"
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 174 ยท A Quick Guide, Book 34. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
Scarlett O’Hara happens to be the spoiled daughter of a rich plantation owner. The story presents her experiences. She uses every means which she has to come out of the poverty which she finds herself in after Sherman’s “March to the Sea.”
Many Trails and Tales Volume #2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
This is volume #2 of a small book of short stories and articles that are easy reading and take little time to read as compared to a whole book. There are three separate sections of different themes that make for easy reading when you are limited in time but would like something on various topics. This can be fun and entertaining plus having valuable information for other useful ideas.
A Dog's Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Based on true events, A Dog's Life is President Roosevelt's Scottish terrier Fala's answer to a letter from a poodle named Abigail. It tells of Falas life with FDR through the stressfull years oif WW-II and the response by the "greatest generation."
Scavenger Hunt – Historic Hollywood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
If you are looking for a quirky and unusual way to learn about Hollywood while on vacation, then this book is perfect for you! This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you and your date on a scavenger hunt throughout the older parts of the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your relationship, then you won’t want to miss this book!