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The History of the Chicago Gangsters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The early days of Chicago's organized crime began in 1850 with Michael Cassius McDonald as the original crime boss and The Black Hand. "Big Jim" Colosimo, Johnny "The Fox" Torri and Al "Scarface" Capone followed as the boss of bosses. Prohibition brought gangland war to Chicago. Capone fought for territory and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the beginning of the end for Capone.
Massachusetts Calling - A compilation of short stories, recipes, poetry, memories, and histories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » History » American
All proceeds benefit local shelters and food pantries. Massachusetts was first settled over 7,000 years ago. It has a long and storied history. From the Salem Witch Trials to the birthplace of Dr. Seuss, from Louisa May Alcott to Edgar Allen Poe, Massachusetts offers a range of fascinating, evocative, and historically important moments to explore and understand. Enjoy the works of these fifteen
From George Washington to Donald Trump, to Hillary Clinton: Interesting Quizzes About US Presidents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Brian Mulipah. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » American
There was once a US President so rich; he donated all his presidential salaries to charity! You know who that is? Hint: It wasn’t George Bush.
True American Ghost Stories: A Thrilling Collection Of American True Ghost Stories, Scary Haunted Houses And Chilling Unexplained Happenings
Price: Free! Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Phenomenology
Maybe you are a believer of ghosts and you want to prove that they are real. Or maybe you are not a believer and you wanted to prove everyone else wrong? Whatever your reasons are, if you decide to use one, be careful...
Birth of a Nation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover America's roots and path to Independence, the brave and wise founding fathers [and mothers], and what they endured to give us the United States of America. Great sacrifices were made, and great freedom was obtained.
Mrs. Hartley and the Senator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
In a unique newspaper-article format, this is the story of how two women were drugged and then raped by two different Senators from Nevada, and how one of the women shot to death her rapist; it brings to life the last decade of the Nineteenth Century in California and in Nevada, after the rise of the railroad but before the advent of the motor car.
E Pluribus
Price: Free! Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » American
To save their lives, Akira Madison, and Ty Yates, political opposites and descendants of the famous founding fathers, must band together to unearth the true story of the US Constitution, and expose the secret society that protects it to this day.
Gunfighters of the West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Ride the trail with William Howard as he tells the story of famous and not-so famous gunfighters of the old American West. Among the gunfighters are the stories of Billy the Kid, Wild Bill Hickcok, Doc Holliday, Jesse James, John Wesley Hardin, Cullen Baker, Johnny Ringo, Bill Doolin and others. Each story is fast paced and no myths are included, only facts.
What Comes Next?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short book explains how citizens have repeatedly used voluntary action, private giving, and the processes of civil society to dramatically elevate our society. In eras when our national prospects were considerably bleaker than they are now, Americans found effective ways to solve their problems. It can happen again.
Lincoln's Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » History » American
How does a motherless boy of an impoverished, illiterate farmer become the greatest President in the history of the United States? This full-length play follows the early life of Abraham Lincoln and his startlingly rocky road to greatness. A great play for a high school theatre or a young community theatre.
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 189,020. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » History » American
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 is an attempt to describe every American periodical for children founded or publicly proposed before 1873. It is the most complete discussion available of these periodicals and the result of over 30 years of research. It should be valuable to anyone interested in the history of works for children or the history of American periodicals.
Sequoyah: The Man Behind the Legend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Sequoyah. His name is infamous for creating the Cherokee written language. But who is the man behind the legend? Dive into the past of an amazing man who persevered to live a life beyond his disability and difficulties.
Richard Lighthouse Ebooks Blocked from Archive.org
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
This short technical paper describes the deliberate deletion or blocking of file records at the Internet Archive (Archive.org). Richard Lighthouse has published more than 100 ebook titles over the last four years, and his ebooks are carried at many of the major ebook retailers in North America. However, not a single ebook or even a reference to his name can be found on the Internet Archive.
Ebooks Published on Smashwords & Lulu by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This ebook is a summary listing of published work by Richard Lighthouse on smashwords.com, which currently has 52 works, and lulu.com, which currently has 66 works. A few titles have been archived or retired at these websites. Some of these ebooks are also available on Apple iBooks, BarnesAndNoble, Kobo, Google Play, Amazon, and other websites. 16930 County Road 831, Pearland, Texas 77584.
Coosa Flyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Backwoodsman finds secrete to flight while Wright brothers were still young children.
A Day in Indiana History – December
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn about Indiana history a day at a time. Ideal for history lovers, Day in Indiana History – December teaches the historical facts about Indiana in an easy to understand format.
Looking Back II: More True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Enjoy more true stories of Mountain Maryland in this follow-up to James Rada, Jr.'s popular Looking Back collection. Looking Back II collects 47 history articles gathered from Rada's award-winning Looking Back columns, Allegany Magazine and other publications. Some of them have been updated with new information that Rada uncovered since their initial publication.
Abraham Lincoln: Ascent to Power 1840-1860
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln retired from politics in 1849 when he was forty to concentrate on honing his speaking and lawyering skills. He felt compelled to go back into politics when the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. The Lincoln Douglas debates and the election of 1860 are covered as well as the Compromise of 1850 and many of Lincoln's speeches.
A Carta do chefe Seattle ao presidente dos Estados Unidos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Nesta edição Ilustrada e Comentada você conhecerá um dos dos mais famosos e belos textos ambientalistas já produzidos. Conheça a história da famosa carta do Chefe Seattle e leia o texto que vem acompanhado de imagens espetaculares da paisagem norte americana, onde os fatos ocorreram.
Carta del jefe Seattle al presidente de los Estados Unidos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: Spanish. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
La Carta del Jefe Seattle es, sin duda, un hermoso canto a la naturaleza, que provoca emociones elementales e inefables en el lector. Cuando lo hallé por vez primera, lo leí y releí para sentir las palpitaciones de esa sabia y reposada voz, emergida del contacto más puro y primigenio con el mundo natural. Se trata de un libro electrónico que hay que ver

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