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Preserve Protect and Defend: The Presedency of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
This book touches on many of the Civil War battles, Lincoln's speeches and writings and most of his actions during his presidency. It is simply written and an excellent introduction to Abraham Lincoln. It is the third volume in a series which includes his early years, his time as a lawyer and his reentry into politics.
Quest for the West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The Quest for the West is an epic, historical poem that tells the story of the US expansion through the years, ending when all states were occupied to the Pacific Ocean. It begins with the thirteen colonies becoming a nation. After telling the stories of the hardships of the brave souls who took the journey, it ends when the country spans from coast to coast.
Bookends in Time: A Memoir of the Columbia
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
I was almost there at the beginning, and I was almost there at the end. By the most amazing coincidence, I was near to the shuttle orbiter Columbia both in triumph and tragedy. This is my story, written in tribute to the lost.
Trump's Twitter Presidency
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » American
This book will focus on how Trump's use of the twitter platform is affecting the American people and the world at large.
Judging Everyman: the Trials of John Henry Brock
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John Henry Brock was tried by the State of Texas in 1912 for murder in the death of his mistress one morning when the two of them were walking to breakfast in “Guy Town,” the bawdy district of Austin, Texas. The episode was a tragedy for the two of them and their families. This book explores Brock's history before and after that trial. His trials and judgments may be emblematic for other lives.
Kanye West for President
Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » American
Kanye for president of the United States. Government assassins have been caught red handed.
Six Wild Geese from Australia
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 32,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of the19th century; of Ireland, Australia, and the United States of America; of Fenians and travel; of English prisons and the Australian Outback; and of the Great Rescue of Six Fenian political prisoners from the Fremantle Convict Establishment in South West Australia.
Navigating the American West: A History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Follow early adventurers and pioneers through three hundred years of historic exploration, discovering how they navigated the American West by foot, horse, canoe, and wagon. "Thomas A. Permar's book is truly an enthralling and educational read . . ." -- Kellen Cutsforth, Roundup Magazine.
The Battle of Dranesville
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In late December 1861 Brigadier General J. E. B. Stuart and Brigadier General E. O. C. Ord both led their infantry brigades out of their camps in search of forage. At this time they were both relatively unknown, though the following four years would see them both immortalized, Stuart switching arms to the cavalry and Ord switching theaters to the West.
Left at the Bay of Pigs and Other Sorrows: The Roots and Branches of the Kennedy Assassination
Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Kennedy assassination, though a perfect crime or close to it, can be understood if not solved.
Now's the Day and Now's the Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
Col. Myles W. Keogh, The Legend and The Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Comanche, the mount of Brevet Col., Captain Keogh, was found with blood on his mane; not his own but that of his rider. Did the bold, courageous veteran of the Civil War ride among his men giving them encouragement, only to be shot from his horse and killed during the Battle of Little Bighorn? This book traces the life of Myles W. Keogh up to his untimely death on the plains of Montana.
The Declaration Of Independence, A Short Explanation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,170. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
As time goes by, languages change. Words and the way they are used change and their meanings can change. What may have sounded normal two hundred years ago could be hard to understand today. The purpose of the following is to define some of the words used in the Declaration using definitions and examples from that time period in a simple manner. Enjoy!
Flight to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Ebooks for Students, Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This is a story of almost unbelievable heroism and great daring, told with gusto and sincerity. It is told through the lives of courageous men and women—some of them known to us by name; most of them, unknown. The Underground Railroad managed the escape of Southern slaves to the North. It was carried on at first by a handful of people: ministers, farmers, the escaped slaves themselves.
A Way West, R. P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Way West, R.P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy outlines the ancestral links to R. P. McAlister and Minnie Gay Humble McAlister. From their origins in Prussia, Switzerland and Britain to the Mayflower passage, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, the families shared a direction. They were westward bound in times of upheaval, growth and change.
The Tomb of Marie Laveau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017 by Black Moon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An extensively researched, indispensible guide concerning Marie Laveau and the family members, friends, and strangers interred in the famous tomb. Featuring the first known statement to appear in print of Marie Laveau's own words as to her age and condition of health that was taken in a deposition by a Justice of the Peace on February 24, 1873.
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
They Wanted Lincoln Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Separately, there were two plans to assassinate Lincoln on the fourteenth. One by the Vice-president of the United States and the other by the Secretary of War. Johnson’s assassin succeeded, Stanton’s assassin failed to show.
Benjamin Franklin- a timeline of greatness
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A timeline of Benjamin Franklin and his life, from invention to diplomacy and everything in between, its in this book
Cannibalism in the High Sierras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.