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Best of the West 2015
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book is a compendium of the most popular blogs published by the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Department during 2015.
Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America" tells the stirring stories of a diverse group of American girls, highlighting their spirit, their will, their courage, and their contributions. Images, Chronology, Statues of Girls, Source Note, Bibliography/Webliography. The 2016 ebook is a revised edition of the bestselling, awarding-winning book with the same title (Scholastic, 2000).
Запретная история России. Сборник 2
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,790. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The collection includes works by various authors, lifts the veil on the concealment of the fact of the existence of Perm, Tartary, and a cosmic catastrophe 1812-16 in the Northern Hemisphere, questioning the traditional base of Washington in the 18th century.
The Great Depression – A Short History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
With few jobs available, banks closing their doors, and businesses going under at a rapid rate, Americans found themselves with few options during the period we call the Great Depression. The 1930’s were a dark period in the economic history of American and much of the world. Will it happen again?
A Proposed New Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
Gospel Singers and Gunslingers; Riots and Radicals
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book confronts the misconceptions, distortions and outright lies that have created a popular myth of the American Civil Rights movement as nonviolent. Only after the introduction of armed self defense, riots and militant rhetoric was the nonviolent civil rights movement able to affect change and achieve its main goals of desegregation and voting rights.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America -March Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history lesson a day in the settlement of early America. This March edition covers the historical events of March. Early American history and its origins is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - February Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following articles: February 03, 1743 Philadelphia Establishes a "Pest House" February 07, 1775 - Ben Franklin Delivers An Imaginary Speech February 15, 1493 - Half of Columbus' Crew Imprisoned in the Azores Islands February 22, 1732 - George Washington Born These stories and more include some well-known historical event
Postcards from Seattle, Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
Whether you’re a tourist, a member of an invading army or a reptilian alien from another dimension, Postcards from Seattle is both the best and only guide you should carry on your travels. In this first, extensively illustrated and lavishly referenced volume, you—yes, YOU; are you not paying attention?—will learn the Truth, the Whole Truth and nothing but the Whole Truth about Real Seattle Facts.
Jennie's American Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
These are just a few of my favorite stories of how our country started. The brave men and women in this book are only fraction of the American heroes who have given all of their energies to make America what it is today. I hope future generations will follow their examples.
Ready Reference Treatise: Founding Brothers
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book describes the interactions among certain individuals who are both gifted and flawed. The interactions among those individuals had very greatly influenced the early development of the United States of America.
Pompey on Patrol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Pompey on Patrol is the true story of Roundsman Redmond Keresey and his equine partner of 17 years. Told by his great-grandson, William J. Keresey III, you'll discover the remarkable story of a horse who became the talk of the nation. Pompey's heroic police exploits were reported in newspapers across the country, and this four-footed officer entertained crowds as they watched in amazement.
All About the USA - The 50 State Quarters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
What is interesting about the USA? It is a land of freedom and independence and the idea of the American Dream. It is fifty separate states all united into one country. Using quarters, this book shows what is important to the different states. How does it adds character to the whole country. Freedom’s ring has over fifty distinct tones. Long live liberty.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.
The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
In the mid-nineteenth century, the southwest was inhospitable to horses and mules. The Army needed a mount that could go without water for days, eat only the available vegetation, and carry heavy loads. There was only one animal that could meet their demands. The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West is the true story of that noble beast's journey from the Middle East to the United States.
AP United States History Key Terms Explained
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » American
As most of you know, APUSH is a very intensive course filled with hours of work each week and more information to be learned than you ever thought possible. So to help out, this book contains over 100 key terms over the course of Units 1-3.
The Lost Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A park ranger's son advocates restoration of the national parks to their original intention: preservation of American heritage.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - January Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This edition of frontier history includes the following stories. January 02, 1492 - Spain Recaptures Granada from the Moors January 14, 1697 - Massachusetts Holds Day Of Fasting For Wrongly Persecuting "Witches" January 17, 1706 - 2016 - Ben Franklin Born January 22, 1755 - George Washington Buys Blacksmith Tools
American History A Day at A Time - December
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The American History a Day at A Time – December Edition presents the story behind the headlines. It is easy and fun to learn a lesson in colonial American history facts daily. If you have ever read those “This Day in History” listings, you may have been curious about the events behind the headlines. December 12, 1718 - Republic of Pirates Ended December 23, 1750 - Ben Franklin Attempts to Electroc
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.