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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.
Ironclad Waters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the opening shot of the Civil War at Fort Sumter, to the confrontation at Hampton Roads between the ironclad vessels Monitor and Merrimac, as well as Admiral DuPont's heroic capture of Port Royal, this book chronicles the naval events and battles that ultimately led to the Union Navy fiasco at Charleston Harbor.
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.
Patton, the Spear of Destiny, and the Real Reason for Southern Secession
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What Really Happened to Patton? Where is the Real Spear of Destiny? The real one WAS found in '45 … but it never made it to Vienna. The Real Reason for Southern Secession! It wasn't because of Lincoln's election! JFK Bonus!
General Morgan's Legacy: A Modern Story of the Civil War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why did a busy industrialist take time out from his hectic schedule to look into his family’s past? What was it about General John Hunt Morgan that caught his attention? In this novel about modern politics, Mexican Coyotes and the Civil War there is a record of a real historical event: the truth about Morgan’s escape from the Yankee Prison in Ohio is revealed for the first time.
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
Big Love in Little Egypt: The True Crimes of Lawrence Hight and Elsie Sweetin
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The tongues of Ina, Illinois, were already wagging about the friendship between the Reverend Lawrence Hight, the local circuit-riding Methodist preacher, and the pretty young housewife Elsie Sweetin when their spouses turned up dead from similar sudden illnesses just a couple of months apart in the summer of 1924. Was it food poisoning as the doctors first said? Or something more sinister?
Coinage of the United States – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
The history of United States coinage is a story that parallels the rise of America. Starting from a humble beginning in a basement in Philadelphia in the first few years of the country to grow to a large highly sophisticated system that produces millions of coins per year. We take coins for granted, but, they have a rich and interesting history.
My Day in the Navy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
It's her thirteenth birthday. When a friend of her family invites Linda and her mom and dad to participate in a dependents' cruise on an aircraft carrier, Linda is delighted. But will the events of the day prove to be happy ones, or is Linda in for a very unusual surprise?
"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.
American History A Day at A Time - November
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the November installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. The November edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in November. American History a Day at a Time is a great resource for home s
Dr. Walter Reed – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » American
Dr. Walter Reed had humble beginnings but his intelligence and perseverance allowed him to excel in life. He received his Doctor of Medicine in 1869 and remains the youngest person to graduate from the University of Virginia Medical School to this day. Along with other fellow physicians and scientists, Dr. Walter Reed was able to unravel the scourge of yellow fever.
A Citizen Owned Money Supply
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
"The pen of history" shows that debt in the United States grew to the astronomical size it is today as a direct result of the decision made in 1781 to have money originate as interest-bearing debt. The author uses the board game MONOPOLY to show how money should and should not be originated and proposes that money be based on citizenship and be given to citizens when they register to vote.
Area 51
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American
Throughout this book, you will learn more about Area 51, including the government, the UFOs, facts about aliens, and much more. Then you can decide what you think is really going on in this area.
The American Revolutionary War – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Revolutionary War was an event that changed the path of nations. The birth of the United States of America signaled a deadly struggle that cost the lives of thousands of American and British soldiers. This bitter war would drag on for years with battlegrounds scattered up and down the eastern seaboard of the now United States – few were spared the effects of the war.