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The Signpost: The Evolution of the Westford Knight by Jeffrey Max Henry
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Westford Knight has a long and convoluted history. Imagination and pseudoscience built this modern mythology, which continues to evolve. This work, now in its second edition, is a Westford-centric history of the topic.
African American History by IntroBooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Precisely what fragment of the African-American population is of exclusively African descent is unknown. In the past hundreds of years there has been a substantial mix of people from Africa with Europeans and American-Indians.
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win | Summary & Key Takeaways by Masters in Minutes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » History » American
What to learn what makes a great leader and how to become one? Get this summary if you want to learn the concise actionable information in Extreme Ownership in 20 minutes or less so you can apply them to your business immediately. Learn how to create explosive growth and profitability. Learn how to create effective and successful teams. Learn the mindset of great leaders and much more.
Wandering Verse by Elsie Nelson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Crafted on the Marquette Iron Range in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula during the challenges of the Great Depression, Elsie Nelson’s Wandering Verse captures the daily life of a woman, wife, and mother of the 1930s. Completely immersed in the demands of raising eight children while living in the wilderness, Nelson recorded and cataloged her life with pencil stubs and scraps of paper.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - June Edition by Paul R. Wonning
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following stories: June 6, 1586 - Sir Francis Drake Raid on St. Augustine June 7, 1767 - Daniel Boone First Sights Kentucky June 12, 1771 - Patrick Gass Born - Lewis and Clark Expedition June 19, 1754 - Franklin Heads Pennslyvannia Delegation to Albany Congress June 25, 1758 - Lunar Eclipse - First Astronomical Event Recorded In American Colonies
The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The Devil’s Chessboard is a well-researched, insightful read into the life and legacy of Allen Dulles and the CIA. It gives numerous examples of how Dulles was not simply content to stay on American soil to fulfill American interests. As the director and founder of the CIA, Dulles exerts enormous power and influence over the nations of the world.
9/11 Truth Untold by Dr.Troy Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » American
Endorsed by a noted 9/11/2001 World Trade Center North Tower survivor, Dr. Troy Clark’s epic research enlightens us to little-known findings, heroes, and miracles of all 9/11 events. Was 9/11 an “inside job?” What was God doing on 9/11/2001? Did President Bush “lie” to the nation about Saddam’s WMDs in Iraq? Did Osama bin Laden’s last will and testament caution his children to not join al Qaeda?
Ghost Stories and Hauntings by Bud Steed
Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Ghosts are everywhere it seems. This free book provides nine chapters on various hauntings and ghosts stories written by paranormal investigator and researcher Bud Steed. Stories such as the Ghosts of Wilson's Creek, The Albino Farm and The 5 Most Haunted Places in Baton Rouge, both inform and entertain. Totaling 9 chapters, this fun and easy to read book will keep you entertained and wanting more
Black Bart, The Search Is Over by Wiley Joiner & Robert Jernigan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Shalako Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » History » American
The man known as Black Bart had created for himself a situation that he could not live under. Isolating himself from society was his only choice, but he was determined to make the time worth living. Black Bart, The Search Is Over reveals so many amazing surprises by such a few people, that one wonders about other disappearances in history.
A Day in Indiana History – June by Paul R. Wonning
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This June volume includes the following articles: June 01, 1763 - Capture of Fort Ouiatenon June 09 1893, Cole Porter Born June 10, 1816 First Constitutional Convention Meets June 19, 1978- Garfield Debuted June 29, 1816 - Indiana Adopts Constitution
My Mother and Amelia Earhart by Jane Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
A memoir of growing up in Berkeley California during the '40s and '50s as the fatherless daughter of a newspaperman.
The Roujet Symphony: An American Revelation in Four Movements by Paul Reidinger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,530. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Downton Abbey," American-style. A true story of public grandeur, great fortune, illicit love, and decline and fall.
U.S. Constitution & Major Documents by Dave Penman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Smashwords Favorite! Inside: Major United States documents including- The U.S.Constitution, All Amendments, the Declaration of independence, Emancipation Proclamation, and 10 interesting historical facts.
Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War by Lisa E. Jobe
Series: The Grad School Papers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Lisa E. Jobe explores the roles of Native Americans during the tumultuous times surrounding the American Civil War. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War reminds us how difficult, if not impossible it became for native tribes to avoid involvement in the wars for empire waged in North America.
From Slavery to the White House by Charles Tucker
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A journey of disenfranchised people brought to America as slaves and indentured servants. The author endeavors to reveal the untold story of how African Americans defeated Jim Crow laws and brought about the all inclusive Civil Rights Movement that was the most effective protest of a people in the 21 Century. A hard fought journey to achieve human rights in America.
Killing Reagan | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
“Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault that Changed the Presidency” was written by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The book takes a look at the life of former President Ronald Reagan both in and out of the White House. • How Nancy Reagan Took Control Over Ronald's Presidency • The Reason Why Reagan Left Hollywood Movies For Washington Politics • Learn About The Assassination Attempt
How the Freedom Rides Helped to Shape the Civil Rights Movement by Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Freedom Rides of 1961 were an integral part of the Civil Rights movement yet could not have been a success if it were not for the activism of white volunteers or the intervention of state and federal governments. “When white men and black men are beaten up together, the day is coming when they will walk together." Few Southern whites wished to be involved in the Civil Rights movement.
Molly Pitcher by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » American
Molly Pitcher followed her husband into battle in 1778. The British were leaving Philadelphia and were met by General Washington's troops in the Battle of Monmouth. Molly provided nursing duties and brought pitchers of water to the troops.. When her husband was wounded she took charge of his cannon. Her service was memorable indeed, so much so that she was breveted a sergeant by Gen Washington.