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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.
Female Force: Nancy Pelosi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
She’s the most powerful woman in government. If you don’t like her, you probably hate her. But is there a middle ground here? Is it possible to like or dislike Nancy Pelosi just a bit? Find out in January, when Stormfront Productions releases Political Power: Nancy Pelosi, tracing the rise to power of the Speaker of the House.
AP US History In-Depth Course Outline and Study Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - AP exam
A book for students of AP US History, by a former taker of the test. This booklet provides a succinct outline and cause and effect for each topic in an easy to understand format. While this book cannot guarantee you a 5, it might help you understand key concepts better.
American History A Day at A Time - October
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This December edition of historical events includes: October 04, 1648 - Peter Stuyvesant Establishes Americas First Volunteer Firemen October 15, 1660 - - Asser Levy Granted Butcher's License In New Amsterdam October 20, 1720 – Pirate Calico Jack Is Captured By the Royal Navy October 31, 1741 - Seaflower Arrives in Boston After Starvation Leads to Cannibalism
General Electric and Summer Islands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
After building out their rustic but posh summer resort, Association Island, in Lake Ontario by the late 20's, GE leaders were determined to locate to a larger island so they could play more golf. Their ill-timed decision proved to have a long-lasting legacy for an historic Island in the St. Lawrence. The hulking remains of Carleton Villa are testament to GE's decision/indecision on Carleton Island
Dirt Road Diary: Recalling a Country Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journalist recalls growing up on a farm in northeast Missouri, where his only connection with the outside world was a dirt road. Recollections include farm animals, old-time vehicles, a one-room country school, fairs, hikes in creek-beds, party lines, and the foibles of rural life. Illustrated with family photographs, “Dirt Road Diary” covers the years before the author’s college days.
Fairbury, Illinois Book Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Fairbury is a small town located in Central Illinois. It is 100 miles south of Chicago and 60 miles east of Peoria. It was founded in 1857 when the railroad first crossed Central Illinois. This short story attempts do documents all the Fairbury citizens who have authored books over the years. Several of these book authors are major figures in the history of Fairbury.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
From the first idea of an underwater warship to its ultimate demise. This book covers a wide range of information on the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its controversies, including who found the Hunley. There is a chapter dedicated to the discovery of the little submarine by each of the men who claim they discovered it. Followed by a chapter which looks at the two claims.
Independence, Mantle, and Miss Able
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The first night baseball game in the history of Organized Baseball was played in Independence on April 28,1930. Mickey Mantle played his first season of professional baseball for the Independence Yankees. A number of ballplayers who spent time playing in Independence went on to outstanding careers in the Major Leagues and two are enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
American History A Day at A Time – September
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This September edition of historical events includes: September 01, 1730 - Benjamin Franklin Common-Law Marriage To Deborah Read September 06, 1620 - Pilgrims set sail from Plymouth, England September 9, 1739 - Slave revolt in Stono South Carolina September 22, - 1656 All Female Jury Tries Woman Accused of Killing Her Child
Battlelines: Gettysburg
Series: Battlelines. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Battlelines: Gettysburg presents more than 70 sketches, drawings, and paintings -- many of them never before published -- by Civil War sketch artists who were the eyewitnesses to the major battles of the Civil War. This volume concentrates on the battle of Gettysburg.
Beanstreets
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » American
The author recounts a visit to his favorite downtown Asheville coffeehouse, Beanstreets, in April of 1998. An intriguing 'cosmic' conversation at an adjacent table is overheard and transcribed. Just another legendary day at the award-winning java joint. A 2000-word Psecret Psociety pshort pstory.