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In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 Year History of the Asian Law Caucus by Sam Cacas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
“In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 year history of the Asian Law Caucus” by Sam Cacas shines a bright light upon the Korematsu decision and the first Asian Pacific American class action employment discrimination case - often ignored American legal history which Asian Pacific Americans have been involved in and which the Asian Law Caucus pioneered including the.
Journey to the Golden Hour—My Path to the Most Dangerous Job in America: Flying a Medical Helicopter by Randolph Mains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey to the Golden Hour is the sequel to Randy Mains’ highly successful second book Dear Mom I’m Alive. It follows his incredible journey to Australia, New Guinea, Iran, and back home again where he and six other dedicated ex-Vietnam helicopter pilots try to prove to a doubting public and skeptical medical community that the helicopter can save lives in peacetime just as it did in Vietnam.
Cedar Keys Light Station by Toni C. Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In this concise and stimulating book, Toni Collins has opened up a whole new chapter in the history of the Cedar Keys. Without the lighthouse, few ships could safely find their way and likewise, without Ms. Collins' accurate account of this lighthouse, few can find their way into the heart of Cedar Keys' history. This book is a "must read" for all interested in the fascinating story. o
Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln by Adam Bryan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
Portraits of African American Leaders Volume I: Student Edition by Dr. Raphael A. Mizzell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
This educational book contains 14 male and female African American inventors, firsts, and political leaders who are not widely seen in U.S. history books, but have made major contributions to not only the United States, but to the world. This book also contains educational assessments, such as vocabulary words, review questions, lessons, and graphic organizers. This is the Student edition.
Two for the Cabinet by Arthur Bustard
Price: Free! Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Medal Of Honor:From Antietam To Afghanistan by Frank C. Newby
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 121,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A complete story of the history and intrigue of the valor and bravery of America's men and one glorious woman who were awarded the ultimate honor. It's the story of "The Great Locomotive Chase," and "Old 666". The Medals story is filled with intrigue and mystery. More fascinating than fiction and more awarding than receational reading. This is a must read for every American.
Once Upon A Picket by Muriel T. Eden-Paul
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Discover the hearts of three men: Osceola, Major Cooper and Johnny, unearthed by the blade of a bulldozer. Experience the real Florida in undisturbed wild woods, murky swamps and the dark water of the Withlacoochee River. The fusion of their missions entwines their lives in defense and protection and preservation of the land.
Documenting America: Lessons From The United States' Historical Documents – Homeschool Edition by David Todd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,520. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today. Includes added material for use an a history elective for homeschoolers.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming by Eugene Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
the Plot to Kill John Wilkes Booth by C. Fenway Braxton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Many conspiracy buffs put Edwin Stanton in the mix of the plot to kill Lincoln. Nothing could have been further from the truth. The evidence easily proves his innocence but opens his involvement in and even darker plot of his own creation: the quiet extermination of the assassin, John Wilkes Booth. With the actor dead, Stanton's secret would remain forever hidden. But what was it he wanted hidden?
Amazing Americans: High-Interest Short Stories from America's Past by Morrie Greenberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-one high interest true short stories that feature exciting personalities from America’s past. Each personality made unique contributions to America, and their stories are recounted in exciting terms.
America's Last Real Home Front by Carroll Trosclair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Recalling the men, women and kids who conducted America's World War II home front in the greatest mobilization program the world has ever known. Here's how they came from years behind to outproduce the Axis in everything from tanks to bombers, while putting up with higher taxes, shortages, rationing and nearby Uboats. The author also discusses what America must do to ever mobilize that way again
Our Founding Documents Then and Now by Taylor E Hoynes, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » American
By Preserving America’s Past We Insure America’s Future. This comprehensive book of many Founding documents from the Magna Carta to our great Constitution and Bill of Rights also gives some background and quotes by several Founders. You have to ask the question: Who and What brought us Principles of Freedom, Liberty, Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness, Prosperity and Private property ownership
Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President by Everett E. Murdock PhD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College
From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart by Brian D'Ambrosio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Who invented football, bluegrass music, Mr. Potato Head, the Kentucky Derby, Sesame Street and the telephone? If you said Walter Camp, Bill Monroe, George Lerner, William Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Antonio Meucci, respectively, then, you are smarter than this book. The answers and stories, along with 70 others, can be found within. Forgotten American inventors get recognized!
After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting by Rick Fredericksen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When combat ceased across Vietnam, it signaled the start of a cold war over the Americans left behind. As family members agonized, nearly 2,500 POWs and MIAs had become human pieces in a diplomatic chess match that outlasted the war itself. Historic accounts, as they happened, are told by a former Vietnam Marine and CBS News correspondent who covered the complex issue for more than a decade.
The War of the Copper Kings by C.B. Glasscock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A the dawn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana was the richest hill on earth. Copper was the treasure, eagerly sought for wiring the modern world, and the hard rock below Butte was riddled with thick veins of the precious metal. Those who controlled the copper could make billions of dollars, the fortune sought by three men who fought for Butte’s mineral wealth.
Passage by Sandy Powers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
Passage is a gripping story of murder, war, and intrigue. A baby girl is dropped off at an orphanage with prior adoption arrangements. Death steals the planned future of the child and replaces it with bleakness, abuse, and neglect,yet,the child manages to survive into a young woman with hope.
California and the American Civil War by Alton Pryor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
California sent more volunteers to fight in the American Civil War than any other state in the Union. California sent about 17,000 men to fight in the Civil War. Volunteers fought in 31 engagements, most in the Shenandoah Valley. Author Alton Pryor has captured many of the elements involving California and the American Civil War.