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Common Sense (Annotated) by Thomas Paine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Common Sense is the timeless classic that inspired the Thirteen Colonies to fight for and declare their independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, this pamphlet boldly challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy to rule over the American colonists.
The Federalist Papers: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution by Alexander Hamilton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The Federalist Papers are a collection of eighty-five articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of ratifying the United States Constitution. First appearing in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers, this collective body of work is widely considered to be among the most important historical collections of all time.
Lighthouses of Georgia by Elinor DeWire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,110. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This handy guidebook to the lighthouses of Georgia is written by America's award-winning and best-known author of lighthouse books--Elinor DeWire. She details the seven historic lighthouses along the coastline of Georgia, with meaty histories, lore, trivia, and travel instructions for each lighthouse profiled. A separate chapter talks about lighthouses in general and how they work.
Generating History: Profiles of an Early American Family by Randy Sultzer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Generating History chronicles a family's journey through the United States' formative years. It tells stories of noteworthy individuals who firmly tugged on, and were sewn into, history's fabric. It then shows how they crossed paths with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John and John Quincy Adams, Robert the Bruce, Kings Edward I, Henry VIII, George III, and many other historical figures.
Massachusetts Calling - A compilation of short stories, recipes, poetry, memories, and histories by Lisa Shea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » History » American
All proceeds benefit local shelters and food pantries. Massachusetts was first settled over 7,000 years ago. It has a long and storied history. From the Salem Witch Trials to the birthplace of Dr. Seuss, from Louisa May Alcott to Edgar Allen Poe, Massachusetts offers a range of fascinating, evocative, and historically important moments to explore and understand. Enjoy the works of these fifteen
Butch & Sundance ~ The New Evidence by Brian Mida Bleecker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west(5.00 from 1 review)
Can you spot the young outlaws in this book cover? Research by author Brian Mida Bleecker traces a totally unknown photograph of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to Southwest Colorado in June of 1889, days before the historic robbery of the San Miguel Valley Bank. This special first edition includes the complete authentication paper by Dr Sabrina Caldwell of The Australian National University.
Birth of a Nation by J H Ellison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover America's roots and path to Independence, the brave and wise founding fathers [and mothers], and what they endured to give us the United States of America. Great sacrifices were made, and great freedom was obtained.
E Pluribus by David Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » American
To save their lives, Akira Madison, and Ty Yates, political opposites and descendants of the famous founding fathers, must band together to unearth the true story of the US Constitution, and expose the secret society that protects it to this day.
Gunfighters of the West by William Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Ride the trail with William Howard as he tells the story of famous and not-so famous gunfighters of the old American West. Among the gunfighters are the stories of Billy the Kid, Wild Bill Hickcok, Doc Holliday, Jesse James, John Wesley Hardin, Cullen Baker, Johnny Ringo, Bill Doolin and others. Each story is fast paced and no myths are included, only facts.
What Comes Next? by Karl Zinsmeister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short book explains how citizens have repeatedly used voluntary action, private giving, and the processes of civil society to dramatically elevate our society. In eras when our national prospects were considerably bleaker than they are now, Americans found effective ways to solve their problems. It can happen again.
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 by Pat Pflieger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 189,200. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » History » American
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 is an attempt to describe every American periodical for children founded or publicly proposed before 1873. It is the most complete discussion available of these periodicals and the result of over 30 years of research. It should be valuable to anyone interested in the history of works for children or the history of American periodicals.
Coosa Flyer by Wally Avett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Backwoodsman finds secrete to flight while Wright brothers were still young children.
Looking Back II: More True Stories of Mountain Maryland by James Rada, Jr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Enjoy more true stories of Mountain Maryland in this follow-up to James Rada, Jr.'s popular Looking Back collection. Looking Back II collects 47 history articles gathered from Rada's award-winning Looking Back columns, Allegany Magazine and other publications. Some of them have been updated with new information that Rada uncovered since their initial publication.
Abraham Lincoln: Ascent to Power 1840-1860 by Mary Beth Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln retired from politics in 1849 when he was forty to concentrate on honing his speaking and lawyering skills. He felt compelled to go back into politics when the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. The Lincoln Douglas debates and the election of 1860 are covered as well as the Compromise of 1850 and many of Lincoln's speeches.
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?
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.
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.
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.