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How the Freedom Rides Helped to Shape the Civil Rights Movement
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
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.
Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
This is a summary of Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton (2004); a voluminous book which chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s Founding Fathers.
The American Revolution as an Economic Movement
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
This particular short essay on the causes of the American Revolution, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, provides readers with an argument that economic considerations primarily drove the colonists to revolution. Our Continuing Education Series helps to provide thoughtful consideration of important historical and literary questions.
Best of the West 2015
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book is a compendium of the most popular blogs published by the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Department during 2015.
The Great Depression – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
With few jobs available, banks closing their doors, and businesses going under at a rapid rate, Americans found themselves with few options during the period we call the Great Depression. The 1930’s were a dark period in the economic history of American and much of the world. Will it happen again?
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America -March Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following articles: March 05, 1770 Boston Massacre - British Troops Kill Five In Crowd March 09, 1776 - The Wealth of Nations Published March 10, 1753- Liberty Bell Hung March 27, 1770 - British Soldiers Indicted For Murder - Boston Massacre
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - February Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following articles about Americas origins: February 03, 1743 Philadelphia Establishes a "Pest House" February 07, 1775 - Ben Franklin Delivers An Imaginary Speech February 15, 1493 - Half of Columbus' Crew Imprisoned in the Azores Islands February 22, 1732 - George Washington Born February 23, 1540 - Coronado Begins Search For the Seven Cities of Gold
Postcards from Seattle, Volume I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
Whether you’re a tourist, a member of an invading army or a reptilian alien from another dimension, Postcards from Seattle is both the best and only guide you should carry on your travels. In this first, extensively illustrated and lavishly referenced volume, you—yes, YOU; are you not paying attention?—will learn the Truth, the Whole Truth and nothing but the Whole Truth about Real Seattle Facts.
Jennie's American Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
These are just a few of my favorite stories of how our country started. The brave men and women in this book are only fraction of the American heroes who have given all of their energies to make America what it is today. I hope future generations will follow their examples.
Ready Reference Treatise: Founding Brothers
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book describes the interactions among certain individuals who are both gifted and flawed. The interactions among those individuals had very greatly influenced the early development of the United States of America.
Pompey on Patrol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Pompey on Patrol is the true story of Roundsman Redmond Keresey and his equine partner of 17 years. Told by his great-grandson, William J. Keresey III, you'll discover the remarkable story of a horse who became the talk of the nation. Pompey's heroic police exploits were reported in newspapers across the country, and this four-footed officer entertained crowds as they watched in amazement.
All About the USA - The 50 State Quarters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
What is interesting about the USA? It is a land of freedom and independence and the idea of the American Dream. It is fifty separate states all united into one country. Using quarters, this book shows what is important to the different states. How does it adds character to the whole country. Freedom’s ring has over fifty distinct tones. Long live liberty.
Great Americans: The Founders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A quick, fun, fact filled patriotic tour through the lives of ten great Americans who changed history.
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: 11,570. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history story a day in the settlement of colonial America. This edition covers the historical events of January.
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
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.