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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton Summary by Ant Hive Media
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 by Broomhandle Books
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 by Brian Trembath
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 by Doug West
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?
Postcards from Seattle, Volume I by D.r. Pat
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 by Jennie Ross
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 by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · 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 by William J. Keresey III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Douglas J. and Pakaket Alford
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.