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Forever Young: The Coleman Reader
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Facts about Coleman A. Young, Detroit's first African American mayor.
Ghost Stories and Hauntings
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
Black Bart, The Search Is Over
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.
A Day in Indiana History – June
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn about Indiana history a day at a time. Ideal for history lovers or home school history teachers, A Day in Indiana History – June teaches the historical facts about Indiana in an easy to understand format.
My Mother and Amelia Earhart
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,530. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The boom-bust cycle of American dynasties tends to be abrupt, dizzying and spectacular, but never more so than in this chronicle, a blend of history, psychology, literary criticism, investigation and personal testament about a once-great American clan that crashed while still climbing.
U.S. Constitution & Major Documents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Inside: The major United States documents including- The U.S.Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights with all the additional Amendments included, and the Emancipation Proclamation, all with vibrant pictures, signature lists, and a BONUS page
Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War
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.
From Slavery to the White House
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.
Killing Reagan | Summary
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
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.
Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham - The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 170,970. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Our Southern Home, a history of 20th-century Alabama, is told through the lives of 18-year-old Clarence Norris, black, one of the Scottsboro Boys; Waights Taylor Sr., white, a student at the University of Alabama; Rosa McCauley Parks, black, a resident of Pine Level, Alabama. The three are involved in the Scottsboro events in different ways with profound implications to the region and their lives.
Lost Treasures of the Ozarks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
The rugged and lonely Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas hold many secrets; buried treasures and lost mines are just a few of them. From stacks of Spanish silver and gold bars, to lost silver mines, to hidden outlaw loot, the tales of buried and lost riches are abundant in the folklore of the Ozarks. Follow along as folklorist and researcher Bud Steed takes you on a journey of hidden riches
Ozarks Ghosts and Hauntings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » American
The rocky hills and dark valleys of the Ozark Mountains hold many secrets for those bold enough to go in search of them. From the grieving ghost of the Ozark’s Madonna to the dangerous apparition who haunts the Irish Wilderness, ghosts and legends abound in the Ozarks. A long settled land, the Ozarks has seen its fair share of tragedy and turmoil; from accidents to civil war battles the Ozarks
Engage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » American
Compatriot Dr. Troy Clark signals permanent losses to religious liberty in America as an eroding pillar undergirding basic freedoms enjoyed by all U.S. citizens. Churches remain largely paralyzed and unmobilized politically, as large swaths of freedom in America disappear forever. Yet, what is a Christian’s role in politics? Dr. Clark delivers a powerful response challenging Christians today.
The Oldest City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A collection of 24 accounts of famous people and events in 450 years of St. Augustine history in 1,000-word briefs. St. Augustine’s struggles for survival 200 years before the American Revolution / the Spanish defenders and English attackers / the Seminole War Chief Osceola / the Castillo de San Marcos / the magnificent Hotel Ponce de Leon and the first free back settlement.
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.