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Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression by Charles Alexander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.
Women Who Had the Ears of the Founding Fathers by Petra Silbermann Tomasek
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
It refers to two first First Ladies, firstly to Martha Washington and secondly to Abigail Adams. There are described their important contributions to the Revolutionary War and to the creation of a new nation.
A Year of Colonial American Frontier History by Paul R. Wonning
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 13. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,650. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This complete edition of historical events includes: January 10, 1776 Common Sense By Thomas Paine Published February 9, 1674 English Re-Conquer New York From Netherlands March 17, 1637 - The First Recorded Celebration Of St. Patrick's Day In Boston April 6, 1712 - Slave Revolt In New York May 3, 1654 - First Toll Bridge in the Colonies Authorized June 5, 1752 - Benjamin Franklin's First Kite E
The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West by Sherry Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
In the mid-nineteenth century, the southwest was inhospitable to horses and mules. The Army needed a mount that could go without water for days, eat only the available vegetation, and carry heavy loads. There was only one animal that could meet their demands. The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West is the true story of that noble beast's journey from the Middle East to the United States.
AP United States History Key Terms Explained by Ethan Koch
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.
AP United States History Short-Answer Guide by Ethan Koch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,710. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » American
The most complete short-answer guide out there giving you an in-depth analysis along with the main theme of each lesson to propel your grade to an A.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - January Edition by Paul R. Wonning
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This edition of frontier history includes the following stories. January 02, 1492 - Spain Recaptures Granada from the Moors January 14, 1697 - Massachusetts Holds Day Of Fasting For Wrongly Persecuting "Witches" January 17, 1706 - 2016 - Ben Franklin Born January 22, 1755 - George Washington Buys Blacksmith Tools
The History of Family Rights by Steven D. Miller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Men defend their families, which is why we created government to secure the blessings of liberty to our posterity. CPS, social workers and the divorce industry overstep their authority to rip families from men. When men are told that they don’t have a right to their family, they get angry. This book is for angry men.
American History A Day at A Time - December by Paul R. Wonning
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
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania by Joseph Peter Klapatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
Patton, the Spear of Destiny, and the Real Reason for Southern Secession by John Dalton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What Really Happened to Patton? Where is the Real Spear of Destiny? The real one WAS found in '45 … but it never made it to Vienna. The Real Reason for Southern Secession! It wasn't because of Lincoln's election! JFK Bonus!
General Morgan's Legacy: A Modern Story of the Civil War by Thomas S. Fiske
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why did a busy industrialist take time out from his hectic schedule to look into his family’s past? What was it about General John Hunt Morgan that caught his attention? In this novel about modern politics, Mexican Coyotes and the Civil War there is a record of a real historical event: the truth about Morgan’s escape from the Yankee Prison in Ohio is revealed for the first time.
Prayer Man: Out of the Shadows and Into the Light by Stan Dane
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Lee Harvey Oswald claimed he didn't kill anyone; claimed he was a patsy. No one can place him on the Sixth Floor of the Book Depository building at the time of the assassination. Investigators say Oswald ran down to the 2nd Floor lunchroom after the shooting, seen by a police officer. Oswald said he was on the First Floor. Was he telling the truth? This book answers that question.
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII by Matt Zeigler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
Big Love in Little Egypt: The True Crimes of Lawrence Hight and Elsie Sweetin by Richard O Jones
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 by Doug West
Price: $0.99 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.
My Day in the Navy by Linda Hurst
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
It's her thirteenth birthday. When a friend of her family invites Linda and her mom and dad to participate in a dependents' cruise on an aircraft carrier, Linda is delighted. But will the events of the day prove to be happy ones, or is Linda in for a very unusual surprise?
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century by Hugh Whelan
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.