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Who's Your Pharaoh? God's Message Ignored
Price: $2.99 $2.84 USD. (5% off!) Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
Has God been sending a message to America? Has God been sending messages to our leaders? If He has, have we been listening? "Who's Your Pharaoh" is a study of recent American history from a biblical perspective. In this book, we discover the message that God is trying to send us through recent American history. Is America ready and willing to hear it? Are you ready and willing to hear it?
Native American Heroes
Price: Free! Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Springwood Emedia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
EVERY age, every race, has its leaders and heroes, read about the legends of the Native American Nations and how they influenced North American in the era of transition as European settlers began to expand the United States and change the fragment of their societies forever.
The History of Sackets Harbor, New York
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1801, the eastern shore of Lake Ontario was full of green fields and trees until one man, Augustus Sackett, visited the area and changed the landscape forever. The lush green fields morphed into saw mills allowing the building of houses and storefronts. Families moved into the area; the village grew and prospered. Through wars and fires the village had to be rebuilt making way for the future.
Preserve Protect and Defend: The Presedency of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
This book touches on many of the Civil War battles, Lincoln's speeches and writings and most of his actions during his presidency. It is simply written and an excellent introduction to Abraham Lincoln. It is the third volume in a series which includes his early years, his time as a lawyer and his reentry into politics.
Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the brick-paved streets of Boston and New England, to the deserts of Arizona, to the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest, beloved author and columnist Stewart Holbrook takes his readers down uncharted paths in a series of delightful pieces. Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People is pure Americana that delves into the myths of motley people, and the places they made famous.
The Decline of America: 100 Years of Leadership Failures
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama, Americans have little to admire in the legacies of our presidents —150,000 military lives lost, a $100 trillion debt, trillions of dollars spent on conflicts, active threats from Iran and North Korea—and what do we have to show for it all?
Secrets of Catoctin Mountain: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Frederick & Loudoun Counties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Catoctin Mountain runs from northern Frederick County, Md., to northern Loudoun County, Va., crossing the Potomac River as it does. Its natural history dates back to prehistoric times. Its history during the era of man is more recent and more fascinating filled with crimes, secrets, monsters, and drama. Secrets of Catoctin Mountain tells stories of railroads, canals, war, saints, and sinners.
Judging Everyman: the Trials of John Henry Brock
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John Henry Brock was tried by the State of Texas in 1912 for murder in the death of his mistress one morning when the two of them were walking to breakfast in “Guy Town,” the bawdy district of Austin, Texas. The episode was a tragedy for the two of them and their families. This book explores Brock's history before and after that trial. His trials and judgments may be emblematic for other lives.
Six Wild Geese from Australia
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 32,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of the19th century; of Ireland, Australia, and the United States of America; of Fenians and travel; of English prisons and the Australian Outback; and of the Great Rescue of Six Fenian political prisoners from the Fremantle Convict Establishment in South West Australia.
Navigating the American West: A History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Follow early adventurers and pioneers through three hundred years of historic exploration, discovering how they navigated the American West by foot, horse, canoe, and wagon. "Thomas A. Permar's book is truly an enthralling and educational read . . ." -- Kellen Cutsforth, Roundup Magazine.
Now's the Day and Now's the Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
Col. Myles W. Keogh, The Legend and The Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Comanche, the mount of Brevet Col., Captain Keogh, was found with blood on his mane; not his own but that of his rider. Did the bold, courageous veteran of the Civil War ride among his men giving them encouragement, only to be shot from his horse and killed during the Battle of Little Bighorn? This book traces the life of Myles W. Keogh up to his untimely death on the plains of Montana.
A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
New, revised second edition! This revised second edition includes five additional bars, regional maps, and more historic photos and advertisements. A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska details the rich history and atmosphere of remarkable, one-of-a-kind Alaskan bars, many of which have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933.
The Declaration Of Independence, A Short Explanation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,170. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
As time goes by, languages change. Words and the way they are used change and their meanings can change. What may have sounded normal two hundred years ago could be hard to understand today. The purpose of the following is to define some of the words used in the Declaration using definitions and examples from that time period in a simple manner. Enjoy!
Flight to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Ebooks for Students, Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This is a story of almost unbelievable heroism and great daring, told with gusto and sincerity. It is told through the lives of courageous men and women—some of them known to us by name; most of them, unknown. The Underground Railroad managed the escape of Southern slaves to the North. It was carried on at first by a handful of people: ministers, farmers, the escaped slaves themselves.
A Way West, R. P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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A Way West, R.P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy outlines the ancestral links to R. P. McAlister and Minnie Gay Humble McAlister. From their origins in Prussia, Switzerland and Britain to the Mayflower passage, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, the families shared a direction. They were westward bound in times of upheaval, growth and change.
The Tomb of Marie Laveau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017 by Black Moon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An extensively researched, indispensible guide concerning Marie Laveau and the family members, friends, and strangers interred in the famous tomb. Featuring the first known statement to appear in print of Marie Laveau's own words as to her age and condition of health that was taken in a deposition by a Justice of the Peace on February 24, 1873.
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
They Wanted Lincoln Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Separately, there were two plans to assassinate Lincoln on the fourteenth. One by the Vice-president of the United States and the other by the Secretary of War. Johnson’s assassin succeeded, Stanton’s assassin failed to show.
The Living Dead
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This edited and annotated book, originally written by my grandfather, was claimed by him as the memoirs of his life beginning in the deep south Mississippi in the 1920s to 1940s. This book is nothing short of a brilliant work of art, an autobiography perhaps, of a madman.