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Female Force: Nancy Pelosi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
She’s the most powerful woman in government. If you don’t like her, you probably hate her. But is there a middle ground here? Is it possible to like or dislike Nancy Pelosi just a bit? Find out in January, when Stormfront Productions releases Political Power: Nancy Pelosi, tracing the rise to power of the Speaker of the House.
AP US History In-Depth Course Outline and Study Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - AP exam
A book for students of AP US History, by a former taker of the test. This booklet provides a succinct outline and cause and effect for each topic in an easy to understand format. While this book cannot guarantee you a 5, it might help you understand key concepts better.
American History A Day at A Time - October
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This December edition of historical events includes: October 04, 1648 - Peter Stuyvesant Establishes Americas First Volunteer Firemen October 15, 1660 - - Asser Levy Granted Butcher's License In New Amsterdam October 20, 1720 – Pirate Calico Jack Is Captured By the Royal Navy October 31, 1741 - Seaflower Arrives in Boston After Starvation Leads to Cannibalism
General Electric and Summer Islands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
After building out their rustic but posh summer resort, Association Island, in Lake Ontario by the late 20's, GE leaders were determined to locate to a larger island so they could play more golf. Their ill-timed decision proved to have a long-lasting legacy for an historic Island in the St. Lawrence. The hulking remains of Carleton Villa are testament to GE's decision/indecision on Carleton Island
Fairbury, Illinois Book Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Fairbury is a small town located in Central Illinois. It is 100 miles south of Chicago and 60 miles east of Peoria. It was founded in 1857 when the railroad first crossed Central Illinois. This short story attempts do documents all the Fairbury citizens who have authored books over the years. Several of these book authors are major figures in the history of Fairbury.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
From the first idea of an underwater warship to its ultimate demise. This book covers a wide range of information on the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its controversies, including who found the Hunley. There is a chapter dedicated to the discovery of the little submarine by each of the men who claim they discovered it. Followed by a chapter which looks at the two claims.
American History A Day at A Time – September
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This September edition of historical events includes: September 01, 1730 - Benjamin Franklin Common-Law Marriage To Deborah Read September 06, 1620 - Pilgrims set sail from Plymouth, England September 9, 1739 - Slave revolt in Stono South Carolina September 22, - 1656 All Female Jury Tries Woman Accused of Killing Her Child
Beanstreets
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » American
The author recounts a visit to his favorite downtown Asheville coffeehouse, Beanstreets, in April of 1998. An intriguing 'cosmic' conversation at an adjacent table is overheard and transcribed. Just another legendary day at the award-winning java joint. A 2000-word Psecret Psociety pshort pstory.
Pea Soup and Tomatoes: A Fictional Story Based on the Historic Minnesota Tornadoes of 1965
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Come and read this vintage, action packed story about the great Minnesota Tornado of 1965. You will feel as though you are really there in the midst of this historic weather event.
Massacre At Waco!
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the true story of how the Federal Government massacred dozens of innocent people for no other reason than they got tired of waiting for those innocents to "surrender."
American History A Day at A Time – August
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The short history stories in this collection of history stories are from the pioneer frontier period of American history. They include historical facts and events from the month of August. This August edition of historical events include: August 3, 1492 - Christopher Columbus Sets Sail On His First Voyage: August 16, 1774 - Farmers Armed With Pitchforks Scuttle Meeting at Great Barrington
Constitutional Sound Bites, Volume One
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » American
It seems like daily issues about the US Constitution are in the news. It remains as relevant as when it was adopted. Constitutional Sound Bites gives the reader information about the Constitution in a 21st Century way, to better understand our liberties, our freedoms and to judge the performance of our leaders. This book is great for citizens, parents, students and teachers.
Fiddling with Friends in the 1920s: A Chautauqua Trouper’s Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Before the Internet, TV or even the mass popularity of radio, performers boarded trains and Model T’s to tour North America, entertaining live audiences on the Chautauqua circuit. Author Ken Weyand captures the life of his mother who, as a young woman, left her small town behind for a great adventure and a chance to get a first-hand look at a changing America in the early 20th Century.
State My Name
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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US state guessing game. Identify each of the states based on their nicknames.
Great Kids in History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Great Kids in History is a collection of 22 amazing stories of incredible kids who have accomplished many great feats. Throughout history children have played a significant role in key events. As incredible as it may seem it was a 14-year-old boy that invented television and it was a child that discovered the legendary Lost Sea. These and many other stories will amuse and inspire kids of all ages.
Ready Reference Treatise: Farewell to Manzanar
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book presents what they went through before, during, and after they were relocated to the Manzanar camp. They had to go through these experiences because of the U. S. Government’s internment of Japanese-Americans during the war.
American History A Day at A Time – July
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the July installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in July.
Memories on Muslin: 1934 Athelstan Quilt Blocks & Depression-era Quilting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » History » American
Eighty years ago, women and young girls of Athelstan, Iowa left pieces of themselves behind, stitched in muslin squares. A set of 30 squares, 27 signed with names, surfaced. The names were traced to Athelstan, Iowa. They are now at the Taylor County Historical Museum. Memories on Muslin shares tidbits of 1934, with a brief history of depression-era quilts, as a tribute to these Athelstan women.
Izola: The Story of John Wilkes Booth's Wife
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the life story of a woman that fell in love with a murderer. This was no ordinary killer, he killed Abraham Lincoln, and she helped him escape.
A Review of "An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America"
Series: Rising Fast · Freebies, Book 71. Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
An Imperfect God reveals complexities and contradictory attitudes of George Washington and misconceptions about him. Washington, though born into a wealthy family, had only his name to improve his station. He was viewed as uneducated but was well-read and versed in frontier knowledge. He grew up with wealthy planters but was never meant to be one, an opportunist that often lied to improve himself.