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Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
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Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
"Mad" Anthony Wayne
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
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Freedom! What does it cost? Who's willing to pay the price? America's fight for independence and its freedom created heroes from all generations, from all races, from both sexes, from the rich and the poor. This story celebrates one of those heroes.
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
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For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
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A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
The REMINISCING of a Would-Be PROSPECTOR
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"Gold Fever": most anyone who "caught it" went to their grave, still dreaming of striking it rich. So it was with my father, Harvey Maddux. Gold forever glittered in his dreams.
Kensington: The Story and the Stone
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Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an essay on the status quo of research into The Kensington Rune Stone, It contends that after all these years and all these claims and counter-claims, we still have little to go on other than the story and the stone. The story of the finding was told by Olof Ohman, but remains uncorroborated by either witness or documentary evidence.
Our Harvest Being Gotten In: Writings For Thanksgiving
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
A collection of Thanksgiving-themed writings, Our Harvest Being Gathered In helps us celebrate the holiday with thankful thoughts from pilgrims, presidents, and poets.
Jesse James - Ruthless Killer and Folk Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
To some he was a handsome folk-hero representing the pioneering values of the Old West. To others he was a ruthless uneducated, hoodlum who killed at least half-a-dozen men, causing mayhem and fear wherever he went before dying at the hands of one of his own gang. This book recounts the strange double-life of Jesse James telling of the exploits that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Nathan Bedford Forrest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Nathan Bedford Forrest had power over men, charisma it is called today. He also had that vital skill with which all great commanders are gifted – the facility to read the enemy’s mind. He made a fortune as a slave trader, was accused of racist war crimes and was Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. This book recounts the exploits of this legendary, most controversial, hero of the South.
Sitting Bull – The Greatest Warrior
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It was 1872, a battle was in progress between the Lakota Indians and US soldiers protecting railroad workers laying track close to the Yellowstone River. Their leader was Sitting Bull, one of the greatest Native American leaders of them all. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Crazy Horse. The Last Warrior
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There were no photographs taken of the great Native American warrior Crazy Horse. It would be contrary to the spirit and culture of his people, the Lakota. Crazy Horse’s reputation as a great warrior was forged when very young and remained with him until his dying day. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
The Penguin Encounter
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Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A young man, grown old. A lovely girl, long gone. The lingering ghost of a forgotten mass murder. An immutable artifact of violence. A tangle of black comedies, lost in translation.
View America: South Atlantic - Part 2
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
South Atlantic - Part 2 is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of Georgia, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest. It is illustrated with more than 100 full-sized photos. 102 pages.
View America: North East - Part 1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
North East - Part 1 is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of Michigan and Wisconsin. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest. It is illustrated with more than 100 full-sized photos. 97 pages
View America: North East - Part 2
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
View America, North East - Part 2 is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest. It is illustrated with more than 90 full-sized photos. 85 pages
Kilroy Was Here
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
The First Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It is a non-religious book about history and origin of Christmas celebration. The author tries to determine who, when and where did perform the first Christmas celebration within the confines of the continental USA. During the process, he has to investigate many earlier explorers and settlers including the pre-Columbian period. It also describes the evolution of Christmas celebration in Japan.
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’
View America: South East
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the travel series View America, South East covers Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee. It is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.
View America: As American as Apple Pie
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,070. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In the travel series View America, Pre-Federation and Shared U.S. History narrates events and facts that are common to all states. Man's migration to America, ancient Indian American cultures, New France, the 13 Original Colonies, the Louisiana Purchase, the Civil War, North American territorial expansion, the American flag, the lighter side of ... old US Laws!