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Benjamin Franklin - The Voice of America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » American
To some Benjamin Franklin was a father figure who knew exactly what he was capable of doing for a new nation and for humanity as a whole.Other see in him an opportunist, womanizer and freemason whose only intention was to become rich and influence in America in every possible way. Ben Franklin has remained a mystery for a long time. Now new findings suggest a new face to this reknown personality.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,600. 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
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
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the August installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. The September edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in September.
Beanstreets
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. 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 1900-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
Just ask any Minnesotan who is old enough to remember—and chances are they will probably be able to tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing on that eventful May night in 1965. This lively story captures and preserves the historical information which allows the reader to safely experience a tornado. It will captivate the young and stir the emotions of older readers who
A Civil War Diary A soldier’s journey home and more Diary of First Lieut. Abner Reuben Cox of the Palmetto Sharpshooters of South Carolina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the diary of my great great grandfather Abner Reuben Cox of Belton, South Carolina. This is his Civil War Journal that he kept starting in about April 1865. He was first Lieut. in the Palmetto sharpshooters of South Carolina.
MASSACRE AT WACO!
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: July 17, 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 August 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 August.
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. 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: $2.99 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.
A Kid Named Billy, a Review of "The Billy the Kid Reader"
Series: Rising Fast · Freebies, Book 70. Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
No figure of the American West has been harder to explain than Billy the Kid. So little has been confirmed about his life and exploits that getting at his truth is a monumental task. Hundreds of books and articles have been printed about him, as well as numerous movies made, but nothing has been as sensational as the dime novel of the 1880s and most of the books following.
A Review of "Internal Improvement"
Series: Freebies, Book 72. Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The promise of liberty was hardly able to be promoted by the implementation of internal improvements during the early years of the American nation because few people could agree on how to carry out the improvements or who had the right to make the improvements: the federal government, the state governments, or private investors and/or corporations.
The Great Southern Migration
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.