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More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Zachary Taylor to Grover Cleveland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Zachary Taylor may have died from what he ate on the 4th of July? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? Ulysses S. Grant had a horse named 'Jeff Davis?' Grover Cleveland kept imported fish? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 2nd of four books.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to James K. Polk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
George Washington had a dog named Tipsy? Thomas Jefferson never lost a tooth to old age? Andrew Jackson liked to eat 'Old Hickory Nut' Soup? James K. Polk kept a 4,000 page diary? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The first of 4 volumes
MY DAY IN DEALEY PLAZA The JFK Series
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Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A new generation of JFK assassination researchers visit modern day Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, to see what remains of one of the most infamous sites in American history. The visit is covered step by step; every angle and inch of the Plaza is looked at, in the same order and lay out as it was for President Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, when they were in Dealey Plaza some 46 years before.
The St.Louis Gateway-An epic.
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Price: $36.49 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Read this exciting and prescient story of westward identity and expansion. If you want to know how America was experience and expounded you'll love Gateway, it is a lesson and in-depth revelation of what the city, the translocated and many facilitations and founders found the city as keeper and transpirers for the future of America as a continent. You'll be Impressed and gain insight...
Jonathan Dickinson's Journal
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Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This narrative of a shipwreck on the Florida coast in 1696 and the suffering and heroism of the survivors.
At The Middle of the Bridge ~ Turn Left or Turn Right (Part 2)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A pictorial history of the "Y-Bridge City" (Zanesville), and Muskingum County, Ohio. Learn about the founding fathers, and follow the growth and development of the area from 1803 through the 1970's - All in pictures. It's one thing to read the history, but it's even better to SEE it. Enjoy 324 pages of sketches, pictures, and vintage photos of early Muskingum County and its growth.
At The Middle of the Bridge ~ Turn Left or Turn Right (Part 1)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A pictorial history of the "Y-Bridge City" (Zanesville), and Muskingum County, Ohio. Learn about the founding fathers, and follow the growth and development of the area from 1803 through the 1970's - All in pictures. It's one thing to read the history, but it's even better to SEE it. Enjoy 324 pages of sketches, pictures, and vintage photos of early Muskingum County and its growth.
An Occurrence at Brice's Crossroads
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
“I was going to bike down to it”, she said, “but then you would have missed it. That horse buggy from the 1830's was remarkably eerie didn't you think?” Eerie? Haunted! Supposedly – if you believed the sign - it was Jackson's personal transport to Washington after his election. He traveled alone – wife died from the campaign. Politics must have once been bitter; the buggy was still seething..
American History (According to Roaches): The First Thanksgiving was Inspired by Roaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they were instrumental in helping the pilgrims survive, and to have the first Thanksgiving. This volume gives a summary of this historic event even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The third of fifty books in the Roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches and Pocahontas Helped Save Jamestown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the first English colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia--from a roach's point of view! These pesky little insects believe that without their help the first settlers of Jamestown would have all starved. This volume gives a summary of this historic settlement even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The second of fifty books in the roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches Helped Columbus Find a New World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of Columbus from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they are the ones who helped Columbus discover America, and that without his help he could not have done it! This volume gives a good summary of this historic venture even for skeptics who don't believe roaches had anything to do with it. This is the first of fifty books in the 'Roach History' series.
America's War and Peace Cycles;1686 to Present, With Projections
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the only cycle analyses and study of America's war peace history, from colonial times and Indian battles to the present of the 09-11 attacks and America's invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Periods of war are followed by periods of peace, and they have occurred in regular periods, which I have defined as 'time fractuals'. War and Peace periods, their pivotal turning Times are Predictable!
The End Is Not Near: How the Culture of Fear Has Corrupted Democracy, Built an Empire, and Eroded Our Intellectual Life
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Price: Free! Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End Is Not Near" explores the complicated world of the culture of fear and its origins in Christian prophetic traditions. "The End Is Not Near" also explores how we can mitigate this culture. In a nutshell, we need a renewed faith in our science-based liberal capitalist system, which has given us so much over the last century. However, this also means letting go of the distant past.
Bad Ass Presidents
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Ever wanted to know more about the American Presidents, but were unsure where to look? Bad Ass Presidents follows the life of America's warrior Presidents. Forget Bush, forget Obama - They're a bunch of pussies compared to these guys.
The Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Old Arlington Mill is an important story to preserve given that nearly all traces of the mill have disappeared over time. The story stretches back from our founding father's business ventures, to slavery in America, to the Civil War, patent law, and prohibition. With the churn of each chapter, another layer of history emerges.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
The Indian Battles of the American West
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Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The government used harsh tactics to bring the Indians under its control. The Navajo were starved into submission and forced to march hundreds of miles to a Reservation. No promises made under any treaty were fulfilled completely. Yet the terms restricting the Utes activities were enforced to the letter.
Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.