Books tagged: andrew jackson

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The Gulf Theater 1813-1815: The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812 - Andrew Jackson, Fort Bowyer, Capture of Pensacola, Lake Borgne, Villere Plantation Night Battle, New Orleans, Fort St. Philip
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Army examines battle around the Gulf of Mexico in the War of 1812.
The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to James K. Polk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Pirates or Patriots
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
On the morning of September 16, 1814 the USS Carolina begins a cannon bombardment of a tiny Mississippi delta island. In a New Orleans café a young woman awaits the man she hopes will rescue her from life in a Bourbon Street bordello. And in a French Quarter market a young merchant/pirate must choose between love and saving his new county from 12,000 war hardened British troops.
The Floating Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
An amazing scientific discovery in 1830 leads to a government cover-up spanning two centuries and two continents, leaving a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Replete with dark psychosexual overtones, the Floating Man is a mystery thriller that takes place in both past and present as fictional and historical characters collide.
Jackson's Mistake: The Real and Never Before Told Story of Anthony Butler of South Carolina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
the incredible story of anthony butler, a larger-than-life 19th century american character… and perhaps president andrew jackson’s biggest mistake.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
A Country without Memory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This work interweaves historical essays into a personal narrative of the American road. The author drove from Seattle to the East Coast, seeking out places related to the history of racial relations. In the spirit of Howard Zinn, this work will satisfy those exasperated with common portrayals of history.
Spring Rain on the Wind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,300. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A warlock pursues the spirit of a woman across the generations. Her blood holds power that can make him omnipotent... or destroy him. Spring Rain is a young woman of Cherokee descent raised by a white who becomes the target of the warlock, a Cherokee shaman who both serves and battles the warlock, and two men who represent different potential futures.
Dead Presidents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,110. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Jersey Devil Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
DEAD PRESIDENTS, the second book in the EXPONENTIAL APOCALYPSE series, follows Thor and company through a world rife with megalomanical clones, dinosaur armies, mad scientists, rhinos, and all manner of action and misadventure. Uproarious and unrestrained, DEAD PRESIDENTS puts the "doody" in "doomsday" and the "ha" in "worldwide annihilation."