Books tagged: colonial american history

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The River That Flows Both Ways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1634 Harmen van den Bogaert was the first European to visit the warlike Mohawks, and was acclaimed as the savior of New Netherlands. Rewarded with major responsibilities,he began to raise a family and seemed destined to become one of the colony’s leaders. Then he was accused of an unnatural crime with his own slave, and fled for his life.
The Graves of the Golden Bear: Ancient Fortresses and Monuments of the Ohio Valley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,020. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » American
From the earliest maps of the Gulf of Mexico by the Spanish explorers to the beginning of the 20th century, claims were made that a Welsh prince named Madoc brought thousands of colonists to North America centuries before Columbus. Find out how a 18th Century map and an inscription on an ancient fortress wall will make you doubt what you learned in history class.
Sold into Slavery: The Story of Adaku, A Black Slave Woman Part I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The Story of Adaku discusses African slavery during the colonial times and highlights one young Igbo woman's plight as she journeys towards a world that means nothing to her.
A Friend of America
Series: A Friend of America, book and learning guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Seventeen year old Alexander Hamilton and his best friend Hercules Mulligan travel to Boston to stave off an assassination attempt on the leaders of the Sons of Liberty. Along the way they learn about the American Revolution and meet patriots like John and Abigail Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, and Samuel Adams. Alex and Hercules get caught up in the revolutionary spirit as they join the fight!
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
Mary Dyer, Friend of Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
Mary Dyer was the first woman in America executed for her religious beliefs, but her death started a revolution no one could stop. Learn how this humble Quaker woman brought religious freedom to the colonies and became an international civil rights hero.
American History A Day at A Time - January
Series: American History A Day at A Time, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in colonial American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make the vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day.
American History A Day at A Time - February
Series: American History A Day at A Time, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
American History A Day at A Time – March
Series: American History A Day at A Time, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the March installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the history of the American colonial frontier.
American History a Day at a Time – April
Series: American History A Day at A Time, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial frontier history each day. This is the April installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the story of the American colonial frontier.