Books tagged: theodore roosevelt

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The Sharpshooters of Simpering, North Dakota
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Mighty Five of Simpering, North Dakota built a worldwide empire. In Sharpshooters of Simpering, North Dakota, follow their earlier exploits around the world.
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
Black Drop: A Sage Adair Historical Mystery
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In this riping yarn, President Theodore Roosevelt has left Washington D.C., embarking on his historic train trip through the American West. Little does he know that assassination awaits him in Portland, Oregon. Since life is never simple, Sage Adair also learns of young boys who need rescuing. As the presidential train and the boys’ doom rush ever closer, every crucial answer remains elusive.
The Hudson Valley Mystery - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A terrible tragedy has taken place just outside New York City. A young man murdered his father and then went stark raving mad. Sherlock Holmes is called upon by the lad's mother to solve the crime. So Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson make their way to America and must duel with the passions of the families and the villains of Tammany Hall.
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: Benjamin Harrison to Harry S Truman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
FDR liked to snack on donuts? Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Teddy Roosevelt had a pig named 'Maude?' Truman lived in poverty for awhile after his presidency? These and other fascinating 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 third of four volumes.
Under Three Flags in Cuba - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,650. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
George Clarke Musgrave landed in Cuba a warm sympathiser with Spain but for two years he served with the revolutionaries and experienced their suffering. He repeatedly crossed the lines carrying despatches from the insurgent Cuban Government to the Americans and was twice imprisoned, three times wounded, barely rescued from a spy's death and finally arrested and deported under threat of execution.
The Joy of Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
A biography of our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1919
The Spanish-American War: A Brief History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In 1898, the United States embarked on a war that would alter the trajectory of the nation forever. The war itself was short and is often forgotten. But it made America a world power, gave birth to a modern navy and catapulted Theodore Roosevelt to the Presidency. This history is a very brief introduction, thoroughly researched and written in a lively and accessible style.
Mathematical Analysis of the Nobel Peace Lectures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book examines the Nobel Peace lectures for uses of affection, attention, affiliation and time. Those lectures contain a rich pool of material describing advanced concepts for social maturity. The recurring themes are calls for world police, elaborated treaties, mutually beneficial agreements and optimism about our future.