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They Signed our Constitution or The Revenge of the Nerds!
You set the price! Words: 83,070. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This contains a short bio on each of the founders and the part they played how the intelligentsia of an era took control of the country to give an idiot public a government they were simpliy too stupid to know they needed. We may need to play that trick again. intelligent
The 56 Founding Fathers of The USA
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,970. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Sometimes, I find myself thinking that perhaps there's a larger benefit for some groups in keeping the country divided, because there's no other explanation and the more they spread this message charged with all kinds of negative aspects and propaganda. The people of this nation will remain divided and weary, that's why I find myself thinking and believing that there's more to this...
Heros of '76!
You set the price! Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Heros of '76! is an iconoclastic look at our nations founding via obscure facts about the time and players. Including that Heros without the 'e' is perfectly acceptable spelling of the word.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The new nation, the United States of America, doubled overnight in size with the purchase of a vast tract of land west of the Mississippi River known as the Louisiana Purchase. Come take the journey with these brave men and women as they explore this brave new land.
Gold Standard: An Essay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
We note that the true value of gold is a promise to pay or accept as payment, no different from paper money. We show debasing currency is folly, and pegging the price of gold above the international market is the better way. Some comments on debt, wealth of nations and ethics included. Some historical commentary supports the propositions.
The Case for Meritocracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,570. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
What would happen if smart people rather than military people were in charge, if people of knowledge ruled rather than people of wealth? The world would be transformed. Humanity would undergo a wondrous metamorphosis. A political system exists that can deliver this New World Order... a world where intelligence becomes the most valued resource. It’s called Meritocracy.
Thomas Jefferson – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » North America
Thomas Jefferson – patriot, author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, … this is just the short version of this man’s accomplishments. A truly amazing man that was a Founding Father of America.
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore
Price: $4.21 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
Thomas Jefferson: Founding Father
Thomas Jefferson was a lawyer and farmer. He was wrote the Declaration of Independence and went on to become the third President of the US. Find out more about our third president and how he helped found the United States. Ages 10 and up. Reading Level: 7.5
Rights in America, Bills of Attainder and the Ninth Amendment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,350. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution
While rights in America have always been cherished, many people today misunderstand the source of their rights. They have come to believe that government is the grantor of rights. The flipside of this belief is that government can also take them away. Such a view conflicts with that of the founders, who gave us the ban on bills of attainder and 9th Amendment to forever protect our natural rights.