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The History of Warsaw Illinois Including the Mormon Period
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Warsaw, Illinois- home of the mob that killed Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith in 1844. But the town is much more than that! A bustling Mississippi River town that was home to 4 U.S. presidential candidates, it has a fascinating 200 year history starting as the site of 2 early military forts, tensions with the nearby Mormons, then an economic boom and bust. A unique town with a unique history!
Lincoln's Planner: A Unique Look at the Civil War Through the President's Daily Activities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Manipulative Cabinet members, opportunistic hack congressmen, a people yearning for freedom—does this sound familiar? But we are not talking about present-day—these were some of the same issues facing Abraham Lincoln.
Murder of the U.S. Attorney: Congressman Sickles’ Crime of Passion in 1859 (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and bestselling author of Murdered by the King of Western Swing, Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, and Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murder of the U.S. Attorney: Congressman Sickles’ Crime of Passion in 1859.
The Oregon Trail — Ollie's Great Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Kids love that this wild, adventurous tale - full of wonderful pictures and fascinating facts - is narrated by the arrogant but lovable ox pulling the covered wagon from Missouri to Oregon. It is estimated that of the 500,000 people who traveled the Oregon Trail in the 19th century, 40,000 were children. (Endorsed by Oregon-California Trails Assoc. and the End of the Trail Interpretive Center.)
The Decline of America: 100 Years of Leadership Failures
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama, Americans have little to admire in the legacies of our presidents —150,000 military lives lost, a $100 trillion debt, trillions of dollars spent on conflicts, active threats from Iran and North Korea—and what do we have to show for it all?
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 9 - Bicentennial Issue 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
The special Bicentennial Issue, No. 9, features: "Marking 200 Years of Legal Education: Traditions of Change, Reasoned Debate, and Finding Differences and Commonalities," by Martha Minow; "Race Liberalism and the Deradicalization of Racial Reform," by Kimberle Williams Crenshaw; "The Socratic Method in the Age of Trauma," by Jeannie Suk Gersen; and more Essays; and Index to Vol. 130.
Documenting America: Civil War Editiion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
Exploring documents created during the Civil War, looking at their historical significance, and, from them, drawing guidance to help us with issues we face today.
The Skirmish at Big Creek Church
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
this book is about the Skirmish at Big Creek Church. The book follows four of my family member who served in the civil War and then took part in the skirmish after the Civil War. it also tells the story of what happens after the Skirmish to the people involved.
US Flag Regenerate
You set the price! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Vermont, Maine, W. Virginia were part of original 13 colonies' fight. 3 stripes due to them. Symbolic of more perfect union. Greater entitlement for outsiders, greater inclusiveness. 13 is a spooky number, fraught with conspiracy theories. In God We Trust? Ezekiel's 4 beasts with 4 heads each (16) about the throne of God! Nearer my God to thee.
The Age of Civil War and Reconstruction: A Timeline for Children
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This outline of of the Civil War and Reconstruction serves as a useful study guide for children or for anyone who may be exploring this period of history for the first time. The outline collapses the complex events into a roster of key events that aid in understanding the Civil War and the Period of Reconstruction, which covers the years 1817 to 1877. The outline is simple, but comprehensive.