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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.
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.
E Pluribus
Price: Free! Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » American
To save their lives, Akira Madison, and Ty Yates, political opposites and descendants of the famous founding fathers, must band together to unearth the true story of the US Constitution, and expose the secret society that protects it to this day.
Large Bells of America
Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016 by WMC Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Large Bells of America provides a host of information not simply for enthusiasts and collectors, but also for anyone who is interested in bells, and in the part that these American symbols have played in United States history and our cultural, Christian and church heritage.
US History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
United States of America, the super power of the world, is quiet a fascinating country for many. The cultural and ethnic diversity that it has is worth appreciation. It just doesn’t make sense that how this country carries so much diversity. How so many people did even started to live together when they had such different backgrounds in the first place?
Madame Presidentess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Forty-eight years before women were granted the right to vote, one woman dared to run for President of the United States, yet her name has been virtually written out of the history books. This is the story of Victoria Woodhull, a woman ahead of her time, who dared to speak out and challenge the conventions of post-Civil War America, setting a precedent still followed by female politicians today.