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War as an Election Issue
By Richard von Fuchs
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Category: Essay
In 1964, President Johnson promised the electorate that he would not go to war; then shortly after his re-election he vigorously escalated the modest American effort in Vietnam into a major war. Do the voters in a democracy make significant policy decisions. President Bush invaded Iraq without the electorate's approval.
On the Edge of History
By Joe Abdo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,750. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The Dabney family from Boston settled on the island of Faial in the Azores during the 19th century and quickly became involved in the political, literary, intellectual and religious changes taking place in Europe and America. This book provides a glimpse of their life and significant influence on 19th-century history at the crossroads of the Atlantic.
The Theft of America's Heritage
By Russ Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction
Who is behind the erosion of America's true Biblical heritage, and how and why is it happening? Learn this and more in this must read for every American Citizen concerned about our vanishing freedoms. This book dramatically documents how our country was founded by predominately Christian men on predominately Christian principles. Learn how you can help stem the tide of these vanishing freedoms.
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer
By Chuck Render
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today. Frank M. “Brandy” Brandstetter’s incredible life is as an exemplar to the generations to follow as they take up their flag and rendezvous with destiny.
The Right to Privacy
By Steven Alan Childress (ed.)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Modern presentation of a classic work of legal thought, one of the most influential law works of all time, and important U.S. history. Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis created the notion of legal protection for a special interest in privacy with their 1890 article. Later Brandeis became a legend on the Supreme Court. Edited and introduced by law professor S. Alan Childress, with telling backstory.
AP American History
By Abhi Jain
Price: Free! Words: 48,120. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A Great Preperation guide if you are taking the Advanced Placement American History Test
Pilgrims of War
By Carl A. Veno
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction
It's 1941, the Japanese have just attacked Pearl Harbor and immigrants are being sent to US internment camps. Amid this upheaval is Doctor Magdalena Russo, an Italian doctor on a passenger ship caught in the conflict. She would spend the next three years in internment camps. Her struggle to get back to her homeland takes her on a voyage of confinement, loneliness, fear and sometimes love.
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
By Peter Steffens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
Government by Bureaucrats Or Congress Is Irrelevant
By Keith Snelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
Something is very, very wrong in America. We seem to have lost our way. We are still the same people, just as capable of greatness as we ever were. It is our government that has changed. Now, instead of helping us to achieve greatness, it holds us back. We need to return to the rule of law, to the Constitution that made us great. This book tells how.
Empowerment With Self-Awareness & Follow-Through
By Melanie Silos
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A Rock for Learning feature with inspiration and guidance from Keane, Reeve Carney, Joshua Swanbom, Neil Young, and more, to be empowered beginning with self-awareness and follow-through.