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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Thundering Herd: Farm Life in the 1950's and 60's; Looking through the lens of duty in Vietnam.

by John E. Peltier

These stories begin with brief family histories that bring the Peltier and the Scottish Keillor families together. John was the fifth of the twelve children that Wilburn and Barbara Peltier raised on the flat salt grass prairie of Southeast Texas after they married. The life they created for their family on their rice farm and cattle ranch provided fertile ground for the life experiences that are shared in these settings. At the age of nineteen, naïve and fresh from the farm, John was drafted into the U.S. Army. After surviving boot camp and medical corpsman training, he found himself in Vietnam. John used his time in the military and its experiences as the backdrop to describe life growing up. Writing this book intensified the realization of the valuable life lessons that his family and ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Teen & Young Adult, Biography
Size: 380 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 2.90 / 5
3 reviews

The Art of the Spiel: The Presidential Campaign of Donald Trump

by Donald Dick Trump

Donald Trump ran the nastiest, most divisive campaign in American history. Nonetheless, he will be the 45th president of the United States. If this reality hits you like an arctic cold blast in hell, this book’s for you. Inside The Art of the Spiel we recap Trump’s campaign transgressions, and follow each with a satirical response from Don the Con. We’re definitely not going to get any apologies from Trump, so we might as well get a few laughs....

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, History, Americas, United States, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Humor, Criticism & Theory
Size: 62 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

How We Can Revive the Liberty Movement and Defeat the Progressive State of America

by James Ostrowski

James Ostrowski discusses his forty years in the Liberty Movement, his thirty-five years as a lawyer devoted to the Bill of Rights and his landmark book, Progressivism: A Primer, that finally cracked the code of the ideology that has dominated American politics for 100 years. He explains the origin and vast accomplishments of the historical Liberty Movement, its decline and replacement by progressivism. He further explains the modern resurgence of the movement and why it faltered after the Ron Paul presidential campaigns and how competing movements surpassed it. He critiques these opposing movement such as Trumpism, the Far Left and the Alt Right and proposes new strategies and tactics to get the Liberty Movement back to the front lines of American Politics....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 32 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Women's Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

by Patricia Zavella

At the time Women’s Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley was published, little research had been done on the relationship between the wage labor and household labor of Mexican American women. Drawing on revisionist social theories relating to Chicano family structure as well as on feminist theory, Patricia Zavella paints a compelling picture of the Chicano women who worked in northern California’s fruit and vegetable canneries. Her book combines social history, shop floor ethnography, and in-depth interviews to explore the links between Chicano family life and gender inequality in the labor market....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The True Story of Freed Slave Jim Beckwourth: Mountain Man, Trapper, Explorer, Chief of the Mountain Crow

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States
Size: 15 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Gettysburg’s Peach Orchard: Longstreet, Sickles, and the Bloody Fight for the “Commanding Ground” Along the Emmitsburg Road

by James A. Hessler

More books have been written about the battle of Gettysburg than any other engagement of the Civil War. The historiography of the battle’s second day is usually dominated by the Union’s successful defense of Little Round Top, but the day’s most influential action occurred nearly one mile west along the Emmitsburg Road in farmer Joseph Sherfy’s peach orchard. Despite its overriding importance, no full-length study of this pivotal action has been written until now. James Hessler’s and Britt Isenberg’s Gettysburg’s Peach Orchard: Longstreet, Sickles, and the Bloody Fight for the “Commanding Ground” Along the Emmitsburg Road corrects that oversight.On July 2, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee ordered skeptical subordinate Lt. Gen. James Longstreet to launch a massive assa...

Genre: History, United States, Military
Size: 393 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL: The First Practical Telephone Inventor. The Entire Life Story. Biography, Facts & Quotes (Great Biographies Book 33)

by The History Hour

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, History, Americas, United States
Size: 83 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: National Hero. The Entire Life Story. Biography, Facts & Quotes (Great Biographies Book 52)

by The History Hour

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, United States
Size: 118 pages
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Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

What Might The Founders Think?: State of the Union 2019

by Brian Fansler

How would the Founders react to President Trump's recent State of the Union address before Congress? How might the Founders feel about a woman as Speaker of the House, or an African-American member in Congress? Would the Founders agree with President Trump on immigration, infrastructure, foreign policy, executive powers, the "politics of resistance", and so much more!...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 72 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: COOPER (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed COOPER (60 queries total).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although they were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, deaths, marriages, children of a given couple, family migrations, etc. Some trace several generations of one family. Some even include colorful family stories passed down through the year...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 49 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Family Genealogy Queries: Anson, Cabarrus, Stanly, Union Counties, North Carolina (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families with a connection to Anson, Cabarrus, Stanly, or Union County, North Carolina. There are 64 such queries in total.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you are working on the same line or lines. The information in this locale-focused volume may also be useful to historians seeking a more complete picture of the area's settlement and the families who lived here.Anson County was created in 1750 from a portion of Blad...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 49 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Destination New York

by Harvard R.h.

Why visit New York,you ask? Its like asking why visit Rome during the age of Roman Empire.People say that they get hooked whenever they visit New York, and it is absolutely true.The breadth taking view from Rockefeller Centre,the feeling you get walking down the Brooklyn Bridge, the heart racing feeling by walking the 5th Avenue.Inside are 9 places you have to visit in New York....

Genre: History, United States
Size: 156 pages
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"...To Knock Jos. Johnston": Sherman, Atlanta, and the Sinews of War (Civil War Logistics Book 1)

by Michael R. Brasher

"Amateurs talk about tactics, but professionals study logistics."While Sam Grant was in a death stuggle with Bobby Lee in Virginia in 1864, so was Uncle Billy Sherman locking horns with Joe Johnston in the pine thickets of North Georgia.Maybe you know something about Grant and Lee and their Overland Campaign, otherwise known as "the 40-days." The mention of the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor might ring a bell. Would the same be true hearing about the battles of Resaca? Kennesaw Mountain? Peachtree Creek? These were all part of the Atlanta Campaign. Odds are you are not nearly as familiar with the Atlanta Campaign as the more famous battles that occurred in the Eastern Theater. Of course there are several excellent books on the Atlanta Campaign. Yes there are, but...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Military
Size: 44 pages
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Donald J. Trump: An American Dilemma

by Robert Osenenko

Welcome to 100 years of Trump. Well before the Robert Mueller report 25+ years ago a gathering of the minds took place. The extremist factions of the right-wing one hears from TV is long ago was derived and turned into Trumpism. In this historical narrative, Bannonism and Trumpism as ideological beliefs are placed in a historical context when the Trumps first arrived in America in the 1900s to their presence in 144 Trumps in 25 different countries in 2016. These years Trump family surrounded themselves with the fringe becoming chief conspiratorialists in their own conspiracy. This ushered in a new form of propaganda mixed in with Bannon staples such as Mein Kampf, some crazy, My New Order and some sophisticated rational international plots such as Zero Tolerance and Evangelism. Why did 20...

Genre: History, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 263 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz: The Life and Legacy of the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s Commander in Chief during World War II

by Charles River Editors

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 87 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

1960s Colorful Cartoon Illustrations

by Jasmine Taylor

This 1960s Colorful Cartoon Illustrated eBook is ideal for kids of any age (and adults too) who love the retro colors and cool vibe of the hippy decade. Enjoy classic symbols and fashions of that era like bell bottoms, peace signs, lava lamps and guitar playing hippies. You'll also find influential people and events such as Martin Luther King Jr., Jimi Hendrix, John F. Kennedy, the moon landing and more.URL Link inside for unlimited coloring page downloads so you can color the cartoon illustrations yourself.Just hit the buy button to start your journey now!...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Children's eBooks, Activities, Crafts & Games
Size: 26 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Easy Targets: An American Soldier in Iraq

by Clinton Allen

"We're hit! We're hit! We need help!" someone yelled across the radio. We couldn't see anything because of the smoke, fire, and dust kicked up by the explosion. "IED! IED! Alpha Twelve is hit!" The radio again went crazy with what had just happened in our convoy. "Stop the truck!" I yelled. My driver came to quick stop, and I tried to see out my window, but with the smoke billowing, it was impossible. SGT Allen was attached to a truck - driving platoon in Baiji, Iraq in 2003. Easy Targets is his first hand account of his experiences while on base and under enemy fire where the daily grind of fear, paranoia, and death took its toll on him....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Clarissa's Triumph (Cottage City Chronicles Book 4)

by Kimberly C. Miller

Clarissa Hanson has grown up in wealth and privilege. She has everything she wants from life—a beautiful home, a rich and handsome fiancé, the admiration of her friends, and a position of influence in high society. In one shocking event, all of that comes crumbling down around her, leaving her to pick up the pieces. She flees to Wyoming to the home of her aunt and uncle. But life in the Wild West isn’t what she thought it would be. She finds the rough and tumble lifestyle shocking. Crossing paths with a handsome young farmer brings her even more confusion. His backwoods ways infuriate her, while at the same time she finds him intriguing. She struggles to discover the truth about what life holds for her. Can she learn to rise above the disappointment of her past and find hope for the f...

Genre: History, United States, Literature & Fiction, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Romance, Christian
Size: 103 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Cassia (Women of the American Revolution Series Book 3)

by Susan F. Craft

The Xanthakos family's voyage from South Carolina turns ugly when the ship's captain maroons Lilyan and her family on an island along North Carolina's Outer Banks. There, the family is captured by pirates and taken to a secret island hideout where they witness a mock trial and a hanging.

Forced to rebuff the advances of the murderous pirate, Captain Galeo (The Shark), and fearful that her children will be auctioned off to the highest bidder, Lilyan forges an escape plan. Meanwhile, her husband, Nicholas, calls upon his skills as a captain in Brigadier General Francis Marion's militia to devise a battle plan to save his family.

Will the young couple's faith be enough to see them through? Or will their declaration to rescue the infant slave girl, Cassia, from the ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Religious, Christian, Women's Fiction, American, Historical, Inspirational
Size: 258 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Theodore Roosevelt: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of US Presidents Book 26)

by Hourly History

Theodore Roosevelt
There was truly no one like Theodore Roosevelt. From a sickly boy, Teddy (as the world came to know him) would transform himself into the apex of vigor and energy. From husband, father and rancher to hunter, governor and president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt led a most extraordinary life.

Inside you will read about...
✓ Early Life & Education
✓ Early Political Career and Marriage
✓ The Old West and a New Beginning
✓ Early Public Life
✓ Becoming a National Figure
✓ Governor and Vice President
✓ Presidency
✓ Post-Presidency
✓ Election of 1912 and Final Years

This was a man who did many things and did them outstandingly well. Roosevelt's willingness to go th...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

CHESAPEAKE TRUE CRIME: Top Stories From THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY

by Ken Rossignol

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, True Accounts, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 517 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Everlasting Light - A Civil War Romance

by Andrea Boeshaar

When loss lingers ... love - even beyond death.

The American Civil War has ended, but Alaina McKenna still awaits news about her husband, Braeden. Did he die in a Yankee prison? Was he buried in a shallow grave on a Virginia battlefield? Or has he turned his back on the specter of death and loss around him and sought solitude west of the Mississippi River, never to return home, again?

As Christmas nears, Alaina deflects the advances of a suitor in the neighboring county, choosing to cling instead to hope and her belief that Braeden will return. As winter’s chill settles upon her farm, Alaina cries out to God in one final Christmas Prayer.

When loss lingers ... love - even beyond death. For it is through heartbreak that God opens doorways to hope....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Religious, Romance, Historical Romance, Christian, Women's Fiction, Holidays, Inspirational
Size: 71 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Shooting Match

by Philip McCormac

Land is power in the Wild West In the area around Ayli Valley, Leonard Duke has been seizing all the cattle ranching land, bullying and stealing to get what he wants.Owen Lismore and his brother Oliver were left Ayli after their father died in a riding accident – a suspicious death, as he was a gifted rider.Oliver has fallen in with a bad crowd, and when Owen confronts and humiliates him and his gunslinger sidekick, he decides to have his brother killed in revenge.Owen enters a boxing tournament not knowing that it has been fixed so that he won’t leave the ring alive.When he makes a narrow escape, the beautiful Rosalind Pond and feisty Celia Duke help conceal him from the law. When Celia is banned from seeing Rosalind, the two women run away together, disguised as husband and wife. The...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Nonfiction
Size: 154 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Siege of Yorktown: The Last Major Land Battle of the American Revolutionary War (Battle of Yorktown - Surrender at Yorktown - Siege of Little York)

by Henry Freeman

Siege of YorktownWhat kind of impact does a battle and siege from more than 200 years ago have on the world today? Yorktown held the key to the end of the American Revolution and allowed America to become not only a sovereign nation, but also set the stage for it to become a world power, worth keeping an eye on. Inside you will read about...✓ The Road to Yorktown✓ Opening Moves✓ The Troops in Motion✓ The Battle at Sea✓ The Calm Before the Storm✓ The Siege Commences✓ The FallWhen Washington moved against Cornwallis, the entire world held its breath. And when surrender was offered – first to the French – things could have ended very differently. One city. One long siege in the fall of the year – would change everything....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, World, Nonfiction
Size: 49 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Hills of Blood

by E C Tubb

Terrence and his men are dying…He and his fellow Confederate soldiers have been captured by the North during the American civil war and winter is fast approaching. As fellow prisoner, Zebe, lies dying, he reveals a world-changing secret – a hidden store of gold buried deep in the mountains.But Terrance and his men have no way of getting to it.That is, until the Northerners offer them a deal.If Terrance and his fellow Southerners will help the North defend their territory from the Comanches, then they can escape the terrible conditions of the prisoner of war camp.Little do the Northerners know that the gold is buried in the same Comanche territory.Terrance and the other men of the South agree to the mission, intending to find the gold and bring it back to the Confederacy.But when North...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Nonfiction
Size: 124 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

H. H. Holmes: The Life of the American Ripper (True Crime Biographies Book 2)

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, True Accounts
Size: 35 pages
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Rating: 1.50 / 5
2 reviews

1970s Colorful Cartoon Illustrations

by Jasmine Taylor

This 1970s Colorful Cartoon Illustrated eBook is ideal for kids of any age (and adults too) who love the retro colors and cool vibe of the 70s decade. Enjoy coloring classic symbols and fashions of the 70s like a ball & egg chair, retro lamp and roller blades as well as influential people like Ziggy Marley, Barbara Streisand, Mohammad Ali, John Travolta and much more.URL Link inside for unlimited coloring page downloads so you can color the cartoon illustrations yourself.Just hit the buy button to start your journey now!...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Children's eBooks, Activities, Crafts & Games
Size: 26 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Amidst a Vicious Range War: A Historical Western Adventure Book

by Austin Grayson

Feeling isolated and alone in Mississippi, Samantha decides to answer a mail order bride ad from a rancher in Colorado. But when she arrives, she realises that he failed to mention a very important detail... His ranch stands directly between two feuding cattle barons who hate one another and their animosity threatens to engulf the entire region in a range war! Will the assertive Samantha lose her vigor when the daggers are drawn?Holden never meant to stand in the middle of a vicious rivalry. But after the death of his young love a year ago, it seems that his troubles are far from over. He has tried to be a peacemaker in the past and that puts him in danger of becoming a target for both rivals. To make matters worse, cattle keep turning up dead and tensions are rising.. It's only a matter ...

Genre: History, United States, Genre Fiction, Westerns
Size: 431 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

Climax Jim: Arizona’s Outrageous Outlaw

by Julie McDonald

This short story, about a 10 minute read, is sure to put a smile on your face! In the late 1800's Climax Jim entertained the residents of the Arizona Territory and beyond with his illegal escapades. He alternated between stealing cattle, stealing horses, and getting caught. His numerous and remarkable jail breaks were equally entertaining. He once bragged that he had "busted out of every jail in the Arizona Territory except the dreaded "Hell Hole," the Yuma Territorial Prison....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 12 pages
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Haunting Departures

by Sherri Granato

One of the most haneous crimes committed in the history of the United States involved a murderer who taunted the public with threatening promises that read, "when I see fit, I shall come and claim other victims. I alone know whom they shall be. I shall leave no clue except my bloody axe, besmeared with blood and brains of he whom I have sent below to keep me company."...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy
Size: 13 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: Marengo, Wilcox Counties, Alabama (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 53 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon Counties, Georgia (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 43 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Jeffrey Dahmer: A Legacy of Evil, Disturbing True Story of the Cannibalism, Murder Spree, Rape and Torture of the Milwaukee Madman: (Serial Killer Book 1)

by Terry Baxter

The name Jeffery Dahmer is associated with evil on a level such as those legendary evildoers like Charles Manson and Ted Bundy. He was known for his cannibalistic acts though that is only scratching the surface.The murders perpetrated by Dahmer rocked the small, quiet city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to its very core. But it wasn’t just the murders themselves that caused horror and indignation across America. It was the sheer level of violence that caused America to tremble. As the grisly details of his heinous acts came to life during his trial, observers could not help but cringe.In this book, Dahmer’s legacy of cruelty will be exposed along with the motives behind his actions. In addition, a description of his background, early years, and transition into one of the most notorious seria...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 46 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Our Story: Presidents, Historical Telltales, and Lessons for Life

by Matt Lively

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Genre: Self-Help, Personal Transformation, History, Americas, United States
Size: 136 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

THE MEN THAT DON'T FIT IN

by Mac Kenzie, Rod

DISC Asset / Mafia associate Rod Mac Kenzie's first person account of his Cuban, New Orleans, Chicago and Dallas adventures, on a 'need to know' basis, as a CIA trained, covert, Fake ID expert and FBI V SAFEHOUSE manager for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency; his personal relationships with nearly all of the shooters and spotters in the JFK Hit and many of the organizers and other shady characters involved in the U.S. Government Agency (ONI/CIA/DISC/FBI V/MOSSAD/Mob) JFK HIT PARADE. And, the week following the hit, Mac Wallace's confession, to Mac Kenzie, of having managed all the Hit-Teams; and how LBJ, Nixon, Hoover, BIG OIL/Business/Finance/Military Complex and disgruntled U.S. Government Agency Big shots met the evening of 11/21/63, at Clint Murchison's Dallas mansion, and signed of...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 220 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

John F. Kennedy: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of US Presidents Book 35)

by Hourly History

John F. Kennedy* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.John F. Kennedy is the president that everyone knows. He was a rich man’s son, an athlete, a war hero, a ladies’ man, an author, a president, his face rendered forever young because the last time Americans saw him, he was riding in a convertible in Dallas, his glamorous wife at his side. Then the bullets struck, and the assassinated president became a legend, the truth of his life obscured by his tragic and untimely death. But JFK had more depth to his character than the magazine covers indicated. Inside you will read about...✓ No Irish Need Apply✓ War and the Kennedys✓ Kennedy in Congress✓ Kennedy for President✓ Kennedy Wom...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 39 pages
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Divided, We Fall: Kentucky's Civil War

by Alfred D. Byrd

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 125 pages
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The Baileys of Bailey Hill: Early Lane County (OR) Families With Lorane Connections (Early Lane County Oregon Families with Lorane Connections Book 1)

by Pat Edwards

In researching the Bailey family of the Bailey Hill area of Eugene, Oregon, I became enamored with the strength of character and thread of family bonding that ran through their midst. When I began my project, it was with the intention of profiling 4-6 families in one book, but once I got into my detailed research, I knew that there was much more to the family than I expected. The history of the Bailey family of Bailey Hill has proven to be rich and interesting. Arriving in the late 1840s and through the 1850s, they were early pioneers to Benton and Lane Counties in Oregon and, although their major connection was not with the Lorane area, they had a strong presence in the Siuslaw Valley and other parts of Lane County, Oregon as well.Bailey Hill, the area where several family members settled...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, United States
Size: 81 pages
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Watergate: The Scandal That Changed US Politics Forever

by in60Learning

Smarter in sixty minutes.Get smarter in just 60 minutes with in60Learning. Concise and elegantly written non-fiction books and audiobooks help you learn the core subject matter in 20% of the time that it takes to read a typical book. Life is short, so explore a multitude of fascinating historical, biographical, scientific, political, and financial topics in only an hour each.The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal which rocked Washington from 1972 to 1974, and led to the first ever resignation of a U.S. president. ‘Watergate’ refers to a complex of buildings in Washington, D.C. in which the headquarters of the Democratic Party was located. Several men who were part of President Richard Nixon’s re-election team broke into the party’s offices on May 11, 1972, photographed...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 43 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

War of 1812: A History From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

War of 1812* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.In 1812, Americans held two distinctly different visions of their country. Some saw growing production, manufactures, trade, and merchant ships traversing the globe bringing a vast array of staple and luxury goods to commercial centers and riches to American captains living in cities like the capitals of Europe. Others saw a vast agrarian paradise spreading from the eastern coast into the western wilderness where innumerable American farmers and their families could be independent and equal, free of government impediments and corruption. These incompatible visions of America were held by two opposing political parties. The two halves of Ameri...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Family Genealogy Queries: Pickens, Sumter Counties, Alabama (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 1.07 mb
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Family Genealogy Queries: Carroll, Haralson, Polk Counties, Georgia (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 49 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Red Zone: Five Bloody Years in Baghdad (Blood and Treasure Book 2)

by Oliver Poole

This eyewitness account reveals the truth about Baghdad's Red Zone during the American occupation, and describes the reality of daily life as the city descended into bloody civil war. How do you cheer on your national football team when you're terrified to step outside your front door? What's it like to go to the shops when your biggest fear is being blown up by a suicide bomber? Or risk being shot at a roadblock when you drive your pregnant wife to hospital?

As the Daily Telegraph's Baghdad bureau chief, Oliver Poole first arrived in Iraq in 2003, crossing the Kuwait border in the bank of a US armoured vehicle. Once in Baghdad his home would become a hotel room in the middle of the city's Red Zone, one of the most dangerous places on earth. He tells how the war changed this ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 289 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

The White Piano (Still Life with Memories Book 2)

by Uvi Poznansky

Coming back to his childhood home after years of absence, Ben is unprepared for the secret, which is now revealed to him: his mother, Natasha, who used to be a brilliant pianist, is losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer’s, which turns the way her mind works into a riddle. His father has remarried, and his new wife, Anita, looks remarkably similar to Natasha—only much younger. In this state of being isolated, being apart from love, how will Ben react when it is so tempting to resort to blame and guilt? “In our family, forgiveness is something you pray for, something you yearn to receive—but so seldom do you give it to others.” 

Behind his father's back, Ben and Anita find themselves increasingly drawn to each other. They take turns using an old tape recorder to ex...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Drama & Plays, Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Sagas, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers, Suspense, Nonfiction, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Sexuality, Contemporary Fiction, American, Historical, Psychological, Romance
Size: 190 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Baron of Beacon Hill: A biography of John Hancock

by William M Fowler

John Hancock belongs to that nearly mythical assemblage, the Founding Fathers, and his bold signature across the Declaration of Independence has placed him among the most famous of that legendary group. Indeed, the very renown of his signature has tended to obscure his position as one of the most extraordinary politicians in American history.Hancock was born in Braintree, Massachusetts, in 1737. When his father died in 1744 after a short illness, seven-year-old John was sent to live with his childless Uncle Thomas, a prosperous merchant in Boston. John attended Boston Latin School and later Harvard, where he was an indifferent student, and then joined his uncle as an apprentice in the world of commerce. At the age of twenty-seven, when his uncle passed away, he became one of the richest me...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, United States
Size: 366 pages
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Rating: 4.80 / 5
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The Wreck of the Essex: The Story of Thomas Nickerson

by K.F. Griffin

Fourteen year old Thomas Nickerson stands aboard the whaling ship Essex and scans the Pacific Ocean. Somewhere beneath the surface lurks Maximus, the sperm whale that killed his father. Suddenly the whale charges and destroys the ship.
Thus begins the odyssey of Thomas Nickerson and the Essex crew, adrift in battered whaleboats thousands of miles from land. As they battle starvation and storms, Tom makes surprising discoveries about courage, hope, and the power of friendship.
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Genre: Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 81 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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If I Didn't Know Better (Callaway Cousins)

by Barbara Freethy

The New York Times bestselling family series The Callaways continues with IF I DIDN'T KNOW BETTER, another heartwarming and page-turning romance by #1 NYT Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy.

Mia Callaway thought she had the perfect guy and the perfect job...until she didn't. After a run of bad luck, Mia is looking for an escape, so she agrees to go to Angel's Bay to clean out her aunt's house. She has no idea that the wounded soldier next door and his adorable, but also wounded, daughter are about to change her definition of perfect. Add in stolen art, a family secret, and a town where miracles can happen, and Mia's escape turns out to be the greatest adventure of her life.

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Ethnic & National, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Regional U.S., Specific Groups, Travel, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Canning & Preserving, Cooking by Ingredient, Cul
Size: 274 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Andrew the Great: The Heroic Story of Andrew Jackson That “They” Don’t Want You to Know

by M King

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 12.23 mb
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
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Coming Back to America: a historical short story

by Robert Michael Lehmann

What would our founding fathers have to say about what is taking place in America today?Is America broken?Have we seen the peak of our power and influence?For many decades the United States has been the greatest power on the planet, the leader of the free world and the place where millions aspire to live in and pursue the American dream.But today it is a long way from the USA that had to fight for its right to exist. A far cry from the country that opened its doors, proclaiming, ‘Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore.’This short book imagines what those who have gone before us would now see their country as. If George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin and others of the founding fathers could s...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction
Size: 16 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Emily Griffith and the Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 18 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

The True Story of John Chapman, Johnny Appleseed, an American Folk Hero

by Julie McDonald

This is a delightful, 10 minute read, that is both entertaining and educational. You will learn about John Chapman's early family life, his ingenious business plan, remarkable work ethic, and love of all living things. He is a true folk hero that all Americans can be proud of!...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality
Size: 15 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
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John Jay: A Captivating Guide to an American Statesman, Patriot, Diplomat, Governor of New York, the First Chief Justice, and One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating life of John Jay, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!John Jay was a master statesman and strategic diplomat who associated with all the great men of his day in the mid-18th century. However, his contemporaries said that he was modest and humble. They indicated that they could be at a party or gathering and guests had to coax him into discussing his role during the American Revolution or as the first Supreme Court justice of the new nation.When he became the first chief justice of America, he established the groundwork for fairness and neutrality in decision-making. Many of the principles he established in the 19th century are practiced today by this high court. His foresight was extremely acute, and leaders of America sought out his opinio...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study
Size: 110 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
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A Biographical Sketch of Michael Hileman

by Pirnie, Thomas, Jr.

Tucked away in an obscure attic of a stranger’s home, Michael Hileman’s biography was nearly lost to the ages. Through a miraculous discovery, his story reemerges to reach a new generation of readers. Michael’s story is a rich, vivid description of 19th century America, revealing the unwavering character of a frontier teacher forced to endure the extreme deprivations of the Civil War’s darkest days.Author and son-in-law Thomas Pirnie, Jr. was the ideal biographer for Michael, capturing his irascible wit and charm through his intimate knowledge and admiration of the man. Using Michael’s own voice through much of the narrative, Pirnie creates a genre classic filled with insight. Michael Hileman’s story inspires and instructs, even a century later.296 pages....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 270 pages
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Rating: 3.50 / 5
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All the Presidents' Memories: How they Reconstruct the Past, Manage the Present and Shape the Future; Volume I

by Henry Roth

The memories described in this book reflect not only how eleven American Presidents remembered what happened to them in their youth, but also a kind of psychological shorthand of their beliefs, attitudes, cognitive biases and foibles. A negative memory may have provided guidance in situations the President viewed as dangerous, whereas a positive memory may have provided guidance in situations viewed as promising. By examining the early memories of the Presidents, it is possible to discover how, for example: Abraham Lincoln's amusing memory of a boyhood caper provided an unusual perspective on his character and his lasting appeal as a great storyteller;Ulysses S. Grant’s memory of a business transaction revealed a hidden vulnerability; Teddy Roosevelt's memory of a fantastic childhood adv...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 220 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: COTTON & Others (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this brief volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed COTTON (10 queries total), COSBY (4 queries), COTHRAN (COTHERAN, COTHERN) (3 queries), COTNEY (3 queries), COTTRELL (3 queries), COSTON (3 queries), COTTINGHAM (2 queries), or COSTNER (2 queries), as well as COTNAM, COTTLE, COSHATT, COSKREY, COSGROVE, COSSART, COSS and COSTE (with 1 query apiece).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although these queries were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 33 pages
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Voices of United States Volume II

by Richard Mathews

Voices of United States Volume II represents Main Street's hope to restore the American Dream. It presents answers to America's problems including but not limited to proposing Term Limits, addressing Income Inequality, establishing Fair Trade Deals, creating enforceable Borders, enhancing Higher Education and much more. The anthology brings to a close a half decade in posting from the web site of the same name, Voices of United States preserving the most popular features  submitted. 3 million hits and 10 million reads later, many of today's Populist concerns are now presented in e-book form for all to consider.The Populist movements in both the Democrat and Republican party were truly founded around the kitchen table across America.We hope you will consider reading the thoughts of those w...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Anthologies & Literature Collections, Nonfiction
Size: 108 pages
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Riders of Frontier Redemption: Return to Caller's Spring Ranch: The Caller's Spring Ranch Western Series: A Western Adventure

by Jim Burnett

Return to Caller's Spring Ranch with the complete, exciting series so far! This is a family saga and inspirational Western story, highlighting God's activity and man's partnership with Him.Follow the ranchers through their seasons of life on the ranch. Whether it's triumph or tragedy, these people are devoted to living for God's purpose in their generation. You will see forgiveness in action, honesty and integrity in their business dealings, and an inspiring passion for those who need help and hope. God truly uses them as deep channels of blessings toward others.This is one of the most sensational Western sagas ever written—Jim Burnett offers up the full series—a Western series you are likely to enjoy time and time again. Ride today with a powerful saga of overcoming adversity, leaving...

Genre: History, United States, Genre Fiction, Westerns
Size: 942 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Salem's Theocracy: Shattered on the Rock of Witchcraft

by Corinda Marsh

Little Dorcas Good was four years old when she was arrested for practicing witchcraft. She was chained in a dungeon jail, unable to walk about or see the light of day for months. Giles Corey was eighty years old when he was crushed to death for refusing to participate in the madness. Twenty innocent people died on Gallows Hill in Salem in 1692; more died in jail. Frightened girls accused men, women, and children of tormenting them through specters, ghosts, and witchcraft. The girls were spurred on by evil men who had hidden motives. All this was made possible by a Puritan Theocracy. Not until the theocracy smashed itself upon the rock did the tragedy end....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Occult, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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A Slave Mother's True Story: Aunt Rachel's Miraculous Escape

by Julie McDonald

This is the true story,  (10 minute read time) of a slave named Rachel.  Rachel had escaped once before and when her owner captured her, he took drastic measures to make sure she would not escaped again!  A leg iron, with a heavy ball and chain was clamped just above her ankle.  Handcuffs were put on her wrists. She was loaded onto a wagon and bound once again for a life of slavery.  The situation looked hopeless.   As the title indicates, this heartwarming story of Rachel is simply miraculous....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality
Size: 14 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Protect, Serve, and Deport: The Rise of Policing as Immigration Enforcement

by Amada Armenta

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, the UC Press open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Protect, Serve, and Deport exposes the on-the-ground workings of local immigration enforcement in Nashville, Tennessee. Between 2007 and 2012, Nashville’s local jail participated in an immigration enforcement program called 287(g), which turned jail employees into immigration officers who identified over ten thousand removable immigrants for deportation. The vast majority of those identified for removal were not serious criminals, but Latino residents arrested by local police for minor violations. Protect, Serve, and Deport explains how local politics, state laws, institutional policies, and police practices work together to deliver immigr...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Professional & Technical, Law, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Crime & Criminals, Politics & Government, Social Sciences
Size: 212 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Founding Fathers: A Captivating Guide to Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Jay, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and James Monroe

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating Lives of the Founding FathersFree History BONUS Inside!Eight captivating manuscripts in one book:Benjamin Franklin: A Captivating Guide to an American Polymath and a Founding Father of the United States of AmericaGeorge Washington: A Captivating Guide to an American Founding Father Who Served as the First President of the United States of AmericaJohn Adams: A Captivating Guide to an American Founding Father Who Served as the Second President of the United States of AmericaThomas Jefferson: A Captivating Guide to an American Founding Father Who Was the Principal Author of the Declaration of Independence and the Third President of the United StatesJohn Jay: A Captivating Guide to an American Statesman, Patriot, Diplomat, Governor of New York, the First Chief Justice, ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 627 pages
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Rating: 3.20 / 5
3 reviews

Metal Storm: Weird Custer A Novel

by William Sumrall

"A debut historical novel from U.S. Marine Sumrall that retells the story of Custer's "Last Stand" in savage detail." - KIRKUS"The way William Sumrall described the various scenes brought this adrenaline-pumping story to life. The coarse writing served to deliver more strength to the theme of the story and enable it to perfectly relate to the intended period." Faridah Nassozi for Readers' Favorite"The basic plot, despite its familiarity, is stunning and unforgettable as seen through the eyes of this author. Weird, yes, but Metal Storm: Weird Custer is very, very good, and it's most highly recommended." Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite"Metal Storm: Weird Custer by William H. Sumrall is historical fiction and gives the reader a totally different perspective on the events leading up to the C...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction
Size: 194 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Hidden Figures Teaching Guide: Teaching Guide and Sample Chapter

by Margot Lee Shetterly

The #1 New York Times bestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner. Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Among these problem-solvers were a group of exceptionally talented African American women, some of the brightest minds of their generation. Originally relegated to teaching math in the South’s segregated public s...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Science & Math, Mathematics
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Soldier's Heart - A Civil War Novel

by Michele McKnight Baker

Junior Thompson, son of a freed slave, and Webbie Henderson, son of a wealthy family, cross a forbidden boundary between their properties and forge an unlikely friendship in the years that culminate in the Civil War. Young as they are, both must become the men of their families when their fathers are called to battle. When the war comes to their hometown of Carlisle and nearby Gettysburg, will they survive?

An historically authentic, fast-paced, multicultural family saga, Soldier's Heart takes place over a fifteen-year period, culminating on April 9, 1865: Junior Thompson's twelfth birthday, and also the day General Lee will surrender, formally ending the Civil War. Though the victory of the war may be at hand, this unforgettable story reveals how the private battles of the h...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Genre Fiction, War, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Religious, Christian, Women's Fiction, American, Historical
Size: 270 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Battlelines: Road to Gettysburg: Civil War Combat Artists and the Pictures They Drew

by Jim Stovall

What did a battle during the Civil War look like?We have no photographs of Civil War battles because photography had no advanced to where it could stop that kind of action.But we can get a good idea of what the battles were like from the courageous -- and sometimes reckless -- combat artists from contemporary publications who took to the field and attached themselves to the armies.Sadly, the work of these men has been largely ignored. Happily, many of their original drawings still exist.This series of the work of the Civil War combat artists will show you scenes, places and fighting men that you have never seen before -- largely because many of the works in these volumes have remained unpublished even after more than 150 years.In this volume, you will meet Alfred Waud and Edwin Forbes, the...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 63 pages
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Rating: 3.60 / 5
4 reviews

History: American History in 50 Events: From First Immigration to World Power (US History, History Books, USA History) (History in 50 Events Series Book 2)

by James Weber

Do you want to know how the United States became the world power it is today?
Read about the 50 most important events in American history, from the first immigration to the only remaining world power after the cold war.

This book will give you a comprehensive overview of the U.S. history. Author James Weber did the research and compiled this huge list of events that changed the course of this nation forever.

Some of them include:

- The First Indians on the American continent 14,500 B.C
- Jamestown as the first permanent English settlement in the United States 1565
- The Boston Tea Party 1773
- The Declaration of Independence 1776
- Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804
- The California Gold Rush 1848
- U.S. involve...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, World, Nonfiction
Size: 117 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

Pssst! Russia, Uranium Cheap, Bombs Away!: The Obamian Age -- Another Day, Another Scandal

by Dov Ivry

(This is how the book begins.)Barack Obama was responsible for three acts which together make him by far the most incompetent and malfeasant president ever. It is a tossup which label goes first. Wall Street bankers engineered perhaps the greatest larceny in history nearly causing a collapse of the world economy. Obama prosecuted no one. Instead he invited many of the perpetrators to the White House. Iran had aggravated two wars in which in the end the numbers of dead may reach a million. Obama gave Iran $150 billion to make more wars -- after Syria and Yemen, Israel is number three on their list -- despite the fact that a third of this money had been marked by judges for American victims of multiple Iranian terrorist attacks over a long period including 9/11. Then there is the Uranium One...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 289 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

A Slave's Courtroom Drama: The Remarkable, True Story of Louis

by Julie McDonald

October, 1853, Cincinnati, Ohio.This true story, (10 minute read) is about a fugitive slave named Louis who was one of the first slaves to be tried  in a court of law under the newly enacted Fugitive Slave Law.  Louis didn't wait for a verdict from the Judge, but decided to trust his own two feet rather than hope justice would prevail....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 10 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Dog Soldiers: Part 1 of 3: Love, loyalty and sacrifice on the front line

by Isabel George

Dog Soldiers can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.This is PART 1 of 3.Dog Soldiers tells the story of two brave young ‘dog soldiers’ (Army bomb dog handlers), killed in action in Afghanistan with their dogs by their side, through the inspirational words of their mothers.Lance Corporal Kenneth Rowe and Lance Corporal Liam Tasker were both dog lovers from boyhood and went on to do the job they had always wanted to do. Through the soldiers’ mothers – Lyn Rowe and Jane Duffy – the book will take the reader on a journey and a celebration of the young men’s lives that begins with the two young boys growing up and fulfilling their dream to serve Queen and country as Army dog handlers – Ken Rowe with his dog, Sasha, and Liam Tasker with his ca...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Military, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Animal Care & Pets, Nonfiction, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Sexuality
Size: 76 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Saints & Scoundrels: Thirty-Two, True Stories of Colorful Characters of the American West

by Julie McDonald

While doing research for my three books on pioneer women, Unbreakable Dolls, Unbreakable Dolls, Too and Three Cheers for Unbreakable Dolls, I came across such fascinating stories! While in Texas I heard the wonderful story of Rabbi Henry Cohen. In Raton, New Mexico doing research on the life of Sally Rooke, I read about Tom the Dog and the Peg Leg prostitute. My research for Clara Brown turned up the amazing story of Barney Ford, a runaway slave who became one of the richest men in Colorado. You will never forget the story of "Stagecoach" Mary Fields from Montana. Good men and bad women, good women and bad men, children and a few animals. There are 32 short stories in all. I hope you enjoy reading about them as much as I enjoyed writing about them! Here's to FUN history!...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 71 pages
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Rating: 4.80 / 5
5 reviews

George Washington Carver: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 2.95 mb
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Throne of Grace (Cliff Walk Courtships Book 1)

by Cecily K. Wolfe

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Religious, Romance, Historical Romance, Christian, Women's Fiction, Inspirational
Size: 270 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Walt Disney: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Business Leaders Book 2)

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Business & Investing, Biographies & Primers, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance
Size: 39 pages
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THE KILLER QUEEN

by Richard Hooke

Dispels 55 years of Deepstate limited hangout disinfo history on the JFK assassination as JFK assassination researchers Richard M. Hooke and Rachel White present and prove the real truth that on November 22, 1963 at 12:30pm Secret Service agent William Greer and CIA agent Jackie Kennedy shot and killed US President John F. Kennedy, in the left side of his head and the Illuminati Zionist Deepstate overthrew the United States of America by coup d’état; as the ONI/CIA/FBI patsy, Lee Harvey Oswald, who never fired any shots at all, was merely a spectator, from the doorway of the Texas School Book Depository, watching President Kennedy’s Deepstate execution as it occurred a little ways down Elm Street....

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 324 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The GIFT: NEW RELEASE : a dog's way home

by Valerii Titov

The story is a fiction about a dog named Shon (named after my own dog), an American Stafford who finds love and happiness with his owner and friend Jerry. But, that love and happiness is replaced with war and pain for both the boy and the owner after Jerry is sent to study in the United States, leaving Shon behind. They are both plagued by the loss of each other till that feeling of love drives them to find each other again on the battlefield in Afghanistan.Shon finds Jerry but not in the best of conditions. Together, they both make their way out of a hospital recently taken over by the Taliban with their enemies hot at their heels.This story shows the bond between a man and his dog. It is an exciting and thrilling read for dog lovers, war story lovers, and lovers of action story novels....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, War, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Christian, Single Authors
Size: 137 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Lord I'm Coming Home: Everyday Aesthetics in Tidewater North Carolina (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

by John Forrest

Lord I'm Coming Home focuses on a small, white, rural fishing community on the southern reaches of the Great Dismal Swamp in North Carolina. By menas of a new kind of anthropological fieldwork, John Forrest seeks to document the entire aesthetic experience of a group of people, showing the aesthetic to be an "everyday experience and not some rarefied and pure behavior reserved for an artistic elite."The opening chapter of the book is a vivid fictional narrative of a typical day in "Tidewater," presented from the perspective of one fisherman. In the following two chapters the author sets forth the philosophical and anthropological foundations of his book, paying particular attention to problems of defining "aesthetic," to methodolgocial concerns, and to the natural landscape of his field si...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences
Size: 296 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

THE CHESAPEAKE: Country Cornpone Cornucopia

by Ken Rossignol

A collection of short stories of and about people in and around the Tidewater Chesapeake region - along with a few stories from other regions when the writers travel or deployed overseas. Lots of history and humor and a perfect way to pass time in front of a roaring fire or on a beach or promenade deck. Fans of Readers Digest will enjoy the variety as the authors work hard to enterrain the reader....

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Anthologies & Literature Collections, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 227 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Justice for Mackenzie (Badge of Honor: Texas Heroes Book 1)

by Susan Stoker

A member of the famed Texas Rangers, Daxton Chambers has dealt with more than his share of depravity. But the Lone Star Reaper takes evil to a whole new level, kidnapping and burying women alive. It's Dax's job to help keep San Antonio safe, but even with help from friends in various law enforcement agencies, the killer remains two steps ahead. It's hardly the ideal time for a relationship, but Mackenzie Morgan is too luscious to resist. Dax wants her--which makes her an instant target for his newfound enemy.

When the Reaper gets personal, it will take every ounce of Daxton's considerable skill and training to keep Mack alive.

**Justice for Mackenzie is the 1st book in the Badge of Honor: Texas Heroes Series. Each book is a stand-alone, with no cliffhanger ending...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Personal Finance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Mea
Size: 262 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Jackie Kennedy: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

by Captivating History

Explore the Fascinating Life of Jackie KennedyFree History BONUS Inside!Without a doubt, the name Jackie Kennedy draws multiple thoughts to mind; she is, perhaps, most well-known in her service as the first lady of the United States, as her husband, John F. Kennedy, took office as the president, and her role in restoring the White House. Then, of course, other people remember Jacqueline for her role in the fashion industry, particularly her pink Chanel suit and matching pillbox hat, which became a symbol of her husband’s assassination. Jackie is so renowned and beloved that she ranks as one of the most popular first ladies. In fact, Jacqueline was named in 1999 on Gallup’s list of Most Admired Men and Women in twentieth-century America. While she made major impacts on the White House, ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 105 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Longshot Into The West: A Civil War Novel (The Longshot Series Book 2)

by Keith R. Baker

LONGSHOT INTO THE WEST by the Amazon Best-selling author of LONGSHOT in MISSOURI, Keith R. Baker.

Rob Finn is joined by William Cody and Lonnie Walters as they begin their journey into the Gold country of 1862 into the West. They are headed toward Bannack, a town springing up on the banks of Grasshopper Creek, Washington Territory. Soon it would become Idaho Territory, and shortly after that, Montana Territory. But not without the birth pangs that accompany such events.

In LONGSHOT INTO THE WEST, Rob meets desperate and unscrupulous men such as Henry Plummer; also gentle and generous Natives who heal and help the strangers in their land. We learn that the treasures of the earth are sought by greedy men on both sides of the Civil War; while lasting friendships ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 218 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

Battle of Gettysburg: A History From Beginning to End (American Civil War Book 2)

by Hourly History

Battle of Gettysburg
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War was also its turning point. From this point onwards, the Confederate forces would never gain a hold in the North again.

Inside you will read about...
✓ Before July there was Lee
✓ Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
✓ Rumours of War
✓ Hooker’s Last Stand
✓ Everything Comes Together
✓ Day 1: July 1, 1863
✓ Day 2: July 2, 1863
✓ Day 3: July 3, 1863
✓ Aftermath
✓ This Hallowed Ground

Heroes would be born from places such as Little Roundtop and among the soldiers of Picketts Charge. And later, in the words of Abraham Lincoln, martyrs were created in the aftermath of the conflict, giving reason to a war that no one quite believed in...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 38 pages
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Livin' the Dream: Becoming a Soldier - A Basic Training Journal

by Derek J. Kenney

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: 155 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

I Slept in Hitler's Bed: A Memoir by Jay Balter

by Jay Balter

Jay Balter did not have an easy life growing up in mid-20th century Brooklyn. His father, known to his mother only as “that son of a bitch” was many things—a music publisher who gambled away the entire family fortune he made on Broadway, a philander, a gangster, a deadbeat dad—but mostly, he was absent. Jay comes of age in the Orthodox Jewish community of Crown Heights with his mentally ill twin sister, his angry older brother, and his beloved mother, an early feminist who will do anything to support her family. In 1958, at 18 years old, he enters the US Army. During his basic training in Georgia, Jay’s anger over both American racism and the European Holocaust comes to the surface, and he vows, “I was prepared to teach those rebels a lesson. I was not prepared to roll over and...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Military, World
Size: 121 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States

by H. E. (Henrietta Elizabeth) Marshall

A classic, comprehensive survey of pre-20th Century American history, H.E. Marshall’s This Country of Ours: The Story of America is a treasure trove of information and essential reading for young historians. This new digital edition of This Country of Ours includes an image gallery....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 658 pages
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CIA Mission to an Internal HELL: A True Story of Intrigue

by Fairlie Sweet

This is the strange and yet factual story of an American soldier’s voluntary involvement in a mission to provide training to Montagnard Tribesmen in their villages somewhere in the mountainous terrain of Vietnam near the Laotian border. It has been more than fifty years since the mission took place, and with the secrecy recently lifted on the story it can now be told by one of the few persons involved.The story chronicles a virtually unknown part of the intrigue and courage associated with a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operation that simply did not or could not function as it was intended to do.Later research indicates that the operation probably involved persons by the hundreds, mostly young soldiers, and by early 1961 the death rate was approaching the point of raising suspicions...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: 74 pages
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Berkeley 1967-2017 Summer of Love (Visit Berkeley)

by Michael A. Estrada

There are moments in time when a word or thought has such power it changes history; a generation so involved in the moment it becomes unstoppable; a spiritual awakening so profound that its very conception shatters perceptions, halts the world and makes people from all nations take notice. And for Berkeley, this moment can be traced to the 1960s. The Summer of Love 1967, centered in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district, turned Berkeley into the epicenter of the counterculture movement. It was a tumultuous and often violent period marked by the origins of the Free Speech Movement beginning with the May 1960 House Un-American Activities Committee hearings at San Francisco City Hall, the emergence of the counterculture, the anti-war protests, the rise of the Women’s Movement, and endin...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Travel
Size: 184 pages
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THE GREAT AMERICAN DREAM: History Of America

by Rohit Kumar Das

What you will read in this edition:America, the greatest of all countries?1.Abraham Lincoln2.America Conquers The Air3.American Inventions4.Benjamin Franklin5.George Washington6.John F. Kennedy7. Manifest Destiny8.Remember The Alamo9.Saving Kuwait10.Standing Down Hitler11.Thanksgiving12.The 22nd Amendment13.The American Cowboy14.The Bill Of Rights15.The Boston Tea Party16.The Civil War17.The Cold War18.The Cornerstone Of American law19.The Declaration Of Independence20.The Great War21.The Legacy Of Columbus22.Thomas Jefferson23.Vietnam24.When America Proved That Anything Is Possible25.When Everything Changed...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, African American, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Historical, African
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Donaldina "Dolly" Cameron: Rescuing Chinese Girls from the Sex-Slave Trade in 1900's San Francisco

by Julie McDonald

Bright and beautiful, 25 year old Donaldina "Dolly" Cameron went to San Francisco for one year to teach sewing at the Mission Home. The naive young woman had no idea the mission was involved in the physical and dangerous work of rescuing girls who had been sold into prostitution. Dolly was incensed that this was happening and quickly became a fearless and determined leader for over 40 years. She was known as Lo Mo, "Old Mama" to her daughters, and the White Devil to her adversaries, the slave owners of the sex trade.This short eBook, about a 45 minute read tells the fascinating work of a woman who is largely unknown. Her daring rescues, success stories of some of the 3,000 girls she rescued, and her harrowing experience during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake make this a lively and...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States
Size: 25 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

A Prayer For The Gunfighter: Western Adventures From Jim Burnett, Scott Harris, Michael Haden And More

by Scott Harris

This brand new, highly-anticipated new Western collection pulls together some of the greatest Western writers of today! This is a constantly moving, adrenaline filled leap into action from the men who know what readers want!The gunfighter stands tall. His hand twitches. He says a silent prayer and reaches for his gun… he fires. This new collection of Western adventure stories from bestselling Western authors Scott Harris, Jim Burnett, GP Hutchinson, Michael Haden, Fred Staff and many others brings you all the action of the Old West!Yes, these exciting Western adventures in the style of Robert J. Thomas, WL Cox, and Duane Boehm are filled with action, adventure and plot twists such as C. K. Crigger, Robert Vaughan, and C.M. Curtis! But don’t forget that this is a book that is filled to ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Western
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

The French and Indian War: The History and Legacy of the Conflict Between French and British Colonies in North America

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes contemporary accounts*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“[W]e observed the Enemy marching down towards us in three Columns, at 10 they formed their Line of Battle, which was at least six deep, having their Flanks covered by a thick Wood on each Side, into which they threw above 3000 Canadians and Indians, who gauled us much; the Regulars then marched briskly up to us, and gave us their first Fire, at about Fifty Yards Distance, which we did not return, as it was General Wolfe's express Orders not to fire till they came within twenty Yards of us…” – The British Sergeant-Major of Gen. Hopson’s Grenadiers describing the Battle of QuebecOn September 13, 1759, a battle was fought on the Plains of Ab...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

A Classic Western: Jake Dukes: Vigilante Vengeance: A Classic Western Severe Crime and Punishment Western Series From The Author of "The Guns of Dukes and Timber"

by Michael Haden

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Genre: History, United States, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Romance, Western
Size: 154 pages
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AN AMERICAN DEVOTIONAL:: FROM THE VOICES OF OUR FOUNDING MOTHERS AND FATHERS

by Scott Campbell Brown

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” These words from Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address are the foundation for this short book to deepen your understanding of our American heritage. Consider these first words of the Gettysburg Address. For many, they comprise a mere introduction to the famous speech by Abraham Lincoln. Yet, taken on their own, they have a profound meaning. They speak to the actions and sacrifices of the Founding Mothers and Fathers, based on the concepts of Liberty and Equality. In this one sentence, Lincoln demonstrates the inspiring wisdom and humanity of our Founders.Such wisdom and humanity appear to be lacking today...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States, Teen & Young Adult, Biography
Size: 65 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Corpses in Trees and Rats on a Raft: The Great Dayton Flood of 1913

by Danny Z. Kiel

The storms began in Dayton, Ohio on Good Friday, 1913, and repeated on Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. Tuesday morning, the levees failed downstream from the confluence of three swollen rivers, and the first cries of panic and sobs of sorrow were heard across the raging water.
Heroes appeared on rooftops while others paddled forth in hastily built boats from the factory on the hill.
Read first-hand accounts of the Great Dayton Flood of 1913, never before available online. Discovered in an estate, a newspaper printed on a borrowed press in the aftermath has been digitized and presented in full for the first time in 103 years. Articles written by journalists who stood on rooftops and surveyed the swirling waters are presented here in entirety.
An entire newspaper editio...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Science & Math, Earth Sciences
Size: 77 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

The True Story of Levi Coffin: President of the Underground Railroad

by Julie McDonald

This is a short (it takes about 20-30 minutes to read) story of an incredible man! Levi Coffin took his belief in the Bible seriously and defied powerful, ruthless and dangerous men to protect, harbor and rescue fugitive slaves. Over the course of his life he and his wife, Katie sheltered and cared for 3,000 slaves in their home before they moved them along to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Levi was so involved and committed to this cause he was known as the President of the Underground Railroad, and his home was referred to as Grand Central Station....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality
Size: 17 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

Verses Versus Empire: III – The Trump Era

by Abdiel LeRoy

"YUGE"! Mr. Trump?Could you be compensating for something?!With savage wit, LeRoy strikes a devastating blow against empire and its rulers!Boast of your size if you are feeling small,Drop bombs if you are powerless inside.Tweet volumes, feeling insignificant,And make the Beast of Empire your joy-ride!From Bush through Obama to Trump, LeRoy charts an epic course through the inferno of U.S. politics. Yet his verses are rendered with such wit and inventive force that the reader is entertained, rather than overwhelmed, and supported by a wealth of deeply researched historical record to inspire progressive forces at this critical time for humanity.In the age-old contention between prophets and rulers, score one for the prophets, and witness that the pen really is mightier than the sword!...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, American
Size: 130 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: DILLARD DILLON & Others (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed DILLARD (with 12 queries in total), DILLON (10 queries), DIGGS (4 queries), DILL (4 queries), DIKES (2 queries), or DILWORTH (2 queries), as well as DIETER, DIGMAN, DIGNAN, DIHEL, DIKEMAN, DILLEHAY and DILLINGER (with 1 query each).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although these queries were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries incl...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 31 pages
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The Jesuit Reports from North America, 1610-1764

by John Swapceinski

A modern English translation of the Jesuit Relations, actual reports from North America by French Jesuits concerning their experiences with Native American tribes during the years 1610-1764. This book is 50% longer than the Bible, containing a tremendous amount of historical content spanning over 100 years.

Stories of Europeans' first encounters with native Americans, exploration, warfare, murder, disease, torture, and cannibalism; all these are contained in the massive document you hold in your hands, and it all occurred right here in North America during the 1600s.

In early 2014, I found online a set of documents called the "Jesuit Relations". These reports, called "Relations", as in "relating" events to someone, were written by an order of French Catholic prie...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Showdown With Fear

by Stephen Wade

When the McVie boys are on the prowl, no one is safe ...

Dan Mullen, the former sheriff of Red Rocks, New Mexico, knows that better than anyone.

Dan thought he had it all – the respect of the people he watched over, the love of a good woman, and his hardworking son, Pete.

But when a fever takes Mary from him, and Jimmy McVie comes to town, Sheriff Mullen knows he had to be stopped.

When Jimmy’s brother John seeks revenge for his little brother’s death, Dan fancies his chances in a showdown.

But life doesn’t always work out the way you plan, and when some innocent bystanders die, Dan is blamed.

His reputation in tatters, he finds solace at the bottom of a bottle, sending Pete away to learn an honest trad...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Nonfiction
Size: 117 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Ronald Reagan: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of US Presidents Book 40)

by Hourly History

Ronald Reagan* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.On January 20, 1981, Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States. That same day, the Americans who had been held hostage in Iran were released. For many Americans, the juxtaposition of those events was no coincidence. Ronald Reagan was the president they elected to restore their country’s sagging influence in the world and disappointing image at home. He was a president who believed in a United States that was truly, as he said in his farewell address, “a shining city.” He believed in the myth of American greatness, and for a nation that was still numb from Watergate, immersed in economic stagnation, and h...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 40 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Literary Transcendentalism: Style and Vision in the American Renaissance

by Lawrence Buell

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods
Size: 336 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Grace Kelly: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Actors Book 2)

by Hourly History

Grace Kelly* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.She was a famous American starlet who ended up living every girl’s dream of becoming a princess. This American celebrity married the prince of Monaco at the age of 26 and left Hollywood behind to become a monarch. Who was Grace Kelly? Was she an American icon? Was she the much-needed life support of an antiquated royal family? Was she just a trendsetter who got lucky or was the character of Grace Kelly something that biographers, historians, and paparazzi all missed entirely? Conspiracy theorists and gossip column veterans seemed to have had a field day ever since Kelly’s car ran off the side of a cliff and led to her untimely demise. But...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 38 pages
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Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

Richard Nixon: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of US Presidents Book 37)

by Hourly History

Richard Nixon* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.He’s the president with the asterisk by his name: Richard Milhous Nixon, the only U.S. president to resign from office. But Richard Nixon’s legacy to the history of the United States is much more complicated than the scandal of Watergate. His is the classic story of American legend, of a young man who rose from his humble roots to achieve power and influence. Inside you will read about...✓ The “Have-Not” Nixon ✓ Nixon Rising ✓ Vice President ✓ The Election of 1960 ✓ President at Last ✓ Watergate ✓ Nixon in Disgrace And much more!The story has tinges of Horatio Alger, but also of Machiavelli, and that may be the enigma ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 51 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

The (Real) Mueller Report (Simplified)!

by Walter J. Callahan

Review“The Mueller report was the much-anticipated report that the Left hoped would help impeach President Trump. At the same time, the Right hoped that the report would put to end all things related to any investigation on Trump and his activities both pre- and post-election. It remains to be seen how it pans out. The Mueller report arrived, and the country was just as divided as it was before its release. Probably because the report itself was hard to understand for most people. This SIMPLIFIED version of The Mueller Report makes the document understandable even to the most uninformed! Simplifying a complicated legal document is not an easy job! This is an absolutely great accomplishment!” --------------John Q.From the AuthorLike thousands of Americans, I downloaded the free 400+ pa...

Genre: History, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 1.50 / 5
2 reviews

Gordon & Shughart : American Heroes

by Patrick Lawson

Gary Gordon was a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army while his brother-in-arms, Randy Shughart, was a Sergeant First class.
Both men were non-commissioned officers in the United States Army's elite special operations unit, the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta which is more commonly known as “Delta Force.”
After witnessing one of the Black Hawk helicopters shot down by Somali rebels, both soldiers volunteered to insert themselves on the ground to rescue any remaining survivors. Facing a growing angry mob armed with gunfire, Gordon and Shughart valiantly battled to save their fellow soldiers.
Both men were awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for their actions during the Battle of Mogadishu in October of 1993. Their acts of courage were later made in...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 16 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Verses Versus Empire: I – The George W. Bush Era

by A LeRoy

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, American
Size: 267 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Andrew Jackson: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of US Presidents Book 7)

by Hourly History

Andrew JacksonOld Hickory. King Mob. The Peoples President. King Andrew I. The nicknames by which the seventh president is known reflect the different facets of his complicated nature. He believed in the rights of the common man because he came from humble beginnings and distrusted the vested institutions of power. The first American president born to immigrant parents, Jackson was the embodiment of the new blood which infused the American spirit in the early 19th century. Inside you will read about...✓ The Birth of a Legend✓ Jackson the General✓ Jackson and Politics✓ Jackson’s Home Life✓ Jackson’s First Term✓ Jackson’s Second Term✓ Jackson Returns to Tennessee✓ Jackson’s LegacyLike his country, he was both ruthless and chivalrous, hot-tempered and steadfast, an aut...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 48 pages
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Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

American Civil War: A History From Beginning to End (Fort Sumter, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Confederacy, Emancipation Proclamation, Battle of Gettysburg)

by Hourly History

☆☆☆ American Civil War ☆☆☆
Beginning with the birth of the nation, slavery divided and caused conflict for the United States of America, worsening during the country’s early decades as the practice became more economically vital. Finally, in 1861, the American Civil War erupted after the election of President Abraham Lincoln. Never acknowledging the South’s right to secede, Lincoln and the North fought the South through four long, bloody, destructive years; much longer than anyone thought the war would last.

Inside you will read about...
✓ America in the Antebellum Era
✓ Secession and the First Shots
✓ Early Battles and the Turning Point: April 1861-July 1863
✓ The United States and the Confederacy
✓ Women and Blac...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 34 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

Dead End: Four Corners, Nevada (Hannigan Book 3)

by C.A. Dayhoff

A cloud of dust rose as Billy’s boots hit the dirt, wearily he had to hold onto the saddle for minute to let the blood flow back to his legs.
Tired, hungry and thirsty but most of all he was free, Billy grinned, correction, Rich and Free.
Looking around for any danger or signs someone had recognized him.
His eyes fell onto the Saloon, staring at the sight for a few minutes, he listened to the sounds flowing out into the street.
How ironic he thought, standing in front of the Four Corners Saloon in Dead End, Nevada depending how which exit he took out of town is what state he would be in..."Dead End" yea right he laughed to himself....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 93 pages
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Long Time Coming: How a Decade of Disorder Made the Woodstock Music and Art Fair Inevitable

by Christopher S. Bryan

Long Time Coming: How a Decade of Disorder Made the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair Inevitable, asks and answers a simple question: Why did so many young people attend Woodstock? The author identifies and follows six social and political movements through the decade of the 1960s that motivated a half-million young people to attend the Woodstock Music and Art Fair during the weekend of August 15, 1969. Further, the author identifies how festival organizers made decisions (wise and unwise) and how events (fortunate and unfortunate) linked the festival to the six social and political movements and made attendance almost mandatory for the young and hip....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Music, History, Americas, United States
Size: 217 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

The Gilded Age: A History From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

The Gilded Age* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.The period from 1870 to 1900 in the United States has become known as the Gilded Age, during which America was transformed almost beyond recognition. In the 1870s, the country was still recovering from a horrendously destructive Civil War. The nation was still mainly agrarian; cities were relatively small and large-scale industry almost non-existent. Thirty years later, the U.S. had become an industrial powerhouse with massive cities featuring skyscrapers, electric lights, automobiles on the streets, and subways running below. An influx of immigrants from different parts of the world had changed the very nature of American society which fe...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 39 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Understanding the Vietnam War

by Dr. Thomas Bruce

The Vietnam War, also called the Vietnam Conflict, is one of the great defining wars in American’s history, with an influence on the American psyche only surpassed by the Civil War. The armies of the United States have won and lost many battles during the wars it has become engaged it, but until Vietnam America had never actually lost a war. Lost is probably too strong a word to use. The American homeland was never attacked, and US forces were never decisively defeated in the field. America simply failed to win the war. The nation was unable to find the tactics to defeat the enemies will to continue fighting, while the war drained their own stamina to persevere with the conflict any longer. The ultimate withdrawal of US armed forces from Vietnam bruised America’s ego and shook th...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Asia, Military, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Family Genealogy Queries: BREWER BREWTON (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed BREWER (32 queries total), BREWTON/BRUTON/BRUTIN (18 queries), BREWSTER/BRUSTER (4 queries) or BREVARD (3 queries), as well as BREWBAKER, BREWINGTON, BREITTING/BRUTTING, BREWEN, and BREYMAN (with 1 query apiece).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although they were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, d...

Genre: History, United States
Size: 47 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Helen Keller: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Women in History Book 6)

by Hourly History

Helen Keller* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.What was Helen Keller’s legacy to the world? Was it the impressive list of firsts that she accomplished as a deafblind person? Was it the assistance that she gave to the cause of the handicapped? Was it her numerous writings, her forgotten ideals, her inspirational quotations? Or was it simply her story?Inside you will read about...✓ Growing up Deaf and Blind at Ivy Green✓ Learning to Speak✓ Earning Her Bachelor’s Degree✓ Relentless Work and Radical Socialism✓ Keller’s Secret Engagement✓ Late Life and DeathAnd much more!Perhaps the only way to measure the gift of Helen Keller would be to discover just how her life has touch...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
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John Adams: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of US Presidents Book 2)

by Hourly History

John Adams* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.The drama of the life of the second president of the United States has been stirringly chronicled both in print and on television. Yet the life of John Adams is so rich in history, emotion, power, and tragedy that no medium can entirely contain its essence. Reading the story of his life is to be introduced to a nation, new and untried, that would rise to prominence in no small part due to his legacy of leadership. Inside you will read about...✓ John Adams, the Farmer’s Son✓ John Adams Begins His Career✓ The Man from Massachusetts✓ Adams in Philadelphia✓ Destination Europe✓ An Experiment in Nationhood✓ President✓ A Friendship ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
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The Great Depression: A History From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: Business & Investing, Economics, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance
Size: 2.43 mb
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Rating: 3.40 / 5
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Melania Trump: The Slovenian Side of the Story

by Sandi Gorisek

Let’s play a simple game called “Experimental Lottery” in which you win 1 million dollars, but the winner must divide the winnings between himself and a perfect stranger. The catch is that if the stranger refuses his share, you both end up with nothing and you have only one opportunity. In a real case scenario, computer programmed logic would take anything which is common sense since anything is better than nothing, yet the human mind would refuse anything below 20% of the total winnings. Do you think that the share you offer would change if you were raised in humble surroundings with a state driven economy in which all men are supposed to be equal? How much would this differ if you were male or female, if your parents were rich or poor or if you were raised in a rural or urban envir...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences
Size: 25 pages
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The Diary of American Exceptionalism: Pivotal Events in American History 1783 - 2019

by Alan Sewell

“American Exceptionalism” has become a commonly heard expression in recent political discussions. It has many connotations, some of which may be perceived as chauvinistic by the politically correct.

What does it really mean?

Perhaps the best way to understand it is to hear the words of those Americans who MADE us such an exceptional nation through their exceptional courage to do what was difficult and right, rather than easy and expedient, during our most trying times.

This book isn’t a rehash of those famous phrases like “Give me Liberty, or give me Death!” Rather, it is intended to reveal the thoughts of our leaders during their most discouraging moments.

They’re the words of George Washington, frustrated by the petty qua...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 152 pages
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Father's Words

by Smart Family

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, Biographies, Education & Reference, History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Schools & Teaching, Children's Nonfiction
Size: 130 pages
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Novels, Readers, and Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America

by Nina Baym

This book describes and characterizes responses of American readers to fiction in the generation before the Civil War. It is based on close examination of the reviews of all novels—both American and European—that appeared in major American periodicals during the years 1840–1860, a period in which magazines, novels, and novel reviews all proliferated. Nina Baym makes uses of the reviews to gain information about the formal, aesthetic, and moral expectations of reviewers. Her major conclusion is that the accepted view about the American novel before the Civil War—the view that the atmosphere in America was hostile to fiction—is a myth. There is compelling evidence, she shows, for the existence of a veritable novel industry and, concomitantly, a vast audience for fiction in the 1840...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 288 pages
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Nuclear Summer: The Clash of Communities at the Seneca Women's Peace Encampment (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

by Louise Krasniewicz

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences
Size: 278 pages
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