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The Voyager Program: The History and Legacy of NASA’s First Probes that Traveled to the Outer Solar System

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsToday the Space Race is widely viewed poignantly and fondly as a race to the Moon that culminated with Apollo 11 “winning” the Race for the United States. In fact, it encompassed a much broader range of competition between the Soviet Union and the United States that affected everything from military technology to successfully launching satellites that could land on Mars or orbit other planets in the Solar System. Moreover, the notion that America “won” the Space Race at the end of the 1960s overlooks just how competitive the Space Race actually was in launching people into orbit, as well as the major contributions the Space Race influenced in leading to today’s International Space Station a...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Science & Math, Astronomy & Space Science
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Tom Hayden on Social Movements: Four unpublished talks and the Rolling Stone interview

by Tom Hayden

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 190 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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13 Most Haunted Hotels & Inns of New England

by Sam Baltrusis

Paranormal researcher and "Ghosts of Salem" author Sam Baltrusis has traveled all over New England in search of the region’s thirteen most haunted hotels and inns. From the Witch City’s Hawthorne Hotel in Salem to the blood-stained Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River, Baltrusis breathes new life into the long departed....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 123 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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The Unites States Army – the biggest myth of the twentieth century

by Samuel Greenberg

The book reveals myth about USA Army (ground forces) as the most powerful and efficient in the world in 20th century.The book concentrates on highlighting unknown facts of strategic and tactical mistakes during USA participation in WWI and WWII; Korean War; Invasion of Grenada and the War with Iraq and huge human losses hided from American public till now due to incompetence of High ranking officers and commanders. What is inside the book? The readers will find plenty of true information marked as classified about Korean War, Invasion of Grenade and Iraq war of 2003, incompetence of commanders and military mistakes, which resulted in tens of thousands US soldiers human loses that could be avoided and lives saved. What can be learnt from mistakes to prevent their occurrence in the future. T...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Texas Ranger Creek in Range War: Western Adventure (Sundog Series Book 9)

by Ash Lingam

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Nonfiction, Romance, Western
Size: 302 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Daddy, What's the Middle Class?

by Pat LaMarche

We're rewriting history. This time we're telling the truth.

"Daddy, What's the Middle Class" is a series of heart warming – often tragic – tales of unacknowledged greatness. Because few of us actually learned how the middle class invented itself, you won't recognize most of the names, dates and places in this unconventional history book.

These stories will stick in your mind, inspire you to honor the legacy of forgotten heroes, and encourage you to do your part to restore the middle class....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 237 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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THE GODLESS LAND: Mescalero Way

by Matt Cutugno

The saga begins in 1858 in New Mexico Territory, ten years before the events recorded in Matt Cutugno's first Western, The Godless Men. Two boys, one from Kansas and one from Missouri, make their way through the wild country as pony riders for the mail service. At the same time, a young woman from China holds a powerful man responsible for the death of her father. Law and order was slow to come to the Territory. Justice slower still. There were settlers and squatters, commerce and industry, sheriffs and outlaws amidst unfolding Manifest Destiny.Few knew that a Civil War was coming. Matt Cutugno is the author of four novels and eleven plays that have been produced in New York, Los Angeles and across the country. He has been a frequent contributor to Stay Thirsty Magazine for the past e...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Nonfiction
Size: 225 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Marbury v Madison: Justice or Politics: John Marshall's political assault on the rule of law

by Marc Garrett

John Marshall is today the most revered of our Supreme Court justices, but a closer look at his iconic Marbury v Madison reveals Marshall just as political as any man of his day if not more so, and that history has been kind to his legacy. (disclaimer: This is not a book, but rather an essay investigating the reasoning used by Marshall in Marbury, and exposing his biases and flaws that have been almost completely extinguished by history.)...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Professional & Technical, Law, Nonfiction
Size: 11 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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The American Civil War WAS About Slavery: A Quick Handbook of Quotes to Reference When Debating Those Who Would Argue Otherwise

by Cody C. Engdahl

Are you tired of having to argue with people who say the American Civil War WASN'T about slavery? Are you ever frustrated that they came prepared to argue, but you didn't? This is a very brief, easily navigated handbook of actual quotes from the people who were directly involved in the conflict. Let the Confederacy speak for themselves. They were very clear about their motives. Don't let the "lost cause" myth muddy our true and important history....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 17 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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The Big Book of War Propaganda Posters: Volume Three: A Kindle Coffee Table Book

by Douglas DeLong

HUNDREDS OF FASCINATING DIGITALLY ENHANCED POSTERS FROM WW1 AND WW2!(This is the third volume of a three-volume set of war propaganda posters. It features over 200 high-resolution images that have been digitally-enhanced in order to give them maximum impact.)This 3-volume series of propaganda posters is focused on the vast amount of propaganda that was produced for World War One and World War Two, with the First World War representing the first time that governments had produced large-scale organized amounts of propaganda in order to influence public opinion and to encourage certain values and ideas among their populations. The propaganda poster became perhaps the most important and interesting form of propaganda produced by all the governments involved in the two world wars. This series...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
Size: 245 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Targeted Tracks: The Cumberland Valley Railroad in the Civil War, 1861-1865

by Scott L. Mingus

The Civil War was the first conflict in which railroads played a major role. Although much has been written about their role in general, little has been written about specific lines. The Cumberland Valley Railroad, for example, played an important strategic role by connecting Hagerstown, Maryland to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Its location enhanced its importance during some of the Civil War’s most critical campaigns. Despite the line’s significance to the Union war effort, its remarkable story remains little known. The publication of Targeted Tracks: The Cumberland Valley Railroad in the Civil War, 1861-1865, by Scott L. Mingus Sr. and Cooper H. Wingert, rectifies that oversight.Because of its proximity to major cities in the Eastern Theater, the Cumberland Valley Railroad was an entici...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 260 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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American History By The State: Interesting Stories And Random Facts About Texas, California And New York (History of The United States Box Set Book 1)

by Bill O'Neill

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Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games, History, Americas, United States, Education & Reference, Trivia & Fun Facts, Travel
Size: 377 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Gun Wages

by Alan David

Crick Bender’s father never agreed with guns. Crick Bender’s father was a good man. But everything changed when he was shot dead whilst holding an empty shotgun.Crick had his revenge, but it wasn’t enough. He’s on a mission to clean up any town that will pay him and this time that town is Juniper Creek – where Jake Riley and his gang have taken the place over.With no Sheriff around, Juniper Creek is under Riley’s thumb, but when Frank Miller calls Crick in, Riley’s days are soon to be numbered.Living under the alias Tom East, Crick sure picked a bad time to run into an old friend – let alone two of them.Bullets soon see to Shotgun Joe, but it’s another ghost from the past, Adabelle, who might bring more trouble.And then there’s Frank Miller’s daughter, Pearl.Crick fal...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Westerns, Nonfiction
Size: 129 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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There Were No Cats in America: "An American Tail" Enters Trump’s America

by Adam M. DeSimone

Using the 1986 animated film “An American Tail” as a framing device, this work explores the immigrant experience of émigrés who lived in the United States during the Gilded Age. While the film itself celebrates the arrival of the furry, lovable, Mousekewitz family to the U.S., this essay comments on the evolution of U.S. immigration policy from the late 19th to early 21st centuries, with special attention paid to the National Origins Act, the Chinese Exclusion Act, and to President Trump’s 2017 “Muslim bans.” Major push and pull factors associated with immigration are examined as well; a comparison between the socioeconomic conditions of the Gilded Age and modern era follow. In this essay, the author argues that the Trump administration’s views on immigration are similar to t...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 51 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 August 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Thomas Paine: A Life from Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Thomas Paine* * *Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.The mind of Thomas Paine was gifted to the American Revolution at just the right time. Right when the fervor of the revolutionary spirit was beginning to subside, the pen of Thomas Paine came along and ignited the fires of American liberty once again. Yet decades later, when Paine returned to the American shores that he helped liberate, he was met with a bitter homecoming. Paine had arrived right on the heels of his association with bloody upheavals in revolutionary France and the publication of his unapologetically anti-Christian tracts, which did go over well in an America swept by the Second Great Awakening. Both of these aspects of his intellectual life made him an insufferabl...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 38 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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The Young Gunfighters: It's What We Do!

by Lowell Zeke Ziemann

Ty and Billy, farm boys, neighbors, and fast friends since they were twelve, worked and played together. They were enamored by famous gunmen of the time, such as Wild Bill Hickok. When they received new Colt pistols for their nineteenth birthdays, they faithful practice and honed their shooting skills.When, by chance, they encountered a Border Ruffian gang of wanted murderers, they killed the most famous Rebel in Kansas. Suddenly they had become celebrities.With reward money they decided to leave the farm. Billy married and became a Deputy in Springfield, Missouri. Ty became a bounty hunter in Wichita, Kansas.The new Bounty Hunter and Deputy survived deadly challenges from wanted outlaws. But when Billy inadvertently killed a young fourteen-year old boy and, with a price on his head, he ...

Genre: History, United States
Size: 63 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Chinatown No More: Taiwan Immigrants in Contemporary New York (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

by Hsiang-Shui Chen

By focusing on the social and cultural life of post-1965 Taiwan immigrants in Queens, New York, this book shifts Chinese American studies from ethnic enclaves to the diverse multiethnic neighborhoods of Flushing and Elmhurst. As Hsiang-shui Chen documents, the political dynamics of these settlements are entirely different from the traditional closed Chinese communities; the immigrants in Queens think of themselves as living in "worldtown," not in a second Chinatown. Drawing on interviews with members of a hundred households, Chen brings out telling aspects of demography, immigration experience, family life, and gender roles, and then turns to vivid, humanistic portraits of three families. Chen also describes the organizational life of the Chinese in Queens with a lively account of the powe...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 296 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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The Adulting Series: (Two Standalone Novel Set)

by Daniella Brodsky

From the author behind the hit movie Beauty & The Briefcase, this set features two fabulous standalone novels with a connecting thread – women learning to pull up their big girl pants and deal with the sh*t life throws at us, and of course, some deliciously steamy scenes with two very alpha male heroes. Vivian Rising“A super fun read with everything you could want: romance, fortune telling, and a makeover (of the soul)!” - #1 New York Times Bestseller Meg Cabot“. . . powerful stuff and also very funny.” – Sydney Morning Herald “ . . . you’ll be cheering her on as she loosens her tight grip on the past and embraces a life on her own two feet.” – Women’s Weekly .“If you read one book, make it VIVIAN RISING by Daniella Brodsky.” - SHAPE Magazine“ . . . poignantly...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Genre Fiction, Family Life
Size: 701 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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The Hand of a Merciful God

by David Ballenger

150 years after the Civil War, stories and tales survive. Libraries are filled with historical documents, manuscripts and photographic images that cover all aspects of the American Civil War. There are thousands of history books and documentaries giving us facts that have been recorded but countless stories have never been recorded—personal stories of men who fought and died, stories of men who survived. We don’t know all of their stories; we don’t know the whole story. Yet this is our history and these are our ancestors. To truly understand what drove these men to look into the face of death on a daily basis we must listen to them. But, the time is far past where we could speak to those who knew the truth, who experienced the war. Now we only have the stories from our ancestors as ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 161 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Saints & Scoundrels: Eighteen, True, Short Stories of Colorful Characters of Grand Canyon National Park

by Julie McDonald

While training to be a Grand Canyon tour guide, I heard so many great stories I had never heard before! This quick, one hour read, has over a dozen fun stories about the colorful characters who have spent as little as a few weeks or as long as 70 years at Grand Canyon. Some are historic, dating back to the 1800's and some are more recent. The stories are both educational and entertaining! An excellent read for children and teens as well....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Travel, Food & Lodging
Size: 82 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WWI

by Melina Druga

In our 24/7 news cycle, it is difficult to imagine a time when news reports were often days old, when stories weren’t necessarily confirmed and when colorful language permeated articles. During World War 1, that’s exactly how newspapers in Canada and the United States reported events locally and aboard.A Tale of Two Nations focuses on the start of the war and key events from 1915-1918. It examines events not through the lens of hindsight and analysis but as they occurred.In A Tale of Two Nations, you’ll read about:•1914: War begins in Europe•1915: The Second Battle of Ypres and sinking of the Lusitania•1916: The Battle of the Somme and the U.S. presidential election•1917: The Battle of Vimy Ridge and the United States enters the war•1918: The war ends and the Spanish...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 149 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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American Heroes: That History Forgot

by Charles Ray

American history as taught in most of our public schools, and popular media representations of our history, often omit or minimize the roles played by women and people of color. In this short volume, the reader is introduced to people whose contributions were significant, and should be remembered and honored....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 107 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Witchcraft in the United States: The History of Witches, Practices, and Persecution in America

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes contemporary accounts of trials*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Since man cannot live without miracles, he will provide himself with miracles of his own making. He will believe in witchcraft and sorcery, even though he may otherwise be a heretic, an atheist, and a rebel.” - – Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers KaramazovWhen people hear the word “witchcraft,” certain images come to mind. American history buffs will immediately think of Salem, where hysteria in the 17th century led to notorious trials that continue to be the source of several historical studies, with scholars analyzing things from every direction. Was it a religious fervor? Was it a land grab? Was there fungus in the grain? Over...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 91 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Star-Crossed: A Quantitative Reassessment of the Relative Combat Performance of the Army of Tennessee Compared to the Army of Northern Virginia

by Michael R. Brasher

Everyone KNOWS the Army of Northern Virginia was a "winner" and its sister army, the Army of Tennessee was a "loser," right?In his book, Two Great Rebel Armies: An Essay in Confederate Military History, Richard M. McMurry draws the somewhat controversial conclusion that Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia was not only the better led army, but that the composition of Lee's army indeed made it the better army, when compared with its Western sister, the Army of Tennessee.While few historians would beg to differ with the first conclusion - the likes of Bragg, Polk, Hardee and Hood simply do not compare with the leadership offered by Lee, Jackson and Longstreet - historians have generally not cared to examine the potential for a more fundamental reason for the success of the one army, and the fai...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: 72 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Outlaws: A Western Adventure (marshal jack black Book 5)

by Ash Lingam

Marshal One-Eyed Jack Black is urgently called to Apache Pass, Arizona between Dos Cabezas and the Chiricahua Mountains to order a wagon train to turn back to avoid an impending hostile attack. Will the marshal get there in time? Jack's best friend is named U.S. deputy marshal but things go wrong on the first day, and a serious crime is committed. Will the new deputy solve the mystery without the help of Marshal Black?Zebadiah Wretchly was a wicked man who used slaves to work his turquoise mines. But exactly who are these forced laborer?And is it true that Jack's and Gloria's relationship has taken a severe turn and what will Jack do about it?Read OUTLAWS, Marshal Jack Black Series #5 and find out what really happens in this latest novel from Ash Lingam....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Romance
Size: 270 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Miss Eda, My Dearest Friend: The Love Story of Henry Johnson Spicer and Eda Lucinda Ferguson

by Renee Moore Frost Great-Great Grand Daughter

In 1942 the 1800's Ferguson home burned to the ground with the only item being saved was a trunk of precious letters from loved ones. These letters have been preserved and now transcribed to relive the life and times before, during and after the cruel war known as the Civil War of 1861-1865. As I assembled the letters in date order, I found the many families of Wilkes County, North Carolina interacting with my Ferguson-Spicer family. These families shared their faith in God, the tragedy of war and the love of the Blue Ridge Mountains."For the Blood of the Southern men flashes through their veins & declares they will die in defense of the Southern Rites."Thomas L Ferguson July 27, 1861"Genl Jackson leading we flanked them on their right when the fight commenced it was a fox chase till...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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The Great Book of Hawaii: The Crazy History of Hawaii with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States 7)

by Bill O'Neill

How much do you know about the Aloha State? There’s so much to learn about Hawaii that even residents of the state don’t know! In this trivia book, you’ll learn more about Hawaii’s history, pop culture, folklore, sports, and so much more! In The Great Book of Hawaii, you’ll find the answers to the following questions: How did Hawaii get its name? Why is it called the Aloha State?Why was it once called “The Kingdom of Hawaii”? Which sport was invented in Hawaii? Which movies have been filmed in the state? What legends from the Hawaiian culture haunt the state? What’s Hawaii’s most famous unsolved mystery?And so much more!As an added bonus, you’ll learn words from the Hawaiian language throughout the book.This book is packed with trivia facts about Hawaii. Some of the fa...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games, History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, World, Education & Reference, Trivia & Fun Facts, Travel
Size: 142 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Brigham Tea Magazine

by Julie Worthington

Western life, history, culture, people, places, and the rest of the story......

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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A Classic Western: Jedidiah Justice: Justice on the Frontier: To Catch A Spotted Wolf: A Western Adventure From The Author of "Jedidiah Justice: Persistent ... the Frontier Lawman Western Series Book

by Jim Burnett

Jedidah Justice is tracking a dangerous and blood-thirsty killer - Cotton Jessup. When Jedidiah and his horse tumble down an embankment, causing Jedidiah to break his leg and a few ribs, he figured both he and his cause were done for. His prayers were answered, however, when an Indian, Red Eagle, comes to his aid, bringing more than just a fix for his broken bones. Turns out Red Eagle's search for Jessup was personal - and he had a powerful taste for vengeance. Join both Jedidiah and Red Eagle as they plot together to finally bring this outlaw to justice....

Genre: History, United States, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Romance, Westerns, Western
Size: 107 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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My Days In The Army Air Corps: 17 February 1943 - 24 November 1945

by Erich Werner Kothe

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 116 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Family Genealogy Queries: GARNER GARDNER GARLAND (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 GARNER (with 19 queries total), GARDNER (GARDENER, GARDINER) (17 queries), GARLAND (8 queries), or GARDENHIRE (GARDENSHIRE) (3 queries), as well as GARARD, GARDER, GARMAN, and GARCIA (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 you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Annie's Story: A Plantation Slave & Her Master

by Myra Angelou

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Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Graphic Novels, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 25 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Covenant: Trilogy of the Horse

by C.J. Goldsmith

American wild mustangs, a symbol of freedom older than our nation, are under attack from the forces of corporate greed. But those who are legally bound to protect and care for them have become a willing ally in their destruction. A small group of concerned Americans find themselves thrown together to stop these forces from killing these majestic creatures. Katriona McCool never thought she’d be at the center of this struggle. And Alex Manly never thought he would be to blame. When Kat, a disconnected teenager from the suburbs of California, finds herself in the wilds of Colorado, on a mission to rescue herself and a band of mustang from losing more than just their freedom, she learns more about herself and the power one person can possess to make a change for the better.But the force...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Genre Fiction, Sagas, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Science & Math, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology, Literature & Fiction, Women's Fiction
Size: 426 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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 25 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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 25 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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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 25 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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 25 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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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 24 July 2020 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 24 July 2020 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 24 July 2020 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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

History Of White Oak Springs Baptist Church of Paulding County, Georgia: 1856-2018: History Of White Oak Springs Baptist Church

by S. David Smith

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 350 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Great Depression and the New Deal: Core Documents

by John Moser

This collection of documents on the Depression and New Deal is the second volume in an extended series of document collections from the Ashbrook Center that will cover major periods, themes, and institutions in American history and government. The series began with a collection on the Founding. This volume follows appropriately, because it makes clear the reasons why and the degree to which Franklin Roosevelt intended the New Deal to be a re-founding of the American republic. In presenting the words that Roosevelt spoke, the collection shows us not only his arguments but his masterful rhetoric, which presented the New Deal as only an updating of the Founding. The collection presents as well the arguments of those who opposed the New Deal — Democrats as well as Republicans — and those w...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 186 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 July 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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