Free history Kindle books for 30 Jun 16

Yankee Doodle: Americana Series

by R.F. Gilmor

The Red Coats are coming and so is “Yankee Doodle.” A Catchy tune to which every child loves to march around the house and yard. One of our earliest surviving song originally written to make fun of the colonist by the British, now played by every marching band in America. Peppy and colorful your children will remember it for a lifetime as it is passed from generation to generation.



Passport to Washington, D.C.

by Andy Turner

Our nation’s capital is one of the most unique cities in the country. Where else can you see the architecture, monuments, and museums that Washington, D.C. has to offer? With so much to see and do, it can be overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be.

Passport to Washington, D.C. helps you get the most out of your visit. It begins with a brief history of the city and why it is located where it is. That is followed by detailed information about the sites, monuments, memorials, and museums to visit in the Washington, D.C. area. There is a map to help you find your way to the different sites to visit.

Yesterday and Today photos show historic photos of the city above a modern picture taken from the same location. It’s a fun way to see how the city has changed over time. The book ends with Fun Facts about Washington, D.C. and a puzzle to test your knowledge, based on information in the book.

With all of this information, Passport to Washington, D.C. will make any trip to our capital better. The places included in the book are:

The White House

Lafayette Square

The Capitol

Library of Congress

Supreme Court

National Archives

Washington Monument

World War II Monument

Vietnam War Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Korean War Memorial

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

FDR Memorial

Jefferson Memorial

National Mall

Smithsonian Museums

Holocaust Museum

Ford’s Theater

National Cathedral

Newseum

The Pentagon

Arlington National Cemetery

Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial)

Air Force Memorial

Embassy Row

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Mount Vernon



They Know, You Don’t!

by Silviu SuliÈ?Ä?

A short hidden history done from quotes of important persons.

The book presents an unconventional history by showing a contrast between what’s going on in reality (highlighted by titles of the chapters, the short introductive phrases and the pictures) and what is “served” to public (highlighted by quotes of notorious persons).

Some of the persons quoted in the book may not be aware on what’s behind the scene but, for sure it shows a certain degree of implication in manipulating the masses.

This is an invitation to meditate on the “bigger picture” of the world because something important is happening.



Exploring the Faith of America’s Presidents (Christian Devotions Ministries)

by Kendra Hazlett Armstrong

“The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life”. ~ Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President.

Exploring the Faith of America’s Presidents is an engaging, enlightening and inspirational resource which examines the role faith has played in the presidency throughout American history–and much more!

“It’s refreshing to read a perspective on the foundations of our country that’s not driven by partisan political parties. This book quotes ALL Presidents, BOTH Republican and Democrat. It tackles head on the mistakes and the triumphs of our flawed American history.” ~ Rev. Rufus Smith, Sr. Assoc. Pastor, Hope Presbyterian Church, Cordova, TN.



A Smart Kids Guide To VIKINGS: A World Of Learning At Your Fingertips

by Liam Saxon

Welcome to the Smart Kids Guide Series!

Bestselling children’s author Liam Saxon presents “A Smart Kids Guide To VIKINGS”. This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about a range of subjects

Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.

Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written fact.

This book covers a range of exciting topics including:

  • WHAT DID THE VIKINGS BELIEVE?
  • WHAT IS YGGDRASIL?
  • WHO ARE THE AESIR AND THE VANIR?
  • ODIN
  • FRIGG
  • ..and MUCH more!

    We loved making this book and even learned a few things along the way and hopefully you will too.

    Get this book at this SPECIAL PRICE exclusive to the Amazon Store.

    Your child will love it – this is guaranteed.

    PLEASE leave an honest review after reading this book! It REALLY helps us to understand what you would like to see and read about! Thank you.



    The Fun Bits Of History You Don’t Know About BRITISH EMPIRE AND FIRST WORLD WAR SOLDIERS: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (History Hits Book 1)

    by Callum Evans

    Welcome to the History Hits series!

    Bestselling children’s author Callum Evans is proud to presents TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Introducing “History Hits: The Fun Bits Of History You Don’t Know About BRITISH EMPIRE AND FIRST WORLD WAR SOLDIERS”.

    DOUBLE the fun, and DOUBLE the learning!

    This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about “BRITISH EMPIRE AND FIRST WORLD WAR SOLDIERS”

    Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.

    Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

    Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written fact.

    This book covers a range of exciting topics including:

    • What Was The First British Empire?
    • Did Britain Have An Empire Before 1497?
    • When Did The British Start To Build Their Empire?
    • Who Was Walter Raleigh?
    • What Was The Lost Colony?
    • then

    • What Was World War 1?
    • What Was Conscription?
    • How Did Soldiers Train For World War 1?
    • What Equipment Did A Soldier Carry?
    • What Was Daily Life Like For The Soldiers?
    • PLUS – SO MUCH MORE!!

      We loved compiling this book and even learned a few things along the way and hopefully you will too.

      Get this book at this SPECIAL PRICE exclusive to the Amazon Store.

      *** Your child will love it – this is guaranteed.***



    Weeping Kings and Wild Boars: Moments of Magic and Sorrow in Forty Years Trying to Save the World

    by Jerry Eckert

    Somehow they trusted me. Kings, Prime Ministers, dedicated civil servants and a few of the world’s poorest folk shared their aspirations and agonies, and together we worked for change. Weeping Kings and Wild Boars, a collection of memoir essays, tells their stories and mine drawn from my career as an overseas agricultural economist. A reigning monarch sat on a darkened veranda with me, shedding tears of frustration. In a single sentence, a teenage village girl taught this “foreign expert” the true meaning of poverty and human worth. Before her assassination, one of Lesotho’s royal family members and I worked quietly to help desegregate South Africa thus linking that nation and hers. My life’s kaleidoscope has been graced with remarkable people, powerful moments of change, unspeakable loss, and glimpses into age-old cultures.



    A Smart Kids Guide To STONE AGE: A World Of Learning At Your Fingertips

    by Liam Saxon

    Welcome to the Smart Kids Guide Series!

    Bestselling children’s author Liam Saxon presents “A Smart Kids Guide To STONE AGE”. This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about a range of subjects

    Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.

    Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

    Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written fact.

    This book covers a range of exciting topics including:

  • WHY IS IT CALLED THE STONE AGE?
  • “ARCHEOLOGICAL”? WHAT’S THAT?
  • HOW LONG DID THE STONE AGE LAST?
  • WERE THERE DINOSAURS DURING THE STONE AGE?
  • IF THERE WEREN’T DINOSAURS, WHAT KIND OF ANIMALS WERE THERE?
  • ..and MUCH more!

    We loved making this book and even learned a few things along the way and hopefully you will too.

    Get this book at this SPECIAL PRICE exclusive to the Amazon Store.

    Your child will love it – this is guaranteed.

    PLEASE leave an honest review after reading this book! It REALLY helps us to understand what you would like to see and read about! Thank you.



    The Fun Bits Of History You Don’t Know About BRITISH EMPIRE AND FIRST WORLD WAR WEAPONS: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (History Hits Book 1)

    by Callum Evans

    Welcome to the History Hits series!

    Bestselling children’s author Callum Evans is proud to presents TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Introducing “History Hits: The Fun Bits Of History You Don’t Know About “BRITISH EMPIRE AND FIRST WORLD WAR WEAPONS”.

    DOUBLE the fun, and DOUBLE the learning!

    This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about “BRITISH EMPIRE AND FIRST WORLD WAR WEAPONS”

    Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.

    Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

    Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written fact.

    This book covers a range of exciting topics including:

    • What Was The First British Empire?
    • Did Britain Have An Empire Before 1497?
    • When Did The British Start To Build Their Empire?
    • Who Was Walter Raleigh?
    • What Was The Lost Colony?
    • then

    • What Was World War I?
    • What Weapons Were Used In World War I?
    • What Rifles Were Used In World War I?
    • What Was A Bayonet Used For?
    • Who Used Pistols In World War I?
    • PLUS – SO MUCH MORE!!

      We loved compiling this book and even learned a few things along the way and hopefully you will too.

      Get this book at this SPECIAL PRICE exclusive to the Amazon Store.

      *** Your child will love it – this is guaranteed.***



    Great Battles for Boys: Gettysburg

    by Joe Giorello

    The Battle of Gettysburg is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War.

    After a huge victory over Union forces at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee marched his army into Pennsylvania. The two sides clashed at the town of Gettysburg on July 1, followed by even heavier fighting the next day. On July 3, Lee ordered the famous (and disastrous) attack known as “Pickett’s Charge.” Read about this famous fight that changed the United States forever.

    From the bestselling history series, “Great Battles for Boys: Bunker Hill to WWI,” taking kids–and adults–to the front lines of the world’s most significant fights. History will never look the same again.



    Family Genealogy Queries: ASHLEY ASHFORD ASHMORE (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 ASHLEY (7 queries total), ASHFORD (5 queries), ASHMORE (4 queries), ASHWORTH, ASH, ASHCRAFT, or ASHBURN (ASHBERN) (3 queries each), ASHER (2 queries), and ASHTON, ASHLIN, ASHONE, or ASHBROOK (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 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 years!

    Note: If you aren’t sure if the information in this book will be useful to your particular family research, why not borrow and read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription?

    Other surnames occurring incidentally in the queries reproduced in this volume include ADAMS, ALLEN, BAKER, BANISTER, BARBER, BARNES, BAUGH, BERRY, BIRD, BISHOP, BIVENS, BLADES, BLANKENSHIP, BOGAN, BOONE, BRANDON, BRONSON, BROWN, BUCHANAN, BURTON, BYRD, CANTRILL, CARNAHAN, CASEY, CASTLEBERRY, CHAPMAN, CHESTER, CHRISTIE, CHRISTY, CLAPP, CLARK, CLAY, COLDWELL, CONERLY, CONNALLY, CORNSHAW, COUEY, COX, CROCKER, CURRY, DAILEY, DANCY, DAVIS, DENSON, DIAL, DRYTON, EDWARDS, ELLIS, EVINS, FARR, FAUCETTE, GARRETT, GASSAWAY, GEE, GENTRY, GIBBS, GILL, GODFREY, GRAHAM, GRAY, GREEN, GREENWELL, GREGORY, GRIST, GRIZZLE, GUY, HANKINS, HARLAN, HARMON, HARRIS, HAYES, HELMS, HENDERSON, HOLLIMAN, HOLMES, HORTON, HOWARD, HUGHES, HUNTSMAN, HUTCHESON, ISBEL, ISBELL, JAMES, JOHNSON, JOLLY, JONES, KELLEY, KING, KNIGHT, LAMBERSON, LAND, LANDERS, LAWRENCE, LEE, LEMMON, LOCKART, LOCKEHART, LOCKETT, LOCKHART, LOVELESS, MABRY, MACHEN, MADDEN, MAGEE, MAGNESS, MARTIN, MASSEY, McCAY, McCULLOCK, McDOWELL, MICKLEJOHN, MIDDLETON, MILES, MILLER, MOBLEY, MONTGOMERY, MOON, MOORE, MOSER, MUSTAIN, NANCE, NANCY, NEELEY, PATTERSON, PATTON, PAXTON, PERSON, PLYLER, POLK, POOR, POORE, POWELL, PYRON, REDMAN, RITCH, ROBY, ROWLAND, SAILER, SANDERS, SCOTT, SCRIPTURE, SHAW, SHELTON, SHUFORD, SIMPSON, SNYDER, SPENCER, STACY, STANLEY, STARK, STEPHENS, STERSHLEY, STEVENSON, STONE, TALLY, TAYLOR, TERRY, TODD, TOSH, TURNEY, TYLER, VARNER, VASQUEZ, WALKER, WALLACE, WASHBURN, WATKINS, WATT, WEST, WESTON, WHEELER, WHIDDEN, WHITE, WILKINS, WILLIAMS, WOOD, WRIGHT, and YOUNG.



    British Boats & Ships: Photos to enjoy (a children’s picture book)

    by Fran West

    In this picture book there are 20 colorful photos of different types of boats and ships in Britain.

    To see samples of the photos (with words on them) view the video on Fran’s author page (click on “Fran West” below the title of this kindle book).

    There are photos taken on lakes, rivers and the ocean in England, Scotland and Wales in the United Kingdom.

    Photos depicted:

    fishing charter, survey boat, pilot boat, tug boat, trawler, tour boats, cargo ship, ferry, launch, lifeboat, pedal boats, naval boat, patrol boat, barge, amphibious boat, punts, motor boats, catamaran, sailing barge and salvage ship.

    The first sequence is for looking and enjoying.

    The second sequence is for looking and learning.

    This time the photos have a word (or words) on them and can be used like flash cards.

    Children will enjoy not only looking at the beautiful colored photos but the large text of the word(s) on the photos makes it very easy for learning new words.

    Ideal for children who love Britain, England, Scotland, Wales, travel, transport, the coast, ocean, rivers, lakes and how boats and ships are used in everyday life.



    Book of Terror: 2000 Years of Terrorism

    by Peter Klessa Ramazani

    In times like this, many people may ask, “When did terrorism have his beginnings?” I made a lot of research, in order to survey terrorist activities through times. Terrorism had and has many faces. Many rebel or terrorist groups started as opposition to governments, ethnic groups, and religious ideologies. Unfortunately, there is no limit to how cruel resistance can be. This book describes only a few acts of terrorism, compared to the overwhelming amount of terrorist attacks through times. If I had filled this book with all available information concerning terrorist attacks, it would fill several thousand pages.



    Southern White Folk’s Soul Food Cookbook

    by Suzanne Trimble

    I remember my grandma’s kitchen with the fondest of memories. You would find her making pancakes and syrup or grits and eggs for breakfast, fried green tomatoes for dinner (we called lunch “dinner”) and chicken fried steak with gravy or Southern fried catfish for supper (we called dinner “supper”). Add to that buttermilk biscuits, cornbread, collard greens, black-eyed peas and banana pudding and you’re in Southern heaven! That reminds of the Hank Williams, Jr. song, “If Heaven Ain’t a Lot Like Dixie, I Don’t Wanna Go!”

    My grandma’s recipes come from a long line of Florida pioneer women who learned to cook from an early age. My great-grandma kept a box of recipes which my grandma added to. I now have that box of recipes! Imagine having handwritten recipes from as far back as the 1800’s! I began thinking one day that it was a shame to keep these incredible Southern recipes all to myself so I decided to write a cookbook! As I was sorting the recipes, I realized that many of my grandma’s and great grandma’s recipes are what’s commonly known as “Soul Food!” This is how Southern White Folks’ Soul Food Cookbook was born! If you’ve been looking for an authentic Southern cookbook steeped in Southern pride and culture, you’ve found it! Enjoy!

    Table of Contents

    Southern White Folks’ Breakfast Recipes:

    Southern White Folks’ Cheese Grits

    Southern White Folks’ Classic Grits

    Southern White Folks’ Eggs & Bacon

    Southern White Folks’ Every Day Buttermilk Biscuits

    Southern White Folks’ Fancy Buttermilk Biscuits

    Southern White Folks’ Maple Syrup

    Southern White Folks’ Pancakes

    Southern White Folks’ Vanilla Syrup

    Southern White Folks’ Waffles

    Southern White Folks’ Main Dish Recipes:

    Southern White Folks’ Black-Eyed Peas and Hog Jowls

    Southern White Folks’ Chicken and Cabbage

    Southern White Folks’ Chicken and Dumplings

    Southern White Folks’ Chicken Fried Steak and Gravy

    Southern White Folks’ Christmas Ham

    Southern White Folks’ Crab Shala

    Southern White Folks’ Fish Fry

    Southern White Folks’ Fried Catfish

    Southern White Folks’ Fried Chicken

    Southern White Folks’ Hammered Pork Chops

    Southern White Folks’ Meatloaf

    Southern White Folks’ Pig’s Feet

    Southern White Folks’ Shrimp and Grits

    Southern White Folks’ Smoked Mullet

    Southern White Folks’ Squirrel Stew

    Southern White Folks’ Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Southern White Folks’ Thanksgiving Turkey and Dressing

    Southern White Folks’ Sides, Salads & Such:

    Southern White Folks’ Baked Beans

    Southern White Folks’ Beef Gravy

    Southern White Folks’ Boiled Peanuts

    Southern White Folks’ Cabbage and Ham

    Southern White Folks’ Candied Yams

    Southern White Folks’ Chicken or Turkey Gravy

    Southern White Folks’ Chitterlings

    Southern White Folks’ Coleslaw

    Southern White Folks’ Collard Greens Grandma’s Recipe

    Southern White Folks’ Collard Greens Great Grandma’s Recipe

    Southern White Folks’ Collard Greens Susie’s Recipe

    Southern White Folks’ Corn on the Cob

    Southern White Folks’ Cracklin’s

    Southern White Folks’ Fried Corn

    Southern White Folks’ Fried Green Tomatoes

    Southern White Folks’ Fried Okra

    Southern White Folks’ Green Beans and New Potatoes

    Southern White Folks’ Green Pea Salad

    Southern White Folks’ Hush Puppies

    Southern White Folks’ Macaroni & Cheese

    Southern White Folks’ Mashed Potato Salad

    Southern White Folks’ Mashed Potatoes

    Southern White Folks’ Mustard Greens

    Southern White Folks’ Okra and Tomatoes

    Southern White Folks’ Pepper Sauce

    Southern White Folks’ Salt Pork Snack

    Southern White Folks’ Sweet Potato Casserole

    Southern White Folks’ Sweet Potato Pie

    Southern White Folks’ Tomato Gravy

    Southern White Folks’ Turnip Greens

    Southern White Folks’ Yellow Squash

    Southern White Folks’ Bread Recipes

    Southern White Folks’ Classic Cornbread

    Southern White Folks’ Every Day Buttermilk Biscuits

    And Many More!



    The Aztec: The Last Great Civilization of Mesoamerica

    by Duncan Ryan

    Among the most famous of the civilizations produced by the New World was the great Aztec Empire, centered at Tenochtitlan. This culture had captured the imaginations of many throughout the centuries because of its grandeur, power, and quite often, its brutality.

    The Aztec: The Last Great Civilization of Mesoamerica is a short introduction to Aztec history and culture, encompassing every period from the origin of the Aztec peoples to their eventual conquest by the Spanish in the early 16th century. It endeavors to present a detailed overview of the arc of this history, yet still remain accessible and easy to understand for the reader who has not specialized in the study of the Aztec or of Mesoamerican history in general.

    The Aztec, moving into the Valley of Mexico late in the pre-Columbian history of Mesoamerica, rapidly grew from little more than a nomadic tribe to a civilization the likes of which had seldom been seen on Earth, rivaling even the greatest cultures of Europe and Asia at the time. With a strong society, a rich cultural tradition and a military that was second to none in the New World, the Aztec became the dominating force in all of Mexico. At the same time, their religion, one which demanded a hefty toll in human sacrifice, became one of the most singular in all of human history, often going so far as to deprive the Aztec society itself of human resources and spur wars intended almost exclusively to acquire new sacrifices.

    Though these are the commonly known elements of Aztec society, there is much that is often ignored because of the more sensational elements of their history. Trade, for example, was a massive facet of Aztec society, which the empire exploited by establishing trade routes that crisscrossed Mesoamerica from the American southwest to the Inca Empire in the Peruvian Andes. Art, science and technology also made up part of this rich cultural tradition among the Aztec.

    In all of Mesoamerican history, there had never been a civilization quite like the Aztec empire. Now, with modern archaeology and antique records, historical researchers the world over have managed to create a comprehensive profile of this remarkable society. The Aztec: The Last Great Civilization of Mesoamerica offers the reader an overview of what has been learned about this great empire, including some recently discovered facts and conclusions that have been drawn from ongoing research throughout a broad scholarly community.



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