Browsing posts tagged: America
The Civil War Quiz Book

If you think you know a lot about the Civil War, challenge yourself with this instructive and intriguing book of questions. Covering every battle of the war, commanders and ordinary soldiers, weapons, and armies, this book will test the knowledge of even the most dedicated history buff. Degrees of difficulty range from elementary to questions […]

A Military Miscellany

For armchair generals, history buffs, and military enthusiasts everywhere, A Military Miscellany is an essential and entertaining collection of fascinating and little-known facts, anecdotes, lists, and stories from America’s rich military legacy. Forgotten heroes, amazing blunders, surprising trivia, and strange-but-true stories overlooked by historians, it’s all here in a book that will enlighten and amaze […]

The Presidential Book of Lists

An entertaining and informative compendium of facts and trivia about the U.S. presidents ranges from George Washington to the results of the 2008 presidential election in a volume organized into more than one hundred different categories.

Revenge of the Pequots

In the mid-1970s, the Mashantucket Pequot tribe had only one member — an elderly woman who pleaded with her grandson to come live on the impoverished reservation and save it from falling into government hands upon her death. In Revenge of the Pequots, journalist Kim Isaac Eisler tells the remarkable story of how Richard „Skip“ […]

The Great American Trivia Book

Bring American history to life with these amazing facts! Forget about mind-numbing historical facts and dive into an entertaining exploration of America’s past! With The Great American Trivia Book, you’ll discover hundreds of unbelievable facts about our great fifty states. From Christopher Columbus’s major voyage mishap to George W. Bush’s $40 million inauguration celebration, this […]

The Boston Quiz Book

The city of Boston is one of America's oldest cities and is the site of many historical events. From its founding by English colonists it was the scene of of many key events of the American Revolution. After the coming of American Independence Boston became one of the most important cities in the United States […]

The United States of Awesome

AMAZING TRUE FACTSFrom the Mayflower landing on Plymouth Rock to Apollo 11’ s touchdown on the moon, America has been nothing but the effing coolest country ever. This book is packed with fun facts, curious trivia and wacky revelations about the land of the free, including:• In the midst of the Civil War, 10,000 Confederate […]

50 Quick Facts About New York

New York is one of the most densely populated Staes in all of America and is home to New York City which is one of the worlds most visited tourist destinations and home to attractions such as the Empire State Building, Times Square and the Statue of Liberty amongst others. Inside this book you will […]

Abe & Fido

Matthew Algeo is the author of Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure, The President Is a Sick Man, Pedestrianism, and Last Team Standing. An award-winning journalist, he has reported from three continents for public radio’s All Things Considered, Marketplace, and Morning Edition. He lives in Washington, DC.

Black Elk Speaks

Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863–1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time. Black Elk’s searing visions of the unity of humanity and Earth, conveyed by John G. Neihardt, […]