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the following explains how to create an AWS EC2 instances running ubuntu and nginx on a docker instance

AMI: Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS (HVM), SSD Volume Type - ami-5e8bb23b
Family: General Purpose - t2.nano
Security Group: port 80 for HTTP
SSL Key Pair: locally generated, ssh-keygen -f /Users/michaelemens/Downloads/mean1k -t rsa -b 1024
shell connection: ssh -l ubuntu -i /Users/michaelemens/Downloads/mean1k
installed docker: curl -fsSL -o; sh
installed nginx to docker instance: docker container run --publish 80:80 -detach --name webhost nginx

total creation time: 5 minutes