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 thrilling journey into America's past reveals the details and stories behind the people and events that completely changed this country.
Covering everything from the birth of our nation to recent history, The Great American Trivia Book offers a fascinating look into the country you thought you knew.
U.S. History DeMYSTiFieD gives you the opportunity to learn this subject at your own pace. Master topics such as important dates; prominent presidential acts and decisions; America's role during both world wars; as well as fun and interesting facts. The book helps you truly comprehend this challenging subject a without overwhelming you with complexities or mystifying jargon.
U.S. History DeMYSTiFieD features:Chapter-opening objectives that give you insight into what you’re going to learn in each step Questions at the end of every chapter reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses “Still Struggling?” icon offers specific recommendations for when you're having difficulty with certain subtopics Includes a final exam for overall self-assessment “Curriculum Tree” shows how the topic covered in the book fits into a larger curriculum
The book ranges from the African origins of African American communities to coverage of slave communities, female slaves, slave–slave holder relations, and freed persons. Additional chapters look at African Americans in the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow eras. An alphabetically organized "mini-encyclopedia," plus additional information sources round out this eye-opening work of social history.