9780064408363

Don't Know Much About American History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780064408363

  • ISBN10:

    0064408361

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/18/2009
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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Summary

The bestselling debut in Davis's acclaimed and fun Don't Know About series, which delivered a fresh new take on history with humor and great stories, has been revised and rewritten just for kids. Illustrations.

Author Biography

Kenneth C. Davis: A frequent visitor to classrooms and teacher groups, Davis has appeared often on The Today Show, The Early Show, Good Morning America, CNN, National Public Radio, and many other television and radio shows. He is a contributing editor to USA Weekend, which features his Don't Know Much About quizzes on a variety of subjects. Born and educated in Mt. Vernon, New York, he now lives in New York City and Vermont with his wife, Joann, and their two children, Jenny and Colin. Matt Faulkner has illustrated several picture books. He lives with his son in Birmingham, Michiga.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6(2)
Brave New World
8(20)
A Little Rebellion
28(22)
Growth of a Nation
50(17)
The Way West
67(21)
The War of Brothers
88(20)
How the West Was Won . . . and Lost
108(22)
America Builds an Empire
130(19)
Fearing Fear from the Thirties to the Forties
149(21)
Cold Wars, Hot Wars, and Freedom Riders
170(23)
An American Century Ends....Another Begins
193(22)
Appendix 215(5)
Index 220

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