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Kaplan SAT Vocab Velocity, Second Edition; Learn 623 Frequently Tested Words through Music, Movies, TV, Sports, History, and the News

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2003-09-23
  • Publisher: Kaplan
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List Price: $15.00


Complete with short, skill-building exercises and activities, this book--while solidly educational--is filled with fun popculture references that keep teens engaged as they learn.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
How-To Manualp. 3
Gap-Toothed and Proud of Itp. 4
Billie Jean King: One Giant Leapp. 5
Jimmy Hoffa Never Made it Home to Grill His Meatp. 6
Impeaching a President: What Happenedp. 7
Guess Who I Am?p. 8
Woodstock '69: The Originalp. 9
Christina Applegate: Making It in Hollywoodp. 10
Junior Johnson: Stock Car Herop. 11
Carol Burnett: Ear-Tugging Comediennep. 12
Guess Who I Am?p. 13
William Randolph Hearst: Big Man Mediap. 14
Soccer Boogiep. 16
Herbert Hoover Wasn't Such a Bad Guy Reallyp. 18
Guess Who I Am?p. 19
Wisconsin: Got Milk?p. 20
1968: Riots in Chicagop. 21
Tom Hanks: He Used to Wear a Dressp. 22
Jesse Ventura: From Wrassler to Governorp. 23
The Hives: Perfect Punksp. 24
Guess Who I Am?p. 25
Brad Pitt: His Love Lifep. 26
Jackie Chan: Star in Asia, Cult Hero in Americap. 28
Guess Who I Am?p. 30
Lost Generation is Foundp. 31
Guess Who I Am?p. 32
Apollo 11: Eagle's Tricky Landingp. 33
Friends: No One Told You Life Would Be This Wayp. 34
The Guggenheim Museump. 36
The Great Communicatorp. 38
Buckaroo Bonzai: A Cowboy's Gotta Livep. 39
Watergate: More Than Just a Presidential Scandalp. 40
Guess Who I Am?p. 41
Hot Dog Junglep. 42
Andy Warhol: Soup Cans ... and So Much Morep. 44
Reverend Jesse Jackson: A Life of Servicep. 46
Mae West Was the Bestp. 47
Lockdown USA: Prison Overcrowdingp. 48
Guess Who I Am?p. 49
The Pentagon Papersp. 50
Siegfried and Roy Toy with Death By Tigerp. 51
Niagara Falls in a Barrel? You've Gotta Be Kiddingp. 52
Before Michael Jackson Was Weird, He Was Youngp. 53
Pac-Man: More Popular Than Flared Trousersp. 54
Senator Barry Goldwater: Conservative Republican Legendp. 55
Invention of Televisionp. 56
Reality Television Rulesp. 57
Saving American Farms: Farm Aid Does Its Partp. 58
Babe Ruth: Tough Beginningsp. 59
Testing Your Simpsons IQp. 60
Guess Who I Am?p. 62
The Legend of Bigfootp. 63
Hunter S. Thompson: Gonzo Journalistp. 64
Sonny and Cher: The Golden Yearsp. 65
The Gulf Warp. 66
The 1950s: Conformity is Goodp. 67
The 1960s: Lots of Newfangled Changesp. 68
The 1970s: The Scary and Addled Decadep. 69
The 1980s: The Greed Decadep. 70
The 1990s: The Boom Decadep. 71
Ben Franklin: Kind and Gentle Inventorp. 72
Guess Who I Am?p. 73
Answer Keyp. 74
Glossary of SAT Wordsp. 79
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