History Mysteries Revealed

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Mysteries Revealed takes readers into a hidden world of knowledge. Find out the truth behind myths, misunderstandings, and many other puzzles from science, nature, and history.

History Mysteries Revealed

The mysterious events of history are revealed:

Why did the people of ...

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Overview

Mysteries Revealed takes readers into a hidden world of knowledge. Find out the truth behind myths, misunderstandings, and many other puzzles from science, nature, and history.

History Mysteries Revealed

The mysterious events of history are revealed:

Why did the people of Easter Island run a deadly race to collect bird's eggs?

Why did the Blue People make pillars of salt?

Who built the Great Serpent Mound in Ohio?

What was so great about Alexander the Great?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780778774297
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Series: Mysteries Revealed
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: IG880L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

How did humans first reach America? 6

Where were the first cities? 8

How did Easter Islanders choose their leaders? 9

Were Neanderthals very different from modern people? 10

How did people find food before farming? 11

Why was the Great Wall of China built? 12

When did the Mongol Hordes rule Asia? 14

How did samurai warriors fight? 15

Where did the Silk Road go? 16

Who were the Boat People? 17

When did the first ship sail around the world? 18

How did feudalism work? 20

What was so great about Alexander the Great? 21

Did Vikings wear horns on their helmets? 22

Where was No Man's Land during World War I? 23

What was found inside the Great Pyramid? 24

How did Spain conquer the Incas? 26

Why did the Blue People make pillars of salt? 27

Who built the Great Serpent Mound? 28

When was the first democracy started? 29

History Facts 30

Find Out More 30

Glossary 31

Index 32

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