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It Happened in Alabama
     

It Happened in Alabama

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by Jackie Sheckler Finch
 

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From the day Alabama became America's twenty-second state, in 1819, to the Civil War to the Civil Rights era and beyond, Alabama has had a history replete with fascinating twists and turns. It Happened In Alabama goes behind the scenes to tell its story, in short episodes that reveal the intriguing people and events that have shaped the Cotton State.

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From the day Alabama became America's twenty-second state, in 1819, to the Civil War to the Civil Rights era and beyond, Alabama has had a history replete with fascinating twists and turns. It Happened In Alabama goes behind the scenes to tell its story, in short episodes that reveal the intriguing people and events that have shaped the Cotton State.

Read about the lovely two-masted Clotilda, the last known ship to bring slaves from Africa to America-and whose former slaves went on to build Africatown.

Meet the Sylacauga woman who was hit by an 8.5-pound meteorite in her own home, and who got more than fifteen minutes of fame-but didn't get rich.

Relive the day Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat in Montgomery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762761135
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/03/2011
Series:
It Happened In Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,359,542
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

An award-winning journalist, Jackie Sheckler Finch has covered a wide array of topics––from birth to death with all the joy and sorrow in between. She has written for many publications and was named the Mark Twain Travel Writer of the Year by Midwest Travel Writers in 1998, 2001, and 2003. She is also the author of Insiders' Guide to Nashville and Tennessee Off the Baten Path (both Globe Pequot Press). She lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

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It Happened in Alabama 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was okay