It Happened in the Old South: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

It Happened in the Old South: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

by James Crutchfield
     
 

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This book tells thirty stories of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama,Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky—from early European exploration to the end of the Civil War. Readers will be introduced to well-known characters, little-known heroes, and events that changed history—from “How ‘Old Glory’

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Overview

This book tells thirty stories of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama,Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky—from early European exploration to the end of the Civil War. Readers will be introduced to well-known characters, little-known heroes, and events that changed history—from “How ‘Old Glory’ Got Its Name” in Tennessee and “The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone” in Kentucky to “The Invention of the Cotton Gin” in Georgia and “The Capture of Aaron Burr” in Mississippi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762748211
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/14/2009
Series:
It Happened In Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Crutchfield is a popular historian and the author of numerous books, including It Happened in Montana, It Happened in Washington, and other It Happened In books.

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