That's Not in My American History Book: A Compilation of Little-Known Events and Forgotten Heroes by Thomas Ayres | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
That's Not in My American History Book: A Compilation of Little-Known Events and Forgotten Heroes

That's Not in My American History Book: A Compilation of Little-Known Events and Forgotten Heroes

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by Thomas Ayres
     
 

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History classes reduce America's story into a dry litany of dates, names, and places. That's Not in My American History Book tackles the messy details, reclaims disregarded heroes, and sets the record straight. This book explains why July 4th isn't really Independence Day, reveals 19th century mudslinging that labels Andrew Jackson a "murderer," and even

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History classes reduce America's story into a dry litany of dates, names, and places. That's Not in My American History Book tackles the messy details, reclaims disregarded heroes, and sets the record straight. This book explains why July 4th isn't really Independence Day, reveals 19th century mudslinging that labels Andrew Jackson a "murderer," and even unveils the only vice president with a number-one pop hit. With insight, wit, and irreverence, Ayres uncovers our overlooked past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589795129
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
09/25/2000
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
390,148
File size:
4 MB

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