The U. S. A. Book of Lists: The Ultimate Compendium of All Things Americanby Stephen J. Spignesi
The U.S.A. Book of Lists is a browsing book, an historical companion, and an argument settler. Here, you'll find hundreds of lists--ranging from foods invented in America to facts about the Salem witch trials. The lists provide details and information in an irresistible format that readers will eagerly embrace and that will keep them turning pages.
In addition to hundreds and hundreds of facts presented in list form, the book also includes a collection of brief American biographies-brief yet complete biographical profiles of 300 notable Americans, ranging from the noble-Rosa Parks-to the notorious-Al Capone-and including military leaders, politicians, explorers, writers, civil rights leaders, composers, Native Americans, inventors, scientists, and more.
You'll find entire sections on all 50 states, plus lists on:
-All the presidents, and on the presidency itself.
-America's western expansion.
-The USA space program.
-The world of America's arts and popular culture.
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