500 Great Facts to Know About America (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Feb 8, 2011 - History - 100 pages
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A pro-American look at history calls for a celebration of American achievement, discussing how the pilgrims staved off starvation, facts behind the song ""Yankee Doodle Dandy,"" the mystery behind Zachary Taylor's death, and more.

  

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Contents

Chapter OneDiscovery and Exploration
Chapter TwoEducation
Chapter ThreeFamily
Chapter FourFolklore and Custom
Chapter FiveLaw and Politics
Chapter SixLiterature and the Arts
Chapter SevenScience and Invention
Chapter EightSports
Chapter NineWar and Peace
Chapter TenWomen
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Bill Adler is the editor of four New York Times bestselling books, including The Kennedy Wit, and is also the president of Bill Adler Books, Inc., a New York literary agency whose clients have included Mike Wallace, Dan Rather, President George W. Bush, Bob Dole, Larry King, and Nancy Reagan.

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