The Great American History Quiz?: The Presidents
THINK YOU KNOW YOUR AMERICANA? WITH THIS BOOK, YOU WILL!
The Great American History Quiz is the popular show on The History Channel that's also a great, entertaining way to learn about our country's history. Filled with celebrities, it tests viewers on facts from the basic to the arcane -- and sometimes both at once! Now, based on this national treasure of a quiz show, comes a book that's just as fun, challenging, and quirky. Featuring questions from the program (and new brainteasers as well), THE GREAT AMERICAN HISTORY QUIZ will have you burning those gray cells and wishing learning had been this much fun in school!
TRY THESE CONUNDRUMS ON FOR SIZE:
1. The U.S. declared its independence on July 4, 1776. True or False?
2. During WWI, Harry Houdini taught American soldiers which of the following tricks? How to (a) catch a bullet in their teeth, (b) survive underwater, or (c) escape from handcuffs.
3. Who was the first sitting (or rather traveling) president to voyage outside the continental U.S.?
The answers may not be what you think. Guess away!
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