Stuff Every American Should Know (Stuff You Should Know #10) (Hardcover)

By Denise Kiernan, Joseph D'Agnese

Quirk Books, 9781594745829, 144pp.

Publication Date: June 5, 2012

List Price: 9.95*
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Description

A pocket-sized gift book packed with patriotic facts for ordinary Americans and history buffs alike.
 
This handbook is the perfect patriotic present for any engaged United States citizen. Who played the first game of baseball? What’s a bicameral congress? Where did Mount Rushmore come from? Who is Geronimo and why do we yell his name when we jump? Plus:


•  All about the Declaration of Independence
•  Ten Books Every American Should Read
•  Assassination Attempts on U.S. Presidents
•  The History of the Statue of Liberty
•  How to Bake the Perfect Apple Pie


About the Author

Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese are the authors of Signing Their Lives Away and Signing Their Rights Away. Both are winners of Education Press Association awards. They live in North Carolina.


Praise For Stuff Every American Should Know (Stuff You Should Know #10)

“This slender little volume, compact enough to fit into most hip pockets, is nonetheless packed with a bounty of history, fun facts, essential information and fascinating trivia about what it means to live in the land of the free and the home of the brave.”—American Profile

Stuff Every American Should Know is a very interesting introduction to U.S. history and fills in gaps in one’s knowledge. It entertains. It makes you proud and happy to be an American.”—Bookviews