Stuff Every American Should Know (Hardcover)

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This pocket-sized companion is filled with stuff every American should know.
Who played the first game of baseball? What's a bicameral congress? Where did Mount Rushmore come from? Who is Geronimo and who do we yell his name when we jump?
"Stuff Every American Should Know" answers these questions plus great information on the Declaration of Independence, fireworks, the first Thanksgiving, The Star-Spangled Banner, assassination attempts on U.S. presidents, buffalo nickels, the Statue of Liberty, how to bake the perfect apple pie, and much, much more.

About the Author


Denise Kiernan is the author of Signing Their Lives Away and Signing their Rights Away. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice, Discover, Ms., and other national publications.

Joseph D Agnese is a writer and journalist who lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Though he writes about the Middle Ages, he considers himself a Renaissance man. He is the author of "Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci".
Product Details
ISBN: 9781594745829
ISBN-10: 159474582X
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: June 5th, 2012
Pages: 144
Language: English