Weird America: America's Oddest Historical Moments, 1st Edition

  • M. H. Seeley
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482457547
  • ISBN-13: 9781482457544
  • DDC: 973
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

America can be a weird place, but thankfully much of that weirdness is long in the past. From failed assassinations to the long stretch of time a town in New Jersey thought tomatoes were deadly poison, readers will love taking a trip through some of America's strangest stories of yore. Full-color photographs paired with vivid historical retellings bring these stories to life for modern readers eager to relive some of the past's funniest and oddest tales.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The Lost Colony.
2: The City of Salem Vs. Tomatoes.
3: Ben Franklin's Skeletons.
4: Flour-Sack Fashion.
5: Teddy Roosevelt's Bullet Speech.
6: A(+)merican Flag.
7: Deaf on Martha's Vineyard.
8: American English.
9: The Great Chicago Fire.
10: Salem Witch Trials.
11: Sliced Bread Ban.
Glossary.
For More Information.
Index.