4 edition of Some unknown facts of American history found in the catalog.
Some unknown facts of American history
Julian G. Hearne
|Statement||Julian G. Hearne, Jr.|
|LC Classifications||F241 .H49 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 213 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||213|
|LC Control Number||87090754|
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The USA is not a sovereign nation, but rather each American state is a sovereign nation unto itself, which is easily proven from a simple, non-prejudiced reading of American history. From the Declaration of Independence: >"We, therefore, the Repre. The current flag was designed by a year-old.
Our current star flag was designed as part of a high school project by year old Robert Heff. It wasand there were only 48 states at the Author: Tamara Gane. Interesting facts about American history Ian Harvey You probably know all of the big, important events in American History: The War of Independence, the Louisianna Purchase, the Civil War, the actions of the Civil Rights movement, the.
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What follows is a list of some of those “lesser known” moments and facts in Black history. it is now recognized as one of the greatest speeches in American history. Black History Month honors the contributions of African Americans to U.S.
history. Learn about famous firsts in African American history and other little-known facts. In celebration of Book Lovers Day (August 9th), we’ve compiled a list of 36 interesting facts about books. You can’t have a list of interesting facts about books without including some of these gems.
The earliest known work of literature is an epic poem titled the Epic of Gilgamesh, from Ancient Mesopotamia. History classes reduce America's story into a dry litany of dates, names, and places.
That's Not in My American History Book tackles the messy details, reclaims disregarded heroes, and sets the record straight. This book explains why July 4th isn't really Independence Day, reveals 19th century mudslinging that labels Andrew Jackson a "murderer," and even unveils the only vice Cited by: 2.
If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history. Spades - King David. Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne.
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George Washington was the first President of the liberty-loving nation, and The Declaration of Independence was signed in Both of these comprise rather well-known events throughout the course of American history. But there’s a wealth of hidden history nuggets that you might not know about.
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More than 75 percent of whole population considered they are Christians. American Culture Facts. Facts about American Culture 5: the clothing style. The clothing style for the American people is determined based on the climate and region. Most of them like to wear the casual clothes.
But. The tallest man in history was 8’11” tall. Giants aren’t just creatures from mythology. American man Robert Wadlow is the tallest known human ever to live and was nearly 9 feet tall.
He died in at the age of 22, due to complications from the enlarged pituitary gland that gave him his height. New research suggests that 15–20 million people were murdered or imprisoned by the Nazis during the Holocaust, much more than previously believed.
Joseph Stalin, the. These interesting facts about history were never taught to you by your teachers — and they probably never even knew. While any student of history has learned about the likes of Abraham Lincoln and World War II, how many of us know that Lincoln was a champion wrestler or that Franklin Roosevelt okayed a plan to bomb the Imperial Japanese Army with bombs attached Author: All That's Interesting.
There are federally recognized Native American tribes, in addition to an unknown number of tribes that are not federally recognized.  The projected U.S. population of American Indians and Alaska Natives for July 1,is estimated to be million, which will make up about % of the U.S population.
. Seven Obscure Facts You Didn’t Know About the Civil War Amid the vast literature of the Civil War, it’s easy to lose sight of some of the stranger facts, coincidences and quirks of characterAuthor: Karen Abbott.
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The Choctaw had their own Trail of Tears as did the Chickasaw, Seminole, and Creek. The forced [ ]Author: Larry Holzwarth.Many historic events that are common knowledge at the time they occurred might be forgotten by some citizens of the twenty-first century—except history geeks like us and the occasional Jeopardy contestant.
Here are ten lesser known incidents which happened in pre-twentieth century American history that you probably weren’t taught in school.