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The American story : 100 true tales from American history, by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Roger Roth

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The American story : 100 true tales from American history
Title
The American story
Title remainder
100 true tales from American history
Statement of responsibility
by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Roger Roth
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One hundred brief stories about real people and occurrences in American history, arranged in chronological order by year from 1565 to 2000
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E178.6
LC item number
.A76 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The American story : 100 true tales from American history, by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Roger Roth
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-354) and index
Contents
1565-First city -- 1570-People of the longhouse -- 1590-Lost colony -- 1607-Pocahontas of Virginia -- 1620-Wanderers -- 1626-Manhattan real estate deal -- 1655-Keeping watch, keeping the faith -- 1680-Knotted rope -- 1692-Devil in Massachusetts -- 1737-Fall of man -- 1743-Claims of France -- 1752-Go fly a kite! -- 1775-Midnight ride -- 1776-Founding Fathers-East -- 1776-Founding Fathers-West -- 1778-Forging an army -- 1791-Plan for a capital -- 1796-Portrait -- 1804-Going bananas -- 1805-Great Divide -- 1812-Uncle Sam -- 1819-Birdbrain -- -1820-Whale's fury -- -1821-Lord's been good to me -- -1825-Marriage of the waters -- 1835-Astonishing discoveries on the moon -- 1846-I'm not leaving this jail -- 1847-Fatal snow -- 1848-Sutter's Mill -- 1849-This side up -- 1851-Flying cloud -- 1851-Ain't I a woman? -- 1852-What is that? -- 1853-Angry response from a touchy chef -- 1856-Big bones -- 1858-Murder by moonlight -- 1861-Daring rescue -- 1863-Jubilee -- 1867-End of the trail -- 1869-Golden spike -- 1870-He laid down his hammer and he died -- 1871-Great Chicago fire -- 1874-Glittering cloud -- 1876-Hard of hearing East -- 1876-Hard of hearing West -- 1881-Shoot out at the OK Corral -- 1884-Hold your horses, here come the elephants! -- 1885-Up from the ashes, into the light -- 1889-Run for the hills! -- 1892-Welcome to America -- 1892-Lizzie Borden -- 1895-New friends -- 1898--Remember the Maine! -- 1898-Edison's conquest of Mars -- 1899-Extra! extra! read all about it! -- 1900-Hatchetation -- 1901-Gusher -- 1902-Don't shoot! -- 1903-into the air -- 1906-Bringing down the house -- 1907-Woeful plight of Mary Mallon -- 1911-Cucaracha slide -- 1912-Golden land -- 1917-Courage under fire -- 1919-Great convoy -- 1919-Great molasses flood -- 1920-Votes for women -- 1923-Curse of the bambino -- 1925-Mush! -- 1925-Evolution -- 1927-Spirit of St. Louis -- 1929-St. Valentine's Day -- 1934-Rainmaker -- 1936-Migrant mother -- 1938-War of the worlds -- 1939-Mrs. Roosevelt's revenge -- 1942-Chain reaction -- 1945-Raising the flag on Iwo Jima -- 1946-Electronic brain -- 1947-Cookie cutter houses -- 1952-End of the summer terror -- 1954-Brown V. board of education -- 1955-Walking city -- 1956-All shook up -- 1962-Yhirteen days in October -- 1969-Dagle has landed -- 1971-Ping pong diplomacy -- 1972-Cold war chess -- 1972-Offer he couldn't refuse -- 1973-Battle of the sexes -- 1973-Break-in at the watergate -- 1974-Rumble in the jungle -- 1975-Last voyage of the big fitz -- 1980-Fire mountain -- 1981-Pac-man fever -- 1982-Wall -- 1987-Flight of the condor -- 1990-Hubble trouble -- 1996-Ancient wanderer -- 2000-Election -- Story arcs -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9780375812569
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2005034822
Other control number
  • 9780375812569
  • 9780375912566
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
ocm62533791
Label
The American story : 100 true tales from American history, by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Roger Roth
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-354) and index
Contents
1565-First city -- 1570-People of the longhouse -- 1590-Lost colony -- 1607-Pocahontas of Virginia -- 1620-Wanderers -- 1626-Manhattan real estate deal -- 1655-Keeping watch, keeping the faith -- 1680-Knotted rope -- 1692-Devil in Massachusetts -- 1737-Fall of man -- 1743-Claims of France -- 1752-Go fly a kite! -- 1775-Midnight ride -- 1776-Founding Fathers-East -- 1776-Founding Fathers-West -- 1778-Forging an army -- 1791-Plan for a capital -- 1796-Portrait -- 1804-Going bananas -- 1805-Great Divide -- 1812-Uncle Sam -- 1819-Birdbrain -- -1820-Whale's fury -- -1821-Lord's been good to me -- -1825-Marriage of the waters -- 1835-Astonishing discoveries on the moon -- 1846-I'm not leaving this jail -- 1847-Fatal snow -- 1848-Sutter's Mill -- 1849-This side up -- 1851-Flying cloud -- 1851-Ain't I a woman? -- 1852-What is that? -- 1853-Angry response from a touchy chef -- 1856-Big bones -- 1858-Murder by moonlight -- 1861-Daring rescue -- 1863-Jubilee -- 1867-End of the trail -- 1869-Golden spike -- 1870-He laid down his hammer and he died -- 1871-Great Chicago fire -- 1874-Glittering cloud -- 1876-Hard of hearing East -- 1876-Hard of hearing West -- 1881-Shoot out at the OK Corral -- 1884-Hold your horses, here come the elephants! -- 1885-Up from the ashes, into the light -- 1889-Run for the hills! -- 1892-Welcome to America -- 1892-Lizzie Borden -- 1895-New friends -- 1898--Remember the Maine! -- 1898-Edison's conquest of Mars -- 1899-Extra! extra! read all about it! -- 1900-Hatchetation -- 1901-Gusher -- 1902-Don't shoot! -- 1903-into the air -- 1906-Bringing down the house -- 1907-Woeful plight of Mary Mallon -- 1911-Cucaracha slide -- 1912-Golden land -- 1917-Courage under fire -- 1919-Great convoy -- 1919-Great molasses flood -- 1920-Votes for women -- 1923-Curse of the bambino -- 1925-Mush! -- 1925-Evolution -- 1927-Spirit of St. Louis -- 1929-St. Valentine's Day -- 1934-Rainmaker -- 1936-Migrant mother -- 1938-War of the worlds -- 1939-Mrs. Roosevelt's revenge -- 1942-Chain reaction -- 1945-Raising the flag on Iwo Jima -- 1946-Electronic brain -- 1947-Cookie cutter houses -- 1952-End of the summer terror -- 1954-Brown V. board of education -- 1955-Walking city -- 1956-All shook up -- 1962-Yhirteen days in October -- 1969-Dagle has landed -- 1971-Ping pong diplomacy -- 1972-Cold war chess -- 1972-Offer he couldn't refuse -- 1973-Battle of the sexes -- 1973-Break-in at the watergate -- 1974-Rumble in the jungle -- 1975-Last voyage of the big fitz -- 1980-Fire mountain -- 1981-Pac-man fever -- 1982-Wall -- 1987-Flight of the condor -- 1990-Hubble trouble -- 1996-Ancient wanderer -- 2000-Election -- Story arcs -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9780375812569
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2005034822
Other control number
  • 9780375812569
  • 9780375912566
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
ocm62533791

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