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  • Stuff Every American Should Know

    Where did Mount Rushmore come from? What’s a bicameral congress? Who was Geronimo, and why do we yell his name when we jump?

    Stuff Every American Should Know answers all these questions and many more: How do you bake the perfect apple pie? Who played the first game of baseball? Is it really illegal to tear a dollar bill in half ? Full of illuminating Q&As and helpful how-tos, this Stuff is the perfect gift for Americans of all ages!

  • Signing Their Rights Away

    With Signing Their Lives Away (Quirk, 2009), Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese introduced readers to the 56 statesmen and scoundrels who signed the Declaration of Independence. Now they've turned their attention to 39 men who met in the summer of 1787 and put their names to the U.S. Constitution.

  • Signing Their Lives Away

    In July 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy the British and sign the most important document in the history of the United States-and yet how many of them do we actually remember?

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