Laws that Changed America Jules Archer, Brianna DuMont
 
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Jules Archer begins with laws that opened up America—public lands and homesteading—and continues with banking, the Bill of Rights, subversion and sedition, foreign policy. Natural resources, labor, business, education and welfare, farming, Prohibition, the New Deal, the draft and G. I. Bills, slavery and civil rights. Archer chronicles the history of laws in America.

Each chapter opens with a dramatic incident, and then develops the laws relating to it. Brisk up-to-date, authoritative, informative—this volume will be valuable a supplementary reading in the classroom, as well as a welcome addition to libraries across the country. Readers of all ages will find this an exciting approach to what is usually considered difficult material.
TitleLaws that Changed America
AuthorJules Archer, Brianna DuMont
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSky Pony Press
Published27 June 2017
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781634501767
Dimensions5.50 x 8.25in.

About the author

Jules Archer was one of the most respected names in nonfiction for young people. During his lifetime he published over seventy books, which have been translated into twelve languages throughout the world.

Brianna Dumont is author of the Changed History series, which makes history come alive by exposing its murky underbelly. The first book in the series, Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes and Frauds Who Changed History, includes gems about “I-must-not-tell-a-lie” George Washington and school-less Shakespeare. Starting in June 2017, her National Geographic spin-off series Weird But True: Extra Credit will debut with U.S. Presidents. When she’s not writing quirky books, Brianna travels the world in search of great museums and historical sites. When she’s at home, she is a full-time writer and researcher who is quickly becoming best friends with her local librarian. She and her family live in Chicago, Illinois.

ISBNs: 9781634501767 978-1-63450-176-7 Title: laws that changed america category:JNF ISBNs: 9781510707092 978-1-5107-0709-2 Title: laws that changed america category:JNF 
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