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Contents Introduction 1565 The First City 1570 People of the Longhouse 1590 The Lost Colony 1607 Pocahontas of Virginia 1620 The Wanderers 1626 A Manhattan Real Estate Deal 1655 Keeping Watch, Keeping the Faith 1680 The Knotted Rope 1692 The Devil in Massachusetts 1737 The Fall of Man 1743 The Claims of France 1752 Go Fly a Kite! 1775 The Midnight Ride 1776 Founding Fathers-East 1776 Founding Fathers-West 1778 Forging an Army 1791 Plan for a Capital 1796 The Portrait 1804 Going Bananas 1805 The Great Divide 1812 Uncle Sam 1819 Birdbrain 1820 The Whale's Fury 1821 The Lord's Been Good to Me 1825 The 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 The Flying Cloud 1851 Ain't I a Woman? 1852 What Is That? 1853 An Angry Response from a Touchy Chef 1856 Big Bones 1858 Murder by Moonlight 1861 A Daring Rescue 1863 The Jubilee 1867 End of the Trail 1869 The Golden Spike 1870 He Laid Down his Hammer and He Died 1871 The Great Chicago Fire 1874 The 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 The Gusher 1902 Don't Shoot! 1903 Into the Air 1906 Bringing Down the House 1907 The Woeful Plight of Mary Mallon 1911 The Cucaracha Slide 1912 The Golden Land 1917 Courage Under Fire 1919 The Great Convoy 1919 The Great Molasses Flood 1920 Votes for Women 1923 The Curse of the Bambino 1925 Mush! 1925 Evolution 1927 The Spirit of St. Louis 1929 St. Valentine's Day 1934 The 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 The Electronic Brain 1947 Cookie Cutter Houses 1952 The End of the Summer Terror 1954 Brown v. Board of Education 1955 The Walking City 1956 All Shook Up 1962 Thirteen Days in October 1969 The Eagle Has Landed 1971 Ping Pong Diplomacy 1972 Cold War Chess 1972 An Offer He Couldn't Refuse 1973 The Battle of the Sexes 1973 Break-in at the Watergate 1974 Rumble in the Jungle 1975 The Last Voyage of the Big Fitz 1980 The Fire Mountain 1981 Pac-Man Fever 1982 The Wall 1987 Flight of the Condor 1990 Hubble Trouble 1996 Ancient Wanderer 2000 The Election Story Arcs Bibliography Index
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United States -- History -- Anecdotes.