Don't Know Much About American History (Don't Know Much About)
Was Columbus the first European in the Americas?
What sport became more popular after the Civil War?
Were the Little Rock Nine a rock-and-roll band?
As best-selling author Kenneth C. Davis knows, history can be fun, fascinating, and memorable. When his don't know much about history was published in 1990, it was a sensation. The book delivered a fresh take on history...more
I picked it up at a book sale and decided to read it to brush up snce it has been a while since my own American History classes and the big gap between kid #2 and kid #3. I thought it was very well done and though I decided to read only a handful of pages at a time, a quick read. I didn'...more
This was a nice refresher course, though I felt there were areas that were biased or maybe didn't give a full account of situations. I wish I could remember the spots, exactly, which made me feel this way, but I don't.
I wouldn't use th...more
And for all you Wisconsinites, did you know Harry Houdini grew up in Appleton???? See, now you learned something too.
Ken Davis’ success aptly makes the case that Americans don’t hate history, ju...more