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Two Miserable Presidents free pdf May 22, 1856: A MEMBER OF CONGRESS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA WALKS INTO THE SENATE CHAMBER, LOOKING FOR TROUBLE.That Congressman, Preston Brooks, was ready to attack Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts over remarks Sumner made slamming senators who supported slavery in Kansas. Brooks lifted his cane to beat Sumner, and here the action in the book stops, so that Steve Sheinkin can explain just where this confrontation started. In the process, he unravels the complicated string of events the small things, the personal ones, the big issues that led to The Civil War. It is a time and a war that threatened America's very existence, revealed in the surprising true stories of the soldiers and statesmen who battled it out. "Two Miserable Presidents" is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year."

About Steve Sheinkin

Steve Sheinkin is the award-winning author of several fascinating books on American history, including "The Notorious Benedict Arnold," which won the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for nonfiction, and received three starred reviews- and "Bomb, " a National Book Award finalist and recipient of five starred reviews. He lives in Saratoga Springs, NY.

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Author : Steve Sheinkin
Publisher : Square Fish
Data Published : 22 September 2015
ISBN : 1250075785
EAN : 9781250075789
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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  • Two Miserable Presidents free pdfTwo Miserable Presidents

    . May 22, 1856: A MEMBER OF CONGRESS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA WALKS INTO THE SENATE CHAMBER, LOOKING FOR TROUBLE.That Congressman, Preston Brooks, was ready to attack Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusett