Publication Date: January 27, 2016
Binding: Kobo eBook
From the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 to the Sandy Hook school massacre of 2012, this two-volume encyclopedia surveys tragic events—natural and man-made, famous and forgotten—that helped shape American history.
• Covers a wide range of topics, from the infamous to the obscure
• Places each event in context, giving it deeper meaning and showing its impact
• Includes primary source material from U.S. Supreme Court cases, presidential speeches, eyewitness accounts, state and federal legislation, and federal government investigations
• Brings the events it covers to life through photos and illustrations