America's Hidden History: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women and Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation (Unabridged‪)‬

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Publisher Description

Kenneth C. Davis presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation’s destiny and character. Davis’s dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and bringing to light little-known but fascinating facts from a time when the nation’s fate hung in the balance.

Spanning a period from the Spanish arrival in America to George Washington’s inauguration in 1789, America’s Hidden History explores these episodes, among others:

The story of the first real Pilgrims in America, who were wine-making French Huguenots, not dour English Separatists
* The coming-of-age story of Queen Isabella, who suggested that Columbus pack the moving mess hall of pigs, which may have spread disease to many Native Americans
* The long, bloody relationship between the Puritans and Indians that runs counter to the idyllic scene of the Thanksgiving feast
* The little-known story of George Washington as a headstrong young soldier who committed a war crime, signed a confession, and started a war!

Full of color, intrigue, and human interest, America’s Hidden History proves why Davis is truly America’s teacher.

GENRE
History
NARRATOR
SF
Sam Freed
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
07:37
hr min
RELEASED
2008
April 22
PUBLISHER
Random House Audio
SIZE
392.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Animal Paradise ,

America's Hidden History

This is a very interesting book. Fills in some gaps surrounding history, for sure. This is the kind of stuff we should learn in history classes---the entire history!!! Not just the glory bits the government wants us to learn.

Bournex1021 ,

A must read

A real eye opener for any history buff! Stories that should be taught and aren't.

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