The Battle of Plattsburgh Question & Answer Book

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The Battle of Plattsburgh Question & Answer Book (2005)
The Battle of Plattsburgh Question & Answer Book (Front) The Battle of Plattsburgh Question & Answer Book (Back)
  • Front Cover
  • Back Cover
  • Author:Lawrence P. Gooley
  • Publication Date:2005
  • Publisher:Bloated Toe Publishing
  • ISBN-10:0977261514
  • ISBN-13:978-0977261512
  • Format:Paperback
  • Dimensions (WxH):6 x 9 in
  • Pages:213

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Description

The Battle of Plattsburgh Question & Answer Book will bring to the reader a wealth of interesting information in a unique and fun style.

For instance, did you know:

  • That Thomas Macdonough once destroyed a famous ship of the United States Navy?
  • That Plattsburgh has an unusual link to Pearl Harbor?
  • That Vermont once minted its own coins?
  • What caused that red glare that Francis Scott Key wrote of in our national anthem?
  • That Thomas Macdonough performed legendary heroic deeds in another war before Plattsburgh?
  • That a famous American forever linked to glory in the War of 1812 was a war protestor?
  • That the rooster story on the Saratoga may have origins related to Thomas Macdonough himself?
  • That President John Quincy Adams promoted Alexander Macomb ahead of two senior ranking generals?

It's all here, and much more. The full story of the Battle of Plattsburgh, plus a variety of interesting and amazing facts related to Plattsburgh and the War of 1812. And it's all presented in a unique question-and-answer format that can be used to play games and test your knowledge among friends and family. It's fun and educational for everyone.

The Battle of Plattsburgh is a very important part of American history. This critical victory defined the northern boundaries of New York State and Vermont as they exist today. It is a spectacular, exciting story, and a classic American tale of victory over seemingly impossible odds.

The conversational style of this book assures that the reader won't lose interest. With numbered questions posed on the left-side pages, and corresponding numbered answers appearing on the right-side pages, the book also lends itself to game play. Read the question on the left, and just glance to the right for the answer. You won't need to search, but you won't see the answers unless you want to. It's great for individuals, families, and groups to have a friendly competition while learning some important historical information.