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Author Janes, Joseph, author.

Title Documents that changed the way we live / Joseph Janes.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2017.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  909.09821 JAN    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 273 pages illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Gregorian Calendar, 1582/Gutenberg Indulgence, 1454 -- Exaltation of Inanna, c2300 BCE -- Rosetta Stone, 196 BCE -- Donation of Constantine, c750 -- Liber Abaci (Arabic numerals), 1202 -- Annals of the world, 1650 -- Philosophical transactions, 1665 -- The Riot Act, 1714 -- Declaration of Independence deleted passage, 1776 -- What is the Third Estate?, 1789 -- The Star-Spangled Banner, 1814 -- Webster's Dictionary, 1828 -- The Book of Mormon, 1830 -- First women's college diploma, 1840 -- John Snow's cholera map, 1854 -- Rules of Association Football (soccer), 1863 -- Alaska Purchase check, 1868 -- Robert's Rules of Order, 1876 -- Alfred Nobel's will, 1895 -- First x-ray, 1895 -- Fannie Farmer Cook Book, 1896 -- The protocols of the elders of Zion, c1900 -- IQ test, 1905 -- Zimmerman Telegram, 1917 -- The Nineteenth Amendment, 1920 -- Statistical significance, 1925 -- Stock Market ticker tape, 1929 -- Richter Scale, 1935 -- Einstein's letter to Roosevelt, 1939 -- FDR and Thanksgiving, 1939 -- Letters of transit, 1942 -- We can do it! poster, 1943 -- Joseph McCarthy's list, 1950 -- Mental disorder diagnosis manual, 1952 -- Airplane "black box," 1958 -- Space Needle sketch, 1959 -- Obama birth certificate, 1961 -- Zapruder film, 1963 -- Quotations of Chairman Mao, 1965 -- The 18 1/2 minute gap, 1972 -- Internet Protocol, 1981 -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1982 -- Aids quilt, 1987 -- Nupedia, 2000 -- Palm Beach County butterfly ballot, 2000 -- Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, 2013.
Subject Civilization, Western -- Sources -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Civilization -- Sources -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9781538100332 hardcover alkaline paper
1538100339 hardcover alkaline paper
Standard No. 40027281231
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