What Really Happened? Quiz Deck on Myths of American History
With 48 fact-filled cards per package, Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information—all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards.
By Alan Bisbort
Size: 3.25 x 4 x .75 in.
Think you know much about history? OK, then. Did Melville’s white whale really exist? That terrible winter of ’78, did George Washington’s troops nearly freeze and starve to death at Valley Forge? Davy Crockett—real? legend? a bit of both? The familiar stories we’ve all heard since childhood are part of our cultural heritage to be sure. But are they true? This brain-teasing deck of quiz cards explores 48 choice tidbits of America’s history, from its earliest days to modern times, and winnows fact from fancy, truth from tall tale. So settle down and see if you can find the kernels of truth—if there are any—in these fascinating stories from America’s past.