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Uschan, Michael V. 1948-

Overview
Works: 105 works in 208 publications in 2 languages and 19,968 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Personal narrativesā€”vAmerican  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E806, 973.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael V Uschan
The 1940s by Michael V Uschan( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the political, economic, and cultural life of one of the pivotal decades of the twentieth century, a period of transition and crisis for the nation and for its citizens
The 1910s by Michael V Uschan( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aspects of the political, economic, and cultural life of the United States between 1910 and 1919 including the Progressive Movement, World War I, and the silent film
The bombing of Pearl Harbor by Elizabeth Hudson-Goff( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day that Japan attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor changed life for Americans. This book tells the story of that terrible day and explains the events in Europe and the Pacific that led up to the bombing. It looks at American attitudes before World War II and explains how the role of the United States in the world changed after the war ended
The California Gold Rush by Sabrina Crewe( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how the discovery of gold led to the settling of California, describing mining life and the settling of the rest of the United States. The United States has been shaped by the people and events of if it?s past. This series vividly describes events that determined the course of U.S. history and introduces young readers to the people who influenced these events. The easy-to-read text, historic photographs, suggested activities, and clear, simple maps help bring to life the causes of these events, their effects on people at the time, and their significance today. This book tells the story of life in the mining camps and the new cities that sprang up. It also explains how Americans from the eastern United States spread across the entire continent, settling the land and claiming it as their own
The Korean War by Michael V Uschan( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of a war without a winner, the beginning of the Cold War, the Cold War turning hot in Korea, North Korea surprising the world, victory at Inchon, China entering the war, the Korean War dividing America, waging peace to win a war, and the aftermath
Tiger Woods by Michael V Uschan( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and career of Tiger Woods, including his childhood, early fame, success as the greatest amateur golfer ever, and achievements as a professional player
Lexington and Concord by Sabrina Crewe( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the events leading to the Battle of Lexington and Concord and explains how Americans from thirteen separate colonies came together to fight the British
Westward expansion by Michael V Uschan( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of American westward expansion, including the exploration of the frontier to the Pacific Ocean, the establishment of the Lone Star State and the Mormon kingdom of Deseret, Manifest Destiny, the California gold rush, the population of the plains, and the legacy of the American frontier
Golf by Michael V Uschan( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins and evolution of the game of golf including memorable events, key personalities, and the game's history
The Battle of the Little Bighorn by Michael V Uschan( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the causes, events, and aftermath of the fateful encounter at the Little Bighorn River on June 25, 1876, between the Seventh Cavalry troops commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Custer and the Cheyenne and Lakota Sioux led by Chiefs Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse
The transcontinental railroad by Michael V Uschan( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of railroads in the United States, focusing on the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. The construction of the Transcontinental Railroad was an extraordinary feat of engineering for its time. This book tells the story of the railroad and shows how the technical challenges and huge scale of the task were overcome by the hard labor of thousands of workers. It looks at the background to the project: an expanding nation hungry for land and the powerful partnership of business and government that formed in response. The book also explains the impact of the railroad, showing how the entire continent opened up to white settlement, how the economy grew, and how the Native peoples of America were finally defeated in their efforts to retain their lands and ways of life
The Tuskegee experiments : forty years of medical racism by Michael V Uschan( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tuskegee Study is one of the most infamous medical studies ever conducted. From 1932 to 1972, the federal government studied the long-term effects of syphilis on 399 men. The study has been condemned because the black men were never treated for the disease and were never told the true nature of their illness.--Publisher description
Alcohol by Michael V Uschan( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, effects, health and social aspects, and legal ramifications of alcohol, as well as treatments for alcoholism
John F. Kennedy by Michael V Uschan( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the thirty-fifth president of the United States who served from 1961 until his assassination in 1963
The Battle of Little Bighorn by MaryLee Knowlton( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn, in which Sioux Indians defeated General Custer's forces, as well as the events leading up to the confontation and its impact afterwards
Life of an American soldier in Iraq by Michael V Uschan( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives of American soldiers at the onset of war with Iraq, their feelings, living conditions, safety concerns, and more
Male Olympic champions by Michael V Uschan( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the spirit and evolution of the Olympic games precedes accounts of seven Olympic champions: Jim Thorpe, Paavo Nurmi, Jesse Owens, Jean-Claude Killy, Mark Spitz, Vasily Alexeyev, and Eric Heiden
North Carolina by Michael V Uschan( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of North Carolina, its history, its people, and the role it played in the American Revolution
America's founders by Michael V Uschan( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the influence of five well-known men--George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and John Adams--on the early history of the United States
Che Guevara, revolutionary by Michael V Uschan( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the Latin American revolutionary and guerilla fighter, Ernesto Guevara in Cuba and Bolivia
 
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The 1910sThe bombing of Pearl HarborThe California Gold RushThe Korean WarTiger WoodsLexington and ConcordWestward expansionGolf