History comes alive in the fine details, the everyday minutae and the fascinating stories of bravery and daring. This book has stories of American history that escape most historians when they paint with broad brush strokes. The big story is necessary but the beauty, the thrill, the unbelievable adds the spice, the flavor and the texture which allows history to come alive and inspire the reader. In these 32 chapters you will find unbelievable information and entertainment This is a carefully selected, highly researched and refined collection of the best, most obscure and unknown.Be the center of attention at the next dinner party with the ability to regale fellow diners with humorous, exciting and informative stories of America's past. Gain new respect as the dispenser of knowledge of history that will amuse, confound and entertain your friends.