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Little Known Facts of American History - You may know about the major events during America s history, but the little known happenings are equally fascinating and possibly just as important.
The first part of this production looks at important little known events such as: 'When time zones and road maps first help organize American s lives'. 'The origins of the Ferris wheel, tissue paper and the potato chip'. 'The founding of the YMCA ' The first stagecoach drivers, phone operators and even Baseball umpires and many more!
Little Known Facts also looks at the uncommon tales of America’s lesser-known explorers and pioneers. Jedidiah Smith, Adolphus Greely, John Colter, John Muir, Hiram Bingham, Henry Dreyfuss, Nikolai Tesla and many others may not have famous names, but they paved paths of innovation in exploration and science which has left a substantial impact on the growth and success of America.
These stories are timeless and will be enjoyed by all ages. The 'Just the Facts' Learning Series brings facts and information straight to your TV in an appealing way that makes learning compelling and fun to watch!