Two Terrible Presidents

Two Terrible Presidents

by Steve Sheinkin Year Published: 2009

History – with the good bits put back!

1856: Northern and Southern settlers attack each other in Kansas.

1858: Congressmen start sneaking guns and knives into the Senate chamber.

1860: President James Buchanan is heard wailing, “I am the last president of the United States!”

Get the feeling something big is about to happen? Welcome to the Civil War: one of the scariest, saddest, and occasionally wackiest stories in American history.