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Great Trials of the 20th Century - Set of 7

Great Trials of the 20th Century - Set of 7
    Code: TRIAL101
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    ISBN: 9780823939695
    Format: Reinforced Hardcover
    Publisher: Rosen
    Series: Great Trials of the 20th Century
    Ages: 11 to 14
    Size: 8 X 10½
    Total Pages: 64
    For Grades: 5 to 8
    Accelerated Reader: Yes
    List Price: $230.65
    Publisher's School and Library Price: $172.90
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    Using primary source images, documents, and excerpts from the trials, these books provide information on the investigation of the defendants, the trial, and the verdict.

    Inside- The Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial

    Each book includes:

    • Glossary
    • Index
    • Further Information

    Titles include:

    The Chicago Black Sox Trial

    Looks at the 1920 trial of eight Chicago White Sox baseball players accused of conspiracy when they allegedly took bribes form gangsters to lose the 1919 World Series.

    The Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial

    Takes a closer look at the kidnapping and death of the infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh and the controversial trial and conviction of German immigrant Bruno Hauptmann for the crime.

    The Mississippi Burning Trial

    Takes a look at the events of the "freedom summer" of 1964, the disappearance and murder of civil rights workers James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, and the federal civil rights case against several local whites.

    The Trial of John T. Scopes

    John Scopes, a Tennessee schoolteacher who agreed in 1925 to be arrested for the crime of teaching evolution in order to provide a case to test the state laws forbidding such lessons.

    The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

    The trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg cannot be considered without looking at the time during which it occurred. It was the 1950s and the Cold War was raging. This book focuses on the background of the Cold War and the political beliefs of the Rosenbergs, showing how each impacted the trial and the verdict.

    The Trial of Leopold and Loeb

    Looks at the trial of teenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. and Richard Loeb, who abducted and murdered a teenage boy, discussing the investigation, the trial, and the sentence.

    The Trial of Sacco and Vanzetti

    Takes a look at the case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants who were convicted of murder after a controversial trial.