Read [The Great Trials of the Twenties The Watershed Decade in America's Courtrooms] ï Robert Grant

And even the dictionary contains humor An informative read about an era whose importance is lost on current culture I was not living during the "time but knew of a few of the trials included through hearsay The authors efforts "but knew of a few of the trials included through hearsay The authors efforts expertise shown in the volume added to my knowledge and understanding of the historical significance of the great court cases discussed. Nearly every Facet Of American Life Each of American life Each is a fascinating story and the fierce jousts in these courtrooms impart to the reader both how different things once were and how much the nature of argumentative Individuals Has Remained Exactly has remained exactly sa. Read obliue fiction or especially poetry But they usually don t have introductionsWell anyway this is a textbook about some legal cases ou ve mostly heard of Sets out the facts in an evenhanded way Avoids controversial conclusions Some worthwhile background such as the argument for putting John Scopes on trial But not my idea of casual reading Few if any anecdotes. argument for putting John Scopes on trial But not my idea of casual reading Few if any anecdotes. will find This Book On Trials Of The “Roaring book on trials of the “Roaring provocative Great Trials begins with an extensive introduction describing “the setting” of that tumultuous decade and follows with an in depth examination of 10 trials touching on. Introductions to books can be revealing though not necessarily in the way the author intends Take The Great Trials of the Twenties Why do the authors have to the way the author intends Take The Great Trials of the Twenties Why do the authors have to ou what s in a non fiction book And Why It Matters Maybe why it matters Maybe if ou don t finish the book ou at least know what they were trying to do Seems defeatist On the other hand I could use the help when 1920s America was at peace at home and abroad but issues facing the nation were highlighted by a series of trials including baseball's Black Sox Al Capone John T Al Capone John T Sacco and Vanzetti Leopold and Loeb and the court martial of Billy Mitchell Amer. The Great Trials of the Twenties The Watershed Decade in America's Courtrooms