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Cover for Makeover Edition of USA

USA is a Horrible Histories Special book about American History. It was first published on the 15th of June 2001 and was republished in a new look on the 4th of October 2010. It takes a look at the history of the USA from the vikings to now.



Original Cover for USA (Originally Titled "The USA")

It's history with the nasty bits left in!

Want to know:

  • Why the pilgrims ate poo?
  • How a tea party started the Revolution?
  • Why cowboys declared war on sheep?

Discover the foul facts that make the history of the USA so horrible - all the gore and more!


  • Introduction - 7
  • Cruel Columbus - 9
  • Savage Settlers - 18
  • Rotten Revolutionaries - 37
  • The Nasty Nineteenth Century - 55
  • The Uncivil war - 79
  • Potty Presidents - 118
  • Legends and Lies - 129
  • The Wicked Wild West - 139
  • The Terrible Twentieth Century - 163
  • Epilogue - 190

Additional InfoEdit

  • ISBN: 9781407111858
  • For ages 8+
  • Paperback
  • 192 Pages
  • Releases: 15th of June 2001 (Original Edition) and 4th of October 2010 (Makeover Edition)
  • Author: Terry Deary
  • Illustrator: Martin Brown
  • Dimensions: 13.6 x 1.1 x 21.6 CM

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