By Kent Publishing
This new sequence of nonfiction readers will seize a student's curiosity from the first actual web page! Designed with reluctant readers in brain, those riveting 64-page softcover books provide brief chapters on high-interest headlines. every one bankruptcy is its personal mini-book, which incorporates a timeline, key words, and engaging proof. interesting black and white images continue the pages turning. A bibliography encourages additional topical reading.\n\nRead approximately a few of history's most enjoyable captures! Tragedy or triumph? all of it relies on who-or what-is captured. The captive can be a runaway slave through the Civil struggle, or a conflict legal stuck lengthy after international struggle II. or perhaps the captive is an extraordinary titanic squid from the ocean's depths.
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The United Nations told him to destroy his weapons. He said he did. Some Iraqis hoped this would be a good time to rebel against Saddam. They were wrong. His forces may have killed as many as 60,000 Shiites and Kurds toward the end of the Gulf War. In 1992, Saddam drained the marshes in southern Iraq. This drove the people known as Marsh Arabs from their homes. Tens of thousands were arrested or killed. Many just disappeared. Despite losing the war, Saddam still ruled Iraq. He trusted few people, not even his own family.