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Presents facts about the lack of sanitation, personal hygiene, dental care, antibiotics, and insecticides in eighteenth-century America and the unfortunate results such a lack had on everday living conditions.
In history class, you've studied people who lived long ago. But do you know just how gross daily life was in the United States around the time of the American Revolution?
People rarely bathed.
They didn't wash most of their clothes regularly.
Their teeth were rotting.
Bedbugs feasted on people as they slept.
Lice crawled through their hair (and their wigs) day and night.
Ready to step out for a breath of fresh air? Well, look out, because the streets were filled with poop. Don't believe it? Hop in a time machine and travel back to June 1770 in the pages of this book
|Number of Pages:||48|
|Number in Series:||1|
|Author:||Huey, Lois Miner|
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H):||10.05 x 0.39 x 10.23 Inches|
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