Cash Crop to Cash Cow: The History of Tobacco and Smoking in America

Cash Crop to Cash Cow: The History of Tobacco and Smoking in America

by Mary Meinking

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Overview

There's no doubt about it. Tobacco has played an important role in the history of the United States. It supported early colonies and helped create a nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422299531
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 Tobacco Is Born 11

2 From the New World to the Old 23

3 How Tobacco Saved Colonial America 35

4 Westward Ho 49

5 Cigarette Mass Production 61

6 Smoking During the World Wars 75

7 The Government Fights Back 89

Further Reading 104

For More Information 105

Bibliography 106

Index 109

Picture Credits 111

Author/Consultant Biographies 112

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