America's Lost Treasures: Episode 4 Facts

Video highlights from America's Lost Treasures

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1. A two-dimensional style of art popular in the early 1800s is known as “Primitive Art.” 

2. The Girl Scouts of the USA was started in Savannah, Georgia in 1912.

3. Mathew Brady’s photographic portraits of Abraham Lincoln were used to create the President’s likeness on five-dollar bill.

4. Mathew Brady died penniless in 1896.

5. Comedian Bob Hope entertained U.S. troops at home and overseas for more than 50 years.

6. In 1935 George Gershwin was one of the first composers to portray African American life in an opera.

7.  In the 1800s, Savannah, GA was one of the busiest ports in the United States. 

8.  Megalodon sharks lived in warm and temperate oceans between one-and-a-half and 25million years ago.

9.  The most photographed American on the 19th Century was Abraham Lincoln.

10.  Abraham Lincoln was assassinated just over a month after his second inauguration.

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