The Moments That Shaped a Nation

The Moments That Shaped a Nation


January 10, 2020
There are important events in American history that you learn about in school, or over the dinner table at home. There are moments you live through, fully aware of their historical importance, while others you only recognize as turning points in American history with time and hindsight. What’s easy to forget is that these moments are made up of people, either leading the way or caught up in the storm. Let’s take a look into a few such people and moments from America’s 20th century.


Christine Hoxmeier is a Book Riot contributor from Austin, Texas, who spends her free time
reading, listening, sewing, and thinking about her latest pop-culture obsessions.





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