Ragtime Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Part 1, Chapters 1 and 2

• It is the turn of the century and Father's family lives in a new three-story house in New Rochelle, New York.

• The shooting of Stanford White by Harry K. Shaw is touted as crime of the century.

• Mother's Younger Brother has fallen in love with Evelyn Nesbit, the reason for the White murder.

• Harry Houdini is the sensation of the world as he performs his amazing escapes.

• Houdini's car breaks down in front of the family's house and he is invited in.

• Father is waiting to go on Admiral Perry's expedition to the North Pole.

• The family and some of Father's employees come to the Pier to see Father off.

• Leaving New York Harbor, Father is depressed but practical about seeing a shipload of immigrants coming in.

• Father thinks about the number of American flags the new arrivals will buy from his flag, bunting, and...

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