Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Book 1, The Trap : Chapter 1, Introduction & Chapter 1 Abstract
* In the Introduction, Lyndon Johnson is a man in his early thirties being offered an opportunity for wealth from an older man.
* The author introduces the Bunton side of Lyndon's family and describes them as extremely pale with large, dark, piercing eyes.
* The Buntons were known to be ambitious...
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