History of the United States & Its People
This reprint of a classic history book is full of solid early American History. It starts with how Columbus discovered America, progresses through the Revolutionary War and the Civil War, and ends in 1888. There are over 60 chapters of historical information for your children to enjoy! Each chapter has over 400 detailed black-and-white illustrations and maps, definitions to key words, and study questions to help your children review (or test) what they just learned. There are also fill-in-the-blank exercises after some of the chapters. The 17 page index at the end is really helpful, as it will assist you in finding anything you need in this book. The information in this book is something every child (and every adult) should know, and it is presented in a very straight-forward manner. - elise
Looking for history books that will make you proud to be an American? Look no further! These books were written more than 100 years ago, much closer to the events that helped shape the United States into a great nation. Emphasis is on great Americans - meaning explorers, statesmen, war heroes, inventors, writers, scientists, artists, and plain ordinary people - who made a difference. The lives of these men and women demonstrate the virtues which children need to see modeled today. The stories are captivating, and the illustrations are beautiful. To make it easier on the teacher, study questions are provided at the end of each chapter.