American History

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  • Edition: Student
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Great Source Education Group Inc

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- Student Book-- hardcover text with a clear, accessible design- Teacher's Edition-- step-by-step support, differentiated instruction, and teaching tips- Student Activity Journal-- content, vocabulary, and skills practice (Teacher's Edition available)- Assessment Book-- content area and vocabulary assessment and progress records- Assessment Folder-- a place to track students' ongoing language development {one sample for the teacher) - Overhead Transparencies-- for whole group instruction

Table of Contents

Introduction: Geography, a Key to Historyp. 12
American's Beginningsp. 18
The First Americansp. 18
Settling the Continentp. 22
Using Resourcesp. 23
Ways of Life in the Eastp. 24
Ways of Life in the Westp. 26
European Explorationp. 30
1400s and 1500s
The Search for New Trade Routesp. 34
Christopher Columbusp. 36
Claiming Landsp. 37
Bringing Hardship to Native Americansp. 39
Thirteen Coloniesp. 42
1607 To Early 1700s
The Early Coloniesp. 46
Religious Freedomp. 48
Growth of the Coloniesp. 50
Slavery in Americap. 51
Building a New Nationp. 54
Steps to the American Revolutionp. 54
Growing Trouble with Britainp. 58
Fighting Startsp. 60
The Declaration of Independencep. 62
The American Revolutionp. 66
Two Very Different Armiesp. 70
Help from Overseasp. 72
Winning Independencep. 74
Getting a Constitutionp. 78
A Weak Federal Governmentp. 82
Debate and Compromisep. 84
Ratification of the Constitutionp. 86
New Nationp. 99
The Shape of the New Governmentp. 94
The Growing Nationp. 96
Foreign Policyp. 98
Growing Differencesp. 102
Moving Westp. 102
The Nation Grows Westp. 106
New Technology Speeds Travelp. 108
Free States and Slave Statesp. 110
The Age of Jacksonp. 114
A President for the Common Manp. 118
The Fight over Tariffsp. 120
Moving the Native Americansp. 122
A Time of Changep. 126
The Growth of Industryp. 130
European Immigrationp. 132
The Reformersp. 134
New States and Civil Warp. 138
Two New Statesp. 138
Texasp. 142
War with Mexicop. 145
Californiap. 146
Seven Years to Civil Warp. 150
The Fight over Slaveryp. 154
Troubles Growp. 156
The South Leaves the Unionp. 158
The Civil Warp. 162
The North and South at Warp. 166
The Battlefieldp. 168
The Union Savedp. 170
A Changing Americap. 174
After the Civil Warp. 174
Changes After the Warp. 178
African Americans After the Warp. 180
Settling the Great Plainsp. 182
Immigrants, Cities, and Reformp. 186
A New Wave of Immigrationp. 190
Inventions Changed the Way People Livedp. 192
Problems and Reformp. 194
Becoming a World Powerp. 198
Winning Land from Spainp. 202
Annexing Hawaiip. 204
Building and Protecting Foreign Tradep. 205
America in Two World Warp. 210
Good Times and Bad Timesp. 210
World War Ip. 214
The Roaring Twentiesp. 216
The Great Depressionp. 217
President Roosevelt and the New Dealp. 219
Fighting World War IIp. 222
World War II Beginsp. 226
The War in Europep. 228
The War in the Pacificp. 230
The War at Homep. 231
Struggling for Peace and Justicep. 234
The Cold Warp. 234
Communism and the Soviet Unionp. 238
Wars in Asiap. 240
Effects of the Cold Warp. 242
Getting Equalityp. 248
Racial Prejudicep. 250
African Americans Fight for Equalityp. 251
The Struggle for Equality Expandsp. 254
Into the 21st Centuryp. 258
1990s on
Threats to World Peacep. 262
New Powersp. 265
Facing the Futurep. 266
Civics in Americap. 270
The U.S. Constitutionp. 270
Principles of the U.S. Constitutionp. 274
Three Branches of Governmentp. 276
The Bill of Rightsp. 282
First Amendment Freedomsp. 286
Protection from the Power of Governmentp. 288
Responsible Citizenshipp. 294
U.S. Citizenshipp. 298
Duties of Citizensp. 299
Responsibilities of Citizensp. 302
The Constitutionp. 306
The Declaration of Independencep. 315
Glossaryp. 318
Indexp. 338
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