Bloody History of America

Age Level: 12–17  Grade Level: 7–12

The story of America is the story of civil war and world wars, slavery and segregation, Prohibition and the Mafia, Salem Witch Trials and the McCarthy-era witch hunts. From the days of Columbus to the War on Terror, this series is a chronological examination of the United States through politics, labor, big business, crime, and culture. Featuring varied characters such as Thomas Jefferson, John Brown, Bugsy Siegel, J.P. Morgan, Calamity Jane, Chuck Berry, and Bonnie and Clyde, this series illustrates how America evolved into one of the world's most powerful countries. 
• A lively and fascinating account of the darker side of United States' history
• Correlated to high school social studies and history curricula

    Black-and-White Photographs, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Primary Sources, Sidebars, Websites
  • Spring 2018
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    America's Bloody History from Columbus to the Gold Rush

    America's Bloody History from Columbus to the Gold Rush

    Kieron Connolly
    This volume, rich with primary sources, traces the story of the United States from the first contact between Europeans and Native Americans to the American Revolution and through the gold rush. This is a history often characterized by conflict and violence...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091771
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    America's Bloody History from the Civil War to the Great Depression

    America's Bloody History from the Civil War to the Great Depression

    Kieron Connolly
    The United States was born in the violence of revolution, and it experienced equally violent growing pains that resulted in the Civil War. That conflict would be particularly bloody, with more American lives lost than in both World Wars combined...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091788
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    America's Bloody History from Vietnam to the War on Terror

    America's Bloody History from Vietnam to the War on Terror

    Kieron Connolly
    During the 1960s, America became embroiled in an increasingly unpopular war fighting communism in Vietnam. Antiwar sentiment led to mass youth protests, which occasionally turned deadly. With the Soviet Union breaking up in the late 1980s, the United States was the sole superpower...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091801
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    America's Bloody History from World War II to the Civil Rights Movement

    America's Bloody History from World War II to the Civil Rights Movement

    Kieron Connolly
    Although America proclaimed its neutrality when World War II broke out in Europe in 1939, in just a few years it would not only be forced into the bloodiest conflict in world history but would also determine the war's outcome...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091795
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