In United States History

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

These titles showcase exciting and nation-shaping events in American history. The in-depth coverage is great for research and reports.

  • In-depth coverage of defining moments in American history
  • Exciting topics throughout our country’s history
  • Excellent for research, reports, or leisure reading
  • Perennial favorite among librarians and readers
  • Supports the History/Social Studies curriculum
  • 6" x 9"
  • 96pp.
  • Illus. with black-and-white illustrations
  • Contains a timeline, chapter notes, a further reading list, and an index
  • Fall 2014
  • Series Lexile: 0
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McCarthyism and the Communist Scare in United States History

McCarthyism and the Communist Scare in United States History

Karen Zeinert
Author Karen Zeinert follows the rise and fall of McCarthyism and anti-Communist hysteria in the United States from its roots in the straining of American-Soviet relations after the Bolshevik Revolution and how it led to the "witch hunt" atmosphere of the Cold War...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6345-7
Binding: Hardcover Trade
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The Attack on Pearl Harbor in United States History

The Attack on Pearl Harbor in United States History

Nathan Anthony and Robert Gardner
On December 7, 1941 the Japanese military launched a surprise attack on the American Naval base at Pearl Harbor. A reluctant nation was pushed into World War II by the surprise attack which killed thousands of American sailors and soldiers, nearly destroyed the United States Navy...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-5448-6
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The Battle of the Little Bighorn in United States History

The Battle of the Little Bighorn in United States History

Nancy Warren Ferrell
In Montana, on June 25, 1876 Lieutenant Colonel George Custer and the Seventh U.S. Cavalry faced thousands of Native American warriors. Custer’s Last Stand is the battle resulting from years of fighting between the expanding United States and the Native Americans who already populated the land...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6097-5
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The Great Depression in United States History

The Great Depression in United States History

David K. Fremon
The Great Depression began when the never-ending party of the Roaring Twenties came to a sudden half. On October 29, 1929, which became known as “Black Tuesday,” the stock market crashed, starting a downward economic slide...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6087-6
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The Industrial Revolution in United States History

The Industrial Revolution in United States History

Anita Louise McCormick
Imagine listening as Alexander Graham Bell first demonstrates the telephone, or watching Thomas Edison show off his new invention—the automatic telegraph. In less than two hundred years, the United States changed from a rural, agricultural society into an industrial world power...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6102-6
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The Infamous Alcatraz Prison in United States History

The Infamous Alcatraz Prison in United States History

Marilyn Tower Oliver
An intriguing history of Alcatraz Island and its infamous prison, located off the coast of San Francisco, from the earliest years of Spanish exploration to the present day. Highlighting the unique geographical features of the island, it shows how Alcatraz went through many changes, being used over the years as a military facility, a notorious federal penitentiary widely believed to be escape-proof, as well as the site of American Indian uprisings...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6320-4
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