Bloody History of AmericaAge 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'
• Correlated to high school social studies and history
Black-and-White Photographs, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Primary Sources, Sidebars, Websites