Get Ready! for Social Studies : U.S. History

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 22, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 216 pages
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Everything parents need to help their kids succeed in social studies

The only comprehensive social studies skill-building series available, the Get Ready! For Social Studies series equips proactive parents with the tools they need to help their children develop the core skills required to perform at grade level in social studies-related subjects.

Ranging from prehistory to the current day, U.S. History focuses on the United States--including the development of the free enterprise system--and its context within the world.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
CHAPTER 1 Prehistory and Early Native American History before European Contact 30000 BCAD1492
2
CHAPTER 2 The Age of Exploration 1492 1609
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CHAPTER 3 Early Settlement and the Thirteen English Colonies 1607 1732
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CHAPTER 4 The Fight for Independence 1732 1783
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CHAPTER 5 The Birth of a New Nation 1781 1820
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CHAPTER 6 Westward Expansion 1803 1900
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CHAPTER 7 The Slavery DebateCivil War and Reconstruction 1820 1877
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CHAPTER 9 War and USLeadership 1914 1953
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CHAPTER 10 The Modern United States 1950 Present
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APPENDIX A Presidents of the United States
145
APPENDIX B Constitution of the United States of America
149
APPENDIX C Declaration of Independence 1776
159
Answers to Fact Checkers
161
INDEX
163
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CHAPTER 8 Industrialization and Immigration 1850 1920
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Nancy White is President of Nancy White Communications, Inc., an independent developer and author of school projects. She is a member of the American Book Producers Association, the Author's Guild, and the National Council of Teachers of English.

Francine Weinberg has been an editor in educational publishing since 1967. She is a member of the National Council of Teachers of English and is the founder of Educational Lions, L.I.C.

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