Events That Shaped America - Set of 4

Events That Shaped America - Set of 4
    Accelerated Reader
    Code: EVENT102A
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    Format: Library Binding
    Publisher: Gareth Stevens
    Series: Events That Shaped America
    Ages: 9 to 12
    Size: 8 X 10¼
    Total Pages: 32 pages per book
    For Grades: 3 to 6
    List Price: $104.00
    Publisher's School and Library Price: $78.00
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    The United States has been shaped by the people and events of its past. This series vividly describes events that determined the course of U.S. history and introduces young readers to the people who influenced these events. The easy-to-read text, historic photographs, suggested activities, and clear, simple maps help bring to life the causes of these events, their effects on people at the time, and their significance today.

    Each book includes:

    • Full-color Photographs
    • Glossary
    • Index
    • Further Information
    • Things to Think About and Do
    • Time Line

    Titles include:


    The Scottsboro Case

    Describes how nine young men arrested in Alabama struggled to prove their innocence, after being convicted of rape and held in prison for many years.


    The Seneca Falls: Women's Rights Convention

    Presents a history of 1848 Seneca Falls convention and the subsequent efforts by leading organizers to obtain the right to vote for women, which finally succeeded with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1919.


    The Settling of St. Augustine

    Traces the history of St. Augustine, Florida, from its development as a Spanish colony and military outpost in 1565 through the early eighteenth century, and discusses the impact of colonization on the native Timucuan Indians.


    The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    Chronicles the stock market crash of 1929 and the following Great Depression, examining the causes of the crash, the impact of both, and describing efforts to end the Great Depression and prevent it from happening again.