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Events That Shaped America - Pack of 5

Events That Shaped America - Pack of 5
    Code: EVENT102N
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    ISBN: 9780836833959
    Format: Reinforced Hardcover
    Publisher: Gareth Stevens
    Series: Events That Shaped America
    Ages: 8 to 12
    Size: 8 X 10¼
    Total Pages: 32
    For Grades: 3 to 6
    Accelerated Reader: Yes
    List Price: $135.00
    Publisher's School and Library Price: $101.25
    Your Price: $30.36
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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 1963 Civil Rights March

    It was the biggest peaceful demonstration the world had ever seen. This book tells the story of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, looking at the event's background and also at the civil rights movement of the 1960s as a whole.

    Building the Panama Canal

    This book follows the progress on the construction of the Panama Canal, detailing the engineering achievements and the experiences of the thousands of workers who labored on the ten-year project, and takes a look at the canal today.

    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 Scottsboro Case

    In 1931, nine young men were arrested in Alabama. They were convicted of rape and held in prison for many years. This book tells the story of the Scottsboro Boys and their struggle to prove their innocence.