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Milestones in American History - Set of 5
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    Code: MILES101
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    ISBN: 9781435830141
    Format: Reinforced Hardcover
    Publisher: Rosen
    Series: Milestones in American History
    Ages: 10 to 12
    Size: 7¼ X 8¾
    Total Pages: 32
    For Grades: 4 to 6
    List Price: $131.25
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    Intrigue and inform learners with high-profile figures and pivotal milestones from American history. Through the lens of key events, learners understand how political, economic, and cultural factors interact to influence the course of history. From the momentous battle and flag that inspired American's national anthem to the transforming power of highways, milestones in America's story are cast in bold relief.

    Inside- Causes and Effects of the American Civil War

    Each book includes:

    • Full-color Photographs
    • Glossary
    • Index

    Titles include:

    America's First Highway

    Showcases how people traveled across the United States on roads and describes the development of different means of transportation and their impact on American society.

    Causes and Effects of the American Civil War

    Takes a closer look at the issues and events that lead up to and through the United States Civil War, from the origins of American slavery to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865 and beyond.

    The Louisiana Purchase

    Details the events surrounding the Louisiana Purchase, through which President Jefferson acquired enough land to make the United States one of the largest nations in the world.

    The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

    Gives students the explanation for what a national anthem is; recounts how and why Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner," including the history of the specific flag to which he referred, and describes how his poem eventually became the national anthem.

    William Penn: Shaping a Nation

    Profiles the founder of Pennsylvania, who was also a Quaker advocate for justice and religious tolerance in Great Britain and the American colonies.