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American History (New York Edition)

by Robert Dallek Donna M. Ogle Jesus Garcia C. Frederick Risinger

American History uses four key strategies to help one become a more successful reader of history, and more knowledgeable about their state's standards. These strategies are: set a purpose for reading, build your social studies vocabulary, use active reading strategies and check your understanding

Creating America: A History of the United States, 1877 to the 21st Century

by Donna M. Ogle Jesus Garcia C. Frederick Risinger Joyce Stevos Winthrop D. Jordan

Imagine life in Jamestown, America's first permanent English settlement. The nation we inhabit now is a much different place than it was then, more than three centuries ago. Yet there are repeating themes- ideas and issues- in American history that tie the past and present together. This book focuses on nine significant themes in U.S. history. Understanding these themes will help you to make sense of American history.

Creating America: A History of the United States, Beginnings through World War I

by Donna M. Ogle Jesus Garcia C. Frederick Risinger Joyce Stevos Winthrop D. Jordan

Americans have always been quick to embrace inventions and new ways of doing things. After all, this country was settled by people who turned away from old ways and tried new ones. In the past two centuries, new inventions, new technologies, and scientific breakthroughs have transformed the United States--and will continue to do so in the new century.

Creating America: A History of the United States, Beginnings through World War I (California Edition)

by Donna M. Ogle Jesus Garcia C. Frederick Risinger Joyce Stevos

As the power and prestige of the United States have grown, the nation has played a much more active role in world affairs. Indeed, throughout the 20th century, the United States focused much of its energy on events beyond its borders. The nation fought in two world wars and tried to promote democracy, peace, and economic growth around the globe.

Estudios Sociales: Gente y Lugares

by Candy Dawson Boyd C. Frederick Risinger Geneva Gay Rita Geiger James B. Kracht Valerie Ooka Pang Sara Miranda Sanchez

A Spanish text book that teaches about Social Studies, people and places.

People and Places

by Candy Dawson Boyd Geneva Gay Rita Geiger James B. Kracht Valerie Ooka Pang C. Frederick Risinger Sara Miranda Sanchez

A book which tells us that one should learn about community, neighborhood and history of your country.

Scott Foresman: Building a Nation

by Sara Miranda Sanchez Candy Dawson Boyd Geneva Gay Rita Geiger James B. Kracht Valerie Ooka Pang C. Frederick Risinger

While the United States is a land of great differences, it is one country united in many ways. Americans are united by their beliefs in such things as freedom, representative democracy, and the free-enterprise system. The people share important beliefs in freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the freedom to live and work where they choose. They elect leaders to represent them and defend these freedoms in the government. Yet, all Americans are not the same. They have backgrounds from different parts of the world and have variety in their ways of life. They live in large cities and small towns, on farms and ranches, on the seashores and far inland from the sea. They have many different ways of earning their living. The land in the United States also has great variety. There are mountains and deserts, lowland and highland plains, river valleys and canyons. Some areas get plenty of rain and snow, while other areas are dry. Many kinds of natural resources provide for a great variety of jobs for people. Although Americans are not all alike, Americans often work together. For example, businesses in one part of the country need to buy from and sell to businesses in other parts of the country. Our economic system allows people to start their own businesses and creates many opportunities for work.

Scott Foresman Social Studies: All Together

by Candy Dawson Boyd C. Frederick Risinger Geneva Gay Rita Geiger James B. Kracht Valerie Ooka Pang Sara Miranda Sanchez

This book contains Time for School, In My Community, Work! Work! Work!, Our Earth, Our Resources, This is Our Country, Our Country, Our World, Social Studies Handbook, Biographies, Maps and Skills.

Scott Foresman Social Studies: Building a Nation (Workbook)

by Sara Miranda Sanchez C. Frederick Risinger Valerie Ooka Pang James B. Kracht Rita Geiger Geneva Gay Candy Dawson Boyd

This workbook contains materials on American People, American Land, Early Life, East and West, Connections Across Continents, Colonial Life in North America, The American Revolution, Life in a New Nation, A Growing Nation, War Divides the Nation, etc.

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