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Get Ready! for Social Studies U. S. History

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ISBN-10: 0071377638

ISBN-13: 9780071377638

Edition: 2002

Authors: Nancy White, Francine Weinberg

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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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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Francine Weinberg (M.Ed, Teachers College, Columbia University) is an author and editor who has worked for more than 30 years on college and high school English textbooks. She's the author of the handbook in The Norton Field Guide to Writing.

Introductionp. 1
Prehistory and Early Native American History before European Contact (30,000 B.C.-A.D. 1492)p. 2
Word Powerp. 4
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 5
Implicationsp. 9
Fact Checkerp. 10
The Big Questionsp. 11
Skills Practicep. 11
Top of the Classp. 13
The Age of Exploration (1492-1609)p. 14
Word Powerp. 16
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 18
Implicationsp. 21
Fact Checkerp. 22
The Big Questionsp. 23
Skills Practicep. 23
Top of the Classp. 25
Early Settlement and the Thirteen English Colonies (1607-1732)p. 26
Word Powerp. 28
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 29
Implicationsp. 36
Fact Checkerp. 37
The Big Questionsp. 37
Skills Practicep. 38
Top of the Classp. 40
The Fight for Independence (1732-1783)p. 42
Word Powerp. 44
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 45
Implicationsp. 51
Fact Checkerp. 52
The Big Questionsp. 53
Skills Practicep. 53
Top of the Classp. 55
The Birth of a New Nation (1781-1820)p. 56
Word Powerp. 58
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 59
Implicationsp. 65
Fact Checkerp. 66
The Big Questionsp. 66
Skills Practicep. 67
Top of the Classp. 68
Westward Expansion (1803-1900)p. 70
Word Powerp. 72
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 73
Implicationsp. 80
Fact Checkerp. 81
The Big Questionsp. 82
Skills Practicep. 83
Top of the Classp. 85
The Slavery Debate, Civil War, and Reconstruction (1820-1877)p. 86
Word Powerp. 88
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 89
Implicationsp. 96
Fact Checkerp. 97
The Big Questionsp. 97
Skills Practicep. 98
Top of the Classp. 99
Industrialization and Immigration (1850-1920)p. 102
Word Powerp. 104
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 105
Implicationsp. 111
Fact Checkerp. 112
The Big Questionsp. 113
Skills Practicep. 113
Top of the Classp. 115
War and U.S. Leadership (1914-1953)p. 116
Word Powerp. 118
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 119
Implicationsp. 126
Fact Checkerp. 126
The Big Questionsp. 127
Skills Practicep. 127
Top of the Classp. 128
The Modern United States (1950-Present)p. 130
Word Powerp. 132
What Your Child Needs to Knowp. 133
Implicationsp. 139
Fact Checkerp. 140
The Big Questionsp. 140
Skills Practicep. 141
Top of the Classp. 142
Appendix A
Presidents of the United Statesp. 145
Appendix B
Constitution of the United States of Americap. 149
Amendments to the Constitution of the United Statesp. 154
Appendix C
Declaration of Independencep. 159
Answers to Fact Checkersp. 161
Indexp. 163
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