The Everything American History Book

Author: John R McGeehan
Editor: Everything
ISBN: 9781598692617
Size: 12,64 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Starting with the first Viking explorations and continuing to the present day, The Everything American History Book, 2nd Edition takes you on a thrilling tour through history. It's packed with facts and vivid details of events that shaped the United States, including: Wars, battles, and famous generals Outstanding American inventions--from the cotton gin to the Internet Key political figures--presidents, peacekeepers, visionaries And much, much more! The Everything American History Book, 2nd Edition covers all the major incidents and key players--from the Boston Tea Party to 9/11, and Lewis and Clark to Martin Luther King, Jr. This extraordinary retelling makes learning history fun for the whole family.

The Everything American Government Book

Author: Nick Ragone
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440522979
Size: 18,37 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 830

If the confusion following the last presidential election is any indication, the average citizen knows precious little about the democratic system and the laws that affect their daily lives. The Everything American Government Book unravels the complexities of our democracy and provides readers with the knowledge necessary to make the right decisions and take an active role in the management of their country. From the roots of American government and the challenges that have helped shape it over the years to its current structure and systems, this thoroughly researched work is ideal for anyone brushing up on civics, as well as students of all ages. Readers learn about: The personalities and events that gave rise to our current system The real significance of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution The functions of each branch of government and how they work together Private sector’s influence on public policy and decision-making Ways to get involved and make a difference Specially designed to inform and empower the average citizen during this critical election year, The Everything American Government Book provides the keys to understanding the ins and outs of the most powerful democracy in the world.

The Everything American History Book

Author: Loriann Hoff Oberlin
Editor: Adams Media Corporation
ISBN: 9781580625319
Size: 11,44 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 787

A sweeping history of America covers wars, cultural mielstones, key political movements, social developments, and the economy, from the arrival of Columbus to the present. Original.

The Everything American Presidents Book

Author: Martin Kelly
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605502669
Size: 14,46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Everything American Presidents Book is an excellent source of information about each of the forty-three men who have served as chief executive of the United States. This exhaustive guide provides you with all you need to know about this country's leaders, including: Their early childhood and formative years The effect of the office on wives and children The triumphs and tragedies that shaped them The legacy of each man's term in office Written in an entertaining style by two experienced educators, this fun and informative guide is packed with facts and details about the life and times of each president and the major events that shaped his term. The Everything American Presidents Book has everything you need to know about the fascinating men who shaped U.S. history and policy.

The Everything American Revolution Book

Author: Daniel P Murphy
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605507938
Size: 12,10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Scrappy farmers. Aristocratic landowners. Eccentric geniuses. These were the rebels who took on the world's greatest power - and won. From the rebellion against "taxation without representation" to the beginnings of American self-government, readers will learn how this unlikely group of colonists shaped a new nation. This book features all readers need to know about this exciting time: The beginnings of colonial unrest and rebellion The drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence Major battles, including Lexington and Concord, Trenton, Saratoga, Valley Forge, and Yorktown Daily life for soldiers and ordinary colonists on both sides of the war The birth of the United States This easy-to-read book covers all the key players and major events—from King George III and George Washington to the Boston Tea Party and the launch of a new government. The interesting facts and vivid details inside will turn any history-phobe into an enthusiastic history buff!

Everything Puppy Book

Author: Carlo Devito
Editor: Everything
ISBN: 9781580625760
Size: 13,94 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 820

Nothing is more adorable than a new puppy! But no matter how cute, puppies take a lot of hard work and loving care. The Everything® Puppy Book teaches you absolutely everything you need to raise your precious pet through the most critical stages of his or her life.Packed with professional instructions and useful tips, this is the one book you and your family will turn to time and time again. Including photographs of your favorite breeds, and a color insert, The Everything® Puppy Book covers everything from grooming to exercise, and training to breed behavior. Before long, your puppy will become a healthy, well-mannered, well-adjusted, full-grown dog.

The Everything U S Constitution Book

Author: Ellen M Kozak
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440525617
Size: 18,56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 550

Debates over constitutional rights impact you every day as an American citizen. But do you know what the U.S. Constitution actually says? This accessible guide contains the complete text of the Constitution, with short, descriptive margin notes throughout. Articles and amendments are then analyzed in depth to help you comprehend the basis of democracy. This valuable handbook covers: How the articles and amendments were drafted Insight into the intentions of the creators and the sources they used Controversial interpretations and Supreme Court decisions How the Constitution affects citizens every day The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and unratified Constitutional amendments This book walks you through the history of this essential document and shows how it has guided lawmakers and judges for more than 200 years. This unbiased look at the Constitution will help you feel confident in your knowledge of this all-important document, gain a firmer understanding of how our government works, and put context around today's most pressing issues.

Reader S Guide To American History

Author: Peter J. Parish
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134261829
Size: 10,58 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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There are so many books on so many aspects of the history of the United States, offering such a wide variety of interpretations, that students, teachers, scholars, and librarians often need help and advice on how to find what they want. The Reader's Guide to American History is designed to meet that need by adopting a new and constructive approach to the appreciation of this rich historiography. Each of the 600 entries on topics in political, social and economic history describes and evaluates some 6 to 12 books on the topic, providing guidance to the reader on everything from broad surveys and interpretive works to specialized monographs. The entries are devoted to events and individuals, as well as broader themes, and are written by a team of well over 200 contributors, all scholars of American history.

The Reader S Companion To American History

Author: Eric Foner
Editor: HMH
ISBN: 0547561342
Size: 20,74 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 973

An A-to-Z historical encyclopedia of US people, places, and events, with nearly 1,000 entries “all equally well written, crisp, and entertaining” (Library Journal). From the origins of its native peoples to its complex identity in modern times, this unique alphabetical reference covers the political, economic, cultural, and social history of America. A fact-filled treasure trove for history buffs, The Reader’s Companion is sponsored by the Society of American Historians, an organization dedicated to promoting literary excellence in the writing of biography and history. Under the editorship of the eminent historians John A. Garraty and Eric Foner, a large and distinguished group of scholars, biographers, and journalists—nearly four hundred contemporary authorities—illuminate the critical events, issues, and individuals that have shaped our past. Readers will find everything from a chronological account of immigration; individual entries on the Bull Moose Party and the Know-Nothings as well as an article on third parties in American politics; pieces on specific religious groups, leaders, and movements and a larger-scale overview of religion in America. Interweaving traditional political and economic topics with the spectrum of America’s social and cultural legacies—everything from marriage to medicine, crime to baseball, fashion to literature—the Companion is certain to engage the curiosity, interests, and passions of every reader, and also provides an excellent research tool for students and teachers.