Andrew Jackson's America: 1824-1850 [NOOK Book]

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History is dramatic -- and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes and tribulations that led to the birth of this great nation.
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Andrew Jackson's America: 1824-1850

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Overview

History is dramatic -- and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes and tribulations that led to the birth of this great nation.
Andrew Jackson's America examines the events and personalities, particularly President Andrew Jackson, that shaped the development of the United States during the first half of the nineteenth century. Learn about the influence that Andrew Jackson had on the way America developed, The Industrial Revolution and the beginning of the Two-Party System. The text is enhanced with images of art & artifacts, maps, and photographs of historic landmarks.

Examines the events and personalities, particularly President Andrew Jackson, that shaped the development of the United States during the first half of the nineteenth century.

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Children's Literature - Scott S. Floyd
While this period may not have had the wars and initial political battles of earlier United States periods, it had more important ties to the building of our great nation. In the late 1700's, machines were getting their start. By the early part of the 1800's, they were becoming increasingly popular. The cotton gin made work fifty times faster. The cotton mill made it possible to compete with the Europeans in textiles. A market economy was beginning. The two party system took hold. The minute details of these events are all covered within this text. Important information is shared in an easy to understand format for younger readers. I believe that any instructor can easily integrate this book into the curriculum at the intermediate and older levels, thus making history come to life for these students. It is part of the "The Drama of American History" series.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620645079
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/12/2012
  • Series: Drama of American History Series , #9
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 830,237
  • Age range: 10 - 14 Years
  • File size: 16 MB
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