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Land, People, Nation: A History of the United States helps English language learners and struggling readers develop academic language skills for learning history and geography. The engaging readings and color illustrations, maps, charts, and graphs build valuable interpretive skills for students as they master academic content.

An overview of United States history written for speakers of English as a second language.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132386388
  • Publisher: Pearson ESL
  • Publication date: 2/11/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 417
  • Product dimensions: 8.24 (w) x 10.38 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

To the Student

Be a Historian: Building Skills in History and Geography

Using Maps and Globes

Using Primary and Secondary Sources

Using Time Lines

Using Graphs and Charts

Using Resources

Unit 1: The Earliest Americans

Reading: The First to Come to the Americas

Reading: The Polar Regions

Listening: The Inuit

Reading: The Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas

Reading: Moctezuma Meets Cortés

Listening: The Iroquois and the Anasazi

Expansion: Foods from the Americas

Unit 2: Explorers and Explorations

Listening: Why People Explore

Reading: Christopher Columbus

Reading: The Wet Tropical Regions

Reading: Estevan

Writing: Report on an Explorer of North America

Reading: The Northern Forest Regions

Expansion: Recent Explorers

Unit 3: European Colonies in North America

Reading: New Spain

Reading: Jamestown and Plymouth: The First Permanent English Colonies

Viewing: Images of English and Spanish Colonial Life

Listening: Massasoit

Reading: Anne Hutchinson and the Puritans

Writing: Report on Anne Hutchinson’s Life

Reading: The Mid-Latitude Forest Regions

Reading: New France and New Amsterdam

Reading: The Thirteen English Colonies

Reading: The French and Indian War

Reading: Benjamin Franklin: A Revolutionary Life

Expansion: Benjamin Franklin’s Inventions

Unit 4: From Colonies to Nation

Reading: The Colonists Begin to Protest

Reading: The War for Independence Begins

Reading: The Colonies Declare Independence

Writing: Report on the War for Independence

Reading: A Great American Leader

Writing: Report on a Revolutionary War Hero

Reading: The United States Constitution

Reading: The Three Branches of Government

Reading: The Bill of Rights: Amendments 1—10

Expansion: Federal and State Governments

Unit 5: The Nation Grows

Reading: Moving West

Reading: Daniel Boone: A Pathfinder to the West

Reading: Land Gained by Purchase and Treaty

Reading: Jefferson: Writer, Thinker, President

Listening: The Journey of Lewis and Clark

Reading: The Highland Regions

Listening: James Madison and the War of 1812

Reading: The Monroe Doctrine

Reading: Settling the West

Reading: The Mediterranean Regions

Reading: Andrew Jackson: A Controversial Leader

Reading: Native Americans Lose Their Homelands

Writing: Report on a Native American Leader

Reading: At War with Mexico

Time Line: Presidents from 1797 to 1850

Expansion: The Impact of Inventions

Unit 6: The Civil War and Reconstruction

Reading: The South and the North

Reading: Slaves and Slavery

Reading: Free States and Slave States

Reading: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Reading: John Brown: A Famous Abolitionist

Writing: Report on John Brown

Reading: The Nation Falls Apart

Reading: A Nation Divided

Listening: Abraham Lincoln: A Leader in Difficult Times

Writing: Report on a Nineteenth-Century American

Reading: Putting the Nation Back Together

Reading: The Lives of Free Blacks

Reading: Three Important African-American Leaders in the Civil War Era

Time Line: Presidents from 1850 to 1875

Expansion: U.S. Decisions about War

Unit 7: Industrialization and Change

Reading: The United States, 1865—1900

Reading: What Was the Industrial Revolution?

Reading: Life after the Industrial Revolution

Reading: The Grassland Regions

Reading: The Cowboy

Reading: Treaties and Territories

Listening: Sitting Bull

Reading: The Desert Regions

Reading: Inventions in the United States, 1834—1903

Reading: People with Ideas for Change

Reading: Women in the United States

Reading: A Nation of Immigrants

Writing: Report on an Immigrant to the United States

Time Line: Presidents from 1875 to 1900

Expansion: Obstacles Immigrants Faced

Unit 8: The Early Twentieth Century

Reading: A New Era

Reading: Workers’ Power Grows

Reading: New Opportunities

Reading: The Progressive Movement

Reading: “The War to End All Wars”

Viewing: Images of World War I

Reading: The War Experience

Reading: The Treaty of Versailles

Reading: Times of Contrast

Viewing: Images of the Roaring Twenties

Reading: A Decade of Excess

Reading: The Stock Market Crashes

Reading: The New Deal

Listening: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Woman of Vision

Writing: Report on an Important Twentieth-Century American

Time Line: Presidents from 1900 to 1940

Expansion: Thinking Like an Historian

Unit 9: World War II and the Postwar Era

Reading: From Depression to War

Reading: World Conflicts Lead to War

Reading: Peace or War for the United States?

Viewing: Images of the War Effort

Listening: The Code Talkers

Reading: The Axis Powers Are Defeated

Reading: Boom Times

Reading: Prejudice Follows the Soldiers Home

Reading: A New Kind of War

Reading: Cold War Fears

Reading: Social and Technological Changes

Writing: Report on an Inventor or Scientist of the Mid-Twentieth Century

Time Line: Presidents from 1940 to 1960

Expansion: The Postwar Period

Unit 10: Decades of Protest: The 1960s and Beyond

Reading: A New Frontier

Reading: The Cold War Intensifies

Reading: The Civil Rights Movement

Listening: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reading: Other Groups Struggle for Equality

Reading: End of an Era

Reading: The United States in Vietnam

Reading: Protecting the Environment

Writing: Report on a Leader Who Acted for Change

Reading: Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Carter

Time Line: Presidents from 1960 to 1980

Expansion: Songs of Protest

Unit 11: Entering the Twenty-First Century

Reading: Jobs Change; People Move

Reading: Schools Meet America’s Changing Needs

Listening: The Sánchez Sisters

Reading: Environmental Concerns Increase

Reading: Inventions Change Our Lives Again

Reading: Information Explosion

Reading: Four Recent Presidents

Viewing: Interpreting Political Cartoons

Reading: Globalization

Reading: September 11, 2001, and Its Aftermath

Reading: Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon

Viewing: Images of U.S. Concerns at Home and Abroad

Time Line: Presidents from 1980 to 2007

Expansion: Looking Back, Looking Forward




List of Maps

Highland Regions

Mediterranean Regions

Native American Homelands

Free States and Slave States and Territories after the Missouri Compromise, 1821

The United States after Secession, 1861

The Civil War

The United States in the Pacific and Latin America, 1900

Grassland Regions

Reservations in the West, 1890

Desert Regions

Women’s Suffrage before 1920

Europe in 1914

Europe after World War I

German Aggression, 1938—1941

Allied Advances in the Pacific, 1941—1945

Allied Advances in Europe and North Africa, 1942—1945

Europe after World War II

Range of Soviet Missiles

Soviet Threat and U.S. Response

War in Southeast Asia

Central Asia: The Middle East

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