The Kids' Guide to American History: Who, What, When, Where, Why--from a Christian Perspective

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Help your kids understand our national experience with Kids’ Guide to American History. This fully-illustrated guide for 8-to-12 year olds explains US history from a Christian perspective! Describing the who, what, when, where, and why of American history, it covers eight major periods—pre-colonial; colonial; birth of the United States; national growth and challenges (Louisiana Purchase through the Compromise of 1850); slavery and Civil War; industrialization, economic growth, and immigration (late 1800s through ...

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Overview

Help your kids understand our national experience with Kids’ Guide to American History. This fully-illustrated guide for 8-to-12 year olds explains US history from a Christian perspective! Describing the who, what, when, where, and why of American history, it covers eight major periods—pre-colonial; colonial; birth of the United States; national growth and challenges (Louisiana Purchase through the Compromise of 1850); slavery and Civil War; industrialization, economic growth, and immigration (late 1800s through World War I), America as world power (World War II through the end of Cold War), and the 21st century. Intriguing trivia adds to the fun, and it’s all wrapped up in a bright, colorful package that kids will love.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616266004
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/15/2012
  • Series: Kids' Guide to the Bible
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 361,783
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Tracy M. Sumner is a freelance author, writer, and editor in Beaverton, Oregon. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys fly-fishing on world-class Oregon waters.
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Table of Contents

Before You Get Started

1.      Pre-Colonial Times (Columbus in 1492 through 1620 Plymouth)

2.      The Colonial Era (the Pilgrims through stirrings of Revolution, approximately 1764

65’s Sugar, Stamp, and Quartering Acts)

3.      The Birth of the United States (Revolutionary times through Washington’s presidency, 1797)

4.      National Growth and Challenges (the Louisiana Purchase, Indian wars, and the War of 1812, through the Compromise of 1850)

5.      Slavery and Civil War (the 1850’s through Reconstruction)

6.      Industrialization, Economic Growth, and Immigration (the late 1800s through World War I)

7.      America as World Power (WWII through the end of Cold War)

8.      The 21st Century

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