Kids don't need long, boring textbooks to learn about history. Starting with America's earliest inhabitants in 20,000 BCE and finishing in the modern day, American History for Kids helps them explore America's past through memorable and exciting facts that they will love to share.
This engaging look at American history for kids age 8-12 includes:
- 500 facts—This book introduces kids to many of the incredible things that have happened in America, one informative tidbit at a time.
- The complete timeline—Kids will learn all about important people, places, and events across thousands of years of American history.
- A leg up on learning—These facts provide kids with a head start on the topics they'll be covering in class, plus things they might not learn in school.
Help history come alive with the incredible facts inside this top choice among American history books.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Earliest Inhabitants [20,000 BCE to 1400 CE] 1
Chapter 2 The Age of Exploration [1400 CE to 1800 CE] 8
Chapter 3 The Thirteen Colonies [1606-1776] 28
Chapter 4 United States of America [1776-1800] 54
Chapter 5 Westward Expansion [1801-1861] 68
Chapter 6 A Nation Divided [1861-1865] 88
Chapter 7 Reconstruction [1863-1877] 108
Chapter 8 Reshaping a Nation [1860-1914] 124
Chapter 9 Early to Middle 20th Century [1914-1968] 142
Chapter 10 Highlights of Modern America [1970 to today] 158