Hands-on America Volume III features over three dozen historically accurate projects that bring America’s past alive. Featured sections include the remarkable Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery expedition with a map of the Louisiana Purchase, an overview of their exploration, and eight take-apart animals. The Westward Movement section with a map of the important trails, ten activities, and information on pioneers brings history alive. The Plains Indians section with a map that identifies the ten High Plains tribes and eight Prairie tribes, along with activities inspired by the abundant crafts available, includes over 20 original objects adapted to paper and easily found materials, such as a cradleboard, rattles, dolls, games, and jewelry. Other activities highlight Sacagawea, an earth lodge, and a Chinook Indian canoe. Clear instructions and illustrations assist readers in creating quality products while they learn about the history of the United States.