Explore American history with the European men and women who first traversed the landscape. Units are divided into: Exploration of the New World (from Leif Ericsson to Henry Hudson), Settlement of a New Land (Miles Standish to George Whitefield), Founding of a New Nation (B. Franklin to James McGready), Growth of the Nation, and the Maturing of America (through 2008). Clear, chronological chapters provide an engaging narrative of the history of the United States, and are accompanied by a number of black and white photographs, reproductions, and maps. Comprehension questions end each chapter. 266 indexed pages, softcover. Appendices include a list of presidents and important facts on the states & territories. Grade 5.
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