Description : This reproducible book is an introduction to your great state. Kids will learn about their state history, geography, presidents, people, places, nature, animals, and much more by completing these enriching activities.
Description : The perfect reference guide for students in grades 3 and up - or anyone! This handy, easy-to-use reference guide is divided into seven color-coded sections which includes Pennsylvania basic facts, geography, history, people, places, nature and miscellaneous information. Each section is color coded for easy recognition. This Pocket Guide comes with complete and comprehensive facts ALL about Pennsylvania. Riddles, recipes, and surprising facts make this guide a delight! Pennsylvania Basics section explores your state's symbols and their special meaning. Pennsylvania Geography section digs up the what's where in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania History section is like traveling through time to some of Pennsylvania's greatest moments. Pennsylvania People section introduces you to famous personalities and your next-door neighbors. Pennsylvania Places section shows you where you might enjoy your next family vacation. Pennsylvania Nature section tells what Mother Nature gave to Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Miscellaneous section describes the real fun stuff ALL about Pennsylvania.
Description : The reproducible coloring book includes pictures of characters, places, facts, and fun. The kids can color their way around your state while learning new facts. Great for school, home or on the road.
Description : The Keystone State, so nicknamed because it was geographically situated in the middle of the thirteen original colonies and played a crucial role in the founding of the United States, has remained at the heart of American history. Created partly as a safe haven for people from all walks of life, Pennsylvania is today the home of diverse cultures, religions, ethnic groups, social classes, and occupations. Many ideas, institutions, and interests that were first formed or tested in Pennsylvania spread across America and beyond, and continue to inform American culture, society, and politics. This book tells that story--and more. It recenters Pennsylvania in the American historical narrative. Pennsylvania: A History of the Commonwealth offers fresh perspectives on the Keystone State from an array of distinguished scholars who view the history of this Commonwealth critically and honestly, using the latest and best scholarship to give a modern account of Pennsylvania's past. They do so by emphasizing the evolution of Pennsylvania as a place and an idea. The book, the first comprehensive history of Pennsylvania in almost three decades, sets the Pennsylvania story in the larger context of national social, cultural, economic, and political development. Without sacrificing treatment of the influential leaders who made Pennsylvania history, the book focuses especially on the lives of everyday people over the centuries. It also magnifies historical events by examining the experiences of local communities throughout the state. Pennsylvania: A History of the Commonwealth is divided into two parts. Part I offers a narrative history of the Commonwealth, paying special attention to the peopling process (the movement of people into, around, and out from the state); the ways people defined and defended communities; the forms of economic production; the means of transportation and communication; the character, content, and consequences of people's values; and the political cultures that emerged from the kinds of society, economy, and culture each period formed and sustained. Part II offers a series of "Ways to Pennsylvania's Past"--nine concise guides designed to enable readers to discover Pennsylvania's heritage for themselves. Geography, architecture, archaeology, folklore and folklife, genealogy, photography, art, oral history, and literature are all discussed as methods of uncovering and understanding the past. Each chapter is especially attuned to Pennsylvania's place in the larger American context, and a Foreword, Introduction, and Epilogue to Part I explore general themes throughout the state's history. An important feature of the book is the large selection of illustrations--more than 400 prints, maps, photographs, and paintings carefully chosen from repositories across the state and beyond, to show how Pennsylvanians have lived, worked, and played through the centuries. This book is the result of a unique collaboration between Penn State Press and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Together they gathered scholars from all over the Commonwealth to envision a new history of the Keystone State and commit their resources to make imagining and writing a new history possible.
Description : The Millionaire GameBook is reproducible and allows kids to learn about their state symbols, tree, flower, motto, statehood date, capital city, natural resources, weather and borders. The book includes multiple choice questions that are challenging and fun to answer with established dollar values to tally for extra excitement. This book covers fascinating state facts and meets state standards.
Description : Pennsylvania Elections provides a systematic and thorough analysis of every statewide election in Pennsylvania since 1950. By combining quantitative political science, political history, and political geography, this book will both pique the interest of those interested in the state’s politics and serve as a reference source for future scholars.
Description : Provides an introduction to the history, government, economy, resources, and people of the Pennsylvania Colony. Includes maps, charts, and a timeline.