Description : The Collins College Outline for United States History from 1865 follows the key moments and players in American history from the Civil War Reconstruction period to the record high gas prices and low presidential poll numbers of 2006, with information on politics, disasters, crimes and scandals, social issues, pop culture, and more. This guide also contains appendixes on the territorial expansion and admission of states into the Union, the population of the United States, and a timeline of presidents and secretaries of state. Completely revised and updated by Dr. John Baick, this book includes a test yourself section with answers and complete explanations at the end of each chapter. Also included are bibliographies for further reading, as well as numerous vocabulary lists, exercises, and examples. The Collins College Outlines are a completely revised, in-depth series of study guides for all areas of study, including the Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science, Language, History, and Business. Featuring the most up-to-date information, each book is written by a seasoned professor in the field and focuses on a simplified and general overview of the subject for college students and, where appropriate, Advanced Placement students. Each Collins College Outline is fully integrated with the major curriculum for its subject and is a perfect supplement for any standard textbook.
Description : SparkChartsTM--created by Harvard students for students everywhere--serve as study companions and reference tools that cover a wide range of college and graduate school subjects, including Business, Computer Programming, Medicine, Law, Foreign Language, Humanities, and Science. Titles like How to Study, Microsoft Word for Windows, Microsoft Powerpoint for Windows, and HTML give you what it takes to find success in school and beyond. Outlines and summaries cover key points, while diagrams and tables make difficult concepts easier to digest. This four-page timeline covers people, places, and events from: Reconstruction The Gilded Age The Progressive Era World War I The roaring twenties Depression and the New Deal World War II Baby boom and economic growth Civil rights and Vietnam Watergate and the energy crisis Neoconservatism The new world order
Description : The Fundamental Series consists of subject review books summarizing basic principles in various disciplines of learning. They are ideal study guide companions to our PASSBOOK Q&A test preparation books, providing subject area text review.
Description : Bring history to life for students in grades 6 and up using U.S. History: People and Events (1865–Present)! This 128-page book provides a full-spectrum view of some of the most fascinating and influential lives and occurrences in U.S. history. It features biographical sketches and overviews from the end of the Civil War through Reconstruction, two world wars, and the Civil Rights movement up to the present! The book includes time lines and reinforcement questions and works perfectly as a full unit or classroom supplement. It supports NCSS standards and the National Standards for History.
Description : Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, this book introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in US history. It contains primary documents, secondary sources, chapter introductions, separate introductions to documents and essays in every chapter, bibliographies, and documentation of sources.
Description : This detailed outline of United States history from 1865 is designed to accompany the course material currently in use in college courses and covers the Reconstruction Period through WWII, and more.