Colonial America and the Revolutionary War
One of Booklist's "20 Best Bets for Student Researchers, 2009."
Colonial America and the Revolutionary War is written for early readers, ages 7 to 10. It is especially created for young students in a format they can read, understand, and use for assignments. The volume is organized into three main sections:
This section profiles the major early immigrant groups who settled the colonies. It covers where they came from, where they settled, and their customs and folkways. Chapters about Native American tribes and African-American slaves are also included.
The Revolutionary War
This section includes essays on the causes, political history, and most important battles of the Revolutionary War. It concludes with sections on the end of the war and the establishment of the new U.S. government.
This section includes 28 biographical profiles, arranged alphabetically. Each entry begins with a heading listing the individual's name, birth and death dates, and a brief discription of his or her importance to American history. Boldfaced headings lead readers to information on birth, youth, growing up, education, marriage and family, and the nature of the individual's accomplishment. The entries also include portraits of the individual, as well as paintings, photos, and other illustrations to enhance the reader's understanding of the person's achievement.
The volume includes a section describing the most imortant symbols of the revolutionary era, with information on their origins and importance. Also included are a glossary of terms, an appendix containing the most important documents of the era, a timeline, and a concise index.
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