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The grand drama of American history is covered for middle school and high school students, starting with Columbus's landing, and continuing through European colonization, United States independence, and the nation's development and growth to become the leading world power. This edition has been updated to include important events of the twenty-first century. Titles in Barron's Painless Series are written especially for middle school and high school students who are having a difficult time with a specific subject. In many cases, a student is confused by the subject's complexity and details. Still other students simply finds a subject uninteresting, an attitude that usually results in lower grades. Painless titles offer informal, student-friendly approaches to each subject, emphasizing interesting details, supplementing the text with amusing insights, and outlining potential pitfalls clearly and step by step. Students begin to understand how disparate details all fit together to form a clear picture. Timelines, ideas for interesting projects, and "Brain Tickler" quizzes in many of these titles help to take the pain out of study and improve each student's grades.

Synopsis:

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Really. This isn't going to hurt at all . . .

If you really hate reading those dry history books and sitting through classroom lectures, you'll change your mind about American History when you open this book. It presents the story of our nation as a exciting drama, filled with fascinating men and women and great human adventures. It starts with description of the first native Americans, then continues through Columbus's landing, European exploration and colonization, United States independence, and the nation's development and growth to become a world power. You'll find timelines to help you understand how historic events relate to one another, ideas for interesting projects, and amusing "Brain Tickler" quizzes to help take the pain out of study and improve your grades.

For Middle School and High School Students

Synopsis:

The full span of American history is covered in this lively and fascinating narrative--the discoveries, the personalities, the wars, and the scientific and technological triumphs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764106200
Other:
Lader, Curt
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Author:
Lader, Curt
Location:
Hauppauge, N.Y.
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - History - General
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
Study Guide; American History
Subject:
Study guide
Subject:
American history
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Barron's Painless Study
Series Volume:
v. 4
Publication Date:
19991001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.0 x 6.0 in 15.2 oz
Age Level:
12-UP

Related Subjects

Children's » History » United States » 1900 to Present
Children's » History » United States » General
Children's » Nonfiction » US History
Education » General
History and Social Science » US History » General

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"Synopsis" by , (back cover)

Really. This isn't going to hurt at all . . .

If you really hate reading those dry history books and sitting through classroom lectures, you'll change your mind about American History when you open this book. It presents the story of our nation as a exciting drama, filled with fascinating men and women and great human adventures. It starts with description of the first native Americans, then continues through Columbus's landing, European exploration and colonization, United States independence, and the nation's development and growth to become a world power. You'll find timelines to help you understand how historic events relate to one another, ideas for interesting projects, and amusing "Brain Tickler" quizzes to help take the pain out of study and improve your grades.

For Middle School and High School Students

"Synopsis" by , The full span of American history is covered in this lively and fascinating narrative--the discoveries, the personalities, the wars, and the scientific and technological triumphs.
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