A detailed overview of the expansion of the United States, from the Louisiana Purchase to the Civil War, focusing on the 18th and early 19th Centuries.
A section on Canada's history during this same era is also included.
This book tells the story of two expanding nations, including the triumphs and the human costs, particularly to the Native Americans, the African Americans, and the soldiers and families affected by the Civil War.
Timeline: 1795 CE to 1905 CE.
|Growth of a modern nation|
|The French and Barbary wars|
|Lewis and Clark|
|The war of 1812|
|The ive Tribes|
|Texas and Mexico|
|The trail of tears|
|Gold and the Oregon trail|
|Slavery and the underground railroad|
|The North: Factories and cities|
|Civil War breaks out|
|Civil War: the conclusion|
|Native Americans forced out|
|End of the century: Money and ideas|
|Art, music and literature|
|Canada: Peoples and rebellions|
|Canada: Union and Constitution|
Series: History of the World (Zak Books)
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old
For Grades: 5 - 8
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st January 2009
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 23.9 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.522