Social Studies

Social Studies (X) - Marshall Cavendish Benchmark (X) - American History (X)

1898 to World War II

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Presents the history of Hispanic Americans between 1898 and World War II. Describes the development of communities in New Mexico, New York, California, and Florida. Includes photos, a timeline, and a glossary.

1898 to World War II

1950s to 1960s

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Provides a comprehensive examination of Hispanics in America from the 1950s to 1960s, introducing key figures and events. Features illustrations, photographs, sidebars, a glossary, a timeline, and a list of resources for further study.

1950s to 1960s

1970s to 1980s

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Depicts the struggle of Hispanic Americans during the 1970s and 1980s and the contributions made by them in the fields of politics, union organizing, literature, business, and art. Discusses the ongoing problems of illegal immigrants entering America in search of a better life. Includes photographs, maps, a timeline, a glossary, and an index.

1970s to 1980s

1990s to 2010

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Provides a comprehensive examination of Hispanics in America from the 1990s to 2010s, introducing key figures and events. Features illustrations, photographs, sidebars, a glossary, a timeline, and a list of resources for further study.

1990s to 2010

The Spanish-American War

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Explores the conflict between Spain and the United States as well as Cuba's own battle for independence. Also examines the impact of the war on Hispanic communities in the Southwest. Includes artwork, photographs, and a time-line.

The Spanish-American War

American Archaeology Uncovers the Dutch Colonies

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American archaeologists uncover important information about English immigrants who settled on the eastern coastline of North American during the colonial period. Among these colonies was the well-known settlement of Jamestown which grew in "fits and starts," and produced evidence of Native American trading. Archaeologists also learned about the kind of shelters which were built, the food which was eaten, and the goods which were purchased.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Dutch Colonies

American Archaeology Uncovers the Earliest English Colonies

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Uses a student-friendly tone and format to introduce readers to the science of historical archaeology, focusing on the earliest English settlements. Explores key concepts of historical archaeology and discusses the tools for understanding how archaeologists uncover clues to America's past. Features maps, sidebars, a glossary, and a list of resources for further study.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Earliest English Colonies

American Archaeology Uncovers the Underground Railroad

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American archaeologists uncover information about an "early underground railroad" which brought African-American slaves from the South to the North for safety and new freedom. Also includes persons who were part of this movement like Harriet Tubman, and Henry Ward Beecher, and members of churches.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Underground Railroad