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Leaders in Colonial New York

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New York would not be the state it is today without the many strong leaders of its past. This fascinating resource examines some of the most influential men and women in New York's early history, including Peter Minuit, Sybil Ludington, Peter Stuyvesant, Red Jacket, and George Clinton. Entertaining biographical information is woven into the narrative of New York history and is presented along with primary source documents and paintings supporting the contributions of these early luminaries.

Leaders in Colonial New York

New York's Erie Canal

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The Erie Canal played a pivotal role in the economic, geographic, and political growth of New York State. This interactive eBook combines videos, activities, interactive timelines, primary sources, and teaching tools to provide students with a hands-on look at how the canal was built, the impact it had on commerce, and how people use it today.

New York's Erie Canal

New York's Economic Growth

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With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, New York State truly came into its own as a center for industry and economy. Businessmen like Jay Gould of the railroad industry and oil tycoon JD Rockefeller helped make New York prosperous, while many local inventors, engineers, and architects helped create new and valuable ideas. From the beauty and strength of the Brooklyn Bridge to the innovations of Corning Glass Works, New York's past and present are ripe with fascinating tales of economic growth and innovation.

New York's Economic Growth

The Colony of New York

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New York was one of the thirteen original British colonies. During those early days, New York began to establish itself as a land of valuable resources and innovative, free-thinking individuals. This book chronicles the history of early New York, how it became a British colony, and what life was like in colonial New York. The facts are richly supplemented with detailed maps and primary source documents from the era.

The Colony of New York

New York in the American Revolution

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Uniquely presented here is the New York experience of the American Revolution. New York was the site of several important battles and many New Yorkers were major contributors in the war effort. Budding historians learn about the early stirrings of dissatisfaction with British rule, and how this conflict escalated into the development of a new country. This volume contains political cartoons, paintings, and other primary source documents.

New York in the American Revolution

Teens Using Social Networks

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Teens love connecting with their friends on social networks, and this eBook aims to instruct them on how to be safe when sharing and interacting online. The simulations engage the reader with a realistic social networking experience including how and when to accept a friend request and virtual profile creation—all within the safe, controlled environment of the eBook. Links and resources are provided for users looking for safer social networking options designed specifically for teens.

Teens Using Social Networks

Teens Stopping Cyberbullying

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Cyberbullying is a dangerous epidemic that more and more teens face today. Teens are always connected, and bullying can be anonymous and relentless. This eBook explains how the painful problem can plague so many teens and offers important guidance for understanding and stopping a cyberbully in their tracks. Simulations present users with constructive options for dealing with a cyberbully, such as collecting evidence against a bully and getting help in putting a stop to the attacks. Interactive sidebars discuss the real-world consequences of cyberbullying.

Teens Stopping Cyberbullying

Teens Protecting Their Privacy Online

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Teens can sometimes "overshare" on social networks and other Web sites without thinking about the risks they face by exposing themselves to an entire world of strangers online. Through interactive simulations on strong password and profile creation, this interactive eBook instructs teens to be mindful of what they do with their personal information, including how they share photos and set privacy settings on social networks. The eBook also discusses how to keep a computer safe from Phishing schemes, spyware, and other malicious attacks, such as those launched by hackers.

Teens Protecting Their Privacy Online

Teens Playing Games Online

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Online games are hugely popular with teens and adults alike. From single-player "casual games" on a cell phone or social network to massive multiplayer online games (or mmogs), there are a lot of ways a teen can spend his or her time online. However, it is important teens remember that, as with any online activity, there come risks. This interactive eBook teaches teens how to participate safely in the online gaming community, from keeping personal information private while gaming on social networks to avoiding bullies and "griefers" online.

Teens Playing Games Online

Teens Avoiding Predators Online

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Teens online need to be aware of the dangers of inadvertently connecting with an online predator. This interactive eBook explains the tactics a predator may use and the red flags and warning signs that an online friend is not a safe buddy. The interactive platform simulates situations such as messages and e-mails and teaches teens how to avoid predators from within the safe, controlled environment of the eBook. Sidebars highlight the finer points of the discussion, such as the role the government plays in protecting children online.

Teens Avoiding Predators Online

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