American History

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

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

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

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

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

Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison (Unabridged)

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Twelve-year-old Mary Jemison took for granted her peaceful days on her family's farm in eastern Pennsylvania. But on a spring day in 1758, something happened that changed her life forever.

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800L
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07:18
Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison (Unabridged)

Mission US: City of Immigrants

In Mission 4: “City of Immigrants,” players navigate New York’s Lower East Side as Lena, a young Jewish immigrant from Russia. Trying to save money to bring her parents to America, she works long hours in a factory for little money and gets caught up in the growing labor movement.

Timeline: American History

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In Timeline: American History, players have hands of cards and take turns attempting to place the cards correctly into the growing timeline. Easy at first, but rapidly growing more difficult, Timeline: American History tests your knowledge and helps you learn the history of the nation.

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Middle
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Social Studies
Play Time: 
15 min.
Timeline: American History

Timeline: Americana

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Timeline: Americana takes the players through a historical tour of the popular history of the country. Each player has a hand of cards, and they take turns trying to place those cards correctly into the growing timeline. Guess correctly to get rid of all your cards and win!

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Middle
High
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Social Studies
Play Time: 
15 min.
Timeline: Americana

1775: The American Revolution

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In 1775: Rebellion, players take the roles of the American Continental Army and Patriots against the British Army and the Loyalists. Each side tries to control the colonies, provinces and territories.

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Middle
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Social Studies
Play Time: 
90 min.
1775: The American Revolution

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