Learn how immigrants changed America.
Learn about the first Europeans to settle in America.
The Louisiana Purchase occurred in 1803, when President Thomas Jefferson's decision doubled the county's size.
Discusses the first European attempt at a settlement in what became the United States, made by the Spanish in 1526, at San Miguel de Gualdape.
Discusses the formation of the Great Lakes, the communities that used the lake's resources, the people who lived there, and British rule.
This book describes Alaska and Hawaii that became states, islands in the Caribbean and the Pacific that are territories, and compacts of free association with the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marsh...
Describes the people and events that led to the growth of America by the movement West.
Describes the events, people, and hardships surrounding the California Gold Rush.
Discusses the history, engineering, architecture, and mechanical innovations of the Erie Canal.
Describes the building of the transcontinental railroad, the route it took, and the people who built it.
Discusses the expansion of America via the Oregon Trail, the mountain men who developed it, and the missionaries and settlers who followed.
Describes the Santa Fe Trail, the route it took, and the people who traveled it.
Discusses the people of the Southeast woodlands, their history, origins, daily life and customs, and what they believed.
Discusses the people of the plains and prairies, their origin, history, daily lives and customs, and their beliefs.
Discusses the people of the Northwest and Subarctic regions, their origin, history, daily lives and customs, and beliefs.
Discusses the history of Native Americans who lived in California, their origin, daily life and customs, and their beliefs.
Discusses the people of the plateau, their history, origin, daily life and customs, and their beliefs.
Discusses the people of the Northeast woodlands, their origins, history, daily lives, and beliefs.