Ancient Land with a Fascinating Past: The History of Mexico

Ancient Land with a Fascinating Past: The History of Mexico

Amy N. Hunter (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422286838

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For thousands of years, humans have lived and worked in the land that today is known as Mexico. This book provides an overview of Mexican history, from the origins of its ancient civilizations, such as the Olmec and Maya, to the arrival and impact of Spanish conquistadores in the 16th century, to the struggles for Mexico to become a stable, modern, independent state during the 19th and 20th centuries. This book also examines the present-day issues that affect Mexico, including widespread poverty and economic inequality, as well as a brutal internal conflict between government forces and powerful drug cartels.

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Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Cultural/Diversity History
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Social Studies
English (US)
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