Describes the first explorers and their expeditions to uncharted lands, discussing their motivations and accomplishments.
Looks at the history of pirates, covering such topics as the pirate code of conduct, life on board a pirate ship, and famous pirates throughout history.
Describes America's earliest settlers, discussing the reasons people took the risky trip, the journey, and the hardships they faced.
The American flag has had many designs since its beginnings in the 1770s. But then, just as today, it was an inspiration for those who lived and fought under it. This book explores the history and symbolism of the American flag, including how it inspired Francis Scott Key to compose the national anthem and encouraged Francis Bellamy and James B. Upham to write the Pledge of Allegiance.
Describes the causes and key events leading up to the Revolutionary War and includes brief profiles of major figures during the period.
Highlights the major events in the history of the Old West and profiles some of the people who settled that area.
Briefly describes life in United States at the beginning of the twentieth century, including immigration, the labor movement, America's role in World War I and world affairs, and the Roaring Twenties.