About 3 million people visit the Alamo every year. First started as a mission to convert Native Americans to Christianity, then occupied by Spanish soldiers and becoming a place of turmoil and battle between Mexico and Texas, it is now proudly restored and stands as one of our nations most valued symbols. Learn all about the key people who fought in these battles, from General Santa Anna, to Davy Crockett and Sam Houston, and why the Alamo is referred to as the Cradle of Texas Liberty. This book will allow students to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Explore the time of slavery in America through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Learn background information about Arlington Naitonal Cemetary and the sacrifices of American fallen soldiers.
Learn detailed information about the Korean War Memorial and basic history about this war.
Detailed descriptions and photos of the USS Arizona Memorial help the reader to understand and appreciate the sacrifices of our American soldiers.
Learn detailed information about the Vietnam War Memorial and basic history of this war.
Detailed descriptions about the World War I Memorial explore basic history about this war.