This book discusses the Vietnam War, its effects on America, and how the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was conceived. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.
France wanted to show its support of American democracy by giving the country a gift for the centennial. This gift would become the Statue of Liberty. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.
Jonah Robinson wanted to entice people to South Dakota, so he proposed building a monument out of a mountain. Robinson found Gutzon Borglum, a talented sculptor who took on the incredible task. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.
Mary Young Pickersgill sewed the Star-Spangled Banner, which later inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that became the country's national anthem.
The origins of today's capital city began with George Washington, who hired Pierre Charles L'Enfant to design the capital. Washington, D.C. has been the sight of many historical events.
From American revolutionaries to abolitionists to suffragettes, generations have celebrated the Liberty Bell’s message of freedom. This informative book explores the history and importance of America’s most famous bell.
Did you know the Pledge of Allegiance began as a children’s magazine poem in 1892? Since then it has been recited in schools, courts, and more. This title introduces students to history and meaning of the Pledge.