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The Legacy of the War of 1812

Lizann Flatt (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197337

Fought during a period of nation-building in North America, the War of 1812 helped cement America's sovereignty as a nation and Canada's sense of national pride at having successfuly repelled an invasion. This intriguing book helps readers understand the significance and long-term effects of the War of 1812 after the signing of the Treaty of Ghent ended hostilities in 1815. In the United States, these included the creation of heroes, the birth of a national anthemThe Star-Spangled Banner, and the reneging on treaties which destroyed Shawnee Chief Tecumseh's dream of an Indian confederacy; in Canada, it was prosperity through British war chests and a bonding of the provinces through a common foe.

What Caused the War of 1812?

Sally Isaacs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197344

In 1812, the Napoleonic Wars in far-off Europe began a chain of actions that would lead the United States into war against Britain and its colonies in Canada in the New World. This fascinating book reveals how U.S. president James Madison declared war on Britain for harming U.S. trade with Europe by naval blockade, for impressing U.S. citizens into the service of the British Royal Navy, for siding with Native Americans against the U.S., and for standing in the way of American expansion to the north into Canada.

Counting Our People

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797567

Counting Our People, is a new addition to Cherry Lake's Citizens and Their Governments series. This book, released to coincide with the US census, will help the reader understand the history and importance of counting our people and the impact it has on the way we govern.

Working at City Hall

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800167

City hall is a bustling place, filled with workers of all kinds. Readers will learn about the many jobs people do to keep our cities running smoothly.

Benjamin Franklin

Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743987554

Benjamin Franklin was a man of many talents. His mind was constantly working to make things better for the colonists both before and after independence. Franklin was also a great writer, and he contributed to both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

Water

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796829

Describes how water is transported, treated and stored from its source into homes, schools, and offices.

What Do They Do? Judges

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602798168

The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Judges, gives young readers an idea of the role that Judges play in keeping their community safe.

What Do They Do? Police Officers

Gaetano Capici (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602798120

The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Police Officers, gives young readers an idea of the role that Police Officers play in their community.

Homeland Security

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797574

Homeland Security discusses why and how the Department of Homeland Security was created and the measures taken by the Department to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States.

World War II U.S. Homefront

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377112

This book relays the factual details of the U.S. homefront during World War II. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a female bomber plant worker, an African-American worker, and a Japanese-American business owner. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

The Creation of the U.S. Constitution

Roberta Baxter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377068

This book relays the factual details of the creation of the U.S. Constitution. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a serving girl at a Pennsylvania boardinghouse, a law clerk in the state of Virginia, and an apprentice printer. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

The United Nations

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881183

The United Nations is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's staff and volunteers are working to provide children with access to medical treatment and education. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like UNICEF help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? UNICEF to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

Woodrow Wilson

Carol Brunelli (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540623

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Woodrow Wilson, twenty-eighth president of the United States.

William Clinton

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540760

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William (Bill) Clinton, forty-second president of the United States.

William Howard Taft

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540616

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William Howard Taft, twenty-seventh president of the United States.

Warren G. Harding

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540630

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Warren G. Harding, twenty-ninth president of the United States.

Theodore Roosevelt

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540609

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth president of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson

Elizabeth Sirimarco (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540388

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Jefferson's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the third president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

The Emancipation Proclamation

Charles W. Carey Jr. (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542009

The Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, declared all Confederate slaves to be free. Because the order only applied to Southern states that the Union did not control, few slaves benefited immediately. However, many see the historic document as a key turning point in the U.S. Civil War and in the movement to abolish slavery.

Richard M. Nixon

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540715

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Richard M. Nixon, thirty-seventh president of the United States.

Ronald Reagan

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540746

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fortieth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

Rutherford B. Hayes

Sandra Francis (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540548

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Rutherford B. Hayes, nineteenth president of the United States.

Millard Fillmore

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540487

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Millard Fillmore, thirteenth president of the United States.

Martin Van Buren

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540432

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540708

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the thirty-sixth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.