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The American Flag

Shirley Jordan (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848319

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.

The Civil War

Shirley Jordan (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848524

Explains the great calamity that was the Civil War, highlighting the major battles and prominent players in that conflict.

The Mystery of the Deadly Duel

Pat Perrin (author), Wim Coleman (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848869

An account of the events leading up to the famous 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, two important figures in the early politics of the United States.

Presidential Pet "Tails"

Kathleen Muldoon (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847893

Describes some of the pets who have shared the White House with various presidents, including Thomas Jefferson's mockingbird, Abraham Lincoln's goats, Warren Harding's dog, and John Kennedy's hamsters.

Abraham Lincoln: A Great American Life

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613846964

Profiles the self-educated man who arose from poverty to become the sixteenth president of the United States.

Monarchy

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9780789158925

The first monarchies date back to about the time civilization began. Many existing monarchies have survived for centuries. The monarchy of Great Britain is more than 1,000 years old. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

The Statue of Liberty

Thomas Owens & Diana Helmer (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993925

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.

Washington Is Burning! The War of 1812

Alvin Cunningham (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9780789158963

Begins with a factual overview of the War of 1812 and then continues with a fictional story centering on Sophie Turner and her father. The Turners are slaves owned by President James Madison and his wife, Dolley. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Ancient Governments

Nancy Scniderman (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9780789158895

This book discusses several ancient civilizations and their form of government. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Thomas Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993956

This book discusses the Vietnam War, its effects on America, and how the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was conceived. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Socialism and Communism

Nancy Shniderman (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993857

Socialism developed as a reaction to the capitalistic ideals of competition and profit. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels created a communist form of socialism in which the change would take place quickly. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Feudalism

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993673

At the start of the Middle Ages, governments were practically nonexistent. Leaders couldn't organize their subjects or protect their borders. Feudalism evolved to bring the leaders and nobility together. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Democracy

Sue Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993628

Democracies began in ancient Athens and Rome in the sixth century B.C. These early democracies were the models for American democracy, which became the model for other modern democracies. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Elections & Political Parties

Carol Parenzan Smalley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993642

This book looks at the political parties, the democratic process, and elections in the United States. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

The Executive Branch

Carol Parenzan Smalley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993666

This book looks at the history and responsibilities of the executive branch of the United States government which includes the president, vice-president, cabinet, and other agencies and councils. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

The Legislative Branch

Carol Parenzan Smalley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993741

This book looks at the history, organization, and responsibilities of the legislative branch of the United States government. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

The Judicial Branch

Carol Parenzan Smalley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993734

This book looks at the history, organization, and responsibilities of the judicial branch of the United States government. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

State and Local Government

Carol Parenzan Smalley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993918

This book looks at the organization, duties, and responsibilities of state and local governments in the United States. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.