How The States Got Their Shapes

Author: Mr. Mark Stein
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061899860
Size: 53.75 MB
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How the States Got Their Shapes examines: Why West Virginia has a finger creeping up the side of Pennsylvania Why Michigan has an upper peninsula that isn't attached to Michigan Why some Hawaiian islands are not Hawaii Why Texas and ...

Measuring America

Author: Andro Linklater
Publisher: Plume Books
ISBN: 9780452284593
Size: 48.12 MB
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A thought-provoking history of America's system of measurement explains how, following the American Revolution, a single system of weights and measures, the American Customary System, was developed in order to help survey and map out the ...

American Panic

Author: Mark Stein
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137464178
Size: 61.44 MB
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This book also devotes chapters to African Americans, Native Americans, Catholics, Mormons, Jews, Chinese and Japanese peoples, Communists, Capitalists, women, and a highly turbulent but largely forgotten panic over Freemasons.

Origins

Author: Annie Murphy Paul
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743296621
Size: 31.16 MB
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Paul presents an in-depth examination of how personalities are formed by biological, social, and emotional factors.

The Scrambled States Of America Talent Show

Author: Laurie Keller
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1429940115
Size: 44.87 MB
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This title has Common Core connections. The Scrambled States of America Talent Show is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

The Men Who United The States

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006207962X
Size: 21.45 MB
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Featuring 32 illustrations throughout the text, The Men Who United the States is a fresh look at the way in which the most powerful nation on earth came together.

Lost States

Author: Michael J. Trinklein
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781594744105
Size: 49.20 MB
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The history of proposed states which were never granted statehood.

Mediated

Author: Thomas de Zengotita
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781596917644
Size: 41.29 MB
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"Reading Thomas de Zengotita's Mediated is like spending time with a wild, wired friend-the kind who keeps you up late and lures you outside of your comfort zone with a speed rap full of brilliant notions.

Names On The Land

Author: George R. Stewart
Publisher: NYRB Classics
ISBN: 9781590172735
Size: 32.46 MB
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Stewart’s answer is always a story—one of the countless stories that lie behind the rich and strange diversity of the USA.