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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and the Battle of Gettysburg Through Primary Sources

by Carin T. Ford

"This nation . . . shall have a new birth of freedom." President Abraham Lincoln delivered these words in his Gettysburg Address, a speech commemorating the fallen soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg. The three-day...


Little Author in the Big Woods

by Yona Zeldis Mcdonough & Jennifer Thermes

Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don’t always realize is that Wilder’s books are autobiographical. This narrative biography...


The Alamo: Would You Join the Fight?

by Elaine Landau

In 1835, a small group of rebels inside the Alamo stood up against a Mexican army. The rebels-including Davey Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Travis-were fighting for Texas independence. Would you or would...


The Underground Railroad: Would You Help Them Escape?

by Elaine Landau

It is the early 1860s. Slavery is legal in the United States. Brave slaves try to escape to freedom along the secret "Underground Railroad," but they don't always make it. What would you do? Would you help and...


The Life of Harriet Tubman: Moses of the Underground Railroad

by Anne Schraff

Sorting myth from truth in this amazing tale of courage and heroism, Anne Schraff breathes new life into the story of the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. "I grew up like a neglected weed-ignorant...


The Life of Frederick Douglass: Speaking Out Against Slavery

by Anne Schraff

Despite being a slave, Douglass learned to read and write. At age 21, he escaped from slavery and forged a new life for himself as a free man. Intelligent and charismatic, Douglass became the leading voice against...


The Industrial Revolution in United States History

by Anita Louise McCormick

Imagine listening as Alexander Graham Bell first demonstrates the telephone, or watching Thomas Edison show off his new invention-the automatic telegraph. In less than two hundred years, the United States changed...


The Battle of the Little Bighorn in United States History

by Nancy Warren Ferrell

In Montana, on June 25, 1876 Lieutenant Colonel George Custer and the Seventh U.S. Cavalry faced thousands of Native American warriors. Custer's Last Stand is the battle resulting from years of fighting between...


The Jim Crow Laws and Racism in United States History

by David K. Fremon

In 1954, the Supreme Court rejected the notion of "separate by equal" facilities in the famous BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION decision. Highlighting the efforts of both blacks and whites to promote racial equality...


What Is the Statue of Liberty?

by Joan Holub, Scott Anderson & John Hinderliter

In 1876, France decided to give the United States a very big and very special present--the Statue of Liberty. The gift was to commemorate the 100th birthday of the United States, and just packing it was no small...


Who Was Louis Braille?

by Margaret Frith, Robert Squier & Scott Anderson

Louis Braille certainly wasn't your average teenager. Blind from the age of four, he was only fifteen when in 1824 he invented a reading system that converted printed words into columns of raised dots. Through...


Working for Freedom: The Story of Josiah Henson

by Rona Arato

By the time he was six, Josiah Henson had been sold three times. At nine, he was beaten by his family's owner for trying to learn to read. After his escape, Josiah became an advocate for those still in bondage....


Cause: Reconstruction America 1863-1877

by Tonya Bolden

After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865,...


Our Kansas Home

by Deborah Hopkinson & Patrick Faricy

Danger Close To Home

Papa is in danger for helping to rescue a free-state settler who was unjustly arrested by Kansas's proslavery sheriff. He has gone into hiding, and Momma and the Keller children are alone...


What Was the Underground Railroad?

by Yona Zeldis Mcdonough, Lauren Mortimer & James Bennett

No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad,"...


Sailors, Whalers, Fantastic Sea Voyages: An Activity Guide to North American Sailing Life

by Valerie Petrillo

Children are fascinated with sailing ships, lighthouses, whaling, shipwrecks, and mutinies, and these 50-plus activities will provide them with a boatful of fun. This activity guide shows kids what life was...


Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

by Penny Colman

In the Spring of 1851 two women met on a street corner in Seneca Falls, New York—Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a thirty-five year old mother of four boys, and Susan B. Anthony, a thirty-one year old, unmarried,...


What Was the Alamo?

by Meg Belviso, Pam Pollack & David Groff

"Remember the Alamo!" is still a rallying cry more than 175 years after the siege in Texas, where a small band of men held off about two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days. The Alamo was a...


Rugged Gold Miners: True Tales of the Wild West

by Jeff Savage

On a frigid day in Coloma, California, James Marshall's heart pounded. An excitable man, he held a shiny, metal nugget in his hand. Could this be gold? To test the metal, he hammered it with a rock. It flattened...


Fearless Scouts: True Tales of the Wild West

by Jeff Savage

Kit Carson aimed his rifle and fired, killing an elk. The young scout walked over to bag his prize. Without warning, two grizzly bears emerged from the trees. Carson managed to escape the bears but lost the...