Publisher: Wikibooks 2006
Number of pages: 158
This textbook is based initially on the College Entrance Examination Board test in Advanced Placement United States History. This seems to be the best reference on which to build a textbook, since it is a standard on the subject and covers what most U.S. history students study in high school and college. Overall, however, the content and structure may in time vary from all other books.
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From the table of contents: Colonial America; Pre American Revolution; American Revolution; Battles; Post Revolution; War of 1812; Mexican-American War; American Civil War; Amendments to the United States Constitution; and much more.
by Charles A. Beard, Mary R. Beard - The MacMillan Company
High school textbook in American history. Focused on the important aspects and movements of each period, treated are the causes and results of wars, rather than military strategy. Full of illustrations, maps, portraits, paintings and photographs.
by Henry W. Elson - Patriot Publishing Co.
The text is an impartial narrative supplementing the pictures. The more intelligent people of the country desire the truth put on record, and all bitter feeling eliminated. This work, with its text and pictures, will add greatly to that end.
by Lawrence Beesley - Houghton Mifflin
Lawrence Beesley boarded the Titanic to go for a holiday in the States. His account of the epic disaster is widely regarded as one of the fairest and most comprehensive of its kind. Full of nautical detail and written with a hair-raising clarity.