Use as a stand-alone textbook, a resource of supplemental activities to enrich another textbook, or as a review course. Focus on American history from the time of the first European explorers interacting with Native Americans through the Reconstruction Era following the Civil War. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. br /In this book, students will:Supply evidence to support conclusionsDraw inferences based on the evaluation of evidenceDistinguish between facts and opinionsAnalyze historical chronologyAcquire new vocabularyInterpret and draw information from maps, political cartoons, and chartsCopyright 2015. Recommended for grades 8-12. 8 x 11 inches. Softcover, 336 pages.