American History a Day at a Time ? July : A Daily History Lesson of Historical Facts and Trivia for July
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the July installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the story of the American colonies. American History a Day at a Time - July 2015 focuses on the colonial period of American history. During this time, the British, Spanish and French established colonies on the North American continent. The establishment of these colonies had profound effects on the local Amerindian population. The colonies also played a role in European Wars as the powers jockeyed for supremacy. The European colonial history of the North American continent began in the Fifteenth century. It continued until the beginning of the American Revolution in 1775. The revolution had an impact on the entire world. These colonies turned nation would grow into one of the world's great super powers. The history of the colonial era of settlement is one of humankind's most fascinating stories. History surrounds us. The multitude of historical events that led to this era can seem almost overwhelming. Most people think of history as a list of dates and people that seem almost irrelevant to our daily live. Nothing can be further from the truth. The events of history make us what we are today. Understanding these events and people will help us understand many things in today's world. It you have ever read those "This Day In History" headings in newspapers and on a multitude of websites, you may wonder at the stories behind those brief headlines. American History a Day at a Time - July seeks to do just that, explore the story behind the headlines. Humankind has a history stretching back thousands of years. During this time a huge accumulation of historical events has occurred. This volume deals with dates in March and focuses on the Colonial and Revolutionary period of American History. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago days. Further volumes will cover American history as it unfolds, day by day.
- Paperback | 72 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.32mm | 158.76g
- 23 Jun 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations