Americana a Civics Handbook : Second Edition
Please refer to ISBN Number 978-1514221563. Larger sized edition (8.5" x 11" with bigger and better images - same price!). Americana A Civics Handbook, Second Edition is new and improved. With about 100 additional pages, there is so much more information! As in the first edition, there is a concise, chronological accounting, focusing on the early years of America. Included are narrative facts from Colonial times and the Revolutionary War era, leading up to the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, as well as the Bill of Rights. Also included is information about the Presidents, Vice Presidents, First Ladies, the Original Thirteen Colonies, Three Branches of Government, the Fifty States, National Symbols, Electoral College and more. Additionally, the U.S. Citizenship Test of 100 questions (with and without the answers) is newly included, and is excellent for civics studies as well as an aid to citizenship studies. There is a special note on the National Parks...their history and how they preserve our American heritage. There are so many sites of historic importance as well as areas of natural beauty preserved for our benefit. There are lists of the National Parks related to Colonial and Revolutionary War times, Site of Remembrance (for our Veterans), and of our most cherished National Parks. There are over 50 pages of historical sketches and images - with new images and more descriptions about them. There is so much more in this Second Edition. Everyone should have a copy!
- Paperback | 298 pages
- 203.2 x 254 x 17.27mm | 739.35g
- 20 Jun 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations