New Jersey, a Journey of Discovery

New Jersey, a Journey of Discovery

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New Jersey, A Journey of Discovery is a middle and high school New Jersey history textbook. The outline for this book is based on the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards for Social Studies and teaches geography, history, civics, and economics. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history. The text contains dozens of photographs, local, historical, and contemporary. Features such as timelines, primary source documents, New Jersey portraits, Linking the Past to the Present, and What Do You Think? discussion questions deliver the content in an effective and inviting way, making history come to life. TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 From High Point to Cape May: New Jersey Geography Chapter 2 The First People: The Lenape Chapter 3 European Exploration and Settlement Chapter 4 Colonial New Jersey Chapter 5 Crossroads of the American Revolution Chapter 6 A New Country Chapter 7 The Age of Canals and Steam Chapter 8 New Jersey and the Civil War Chapter 9 Reconstruction, Immigrants, and the Industrial Revolution Chapter 10 New Jersey in the Early Twentieth Century Chapter 11 Depression and World War II Chapter 12 Civil Rights, Growth, and More War Chapter 13 Government for All Chapter 14 Economics in the State and the Nationshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 284 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.67g
  • Gibbs Smith Publishers
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1586850067
  • 9781586850067