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    Six Questions of American History
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    Lerner Publications
    Genre/Interest: History & Historical Fiction
    Academic Subject: Social Studies

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    ISBN-10: 1-58013-664-8

    ISBN-13: 978-1-58013-664-8

    Dewey: 790
    Reading Grade Level: 5

    Interest Grade Level: 4 - 6

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    Explore pivotal moments in U.S. history, from colonial times to the Civil War. Discover the who, what, where, when, why, and how of important events such as the Pilgrims settling at Plymouth, Massachusetts, and Abraham Lincoln issuing the Emancipation Proclamation. Writing exercises at the end of each book encourage readers to write their own piece on the book's theme. The six question format, design details, sidebars, and primary-source quotations bring each topic to life.
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    And Other Questions about the Birth of the United States
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    978-0-7613-5330-0
    By: Laura Hamilton Waxman
    In June 1776, colonial delegates to the Continental Congress began writing a document to set up a new country—with a government independent from Britain. The Articles of Confederation created a ...
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    And Other Questions about the French and Indian War
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    978-0-7613-5329-4
    By: Francesca Davis DiPiazza
    When George Washington was twenty-two years old, he served as an officer in the British colonial army. He helped Great Britain in its struggle against France for control of North America.  Both a...
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    And Other Questions about the Underground Railroad
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    978-0-7613-5229-7
    By: Laura Hamilton Waxman
    In the early 1800s, many black slaves in the southern states began to risk their lives to gain freedom in the North. They escaped from plantations with no money to buy food and no maps to help them fi...
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    And Other Questions about the Boston Tea Party
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    978-1-58013-666-2
    By: Linda Gondosch
    On a cold evening in December 1773, a group of men climbed aboard three ships docked in Boston Harbor. Armed with hatchets, the men began breaking into the ships’ valuable cargo—342 crates...
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    And Other Questions about the Struggle over Slavery
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    978-0-7613-5331-7
    By: Wendy Hinote Lanier
    When the Missouri Territory applied for statehood in 1818, the United States had an equal number of free states and slave states. The territory's leaders wanted Missouri to be a slave state. But that ...
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    And Other Questions about the Trail West
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    978-0-7613-5332-4
    By: Miriam Aronin
    In the spring of 1843, nearly one thousand people gathered in Independence, Missouri. They came from all over the eastern United States, and many had to sell most of their possessions to afford the tr...
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    And Other Questions about the Witchcraft Trials
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    978-0-7613-5225-9
    By: Laura Hamilton Waxman
    In June 1692, a jury in Salem, Massachusetts, found Bridget Bishop guilty of performing witchcraft. The only evidence against her was villagers' testimony. As punishment she was publicly hanged. Meanw...
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    And Other Questions about the Erie Canal
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    978-1-58013-667-9
    By: Susan Bivin Aller
    In the early 1800s, many Americans living in the eastern states wanted to explore the western frontier. Vast amounts of land and resources lay to the west—but the Appalachian Mountains formed a ...
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    And Other Questions about the Declaration of Independence
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    978-0-7613-5227-3
    By: Candice Ransom
    In September 1774, American colonial leaders gathered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From New Hampshire to Georgia, colonists were angry about the taxes they were forced to pay to Great Britain. But B...
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    And Other Questions about the Emancipation Proclamation
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    978-1-58013-670-9
    By: Shannon Knudsen
    When Abraham Lincoln became president in March 1861, the United States was on the brink of the Civil War. Six states had already left the Union. The North and the South fought over the question of sla...
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    And Other Questions about the Lewis and Clark Expedition
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    978-0-7613-5226-6
    By: Linda Gondosch
    When President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory in 1803, the size of the United States almost doubled. Suddenly, the country stretched from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the Rock...
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    And Other Questions about the Battle of Little Bighorn
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    978-0-7613-5230-3
    By: Judith Pinkerton Josephson
    By the mid-1800s, thousands of white settlers were traveling westward through the Great Plains. Pioneers built farms and ranches, and companies laid railroads and dug mines. But the plains were the ho...
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    And Other Questions about the Constitutional Convention of 1787
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    978-1-58013-669-3
    By: Candice Ransom
    In May 1787, men from all over the United States arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on serious business. Just eleven years earlier, colonial leaders had met in Philadelphia to declare their indepe...
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    And Other Questions about the Trail of Tears
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    978-1-58013-668-6
    By: Judith Pinkerton Josephson
    On May 26, 1838, U.S. soldiers surrounded Cherokee villages across Georgia. The soldiers came to force Cherokee families to move to a new territory in Oklahoma. The Cherokees had little time to gather...
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    And Other Questions about the Jamestown Settlement
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    978-0-7613-5228-0
    By: Candice Ransom
    In December 1606, three ships carrying 105 men and boys set sail from Dover, England. The ships headed for the eastern shores of North America. There the men planned to establish a new colony known as...
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    And Other Questions about the Plymouth Colony
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    978-1-58013-665-5
    By: Laura Hamilton Waxman
    In December 1620, a group of English settlers stepped out of their boats and climbed up the shore to a point overlooking a small harbor. Known as the Pilgrims, they had traveled far on the Mayflow...
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    And Other Questions about the Founding of Pennsylvania
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    978-0-7613-5328-7
    By: Marty Rhodes Figley
    William Penn was only twenty-two years old the first time he went to prison. He had attended a meeting of the Quakers, people who practiced a religion forbidden in Britain during the 1600s. Despite th...
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    Awards for this Series
    SSLI Book Award
    San Diego Book Award
    Reviews in this Series
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