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Author : Jennifer Overend Prior
Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
Release : 2014-07-25
Page : 32
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 13 : 1480751561
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Introduce students to some of America's most famous man-made landmarks! Students will learn about Hoover Dam, Mount Rushmore, the Statue of Liberty, and more. Readers will also learn the importance of remembering the past and preserving these historical landmarks. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to engage readers and help them better understand the content. This informative, colorful book uses primary sources to captivate readers as they learn social studies topics.


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Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
Release : 2014-07-25
Page : 32
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 13 : 1433376407
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It is important for us to remember the events of the past. One way to preserve our history is by building landmarks. Visiting these places and learning about them helps us appreciate our past and guides our future. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover. This 6-pack includes 6 copies of this title and a lesson plan.


Author : William Marder
Publisher : Book Tree
Release : 2005
Page : 237
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 9781585091041
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Many books over the years have promised to tell the true story of the Native American Indians. Many, however, have been filled with misinformation or derogatory views. Finally here is a book that the Native American can believe in. This well researched book tells the true story of Native American accomplishments, challenges and struggles and is a gold mine for the serious researcher. It includes extensive notes to the text and over 500 photographs and illustrations -- many that have never before been published. The author, after 20 years of research, has attempted to provide the world with the most truthful and accurate portrayal of the Native American Indians. Every serious researcher and Native American family should have this ground-breaking book.


Author : DK
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2015-03-10
Page : 60
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 13 : 0744032547
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PLEASE NOTE - this is a replica of the print book and you will need paper and a pencil to complete the exercises. Perfect for children ages 6 and 7, this workbook supports the expanding geography skills of first graders and contains curriculum-aligned exercises on topics including the seven continents, the 50 states, capitals and large cities, mapping a neighborhood, and more. Level by level, the write-in DK Workbooks: Geography series offers at-home practice that kids actually enjoy-making them ideal supplements to schoolwork. Designed to support curriculum standards, this series is developed with leading educational experts to build confidence and understanding. Each leveled workbook, for children ages 3-9, is packed with activities and challenges, offering the beneficial repetition and cumulative learning that lead to mastery. Fact boxes on each page give a simple overview of the topics being covered, review the basics, and often offer an example of the task at hand. The exercises themselves reinforce key geography topics including map reading, compass directions, continents, countries and states, borders, bodies of water, and more.


Author : Izzi Howell
Publisher : Capstone
Release : 2018-08
Page : 32
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 13 : 1543529089
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You can probably recognize some of the world's most famous landmarks. But have you ever wondered how they were built? Go behind the scenes to investigate how and why these famous landmarks were built. Explore the design, construction, and engineering processes that went into creating these marvelous structures. Extraordinary Landmarks will leave you with a better understanding and a greater appreciation for these amazing structures.


Author :
Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
Release : 2018-06-01
Page : 32
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 13 : 1493897055
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Build literacy skills and social studies content-area knowledge with this nonfiction title! This 6-Pack offers an integrated English language arts approach that specifically addresses California content standards for history-social science, as well as reading, writing, and English language development standards. It is important for us to remember the events of the past. One way to preserve our history is by building landmarks. Visiting these places and learning about them helps us appreciate our past and guides our future. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan that aligns to California's History-Social Science Content Standards.


Author : Sarah Machajewski
Publisher : Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Release : 2015-12-15
Page : 32
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 13 : 1482440237
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The American landscape is dotted with sites important to our nation’s history. This book is not about those landmarks, but those that are truly odd and unusual. Most readers know about Stonehenge in Europe, but what about Carhenge in Alliance, Nebraska? Amazing photographs put readers up close and personal with incredibly odd feats of engineering, such as the world’s largest beagle and the world’s largest ball of twine. Engaging material straight from the wackiest interstate billboards fill the pages of this wild and wonderful book.


Author : Supreme understanding
Publisher : Supreme Design Publishing
Release : 2013-02-02
Page : 400
Category : History
ISBN 13 :
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When the World Was Black: The Untold History of the World’s First Civilizations (Volume Two of The Science of Self series) has been published in TWO parts. Why two? Because there are far too many stories that remain untold. We had over 200,000 years of Black history to tell – from the southern tip of Chile to the northernmost isles of Europe – and you can’t do that justice in a 300-page book. So there are two parts, each consisting of 360 pages of groundbreaking history, digging deep into the story of all the world’s original people. Part One covers the Black origins of all the world’s oldest cultures and societies, spanning more than 200,000 years of human history. Part Two tells the stories of the Black men and women who introduced urban civilization to the world over the last 20,000 years, up to the time of European contact. Each part has over 100 helpful maps, graphs, and photos, an 8-page full-color insert in the center, and over 300 footnotes and references for further research. “In this book, you’ll learn about the history of Black people. I don’t mean the history you learned in school, which most likely began with slavery and ended with the Civil Rights Movement. I’m talking about Black history BEFORE that. Long before that. In this book, we’ll cover over 200,000 years of Black history. For many of us, that sounds strange. We can’t even imagine what the Black past was like before the slave trade, much less imagine that such a history goes back 200,000 years or more.” “Part Two covers history from 20,000 years ago to the point of European contact. This is the time that prehistoric cultures grew into ancient urban civilizations, a transition known to historians as the “Neolithic Revolution.”


Author : R. Dwight Wilhelm
Publisher :
Release : 1981
Page : 63
Category : Church and social problems
ISBN 13 :
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Author : Hans A. Pohlsander
Publisher : Peter Lang
Release : 2010
Page : 167
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 9783034301381
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This book looks at the many transatlantic bonds which have linked and still link Germany and the United States. German immigrants to the Americas brought with them a good deal of cultural baggage. They cultivated their German heritage in their schools, churches, and clubs. They expressed pride in this heritage by erecting monuments to Goethe or Schiller, Beethoven or Wagner, Alexander von Humboldt or «Turnvater» Jahn. They claimed Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Carl Schurz, Gustave Koerner, and John A. Roebling as their own. But German-born or German-trained sculptors did not limit themselves to German subjects. They also paid tribute to America by creating sculptures of Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and others who occupy a place of honor in American history. While a few German monuments can be found in Canada and in Latin America, the number of German monuments in the United States is surprisingly large. These monuments illustrate the contribution - often overlooked or ignored - of the German-American community to American society and American cultural life.


Author : Eleanor Jones Harvey
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2020-03-24
Page : 400
Category : Art
ISBN 13 : 0691200807
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"Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most influential scientists and thinkers of his age. A Prussian-born geographer, naturalist, explorer, and illustrator, he was a prolific writer whose books graced the shelves of American artists, scientists, philosophers, and politicians. Humboldt visited the United States for six weeks in 1804, engaging in a lively exchange of ideas with such figures as Thomas Jefferson and the painter Charles Willson Peale. It was perhaps the most consequential visit by a European traveler in the young nation's history, one that helped to shape an emerging American identity grounded in the natural world. In this beautifully illustrated book, Eleanor Jones Harvey examines how Humboldt left a lasting impression on American visual arts, sciences, literature, and politics. She shows how he inspired a network of like-minded individuals who would go on to embrace the spirit of exploration, decry slavery, advocate for the welfare of Native Americans, and extol America's wilderness as a signature component of the nation's sense of self. Harvey traces how Humboldt's ideas influenced the transcendentalists and the landscape painters of the Hudson River School, and laid the foundations for the Smithsonian Institution, the Sierra Club, and the National Park Service. Alexander von Humboldt and the United States looks at paintings, sculptures, maps, and artifacts, and features works by leading American artists such as Albert Bierstadt, George Catlin, Frederic Church, and Samuel F. B. Morse"--


Author : A. G. Smith
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2005-09
Page : 30
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 13 : 0486444899
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Visit 30 famous, man-made American landmarks -- from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii. Captions accompany easy-to-color illustrations.


Author : Alexander von Humboldt
J. Ryan Poynter
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release : 2013-01-25
Page : 576
Category : Science
ISBN 13 : 0226865096
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In 1799, Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland set out to determine whether the Orinoco River connected with the Amazon. But what started as a trip to investigate a relatively minor geographical controversy became the basis of a five-year exploration throughout South America, Mexico, and Cuba. The discoveries amassed by Humboldt and Bonpland were staggering, and much of today’s knowledge of tropical zoology, botany, geography, and geology can be traced back to Humboldt’s numerous records of these expeditions. One of these accounts, Views of the Cordilleras and Monuments of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, firmly established Alexander von Humboldt as the founder of Mesoamerican studies. In Views of the Cordilleras—first published in French between 1810 and 1813—Humboldt weaves together magnificently engraved drawings and detailed texts to achieve multifaceted views of cultures and landscapes across the Americas. In doing so, he offers an alternative perspective on the New World, combating presumptions of its belatedness and inferiority by arguing that the “old” and the “new” world are of the same geological age. This critical edition of Views of the Cordilleras—the second volume in the Alexander von Humboldt in English series—contains a new, unabridged English translation of Humboldt’s French text, as well as annotations, a bibliography, and all sixty-nine plates from the original edition, many of them in color.


Author : Lawrence Berlow
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-04-22
Page : 275
Category : Reference
ISBN 13 : 1135932611
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More than 650 landmarks are covered, ranging from ancient monuments such as Stonehenge, to contemporary engineering feats such as the World Trade Center in New York City. The concisely-written entries describe when the landmark was built, who built it, why it was built, its dimensions, how it was constructed, and any problems encountered during construction. Additional features include: numerous photographs; biographies of important builders and designers; glossary; chronology of dates in civil engineering from 3000 BC to the present; listings of tallest buildings, longest bridges, and highest dams, and a geographical index which locates the structures by country.


Author : Lary M. Dilsaver
Craig E. Colten
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 1992
Page : 271
Category : Political Science
ISBN 13 : 9780847677542
Description :


In recent decades, historical geographers have left study of nature-culture interactions to others, most notably to environmental historians. This collection, written specially for this volume, reveals a renewed commitment by, and a rapidly accelerating research agenda for, historical geographers interested in environmental issues. Following an introductory literature review, each case study explores either the direct unplanned impact of humans on the natural environment or the deliberate management policies designed to shape that impact. 'From their stronghold of applied historical geography, the contributors to this volume demonstrate the utility of the historical approach in the study and management of the environment. It hopefully signals a renewed interest in the field by workers whose lineage is from the human side of the continuum.' --Stanley W. Trimble, from the preface.


Author : Trudy Ring
Noelle Watson
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-11-05
Page : 822
Category : Reference
ISBN 13 : 1134259301
Description :


First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Author : Renato Vesco
David Hatcher Childress
Publisher : Adventures Unlimited Press
Release : 2007-06
Page : 372
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 9781931882774
Description :


While the government wants you to think that aliens are buzzing military bases, this book presents the overwhelming evidence that most "nuts and bolts" UFOs are made on earth and piloted by earthlings. This important book reveals the secret technologies German scientists captured at the end of World War II were working on, and takes us right up to today's state-of-the-art flying machines.


Author : Mohammed I. El-Sabh
Tad S. Murty
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
Page : 868
Category : Science
ISBN 13 : 9400914334
Description :


In recent years, several major natural and man-made hazards have challenged scientists, government officials and the public in general: earthquakes, major volcanic and other seismic eruptions in Mount St. Helens, EI Chichon, Mexico city, Nevado del Ruiz, Japan, Italy, Greece, Cameroon and many other places on our globe; Tsunami in the Pacific Ocean and deadly storm surges along the coasts of India, Bangladesh and Japan; Cyclones, floods, thunderstorms, snow storms, tornadoes, drought, desertification and other climatic catastrophes; Amoco-Cadiz oil spill accident (France), Three-Mile Island (U. S. A. ) and Chernobyl (U. S. S. R. ) nuclear accidents, Bhopal chemical accident (India), acid rain (Canada, U. S. A. ) and other technological disasters. Such hazards have snuffed out millions of lives, infli


Author : Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Publisher : Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Release : 1986
Page : 329
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 1871184193
Description :


This publication forms Part i of the Royal Commission's Inventory of the Prehistoric and Roman remains of the County of Brecknock (Brycheiniog). Part ii, Hill-Forts and Roman remains was produced in 1986. This volume covers Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age sites with all undefended and unenclosed settlements of probable pre-Norman date, together with summary finds lists and a handlist of Dark Age inscribed stones. Of particular interest in this volume are plans of the unenclosed settlements, some forming parts of palimpsest landscapes, the survey of which was a new departure for the Royal Commission. Inventory Part i: Later Prehistoric Monuments and Unenclosed Settlements to 1000 A.D. Physical Background and Post-glacial History Cave Archaeology Prehistoric (and later) cave sites The Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Periods Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic sites and findspots Neolithic Settlement and Burial Neolithic Court Tombs Burial and Ritual Structures of the Bronze Age Round Cairns and Barrows of the Bronze Age Other Bronze Age Burials and Lost Cairns; Tithe Award and other Placenames Stone Circles and Stone Settings Stone Circles and Stone Settings: the sites Standing Stones Standing Stones: the sites Mounds of Burned Stone Burned Mounds Later Prehistoric and Protohistoric Settlement Unenclosed Settlements Hillforts (Addendum to Vol 1 (ii) Early Medieval Landholding, Estates and Ecclesiastical Centres Crannog A Handlist of Early Christian Stones Later Prehistoric Lithic Finds Handlist of Bronze Age Bronze Artefacts Index of National Grid References Glossary: General Glossary: Welsh Place-name Elements General Index


Author : Lisa Bullard
Publisher : Lerner Digital ™
Release : 2017-08-01
Page : 32
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 13 : 1512465267
Description :


The Gateway Arch is the tallest monument in the United States. At 630 feet, it is more than twice the height of the Statue of Liberty. The Gateway Arch honors all the settlers who passed through St. Louis, Missouri, on their way out west. But how was it made? Who designed it? Read this book to find out! Learn about many remarkable sites in the Famous Places series - part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life.