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Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States is a profound American history, warts and all. I recommend it to everyone who wants to put American and world events into perspective.


We the People!

Introduce your child to a biography of a great American. Our Raise a Reader blog has a list of titles you can share with your child.

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32 Famous Figures from the American Revolution: Trading Cards to Complete

Starting a unit on the American Revolution? Here is a way your students can discover the famous historic figures who had a role in the American Revolution that allows them to find out some basic facts, but also allows them identify what they think is important about each person. Each trading card has the same format and allows students to gather a very brief snapshot of who these people were and what they did that contributed to the history of the American Revolution.

If you are exploring your ancestry all the way back to the Colonial period in U.S. history, this Infographic will help—providing a timeline and facts to help you better understand the times your ancestors lived in. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Early American Colonial History Timeline Infographic.”

Book - Non-fiction. By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. 2014. 296 pp. Four hundred years of Native American history from a bottom-up perspective.

Liberty's Kids: free, animated, educational videos (for ages 7-14) about the experiences of two young teens during the American Revolution - at

The absolute truth: American history begins with Native American Indian history. More

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100 People to Know For US or American History

Fantastic collection of 100 People to Know For US or American History! Broken into each unit of US History from the early colonies through Modern America. Includes an answer key!

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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

American History