Six Questions of American History

Explore pivotal moments in US 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.

Cover: Who Was William Penn?: And Other Questions about the Founding of Pennsylvania
Cover: Who Were the Accused Witches of Salem?: And Other Questions about the Witchcraft Trials
Cover: What Was the Missouri Compromise?: And Other Questions about the Struggle over Slavery
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Six Questions of American History — eBook Set
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Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
How Did Slaves Find a Route to Freedom?: And Other Questions about the Underground Railroad 800 T 5.5
How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution?: And Other Questions about the Boston Tea Party 850 S 5.8
How Many People Traveled the Oregon Trail?: And Other Questions about the Trail West 850 T 5.5
What Are the Articles of Confederation?: And Other Questions about the Birth of the United States 720 T 5.9
What Difference Could a Waterway Make?: And Other Questions about the Erie Canal 860 Q 5.7
What Was the Continental Congress?: And Other Questions about the Declaration of Independence 780 T 5.6
What Was the Missouri Compromise?: And Other Questions about the Struggle over Slavery 840 T 6.2
When Did Columbus Arrive in the Americas?: And Other Questions about Columbus's Voyages 850 T 5.6
When Did George Washington Fight His First Military Battle?: And Other Questions about the French and Indian War 790 T 5.2
When Were the First Slaves Set Free during the Civil War?: And Other Questions about the Emancipation Proclamation 750 S 5.8
Where Did Sacagawea Join the Corps of Discovery?: And Other Questions about the Lewis and Clark Expedition 860 T 5.7
Who Was Sitting Bull?: And Other Questions about the Battle of Little Bighorn 820 T 5.5
Who Was William Penn?: And Other Questions about the Founding of Pennsylvania 830 T 5.8
Who Were the Accused Witches of Salem?: And Other Questions about the Witchcraft Trials 790 U 5.5
Who Wrote the U.S. Constitution?: And Other Questions about the Constitutional Convention of 1787 760 R 5.9
Why Did Cherokees Move West?: And Other Questions about the Trail of Tears 840 R 5.7
Why Did English Settlers Come to Virginia?: And Other Questions about the Jamestown Settlement 750 T 5.1
Why Did the Pilgrims Come to the New World?: And Other Questions about the Plymouth Colony 750 R 5.3
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019

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Six Questions of American History

Explore pivotal moments in US 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… View →