History of North America Map by Map

Author DK
Hardcover
$50.00 US
0"W x 0"H x 0"D  
On sale Sep 17, 2024 | 408 Pages | 978-0-7440-9202-8
| Grades 9-12 + AP/IB
A visual journey through the history of North America via a series of engaging, detailed maps, explaining key events and eras from prehistory to the 21st century.

Specially created maps tell the story of this vast region: the first human populations and the lands of indigenous peoples; the complex ancient civilizations that arose in Mexico; the first Westerners to arrive on the shores, from the Vikings to the Mayflower; early settlements and the devastating consequences for the indigenous population; the stories of enslaved people and the abolition of slavery; the American Revolution and Civil War that shaped the modern United States; the Mexican-American War; the founding of Canada; and the industrial era and the growth of a global superpower.

Brand new maps are accompanied by historic maps, documents, and artefacts, while timelines clearly lay out the chronology of events. Each era is introduced and explained, while features offer a closer look at selected moments.

Whether for casual browsing or a deep dive into the past, History of North America Map by Map is essential reading for anyone who wants to know more about this fascinating land.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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A visual journey through the history of North America via a series of engaging, detailed maps, explaining key events and eras from prehistory to the 21st century.

Specially created maps tell the story of this vast region: the first human populations and the lands of indigenous peoples; the complex ancient civilizations that arose in Mexico; the first Westerners to arrive on the shores, from the Vikings to the Mayflower; early settlements and the devastating consequences for the indigenous population; the stories of enslaved people and the abolition of slavery; the American Revolution and Civil War that shaped the modern United States; the Mexican-American War; the founding of Canada; and the industrial era and the growth of a global superpower.

Brand new maps are accompanied by historic maps, documents, and artefacts, while timelines clearly lay out the chronology of events. Each era is introduced and explained, while features offer a closer look at selected moments.

Whether for casual browsing or a deep dive into the past, History of North America Map by Map is essential reading for anyone who wants to know more about this fascinating land.

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We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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