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A Survey of Historical Ideas Important to the Development of the United States

By James L. Smith. Praised by historian David M. Kennedy as "wisely selected, carefully edited, and accompanied by exceptionally thoughtful learning exercises," the readings and activities in this book provide an ideal supplement for history and government classes. Beginning with Aristotle and ending with Alvin Toffler, Smith titles his 39 chapters for seminal thinkers in America's story. Each chapter begins with a one-page introduction followed by extensive excerpts from writings and speeches, then a simulated interview. Student activities include vocabulary terms, review questions, and "What do you think?" writing exercises based on direct quotes from the man or woman under study. The extensive 228-page loose-leaf teacher's guide has implementation ideas, added questions, extra reproducible activities, quizzes, and a full answer key. Grades 9–12. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Suncrest. 426 pages. 2010 revised edition.

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SNT100-WBSSS 9780970158918 Paperback $28.00
SNT101-WBSSS 9780970158901 Teacher's guide $45.00

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