Conversations in Early American History: 1492 - 1837
A Comprehensive Question and Answer Guide

Learn American history just by listening to a lively conversation! If you've ever found American history boring or hard to understand, this book is for you. Inside, a bright, curious student poses questions about American history, and a kind, knowledgeable teacher answers them. Nothing escapes the student's inquisitive mind, and the teacher is endlessly patient.

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Title:Conversations in Early American History: 1492-1837
Dimensions:5.5 x 8.5 inches


Kinds of questions posed:

  • One if by land and two if by sea? How could the Redcoats come by land when there’s no land between England and America?
  • Were there really witches in Salem?
  • What does “tyranny” mean? What’s a “legislature”? What does “separation of church and state” mean? What does “amnesty” mean?

Topics include:

  • Discovery of America
  • The French and Indian War
  • The Revolutionary War
  • The Constitution
  • The Launching of the Nation
  • The Age of Jefferson
  • The War of 1812
  • The Age of Jackson

Personalities include:

  • Benjamin Franklin
  • George Washington
  • John Adams
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Paul Revere
  • James Madison
  • James Monroe
  • Andrew Jackson