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14 Fun Facts About the Pony Express: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Gold was discovered in California in 1848. It seemed like California had everything. What they did not have was a fast way to communicate with the east. That was when the Pony Express was born. Find out some fun facts about this enterprise in this fun book. Reading level: 6.8
14 Fun Facts About Arlington Cemetery
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc.
Arlington Cemetery is one of our nation's most famous cemeteries. It is the final resting place for presidents, soldiers and heroes of our nation. But it was not always so. Arlington Cemetery has a storied past as a historic mansion home with large grounds, a civil war stronghold, and as a freedman's village. How much do you know about this National Cemetery? 14 Fun Facts with more info. RL: 6.9
Emancipation! A Skit About September 1862
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
On Monday, September 22, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This skit deals with how the news affected many people in the south. The skit begins with an introduction, allowing participants to understand what life was like for slaves, and for the owners of slaves. Learn about the views of many slaves and owners in this 15-minute skit!
The Underground Railroad: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
The Underground Railroad made up a network of several routes. In this excititing history, you will learn all about how the railroad was created and how exactly it worked. KidCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides; with dozens of books published every month, there's sure to be something just for you! Visit our website to find out more.
The Cotton Gin: A History Just for Kids
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Imagine an invention so great that it contributed to a war! That's what Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin did. Inside this book, you will discover what led to one of America's greatest inventions, what happened after it was invented, and what it was like to be a kid during this period.
Abraham Lincoln: America's Great Emancipator: Educational Version
Abraham Lincoln came from humble beginnings, but he learned from an early age the power of education. He wanted to help Americans and bring equality for all. During the Civil War, he put his skills to work. He made two famous speeches: The Gettysburg Address and his Second Inaugural Address. They changed the nation of America forever. Find out more in this 15-minute bio. Includes CCS exercises.