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Making of America, The


Author: Robert D.  Johnston
Publisher: National Geographic
Subject/Category: 5-8
Year Reviewed:: 2011
ISBN: 9781426306631
Review: This multi-faceted book provides a complete history of the United States from 1942 to present. Each chapter includes a brief overview of the historical period covered, a timeline, short descriptions of key events, biographies of important people of the time, a one-page summary of a debate of the period, archival items, and maps. The book concludes with a group of historical documents and a list of websites for further research. A table of contents makes this book user-friendly.

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