Historical Perspectives: In Their Own Words: Set 2
We're all eyewitnesses to history, but some people are closer to the action. These figures can offer us invaluable insight into historical events and movements. The notable personalities chosen for this continuation of our admired collection will intrigue and motivate budding historians to discover more. Through the words of such renowned individuals as Helen Keller, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Jefferson, and Eleanor Roosevelt, readers will come to understand more about the times in which these remarkable people lived and their immediate impact on society. These “voices from the past” are a necessary addition to any social studies collection.
• Readers are provided with multiple opportunities to recognize the importance of primary sources in understanding history
• Graphic organizers, sidebars, and fact boxes augment and reinforce key ideas
• Historical photographs and artwork add appeal and aid in understanding of time periods and issues