Historical Perspectives: In Their Own Words: Sets 1 – 2
The historical figures who have influenced society used their words and actions to propel great change. In this important collection, readers will not only become familiar with the biographies of the famous figures but get to know them through their speeches, letters, and other writings. Readers will also come to know the causes that were so important to these people, including abolition, space exploration, the civil rights movement, and the rights of migrant farmworkers. A compelling design and carefully selected photographs of events shed further light on significant events in history.
• Graphic organizers, including timelines, summarize essential themes and events that budding historians should know
• Subjects are drawn from elementary social studies curricula
• Series is a valuable tool to explore different kinds of primary sources and their impact on our understanding of history