Major Events in U.S. Military History
There are certain historic events forever etched into the American consciousness as well as world history books. The domestic and foreign policies of today are partly influenced by these military milestones. This accessible and intriguing series is an indispensable guide to the incidents that shaped U.S. history, including the attack on Fort Sumter, Pearl Harbor, and the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Even readers who are familiar with these events will learn much more about their complexities, their consequences, and the key figures involved.
• Topics complement the elementary social studies curriculum
• Diagrams clarify and support events described in the text
• Photographs, artwork, and primary sources bring key historic events to life