American History 1covers America's story from its beginning through the end of the Civil War. American History 2begins with Reconstruction and the assassination of President Lincoln, and continues through the modern era. The 20 chapters in each book provide information about American history from economic, geographic, political, religious, technological, social, and cultural perspectives. Highlights: Incorporates the NCSS high school thematic strands Audio and Interactive activities On the student CD, full audio and interactive activities help the student better comprehend the material, improving their ability to read in the content areas. Reading support There is extensive attention paid to helping students improve their reading ability. The readability is controlled throughout the program. ELL support Specific activities target the needs of the second language student Usability The program is designed to be simple for teachers and students to use. The PDF form of all Teacher CD content makes it easy to print materials as needed. Engaging content - Our series is replete with illustrations, maps, photos and timelines. Value The program offers a complete, four color social studies curriculum at a very competitive price. Flexibility the program can be used by a variety of student types, including Adult Ed students.Downey, Matthew T. is the author of 'American History 2 (after 1865) - Softcover Student Text Only' with ISBN 9780077044381 and ISBN 007704438X.