Washington in the Pacific Northwest is a middle school Washington history textbook. The outline for this book is based on Washington's Essential Learning Requirements for social studies and teaches geography, civics, economics, and history. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history. The student edition has many features such as Places to Locate, Terms to Understand, primary sources, maps and timelines that engage students in influential people and periods or events that have influenced Washington history. TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 The Far Corner: Washington's Geography Chapter 2 Fire and Ice-Washington's Geology Chapter 3 American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Chapter 4 The Great Encounter Chapter 5 Looking West Chapter 6 Life in Washington Territory Chapter 7 Leaving the Frontier Behind Chapter 8 Reform, War, and Inventions Chapter 9 Hard Times and the Home Front Chapter 10 Cold War and Civil Rights Chapter 11 Taking Our Place in the World Chapter 12 Making a Living in Washington Chapter 13 Our State GovernmentLaurie Winn Carlson is the author of 'Washington in the Pacific Northwest', published 2002 under ISBN 9780879059880 and ISBN 0879059885.