Don’t miss Reading Through History’s “History Brief” series.  These compact volumes offer all the same historical content from our teacher’s resource manuals, but without all of the student questions.  Each one is a concise, easy to read retelling of a topic or historical era. These history books would be a great addition to any classroom or home. Available in both print and kindle!

 

The Great Depression: A Condensed History of America in the 1930s:

Reading Through History is proud to present this volume of History Brief which will help you gain a quick understanding of the history of the 1930s in America!  Perhaps you need a quick brush up on the Dust Bowl for a US history class?  Maybe you have recently found yourself interested in the stock market crash, or the New Deal?  Are you taking a course in 20th Century American History?  Perhaps you are preparing to teach a US History course?

History Brief: The Great Depression has everything you need to know!  In this quick read you will gain a solid understanding of the following: The Causes of the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt, The New Deal, The Dust Bowl, Entertainment in the 1930s, and much, much more!

If you are in need of a solid introduction to the subject matter or are merely seeking to brush up on historic events, History Brief: The Great Depression is bound to fulfill your needs.

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The American Revolution: A Condensed Retelling of the Struggle for American Independence:

The American Revolution: History Brief will help you gain a quick understanding of one of the most important eras in the history of the Western world.  Perhaps you need a quick brush up on the material you learned in your 8th grade US history class? Maybe you have recently found yourself interested in the charismatic figures and bloody battles of the American Revolution? Are you taking a college course on Revolutionary America? Is it possible you will be responsible for teaching this material yourself?

In this quick read, you will gain a solid understanding of the following: The causes of the war, the figures that played a key role in the conflict, the major battles of the American Revolution, the revolutionary documents of the struggle and their impact.

If you are in need of a solid introduction to the subject matter or are merely seeking to brush up on this historic event, The American Revolution: History Brief is bound to fulfill your needs.

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The Roaring Twenties: A Condensed History of the 1920s in America

Reading Through History is proud to present this volume of History Brief which will help you gain a quick understanding of the history of the 1920s in America!  Perhaps you need a quick brush up on Prohibition for a US history class?  Maybe you have recently found yourself interested in flappers, or the Harlem Renaissance?  Are you taking a course in 20th Century American History?  Perhaps you are preparing to teach a US History course?

History Brief: Roaring Twenties has everything you need to know!  In this quick read you will gain a solid understanding of the following: The Prohibition Era, Isolationism, Tea Pot Dome and other political scandals, Flappers and the Changing American Culture, The Harlem Renaissance, and much, much more!

If you are in need of a solid introduction to the subject matter or are merely seeking to brush up on historic events, History Brief: Roaring Twenties is bound to fulfill your needs.

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Theodore Roosevelt:

This volume of History Brief will help you gain a quick understanding of one of the most important presidencies in US history.

Perhaps you need to brush up on the material you learned in your high school US history class?  Maybe you have recently found yourself interested in the charismatic character that is Theodore Roosevelt?  Are you taking a college course on the Progressive Era?  Is it possible you will be responsible for teaching this material yourself?

This book has everything you need to know about Roosevelt’s time in the White House!  In this quick read you will gain a solid understanding of the following: Roosevelt’s Rough Rider past in the Spanish-American War, Roosevelt’s Trust Busting Days, Teddy’s battles against the Rail Road and Coal industries, Roosevelt’s Food and Drug Regulations, Roosevelt’s Conservation efforts, Roosevelt’s role in the Civil Rights Movement, Teddy’s role in the building of the Panama Canal, The Roosevelt Corollary, The Bull Moose Party, and the defeat of Roosevelt and Taft in 1912

If you are in need of a solid introduction to the subject matter or are merely seeking to brush up on this fascinating president, this edition of History Brief is bound to fulfill your needs.

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Oklahoma History: A Condensed History of the Sooner State

Reading Through History is pleased to present “History Brief: Oklahoma History”. This short volume is loaded with information relating to the major figures and events in Oklahoma History from the earliest days of exploration, all the way into the space age.

Topics include, but are not limited to, the Five Civilized Tribes, the Trail of Tears, the Civil War in Indian Territory, the land run, the Green Corn Rebellion, the Tulsa Race Riot, the Dust Bowl, oil booms and busts, and the Oklahoma City Bombing. There is also a focus on major figures of Oklahoma’s past such as Sequoyah, John Ross, Elias Boudinot, Stand Watie, Jim Thorpe, Frank Phillips, “Alfalfa” Bill Murray, Will Rogers, Wiley Post, Woody Guthrie, and many, many more.

Anyone interested in learning more about this great state will find something to hold their interest. This book would be a great resource for any student needing help with Oklahoma History, a teacher needing to brush up on the basic, a traveler who might be preparing to visit Oklahoma, or any fan of history just looking for a quick read.

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Andrew Jackson:

“History Brief: Andrew Jackson” will help you gain a quick understanding of one of the most important presidents in the history of the United States.  Perhaps you need a quick brush up on the material you learned in your 8th grade US history class? Maybe you have recently found yourself interested in the charismatic figure that was Andrew Jackson? Are you taking a college course on the Age of Jackson? Is it possible you will be responsible for teaching this material yourself?

In this quick read, you will gain a solid understanding of the following: Andrew Jackson’s early life, his military career, his controversial marriage, and the significance of his presidency.

If you are in need of a solid introduction to the subject matter or are merely seeking to brush up on this important historical figure, Andrew Jackson: History Brief is bound to fulfill your needs.

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African Americans: A Condensed History of a Resilient People

Reading Through History is proud to present this volume of History Brief which will help you gain a quick understanding of the history of African Americans.  Perhaps you need a quick brush up on the Abolitionist Movement for a US history class?  Maybe you have recently found yourself interested in the charismatic figures of the Civil Rights Movement?  Are you taking a course in African American History?  Perhaps you are preparing to teach a course in US History or African American History?

“History Brief: African Americans” has everything you need to know! In this quick read you will gain a solid understanding of the following: Slavery, the Abolitionist Movement, the Jim Crow Era, the Civil Rights Movement, and much, much more!

If you are in need of a solid introduction to the subject matter or are merely seeking to brush up on historic events, History Brief: African Americans is bound to fulfill your needs.

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Halloween: A Condensed History of a Spooky Holiday

Reading Through History is proud to present this volume of History Brief which will help you gain a quick understanding of the history of Halloween.  Have you ever wondered about where this holiday came from? Maybe you have recently found yourself interested in vampires or werewolves? Want to learn about bats or spiders? Perhaps you just want to know more about the holiday’s traditions?

“History Brief: Halloween” has everything you need to know!  In this quick read you will learn about the following exciting topics: the Origins of Halloween, Trick-or-Treating, Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts, Witches, Bats, Spiders, and Black Cats.  The book also includes Halloween Activity Suggestions and Safety Tips, and much, much more!

Whether you’re interested in Halloween holiday, spooky legends, or creepy animals, “History Brief: Halloween” is bound to fulfill your needs.

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