Wisconsin: Our State TEXTBOOK 1E eng: Student textbook
by Bobbie Malone, Kori Oberle and Kurt Griesemer
Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2008
Library of Congress Classification F581.3.M35 2008
Dewey Decimal Classification 977.5
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"Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story" brings history to life! Thinking Like a Historian questions in each chapter encourage critical thinking. Scores of artifacts and documents invite students to become eyewitnesses to the past.
Lively, classroom-tested text will engross students. The rich content aligns with relevant, cross-curricular Wisconsin Model Academic Standards. The specially designed Teacher's Edition and Student Activity Guide provide additional tools to reach all learners.
[table of contents] Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story Table of Contents Chapter 1: Connecting to Our State¿s Story How Do We Tell Our State¿s Story? What Does It Mean to Think Like a Historian? What Kinds of Evidence Do Historians Use? How Do Historians Use Evidence to Write History? Chapter 2: Wisconsin: A Place with a Past A Landscape Shaped over Time: The Ice Age Trail Locating Wisconsin in the United States Locating Wisconsin in the World Using Longitude and Latitude What Does Wisconsin Look Like Today? Reshaped by a Long-Ago and Very Cold Past Glacial Landforms Today Connected by Water: Wisconsin¿s Waterways Exploring Wisconsin¿s Five Regions: Lake Superior Lowland Exploring Wisconsin¿s Five Regions: Northern Highland, Central Plain Exploring Wisconsin¿s Five Regions: Western Upland, Eastern Ridges and Lowlands Favorite Places in Wisconsin to Visit Chapter 3: Wisconsin¿s First People Native People Today Celebrate Their History and Traditions Ways to Discover the Long-Ago Past Mammoths, Mastodons, and Earliest People Inventions for a New Age: The Archaic Tradition People of the Woodland: New Ways of Living in a Warmer Wisconsin The Mysterious Mississippian Tradition Early Wisconsin Farmers: The Oneota Tradition Communicating in Many Forms Changes over Thousands of Years Chapter 4: The Fur Trade Era: Exploration and Exchange in Wisconsin Exploring and Learning Today Native People near the Close of the Old Time Explorers from Europe Arrive in Wisconsin Missionaries and Mapmakers Beavers Mean Business: The French Fur Trade in Wisconsin Bringing Cultures Together: The Métis Experience From French to British Control Same Trade, New Leaders: Americans Take Over From Forts to Settlement Changes over Two Hundred Years Chapter 5: Becoming Wisconsin: From Indian Lands to Territory to Statehood Wisconsin Lands Change Hands Treaty Making Living on the Lead Frontier The Black Hawk War Measuring and Mapping Land to Sell Wisconsin Becomes a Territory Wisconsin Becomes the 30th State What Happens at the Wisconsin Capitol? Looking Back at Our State¿s Beginnings Chapter 6: They Came to Wisconsin and They¿re Still Coming: Immigration and Settlement Immigration and Migration: Then and Now Making the Journey A Stonemason in Cornwall, England Comes to Mineral Point Free at Last A German Farmstead in Washington County From Finland to Bayfield County Lucky to Be in America Bringing Texas North to Wisconsin Mai Ya¿s Long Journey from Thailand to Wisconsin Looking Back at Immigration and Settlement in Wisconsin Chapter 7: Wisconsin and the Civil War Free States, Slave States, and Fugitive Slaves Abolitionists in Wisconsin The Civil War Comes to Wisconsin Those from Wisconsin Who Fought Wisconsin Goes to War: Two Stories Wisconsin Goes to War: Lives Changed Places to Remember the War Chapter 8: Lead, Soil, and Sawdust, 1820¿1914 Wisconsin: A Land Rich in Natural Resources Getting the Minerals Out Farming to Feed the Family From One Crop to Many Crops and Many Animals Learning about Farming in the Past We Become a Dairy State From Milking to Marketing Timber! From the Woods to the Mills Lumber, Pulp, and Paper Learning More about Mining, Farming, and Logging Chapter 9: Transportation and Industry Change Wisconsin Wisconsin¿s Changing Landscape Shipping by Water: From Schooners to Steamers Shipping by Land: Railroads Big Industry Leads to Bigger Cities The Growth of Milwaukee Engineers and Entrepreneurs Comparing and Contrasting Wisconsin¿s Top Industries A New World for Workers Progressives and Positive Change Turning Points in Transportation and Industry Chapter 10: Good Times, Hard Times, and Better Times Changes in Ways of Living New Century, New Roads Vacations for Some Wisconsin Goes to War: World War I The Great Depression: Looking for Work and Making Do Wisconsin Goes to War: World War II People Return to Peace and Work Chapter 11: New Opportunities, New Challenges Wisconsin and the World Wisconsin Goes to War: Fighting Communism and the Korean War Suburbs and Interstate Highways Protecting Our Environment Organized Sports and Sports Fans Hunting and Fishing: Wisconsin Traditions Struggles and Protests for Equal Rights Wisconsin Goes to War: Vietnam and Protests Wisconsin Goes to War: The Gulf War and 9/11 Bringing People Together Chapter 12: A Place with a Future Taking Care of Our State¿s Story Saving Our Places and Our Spaces Protecting Wisconsin¿s Story