Thomas S. Kidd American History, Combined Edition: 1492-Present

Last updated: October 17, 2022


With this American history book, you get both Volume 1 and Volume 2 of Thomas Kidd’s textbooks. You'll start out with early American encounters and end up at the Gilded Age. The book is laid out in a way that is easy to read. It works just as well for homeschoolers as it does history buffs.

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Key Takeaway: This American history book is filled with stunning photos that bring the country's history to life.

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In this combined edition, the full content of volumes 1 and 2 of Thomas Kidd’s American History are brought together in a single, accessible textbook. This sweeping narrative spans the full scope of American history from the first Native American societies to the political and cultural struggles of contemporary times. In clear, readable prose, and with attention to well-known and more obscure figures from American history, Kidd gives a robust account of the events, people, and ideas that gave shape to our nation. Students will come away from American History well-informed, and better prepared to wrestle with the political and cultural changes that have dramatically transformed contemporary American life.

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