The 1800s were a time of growth and change in the United States. This 6-book set highlights the amazing lives of important Americans from this time period, such as James Madison, Harriet Tubman, Lewis and Clark, Abraham Lincoln, and military leaders from the Civil War. The engaging images of artifacts, maps, government documents, and other primary sources provide students with a deeper understanding of this era and help history come alive. Students will gain valuable content knowledge as well as strong literacy skills to support comprehension and vocabulary development as they interact with text features in these books, including captions, bold print, glossaries, and indexes. The "Your Turn!" activities continue to challenge students as they extend their learning and use the text to support their understanding. The concepts in these books are aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework, and other state standards.