Unit 2: The New Nation

Unit Almanac—Connect to Today

Creating a New Nation
Vocabulary Preview Reading Strategy: Monitor and Clarify
Lesson 1 Core Moving Toward Independence
Extend Biography—Thomas Jefferson
Lesson 2 Core The War for Independence
Extend History—Winning the War
Citizenship SkillMake a Decision
Apply Critical Thinking
Lesson 3 Core Creating the Constitution
Extend Literature—"First in Peace" by John Rosenburg
Chapter 3 Review
Special Section: The Government of the United States

 

A Growing Nation
Vocabulary Preview Reading Strategy: Question
Lesson 1 Core The Country Grows
Extend Geography—Journey of Discovery
Lesson 2 Core The Industrial Revolution
Extend Technology—Inside a Cotton Mill
Reading and Thinking SkillDraw Conclusions
Apply Critical Thinking
Lesson 3 Core Moving West
Extend Readers' Theater—Wagon Train
Chapter 4 Review
Unit 2 Review: Current Events Project
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