Forging America, 3rd edition – print + ebook

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This book has been updated for the 2022 VCE History Revolutions Study Design.

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About this item

Author/s

3rd ed. revised by Elisa A. Litvin and Christopher L. Hart

ISBN

978-1-922481-04-7

Released

2021

Length

272 pages

Audience

students, teachers

Year level

11–12

Format

print+ebook

Kind

textbook

Forging America 3rd edition offers history students an in-depth account of America’s tumultuous revolution against Britain—a revolution based on the fundamental ideas of liberty and popular sovereignty. This engaging and rigorous narrative outlines the political, social and economic developments of the early United States. A study of this era is crucial to understanding America today.

This third edition has been revised to make it even more accessible to a wide range of readers. New chapter introductions and shorter chapters improve usability for students and teachers in the classroom. Key content is flagged within chapters and summarised at the end of each chapter so that students can easily identify examinable material. Glossary words are defined in the margin and language has been simplified—without losing the depth of conceptual content that has made this book so popular with teachers and students.

Written by expert practising teachers, Forging America 3rd edition includes:

  • engaging narrative—the story of the American Revolution
  • timelines
  • maps, diagrams and visual aids
  • new illustrations
  • a range of primary sources
  • historical interpretations
  • ‘check your understanding’ questions
  • activities based on historical thinking skills
  • did-you-know boxes
  • glossary definitions in margins (with full glossary in ebook)
  • comprehensive index
  • additional student resources on HTAV’s ‘Beyond the Book’ website.