The Americans Gerald A. Danzer, J. Jorge Klor De Alva, Larry S. Krieger, Louis E. Wilson & Nancy Woloch

The Americans

By Gerald A. Danzer, J. Jorge Klor De Alva, Larry S. Krieger, Louis E. Wilson & Nancy Woloch

  • Release Date: 2012-08-10
  • Genre: Social Studies
Score: 3.5
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Description

Inspire a new generation of social studies students with The Americans for iBooks®. This multi-touch and visually engaging textbook offers rich, magazine-style design plus embedded interactive features to maximize learning engagement and higher order thinking skills. Personal stories and interactive elements create active critical thinkers and reinforce the real-world concept that we are all part of the living fabric of our history.
 
The Americans meets the needs of students of all ability levels with targeted reading support, tools to improve comprehension, and differentiated assessment to support student success.

Reviews

  • Would Tolerate IF IT ACTUALLY WORKED

    2
    By Bowtiegeek
    It won't download. I've tried everything. Fix Your book!
  • Good

    5
    By Zytherion (Zan)
    Cool book 10/10
  • Really!!!

    3
    By Scrappy boi417
    So I downloaded iOS 8 and I had to delete The Americans book so that I have enough space for the update. Now that I'm finished updating iBooks is not allowing me to renown load the book and it shows on my purchased books. Can you guys fix this bug or issue.
  • Won't download

    2
    By RedHood1799
    This book isn't downloading
  • AUTHORS FYI

    4
    By Historybuff321
    Great book, but on page 66 (in landscape view) the graph about Native American, European, and African populations has an error. The first section should say 1492, not 1942. Just so you (the authors/publishers) know. Great book otherwise!
  • Mistakes on the section quiz

    3
    By tdmsu
    I am using this textbook with my students in US history. They caught a mistake in self-check quiz for chapter 20, section 2. The question is: The Fordney-McCumber Tariff was meant to The correct answer is letter c: raise taxes on goods entering the United States, but the quiz claims the answer is b: help Britain and France pay off their war debts. I am glad to have the book in ibooks format, but could the errors be updated?
  • Great Textbook

    5
    By StevenAH
    This is one of the best textbooks for the iPad I have ever seen, hands down. Accurate and well written with lots of interactive videos, audio and illustrations to keep the learning interesting. I highly recommend this book for anyone who has an interest in learning American History!
  • Well done, interactive

    4
    By PhantomFLHS
    This is a highly interactive text that the students love. The audio summary at the chapter start is helpful for struggling readers. The tie in to the History Channel's 'History of Us' helps bring history alive by placing relevant clips in the text, again, allowing students that are more visual to grasp the material and see it in a new way. The only problem is that some review questions at he end of the sections are incorrect, so some proofing is in order. I highly recommend this text. It works well with iPad 3.
  • Eh

    3
    By Mista Wonka
    Interesting book and really interactive but I have the same book and edition on my ipad that everyone else does but my page numbers are off.
  • Pretty good, but...

    4
    By ducanh.08101997
    Once I updated to iOS 6 through the OTA, I suddenly have some problems with the interactive sections, like timeline, the Declaration of Independence, etc. Can you fix this bug, please? Thank you.