eBook Guns in America, 1st Edition

  • Richard Brownell
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  • ISBN-10: 1410381005
  • ISBN-13: 9781410381002
  • DDC: 363.330973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 180 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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From open carry, to concealed handguns, to mass shootings, the issue of gun ownership and laws surrounding ownership is consistently in the headlines. Guns in America provides students with historical context of gun ownership in America, tracing the issue from colonial roots, to the establishment of the NRA, to today’s highly charged and often politicized debates around issues like assault rifle bans, open carry laws, and more.

Features and Benefits

  • Primary Source sidebars with prompts to help students understand, analyze, and evaluate the source.
  • Callouts that encourage students to analyze, synthesize, engage, evaluate, and recall the information in the text.
  • Sidebars draw attention to important people, organizations, historical moments, and comparing positions or arguments related to the topic.
  • An appendix with assorted printable/downloadable worksheets, tip sheets, student performance checklists, and evaluation guidelines that teachers can use in the classroom or students can use independently.
  • Chronology, recommended sources for further research, and subject index.

What's New

  • Video content, carefully selected and/or created to support and enhance the text, is integrated into the text of the eBook.
  • Includes teacher and classroom resources such as an instructional guide, concrete curriculum connections, and activities.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410380947 | ISBN-13: 9781410380944

Table of Contents

Instructor’s Guide.
Introduction.
Timeline.
Chapter 1: The Second Amendment and the Right to Bear Arms.
Chapter 2: A History of Gun Control in America.
Chapter 3: Guns in American Culture.
Chapter 4: Gun Crime and Gun Laws in the United States.
Chapter 5: The Gun Control Debate.
Organizations to Contact.
Sources for More Information.
Educator Resources.
Index.

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