Great American Entrepreneurs

This inspiring series profiles American history's most
innovative and influential businesspeople. Each book pays special attention to
the social, economic, or political influences they have had on both their
contemporary world and our modern society. Complete with compelling sidebars,
vivid images, and engaging narratives, this series showcases and celebrates
America's most formative entrepreneurs.
Each Book Contains:

Historically accurate images

• In-depth studies of the pioneering work that
the individual is most known for

• Compelling sidebars offering additional
information about the person's background, society, contemporaries, or

• Source Notes for each chapter that introduce students to proper
citation formatting within a written work

• A simple though informative
chronology of the individual's life and achievements

• Explores the societal and economic conditions in which the
person lived, particularly concentrating on the social, industrial, and civil
reforms taking place during that time

• Draws on NYS Social Studies Framework
concepts for grades 9 to 12, including post-Civil War industrialization and
urbanization and the reform efforts that addressed the problems created by this
rapid shift

• Provides students the opportunity to evaluate primary-source
material with the inclusion of photographs and excerpts from individuals'
writings and correspondence

Product type: Single Copy Set
ISBN: 978-1-5026-4782-5
Copyright: 2020
Reading Level: Grade 9
Interest Level: Grades 9-12+
Dimensions: 6" x 9"