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New York Regents—Social Studies

Developed under the guidance of New York teachers and administrators, this concise and accessible resource includes the essential content, key primary sources, and stimulus-based questions required for the new United States History and Government course and Regents Exam.

Chapter 1 Colonial Foundations (1607–1763)
Chapter 2 Constitutional Foundations (1763–1824)
Chapter 3 Expansion, Nationalism, and Sectionalism (1800–1865)
Chapter 4 The Post–Civil War Era (1865–1900)
Chapter 5 Industrialization and Urbanization (1870–1920)
Chapter 6 The Rise of U.S. Power (1890–1920)
Chapter 7 Prosperity and Depression (1920–1939)
Chapter 8 World War II (1935–1945)
Chapter 9 The Cold War (1945–1990)
Chapter 10 U.S. Social and Economic Change (1945–Present)
Chapter 11 The United States in a Changing World (1990–Present)

Each chapter includes

  • a Chapter Overview, a Key Idea from the New York Framework, instruction on Writing a Civic Literacy Essay, and a list of Key Terms.
  • three or four lessons.
  • a speaking and listening activity.
  • a Chapter Review that consists of stimulus-based multiple-choice questions and short-essay questions.

Each lesson includes

  • Instruction: Analyze a Primary Source to demonstrate how to analyze a document.
  • a narrative aligned to the New York Framework.
  • Read Closely margin notes that help students develop their reading skills.
  • Civic Literacy margin notes that focus on Constitutional and civic issues.
  • Application: Analyze a Primary Source to provide students practice analyzing documents.

The book also includes

  • Civic Literacy Essay questions following Chapters 3, 6, 9, and 11.
  • a full-length practice test based on the updated Regents Exam.

A separate Answer Key includes

  • answers for all multiple-choice question and Read Closely questions.
  • answer guidelines for all short-essay questions and civic literacy essay questions.

Answer Key is sold only to educators and shipped to school or district addresses only. A verified classroom purchase of the student edition is required. Please contact Customer Service at (800) 831-4190 to order by credit card.