Invite students to journey back in time as they discover the culture of the Native Americans, travel with the New World explorers, study the life of the colonists, journey west with the pioneers, and learn about the Civil War. Each of the five sections in this resource features information and activities related to United States history. Basic facts are interwoven with hands-on activities, essay topics, and literature lists. Graphic organizers are provided to help students organize information and five full-color transparencies help them visualize each topic. 32 pages.