History

History

A Place for Historians

Celebrated authors, fresh content and award-winning technology. McGraw-Hill’s history titles offer the breadth and depth you need in American history, World history and Western Civilization, also known as European history. We invite you to hear about the McGraw-Hill history experience from instructors and students.




Connect: Technology you can get behind


Connect

Connect for History is an easy-to-use learning platform that gives instructors access to assignable and assessable tools to engage students and compliment instruction. Tools like primary sources and interactive maps are tied to learning objectives and are designed to support student success and help bring history to life for students. In Connect, students are immersed in course content with interactive learning resources and features that drive them to think critically about history and also enjoy it. Use these tabs to explore the variety of tools you’d have at your fingertips with the use of Connect.

SmartBook

Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. For instructors, SmartBook tracks student progress and provides insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

Podcast Assignments

Help students experience history in a new way with our new Podcast Assignments. We’ve gathered some of the most interesting and popular history podcasts currently available and built assignable questions around them. Use the podcasts to bring greater context and nuance to your courses while engaging students through the power of storytelling. 

New podcasts will be added each semester!

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Interactive Maps

Interactive Maps are tied to assessment and encourage students’ geographical and historical thinking by demonstrating events like changing boundaries and migration routes, war battles and election results. Students can manipulate and consider data to help them better understand change over time.

Maps in Context

Maps in Context give students a hands-on understanding of how geography can shape history. These maps help students explore and contextualize history by providing a narrative overview to place map information in context as well as advanced navigation features to manipulate key geographic details.

SAMPLE MAPS

  • Growth of Colonies, 1610-1690
  • Overseas Trade During the Colonial Period
  • The Settlements of Colonial America, 1770-1763
  • The American Revolution, 1775-1781
  • Election of 1800
  • War of 1812
  • Election of 1840
  • The Compromises of 1820 and 1850
  • The Southern Plantation Before and After Emancipation
  • The Mexican War, 1846-1898
  • Election of 1876
  • Woman Suffrage, 1871-1919
  • Election of 1896
  • Spanish-American War in Cuba, 1898
  • Election of 1912
  • Election of 1928
  • Election of 1932
  • Election of 1948
  • Election of 1960

Connect Reports

Save time and gain student insights. Connect provides customizable reports on student performance, learning outcomes, at-risk students, and integrates easily with LMS gradebooks.



Connect for History Titles


The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People
9th Edition, By Alan Brinkley and Andrew Huebner and John Giggie

Experience History: Interpreting America's Past
9th Edition, By James West Davidson and Brian DeLay and Christine Leigh Heyrman and Mark Lytle and Michael Stoff

US: A Narrative History Volume 1: To 1877
8th Edition, By James West Davidson and Brian DeLay and Christine Leigh Heyrman and Mark Lytle and Michael Stoff

US: A Narrative History, Volume 2: Since 1865
8th Edition, By James West Davidson and Brian DeLay and Christine Leigh Heyrman and Mark Lytle and Michael Stoff

Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History
4th Edition, By Jerry Bentley and Herbert Ziegler and Heather Streets Salter

Case Studies


Learn how a history instructor cut grading time by almost 70% with Connect


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Resources


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Scott Williams

Scott Williams

DFC for History 
Weatherford College

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