The entire program reflects a balance of Eastern and Western history. Your students gain a well-rounded understanding of the interconnectedness of world events, peoples, cultures, and geography.
Spectacular National Geographic Society photography, artifacts, and maps put your students right on the scene, making them first-hand witnesses to exciting discoveries and events.
Such recurring chapter and unit features as The Spread of Ideas, Images of the Times, Connections to ... , and Then and Now help students see the continuum of historical concepts; they learn how events of the past influence their lives today.
Skills are taught and reinforced in every chapter. Geography is embedded throughout the text, so students understand the impact of geography on the historical record.
Connections link history to the arts, economics, and science and technology, enabling your students to grasp the interrelationships between and among them.