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HISTORY SNAPSHOTS VOLUME 1 - U.S. 1900-1949
Trek through time and zoom in on noteworthy events and people with History Snapshots! Concisely written and summarized, Snapshots is ideal for aspiring history buffs with a penchant for synopses of fascinating episodes in history. Gain a greater perspective on human triumph and defeat through the stories that tie us together. Look Inside!
Used in our Personal History Coach (PHC) program, this volume covers United States 1900-1949 and encapsulates the period with "just enough" key information to help one retain a plethora of key information about important people and events.
Chapters/Navigation in this Volume
- Turn of the Century 1900-1909
- The Great War 1910-1919
- The Roaring Twenties 1920-1929
- The Great Depression 1930-1939
- World War II 1940-1949
About the Book
Why Snapshots? The average history textbook is a wealth of information, but often includes almost too much for quick study leaving students to sieve through lines of text to understand the foundation of the issue at hand. The goal of our Snapshots series is to give students key information in bite-sized and manageable pieces without losing the trivia element that makes history fun. This book, highlighting the first half of the 20th century, will be the first in a series and was written by Hexco's head history coach, Keisha Bedwell and edited by Michael R. Cude, PhD of Schreiner University.
About the Author
Snapshots author, Keisha Bedwell is the director of Hexco's National History Bee personal coaching program and serves as an in-house researcher, writer, and editor specializing in social studies and writing-related contests. She holds a B.A. in both Psychology and History from Schreiner University and is a veteran tutor and writing coach. She brings a unique wealth of knowledge and insight to her work from her years of experience with coaching students of all ages and applies methodology gleaned from working in university tutoring centers and from studying and observing the workings of the National History Bee. In 2017, each of her students across the U.S. qualified for the History Bee's National Finals. When she's not writing or coaching, she enjoys traveling or spending time on the Guadalupe River with friends and her Australian Shepherd, Indie.
PHOTO: Keisha Bedwell with coached student Arin Parsa at the 2018 National History Bee. Arin was the Elementary Division National Champion, and in the same year, he went on to take 3rd place at the International History Olympiad. Congratulations, Arin! Read more about coaching for the National History Bee.
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*Disclaimer: The contest content of the History Bee or any other contest is not limited to the events in this book. There is no guarantee that this material will appear in the National History Bee or other competitions.