The Making of America

The Making of America

The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present

By Robert D. Johnston; Laura Bush (Foreword by)

National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9780792269441, 192pp.

Publication Date: October 2002

From the first contact of Europeans with Native Americans in 1492 to the current events of the 21st century, this comprehensive volume makes the story of America interesting for today's visually oriented kids. Time lines, historic documents and speeches, a guide to historic sites, a list of Presidents, statehood dates, additional resources, and a detailed index further enhance this reference.

About the Author
Robert D. Johnston was a Bible teacher among Brethren assemblies in Britain. His other works include The Man Who Moved Multitudes; Resurrection: Myth or Miracle?; The Solace of the Shadowland; and Sound Speech.

Laura Bush was First Lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009. She founded both the National Book Festival and the Texas Book Festival.