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Junior Worldmark encyclopedia of the states
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0787691976, Hardcover)
Now middle school and high school students have an encyclopedia that gives them all the facts and details on every state in the U.S., including the District of Columbia and U.S. dependencies. Alphabetically arranged entries feature consistent subheadings for each state so students can quickly find comparative information. An index of people, places and subjects makes searches easy, and sources for further study provides students with the next step to learn more. Here are some of the student-friendly features you'll find: 40 consistent subheads divide each essay to make information easy to find and encourage comparisons between states A map of the U.S. and state flags on color end sheets 50 maps within text Approximately 250 photos depict the state and the people Illustrations of flags and seals accompany entries Glossary makes difficult or unusual terms understandable A table listing all past governors of the state 1998 election information Updates to economic and population information Web sites included in the bibliographies
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Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US dependencies. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.
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