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Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State

By Kevin F. Kern

Wiley-Blackwell
Paperback (544 pages)

Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State
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Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State explores the breadth of Ohio’s past, tracing the course of history from its earliest geological periods to the present day in an accessible, single-volume format.

  • Features the most up-to-date research on Ohio, drawing on material in the disciplines of history, archaeology, and political science
  • Includes thematic chapters focusing on major social, economic, and political trends
  • Amply illustrated with maps, drawings, and photographs

Receipient of the Ohio Geneological Society's Henry Howe Award in 2014

The Story of Early Ohio: Indians, Frontiersmen, Pioneers, Statesmen and War

By C. Stephen Badgley

Badgley Publishing Company
Paperback (250 pages)

The Story of Early Ohio: Indians, Frontiersmen, Pioneers, Statesmen and War
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The story of early Ohio from the days of the Mound Builders to the Victorian Age. This is a story of the people who lived in what is now the Great State of Ohio during those times. A story of the Native Americans who were there before the coming of the white settlers and a story of the savage raids and battles fought in the struggle to gain or retain control of this rich, vast territory. A story of the men and women who participated in these events along with the suffering and hardships faced by all in a struggle to keep their home or in their quest to find a better life for themselves and their descendants. In 1897, William Dean Howells, a novelist who was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio, to show the love of his native state and provide people with its history, authored the book “Stories of Ohio”. This book is a wonderful, intriguing look at the history of the Great State of Ohio and those who called it home. Badgley Publishing Company has taken the contents of his book, added more material and illustrations and re-created this historically significant work in an effort to preserve his story and make it available to the public again.

Ohio Archaeology an Illustrated Chronicle of Ohio's Ancient American Indian Culture

By Bradley Thomas Lepper

Brand: Orange Frazer Press
Hardcover (300 pages)

Ohio Archaeology an Illustrated Chronicle of Ohio s Ancient American Indian Culture
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More than 12,000 years ago, American Indians discovered the lands we now call Ohio. By the time Europeans arrived in this continent, Ohio's indigenous peoples had become successful farmers living in large, circular villages along broad river valleys.

Ohio's rich archaeological heritage has captivated generations of scholars and scientists. Yet, archaeologists over the past few decades have made new discoveries that are revolutionizing out understanding of these American Indian cultures and their achievements.

Ohio Archaeology chronicles these landmark discoveries in a book written by Dr. Bradley T. Lepper, Curator of Archaeology of the Ohio Historical Society. Dr. Lepper presents this fascinating story in six, chronological chapters based on the major archaeological periods. With top regional scholars contributing 28 feature articles, Ohio Archaeology also looks at the state's early archaeological history.

Written in an engaging and understandable style, this epochal story is beautifully illustrated with over 340 photographs, original artworks, maps, timelines and graphics.

Ohio Archaeology is a valuable resource for readers, teachers and students who want to learn more about the lifeways and legacies of the first Ohioans.

The Ohio Archaeology book is one of four components to the Ohio Archaeology project, a collaborative initiative led by Voyageur Media Group, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation of public media about science, history and culture. The Ohio Archaeology project includes the development of this companion book, the "Ancient Ohio" art series and a companion website for the delivery of educational materials.

The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West

By David McCullough

Simon & Schuster
Released: 2019-05-07
Hardcover (352 pages)

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Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story—the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.

As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. A Massachusetts minister named Manasseh Cutler was instrumental in opening this vast territory to veterans of the Revolutionary War and their families for settlement. Included in the Northwest Ordinance were three remarkable conditions: freedom of religion, free universal education, and most importantly, the prohibition of slavery. In 1788 the first band of pioneers set out from New England for the Northwest Territory under the leadership of Revolutionary War veteran General Rufus Putnam. They settled in what is now Marietta on the banks of the Ohio River.

McCullough tells the story through five major characters: Cutler and Putnam; Cutler’s son Ephraim; and two other men, one a carpenter turned architect, and the other a physician who became a prominent pioneer in American science. They and their families created a town in a primeval wilderness, while coping with such frontier realities as floods, fires, wolves and bears, no roads or bridges, no guarantees of any sort, all the while negotiating a contentious and sometimes hostile relationship with the native people. Like so many of McCullough’s subjects, they let no obstacle deter or defeat them.

Drawn in great part from a rare and all-but-unknown collection of diaries and letters by the key figures, The Pioneers is a uniquely American story of people whose ambition and courage led them to remarkable accomplishments. This is a revelatory and quintessentially American story, written with David McCullough’s signature narrative energy.

Restored Ohio: History Brought Back to Life

By Glenn Morris

America Through Time
Released: 2019-04-29
Paperback (128 pages)

Restored Ohio: History Brought Back to Life
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History is one of the most important subjects that ties people and communities in any given geographic area together by a common thread. When buildings and structures from earlier times are still physically around to see, it makes remembering and appreciating the past much easier. It's also more fun to learn about history when there's something tangible left from it. Unfortunately, we're currently living in an era when Ohio is losing its history quicker than it's being made, and once something original is gone, it can never be brought back.

Thankfully, hundreds of buildings, structures, and entire towns have been restored through the efforts of citizens and leaders who care deeply about the past, and realize the necessity of preserving history for both the present and future generations. Despite the ruin old buildings and structures potentially face, there's certainly no shortage of them around the Buckeye State. So, pack up a picnic basket and gas up the car! After reading this book, you will likely be yearning for an adventurous road trip.

The Great Book of Ohio: The Crazy History of Ohio with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States)

By Bill O'Neill

Independently published
Paperback (180 pages)

The Great Book of Ohio: The Crazy History of Ohio with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States)
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Want to learn more about the state of Ohio? How much do you really know about the Buckeye State? There’s so much to learn about the state that even natives don’t know! In this trivia book, you’ll learn more about Ohio’s history, pop culture, folklore, sports, and so much more!

In The Great Book of Ohio, you’ll find the answers to the following questions:

  • Why is Ohio called the “Buckeye State”?
  • Why is Ohio known as the “Mother of Presidents”?
  • Which superhero originated from the state?
  • Which Ohio musicians went to high school together?
  • What urban legends haunt the state?
  • Which national sports league was formed in Ohio?
And so much more!

This book is packed with trivia facts about Ohio. Some of the facts are surprising, some of them are strange, and some of them are goosebumps-inducing, but all of them are fascinating. You’ll learn everything you could have wondered about Ohio and then some.

Whether you’re just learning about Ohio or you already think you’re an expert on the state, you’re bound to learn something new in each chapter. Your friends will be amazed at your knowledge during your next trivia night. Even your history teacher will be impressed!

So, what are you waiting for? Dig in to learn all there is to know about Ohio!


It Happened in Ohio: Remarkable Events That Shaped History, First Edition (It Happened In Series)

By Carol Cartaino

Gpp
Released: 2010-06-15
Paperback (224 pages)

It Happened in Ohio: Remarkable Events That Shaped History, First Edition (It Happened In Series)
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Thirty episodes from the history of the Buckeye State, including memorable events such as the Kent State Riots, but also featuring lesser-known tales.

Canals Of Ohio: A History And Tour Guide

By Boone Triplett

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (282 pages)

Canals Of Ohio: A History And Tour Guide
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Summary of Ohio's 1,000-mile long canal system, which was started in 1825 and closed after the 1913 flood. Primarily a tour guide that describes canal structures remaining in the field with a fair amount of local history also included. Eleven chapters cover Ohio's 11 primary canal systems: Ohio & Erie, Walhonding, Muskingum, Hocking, Miami & Erie, Warren County, Wabash & Erie, Pennsylvania & Ohio, Sandy & Beaver, Cincinnati & Whitewater, and Milan. Approximately 240 photos. 18 full page maps. Indexed.

The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830 (A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier)

By R. Douglas Hurt

Indiana University Press
Released: 1998-08-22
Paperback (440 pages)

The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830 (A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier)
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The Ohio Frontier
Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830
R. Douglas Hurt

Finally, after nearly twenty-five years, a high-quality general history of the frontier period of the state of Ohio...a dynamic account of the Ohio frontier that should delight both transappalachian frontier scholars and interested amateurs."
―E. J. Fabyan, Vincennes University History

...a vivid panorama of the transitional years when Ohio evolved from a raw frontier territory to an established province of an ever-expanding nation." ―Margaret Flanagan Booklist

The Ohio frontier was always a land of violence, opportunity, and refuge for both Indians and whites. It served as the political, economic, and social foundation for the settlement of the Old Northwest. First settled by migrating Native Americans about 1720 and later by white Americans, Ohio became the crucible which set Indian and military policy throughout the region. Nowhere on the American frontier was the clash of cultures more violent than in the Ohio country. There, Shawnees, Wyandots, and Delawares, among others, fought to preserve their land claims against an army that was incompetent at the beginning but highly trained and disciplined at the end.

This book will appeal top anyone interested in the history of Ohio and the military, social, political, and economic history of the American frontier.

A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier Series―Walter Nugent and Malcolm Rohrbough, general editors

Ohio Interactive Notebook: A Hands-On Approach to Learning About Our State! (Ohio Experience)

By Carole Marsh

Gallopade International
Paperback (68 pages)

Ohio Interactive Notebook: A Hands-On Approach to Learning About Our State! (Ohio Experience)
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The Ohio Interactive Notebook: A Hands-On Approach to Learning About Our State! is one of our NEW products for 2017! A true-time saver, the Ohio Interactive Notebook: A Hands-On Approach to Learning About Our State! includes ready-to-use pages and instructions that make state-studies fun and successful for the whole class.

The Ohio Interactive Notebook: A Hands-On Approach to Learning About Our State! is more than just a notebook for taking notes it's a way of collecting and thinking about information. The Ohio Interactive Notebook: A Hands-On Approach to Learning About Our State! helps students become creative, independent, and reflective thinkers, readers, and writers. Students learn to express their own ideas and apply skills learned in class. The Ohio Interactive Notebook: A Hands-On Approach to Learning About Our State! gives teachers ready-to-use pages, templates, instructions, writing prompts, and more, making it easy to start using their interactive notebooks today!

WHY USE INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOKS?
Interactive Notebooks are great for students!
Building an Interactive Notebook helps students build organization skills as they take responsibility for their learning resources.
The Interactive Notebook provides students with an outlet to apply the knowledge they gain in ways that express their own ideas and creativity.
Guided writing activities incorporated into an Interactive Notebook help your students develop into independent, creative, reflective thinkers.
And, once completed, an Interactive Notebook becomes a comprehensive and engaging review tool to help your students master content and prepare for tests.

Interactive Notebooks are great for teachers!
You can easily customize your instruction.
You direct the learning process and pace.
You determine where to dig deeper...and when and where to add pizzazz!
You choose which projects to use as instruction, which projects to use as reinforcement, which projects to use as independent practice, and which projects to use as assessments.
You can supplement activities with your own texts and projects.
And, you meet the unique needs of your students in each and every year!

A true time-saver!
Step-by-step teacher instructions
Ready-to-use, reproducible pages
Writing and reflection prompts
Student letter
Supply lists
Rubric
And more!

This book is reproducible and has 68 pages.


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