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The Nystrom Atlas of the History of the United States and New York State: Grade 8

Clear and comprehensive methods to build geography skills while visualizing history

A New Way to Use Atlases

This first edition of the Nystrom Atlas of the History of the United States and New York State: Grade 8 covers the history of our country and New York State by incorporating graphs, maps, charts, and images.

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The first-edition Nystrom Atlas of the History of the United States and New York State: Grade 8 aligns with the New York State Social Studies Framework, specifically Grade 8 History of the United States and New York State II.

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The Nystrom Atlas of the History of the Unites States and New York State: Grade 8 includes both political and physical maps of New York, the United States, and the world. Also included are a variety of infographics to engage reluctant readers and captioned images of people and places related to the maps and graphs.

Atlas of the History of the US and NY: Grade 8 Student Activity Book

Student Activities

The activities guide students in focusing on every element of the atlas and are organized around DOK levels. Students become familiar with fundamental themes of history and geography and learn basic concepts in other areas of social studies, such as economics, sociology, and demographics. 

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Available in Print and Digital

Bring the Nystrom Atlas of the History of the United States and New York State: Grade 8 to life both at home and in the classroom. All the great information available in the atlas is easy to explore digitally. Create a fun and interactive experience for students.

In This Edition

Discover the geographic history of the United States and New York State in this beautifully illustrated atlas. Students will be able to uncover historical facts from 1865 up to the present.

Notable Content:

  • Easy-to-understand “Using This Atlas” guide
  • Quotations from historical figures in context
  • Land maps showcasing geographic diversity
  • Detailed time lines for each era

Atlas Pack

The Atlas Pack brings together the atlas, student activities, and digital platform for a seamless curriculum.

Included in the Atlas Pack: 
  • 30 copies of the atlas
  • Reproducible student activities book
  • 5-year access on Nystrom World, including
    • e-atlas,
    • interactive activities, and
    • downloadable student activities book
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“Now more than ever, students need the intellectual power to recognize societal problems, ask good questions and develop robust investigations into them, consider possible solutions and consequences, separate evidence-based claims from parochial opinions, and communicate and act upon what they learn.”
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for Social Studies School Standards

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Elementary

  • Maps: Primary: ELS
  • Maps: Primary: Readiness
  • Maps: Primary: Outline World Map
  • Maps: Intermediate: Physical
  • Maps: Intermediate: Political
  • Maps: Intermediate: Continents and Oceans Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Wealth of Countries Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Precipitation Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Temperature Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Time Zones Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Land Use Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Population Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Outline World Map
  • U.S. History:1 Native Americans
  • U.S. History:2 Spanish Explorers
  • U.S. History:3 Explorers
  • U.S. History:4 The Great Exchange
  • U.S. History:5 European Settlements
  • U.S. History:6 Thirteen Britishi Colonies
  • U.S. History:7 Slevery In the Americas
  • U.S. History:8 Revolutionary War
  • State Map

Secondary

  • Maps: Intermediate: Physical
  • Maps: Intermediate: Political
  • Maps: Intermediate: Continents and Oceans Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Wealth of Countries Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Precipitation Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Temperature Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Time Zones Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Land Use Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Population Thematic
  • Maps: Intermediate: Outline World Map
  • Maps: Secondary: Land Use Thematic
  • Maps: Secondary: Population Thematic
  • Maps: Secondary: Political Relief
  • Maps: Secondary: Land Cover
  • Maps: Secondary: Scupltural Relief
  • Maps: Secondary: Growing Seasons Thematic
  • Maps: Secondary: Climate Thematic
  • Maps: Secondary: Tectonic Plates Thematic
  • Maps: Secondary: Precipitation Thematic
  • Maps: Secondary: Outline World Map
  • State Map

U.S. History

  • Native Americans
  • Spanish Explorers
  • Explorers
  • The Great Exchange
  • European Settlements
  • Thirteen British Colonies
  • Slavery in the Americas
  • Revolutionary War
  • American Expansion
  • Explorations of the West
  • Trails West
  • War with Mexico
  • Slavery Divides the Nation
  • Slavery and the Economy
  • Union and Confederacy
  • Civil War
  • Conflicts with Indians
  • Railroads Tansform the West
  • Industrial United States
  • Immigrants 1895–1929
  • World War I in Europe
  • Great Depression and Dust Bowl
  • World War II in Europe 1939–1942
  • World War II in the Pacific 1941–1945
  • Great Migration 1940–1970
  • Korean War
  • Cold War
  • Vietnam War
  • Persian Gulf War
  • A Shifting Population
  • Immigrants Sinve 1970

World History

  • New Babylonian Empire
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Chinese Dynasties
  • Ancient India
  • Athens and Sparta
  • Alexander’s Empire
  • Roman Empire
  • Barbarians and the Roman Empire
  • Silk Road and Eurasian Trade
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Charlemagne’s Frankish Empire and the Holy Roman Empire
  • Spread of Islam
  • World of the Crusades
  • China in the Middle Ages
  • Mongol Conquest
  • Rise and Fall of Shogun Japan
  • Exploration
  • Maya, Aztec, and Inca
  • European Exploration and Land Claims
  • African Empires and States
  • Rise of Ottoman Empire
  • Reformation and Counter Reformation
  • European Trading Empires
  • Rise and Fall of Mughal Empires
  • Independence in the Americas
  • Napoleon’s Europe
  • Europe After the Congress of Vienna
  • Africa Under Foreign Rule
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Cold War
  • World Conflicts Since 1991

Texas

  • Spanish Explorers
  • Western Explorations
  • Trails West
  • War with Mexico
  • Indian Wars
  • Railroads & The West
  • Great Migration
  • population Loss and Growth
  • Native Americans in TX
  • Spanish Settlements
  • Republic of Texas
  • Energy Resources of TX
  • Texas Readiness Map
  • Texas Desk Map
  • Texas State Map