This full-color atlas spans the entire breadth of American history, from precolonial times to the present day. Vivid photographs, illustrations, and maps combine with graphs, charts, and boxed features to produce a lively, accessible reference. A perfect companion to ""Atlas of American Military History"" (see page 25), this beautifully illustrated atlas contains complete, up-to-date coverage of the cultural, historical, political, and social history of America. Beginning with the earliest settlement of the Americas more than 12,000 years ago, this stunning atlas integrates detailed maps with engaging narrative text. Unlike the competition, ""Atlas of American History"" gives thorough coverage of military history as well as migration, social, and religious history. It is divided into 10 chronologically arranged sections and is designed in accordance with the National Standards for United States History. Completely comprehensive and relevant, ""Atlas of American History"" includes a final chapter describing key operations on the war on terror. Providing accessible, authoritative coverage, this atlas is the perfect complement to any study of American history.