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History Reading Passages

Works of history explore a person, event, or other meaningful part of the past. These works examine the subject in detail, especially as the subject relates to subsequent events or how the subject had an impact on society. 

(131) Results for History Reading Passages

The Civil War

The American Civil War (1861-1865) tore the relatively young nation apart. The repercussions of this tragedy are still felt tod...

Reading Set: 8 Passages

Friends

Where would we be without friends? Whether they are human, mammal, fish, or fowl, friends add richness to our lives. This readi...

Reading Set: 13 Passages

American Monuments

The purpose of a monument is to remind, inform, and inspire the viewer. The United States is fortunate to have some of the most...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Hispanic Heritage

Over 57 million Americans -- almost 18% of the population -- claim Hispanic ancestry. This reading set celebrates the rich and ...

Reading Set: 3 Passages

Native American Heritage

November is designated Native American Heritage Month, but these passages should be of interest any time of the year. This set ...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

American Independence

Thirteen colonies in a land far, far away united and announced their independence from a distant, powerful monarch. No, it's no...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

California!

California, the Golden State. It was the discovery of gold there in the late 1840s that started a mass migration across the Nor...

Reading Set: 9 Passages

Aviation

It's hard to believe in this age of space stations and mars probes that man has only been flying in heavier that air machines f...

Reading Set: 4 Passages

Baseball

Baseball is the national pastime in the U.S. This well-loved game teaches participants and spectators so many lessons, includin...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Primary Sources

Primary sources take the reader to major historic moments as they are happening. This reading set has newspaper articles contem...

Reading Set: 8 Passages