The historical significance of the Great Lakes region stretches from thousands of years ago to the present day. Home to factories, important historical landmarks, and miles of coastline, the Great Lakes region is steeped in the past, but looking ahead to the future. Readers follow the growth of the Great Lakes, beginning with early battles to settle and control the region. Sidebars add to the main contents discussion of significant events, while readers travel through the areas past with the help of photographs and historical images. Colorful maps of the region show readers where history happened and introduce the regions major rivers, states, and landforms.
call number/section: 977
subjects: great lakes region (north america), great lakes (north america)