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Multi-Media Review: Compton’s Encyclopedia of American History: AH

8/19/2000 • Reviews

COMPTON’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN HISTORY
(Compton’s New Media, $59.95). The dramatic history of the United States is explored in this CD-ROM for Windows, based on the successful textbook, American History: A Survey, written by historian Alan Brinkley. Features include sixty detailed historical maps; an interactive timeline that allows the user to review American history from 1485 to the 1990s; an atlas; more than 3,000 images; an on-line dictionary; and access to more than three hundred historical documents, including the Mayflower Compact, the U.S. Constitution, and the unratified Equal Rights Amendment.

 

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