Washington, D.CBook - 2014
The third series of America the Beautiful is back in a revised edition. The books in this series are bursting with fascinating facts, updated statistics, and brand-new full-color photographs. America the Beautiful 's dynamic design and editorial approach to the geography, history, people, economy, and government of each state will continue to make this award-winning series the one that students turn to first for researching school assignments.
The nation's capital city is located in a small space between Virginia and Maryland, but it is not a part of either state. Readers will discover why the District of Columbia was chosen to be the center of the U.S. government and how the city was planned and constructed. They will also learn about the vibrant local culture and traditions as they find out what it is like to live in D.C. today.
Features:Updated statistics reflect the latest census data Brand new sidebars present profiles of people who had a major impact in recent years Breathtaking new photos and artwork Words to know, FAQs, mini-bios, interactive sidebars, maps, and graphs