Author(s): Coleen Degnan-Veness
The United States of America is a very big country. People have big dreams, too. Everyone wants to live "the American Dream"--The idea that anyone who works hard can become successful and rich. Many have gone to the USA hoping they will become one of the lucky ones. Takes you on a journey from the discovery of the New World over 500 years ago to the present day. From the wild forests to the busy cities, welcome to the USA -- home of the movie industry, baseball, technology giants, and some of the world's most famous civil rights leaders.--Cover.