About the Book Discover the story behind the great state of Colorado! This book explores Colorado's rich history, from the time of early American Indians to the Colorado Gold Rush to today. Includes vibrant images, engaging text, and a meaningful extension activity. Book Synopsis Get an inside look at Colorado's rich history, from the time of early American Indians to the Colorado Gold Rush to today. This engaging social studies book is four chapters, covering major events, people, and time periods in Colorado history. It includes a glossary, extension activity, guided reading questions, and other exciting features. Colorado's History covers the early history of American Indians in Colorado through the exploration of the territory, its path to statehood, westward expansion, developments in technology, and other important events throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. This reader combines vibrant pictures and illustrations with rich text to craft a detailed account of Colorado, from 14,000 years ago to modern times.