The book gives the historical background that led to the creation of the National Guard. The author also discusses the twentieth-century activities of the U.S. National Guard, including civil rights protection, riot protection, disaster relief, and international defense.
PAGE 3 What question might you ask about the Minutemen before reading this page?
PAGE 5 Who are the people who served as the Minutemen?
PAGE 6 What was the earliest evidence of a group of fighting volunteers in the United States?
PAGE 20 What is the main idea on page 20?
PAGE 20 What is a detail on page 20 that supports the main idea?