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     Drive Thru History, Volumes 1-4

    Drive Thru History, Volumes 1-4

    Ancient history has come to life with this innovative and fresh approach to the ancient past. Take a virtual tour of Greece, Rome, Turkey and other historical 'hot-spots' with your tour guide/host Dave Stotts. Visit the Acropolis, the Coliseum, Smyrna and Sardis and a secret, underground cave as you witness historical and biblical events first hand--meeting some famous folks along the way! Each DVD is approximately 100 minutes. Ages 12 & up.

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    Drive Thru History DVD Series, 8 Volumes

    It's full throttle in reverse when you and your family join Dave Stotts on his fast-paced, entertaining, and informative joy rides through ancient and early American history. Filled with live footage, dramatized scenes, modern graphics, Scripture readings, fun, and faith-filled commentary, these virtual vacations are perfect for ages 12 and up. Eight DVDs, three 30-minute episodes each. Closed-captioned.

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     Drive Thru History America: Foundations of Character

    Drive Thru History America: Foundations of Character

    One thing many of our nation's founders shared was a Christian worldview. Teach your students how beliefs influence actions, as demonstrated by Noah Webster, George Washington, Abigail Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and others. This 9-unit DVD-based cross-curricular supplement incorporates history, government, citizenship, culture, science, social studies, and technology. Features 10-minute "teaser" segments that introduce each lesson; and reproducible work sheets. 128 pages, softcover with DVD-ROM from Tyndale. Grades 6-12.

    This kit includes: Nine video sessions with teacher's guide on DVD. Student textbook included.

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     Early American and World History

    Early American and World History

    This is the one so many of you have been waiting for! Rea's eighth guide features several of our Genevieve Foster titles as the foundation for this rich study. Books by other Newbery Award winning authors are also used, including James Daugherty, Esther Forbes and Jean Lee Latham. This comprehensive study, beginning in the 15th century and stretching to the U.S. Civil War will be a memorable and insightful experience. As with other advanced Beautiful Feet guides, teacher notes are included. Designed as a one-year course for Grades 7-9. The following books accompany Early American and World History:

    The World of Columbus & Sons, The World of Capt. John Smith, George Washington's World, Abraham Lincoln's World, Poor Richard, Of courage UndauntedJohnny Tremain, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, *The Great Little Madison.  The book with a *star is only available at Amazon.

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     Western Expansion Study Guide

    Western Expansion Study Guide

    This easy-to-use lesson guide is designed to follow the sold-separately Early American History: A Literature Approach Guides. Built around Notebooking, as each word of literature is read, students can discuss the questions and then record what they've learned. Moving lesson-by-lesson chronologically (1800-1865), each entry includes the page numbers of the books being read, findings to record, comprehension and critical thinking questions, timelines, and other notebook assignments. Links and "Historical Help" sidebars are included throughout. Line-listed answers included. 37 pages, softcover. Grades 4-7.

    Books Needed for this Study Include:

  • Abraham Lincoln's World by Genevieve Foster
  • Daniel Boone: The Opening of the Wilderness by John Mason Brown
  • Year of the Horseless Carriage: 1801 by Genevieve Foster
  • Of Courage Undaunted: Across the Continent with Lewis and Clark by James Daugherty
  • *Amistad by Helen Kromer
  • The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon by Jacqueline Davies
  • The Stout-hearted Seven: Orphaned on the Oregon Trail by Neta Lohnes Frazier
  • Abraham Lincoln by James Daugherty.
  • *Frontier Living by Edwin Tunis
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     America's Providential History, Third Edition   -     
        By: Dr. Mark A. Beliles & Stephen K. McDowell

    America's Providential History, Third Edition

    Washington remarked that one could "trace the finger of Providence through those...events" of framing the Constitution. From the first preaching of the Gospel in Israel across the west to Europe and America, America's Providential History defends the idea of the Westward Chain of Christianity, explaining how America was ripe for "cultured Indo-Europeans". From this perspective, the authors trace the hand of God throughout the founding and establishment of America. Quotes from historical figures, black and white art reproductions, biblical excerpts, and sermons bring a rich flavor to the text. 293 pages, indexed, softcover. This 3rd Edition features updated statistics.

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     Short Lessons in World History, Fourth Edition

    Short Lessons in World History, Fourth Edition

    From Sumer to the high gas prices of 2005, this collection of 87 lessons feature engaging text, time lines, maps, pre-reading questions, quizzes, activities, puzzles, and mini-biographies to dramatize critical events and places over the last 7,000 years. Newly introduced words are bolded and defined in the margins for easy vocabulary building, while "critical thinking" boxes throughout the lessons provide a point for students to stop, think, and apply what they've learned. The perfect add-on to a traditional world history course, or may be used as a complete program. A glossary and answer key for the puzzles/assessments are included. Grades 6-9. 204 pages, softcover.

    Units include:

  • The First Civilized People
  • Greece and Rome
  • Empires and Civilizations Around the World
  • The Middle Ages
  • Europe's Power Grows Greater
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Empire Building and War
  • War Was Not a Solution
  • Communism and the Cold War
  • The Middle East
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe and the Former Soviet Union
  • The Americas and Today's World Grades 6-9. 204 pages, softcover. Answer key included.
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    Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever [Hardcover]

    Lincoln’s Last Days is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic nights in American history—of how one gunshot changed the country forever. Adapted from Bill O’Reilly’s bestselling historical thriller, Killing Lincoln, this book will have young readers—and grown-ups too—hooked on history.

    In the spring of 1865, President Abraham Lincoln travels through Washington, D.C., after finally winning America’s bloody Civil War. In the midst of celebrations, Lincoln is assassinated at Ford’s Theatre by a famous actor named John Wilkes Booth. What follows is a thrilling chase, ending with a fiery shoot-out and swift justice for the perpetrators.

    With an unforgettable cast of characters, page-turning action, vivid detail, and art on every spread, Lincoln’s Last Days is history that reads like a thriller. This is a very special book, irresistible on its own or as a compelling companion to Killing Lincoln.

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     Of Many Times & Cultures: Fascinating Facts & Stories from World History

    Of Many Times & Cultures: Fascinating Facts & Stories from World History

    These stories are designed to connect students with an event, person, or idea important in world history. Some give famous happenings a new twist. Others are jokes or intriguing bits of information. Each of the book's twenty-seven chapters gives you an overview, with ideas for bulletin boards, papers, and discussions.

    Tell your students about the three-million-year-old Ethiopian skeleton named after a Beatles' song... how Mayan traders counterfeited cocoa beans to use as money... or why U.S. B-26s painted to look like Cuban planes failed to do the trick in the Bay of Pigs invasion.

    The wide selection lets you choose just the right piece of information to enliven any history course or interdisciplinary study with world history content. Grades 6-9. 278 pages, softcover.

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    From Sea to Shining Sea for Children

    From Sea to Shining Sea for Children

    From Sea to Shining Sea for Children tells America's story during its first fifty years. These were the days of Benjamin Franklin and Daniel Boone, Francis Asbury and Charles Finney, Andrew Jackson and Sam Houston. During these years Conestoga wagons and circuit riders became famous, Indian wars and slavery were major concerns, and the Louisiana Purchase and the Oregon Trail expanded American boundaries from sea to shining sea. But God was also at work in the young nation, giving its settlers exciting opportunities to shape its history and to be His people. Softcover, 208 pages.

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     The Light and the Glory for Young Readers: 1492-1787  -     
        By: Peter Marshall, David Manuel, Anna Wilson Fishel

    The Light and the Glory for Young Readers: 1492-1787

    Adapted for children ages 8-12, The Light and the Glory for Young Readers explains American history through the lens of the providential-history approach, showing of God intervened over and over again in history just to create a place where His followers could worship. Telling the tale of Columbus, the Spanish missionaries, Roanoke Colony, and more, learn how Jamestown's proximity to swamps shows that they didn't seek the Lord's direction, how King Phillip's War was due to God lifting protective grace, and how "this fighting was more than a war over land. This was a spiritual battle... yet, God continued to take care of His people by showing them special favor." Study guide with questions and answers included. 186 pages, softcover. Ages 8-12.

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     Sounding Forth the Trumpet for Young Readers: 1837-1860

    Sounding Forth the Trumpet for Young Readers: 1837-1860

    Sounding Forth the Trumpet is the third book in the "Discovering God's Plan for America" series adapted from Peter Marshalls & David Manuel's adult work. Designed for Ages 9-12, this volume explains the American past through the lens of the providential-history approach, showing of God intervened over and over again in history just to create a place where His followers could worship. This book covers the continuing debates in congress over slavery, John Quincy Adams and Polk, war with Mexico, the Gold Rush, the Underground Railroad, the Dred Scott decision, Fulton Street Meetings, Dwight L. Moody, John Brown, and the election of Abraham Lincoln. 222 pages, softcover. Ages 9-12. Study guide with questions and answers included.

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     BJU Press Heritage Studies Grade 7 (World Studies) Homeschool Kit, 3rd Edition

    BJU Press Heritage Studies Grade 7 (World Studies) Homeschool Kit, 3rd Edition

    The world is almost incomprehensibly complex. BJU Press provides a string of biblical history to follow as the student reviews history from Creation to the coming of Christ, and then progresses in a chronological journey around the world, studying the flow of empires, cultures, Christianity, and world religions. It concludes with an examination of the trends of the emerging 21st century.

    The included student activity book provides a wide range of activities that ensures students are kept interested and engaged with the lessons; reading comprehension, map work, scripture compare-and-contrast charts, true/false, and primary document exercises that complement the primary text provide reinforcement, review, and enrichment.

    This kit includes:

  • World Studies Student Text, 412 pages, softcover.
  • World Studies Teacher's Edition, 397 pages, spiralbound, soft frontcover, hard backcover.
  • World Studies Student Activities Book, 158 pages, softcover
  • World Studies Student Activities Book Answer Key, 158 pages, spiralbound
  • World Studies Test Pack, gum binding.
  • World Studies Test Answer Key, loose-leaf and three-hole-punched

    This resource is also known as the Bob Jones World Studies Grade 7, 3rd Edition Kit.

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    A History of US, 11 Volumes: Third Edition

    A History of US, 11 Volumes: Third Edition

    Discover why so many teens and tweens are having fun reading American history! "Most history books are boring, but your book kept me on the edge of my chair," says one thrilled sixth grader. Updated and packed with compelling photographs, instructive maps, and vivid storytelling, Hakim's series breathes life into the heroes, villains, and adventures that make up our past. (Not written from a Christian perspective.) Softcovers, from Oxford University.

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     Switched-On Schoolhouse 2012 Grade 7 History & Geography

    Switched-On Schoolhouse 2012 Grade 7 History & Geography

    Travel through time and around the world with SOS History & Geography! Developing an appreciation for God's activity in the history of humanity, these interactive lessons will bring students through World & American Geography; World, American & Religious History; Government and Citizenship; Economics; and Social Studies.

    Grade 7 SOS History & Geography focuses on social science surveys, including anthropology, sociology, economics, political science, and U.S. geography.

    New for Switched-On Schoolhouse 2012:

  • Customizable transcript
  • Past-due report
  • Free-form, text-based parent journal
  • Improved print flexibility
  • F3 Student Search function
  • Parent Toolbox with Reading and Activity Logs
  • Bible Lookup
  • Attendance tracker for multiple students
  • New themes, avatars, audiofeedback, graphic theme selecter, enhanced custom assignment editor, user interface, and additional upgrades!

    SOS 2012 System Requirements:
    Note: XP users MUST have Service Pack 3 Installed.
    Vista users MUST have Service Pack 1 installed prior to installation.
    Vista & Windows 7 Aero users are strongly recommended to meet the optimal performance requirements.
    Only English Language versions of Microsoft, Windows XP, Vista, and 7 are supported.

    XP Service Pack 3
    Windows Vista
    Windows 7
    Microsoft IE 7 or higher Microsoft IE 7 or higher Microsoft IE 7 or higher
    1 GHz or higher processor;
    1+ GHz for optimal performance.
    1 GHz or higher processor;
    1.5 GHz for optimal performance.
    1 GHz or higher processor;
    1.5 GHz for optimal performance.
    512 MB RAM;
    1 GB for optimal performance.
    1 GB RAM (2GB for 64 bit);
    2 GB for optimal performance.
    1 GB RAM (2 GB for 64 bit);
    2 GB for optimal performance.
    1 GB Hard Drive Space (2 GB for 64-bit);
    1 GB for optimal performance.
    1 GB RAM (2GB for 64 bit);
    2 GB for optimal performance.
    1 GB RAM (2 GB for 64 bit);
    2 GB for optimal performance.
    CD-ROM Drive
    CD-ROM Drive CD-ROM Drive
    Adobe Reader
    Adobe Reader Adobe Reader
    Printer Recommended
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    1024 x 768 or higher, 16-bit color  
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    The Explorers to the Jacksonians, Volume 1: All American History

    The Explorers to the Jacksonians, Volume 1: All American History

    From Leif Ericson to early 19th-century culture, this engaging overview brings America's history to life in 32 weekly lessons. Students explore historic events, the atmosphere surrounding them, and their impact on the country's future. The student reader features inviting text and hundreds of images and maps. The activity book offers multisensory reviews, unit wrap-ups, map work, and more. And the teacher's guide provides scope and sequence, answer keys, games, activities, and more. Grades 5 to 8. One hardcover and two softcovers.

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    The New England Primer

    This homeschool product specifically reflects a Christian worldview.The New England Primer

    The most influential Christian textbook in American history! The New England Primer combined Bible lessons and spiritual training with the alphabet, rhymes, vocabulary, and woodcuts to teach colonial children---including the Founding Fathers---how to read. This reprint of the 1777 edition is a great way to help your kids make a real connection with our country's past while they're preparing for their own futures. 79 pages, 4" x 5.75" hardcover.

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    The Usborne Book of World History

    The Usborne Book of World History

    As nations become more dependent on one another, our need to understand world history grows---and here's a fascinating visual overview for your students. Page after page of colorful, realistic illustrations---along with concise text---present the peoples, cultures, and events of the past in a way that captivates young readers. Covers the first civilizations to the early 20th century. (Originally six separate volumes.) Ages 9 to 12. 195 pages, hardcover.

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     Creation to the Resurrection, Second Edition, Volume 1: The Mystery of History Series

    Creation to the Resurrection, Second Edition, Volume 1: The Mystery of History Series

    The Mystery of History Volume 1 is written from a Christian, young-earth, perspective, teaching children to see God's hand throughout history...and how the Gospel of Jesus is the mystery behind all of history! Written in a conversational style, many lessons are presented in the form of mini-biographies, integrating fascinating stories with the events of the time. Covering creation to the resurrection, students will learn about famous biblical characters, ancient peoples, and well-known men such as Aesop, Buddha, Pythagoras, Confucius, Emperor Asoka, Herodotus, Caesar, Hannibal, and Herod.

    Arranged by quarters and weeks, each quarter begins with an "Around the World" summary of events to introduce the time period; lessons progress chronologically with each week having 3 lessons, a pretest, review, and exercise or quiz. The 108 lessons will take a year to complete if you follow a traditional 36 week school year.

    Activities are broken down by age group and reinforce the material just learned through fun ideas that engage all learning styles; they're based upon the classical grammar/logic/rhetoric stages. Review exercises cover the timeline and map work exercises; quizzes are cumulative reviews that go over material from the very beginning of the course; the semester-long tests are similar (though longer), covering materials from 2 quarters (one major time period). Quarter-end worksheets help students synthesize what they've learned and keep everyone straight! Suggested Schedules for different age groups are included, as well as plenty of reproducibles. Line-listed answers included. 636 pages, activity pages reproducible, softcover, three-hole-punched and perforated pages. Grades 4-8, but adaptable for the family.

    This second edition features the following updates & improvements:

  • Over 140 new pages that enrich the lessons; broaden the scholarship level of the text; develop new activities; enhance the mapping exercises; and simplify the timeline directions.
  • The Table of Contents has not changed, but has been improved with better chronological detail, based on the work of James Ussher.
  • The layout has been changed to a cleaner, more-readable style, and features upgraded artistry, photos, font, and cover; an expanded reading list; Answer Key maps for all the mapping exercises; a pronunciation guide; a Bible reading list; and more.
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    The Mystery Of History, Volume 2: The Early Church and  the Middle Ages

    The Mystery Of History, Volume 2: The Early Church and the Middle Ages

    Your students will discover how God continually reveals himself in this big-picture look at world events from Pentecost to the printing press. User-friendly format features lively text, quizzes and tests, reviews, projects and activities, timeline and mapping assignments, answer keys, reproducible student pages, and more. It's classical, chronological---and complete! Grades 4 to 8. 704 pages, softcover.

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     The Renaissance, Reformation, and Growth of Nations (1455-1707) Student Reader, Volume 3: The Mystery of History Series

    The Renaissance, Reformation, and Growth of Nations (1455-1707) Student Reader, Volume 3: The Mystery of History Series

    The years of the Renaissance and Reformation were years of growth and change for both the world and the church. The Mystery of History, Volume III presents the years 1461-1707 through Christ-centered lens, exploring the backdrop to and significance of major cultural and historical events, alongside events in the history of Christianity. Moving through time chronologically, achievements in art, music, literature, science and philosophy are studied using a Classical approach, with an emphasis on reading, writing, research and hands-on activities. 464 pages, full color illustrations. The Mystery of History Volume 3 Companion Guide Guide includes the activities, quizzes, tests, reproducible maps, teacher information, book lists, and everything else that is not the lesson.

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     The Renaissance, Reformation, and Growth of Nations (1455-1707) Companion Guide: The Mystery of History 3

    The Renaissance, Reformation, and Growth of Nations (1455-1707) Companion Guide: The Mystery of History 3

    This companion guide accompanies The Mystery of History Volume 3 Student Reader, and contains the material to accompany the lessons. Pre-tests, hands-on/research activities, timeline instructions, mapping work, memory cards, quizzes, worksheets, tests, and an extensive booklist for additional literature about the time period are all included.

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    Story of the Middle Ages

    Story of the Middle Ages

    The Middle Ages was a dark, mysterious time that set the stage for the drama of the Protestant Reformation in Europe and exploration in the Americas. Your students will enjoy learning about the Roman Empire, Charlemagne, the Vikings, castle life, the Crusades, the Awakening, and more. Features comprehensive review questions, activities, maps, and timelines. Ages 10 to 12. 130 pages, softcover from Christian Liberty Press.

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    Story of the Middle Ages Answer Key

    Story of the Middle Ages Answer Key

    Answer key provided by publishers to help instructors successfully teach this course, either in a home or school setting. It gives answers and instructions for the Chapter Questions and Activities exercises, which include comprehension questions, thought questions, research activities, and projects.


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    Story of the Middle Ages, Test Packet

    Story of the Middle Ages, Test Packet

    Test for chapters 1-2, Story of the Middle Ages, Christian Liberty Press. Does not include answers.


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