Streams of Civilization, Volume 1

Most history textbooks are written from a secular viewpoint, but this introductory text is different! Providing a comprehensive look at Western, African, and Asian civilizations from creation to 1620, it affirms the biblical view of creation (though it discusses evolution) and gives your kids insight into other cultures and religions from a Christian perspective. Includes vocabulary questions, exercises, maps, and black-and-white illustrations. Ideal for grades 9 and up. 410 pages, hardcover from Christian Liberty Press.

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Lifepac Civics/World Geography, Grade 9, Complete Set

The LIFEPAC Civics/World Geography complete set contains all 10 student workbooks for a full year of study plus the comprehensive Teacher's Guide.

Topics covered include:

  • United States Heritage 
  • Our National Government 
  • State and Local Government 
  • Planning A Career 
  • Citizenship 
  • The Earth And Man 
  • Regions Of The World 
  • Man And His Environment 
  • Tools Of A Geographer 
  • Man In A Changing World

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Washington remarked that one could "trace the finger of Providence through" 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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America's Providential History, Third Edition

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America's Providential History (Including Biblical Principles of Education, Government, Politics, Economics, and Family Life)


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.

This video uses primarily (but not exclusively) the NIV translation.

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Drive Thru History DVD Series, 8 Volumes


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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Drive Thru History America: Foundations of Character

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Foundations of Character Homeschool Curriculum Kit (Drive Thru History America)


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. On Christianbook, there is a list of books (linked) needed for this study guide.

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Early American and World History


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. Book volumes are sold separately.

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A History of US, Third Edition: 11 Volumes

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A History of US: Eleven-Volume Set


From Sumner 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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Short Lessons in World History, Fourth Edition

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Short Lessons in World History

The Patriot's History Reader: Essential Documents for Every American

An original collection of the most influential documents in American history, from the bestselling author of A Patriot's History of the United States

Since 2005, A Patriot's History of the United States has become a modern classic for its defense of America as a unique country founded on principles of justice, equality, and freedom for all. 

The Patriot's History Reader continues this tradition by going back to the original sources-the documents, speeches, and legal decisions that shaped our country into what it is today. 

The authors explore both oft-cited documents-the Declaration of Independence, Emancipation Proclamation, and Roe v. Wade--as well as those that are less famous. Among these are George Washington's letter to Alexander Hamilton, which essentially outline America's military strategy for the next 150 years, and Herbert Hoover's speech on business ethics, which examines the government's role in regulating private enterprise. 

By helping readers explore history at its source, this book sheds new light on the principles and personalities that have made America great.

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The Miracle of Freedom: Seven Tipping Points That Saved the World

How unusual is it, really, in the history of all known human experience, to enjoy the blessings of living free? The answer may surprise you. In The Miracle of Freedom, Chris and Ted Stewart make a strong case that fewer than 5 percent of all people who have ever lived on the earth have lived under conditions that we could consider free. So where did freedom come from, and how are we fortunate enough to experience it in our day? A deeper look at the human record, write the authors, reveals a series of critical events, obvious forks in the road leading to very different outcomes, that resulted in this extraordinary period in which we live. They identify and discuss seven decisive tipping points: 1. The defeat of the Assyrians in their quest to destroy the kingdom of Judah 2. The victory of the Greeks over the Persians at Thermopylae and Salamis 3. Roman Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity 4. The defeat of the armies of Islam at Poitiers 5. The failure of the Mongols in their effort to conquer Europe 6. The discovery of the New World 7. The Battle of Britain in World War II The journey to freedom has been thousands of years long. Now that it has found its place in the world, the question for those of us who experience its benefits is simply this: Will we work to preserve the miracle of freedom that we enjoy today?

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Designed for grades 5-12, Mapping the World by Heart includes a set of maps and a comprehensive teacher's guide that makes it easy to integrate lessons and activities into any class's existing curriculum. Combining memorization with the real use of knowledge, practice, mnemonics, large and small group activities, and games, Mapping the World by Heart inspires students to study - and love - geography.

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David Smith's Mapping the World by Heart: An Innovative Approach to Learning Geography

Geography Grade 9 Homeschool Kit (4th Edition)

Students will embark on a "grand tour" without ever leaving home with BJU Press' 9th grade Cultural Geographytextbook. Each unit opens with a biblical link and short introductory essay. Chapters include various fact boxes; bolded important terms; "Let's Go Exploring" map skill exercises; "Earth Matters" boxes on the challenges of fulfilling the Dominion Mandate; notes on cultural information; section quizzes; chapter reviews; and more. Full color pages are filled with photographs and illustrations, providing a unique visualization of the vast span of cultures and countries across our globe. This new edition features a new opening chapter and is filled with photographs, charts, maps, and first-person accounts that make this "virtual world tour" an exciting and stimulating exploration of world geography and culture.

The Student Activities Manual expounds upon the text lessons with colorful map and chart activities, chapter review questions, reading passages with comprehension questions, internet research activities, and more. These activities provide reinforcement for the lessons given in the student text, and help with preparation for chapter tests.

The Student Activities Answer Key contains the answers for the Activities Manual and is a full-page, full-color reproduction of the student manual with correct answers overlaid in hot-pink ink.

The teacher's guide features reduced-size student pages with the correct answers overlaid, and are surrounded by teacher lesson notes. Lessons have objectives; a lesson plan chart with suggested materials; bulletin board ideas, possible research or report topics; activities; biblical links; section quiz answers; discussion starters; and additional background notes. The included CD-ROM features teacher support materials, including primary documents, diagrams (flow charts, tables, and graphs), maps, and photographs.

The tests and test answer key provide parents with a simple way to assess progress and retention of knowledge.

This kit includes:

  • Cultural Geography Teacher's Edition, 634 pages in 2 volumes, spiralbound, soft front-covers, hard back-covers 
  • Student Text, 634 pages, softcover, 4th Edition 
  • Student Activities Book, 210 pages, softcover, 4th Edition 
  • Student Activities Answer Key, 210 pages, spiralbound, 4th Edition 
  • Tests, 4th Edition 
  • Test Answer Key, 4th Edition

This resource is also known as the Bob Jones Cultural Geography Grade 9, 4th Edition Curriculum kit

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Lifepac Select: Geography

LIFEPAC Select subjects contain 5 LIFEPACs from the core subject and also include a comprehensive Teacher's Guide to tie them all together. Appropriate for grades 7-12. Can be used as an elective, unit study, remedial course, or summer school.

Topics covered include:

  • What Is Geography 
  • History and Geography of Our States 
  • The Earth and Man 
  • Regions of the World 
  • The Tools of the Geographer

Covers may vary.

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Unlike boring "find it & name it" lessons, this resource combines fun-filled activities, games, and projects---from wearing it, to collecting it, to eating it! You get a complete, innovative K to 12 geography curriculum incorporating history, science, math, and literature---plus a bonus CD-ROM with reproducible maps, timelines, student workbook pages, and more. 353 pages, softcover with CD-ROM from GeoCreations.

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The Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide--Book and CD-ROM

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Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide 2nd Edition


When history is presented as His story rather than just an account of man's achievements, studying provides children with a greater understanding of God's nature and character. This curriculum offers practical step-by-step instruction with a biblical worldview. Lesson plans are spelled out in great detail for grades K through 12, progressing from two 20-minute periods a week to five 50-minute periods a week. 353 pages, softcover.

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The Noah Plan History and Geography Curriculum Guide

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The Noah Plan History and Geography Curriculum Guide: The Principle Approach, Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade


Perfect for any homeschool geography project, this book of completely customizable maps gives your students the space to write in capitals, bodies of waters, major population cities, terrain, elevation and more! Outline maps, shaded relief maps, and maps covering continents, regions, countries, the 50 U.S. states, and Canadian territories and provinces are included. Perfect for reinforcing all your homeschool history, social studies and unit study lessons! Over 130 maps included. 136 pages; reproducible for families, co-op class teachers, or single classrooms. 8.5" x 11". 3rd Edition.

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Uncle Josh's Outline Map Book, 3rd Edition

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Uncle Josh's Outline Map Book


Geography is more than maps---and the world is more than continents and countries. These multi-grade projects provide an in-depth look at the world around us from a Christian perspective. Whether creating their own country notebook or studying about missionaries, your students will learn how geography affects economics, politics, science, religion, and cultures. Includes resource lists and reproducible work sheets and maps. 142 pages, softcover.

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Hands-On Geography: Easy & Fun Activities for Exploring God's World

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geography 3rd Ed.

This updated edition will bring readers up-to-date on new country names, capital cities, flags, ruling governments, changes to production and economics, and more. It also examines the basis for recent geographical, environmental, and political events shaping geography.
—Presents up-to-date statistics related to country size, population, and geopolitical makeup
—Emphasizes human geography for students needing assistance with the Advanced Placement Human Geography exam

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Geography Challenge! Second Edition

Get ready to play Jeopardy! Armed with Kellogg's wealth of updated clues, you supply the answers ("The largest island in Europe"); your preteen and teen-aged students fill in the questions ("What is Great Britain?"); and everyone learns essential facts about the physical, political, and economic geography of 11 different world regions. Five difficulty levels. Includes answer key. 120 reproducible pages, softcover from Walch.

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