Our Pioneers and Patriots
This famous 5th-8th grade level U.S. history textbook written in 1940 reflects both Catholic faith and patriotic love of country. With 55 chapters, plus Study Questions and other Activities, it teaches a lot in a simple manner, including the early exploration and settlement of the United States, California missions, French and Indian War, War of Independence, birth of the U.S., War of 1812, westward expansion, inventions and discoveries, explorers and other heroes, famous Presidents, the Civil War, building of the West, growth of industry, World War I, Great Depression, 20th-century developments, etc. Bishop Furlong covers many famous people, including: Christopher Columbus, Fr. Isaac Jogues, William Penn, Fr. Marquette, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Daniel Boone, Mother Seton, Lewis & Clark, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Fr. Junipero Serra, Fr. Peter de Smet, Robert Fulton, Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Webster, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Gen. George Custer, Thomas Edison, Wilbur & Orville Wright, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and many, many others. By the end of Our Pioneers and Patriots the student will be familiar with the famous persons, places, dates and events in U.S. history-acquiring a tremendously valuable store of knowledge to build on when pursuing greater understanding at a more advanced level. This book will be a tremendous asset for homeschoolers and Catholic schools alike.
Softcover, 505 pages.