Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook

Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook is designed to look like a very thorough student notebook. It emphasizes “the important stuff” – the key points students should remember about American History from pre-history to 2015. From a homeschool perspective, I think that this book offers a great basic text …

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Cheryl Harness History – George Washington Carver

As part of their botany curriculum this year, my teen boys had to read The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America . This is one of a series of books by written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness and published by the National Geographic Society. While I haven’t read …

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American Journeys – Resource for American History

American Journeys contains more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the sagas of Vikings in Canada in AD1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rockies 800 years later. Read the words of explorers, Indians, missionaries, traders and settlers as they lived through the founding moments of American history. …

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U.S. Government – Citizenship Test

This year for history, I wanted to start with a unit on U.S. Government. The boys spent the last six weeks reading about The Constitution Convention and The Constitution and seemed to have a decent understanding of the document. Where to go from there? I saw an article on some people being sworn in as …

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