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From Sea To Shining Sea Student Text - The Story Of America

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From Sea To Shining Sea Student Text

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Catholic Schools Textbook Project

This is the second volume of five books aimed at grades 5-9 to teach world history and geography. Produced with the absolute highest quality in design, color, illustrations, paper and bindings, this textbook project for Catholic schools employs the writing and editing talents of a group of highly qualified teachers, authors, editors and artists.

This volume, aimed at 5th graders, tells the story of North America-die Indian nations, European colonization, the founding and history of the United States up to the Twentieth Century. Told as a series of stories, with thumbnail biographies, lives of the saints, maps, illustrations, and other supplemental material. The lavish use of color photos, drawings and maps combined with the excellent writing make this volume and series the best available today. Illustrated.

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This item received 5 stars overall. Fantastic American history textbook for junior high students.

From Sea To Shining Sea Student Text The Story Of America is a FANTASTIC American history text from the Catholic Textbook Project!! I KNOW it's expensive, but this book has been truly worth the cost!
Overview :
  • 20 Chapters covering 462 pages fully indexed
  • Covers the time periods in American History from Brendan the Navigator and the Vikings landing in North America to Dorothy Day in the early 20th century.
  • Full color pictures on glossy thick paper means it is nice for the eye and the hand.
  • Vocabulary is bolded within the text and defined in the margins.
  • Maps throughout of voyages, land acquisition, etc.
  • Chapters end  in a "Summary," "Checkpoints," which are questions for retention and comprehension on the events of the story. Full Review...

    This item received 5 stars overall. 5th grade Catholic textbook of U.S. history

    From Sea to Shining Sea, The Story of America published by Ignatius Press, part of the Catholic Schools Textbook Project. 20 chapters with an index, 462 pages. "From Sea to Shining Sea" is a 5th grade U.S. history book, that also incorporates the Catholic impact on the shaping of the U.S. This textbook covers early voyages of St. Brendan from fifth century Ireland to the new world. As well as the Vikings, Eric the Red and Leif the Lucky. It also goes into detail of the son of King Owain of Wales, Madoc. And the very welsh looking Indians that later settlers found. The textbook, continues through the Spanish conquistadors, the French and Indian war, And the early colonies. Right through to the e Full Review...

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