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Apply logic to history — Critical Thinking in United States History

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The 4-Volume Critical Thinking in United States History Series teaches students how to apply logic to history by analyzing and evaluating primary sources and questioning how to discern the reliability of historical texts. I consider this curriculum to be one of […]

Economics, United States History, and Government for your high school student

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. A Basic History of the United States, 6 Volumes by Clarence B. Carson, first published 1983-2004 by American Textbook Committee, now published by Boundary Stone For your highschoolers I recommend Clarence B. Carson’s A Basic History of the United States. The […]

Grandpa Reads Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. “…’The captain don’t like passengers snooping’ around his ship!’ someone yelled behind us. We spun around and saw a sailor who wore an off-white long-sleeved shirt, a dingy orange vest, and a dark blue knit cap. He had a black scraggly […]

The finest historical fiction

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. I want to tell you about a book I read to my children many years ago. Allen French is the author, and I consider it one of my very favorites. It’s called The Colonials: Being a narrative of events chiefly connected […]

Ancient history excerpts — Remedies for head-ache and for wounds on the head

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Pausanias (c. A.D. 143-176) Description of Greece 2.28.1 The serpents of Corinth The serpents, including a peculiar kind of a yellowish color, are considered sacred to Asclepius, and are tame with men. These are peculiar to Epidauria, and I have noticed that other lands have their peculiar animals. For in Libyaonly are to be found […]

A serpent of unprecedented length — interesting excerpts from Ancient Literature

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Aulus Gellius (c. 125 – after 180 AD) — A Roman whose only book, Attic Nights, is a compilation of notes on grammar, geometry, philosophy, history and many other subjects. Attic Nights Book 7, Chapter 3 An account, taken from the works of Tubero, of a serpent of unprecedented length. 1  Tubero in his Histories […]

Use primary sources to enhance your study of ancient history — Volume One Free for 3 Days

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Are you looking for a way to include primary sources into your history lessons? Ancient Literature — Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your History Curriculum Volume One — Julius Caesar Volume Two — Alexander the Great Volume Three — Augustus, Jesus Christ, and Tiberius Volume Four […]

Ancient history ebooks free with purchase from our catalog

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

This week you can receive FREE (upon request) these ancient history ebooks with any purchase from our catalog. Ancient Literature Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your History Curriculum All Six Ebooks for $25 — free this week with any purchase from our catalog Published by Trivium […]

Review of a near perfect history curriculum and some help for you

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. A Review of The Mystery of History Volume I and The Mystery of History Volume II by Linda Hobar Audio version of The Mystery of History Volume I and Audio version of The Mystery of History Volume II by Linda Hobar […]

History, Chronology and the Bible

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Do you suppose that when we get to heaven there will be thousands of video rooms where we can watch reruns of history. In one room there will be a recording of Noah and his sons building the ark and caring […]

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