Children should not just read about history; they should live it. In The Story of Civilization, the stories that have shaped humanity come alive like never before. Author Phillip Campbell uses his historical expertise and storytelling ability together in tandem to present the content in a fresh and thrilling way.
The Story of Civilization reflects a new emphasis in presenting the history of the world as a thrilling and compelling narrative. Within each chapter, children will encounter short stories that place them directly in the shoes of historical figures, both famous and ordinary, as they live through legendary battles and invasions, philosophical debates, the construction of architectural wonders, the discovery of new inventions and sciences, and the exploration of the world.
Volume IV: The History of the United States transfers the journey over to the New World. Beginning with Columbus when he sailed the open blue and extending into the present day, this volume tells the thrilling tale of our nation, both the good and the bad. Children will be introduced to heroic American saints like Juan Diego, Peter Claver, and Elizabeth Ann Seton, explorers like Lewis and Clark and Neil Armstrong, and a whole host of U.S. presidents, as well as relive some of the most significant events in our country’s past, like the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the assassination of President Lincoln, the Civil Rights Movement, the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, and many more.
Keeping track of the people, events, and dates that shaped history can be difficult. With this fun, comprehensive, and engaging timeline that employs an easy-to-follow format and vibrant illustrations, students will have the help they need to track the chronology of the story of civilization.
This timeline mirrors the scope of The Story of Civilization text book, beginning with the early Spanish conquests of Mexico and running to the attacks of 9/11 and presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump. Within these bookends, children will be introduced to the Spanish conquistadors and missionary martyrs, Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe, George Washington and the Founding Fathers, "Honest Abe" Lincoln and the abolitionist movement, the terrible wars of the 20th and 21st centuries, and so much more. A fun “Timeline Trivia” section can be found on the back for students to test their knowledge!
• Laminated format capable of being written on with a sharpie
• 36 x 18 size when unfolded
• Easy-to-follow structure
• 40+ illustrations
• Covers over 75 major events and people
• “Timeline Trivia” on the back
- Phillip Campbell
- TAN Books
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