Item description for Our Pioneers and Patriots by Philip J. Furlong, Most Rev Philip Furlong & Helen J. Ganey...
Overview A famous 5th-8th grade American history textbook written in 1940 with Catholic faith and patriotic love of country. 55 Chapters, with Study Questions and Activities. From early exploration and settlement through 20-th century developments. All famous people, places, dates and events in U.S. history. Perfect background for Christ and the Americas. Great!
Publishers Description 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
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Studio: TAN Books and Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.55" Height: 1.4" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1997
Publisher Tan Books & Publishers
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
ISBN 0895555921 ISBN13 9780895555922
Availability 97 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 23, 2016 02:15.
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More About Philip J. Furlong, Most Rev Philip Furlong & Helen J. Ganey
The Most Rev. Philip Joseph Furlong was born in 1892 at New York City. He attended Cathedral College and St. Joseph s Seminary prior to receiving Holy Orders on the eighteenth of May, 1918. He later received his doctorate in philosophy from Fordham University, and went on to become Professor of History at Cathedral College. Father Furlong served as an auxiliary bishop from 1956-1971, and published his textbook The Old World and America in 1937 through William H. Sadlier Inc., New York. He retired from the Vicariate at the age of seventy-one and died on the thirteenth of April, 1989.
Philip J. Furlong lived in New York, in the state of New York. Philip J. Furlong was born in 1892 and died in 1989.
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Review from the Publisher Mar 8, 2001
505 Pp. PB. Impr.235 Illus. & Maps. Index. A famous 5th-8th grade American history textbook written in 1940 with Catholic faith and patriotic love of country. 55 Chapters, with Study Questions & Activities. Teaches a lot in a simple manner: From Early exploration and settlement thru 20th-century developments. By the end of this book the student will be familiar with the famous persons, places, dates, and events in U.S. history and have a tremendous store of knowledge to build on when pursuing greater understanding at a more advanced level. Worth 10 times its price! A real classic!
The Answer Key is available for only $10.00.
A must buy! Aug 9, 2000
If you are a homeschooler using Laura Berquist's syllabus, you know this is a must buy book. It covers 4th and 5th grades in American History. I would recommend buying the answer key to go along with it. Pax