Item description for Christ and the Americas by Anne W. Carroll...
Overview Can be used as a 2-year couse: 11th and 12th grades. Great Catholic high school and adult history. Gives the role of the Catholic Church in American history. Starts with the earliest explorers and concludes with the 1990s. Covers North and South American history in a fast-paced, thorough, interesting manner. Scores of amazing insights. Makes history really come alive.
Publishers Description Christ and the Americas is the long awaited high school American history text by best selling author Dr Anne Carroll. It fills a great void because it gives proper attention to and appreciation for the role of the Catholic Church in American history. Beginning before Columbus and concluding with the 1990\'s, this book covers the vast panoply of American history in a fast paced yet thorough manner. Because of it\'s scores of amazing insights and penetrating analysis it renders history understandable and makes it come alive. With study questions at the end of each chapter, this book can be used as a traditional textbook or just read for enjoyment and information. This extensive and easy to read history book is the fruit of Dr Carroll\'s many years as a high school history teacher. Students will come away from this book with a proper sense of who we are and of what American owes to the Catholic Church.
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Studio: TAN Books and Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.04" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.98" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1997
Publisher Tan Books & Publishers
ISBN 0895555948 ISBN13 9780895555946
Availability 98 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 02:55.
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More About Anne W. Carroll
Belinda T. Mooney is a homeschooling mother of six and author. She is also an experienced college instructor, holding an M.S.W. in social work from Louisiana State University. Mrs. Mooney put aside her career, however, to devote her time to homeschooling and homemaking. In her own words, "Without a doubt, it\'s the best decision I ever made in my life." She wrote the Christ and the Americas Workbook as a longtime fan of TAN to help students appreciate our fine Catholic heritage. She currently resides in Greenville, South Carolina with her husband and six children.
Anne W. Carroll founded and currently directs Seton School in Manassas, Virginia. Since 1975, she has worked on developing and teaching an authentic Catholic curriculum for high school juniors and seniors. She holds an M.A. in English and also possesses a fondness for history. Mrs. Carroll is the author of Christ the King Lord of History and Christ and the Americas. She currently resides in Virginia with Dr. Warren H. Carroll, founder of Christendom College and noteworthy historian.
Reviews - What do customers think about Christ and the Americas?
Loved it! Jun 29, 2006
This is a well written and researched text. It gives a good balance to all the anti-Catholic texts that are in print. I found it easy to read. My student enjoyed the book and increased her love of history. We used the study guide as well.
Really excellent! Jul 19, 2005
This is yet another wonderful surprise from the talented pen of Ann Carroll. The book is an inclusive and well written account of the influence of our Lord and Savior on American history. Although I am priviliged to be degreed in history, it was in this excellent and important book that I really came to understand the important notion of subsidiarity. This concept holds as follows:
One of the key principles of Catholic social thought is known as the principle of subsidiarity. This tenet argues that nothing should be done by a larger and more complex organization which can be done as well by a smaller and simpler organization. In other words, any activity which can be performed by a more decentralized entity should be. This principle is a bulwark of limited government and personal freedom. It conflicts with the passion for centralization and bureaucracy characteristic of the Welfare State.
Would that our legislative, executive, and judicial servants understood this important concept! Perhaps one day they will. Bravo once again to Mrs. Carroll!
Review from the Publisher Mar 7, 2001
Great Catholic high school history. Gives the role of the Catholic Church in American history. Starts with the earliest explorers and concludes with the 1990's. Covers American history in a fast-paced, thorough, interesting manner. Scores of amazing insights. Makes history really come alive. Great for students; stimulating and informative reading for adults also. U.S. and Central and South American history beautifully woven together. Each era gets its own in-depth coverage. Gives a great sense of American history.
Catholic History made Readable and Informative Apr 6, 2000
Well worth its price, this book covers the history of the Catholic Church in America in great detail. It combines interesting stories with the basic facts. With a good index, I need no other book to study American Church History.