Early Modern History 1800-1865

World and Early US History literature and books are always discounted at Schoolhouse Publishing!

Early Modern History is, to me, absolutely fascinating and exciting (probably my favorite historical time period). The story of western movement, covered wagons and the Oregon Trail, the Civil War, and emancipation!  History should be like a good movie - full of suspense and excitement, wonderful lessons learned, inspiring heroes, and pointing us back to God and His sovereignty.  It is, after all, His story.  Keep your homeschool history alive and exciting with living books, classics and literature from this time period.  Spark your homeschool students' love of history and build your homeschool library while enjoying Schoolhouse Publishing's low, low prices. 

Tree in the Trail
$9.95   $5.97
Softcover, 64 pages, 9780395545348

Tree in the Trail - The history of the Great Plains and the Santa Fe Trail is told in text and pictures by focusing on a cottonwood tree and the events that happen around it. "The story of a cottonwood tree that watched the pageant of history on the Santa Fe Trail where it stood, a landmark to travelers and a peace-medicine tree to Indians, for over 200 years." -- Booklist

 

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Train to Somewhere
$6.95   $4.17
Softcover, 32 pgs, 9780618040315

Marianne, heading west with fourteen other children on an Orphan Train, is sure her mother will show up at one of the stations along the way. When her mother left Marianne at the orphanage, hadn't she promised she'd come for her after making a new life in the West? Stop after stop goes by, and there's no sign of her mother in the crowds that come to look over the children. No one shows any interest in adopting shy, plain Marianne, either. But that's all right: She has to be free for her mother to claim her. Then the train pulls into its final stop, a town called Somewhere . . .

 

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This Country of Ours
$15.99   $9.57
Softcover, 316 pgs, 9789561001985

"This Country of Ours" contains stories from the history of the United States beginning with a full account of exploration and settlement and ending with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. The 99 chapters are grouped under 7 headings: Stories of Explorers and Pioneers, Stories of Virginia, Stories of New England, Stories of the Middle and Southern Colonies, Stories of the French in America, Stories of the Struggle for Liberty, and Stories of the United States under the Constitution. 

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Softcover, 98 pgs, 9781893103313

1801 presents the dawn of the 19th century with all its brilliant advancements in transportation, communication, and technology. While the world of technology is progressing rapidly, human rights and liberty are variously being trampled or rising. The megalomaniac Napoleon is proclaiming "liberty, equality, and fraternity" to a war-weary Europe, Jefferson is contemplating the largest land purchase in the history of the world, and Toussaint L'Ouverture is fighting for liberty in Haiti.

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The Trail of Tears
$3.50   $2.00
Softcover, 48 pgs, 9780679890522

The Trail of Tears (A Step Into Reading, Step 5 Book)is based on the true story of the Trail of Tears. After losing the fight to keep their land in the 19th century, the Cherokee Nation is led on the heartbreaking and torturous Trail of Tears by Chief John Ross. Young readers learn about this epic true tale of friendships, hopes, fears and dreams.

 

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Softcover, 32 pgs, 9780689825842

When De Witt Clinton, a young politician, first dreams of building a canal to connect the Hudson River with the Great Lakes, folks don't believe such a thing can be done. But eight long years after the first shovelful of earth is dug, Clinton realizes his vision at last. The longest uninterrupted canal in history has been built, and it is now possible to travel by water from the American prairie all the way to Europe!

 

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Softcover, 400 pgs, 9780971412996

Story of the World, Volume 3, is written for kids in 3-6 grade, but have a wider appeal as a basic reader even for older students. Volume 3 covers early modern times from the "Elizabeth I to the 49ers." 

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Softcover, 208 pgs, 9780800756925

Both The Light and the Glory and From Sea to Shining Sea, the first two books in Marshall and Manuel's best-selling U.S. history series, have been successfully adapted for children by Anna Fishel. Now young readers can continue learning about God's hand in our nation's history in Sounding Forth the Trumpet for Children. This book brings one of the most crucial times in America's past to life: the pre--Civil War years.

 

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Sounding Forth the Trumpet
$19.99   $11.99
Softcover, 559 pgs, 9780800733933

Sounding Forth the Trumpet brings to life one of the most crucial epochs in our nation's history: the events leading up to and precipitating the Civil War. Relive the frenzy of the Gold Rush, the harsh realities of the Mexican War, the skirmishes of Bleeding Kansas, and the emergence of Abraham Lincoln. Throughout this engaging narrative, the tragic issue of slavery provides focus, from John Quincy Adams' struggle to preserve the right of petition in Congress to the history-changing election of 1860.

 

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Softcover, 112 pages, 9780064406222

Skylark is the sequel to Sarah, Plain and Tall. Drought - a prairie farmer's worst nightmare. Crops die, cattle have no more water, and one by one, the prairie families, destitute, pack up and head back East. But, Jacob refuses to leave. As the leaves turn brown and the river runs dry on the prairie, Sarah dreams of the lush green grasses and the blue ocean of her native Maine. When fires and drought threaten to devastate their farm, Sarah takes the children to Maine where they will be safe. A moving story, masterfully combining a moving tale with historical facts. Great living books for your homeschool. Read all the books in this series.

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Silas Marner
$2.50   $2.00
Softcover, 151 pgs, 9780486292465

Silas Marner, a simple, religious man, angrily retreats from his community and church when he is unjustly accused of theft. In an isolated cottage, Silas spends his days weaving cloth and his nights sifting through the piles of gold he obsessively accumulates. Then, one New Year's Eve, a little girl, Eppie, appears at his home, and his life is miraculously transformed. Eliot's timeless tale includes an Introduction by David Carroll.

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Seaman by Gail Karwoski
$7.95   $4.77
Softcover, 183 pgs, 9781561451906

Seaman, the Newfoundland dog belonging to Meriwether Lewis, proves his value as a hunter, navigator, and protector while accompanying the Corps of Discovery, led by his master and William Clark, on its two-year journey exploring the western territories. 

 

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