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.
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 Fulto, 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