Stories of Later American History (Classic Reprint) by Wilbur Fisk GordyStories of Later American History (Classic Reprint) by Wilbur Fisk Gordy

Stories of Later American History (Classic Reprint)

byWilbur Fisk Gordy

Paperback | August 4, 2018

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Excerpt from Stories of Later American History

This book, like Stories of Early American History, follows somewhat closely the course of study prepared by the Committee of Eight, the present volume covering the topics outlined for Grade V, while the earlier one includes the material suggested for Grade IV.

It was the plan of that committee to take up in these grades, largely in a biographical way, a great part Of the essential facts Of American history; and with this plan the author, who was a member of that committee, was in hearty accord. This method, it is believed, serves a double purpose. In the first place, it is the best possible way Of laying the foundation for the later and more detailed study Of United States history in the higher grammar grades by those pupils who are to continue in school; and in the second, it gives to that large number Of pupils who will leave school before the end of the Sixth grade - which is at least half Of all the boys and girls in the schools of the country - some acquaintance with the leading men and prominent events of American history.

It is without doubt a great mistake to allow half of the pupils to go out from our public schools with almost no knowledge of the moral and material forces which have made this nation what it is to-day. It is an injustice to the young people themselves; it is also an injury to their country, the vigor of whose life will depend much upon their intelligent and patriotic support.

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Title:Stories of Later American History (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:322 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.67 inPublished:August 4, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1330797086

ISBN - 13:9781330797082

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