Our Pioneers and Patriots
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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
January 01, 1940
5.55 X 8.0 X 1.4 inches | 1.55 pounds
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About the Author
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.