Many committed their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor to build the foundations of freedom we have inherited. It is essential for students to understand this crucial period in our nation’s history so they can fulfill their duty today, understand how our government is structured, and help preserve our freedom for future generations. In this full-color book filled with illustrations and images, students will:
Now more than ever, it is essential for young Americans to grow up with an understanding of what freedom means, what it cost our forefathers to win their liberty, and the power and rights preserved for every American citizen. American history is so much more than lists of names, dates, and events. It is a colorful panorama of nonstop adventure, set against a backdrop woven out of real events that happened to real people. It is the story of those people with all their hopes, fears, joys, convictions, struggles, and triumphs that makes the history of our country such a delight and inspiration for children to learn.
Marilyn and her husband, Rick, were among the pioneers of the modern home education movement in the early 1980’s. Together they founded The Learning Parent ministry, have written over a dozen books, and travel around the country and abroad, speaking at home school and Christian parenting conferences to encourage, inspire and challenge the parents training the next generation of Americans. Their books have circulated around the globe and have been translated into several foreign languages.