A series of books from conservative author Dr. Clarence B. Carson provides a solid historical survey of American history from the early 1600s through the Presidential election in 2000.
Included in the set:
A Teacher’s Guide
Volume One, The Colonial Experience; begins with our European background, travels through the establishment and growth of the colonies, and explores the establishment of education, self government and the free economy.
Volume Two, The Beginning of the Republic; summarizes the great freedoms that were developed during the years of 1775-1825 and includes the War for Independence, creation of the Constitution, establishment of the government, and the expansion of our nation.
Volume Three, The Sections and the Civil War; explores the impact of the rapid growth of our nation, the rise of regional division and sectionalism, encompassing westward expansion, the War Between the States and Reconstruction.
Volume Four, The Growth of America; focuses on the growth and development of the United States from 1878-1928 including the settlements in the west, subduing of the Western Indians, the transcontinental railroad, nationwide businesses and the development of large financial institutions. Also explores naturalism, socialism/Marxism, and progressivism and their impact on our growing nation.
Volume Five, The Welfare State; 1929-1985, looks at the Great Depression and the New Deal, World War II, the Cold War, Vietnam War and the radical cultural changes of the times. Common conservative ideals and the conservative response are included.
Volume Six, America: From Gridlock to Deadlock; focuses on the standstill in government and politics that occurred from 1985-2001. Also explored are the philosophical and religious divides that have occurred, the debacle of the welfare state, the collapse of communism, the impact of media and internet, and the world of work and business.