- Read Aloud Grade Range: 2-6
- Read Alone Grade Range: 3-8
Tells the dramatic story of our nation's struggle with slavery and human rights in the pre-Civil War years. These were the days of Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe, Abraham Lincoln and Dred Scott--figures God used to change the course of human history. Watch John Quincy Adams fight for the rights of the rebellious slaves on the Amistad, and see how abolitionist movements gained momentum. Learn about the events that led up to the Civil War, including the Mexican War, the Gold Rush, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the emergence of Abraham Lincoln.
The "Discovering God's Plan for America" series offers a different perspective and covers different key events than most other American history books. A helpful tool for considering views and looking at the same story through different perspectives.
Substantial notes in the History / Bible / Literature E Instructor's Guide offer counter-arguments to some biased "providential" perspectives and help children develop critical thinking skills.