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A History Book for Catholic Schools: Tiber River Review

by James on October 11, 2012

All Ye Lands Student Text Book

All Ye Lands, World Cultures and Geography published by Ignatius Press, part of the Catholic Schools Textbook Project, 6th grade, 16 chapters, 352 pages. "All Ye Lands" is a wonderfully put together textbook for early jr. high history classes. This textbook starts with a chapter introducing geography to the student, how to read maps, longitude and latitude are explained. As well as the continents, the water systems, geographical terms, and the climates. The following chapters go from pre-history, old testament Biblical history to ancient Greece and Rome. It spends a chapter on the gift of Christianity, and the life of Jesus. It covers such topics Byzantine Rite and the rise of Islam. Right up to South America in the 1800's. This textbook is filled with beautiful pictures and illustrations throughout, all with captions. Vocabulary words are in bold print in each chapter with a definition box in the side column. The impact that the Catholic church and Christianity has had...

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