How did the American Colonists from Europe go from being refugees of religious oppression to becoming the authors of “The Great Experiment” that brought a successful model of representative government to the world? Study the 28 Principles of Liberty that brought about the 5,000 Year Leap in advancement, as outlined by Cleon Skousen. Learn about the miracles and heroism that gave us the United States of America by studying the history of the American Revolution. Read through and discuss the Constitution as well as the Amendments. Through stories, simulations, book discussions, document studies, and other activities be inspired and develop a deeper love and appreciation for our country and those who fought to give us freedom.
The book list for this class is as follows:
Johnny Tremain by Esther Hoskins Forbes
The American Revolution by Bruce Bliven, Jr.
Being George Washington by Glenn Beck
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey
The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz
Federalist Paper No. 10 attributed to James Madison (included in manual)
Anti-Federalist Paper Centinel No. 1 attributed to Samuel Bryan (included in manual)
The Law by Frederick Bastiat