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A Journey Across America: California, Student Textbook

Author(s): RCL Benziger

Pages: 160

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ACCURATE HISTORY FROM A CATHOLIC WORLDVIEW
Our textbooks bring history alive by using a narrative format that engages students' interest and invites them into the story of history. Moreover, because beauty is a crucial path to truth, our books feature custom maps and full-color reproductions of beautiful art to please the eye and inspire wonder. They also have teacher manuals developed for teachers, by teachers, around the time-tested strategy of “less is more.” Many of them include a student workbook as well!

 

THE JOURNEY ACROSS AMERICA: CALIFORNIA, STUDENT TEXTBOOK

This textbook presents a narrative history of California infused with a Catholic worldview. The book engages the student through colorful photos, maps, narrative writing, and thumbnail biographies.

GRADE RANGE: 4

​Written by Catholic Textbook Project’s General Editor, Christopher Zehnder, A Journey Across America: California is the first of seven regional volumes coming out in 2018 and 2019. The Journey Across America series is written for the fourth grade. The book engages the student through colorful photos, maps, narrative writing, and thumbnail biographies.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii
From the Founding General Editor, CTP x
Chapter 1 - The Discovery of California 1
Chapter 2 - California's First People 15
Chapter 3 - The Apostle of California 35
Chapter 4 - Spanish California 51
Chapter 5 - California Becomes Mexican 65
Chapter 6 - The Conquest of California 77
Chapter 7 - The Gold Rush 93
Chapter 8 - War, Mails, and Rails 105
Chapter 9 - A Time of Growth and Struggle 115
Chapter 10 - How Today's California Came to Be 131
Index 145
FULL-PAGE MAPS  
Map of Spanish and Mexican Alta California 50
American California in the 19th Century 92
California in the 20th and 21st Centuries 130

 

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