Course of Study and Syllabus for Elementary Schools

Course of Study and Syllabus for Elementary Schools

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...and the 13 years of failure; importance of the cable. f Alexander Graham Bell and the telephone: teaching the deaf to speak; exhibition of the telephone in 1776; what the telephone does. g Marconi and wireless telegraphy. References: Mowry, American Inventions and Inventors, 265-94. Great interest may be added to these lessons by seeking help from the science department of the high school. 21 Lincoln. a The boy: birthplace; his father; his mother; 'his first home; furniture, dress; food and cooking; removal to Indiana; all winter in an open camp; clearing the land; death of mother; Abe's letter to the minister; remembrance of his mother; the stepmother, what she did for Abe and what she afterwards said about him; books that Abe read; the kind of schools Abe attended; the first book that Abe bought; removal to Illinois, why and how the Lincoln family moved. b Life in Illinois: fencing the farm; buying trousers with rails; appearance of Lincoln, strength and courage; journeys to New Orleans; the slave market; keeping store; "Honest Abe "; studying grammar; the Black Hawk War; the unfortunate storekeeper; law studies; surveying; Lincoln's regard for Henry Clay; reading the newspapers.. c Lincoln the lawyer: in the Legislature; removal to Springfield; riding the circuit; kindness of heart; marriage and Springfield home. I d Lincoln the politician: the great question, shall there be any more slave states; the fight between Northern men and Southern men in Kansas; Dred Scott; John Brown; Lincoln says the Declaration of Independence means that the negro is entitled to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" and there should be no slavery allowed in new states. e President Lincoln: why the South disliked...
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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954785
  • 9781236954787