Distance Learning Courses | Grades 6–8

Heritage Studies 8: The American Republic

Course Description

The newly revised American Republic 8 (3rd edition) presents the chronological development of the United States from a Christian perspective.  The principles of our heritage are underscored by appropriate applications and activities.  This course encourages the student to evaluate the events of American history from the colonial period to the present by examining the core values of American culture from a Christian world view.  An added feature of the revised Teacher’s Edition is a CD containing all major maps, helpful charts and tables, and numerous colorful photos and illustrations.

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Recommended Viewing Schedule

Includes 181 lessons total. Includes 166 video lessons. Video lessons are 30 minutes in length.

Other Seventh Grade Classes

Bible 8 | English 8 | Pre-Algebra | Space & Earth Science

Student Text

cover image of American Republic text American Republic Student Text (3rd ed.) unfolds the history of the United States through richly detailed narrative and a colorful, engaging presentation. Starting with the discovery of the New World, the text traces the path of American history up to the present day. In addition to a historical account, American Republic demonstrates the distinctiveness of American values and government, and emphasizes the importance of understanding and appreciating United States history.
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Meet the Instructor

Mr. Jamie Swingle, MA, MED

Mr. Jamie Swingle, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMr. Swingle has 7 years of teaching experience and a genuine love for history. "My desire for my students is to give them a realization that the study of history is essential to gaining a better understanding of God; God often reveals Himself through His dealings with man, which is exactly what history is. It is impossible to study history without seeing the providence of God."

 

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