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  • Watch a full-length movie online to learn how the constellations tell the story of creation and salvation, and how the stars aligned to announce the birth of our Messiah.
  • Students could do what the presenter did in the movie and, using computer software, trace back to the date when the stars aligned the way they did.
  • Discuss how the constellations have been distorted to mean different things today (astrology), when they were actually put there as a beautiful story for us all to read, to know more about our Creator.

https://youtu.be/oGUlWa2r-bk

Day 1
  • Enjoy this short video on navigation in the Age of Exploration:

https://youtu.be/X3Egmp94aZw

  • Learn more about the 18th-century tobacco economy:

https://youtu.be/d1UUBG4iZ-g

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  • Learn about how colonists would have dyed fabric for clothing.

https://youtu.be/FfGeLtbsVvo

Week 8

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  • Learn how a printing press works:

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State History Resources:

Week 9

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  • Watch how the Colonists would have made tools from iron:

  • Watch how fabric for clothing would have been made using flax:

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https://youtu.be/zDB82V_DTxM

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Week 10

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  • Visit the Liberty Bell:

https://youtu.be/awlBeITstkE

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  • Visit Israel Putnam’s Wolf Den:

  • What is a drummer boy? (Note: This video portrays drummer boys of the Civil War.)

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You may wish to choose only one or two of these activities.

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Week 12

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  • What does the phrase “That man has an ax to grind” mean? Watch a video to see how ax grinding would have been done:

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  • Listen to the “President’s March” song. In 1798, lyrics were added to the “President’s March,” and it became America’s first national anthem.

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  • See what an actual minuet would have looked like at a ball:

  • Give it a try yourself:

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Week 13

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  • Learn more about the first steamboat, take a tour of the largest steamboat ever built:

  • Make a simple steamboat:

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Week 14

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  • Learn how to make a musket ball.

https://youtu.be/aB2NTlbCeXA

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Week 15

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  • Learn about the Mexican War and the Alamo:

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Week 16

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  • We highly recommend the PBS series, The Civil War, by Ken Burns.

Week 17

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https://youtu.be/vmnnqJm_4Pc

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Week 19

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    • Learn about the Pony Express:

https://youtu.be/y1R-GeEd95c

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Week 20

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    • What influences did Ancient Rome have on the United States? Can you see any Ancient Roman influences in the city or state where you live?

Week 21

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https://youtu.be/LD8oXF9V-Ms

Week 22

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  • Watch The Century, America’s Time: Seeds of Change. (For the rest of the school year, we recommend that you watch this video series about the 20th century. However, we suggest watching this with your parents and discussing what you see.)
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https://youtu.be/Pv0upmpPw3c

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Week 23

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Week 24

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  • Watch The Century, America’s Time: Boom to Bust.
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  • Hear what jazz music by Duke Ellington sounds like:

  • Learn more about the Scopes Monkey Trial:

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Week 25

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  • Watch The Century, America’s Time: Stormy Weather.
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Week 26

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  • Go online to hear an original performance of the song “God Bless America”:

https://youtu.be/S0cuflrKRW0

(45-minute video on German tanks)

Week 27

High School
  • Watch The Century, America’s Time: Civilians at War.

https://youtu.be/BMWYblZ8gwQ

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Week 28

High School
  • Watch The Century, America’s Time: Homefront.
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Week 29

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  • What was life like in a typical American suburb?

https://youtu.be/Gmka2mydsD0

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  • What is Communism?

https://youtu.be/gFJlivYEdAI

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Week 30

High School
  • Watch The Century, America’s Time: Happy Daze.
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Week 31

High School
  • Watch The Century, America’s Time: Poisoned Dreams.
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  • Watch the video about President Kennedy, available in the online resources.:

Week 32

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  • Watch The Century, America’s Time: Unpinned.
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Week 33

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  • The Century, America’s Time: Approaching the Apocalypse
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Week 34

High School
  • The Century, America’s Time: Starting Over
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  • Why Should Christians Support Israel?

  • Understanding Islam:

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Week 35

High School
  • The Century, America’s Time: Starting Over
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  • Watch “Ronald Reagan: The Great Communicator”

https://youtu.be/yqb71IAyyX0

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  • Learn about Wall Street Traders in the 1980s

  • High School: Watch “Here’s How the Crack Epidemic Brought a City to Its Knees”

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  • Learn about the space shuttle Challenger:

Week 36

High School
  • The Century, America’s Time: Then and Now
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  • Part 2

  • Part 3

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  • Watch “One Young Man Spreads Powerful Message at Million Man March”

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  • Watch the song, “America the Beautiful” and look at the lyrics of the full song. What parts do you agree with? Are there any parts you disagree with or that disagree with Scripture? Can you tell why?
  • http://www.americathebeautiful.com/lyrics.htm

Day 5
  • Have a family time of worship, thanking God for this country and asking His help.
    • What things about America are you thankful for? Sing “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee.”

    • Review America’s history as you listen to “Ragged Old Flag,” by Johnny Cash.

    • “Thank You, Lord” is a hymn that sounds like a song might have sounded in an American church in the mid-1900s. How can it help us keep the right priorities in life?

    • Who is on the throne? YHVH is! Sing “All Is Well,” by Joshua Aaron.

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