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Heritage Studies

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AMERICAN HISTORY

Primary Text 70380   United States History: Heritage of Freedom
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course offers a thorough study of U.S. history from a conservative Christian perspective, beginning with America’s discovery in 1492 and continuing through the 2008 presidential election. The text is divided into eight units, each of which covers a specific time period in history. Selected units include “Birth of a Nation” (1660–1800), “Expansion and Conflict” (1831–1877), and “The Age of Industry” (1865–1900).
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – United States History in Christian Perspective: Heritage of Freedom, 3rd edition | ©2009 Abeka Book Publishers | 582 pages
• Answer Key – ©2009 Christian Liberty Press | 108 pages
• Test Packet – ©2009 Christian Liberty Press | 16 tests


Primary Text 72493   United States History, 1st half
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course provides students with a study of early American history (colonial period to 1850) from a Christian perspective: from exploration of the New World through the Mexican War.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – United States History, 5th edition | ©2018 Bob Jones University Press | 701 pages
• Answer Key – ©2020 Christian Liberty Press | 127 pages
• Test Packet – ©2020 Christian Liberty Press | 15 tests


Primary Text 72495   United States History, 2nd half
Suggested Grade Level: 10th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: United States History, 1st half
Description: This course provides students with a study of modern American history from a Christian perspective, covering material from the Civil War to the 2000s. It examines key events of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – United States History, 5th edition | ©2018 Bob Jones University Press | 701 pages
• Answer Key – ©2020 Christian Liberty Press | 127 pages
• Test Packet – ©2020 Christian Liberty Press | 12 tests



ECONOMICS

Primary Text 70295   Economics: Work and Prosperity
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course provides a solid overview of economic theory from a Christian perspective. It gives a biblical view of work, wealth, and stewardship, contrasting the free market with the Communist economic system.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Economics: Work and Prosperity in Christian Perspective, 3rd edition | ©2012 Abeka Book Publishers | 249 pages
• Answer Key – ©2013 Christian Liberty Press | 39 pages
• Test Packet – ©2013 Christian Liberty Press | 7 tests


Primary Text 79125   Honest Money
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 0.5
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This text, written by the president of the Institute for Christian Economics, provides students with biblical principles regarding money and banking. Issues such as inflation and deficit spending are also covered.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Honest Money: Biblical Principles of Money and Banking | ©1986 (rev ed) Christian Liberty Press | 160 pages
• Test Packet – ©2016 Christian Liberty Press | 7 tests


Primary Text 79135   In the Shadow of Plenty
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 0.5
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course provides teenagers with biblical answers for the tough problems posed by poverty and the modern welfare state.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – In the Shadow of Plenty | ©1986 (rev ed) Christian Liberty Press | 147 pages



GEOGRAPHY

Primary Text 73350   Cultural Geography, 1st half
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: $85
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course begins with a discussion of what geography is and then looks at the earth as a whole—both as how God made it and how man subdues it (through both industries and societies). It then turns to an examination of the earth regionally by continent, highlighting countries and notable features, people, and events. Continents explored include: Europe (and Russia), North America, and Latin America (including Mexico, Central, and South America).
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Cultural Geography, 4th edition | ©2015 Bob Jones University Press | 634 pages
• Teacher's Edition –  Cultural Geography Teacher's Edition, 4th edition | ©2015 Bob Jones University Press | 2-volumes, 634 pages total
• Test Packet –  Tests for Use With Cultural Geography, 4th edition | ©2015 Bob Jones University Press | 13 tests


Primary Text 73355   Cultural Geography, 2nd half
Suggested Grade Level: 10th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: $30
Prerequisites: Cultural Geography, 2nd half
Description: This course continues its examination of the earth regionally by continent, highlighting countries and notable features, people, and events. Continents explored include: Africa, Asia (except Russia), Australia, and the Pacific realm.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Cultural Geography, 4th edition | ©2015 Bob Jones University Press | 634 pages
• Teacher's Edition –  Cultural Geography Teacher's Edition, 4th edition | ©2015 Bob Jones University Press | 2-volumes, 634 pages total
• Test Packet –  Tests for Use With Cultural Geography, 4th edition | ©2015 Bob Jones University Press | 11 tests



GOVERNMENT

Primary Text 70375   American Government
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: A conservative, Christian perspective makes this government course unique. Students need the firm foundation this text provides to become informed, responsible citizens and voters in today’s world. American Government opens with an inspiring look at the blessings we enjoy and the symbols we hold dear as American citizens. At the core of the text is a fascinating study of the Constitution, the government it established, and the rights and privileges it guarantees the American people. After studying the Constitution and the national government, students learn about federalism and government at the state and local levels. The text concludes with a chapter on the opportunities and responsibilities of American citizens to get involved in their unique political system.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – American Government in Christian Perspective, 3rd edition | ©2012 Abeka Book Publishers | 290 pages
• Answer Key – ©2012 Christian Liberty Press | 51 pages
• Test Packet – ©2012 Christian Liberty Press | 10 tests


Primary Text 79290   Constitutional Law for Enlightened Citizens
Suggested Grade Level: 11th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: $50
Prerequisites: None
Description: In this course, the student will be exposed to the principles of freedom that were articulated by the Founders of our Republic and were refined by the later heroes of the nation. The student will initially be introduced to: a study of the first principle of American government, the failure of the Articles of Confederation, the history that led to the formation of the Republic and the production of the Constitution, the text of the Constitution itself, the meaning of original intent, and how to study Supreme Court cases. The student will then study the original texts of a number of Supreme Court rulings delivered over a period of 200 years, responding to questions and writing summaries pertaining to these court decisions. Through this study, the student will learn how the original principles of freedom that compelled the Founders have been compromised, and will be equipped, as an enlightened citizen, to participate intelligently in civil discussion aimed at returning our nation to the intentions and spirit of the founding.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Constitutional Law for Enlightened Citizens, 2nd edition | ©2012 Home School Legal Defense Association | 595 pages


Primary Text 71740   God and Government, Part 1
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course is a study of the biblical teachings regarding civil government, and a review of the American system of government on the basis of such principles.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item only if student has not previously used text):
• Textbook – God and Government | ©2011 American Vision Press | 786 pages
• Test Packet – ©2013 Christian Liberty Press | 11 tests


Primary Text 71745   God and Government, Part 2
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course introduces the concept of worldview and applies it to issues such as sovereignty, economics, and poverty.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item only if student has not previously used text):
• Textbook – God and Government | ©2011 American Vision Press | 786 pages
• Test Packet – ©2016 Christian Liberty Press | 10 tests


Primary Text 71750   God and Government, Part 3
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course discusses the biblical foundation that God is sovereign over the nations and that He has provided, in His Word, the foundation for law. This foundation is then applied to such topics as justice, human rights, education, and the future of government.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item only if student has not previously used text):
• Textbook – God and Government | ©2011 American Vision Press | 786 pages
• Test Packet – ©2016 Christian Liberty Press | 9 tests


Primary Text 79120   Law and Liberty
Suggested Grade Level: 10th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course examines the tension between law and liberty, and how morality (and by extension, religion) affects a person’s and a society’s views about both.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Law and Liberty | ©2009 Ross House Books | 212 pages
• Test Packet – ©2012 Christian Liberty Press | 6 tests


Primary Text 79975   Foundation for Freedom
Suggested Grade Level: 8th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0 (if assigned at the high school level)
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course begins with a brief exploration of the origins of our country and the steps that led to the Constitution’s formation. It then examines the Constitution (including all amendments) in detail; and, finally, addresses its fundamental principles. Substantial references to historical documents and Supreme Court decisions are included.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Foundation for Freedom: A Study of the United States Constitution | ©2014 Christian Liberty Press | 318 pages
• Teacher's Manual – ©2014 Christian Liberty Press | 31 pages
• Quiz and Test Packet – ©2014 Christian Liberty Press | 12 quizzes; 13 tests



OTHER HISTORY

Primary Text 72990   The Church in History
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course covers the broad scope of church history, beginning with the birth of the New Testament Church. It then examines the Church during the Middle Ages, during and after the Reformation, and finally how it has progressed into the New World (up until the late twentieth century).
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – The Church in History | ©1964 Christian Schools International | 412 pages
• Answer Key – ©2012 Christian Liberty Press | 37 pages
• Test Packet – ©2012 Christian Liberty Press | 10 tests


Primary Text 69130   Exploring the History of Medicine
Suggested Grade Level: 7th–12th
Academic Credit: 0.5 (if assigned at the high school level)
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course reveals the history behind the most significant medical advances from ancient to modern times. Students are provided with a healthy dose of facts, mini-biographies, and vintage illustrations.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Exploring the History of Medicine | ©1999 Master Books | 160 pages



WORLD HISTORY

Primary Text 79640   Streams of Civilization: Volume 1
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course provides a comprehensive overview of world history from the beginning of time until the Reformation (1620s). It takes a creationist perspective when dealing with anthropology, archaeology, and the origin of man.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Streams of Civilization: Volume 1, 3rd edition | ©2016 Christian Liberty Press | 465 pages
• Teacher's Manual – ©2016 Christian Liberty Press | 141 pages
• Test Packet – ©2016 Christian Liberty Press | 17 tests


Primary Text 79660   Streams of Civilization: Volume 2
Suggested Grade Level: 9th–12th
Academic Credit: 1.0
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course examines modern world history (1500s to 2000) from a Christian viewpoint. It deals with such issues as Western exploration and colonialism, Reformation and Counter-Reformation, revolution, economic progress, world wars, and the rise of the Third World.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – Streams of Civilization: Volume 2, 3rd edition | ©2017 Christian Liberty Press | 618 pages
• Teacher's Manual – ©2017 Christian Liberty Press | 97 pages
• Test Packet – ©2017 Christian Liberty Press | 17 tests



REMEDIAL

Primary Text 70395   History of the World
Suggested Grade Level: 7th–10th
Academic Credit: 1.0 (if assigned at the high school level)
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course provides an encyclopedic progression of historical topics from ancient Biblical and Egyptian days to the end of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on European political, military, and religious history.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – History of the World in Christian Perspective, 5th edition | ©2014 Abeka Book Publishers | 444 pages
• Answer Key – ©2015 Christian Liberty Press | 118 pages
• Test Packet – ©2015 Christian Liberty Press | 13 tests


Primary Text 79895   The Land of Fair Play
Suggested Grade Level: 8th–11th
Academic Credit: 1.0 (if assigned at the high school level)
Additional Course Charge: None
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course provides students with a detailed study of how our local, state, and federal governments work. It provides them with the knowledge needed to properly and intelligently exercise their citizenship responsibilities.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Textbook – The Land of Fair Play: American Civics from a Christian Perspective, 3rd edition | ©2008 Christian Liberty Press | 183 pages
• Answer Key – ©2008 Christian Liberty Press | 25 pages
• Test Packet – ©2008 Christian Liberty Press | 10 tests