Explore modern history with your children! Rather than focusing on memorization of names and dates, why not focus on the lives of people, the architectural marvels that arose, and the scientific advancements that powered the world?
From the gold rush to the Civil War, the Great Depression to World War II, the Civil Rights Movement to the Space Shuttle, and more! This book list and timeline resource incorporates biographies, stories, and photos, for a multi-sensory experience in learning history.
The booklist is filled with over 200 book recommendations, organized by age-level for elementary age, middle-school, high school, and adults. The timeline resource includes over 80 figures of historical people, places, inventions, and events. If you place the timeline in a location where it will be often seen, it can greatly increase learning retention naturally.
This book list is a great resource for homeschoolers, parents who want to supplement their child's education in an engaging and fun way, and educators who want to take their lessons on modern history beyond memorization of dates and names.
Modern History Booklist and Timeline Resource
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