Introductory American History
by Elbert J. Benton, Henry E. Bourne
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2006
This volume is the introductory part of a course in American history embodying the plan of study recommended by the Committee of Eight of the American Historical Association. The plan calls for a continuous course running through grades six seven and eight.
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