The Well-Educated Mind Homeschool Update: History
We are studying
This is a 26 lecture film series put out by the Annenberg Media. Each lecture lasts 30 minutes, and it is FREE Video on Demand. It gives a good visual for what we are studying.
Here is the web address for this:
We are also listening to Joy Hakim's delightful series A History of US. It is geared toward a younger audience, but we really like the interesting stories, and she isn't TOO politically correct for our sensibilities. She seems pretty fair and balanced compared to some other texts. We are just finishing up The Making of Thirteen Colonies.
We are supplementing this with two high school texts that are used in AP US History classes:
I like A People and a Nation too.
This is all being reinforced by our American Literature course that we are taking through: