Come tour history with Ted and Mona, your trusty guides to fun and fact-based history for elementary students! In over 300 full-color pages, they will be touring early modern history from 1760 to 1850 all around the world! This is the second volume in our Early Modern History level.
In 36 chapters, Ted and Mona continue to explore early modern history from the reign of Catherine the Great to the Revolutions of 1848. Along the way, they will see our modern world take shape. They make stops around the globe in places like the Kingdom of Hawaii, colonial Australia, the United States, the Empire of Haiti, Napoleonic Europe, Gran Colombia, the Republic of Mexico, the Zulu Empire, Afghanistan, Victorian Britain, and more.
Along the way, Ted and Mona will see one revolution after another, the struggle to end slavery, the rise of factories and industrialization, and the fight to create fair and just governments. They will discuss major historical figures like King Kamehameha, Thomas Jefferson, Hongi Hika, Marie Antoinette, Maximilien Robespierre, Toussaint Louverture, Sacagawea, Mary Wollstonecraft, Napoleon Bonaparte, Simon Bolivar, Miguel Hidalgo, Shaka Zulu, Usman dan Fodio, Queen Victoria, Sojourner Truth, and more!
The back-and-forth dialogue between Ted and Mona keeps this book fun and engaging and provides opportunities for students to read along. Their dialogue is modeled after the classical teaching style and encourages deep thinking and probing questions.
In 22 Culture Corners, Arthur and Lily highlight major writers, artists, thinkers, and art styles including Voltaire, Phillis Wheatley, Jacques-Louis David, Mary Shelley, Moses Mendelssohn, Martín Tovar y Tovar, Sequoya, Edgar Allan Poe, and so much more!
Are you ready to discover early modern history?
To see the full table of contents or read sample chapters, please visit our Snapshots of Early Modern History page here: https://www.curiositychronicles.org/early-modern-history