Four Great American Classics
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Stephan Crane, Herman Melville
This collection contains The Scarlet Letter, Red Badge of Courage, Billy Budd, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. These four landmark novels have a deep and lasting influence on American literature.
These four landmark novels of nineteenth-century American literature have gained a permanent place in our culture as great classics. They are not only part of th our national heritage but masterpieces of world literature whose deep and lasting influence is felt to this day.
The Scarlet Letter vividly records America's moral and historical roots in Puritan New England and masterfully re-creates and society's preoccupation with sin, guilt, and pride.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn carries readers along on Huck's unforgettable journey down the Mississippi in America's foremost comic epic - the first great novel in a truly American voice.
The Red Badge of Courage re-creates the brutal reality of war and its psychological impact on a young Civil War soldier in one of the most moving and widely read American novels.
Billy Budd, Sailor joins the world's great tragic literature as a doomed seaman becomes the innocent victim of a clash between social authority and individual freedom.
U.S. History to 1877 is a one-year curriculum for high school that integrates U.S. history, government, English, and Bible (3 full-year credits).
Throughout the year, students will develop a biblical worldview in their daily life, in areas such as history, economics, law, and science.
This curriculum focuses on the time of early exploration to the Civil War and dives into the structures and functions of the U.S. Government through reading historical documents, political speeches, and literature written during that time period.