Monday, December 9, 2013

SOTW3 Chapters 14 and 17 + Field Trips = Thanksgiving Fun

SOTW3Chapter 14, begins on page 135
The Rise of Prussia
Frederick, the First Prussian King

Haaren - Frederick the Great
SyngAofE:  The Boyhood of Frederick the Great

John Finnemore. Germany (Kindle Location 765). Heritage History. I got to read this whole book, while the kids read bits and pieces.  I enjoyed standing in the Heidelberg Castle infamous during the Thirty Years War and understanding what it meant to be a red-head, farm-girl from Iowa wandering up the Rhine River near The Black Forest.

Haaren - Sobieski
Guerber Story of the Thirteen Colonies:  New England,
Ch. XLV, Charter Oak, Germany, 1679-1718, 1701, Salem,
Ch. XLVI, Salem Witches, 1692

SOTW3Chapter 17, begins on page 165
Russia Looks West
Peter the Great
Haaren - Peter the Great
SyngeAoE:  How Peter the Great Learned Shipbuilding
 (Hillyer) Children’s History of the World:  Ch69
Guerber Story of the Thirteen Colonies:  Ben Franklin,
Ch. LIV, Stories of Franklin, Russia. 1706-1790, 1682-1725

Peter's Port to the West
 SyngeAoE:  Charles XII of Sweden

Usborne pages:  Pgs. 316-317; Changes in Russia

KHE pages:  Pgs. 276-277; Russian Expansion 1613-1725. 
Pg. 278; The Great Northern War 1700-1721
1672, Peter the Great is born
1682, Peter the Great becomes the czar of Russia

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