The Story of the World: Vol IV – The Modern Age

Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, this volume weaves world history into a storybook format, covering major historical events between the years 1850-2000. From the Middle East and China to Africa and the Americas-find out what happened all around the world in the last century and a half.

The Story of the World includes stories of each continent and people group and is illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps. The readings in this book are combined with readings from All American History Vol. IIHero Tales II and IIIRescue and Redeem, and Great Events in American History to provide a fuller look at American history in conjunction with world history and to gain a fuller picture of world history that includes Christian heroes from around the world too.

Note: Missions to Modern Marvels omits the first 11 chapters and begins using this volume at Chapter 12. This book is scheduled for the student to read independently.