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The History Teacher's Magazine, Vol. I, No. 9, May, 1910

The History Teacher's Magazine, Vol. I, No. 9, May, 1910
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The History Teacher’sMagazine

Volume I.
Number 9.

PHILADELPHIA, MAY, 1910.

$1.00 a year
15 cents a copy

“TOWER OF KNOWLEDGE.”

Reproduced from the “Margarita Philosophica” (1504). From the copy in the libraryof Mr. George A. Plimpton, New York City. (See page 202)


Published monthly, except July and August, by McKinley Publishing Co., Philadelphia, Pa.

Copyright, 1910, McKinley Publishing Co.

Entered as second-class matter, October 26, 1909, at the Post-office at Philadelphia, Pa., under Act of March 3, 1879.

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W. & A. K. Johnston’s Classical Maps

7 MAPS In the Series

Mediterranean countries map

Roman World
Ancient World
Ancient Italy
Ancient Greece
Ancient Asia Minor
Ancient Gaul
Caesar De Bello Gallico
Mediterranean
COUNTRIES (Outline)

Send for special booklet of Historical Maps of all kinds.

A. J. NYSTROM & CO.,Sole U. S. Agents Chicago


Western History in Its Many Aspects

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
AND LOCAL HISTORY IN PARTICULAR

—THE AMERICAN INDIANS—

Books on the above subjects supplied promptly by

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Catalogs on Application. Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Hart’s Essentials inAmerican History

By ALBERT BUSHNELL HART, LL. D., Professor of History
Harvard University

$1.50

The purpose of this volume is to present an adequatedescription of all essential things in theupbuilding of the country, and to supplementthis by good illustrations and maps. Political geography,being the background of all historical knowledge,is made a special topic, while the development of government,foreign relations, the diplomatic adjustmentof controversies, and social and economic conditions,have been duly emphasized. All sections of the Union,North, East, South, West, and Far West, receive fairtreatment. Much attention is paid to the causes andresults of our various wars, but only the most significantbattles and campaigns have been described. Thebook aims to make distinct the character and publicservices of some great Americans, brief accounts ofwhose lives are given in special sections of the text.Towards the end a chapter sums up the services ofAmerica to mankind.

AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY

NEW YORK CINCINNATI CHICAGO BOSTON

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CONTENTS.

Page.
FRESHMAN HISTORY COURSE AT YALE, by Edward L. Durfee193
WRITINGS OF WILLIAM PENN194
HISTORY IN THE SUMMER SCHOOLS195
HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS, 1909-1910198
THE TOWER OF KNOWLEDGE, by Prof. Paul Monroe202
RECENT HISTORY, by John Haynes, Ph.D.202
ANNOUNCEMENTS203
EUROPEAN HISTORY IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, by D. C. Knowlton, Ph.D.204
ANCIENT HISTORY IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, by William Fairley, Ph.D.205
AMERICAN HISTORY IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, by A. M. Wolfson, Ph.D.206
ENGLISH HISTORY IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, by C. B. Newton207
REPORTS FROM THE HISTORICAL FIELD, W. H. Cushing, Editor208
Louisiana High School Rally; History Teaching in London; Newark Examination; Indiana Association; AnnualMeeting of the North Central Association; Missouri Association; Spring Meeting of the New England Association.
CORRESPONDENCE211
College Catalogue Requirements in History; The Topical Method.

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TheHistory Teacher’sMagazine

Published monthly, except July and August,
at 5805 Germantown Avenue,
Philadelphia, Pa., by

McKINLEY PUBLISHING CO.
A. E. McKINLEY, Proprietor.

SUBSCRIPTION PRICE. One dollar ayear; single copies, 15 cents each.

POSTAGE PREPAID in United States andMexico; for Canada, 20 cents additionalshould be added to the subscription price,and to other foreign countries in the PostalUnion, 30 cents additional.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS. Both the old andthe new address must be given when achange of address is ordered.

ADVERTISING RATES furnished uponapplication.

EDITORS

Managing Editor, Albert E. McKinley,Ph.D.

History in the College and the School, ArthurC. Howland, Ph.D., Assistant Professorof European History, University ofPennsylvania.

The Training of the History Teacher, NormanM. Trenholme, Professor of theTeaching of History, School of Education,University of Missouri.

Source Methods of Teaching History, FredMorrow Fling, Professor of EuropeanHistory, University of Nebraska.

Reports from the History Field, Walter H.Cushing, Secretary, New England HistoryTeachers’ Association, South Framingham,Mass.

Current History, John Haynes, Ph.D., DorchesterHigh School, Boston, Mass.

American History in Secondary Schools,Arthur M. Wolfson, Ph.D., DeWitt ClintonHigh School, New York.

The Teaching of Civics in the SecondarySchool, Albert H. Sanford, State NormalSchool, La Crosse, Wis.

European History in Secondary Schools,Daniel C. Knowlton, Ph.D., BarringerHigh School, Newark, N. J.

English History in Secondary Schools, C. B.Newton, Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville,N. J.

Ancient History in Secondary Schools, WilliamFairley, Ph.D., Commercial HighSchool, Brooklyn, N. Y.

History in the Grades, Armand J. Gerson,Supervising Principal, Robert Morris PublicSchool, Philadelphia, Pa.

CORRESPONDING EDITORS.

Henry Johnson, Teachers’ College, ColumbiaUniversity, New York.

Mabel Hill, Normal School, Lowell, Mass.

George H. Gaston, Wendell Phillips HighSchool, Chicago, Ill.

James F. Willard, University of Colorado,Boulder, Col.

H. W. Edwards, High School, Berkeley, Cal.

Walter L. Fleming, Louisiana State University,Baton Rouge, La.

Mary Shannon Smith, Meredith College,Raleigh, N. C.


HAZEN’S EUROPE SINCE 1815

By CHARLES D. HAZEN, Professor in Smith College

(American Historical Series.) xxvi + 830 pp. 8vo. [Ready in May.]

The aim has been to make the narrative so interesting in style asto attract the student, without sacrificing accuracy or proportion.For the sake of impressiveness it has been necessary to concentrateattention upon a relatively small number of topics, but it ishoped that no important step in the development of modern Europe hasbeen slighted. English history has been interwoven with continentalhistory, and colonial development has received careful treatment. Greatpains have been taken to make the bibliographical apparatus really usefulto the undergraduate.

HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

34 West 33d Street, NEW YORK 376 Wabash Avenue, CHICAGO


Atkinson-Mentzer Historical Maps

A series of 16 maps to accompany United States History, 40 x 45 inches in size, lithographedin seven colors on cloth, surfaced both sides with coated paper, complete with ironstandard, per set, $16.00 net. Sent on approval.

TWO NOTABLE OPINIONS

We regard the “Atkinson-Mentzer HistoricalMaps” as superior, and should recommend schoolspurchasing new maps to purchase this set in preferenceto others.

Max Farrand,
Department of History, Leland Stanford Junior University.

I shall have a set ordered for the use of ourclasses, and I shall be glad to recommend them, asyours are the best maps of the kind that have beenbrought to my attention.

N. M. Trenholme,
Head Department of History, University of Missouri.

ATKINSON, MENTZER & GROVER, Publishers

BOSTON NEW YORKCHICAGO DALLAS


A Source History ofthe United States

By Caldwell and Persinger. Full cloth. 500pages. Price, $1.25. By Howard Walter Caldwell,Professor of American History, University of Nebraska,and Clark Edmund Persinger, Associate Professor ofAmerican History, University of Nebraska.

Containing Introduction and Table of Contents. Thematerial is divided into four chapters, as follows:

Chap. I. The Making of Colonial America, 1492-1763
Chap. II. The Revolution and Independence, 1763-1786
Chap. III. The Making of a Democratic Nation, 1784-1841
Chap. IV. Slavery and The Sectional Struggle, 1841-1877

Complete single copies for reference or for librarieswill be forwarded by express paid on receipt of thestated price of $1.25.

Correspondence in reference to introductory suppliesis respectfully solicited and will have our prompt attention.A full descriptive list of Source History booksand leaflets forwarded on application.

AINSWORTH & COMPANY

378-388 Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Ill.


The College EntranceExamination Board

has used McKINLEY OUTLINE MAPS in connectionwith its questions upon historicalgeography in eight out of the last nine years.

Many Colleges
use these maps in their entrance examinations.

All Preparatory Teachers and Studentsof History should be familiar with them.

Samples cheerfully furnished

McKINLEY PUBLISHING CO., Philadelphia


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Translations andReprints

Original source material for ancient,medieval and modern history inpamphlet or bound form. Pamphletscost from 10 to 25 cents.

SYLLABUSES

H. V. AMES: American Colonial History.(Revised and enlarged edition,1908) $1.00

D. C. MUNRO and G. SELLERY:Syllabus of Medieval History, 395to 1500 (1909) $1.00

In two parts: Pt. I, by Prof.Munro, Syllabus of Medieval History,395 to 1300. Pt. II, byProf. Sellery, Syllabus of LaterMedieval History, 1300 to 1500.Parts published separately.

W. E. LINGELBACH: Syllabus ofthe History of the Nineteenth Century 60 cents

Combined Source Book of the Renaissance.M. WHITCOMB $1.50

State Documents on Federal Relations.H. V. AMES $1.75

Published by Department of History,University of Pennsylvania,Philadelphia, and by Longmans,Green & Co.


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A NEW SCHOOL HISTORY

A History of the United States

By S. E. FORMAN, PH.D., Author of “Advanced Civics,” etc.

Ready in May, 1910, and published by The Century Co.

◖ Teachers of American history, who are looking for the best text-book for their classes, areinvited to examine this new work of Dr. Forman’s. They will find that it excels:

1 In the method of unfolding the story of OUR COUNTRY’SGROWTH

The pupils have before them the story of an ever-growingnation, and step by step they follow its upbuildingfrom small beginnings to its present great proportions.

2 In the special prominence given to the progress of THEWESTWARD MOVEMENT

The story of the marvelous growth of the Middle West,and of the States further West, is told, it is believed,with greater fullness than in any previous school history.The student will see that the greatness of ourhistory is due as much to the Western States as tothose on the Atlantic seaboard.

3 In the treatment of THE BIOGRAPHICAL ELEMENT

The great leaders of our country stand out as real andinteresting personalities, because the author writes theirlives into the main body of the text.

4 In the account given of our COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIALAND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Throughout the book frequent surveys are made ofAmerican civilization as it existed at successive stages,and in these surveys the pupil learns how we havepassed from the simple life of the seventeenth centuryto the complex life of to-day.

5 In the material provided for THE TEACHERS’ ASSISTANCE

At the end of the chapters are carefully framed questionson the text, with review questions that keep constantlyin mind the points that have been gone over,and with topics for special reading and special references.In the appendix are comprehensive outlines andanalytical reviews.

6 In the fullness and richness of ITS MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS

Entirely new maps have been made for the book, andthe illustrations have been selected from authenticsources. Many of the pictures are illustrative of Westernlife in the early days.

7 In the CLEARNESS AND INTEREST OF ITS STYLE

No student can fail to be attracted by the manner inwhich the story is told. The style is simple—sometimesalmost colloquial—but never undignified. Every paragraphin the book is interesting.

More than 400 pages, strongly bound in half leather. Price, $1.00 net.

Superintendents, teachers, and others interested are invited to send for further particulars.

THE CENTURY CO. Union Square, New York


Outline of English History

Based on Cheyney’s “History of England”—Just Published.

By Norman Maclaren Trenholme, Professor of History in the University of Missouri. Price, 50 cents.

Syllabus for the History of Western Europe

Based on Robinson’s “Introduction to the History of Western Europe.” By Norman Maclaren Trenholme.

Part I.—THE MIDDLE AGES 45 cents
Part II.—THE MODERN AGE 45 cents

These outlines are arranged to give the student a clear grasp of the course and the connection of eventsin the periods covered. The topics are carefully outlined; useful reference books are listed, and

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