Sounding Forth the Trumpet for Young Readers

1837-1860

series: Discovering God's Plan for America

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Sounding Forth the Trumpet for Young Readers tells the dramatic story of our nation's struggle with slavery and human rights in the pre-Civil War years. These were the days of John Quincy Adams and William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe, Abraham Lincoln and Dred Scott--figures who were used by God to change the course of human history.

This book brings one of the most crucial times in America's past to life, the years of 1837 to 1860. Young readers ages 9 to 12 will learn about the events that led up to the Civil War, including the Mexican War, the Gold Rush, the Nebraska-Kansas Act, and the emergence of Abraham Lincoln. Study questions and answers for each chapter and a glossary of terms are included.


The Authors

  1. Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall (1940-2010), a graduate of Yale University and Princeton Theological Seminary, was a nationally recognized speaker on Christian growth and maturity and on America's Christian heritage.

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  2. David Manuel

    David Manuel

    David Manuel (1936-2013), a graduate of Yale University, was the author or coauthor of several books, including Like a Mighty River and The Jesus Factor.

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  3. Anna Wilson Fishel

    Anna Wilson Fishel

    Anna Wilson Fishel trained in law and was involved in government work. She is a published adapter and author of books for children and young adults.

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