America the Beautiful (2011)

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In 2015 we added tests to the America the Beautiful Student Workbook. Answer Keys printed before 2015 do not include answers for the tests. The Answer Key download option above includes these answers, or you can download them separately here. You can also download the tests if your copy of the Student Workbook does not include them.



In 2010 we published a short run of America the Beautiful. The first and second semester textbooks had a perfect binding, but the supplemental books were put together in a three-ring binder. We made mostly cosmetic changes to the complete paperback version published in 2011. In 2012 we released the current hardcover version with more color illustrations.


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  • Unit 4

    • Lesson 20 - Student Workbook
      The reference at the bottom of the page should be Isaiah 42:10 instead of Psalm 42:10. 

  • Unit 10

    • Lesson 47
      The section in the middle of the page about Fort Moultrie should read: "Islands near Charleston, South Carolina. The Civil War (1861 to 1865) began at Fort Sumter, which sits on a small island in the Charleston harbor. Fort Moultrie on nearby Sullivan’s Island was also involved in the war."

  • Unit 15

    • Lesson 73
      This lesson originally talked about Promontory Point, Utah. Some reporters and railroad officials in 1869 wrote that the transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory Point, Utah, but the location is actually called Promontory Summit. Promontory Point is several miles away.

    • Lesson 74 / Family Activity 15
      The Cyber Hymnal has lyrics and music for hymns by Fanny J. Crosby and many other composers.

  • Unit 18

    • Lesson 89 / Family Activity 18
      The Marine Band Audio Resources offers free downloads of recordings of works by John Philip Sousa and other composers.


  • Unit 22

  • Unit 26

    • Lesson 129 / Page 803
      Salt Lake City, the state capital of Utah, is to the southeast of the Great Salt Lake, not to the southwest.

  • Unit 28
    • Lesson 138 / Page 868
      The first paragraph states that Mount Saint Helens is in southeastern Washington. It should say southwestern Washington.


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