Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 87
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THE ACADEMY 87~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
2. Modern History. Text: Ashley's Modern European Civilization;
Victory Historical Map and Outline Book.
Reference Reading: Robinson's Reading in European History;
Emerson, Introduction to the Middle Ages; Bryce, Holy'
3. (a) American History. Text: American History by Muzzey
or History of the United States by Latane; Victory Historical
Map Outline Book.
Reference Reading: Hart, American History Told by Contemporaries,
and Elson, Side Lights of American History.
(b) Civics. Text: Hughes' Community Civics, or Ashley's
4. English History. An elementary course in the development
of the English. Text: to be selected.
1.-Beginner's Latin. Vocabulary, declensions, and conjugations;
the simple rules for composition; and the derivation of
words. Syntax of cases and the verbs is included with structure
of the sentences in general, particular attention being given to
conditional sentences, indirect discourse, and the subjunctive.
Translation of easy selections into Latin continues throughout the
year. Text: Smith's Latin Lessons.
2.-Caesar. This course includes a rapid review of declension
and conjugations, a careful review of principles of syntax, structure
of the sentence with stress on indirect discourse, and uses
of the subjunctive. The reading is four books of Caesar's Gallic
War. The historical facts are brought out and attention is given
to the character and personality of the writer. Twenty lessons
in prose composition. Text: D'Ooge and Eastman.
3.-Cicero and Virgil. Orations of Cicero against Catiline
and the Manilian Law are taken. Book I of the Aeneid is covered.
The historical facts which called forth the orations will
be noticed. Attention will be given to how the age is reflected
in the writings. Twenty lessons in prose composition. Text:
1.-Algebra. This course treats of elementary algebra. The
four fundamental operations, factoring and fractions will be
stressed. Text: Wentworth's New School Algebra.
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