This early work was originally written for children. This little book is the first in the series which has as its purpose to describe the activities of the race throught the several stages of culture to the time when men became explorers and discovered and settled the American continent. This unusual book will appeal to all who have an interest in the history of teaching. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original artwork and text.