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Contact With Ancient America

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  • Subjects: Social Studies

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In this book, students will trace the evidence of early foreign contact with North American people from 7,500 years ago to the Colonial period. Discover how Indigenous Americans have been in spora...
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I learned much from this book! I had an introduction into the contacts that the ancient American peoples.I learned that the land it’s self is a repository of history ,a library of sorts with volumes of written historical information kept alive through stone monuments ,and inscriptions in caves ... Guest

This is a great book--chock full of information that you don't usually find. Critical thinking about historical landmarks is based on the author's extensive personal research. It's fascinating! Homeschooling S

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In this book, students will trace the evidence of early foreign contact with North American people from 7,500 years ago to the Colonial period. Discover how Indigenous Americans have been in sporadic two-way contact with foreign people for thousands of years. Detailed information about this topic has been previously inaccessible to the general public.

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  • High School Students
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  •  The book is laid out in about 150 pages divided into 7 chapters. The reading level and content is geared for high schoolers and adults. 
    Downloadable Teacher's guide with lesson plans and tests sold separately. 

 


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    Makes “peering” into America’s ancient past a reality!

    I learned much from this book! I had an introduction into the contacts that the ancient American peoples.I learned that the land it’s self is a repository of history ,a library of sorts with volumes of written historical information kept alive through stone monuments ,and inscriptions in caves and on cliff walls they all tell an interesting piece of the story ... that there were pre Columbian visitors to this continent from many places and their history is fascinating! Mrs. Gallagher gives a fine example as she introduces the reader this vast topic . She is able to give personal insight as she unravels this fantastic tale that needs be told!This is done in simplicity for the beginner. The book also leaves a concise record for any scholar wishing to revisit the material.Thank You Mrs Gallagher you changed my world view of ancient history in North America!

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    Great Resource!

    This is a great book--chock full of information that you don't usually find. Critical thinking about historical landmarks is based on the author's extensive personal research. It's fascinating!

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About the Seller

Sovereign Terrace Books
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  • Ida Jane Gallagher is a retired high school teacher (English, journalism, history), freelance writer, and photojournalist. (BS, MA Education) She published Contact with Ancient America with photographer Warren W. Dexter in 2004 after 28 years of research and has written numerous articles for professional and popular publications. Ida Jane has spoken to professional, educational, and civic groups about her research on ancient foreign contact with America’s native people. She was adopted by the Quinnipiac people of Southern Connecticut for her research with Quinnipiac Sachem Iron Thunderhorse on the Algonquian signatures on deeds and treaties with Colonial settlers.
  • Ida Jane is the owner of Sovereign Terrace Books. Her husband, John H. Gallagher, published Grady’s Tour, a historical novel of the Korean War, available on Amazon. This book won the Military Writer’s Society of America award for the best historical fiction in 2007.

  •  She enjoys painting in watercolor and oil with friends in the Mt. Pleasant Artists Guild. For many years Ida Jane was an active member of the National League of American Penwomen, The New England Antiquities Research Association, The Epigraphic Society, and the Early Sites Research Society. She is personally acquainted with most of the research people mentioned in Contact with Ancient America and networked with them to gather and share information about ancient North America.
 
  • SELECTED HISTORICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF IDA JANE GALLAGHER (1930- )
Books:
Contact with Ancient America, 2004 (Teacher’s Guide, Lesson Plans, Tests, 2016) Gourmet Golf, 1995.
Magazines  and Journals:
 
WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA:
“Stone Tablets Found in Mounds Reveal Startling Old Scripts,” Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 18-21, ( March 1981).
“Grave Creek Earthworks Were Ceremonial Centers,” Vol. 46, No. 10, pp. 2-7, (Dec.1982).
“Light Dawns on West Virginia History,” Vol. 47 (1), pp. 7-11, (1983).
 
  • EPIGRAPHIC SOCIETY OCCASIONAL PAPERS:
“Light Dawns on West Virginia History,” Vol. 11 (1), No. 251, 29-35, (1984).
Beard’s Fork, WV Ogam - Vol. 11 (1), 52-53, (1983).
Video review: “History on the Rocks,” Vol. 14, No. 339, p. 91, (1985).
“Irish Inscriptions Confirmed by Archaeoastronomy,” Vol. 14, No. 353, pp. 104-106, (1985).
“An Ogam-Inscribed Teton Dakota Artifact,” Vol. 14, no. 354, p. 115, (Sept. 1985).
“Tollard House Site, Scotland,” Vol. 14, No. 367, p. 154, (1985)
“Schagticoke Deed to New Fairfield, CT, Vol. 16, pp. 101-103 (1987).
“In Memoriam - Dr. Robert T. Meyer,” Vol. 17, p. 11, (1988).
“Cappadoccia’s Caves Embrace a Legacy of Christian Art,” Vol. 18, pp.146-152, (1989).
 
  • MIDWESTERN EPIGRAPHIC JOURNAL:
Book review: Ogam Consaine and Tifinag Alphabets, Vol. 2 (2) pp.48-49, (1985).

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