Amy Puetz Fox

Amy Puetz Fox, a homeschool graduate, loves history. She is the author of Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History and Uncover Exciting History: Revealing America’s Christian Heritage in Short, Easy-to-Read Nuggets. Visit her website at www.AmyPuetz.com to see many resources relating to history.

The Maccabees: Defenders of Judea

The Maccabees: Defenders of Judea

What family fought for Israel’s freedom during the time between the writings of the Old and New Testaments? The Maccabees. In order to understand what they did, we must first understand the events that led up to their revolt. In the…Read
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The ancients made some amazing things!
Among the writings they left us, the world’s ancient writers created a list of “seven wonders” that surpassed all the other man-made creations of the known world. In this list, they mentioned the most impressive buildings and statues of…Read
Hands-On History

Hands-On History

Feeling stuck in all the boring names and dates? Here are five ways to bring some life back to history!
“Girls, we are going to see the wagon-train ruts made by the pioneers on the Oregon Trail,” my mother said one bright summer day a number of years ago. My two sisters and I decided that a trip would be fun, but I had a few questions.…Read