History 0 – Introduction
History at Ascent Advantage Academy is a bit different than you will find elsewhere.
It is tempered by a Latter-day Saint worldview and the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ.
For example, History 1 – Unit I is I Am A Child of God which highlights the student’s spiritual heritage and valiancy.
History 1 – Unit II – Details certain aspects of World History, ending with the importance to the United States of heeding Ether 2:11.
Again in History 2A, the major spiritual events of World History are highlighted with the construction of a time line.
History 2B covers Native American since the Nephites.
Other courses include insights into miracles that have occurred throughout history, and especially the importance of righteousness to a society.
Three criteria are used to “judge” a people or civilization. These criteria are:
1 – The Four Questions regarding their religion
2 – Their position on the Consequential/Cyclical Wheel of History – Prideful or Humble
3 – The level of their adherence to Gospel Principles, Correct Principles, known or unknown.