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The five thousand year leap : 28 great ideas that changed the world

Author: W Cleon Skousen
Publisher: Franklin, TN : American Documents Publishing, L.L.C., 2009 ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 30 year anniversary edView all editions and formats
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The Five Thousand Year Leap will take you by the hand as you discover the ideals of the Founding Fathers and their 28 principles for success. The values explored in detail by Dr. Skousen range from the Founder's prerequisite that the Constitution was designed for a moral people, to a government empowered by the people with checks and balances, along with an understanding of the critical nature of fiscal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Constitution
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Cleon Skousen
ISBN: 9780981559667 0981559662
OCLC Number: 319601846
Description: vi, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Author preface & acknowledgments --
Why it is important to study the Founders' success formula today --
Foreword/Glen Beck --
A hard beginning --
Why Jamestown was different --
Two hundred years later --
Can we lose it? --
The 28 great ideas that are changing the world --
Time to get back to basics --
I want your solemn promise --
Part I : The Founders' monumental task --
Part II : The Founders' basic principles --
Bibliography --
Appendices : The mystery of the Anglo-Saxons/W. Cleon Skousen --
The secret to America's strength/W. Cleon Skousen --
About the author --
Index --
The United States Constitution --
The Declaration of Independence.
Other Titles: 5,000 year leap
Responsibility: by W. Cleon Skousen.

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The Five Thousand Year Leap will take you by the hand as you discover the ideals of the Founding Fathers and their 28 principles for success. The values explored in detail by Dr. Skousen range from the Founder's prerequisite that the Constitution was designed for a moral people, to a government empowered by the people with checks and balances, along with an understanding of the critical nature of fiscal responsibility and family values. This book sums up the secrets to what James Madison called a miracle. --publisher.

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