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Let freedom ring : the words that shaped our America.

Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., [2001?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Magnificently illustrated with patriotic images, here are words that have shaped America, from the brave oath of the Mayflower Compact of 1620 to George W. Bush's poignant presidential address to Congress following the tragic events of September 11, 2001"--The back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0806992875 9780806992877 1402711174 9781402711176
OCLC Number: 49054974
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), music ; 32 cm
Contents: Finding freedom: Mayflower Compact, 1620 --
Petition of right, 1628 --
Maryland toleration act, 1649 --
Declaration and resolves of the First Continental Congress, 1774 --
"Give me liberty or give death", 1775 / Patrick Henry --
Paul Revere's ride, poem --
Letter to Martha from George Washington, 1775 --
Declaration of independence, 1776 --
"I regret I have but one life to give", 1776 / Nathan Hale --
"These are the times that try men's souls", 1776 / Thomas Paine --
Yankee Doodle, song --
Defining freedom: Articles of confederation, 1777 --
Federalist no. 1, 1787 / Alexander Hamilton --
Old glory aloft, poem --
Constitution of the United States of America, 1787 --
Bill of rights, 1789 --
Further amendments to the constitutional --
Farewell address (excerpted), 1796 / George Washington --
God of our fathers, anthem --
Freedom tested: Manifest destiny, 1839 / John L. O'Sullivan --
Seneca Falls declaration, 1848 / Elizabeth Cady Stanton --
"A house divided", 1858 / Abraham Lincoln --
Emancipation proclamation, 1863 / Abraham Lincoln --
Gettysburg address, 1863 / Abraham Lincoln --
"What the black man wants", 1865 / Frederick Douglass --
On women's right to vote, 1873 / Susan B. Anthony --
"I feel that my country has gotten a bad name", 1883 / Sitting Bull --
Star spangled banner, anthem. Carrying freedom's torch: New colossus, sonnet --
You're a grand old flag, song --
War message to Congress, 1917 / Woodrow Wilson --
Pledge of allegiance, 1892 --
American's creed, 1918 --
"The four freedoms", 1941 / Franklin Delano Roosevelt --
"A date which will live in infamy", 1941 / Franklin Delano Roosevelt --
Victory order of the day, 1945 / Dwight D. Eisenhower --
Flag of the free, poem --
Universal declaration of human rights, 1948 --
America the beautiful, anthem --
Let freedom ring: "Ask not what your country can do for you", 1961 / John F. Kennedy --
"I have a dream", 1963 / Martin Luther King, Jr.--
"The great society", 1964 / Lyndon Baines Johnson --
"We shall overcome", 1965 / Lyndon Baines Johnson --
"I shall not seek, and I will not accept", 1968 / Lyndon Baines Johnson --
"One giant leap for mankind", 1968 / Neil Armstrong --
War powers resolution (excerpted), 1973 --
Show the flag, poem --
"Awakened to danger and called to defend freedom", 2001 / George W. Bush --
My country, 'tis of thee, anthem.
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From the inspirational words of the Mayflower Compact to President George W. Bush's address to Congress after the terrorist destruction of the World Trade Towers, "Let Freedom Ring" features  Read more...

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