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My country, 'tis of thee : how one song reveals the history of civil rights

Author: Claire Rudolf Murphy; Bryan Collier
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Explains how the song "My country, 'tis of thee" can be understood to go along with the expansion of civil rights in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Samuel Francis Smith; Samuel Francis Smith
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Rudolf Murphy; Bryan Collier
ISBN: 9780805082265 0805082263
OCLC Number: 856861548
Description: 45 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Claire Rudolf Murphy ; illustrated by Bryan Collier.

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Explains how the song "My country, 'tis of thee" can be understood to go along with the expansion of civil rights in the United States.

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My Country, Tis of Thee

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-12-09) Excellent Permalink

This is the amazing story of the song, "My Country, Tis of Thee," written by Samuel Francis Smith. It has gone through many, many changes changes since it was first written, and those changes coincided with different events taking place in America's history. They even sing a version of it in Britain....
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