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The American Patriot S Almanac

Author : William J. Bennett
ISBN : 9781595553751
Genre : History
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Read here the storied history of these United States. The stories in this book are part of what Abraham Lincoln called the “mystic chords of memory.” They are the symbols that define the essence of the United States, that mark its historic course, and connect its people. The American Patriot’s Almanac is a daily source of inspiration and information about the history, heroes, and achievements that sum up what this nation is all about.

The American Catholic Almanac

Author : Brian Burch
ISBN : 9780553418736
Genre : Religion
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WHAT DO BUFFALO BILL, JOHN F. KENNEDY, VINCE LOMBARDI, DOROTHY DAY, FULTON SHEEN, AND ANDY WARHOL HAVE IN COMMON? They’re all Catholics who have shaped America. In this page-a-day history, 365 inspiring stories celebrate the historic contributions of American men and women shaped by their Catholic faith. From famous figures to lesser-known saints and sinners, The American Catholic Almanac tells the fascinating, funny, uplifting, and unlikely tales of Catholics’ influence on American history, culture, and politics. Spanning the scope of the Revolutionary War to Notre Dame football, this unique collection of stories highlights the transformative role of the Catholic Church in American public life over the last 400 years. Did you know… • The first immigrant to arrive in America via Ellis Island was a 15-year-old Irish Catholic girl? • Al Capone’s tombstone reads “MY JESUS MERCY”? • Andrew Jackson credited America’s victory in the Battle of New Orleans to the prayers of the Virgin Mary and the Ursuline Sisters? • Five Franciscans died in sixteenth-century Georgia defending the Church’s teachings on marriage? • Jack Kerouac died wanting to be known as a Catholic and not only as a beat poet? • Catholic missionaries lived in Virginia 36 years before the English settled Jamestown? From the Hardcover edition.

Revolutionary War Almanac

Author : John C. Fredriksen
ISBN : 9780816074686
Genre : History
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Offering a day-by-day chronology of the people and events important to the American Revolution, this title provides a look at this historic time. It covers people, battles, and other details, and includes more than 130 maps, photographs, and illustrations pair with an index, a bibliography, cross-references, and a chronology.

The American Almanac And Repository Of Useful Knowledge For The Year

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105119861339
Genre : Almanacs, American
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A Is For Abigail

Author : Lynne Cheney
ISBN : 9781442424081
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser collaborated on America: A Patriotic Primer, which captured the imagination of American children and became a national best-seller. Now they turn their hands to A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women and bring the great women of American history to life. Filled to the brim with words and pictures that celebrate the remarkable (although often unmarked) achievements of American women, this is a book to relish and to read again and again. Mothers, daughters, schoolchildren, generations of families -- everyone -- will take Abigail Adams's words to heart and "remember the ladies" once they read the stories of these astonishing, astounding, amazing American women.

Foreign Born American Patriots

Author : Reneé Critcher Lyons
ISBN : 9781476612515
Genre : History
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This book presents profiles of sixteen individuals born and raised in countries other than America who voluntarily joined the revolutionary cause. These men were writers, soldiers, merchants, sailors, guerilla fighters, pirates, financiers, and cavalry leaders. Each profile discusses the personal experiences that influenced the volunteer leader’s decision to fight for the fledgling country, the sacrifices endured for the benefit of the Revolutionary Cause, and the unique talents each contributed to the war effort. Their participation helped ensure the perpetuation of the ideals and values of the American republic.

American Almanac

Author : BOSTON PUBLISHED BY CHARLES BOWEN
ISBN : NYPL:33433081733192
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The Patriots Win The American Revolution

Author : Dale Anderson
ISBN : 0836859286
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explains the international rivalry between France and Britain that helped the Patriot cause and describes the battles from north to south during the late eighteenth century.

The American Almanac And Repository Of Useful Knowledge

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ISBN : PRNC:32101064003666
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The American Almanac And Repository Of Useful Knowledge For The Year 1834

Author : Charles Bowen
ISBN : NYPL:33433081733226
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