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The American Patriot's Almanac

Daily Readings on America

Author: William J. Bennett,John T.E. Cribb

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1595553754

Category: History

Page: 592

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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

A Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United States

Author: Brian Burch,Emily Stimpson

Publisher: Image

ISBN: 0553418734

Category: Religion

Page: 416

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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.

The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

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Publisher: N.A

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Category: Almanacs, American

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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year

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Category: Almanacs, American

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A is for Abigail

An Almanac of Amazing American Women

Author: Lynne Cheney

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442424087

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 2123

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.

The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the year 1834

Author: Charles Bowen

Publisher: N.A

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Companion to the American Almanac, or Repository of Useful Knowledge, for the Year 1834

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The Patriots Win the American Revolution

Author: Dale Anderson

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9780836859287

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 430

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.

Foreign-Born American Patriots

Sixteen Volunteer Leaders in the Revolutionary War

Author: Reneé Critcher Lyons

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 147661251X

Category: History

Page: 224

View: 5748

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.

Subcommittee hearing on legislative initiatives to modernize SBA's entrepreneurial development programs

hearing before the Committee on Small Business, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, hearing held April 2, 2009

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Rural Development, Entrepreneurship, and Trade

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 76

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Benjamin Franklin

Inventor, Writer, and Patriot

Author: Ryan P. Randolph

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9780823957514

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 8241

Traces the life of Benjamin Franklin, discussing his accomplishments and contributions as a printer, inventor, politician, philanthropist, and scientist.

Forming a New American Government

Author: Dale Anderson

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9780836859324

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Describes who and what committees made up the government during and after the American Revolution, the positive and negative influences of this government, and how they led to the drafting of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

american almanac

Author: BOSTON PUBLISHED BY CHARLES BOWEN

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The American Bicentennial almanac & reader

featuring the decade of drums to July 4, 1776, with monthly reports & accounts of the stirring events culminating in independency

Author: Robert L. Smock

Publisher: Donning Company Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 199

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American Patriot

Benjamin Franklin

Author: Michael Burgan

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 0756541190

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 5716

American Patriot is a Capstone Press publication.

Almanac of American History

Author: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Publisher: Outlet

ISBN: 9780517603536

Category: History

Page: 623

View: 4662

A panoramic study of the history of America details the exploration, settlement, wars, social and cultural evolution, and emergence as a superpower.

Revolutionary War Almanac

Author: John C. Fredriksen

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0816074682

Category: History

Page: 769

View: 2355

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 ...

Comprising a Calendar for the Year; Astronomical Information; Miscellaneous Directions, Hints, and Remarks; and Statistical and Other Particulars Respecting Foreign Countries and the United States

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Publisher: N.A

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Category: Almanacs, American

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The world almanac and book of facts 1997

Author: Robert Famighetti

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780886878009

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: 975

View: 5315

An annually updated reference guide to a wide variety of facts and information about the United States and the other countries around the world.

World Almanac and Book of Facts

1990

Author: Mark S. Hoffman

Publisher: World Almanac Books

ISBN: 9780886875596

Category: Almanacs

Page: 960

View: 6986

Lists news events, population figures, and miscellaneous data of an historic, economic, scientific and social nature.

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