The Resource We hold these truths ... : and other words that made America, Paul Aron ; with illustrations by David Smith

We hold these truths ... : and other words that made America, Paul Aron ; with illustrations by David Smith

Label
We hold these truths ... : and other words that made America
Title
We hold these truths ...
Title remainder
and other words that made America
Statement of responsibility
Paul Aron ; with illustrations by David Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
VHB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E209
LC item number
.A76 2008c
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
We hold these truths ... : and other words that made America, Paul Aron ; with illustrations by David Smith
Publication
Note
"In association with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-234) and index
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Contents
  • Abigail Adams : "Remember the ladies" -- John Adams : "Facts are stubborn things" ; "[T]he most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived" ; The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people" ; "Thomas Jefferson survives" -- Anonymous : "E Pluribus Unum" ; "Yankee Doodle went to town" -- John Dickinson : "By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall" ; "United, we stand--Divided, we fall" -- Olaudah Equiano : "The shrieks of the women, and the groans of the dying" -- Benjamin Franklin : "Early to bed and early to rise" ; Let the experiment be made" ; "Join, or die" ; "Don't tread on me" ; "We must ... all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately" ; "A republic if you can keep it -- Nathan Hale : "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" -- Alexander Hamilton: "I never expect to see a perfect work from imperfect man" ; "Your people is a great beast" -- John Hancock: "I write so that King George III may read without his spectacles" -- Patrick Henry: "If this be treason, make the most of it" ; " Give me liberty, or give me death" -- Thomas Jefferson: "We hold these truths to be self-evident" ; " a wall of separation between church and state" ; "I like a little rebellion now and then" ; "a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government" ; "We have the wolf by the ears" ; "Is it the fourth?" -- John Paul Jones: "I have not yet begun to fight"
  • Francis Scott Key: "O! say can you see" ; "In God is our trust" -- James Madison: "If men were angels, no government would be necessary" ; "Congress shall make no law" -- John Marshall: "An act of the legislature, repugnant to the Constitution, is void" ; "The government of the Union is, emphatically and truly a government of the people" ; "The people made the Constitution, and the people can unmake it" -- George Mason: "All men are by nature equally free and independent" -- James Otis: "Taxation without representation is tyranny" ; "No taxation without representation" -- Thomas Paine: "We have it in our power to begin the world over again" ; "These are the times that try men's souls" -- William Prescott: "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" -- Paul Revere: "One, if by land, and two, if by sea" ; "The British are coming" -- Tachnedorus: "Who is there to mourn for Logan? Not one" -- George Washington: "I can't tell a lie" ; "I heard the bullets whistle" ; "their marches might be traced by the blood from their feet" ; "If their citizens should not be completely free and happy, the fault will be entirely their own" ; "My movement to the chair of government will be accompanied by feelings not unlike those of a culprit who is going to the place of his execution" ; "First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen" -- Phillis Wheatley: "In every human breast, God has implanted a principle, which we call love of freedom" -- James Wilson: "We the people"
Control code
ocn502415574
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
242 p.
Isbn
9780742562721
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u153438
System control number
  • (OCoLC)502415574
  • (Sirsi) 285278

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