This revised and updated edition of The American Patriot's Handbook gives an authoritative and concise introduction to the ideas, events, and personalities that have shaped American freedom, ideals, and values. Included are important and inspirational speeches, poems and song lyrics along with profiles of presidents and prominent individuals who have shaped the nation's history.
Key documents featured are:
The Mayflower Compact
The Declaration of Independence
The lyrics to "The Star Spangled Banner"
The Inaugural Address by John F. Kennedy
The Letter from the Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr.
A wonderful amount of new material delves even deeper into our national identity to showcase not only our fighting spirit, but strong compassion, including:
Epitaph of a Patriot by Anne Bradstreet
The Defense of the Alamo by Joaquin Miller
Nobel Prize Acceptance by William Faulkner
September 11 Address to the Nation by George W. Bush
The American Patriot's Handbook is the perfect resource for anyone who wishes to understand this majestic country, from its historic founding until today...
George Grant, the author and collaborator of nearly 100 books, is the Founder of the Franklin Classical School and serves as the Chancellor at New College Franklin. He is also the Pastor at Parish Presbyterian Church. A proud patriot, Grant lives with his family in middle Tennessee.