American History Lesson

Looking to educate yourself on a little U.S. history? See how this country came to be with our Leather-bound, The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings. Then, learn a little bit more about a few of our founding fathers and the crucial characters that helped shape history with our nonfiction Word Clouds.

 

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The Constitution

The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings is part of the Leather-bound Classics series and is a collection of the crucial documents, speeches, and other writings that shaped the United States. In addition to the Constitution, readers can review the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist Papers, important presidential speeches, and many others.

Both famous and lesser-known, but equally important, Americans are represented, including Benjamin Franklin, Victoria Woodhull, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and even the creators of the rules of baseball. The founders' inspirational and revolutionary ideals are all here, and this is a perfect volume for anyone who finds the history of America to be a fascinating and enlightening journey.


 

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton is best known as the United States’ first Secretary of the Treasury and the author of the majority of The Federalist Papers, a series of essays that outlined the basic concepts and premises of the U.S. Constitution. Since the founding of the nation, these essays have been used by the U.S. Supreme Court as an authoritative guide to the intentions of the Founding Fathers in cases involving constitutional interpretation.

Included in this nonfiction Word CloudSelected Works of Alexander Hamilton, are five of the most important essays from The Federalist Papers, plus personal correspondence and public statements.


 

Benjamin Franklin

A fascinating and unconventionally educated man, Benjamin Franklin imparts—in his own words—wisdom and remarkable life lessons on the art of living with great personal integrity. Taken from John Bigelow’s carefully researched 1868 publication that was transcribed directly from the original manuscript, this copy is sure to be a treasured part of any home library. Franklin’s autobiography and significant papers are still in great demand globally, and describe the interesting, varied, and unusual life of one of the most amazing Founding Fathers of the United States.

Explore the memoirs of one of the most inventive Americans in history with The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and Other Writings.


One response to “American History Lesson”

  1. Sharon Mateo says:

    I would love to win these!

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