America Back Then: A Compilation of Historic, Patriotic Literature

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iUniverse, 2002 - Literary Collections - 216 pages
America should remember her noble heritage, just as a queen should remember her nobility. Remembering helps keep the past alive, and makes the present more meaningful. America Back Then aims to help keep America's noble past alive.This book is a compilation of various letters, diary excerpts, speeches, proclamations and other writings by historic personalities and presidents of the United States. A letter from Christopher Columbus (1492), the Mayflower Compact (1620), the Articles of Confederation (1781), a letter from George Washington presenting the Constitution (1787), the Constitution of the United States (1791), Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (1863), and nineteen other selections make America Back Then an informative and fun read.With its reader-friendly style, it can also be used as a reference source. America Back Then is a fine contribution to American letters, sure to find a pleasing place among books of historic, patriotic significance.

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Contents

Letters Personal Accounts and other Writings
7
Speeches and Proclamations
49
Farewell and Inaugural Addresses
69
Declarations and Constitutions
121
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