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A Time for Freedom: What Happened When in America

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andlt;bigandgt;andlt;bandgt;"I offer this time line as a way of encouraging study of the past and I also hope it will spark conversation about what is truly important for us to know.... America is our home — and how lucky we are that it is."andlt;/bandgt;andlt;/bigandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Did you know that John Adams thought we would celebrate America's birthday on the second of July? That ten generals went on to become president? That our country has had nine different capitals, including Trenton, New Jersey, and Annapolis, Maryland? andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Bestselling author and historian Lynne Cheney takes readers through America's story of freedom in this time line of key moments in our history. Starting with our nation's beginnings and carrying through to events that affect our lives today, Mrs. Cheney enriches our understanding of defining moments by presenting them with facts that add perspective and by linking them with the historic words of men and women who were there. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Placing the important happenings and great figures of our history into context and showing the expansion of freedom in this land that we love, andlt;iandgt;A Time for Freedomandlt;/iandgt; is a book families will cherish and want to share together.

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"I offer this time line as a way of encouraging study of the past and I also hope it will spark conversation about what is truly important for us to know.... America is our home — and how lucky we are that it is."

Did you know that John Adams thought we would celebrate America's birthday on the second of July? That ten generals went on to become president? That our country has had nine different capitals, including Trenton, New Jersey, and Annapolis, Maryland?

Bestselling author and historian Lynne Cheney takes readers through America's story of freedom in this time line of key moments in our history. Starting with our nation's beginnings and carrying through to events that affect our lives today, Mrs. Cheney enriches our understanding of defining moments by presenting them with facts that add perspective and by linking them with the historic words of men and women who were there.

Placing the important happenings and great figures of our history into context and showing the expansion of freedom in this land that we love, A Time for Freedom is a book families will cherish and want to share together.

Synopsis:

In a fascinating book that puts the great events and figures of our nations history into context, bestsellling author Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, tells the compelling story of America.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Lynne Cheneyandlt;/bandgt;'s most recent book is the andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller, andlt;Iandgt;We the People: The Story of Our Constitutionandlt;/iandgt;, illustrated by Greg Harlin. She is also the author of the andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestsellers andlt;Iandgt;America: A Patriotic Primerandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Womenandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriotsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;A Time for Freedom: What Happened When in Americaandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;Iandgt;Our 50 States: A Family Adventure Across Americaandlt;/iandgt;, and has written a memoir, andlt;Iandgt;Blue Skies, No Fencesandlt;/iandgt;. Mrs. Cheney is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Vice President Richard B. Cheney.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416949152
Subtitle:
What Happened When in America
Author:
Cheney, Lynne
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Children s All Ages - History - General History
Subject:
Social Science - Politics & Government
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20070508
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cover; bandamp;w interior photos and
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
00-14

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Product details 304 pages Simon & Schuster - English 9781416949152 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "I offer this time line as a way of encouraging study of the past and I also hope it will spark conversation about what is truly important for us to know.... America is our home — and how lucky we are that it is."

Did you know that John Adams thought we would celebrate America's birthday on the second of July? That ten generals went on to become president? That our country has had nine different capitals, including Trenton, New Jersey, and Annapolis, Maryland?

Bestselling author and historian Lynne Cheney takes readers through America's story of freedom in this time line of key moments in our history. Starting with our nation's beginnings and carrying through to events that affect our lives today, Mrs. Cheney enriches our understanding of defining moments by presenting them with facts that add perspective and by linking them with the historic words of men and women who were there.

Placing the important happenings and great figures of our history into context and showing the expansion of freedom in this land that we love, A Time for Freedom is a book families will cherish and want to share together.

"Synopsis" by , In a fascinating book that puts the great events and figures of our nations history into context, bestsellling author Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, tells the compelling story of America.
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