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A Patriot's A to Z of America

A Patriot's A to Z of AmericaThings Every Good American Should Know

America is a nation of firsts, from its pioneering innovation in technology and science to its politics, social affairs, and culture. But despite its intriguing and unique history, many Americans aren't as well-versed as they think they are when it comes to knowledge of the monumental events,... more

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  • ISBN 9781596525498
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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Overview

America is a nation of firsts, from its pioneering innovation in technology and science to its politics, social affairs, and culture. But despite its intriguing and unique history, many Americans aren't as well-versed as they think they are when it comes to knowledge of the monumental events, people, and ideas that shaped this revolutionary country. Chock-full of surprising snippets of history you should know about, A Patriot's A to Z of America: Things Every Good American Should Know is the eye-opening remedy for every aspiring good American, featuring heroic events and creative individuals who surmounted great difficulties to achieve great things going to the moon, wiring the planet, defeating the Nazis, setting up the first large democratic republic, and largely banishing starvation overseas achievements of which no other nation can boast. Organized from A to Z, these exceptional tales are America's to tell and for you to discover.

Ed Moser is a former writer for Jay Leno's "Tonight Show"; speechwriter for President George H.W. Bush; a former editor for Time-Life Books; author of the books, A Patriot's A to Z...more