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The Resource Words that built a nation : voices of democracy that have shaped America's history, Marilyn Miller, Ellen Scordato, and Dan Tucker ; illustrated by Mary Kate McDevitt

Words that built a nation : voices of democracy that have shaped America's history, Marilyn Miller, Ellen Scordato, and Dan Tucker ; illustrated by Mary Kate McDevitt

Label
Words that built a nation : voices of democracy that have shaped America's history
Title
Words that built a nation
Title remainder
voices of democracy that have shaped America's history
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn Miller, Ellen Scordato, and Dan Tucker ; illustrated by Mary Kate McDevitt
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Constitution and the Gettysburg Address to the 2015 Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, the updated collection preserves the documents of the first edition and introduces the landmark statements that are impacting our nation today
Cataloging source
YDX
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1946-
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Miller, Marilyn
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
1280L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scordato, Ellen
  • Tucker, Dan
  • McDevitt, Mary Kate
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  • United States
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / General
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Words that built a nation : voices of democracy that have shaped America's history, Marilyn Miller, Ellen Scordato, and Dan Tucker ; illustrated by Mary Kate McDevitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Portions of this book were previously published as Words that built a nation: a young person's collection of historic American documents by Stonesong Press, LLC, in September 1999"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Abigail Adams
  • The Declaration of Independence -- Federalist No. 78
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • The Constitution and the Bill of Rights
  • Farewell Address
  • George Washington
  • The Star-Spangled Banner
  • Francis Scott Key
  • The Monroe Doctrine
  • James Monroe
  • The Mayflower Compact
  • Declaration of Sentiments
  • Seneca Falls Convention
  • The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro
  • Frederick Douglass
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
  • Abraham Lincoln -- The Gettysburg Address
  • Abraham Lincoln -- The Fourteenth Amendment -- The Fifteenth Amendment -- I Will Fight No More Forever
  • Chief Joseph -- Statement on the causes of Wounded Knee
  • Chief Red Cloud -- Twenty Years at Hull-House
  • Jane Addams -- The Sixteenth Amendment
  • Poor Richard's Almanack
  • The Fourteen Points
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • The Nineteenth Amendment
  • The Immigration Act
  • War Message to Congress
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
  • Inaugural Address
  • John F. Kennedy
  • The Declaration of Indian Purpose
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Silent Spring
  • Rachel Carson
  • Speech at the Berlin Wall
  • John F. Kennedy
  • The March on Washington Address
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The Ballot or the bullet
  • Malcolm X
  • Speech to Striking Grape Workers
  • César Chávez
  • Speech to the Second Virginia Convention
  • The Eagle Has Landed
  • I'd Rather Be Black Thank Female
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Letter of Resignation
  • Richard M. NIxon
  • Tear Down This Wall
  • Ronald W. Reagan
  • Speech at the United nations Conference on Women
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Address to the Nation on the September 11 Attacks
  • Patrick Henry
  • George W. Bush
  • Speech on Race
  • Barak Obama
  • Obergefell v. Hodges
  • Common Sense
  • Thomas Paine
  • Letter to John Adams
Control code
ocn982509150
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781635651881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • 1278036
  • (Sirsi) o982509150
  • (OCoLC)982509150
Label
Words that built a nation : voices of democracy that have shaped America's history, Marilyn Miller, Ellen Scordato, and Dan Tucker ; illustrated by Mary Kate McDevitt
Publication
Note
  • "Portions of this book were previously published as Words that built a nation: a young person's collection of historic American documents by Stonesong Press, LLC, in September 1999"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Abigail Adams
  • The Declaration of Independence -- Federalist No. 78
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • The Constitution and the Bill of Rights
  • Farewell Address
  • George Washington
  • The Star-Spangled Banner
  • Francis Scott Key
  • The Monroe Doctrine
  • James Monroe
  • The Mayflower Compact
  • Declaration of Sentiments
  • Seneca Falls Convention
  • The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro
  • Frederick Douglass
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
  • Abraham Lincoln -- The Gettysburg Address
  • Abraham Lincoln -- The Fourteenth Amendment -- The Fifteenth Amendment -- I Will Fight No More Forever
  • Chief Joseph -- Statement on the causes of Wounded Knee
  • Chief Red Cloud -- Twenty Years at Hull-House
  • Jane Addams -- The Sixteenth Amendment
  • Poor Richard's Almanack
  • The Fourteen Points
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • The Nineteenth Amendment
  • The Immigration Act
  • War Message to Congress
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
  • Inaugural Address
  • John F. Kennedy
  • The Declaration of Indian Purpose
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Silent Spring
  • Rachel Carson
  • Speech at the Berlin Wall
  • John F. Kennedy
  • The March on Washington Address
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The Ballot or the bullet
  • Malcolm X
  • Speech to Striking Grape Workers
  • César Chávez
  • Speech to the Second Virginia Convention
  • The Eagle Has Landed
  • I'd Rather Be Black Thank Female
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Letter of Resignation
  • Richard M. NIxon
  • Tear Down This Wall
  • Ronald W. Reagan
  • Speech at the United nations Conference on Women
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Address to the Nation on the September 11 Attacks
  • Patrick Henry
  • George W. Bush
  • Speech on Race
  • Barak Obama
  • Obergefell v. Hodges
  • Common Sense
  • Thomas Paine
  • Letter to John Adams
Control code
ocn982509150
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781635651881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • 1278036
  • (Sirsi) o982509150
  • (OCoLC)982509150

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