The American Patriot's Almanac: Daily Readings on America
365 reasons to love America!
The fife and drum of history mark the time of each passing day. And within their cadence, personalities, conflicts, discoveries, ideas, and nations peal and fade. American history is no different. From the starving time of Jamestown during the Winter of 1609, through the bloody argument of the Civil War, and to today, the United States is a tale
The book is arranged by date through the year and tells of important and interesting historical details that occurred on each day. For example, on January 11th Alexander Hamilton was born. He was an orphan born in the Caribbean Islands and the exact...more
From the moment I laid eyes on this book, I fell in love with it.
From the "aged" look of the front cover to the beautiful ivory, rough edge pages, this book captured my interest from the very first page.
In the very beginning of this book, there are 3 pages devoted to The American Patriot, and what patriotism means. The first three pages are inspiring and spark a love and respect for all things "American".
The book is divided into chapters, January through December. For each day of the month there...more
This book is about America and our history. It is well done and each chapter is based on months. January: Flags of the Revolutionary War; February: The History of the Stars and Stripes; March: Fifty All- American Movies; April: Fifty American Quotes; May: Flag Etiquette: Guidelines for Displaying and Handling the U. S. Flag; June: How the Declaration of Independence was Written and Signed and The Declaration of Independence...more
The American Patriot's Almanac by William J. Bennett and John T.E. Cribb, published by Thomas Nelson, was everything I expected and more! This newly revised, updated and expanded almanac includes a slice of our great country's history alongside the daily "American History Parade."
I enjoyed reading through the historical events which left such in impact on our country. My whole family enjoyed looking up their birthday to see who had the most exciting historical eve...more
You get a one page blurb about each day in the calendar - and each page has a few paragraphs about one p...more
Citation by Lauren Fynboe
Reference Type: Almanac
Description: Content Scope-The American Patriot's Almanac breaks down the history of the United States and it is presented based upon the happenings of every day of the year. It is applicable to American history as well as to modern times. Arrangement & Presentation-This reference is presented in relation to the days and mo...more
Every household should have this book! Love it!
Beautifully rendered, the almanac is broken up so you have a passage every day for 365 days. Everyday you can learn a little something about our American History. The months are broken up into different categories. For instance, March is American movies, April American Quotes, and October poems of...more
If you enjoy U.S. history or just like trivia in general, this is a fantastic book to have in your collection.