America: The Last Best Hope (Volume I)
Author: William J. Bennett
| From the Age of Discovery to a World at War|
William J. Bennett
America, how well do you know your history?
* Who quelled a coup d'etat by putting on a pair of reading glasses?
* Which U.S. senator was nearly caned to death on the Senate floor?
* Which first lady refused to serve alcohol in the White House?
* What famous inventor was called to find the assassin's bullet in President Garfield's back?
* Which successful candidate for president insisted on telling the truth about his sex scandal?
* Which beloved ex-president raced with death and poverty to write his best-selling memoirs and which famous humorist came to his rescue?
* Which president carefully read the trial notes of 303 condemned Sioux warriors and spared all but 38 from the hangman's noose?
* Which "four-eyed" future president beat up a drunken bully in a saloon?
In his Farewell Address, Ronald Reagan said if we forget what we have done, we will forget who we are. This book, written by one of Reagan's most loyal lieutenants, responds to Reagan's heartfelt call for an informed patriotism.
We all need to know more about this land we love. In this gripping tale of a nation, our country's past comes alive. Here is the story of those we chose to lead us and what they did with the awesome power we gave them. Join Bill Bennett for the great adventure. America's teacher will lead you on a voyage of discovery.
Features: Bibliography, Illustrated, Index, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 1.55" H x 8.63" L x 5.22" W (1.34 lbs) 573 pages
Carton Quantity: 24
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
US SRP: 16.99 US
Pub Date: April 2007
- General Interest | General Topics | History
- History | United States | General
- History - United States
Theometrics | Secular
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