Becoming America: The Making of an Extraordinary Nation

Becoming America: The Making of an Extraordinary Nation

by Robert C. Etheredge

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Overview

Offering a complete review of American history, civics, and culture, this unique collection provides both current and future citizens with the basics of the United States' common traditions and values to properly exercise their duties and obligations to vote responsibly. Amply illustrated and containing material not found in other sources, the book features a complete historical timeline of the United States; details of each presidential election, including vote totals and short profiles of each president; color flags of all states; history and care of the United States flag; maps showing statehood dates, Native American tribe locations, major cities, and time zones; text of the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the Northwest Ordinance, and the United States Constitution, including all amendments; and explanations of the three branches of government, the electoral college, the federal budget, and presidential succession. Also featured are important figures, popular cooking, national disasters, and colorful sayings, as well as the official United States Citizenship Test with cross references to relevant material.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780986307676
Publisher: MiraVista Press
Publication date: 11/11/2017
Edition description: None
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert C. Etheredge is the author of JavaScript: Optimizing Native JavaScript and the editor of The Camper’s Companion and The Military Companion. He lives in Orinda, California.

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