A quick, fun, fact filled patriotic tour through the lives of ten great Americans who changed history. More
GREAT AMERICANS: THE FOUNDERS is the first volume in a new series of books about the men and women who helped found the United States of America. This series of books has been designed to provide a fun, quick, patriotic introduction to American history and is rich in facts, trivia, and historical images that shed light on the founding of the country.
Readers of this book will:
• Be exposed to the words, ideas and values that shaped the founding of America. • Gain an understanding of what makes America exceptional. • Be inspired to learn more about American history and the great men and women profiled in this book.
Ten great Americans are profiled in this volume. Among them are: Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Abigail Adams, Robert Fulton, Henry Knox (a bookseller who became a general) and Dolley Madison.
New ideas ebb and flow in popularity. Technology advances at a frenzied pace. Boundaries are pushed to the point where society feels like it may break. Yet even amidst great changes, the exceptional spirit and strength of Americans continues to rise above the many challenges and threats we face. This is an important lesson for all Americans to learn, one that began with the Founders profiled in this book.
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