The Essential American
25 Documents and Speeches Every American Should Own
Publication Date: November 2010
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More than ever, Americans are realizing that if we want to keep this country great, we must be citizen patriots. And here’s the handbook every citizen patriot needs: The Essential American, featuring the fundamental documents of our nation’s history.
Compiled by syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman and featuring a foreword by her father—bestselling author and former Speaker of the House—Newt Gingrich, The Essential American is the ultimate patriot’s resource. Featuring well-known and lesser-known documents and speeches, as well as bonus material, The Essential American includes:The Declaration of Independence The Constitution Daniel Webster’s Plymouth Oration Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address Douglas MacArthur’s Duty, Honor, Country speech Ronald Reagan’s Speech at the Brandenburg Gate BONUS Lists: American Presidents (and their presidential parties), all 50 states (with their capitals and year of admittance to the Union), etc. A bonus DVD, with more than 1,000 additional documents and articles critical to our nation’s history. And much more!
Perfect for the patriot in your life, The Essential American belongs under every Christmas tree in America!
JACKIE GINGRICH CUSHMAN is an author, a speaker on the founding principles of our nation, and a nationally syndicated columnist. Cushman’s first book, 5 Principles for a Successful Life: From Our Family to Yours was co-authored by her father, Newt Gingrich. She frequently appears on television and radio, including FOX News, CNN, and CBN. She is on the boards of Genesis, A New Life, and the Learning Makes a Difference foundations. She lives with her husband, Jimmy, and their two children in Atlanta, Georgia.