The Founding Fathers: Quotes, Quips and Speeches (Hardcover)

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Filled with over two hundred quotes from John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and more, The Founding Fathers: Quotes, Quips, and Speeches captures the essence of America's most influential leaders in an elegant collection that explores the American Revolution. Discover their thoughts on honesty, democracy, perseverance, hope, liberty, and leadership, and read from landmark speeches of the day--from Samuel Adam's 1776 address to the Continental Congress to George Washington's resignation speech. Hear the voices of the people who changed the world.

Praise for Abraham Lincoln: Quotes, Quips, and Speeches

An easy and enjoyable introduction to one of America's greatest presidents and heroes.--Tom Schwartz, historian emeritus for the state of Illinois

Gordon Leidner provides readers with a toothsome smorgasbord of Abraham Lincoln's wit and wisdom. This volume is an excellent introduction to the Great Emancipator's humanity, philosophy, humor, and eloquence.--Michael Burlingame, Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies, University of Illinois-Springfield

Abraham Lincoln had the God-given talent to express himself in words that the people felt and understood. This] book enables readers to sample and touch the greatness of Lincoln through his letters, public papers, and speeches.--Edwin C. Bearrs, historican emeritus, National Park Service

Product Details
ISBN: 9781402280092
ISBN-10: 1402280092
Publisher: Cumberland House
Publication Date: May 7th, 2013
Pages: 176
Language: English