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By Devin Scillian

From the British and our structure that changed their rule, to Yellowstone Park and Zane Grey's tales of the west, "A is for the US" is a sweeping tribute to all we all know and love approximately our state. With pleasant poems that beg to be learn aloud, and expository textual content to increase a student's horizons, this American alphabet will make you fall in love with the USA time and again. brilliant, superbly distinct illustrations from California artist Pam Carroll deliver each one letter to lifestyles, from eagles to Thomas Edison to the veterans of 2 global Wars.

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Rainier. The regal ridge of Mt. Rushmore, the ride of Paul Revere. The Roosevelts, Franklin and Teddy, Babe Ruth, rock and roll. ” The Rocky Mountains stretch from New Mexico to Alaska. The faces of four presidents are carved on Mt. Rushmore: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. A. strong during World War II. S. flag. It’s also known as the Stars and Stripes. There are 13 stripes on the flag, one for each of the original colonies. And there are 50 stars on the flag, one for each state.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where all of it began. P . Q is for the quill that John Hancock used to place his quite creative signature in a most important space. It’s for the American quarter, and the bobwhite quail and the quilts that kept the Quakers warm in a Pennsylvania gale. John Hancock was the President of the Second Continental Congress, which drew up the Declaration of Independence. ” Many Quakers came to America seeking religious freedom. Many settled in Pennsylvania which was named for a Quaker, William Penn.

The British began firing on Fort McHenry, a battle that lasted through a rainy night. The next morning, Francis Scott Key witnessed the raising of Mrs. Pickersgill’s flag. C.

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