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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 USA" is a sweeping tribute to all we all know and love approximately our nation. 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 us again and again. vivid, fantastically special illustrations from California artist Pam Carroll carry each one letter to lifestyles, from eagles to Thomas Edison to the veterans of 2 global Wars.

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Times Square in New York City hosts the world’s most famous New Year’s Eve Party every December 31st. ” Ulysses S. Grant was the commander of the Union Army in the Civil War. After the war, he became the country’s 18th President. Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin taught much of the nation about slavery. U takes us up to Utah, unafraid of an upcoming storm. It’s undeniably Ulysses S. Grant in his Union uniform. It’s also Uncle Tom’s Cabin which helped us understand the uncommon things we must uphold for dear old Uncle Sam.

The United States Post Office added ZIP codes to mailing addresses in 1963. ” And it wasn’t designed for clothes. It was originally designed to replace shoestrings on shoes. F. Goodrich Company began calling his device a “zipper” because of the way it sounded. Oh, say can you see, by the dawn’s early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.

The Oregon Trail was actually a series of trails that allowed settlers to move from the eastern half of the country to the western half. S. flag. Pikes Peak was named for Zebulon Pike whose only attempt at climbing the mountain was unsuccessful due to a storm. Peanut butter was just one of more than 300 uses for peanuts invented by George Washington Carver. Rosa Parks helped the nation understand that rights were for everyone, regardless of their skin color. Pikes Peak and peanut butter—that’s the letter Plymouth Rock and pilgrims at peril on the sea.

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