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An American History Album: The Story of the United States Told Through Stamps by Michael Worek

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a novel report of the historical past of the U.S..

throughout its historical past, the U.S. has celebrated its achievements, venerated its heroes and reported its historical past by way of issuing stunning commemorative postage stamps. these stamps let us know in regards to the discovery and payment of the land; advances in transportation and verbal exchange; the wonders of the american desolate tract; and the accomplishments of political, military and civic leaders who served the republic and formed its long term. Created by way of the U.S. publish office to honor significant occasions and necessary folks, these stamps be offering us a unique and proud have a look at americacff0478#three9;s historical past.

An american history Album takes a have a look at the tales at the back of these miniature works of art-why they have been issued and who or what they honor. Created by way of one of the crucial best possible artworkists and finest engravers in their day, these stamps model a visual portrait of the historical past, values and accomplishments of the U.S.. via their research for this e-book the authors known greater than five0 top topics of the american tale that have been honored in stamps.

An american history Album will appeal to historical past buffs, stamp collectors, educators, artwork lovers and common readers. It serves as a picture reminder that the american dream, as crafted within the announcement of Independence and the american charter, remains alive and smartly.

listed here are just one of the crucial tales advised inside of An american history Album:

  • Columbuscff0478#three9; Epic Voyage
  • The Pilgrims and the Puritans
  • The Louisiana acquire
  • Into the desolate tract
  • The american Revolution
  • The struggle among the States
  • remember the Alamo
  • The settlement of the West
  • The Transcontinental Railroad
  • development the worldwide Village
  • the nice melancholy
  • the second international struggle
  • the story of Flight
  • The cold struggle in america
  • striking a person on the Moon
  • The office of the Presidentificationent
  • protecting the desolate tract
  • the story of the Flag
  • americacff0478#three9;s military

the themes come with:

  • background and Values: the information, symbols, beliefs and institutions that make america unique
  • Discovery and Exploration: how the brand new international used to be discovered and the 13 colonies have been established
  • Neighbor against Neighbor: how the modern struggle and the struggle among the States formed the country
  • occur future: how the pioneers pushed westward identification desolate tract to achieve the Pacific
  • Transportation and Communication: how ships, canals, railroads, automobiles and the telegraph tied the early country together
  • the niceest era: the profound effect of the great melancholy and international struggle II on a country and its spirit
  • these united states of america: a brief have a look at every state and the postage stamp that honors it
  • The artwork of the Stamp: a captivating have a look at how stamp subjects are chosen and designs created
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e book main points

author: Michael Worekpublisher: Firefly e booksBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 208

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