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ISBN:1581820925
Author: George Grant
ISBN13: 978-1581820928
Title: The Pocket Patriot: An Introduction to the Principles of Freedom
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Language: English
Category: Politics and Government
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing (January 1, 2000)
Pages: 256

The Pocket Patriot: An Introduction to the Principles of Freedom by George Grant



This little book is filled with historical patriotic writings sure to stir your heart. Beginning with the writings of Christopher Columbus and continuing through an overview of the lives of the presidents until Clinton, this collection of 26 documents neatly summarizes 500 years of American history. 256 pages, softcover. x 6'. The Pocket Patriot: An Introduction to the Principles of Freedom (1581820925) by George Grant. The Pocket Patriot is a citizenship primer for a new generation of Americans. It includes such important documents as the Mayflower Compact and the Declaration of Independence, as well as sketches of the lives of the presidents, including the largely unknown American presidents.

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It combines poems, essays, speeches, and quotes from Americans throughout our history. These writings give a primer on the meaning of American culture.

The Pocket Patriot: An Introduction to the Principles of Freedom (Paperback). Published January 1st 2000 by Cumberland House Publishing. Paperback, 256 pages. Author(s): George Grant (Goodreads Author). ISBN: 1581820925 (ISBN13: 9781581820928).

A concise introduction to the ideas, events and personalities of American freedom, "The Patriot's Handbook" is a valuable resource for anyone who wishes to understand the nation's identity as it has developed from its founding until now. Included are key documents, speeches, poems, songs, and profiles of the Presidents and many of the leaders who have contributed to the nation's history. I highly recommend this great read and awesome reference book to all who would like to gain a full understanding of the foundation of our Country. I regularly refer to it for clarification whenever questions about our Constitution and Founding Fathers arise. This book contains important founding documents, Constitutional Amendments, Presidential speeches and articles, key Supreme Court opinions, and much more.

The Pocket Patriot: An Introduction to the Principles of Freedom: ISBN 9781581820928 (978-1-58182-092-8) Softcover, Cumberland House Publishing, 2000. Founded in 1997, BookFinder.

The Pocket Patriot: An Introduction to the Principles of Freedom 16 copies. 3)George Grant who wrote 'The New Highland Military Discipline of 1757" was an 18th Century British Army officer, of whom little else is known at this time. There was also a Canadian Presbyterian minister named George Monro Grant who lived from 1835-1902. His most well known work was Ocean to Ocean. Author: George Grant. Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing. The Progressive Patriot is a book we all need to read. It pulls no punches in its insights and its radical vision offers a positive hope for a country teetering on the brink of catastrophe. The Hibernian patriot.

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation is a book by the English philosopher and legal theorist Jeremy Bentham "originally printed in 1780, and first published in 1789. Bentham's "most important theoretical work," it is where Bentham develops his theory of utilitarianism and is the first major book on the topic. Bentham was the first major philosopher to develop and defend a utilitarian theory of ethics.

The Pocket Patriot is a citizenship primer for a new generation of Americans. It includes such important documents as the Mayflower Compact and the Declaration of Independence, as well as sketches of the lives of the presidents, including the largely unknown American presidents.
Reviews: 4
Aiata
I only gave it 3 starts simply because the first time that I opened the book, the pages separated! I was tempted to return the book, but I was just too lazy. Eventually, I reglued the binding and it seems to be just fine now. It has a couple of poems in the first 24 pages, which I just found dull - not inspiring, THEN it got to the good stuff. The remaining pages (256 total) are well worth the price of the book! as I found it to be very informative and inspirational. I like the size of the book as it really is a pocket book (rear jeans pocket - not shirt pocket). If they could figure out how to solve the binding problem, I would give "The Pocket Patriot: An Introduction to the Principles of Freedom," a full five stars.
Peras
Just in time for the electoral smackdown between Gore vs. Bush, comes this small book written by a Tennessee college professor. Borrowing from a nineteenth century tradition when teachers presented students with handbooks that served as "a brief guide to the essential elements of the American Creed," Dr. George Grant has compiled such a compact anthology. This primer for citizens includes twenty-six golden oldies, including The Mayflower Compact, the U.S. Constitution, Paul Revere's Ride, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, the Sullivan Ballou Letter, and Patrick Henry's Liberty or Death speech, as well as mini-biographies of the founding fathers and the presidents.
I will admit, though, that my first thought glancing through the book was not a patriotic one but a financial one. This sounds cheap, but why pay ten bucks for documents that are freely obtained from any library, many web sites, or any number of civic-minded organizations? For example, a buddy gave me a 55-page booklet that contained the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and Washington's Farewell Address. Recently, a Washington D.C. think tank mailed me, gratis, a similar booklet printed on lovely ivory-colored paper.
Maybe it's all part of a clever, vast conspiracy to foist upon overentertained Americans a Gideon's Bible-sized history of their Republic, in the hope they'll actually read the thing and - presto- know the truth. Of course, such enlightened souls will weep at how unconstitutional and banal politics has become in the age of Oprah. But I digress. What sets Grant's book apart from the pack is that he offers food for thought not usually served up in such compendiums. For instance, an 1895 speech, delivered by Booker T. Washington, the black educator who was born a slave, titled "Atlanta Exposition Address" is a welcome addition. As is Theodore Roosevelt's "The Man With The Muck-Rake." Reading Teddy's speech, delivered before the House of Representatives in 1906, makes one realize that he might very well be the original compassionate conservative.
Another gem is the "The Forgotten Presidents." It profiles the thirteen men who preceeded George Washington in the fifteen-year period the country operated mostly as a confederated nation. The first of these presidents was Peyton Randolph of Virginia who began his term in 1774, and the last was Arthur St. Clair, a Scot, who was elected `president' in 1787.
Grant's sketches of the official presidents are balanced, but I am going to nitpick at least one point. Professor Grant, the phrase "The business of America is business" was not uttered by Calvin Coolidge. Rather, Coolidge said, "After all, the chief business of the American people is business." And then he added, "Of course the accumulation of wealth cannot be justified as the chief end of existence." (I live near Coolidge's old stomping grounds in western Massachusetts, and we residents are in the business of fiercely
defending ol' Cal's legacy whenever the opportunity presents itself.) The Pocket Patriot makes for an easy-to-use reference guide for a homeschooling student, aspiring presidential candidate, armchair political quarterback, or new U.S. citizen.
Weiehan
The Pocket Patriot: An Introduction to the Principles of Freedom. Excellent book, Everyone needs to have a copy and read it, if they care about their country; The Constitution; The Bill Of Rights; The Ammendments to the Constitution and much much more. Very good read.
Mayno
The chapter that contains Washington's Farewell is missing about 50% of the content. Many paragraphs were edited out, without the reader being aware of it. Makes me wonder what else is missing that I haven't noticed.