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An American primer

  • 994 Pages
  • 4.40 MB
  • English
University of Chicago Press , Chicago
United States -- History -- So
Statementedited by Daniel J. Boorstin
LC ClassificationsE173 .B7
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xvii, 994 p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14704152M
LC Control Number66020576

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Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase. Overall good purchase. The cover, being paperback was slightly torn/worn but the book as a whole is in great shape.

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America: A Patriotic Primer is a succinct history of the United States, an ABC of the principles on which this country was founded, and a book for children and /5(). The New-England Primer, the principal textbook for millions of colonists and early Americans.

First compiled and published about by Benjamin Harris, a British journalist who emigrated to Boston, the primer remained in use for more than years. Although often called “the little Bible of New.

An American Primer book. An American primer book Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the Mayflower Compact of to President Johnson's Address 4/5. An American Primer book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Originally published in and republished by City Lights in 19 /5. Learning the alphabet went hand in hand with learning Calvinist principles in early America. The phrase “In Adam’s fall, we sinned all,” taught children the first letter of the alphabet and the concept of original sin at the same time.

More than 6 million copies in editions of the New England Primer were printed between and The American Primer is a challenge rather than a finished fight. Whitman shows in it what he was prepared to do rather than what he thought he had perfected.

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Dick and Jane refers to the two main characters, "Dick" and "Jane", created by Zerna Sharp for a series of basal readers that William S. Gray wrote to teach children to read. The characters first appeared in the Elson-Gray Readers in and continued in a subsequent series of books through the final version that Scott Foresman published in These readers were used in classroom in the.

New York Times bestselling team Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser takes readers through the A to Z of American history, in this charming picture book that celebrates the diversity, tenacity, and faith of the American people. America: A Patriotic Primer is a succinct history of the United States, an ABC of the principles on which this country was founded, and a book for children and /5(18).

As of today, author American lives on the outskirts of the Pisgah National Forest, located in North Carolina. His family is comprised of his loving wife and 3 beautiful daughters.

Author America began writing the Survivalist series in the year and also released the first book of. 'Primer' in American English and British English. In American English, it’s clear cut: A primer (pronounced "primmer") is a schoolbook, and a primer (rhyming with "climber") is the first coat of something, like the white stuff you roll onto drywall before you put on your real paint, or an explosive cap.

Parent Primer: American History The American Revolution () is sure to play a part in your child's studies. One central cause was taxation without representation. Receive book suggestions, reading tips, educational activities, and great deals.

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Boorstin; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Sources, History, United States; Places: United States. Daniel Boorstin introduces An American Primer as ""a book of beginnings,"" a Citizen's History of the living tradition of America. ""Historian's history is the patient, endless effort to reconstruct the dead past.

But the citizen cannot wait. The world will not let him be patient."" Hence this volume of documents running in time from The Mayflower Compact of to Lyndon B. Johnson's primer definition: 1. a type of paint that you put on a surface before the main paint is put on: 2. a type of make-up.

Learn more. Lynne Cheney’s most recent book is the New York Times bestseller, We the People: The Story of Our Constitution, illustrated by Greg is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers America: A Patriotic Primer, A Is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women, When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots, A Time for Freedom: What 5/5(1).

A Reading Guide for Those in Despair About American Politics Nearly three dozen book recommendations to help make sense of the state of U.S. democracy, from. In American usage, the word primer has two pronunciations, according to whether it refers to a beginning reading book [PRIM-ur] or to an undercoat of paint [PRY-mur].

In British usage, it’s pronounced the same way for both [PRY-mur]. This post is about the word primer [PRIM-ur] as it applies to a source of elementary instruction. The first primers were devotionals or instructional manuals. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

An American Primer by Daniel J. Boorstin,University of Cited by: American Book Company, - Children - 64 pages. 5 Reviews. Revised primer to precede the readers, introducing about six new words to be mastered in each lesson.

Can be used with the phonic method, the word method, the alphabet method of any combination of these methods.4/5(5). The Primer, however, began to fade into the background after the Revolution. More appealing reading books appeared on the scene. One of the most famous was Noah Webster's "blue-backed speller" entitled, Ele mentary Spelling Book, probably the most widely used File Size: KB.

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Reprint. pp + 10 p ads, 12 b/w portrait illustrations of American authors of note, the book and contents are solid and tight, the pages are clean and lightly browned on the edges, the covers are stiff cardstock covered with cloth, a very usable primer on American literature.

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The company was formed in by the consolidation of four publishing houses: Van Antwerp, Bragg and Co. The Prayer Book of was the first for the U. S. Episcopal Church and served the Church for over years, until the revision of This book owed much to its predecessor, the English Book of Common Prayer, and, at least for the major services, is very similar to it.The New England Primer was the first textbook ever printed in America and was used to teach reading and Bible lessons in our schools until the twentieth century.

In fact, many of the Founders and their children learned to read from the Primer. This pocket-size edition is an historical reprint of the version used in many schools during the Founding Era/5(10). “Songs of America” is a history primer that emphasizes music’s role as both a reflection of social change and its instrument.

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