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Liberty's Torch

Author : Elizabeth Mitchell
Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
Page : 293 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2014-07-02
Category : History
ISBN : 9780802192554

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“Turns out that what you thought you knew about Lady Liberty is dead wrong. Learn the truth in this fascinating account.” —O, The Oprah Magazine The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, a powerful symbol of freedom and the American dream. For decades, the myth has persisted that the statue was a grand gift from France, but now Liberty’s Torch reveals how she was in fact the pet project of one quixotic and visionary French sculptor, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. Bartholdi not only forged this 151-foot-tall colossus in a workshop in Paris and transported her across the ocean, but battled to raise money for the statue and make her a reality. A young sculptor inspired by a trip to Egypt where he saw the pyramids and Sphinx, he traveled to America, carrying with him the idea of a colossal statue of a woman. There he enlisted the help of notable people of the age—including Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Pulitzer, Victor Hugo, Gustave Eiffel, and Thomas Edison—to help his scheme. He also came up with inventive ideas to raise money, including exhibiting the torch at the Philadelphia world’s fair and charging people to climb up inside. While the French and American governments dithered, Bartholdi made the statue a reality by his own entrepreneurship, vision, and determination. “By explaining Liberty’s tortured history and resurrecting Bartholdi’s indomitable spirit, Mitchell has done a great service. This is narrative history, well told. It is history that connects us to our past and—hopefully—to our future.” —Los Angeles Times

Captain America

Author : Tony Isabella,Bob Ingersoll
Publisher : Berkley
Page : 308 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 1998
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN : 0425166198

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Captain America by Tony Isabella,Bob Ingersoll Pdf

Captured by a vicious militia group called Liberty's Torch, Cap is put on trial for the imagined crimes of America. Forced to defend himself in a hostile courtroom with no hope of a fair trail, the star-spangled Avenger faces his greatest challenge as his ideals are put to the acid test...

Liberty's Torch

Author : Janet McNulty
Publisher : Janet McNulty
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 2016-09-09
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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Liberty's Torch by Janet McNulty Pdf

All it takes is one spark to ignite the flame of liberty.the final book in the Dystopia Trilogy Six months have passed since Dana and Kenny parted. Forced to live as a wanderer, Dana discovers a crashed drone and learns of the chaos within Dystopia and what President Klens has planned for the resistance. Realizing that she must go back, Dana acquires the help of a seventy-year-old man and an old friend. Upon her return, she finds that rebellion is in the air as the government continues to eliminate dissenters. Forced to disguise herself, Dana searches for the resistance to tell them of President Klens’ plans. After a few run-ins with the officers and narrow escapes from Colonel Fernau—his obsession with her growing each day—she learns that the people of Dystopia yearn to be free from their oppression. What they need is a leader. Knowing that everyone she cares for will never be safe so long as the government reigns supreme, Dana must decide how far she is willing to go achieve freedom. The eyes are always watching.

Statue of Liberty

Author : Julia Hargrove
Publisher : Lorenz Educational Press
Page : 36 pages
File Size : 41,5 Mb
Release : 2001-03-01
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9781573103121

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Statue of Liberty by Julia Hargrove Pdf

This book is part of an important new series designed to bring America's historic monuments to life for your students. Topics were chosen not only for their historical importance, but also to honor the people of many cultures who have built our nation. Included in this series are the contributions made by Mexican Americans, Native Americans, African Americans and Americans of European descent.

The Statue of Liberty

Author : Cara Sutherland
Publisher : Barnes & Noble Publishing
Page : 138 pages
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Release : 2003
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 0760738904

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The Statue of Liberty by Cara Sutherland Pdf

Presents a behind-the-scenes look at this iconic landmark, recounts the fascinating history of the statue and explore her impact on multiple generations.

Borrowing from Our Foremothers

Author : Amy Helene Forss
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Page : 328 pages
File Size : 42,8 Mb
Release : 2021-12
Category : SOCIAL SCIENCE
ISBN : 9781496213365

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Borrowing from Our Foremothers by Amy Helene Forss Pdf

Amy Helene Forss explores the suffragist and feminist movements’ distinct public attributes and action strategies to establish connections between the generations of women’s rights activists.

My Little Golden Book About the Statue of Liberty

Author : Jen Arena
Publisher : Golden Books
Page : 26 pages
File Size : 48,5 Mb
Release : 2018-05-08
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9781524770334

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My Little Golden Book About the Statue of Liberty by Jen Arena Pdf

Now the littlest readers can learn about how the Statue of Liberty came to be—and what it means to people all over the world. In this engaging book, preschoolers will learn the fascinating story behind the creation of the Statue of Liberty. Simple words and bright artwork bring to life the story of the people—a professor, a sculptor, a poet, a newspaperman—who helped establish this famous landmark. Little ones will learn that the torch was created first, in time for America's 100th birthday, and displayed in a park. And they'll gain a clear understanding of what the Statue of Liberty has always meant to people around the world. Fun facts, such as how schoolchildren gave their pennies to help pay for the base of the statue, complete this charming nonfiction Little Golden Book.

STATUE OF LIBERTY

Author : Narayan Changder
Publisher : CHANGDER OUTLINE
Page : 139 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2024-02-03
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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STATUE OF LIBERTY by Narayan Changder Pdf

"Unveil the majestic symbol of freedom with 'Statue of Liberty,' an enlightening MCQ book that explores the history, significance, and enduring legacy of this iconic monument. Journey through a collection of engaging multiple-choice questions (MCQs) that unravel the stories behind Lady Liberty, from her origins as a gift from France to her role as a beacon of hope. Tailored for history enthusiasts, students, and those captivated by American landmarks, this MCQ guide offers a captivating exploration of the Statue of Liberty's cultural and historical impact. Stand tall with knowledge, uncover the secrets, and download your copy now to embark on a patriotic journey through the 'Statue of Liberty.'"

Marvel Graphic Novels and Related Publications

Author : Robert G. Weiner
Publisher : McFarland
Page : 399 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2008-09-18
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : 9780786451159

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Marvel Graphic Novels and Related Publications by Robert G. Weiner Pdf

This work provides an extensive guide for students, fans, and collectors of Marvel Comics. Focusing on Marvel’s mainstream comics, the author provides a detailed description of each comic along with a bibliographic citation listing the publication’s title, writers/artists, publisher, ISBN (if available), and a plot synopsis. One appendix provides a comprehensive alphabetical index of Marvel and Marvel–related publications to 2005, while two other appendices provide selected lists of Marvel–related game books and unpublished Marvel titles.

Liberty and Freedom

Author : David Hackett Fischer
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Page : 880 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 2005
Category : History
ISBN : 0195162536

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Liberty and Freedom by David Hackett Fischer Pdf

The bestselling author of "Washington's Crossing" and "Albion's Seed" offers a strikingly original history of America's founding principles. Fischer examines liberty and freedom not as philosophical or political abstractions, but as folkways and popular beliefs deeply embedded in American culture. 400+ illustrations, 250 in full color.

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 1480 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 1944
Category : Law
ISBN : HARVARD:32044116499302

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Congressional Record by United States. Congress Pdf

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Stuff Every American Should Know

Author : Denise Kiernan,Joseph D'Agnese
Publisher : Quirk Books
Page : 144 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2012-06-05
Category : Reference
ISBN : 9781594745836

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Stuff Every American Should Know by Denise Kiernan,Joseph D'Agnese Pdf

A pocket-sized gift book packed with patriotic facts for ordinary Americans and history buffs alike. This handbook is the perfect patriotic present for any engaged United States citizen. Who played the first game of baseball? What’s a bicameral congress? Where did Mount Rushmore come from? Who is Geronimo and why do we yell his name when we jump? Plus: • All about the Declaration of Independence • Ten Books Every American Should Read • Assassination Attempts on U.S. Presidents • The History of the Statue of Liberty • How to Bake the Perfect Apple Pie

Why Is the Statue of Liberty Green?

Author : Martha E. H. Rustad,Holli Conger
Publisher : Lerner + ORM
Page : 28 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 2014-08-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781467765848

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Why Is the Statue of Liberty Green? by Martha E. H. Rustad,Holli Conger Pdf

Do you know that the Statue of Liberty hasn't always looked green? Or that the first torch had to be replaced? Lady Liberty has been an important US symbol for more than one hundred years. Join Mrs. Bolt's class as they visit the statue and learn where the statue came from, how she was built, and what American ideas she represents.

Her Right Foot

Author : Dave Eggers
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Page : 113 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 2017-09-19
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9781452162935

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Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers Pdf

If you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you'd mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her? She's in New York. She's holding a torch. And she's taking one step forward. But why? In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation. Can you believe that?

Eiffel

Author : David I Harvie
Publisher : The History Press
Page : 163 pages
File Size : 45,7 Mb
Release : 2006-08-24
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780752495057

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Eiffel by David I Harvie Pdf

Presenting the story of Gustave Eiffel, this book examines the conception, and controversial construction of the tower that bears his name, one of the most famous tall buildings in the world. Just at the point of his greatest success, he signed contracts for the project which was to bring scandal on his name - the Panama Canal.