We hold these truths-- : and other words that made America / Paul Aron ; with illustrations by David Smith.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Examines the truth behind fifty-four famous quotes by such notable people as Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Abigail Adams, Nathan Hale, and Thomas Paine.
    • Content Notes:
      Abigail Adams : "Remember the ladies" -- John Adams : "Facts are stubborn things" ; "[T]he most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived" ; The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people" ; "Thomas Jefferson survives" -- Anonymous : "E Pluribus Unum" ; "Yankee Doodle went to town" -- John Dickinson : "By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall" ; "United, we stand--Divided, we fall" -- Olaudah Equiano : "The shrieks of the women, and the groans of the dying" -- Benjamin Franklin : "Early to bed and early to rise" ; Let the experiment be made" ; "Join, or die" ; "We must ... all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately" ; "A republic if you can keep it -- Nathan Hale : "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" -- Alexander Hamilton: "I never expect to see a perfect work from imperfect man" ; "Your people is a great beast" -- John Hancock: "I write so that King George III may read without his spectacles" -- Patrick Henry: "If this be treason, make the most of it" ; " Give me liberty, or give me death" -- Thomas Jefferson: "We hold these truths to be self-evident" ; " a wall of separation between church and state" ; "I like a little rebellion now and then" ; "a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government" ; "We have the wolf by the ears" ; "Is it the fourth?" -- John Paul Jones: "I have not yet begun to fight."
    • Content Notes:
      Francis Scott Key: "O! say can you see" ; "In God is our trust" -- James Madison: "If men were angels, no government would be necessary" ; "Congress shall make no law" -- John Marshall: "An act of the legislature, repugnant to the Constitution, is void" ; "The government of the Union is, emphatically and truly a government of the people" ; "The people made the Constitution, and the people can unmake it" -- George Mason: "All men are by nature equally free and independent" -- James Otis: "Taxation without representation is tyranny" ; "No taxation without representation" -- Thomas Paine: "We have it in our power to begin the world over again" ; "These are the times that try men's souls" -- William Prescott: "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" -- Paul Revere: "One, if by land, and two, if by sea" ; "The British are coming" -- Tachnedorus: "Who is there to mourn for Logan? Not one" -- George Washington: "I can't tell a lie" ; "I heard the bullets whistle" ; "their marches might be traced by the blood from their feet" ; "If their citizens should not be completely free and happy, the fault will be entirely their own" ; "My movement to the chair of government will be accompanied by feelings not unlike those of a culprit who is going to the place of his execution" ; "First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen" -- Phillis Wheatley: "In every human breast, God has implanted a principle, which we call love of freedom" -- James Wilson: "We the people."
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-234) and index.
      pstcc 3447-07 - 18.95
    • ISBN:
      9780742562721 (cloth : alk. paper)
      0742562727 (cloth : alk. paper)
    • Accession Number:
      2008021873
    • Accession Number:
      ocn209652200
      209652200
    • Accession Number:
      mldr.KOHA.OAI.MOTLOWSCC.41563
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      ARON, P.; SMITH, D. We hold these truths-- : and other words that made America. [s. l.]: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008. ISBN 9780742562721. Disponível em: https://ezproxy.mscc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat08908a&AN=mldr.KOHA.OAI.MOTLOWSCC.41563. Acesso em: 10 ago. 2022.
    • AMA 11th Edition:
      Aron P, Smith D. We Hold These Truths-- : And Other Words That Made America. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 2008. Accessed August 10, 2022. https://ezproxy.mscc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat08908a&AN=mldr.KOHA.OAI.MOTLOWSCC.41563
    • APA 7th Edition:
      Aron, P., & Smith, D. (2008). We hold these truths-- : and other words that made America. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    • Chicago 17th Edition:
      Aron, Paul, and David Smith. 2008. We Hold These Truths-- : And Other Words That Made America. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. https://ezproxy.mscc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat08908a&AN=mldr.KOHA.OAI.MOTLOWSCC.41563.
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      Aron, P. and Smith, D. (2008) We hold these truths-- : and other words that made America. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Available at: https://ezproxy.mscc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat08908a&AN=mldr.KOHA.OAI.MOTLOWSCC.41563 (Accessed: 10 August 2022).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Aron, P & Smith, D 2008, We hold these truths-- : and other words that made America, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, viewed 10 August 2022, .
    • MLA 9th Edition:
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    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Aron P, Smith D. We hold these truths-- : and other words that made America [Internet]. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 2008 [cited 2022 Aug 10]. Available from: https://ezproxy.mscc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat08908a&AN=mldr.KOHA.OAI.MOTLOWSCC.41563