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The Gettysburg Address
This book is featured in Abe's
Books. Celebrate the 138th
Anniversary of the Gettysburg address on November
19! This book has very simple text and big pictures.
Each page contains a few words from the Gettysburg Address and an
image which relates to those words. Kids can remember the words
and the images together. And pretty soon they will memorize "Four
score and seven years ago
" This is a GREAT
IDEA and a MUST HAVE BOOK!
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This Week's Trivia Question:
Where was Galileo
In what year was the Constitution of the United States ratified?
In 1787, the Articles of Confederation governed the United States.
Because these laws were ineffective, a Constitutional Convention
was called in Philadelphia to revise the Articles of Confederation.
The delegates, however, did not revise the Articles of Confederation.
Instead, they drafted a new document to govern the United States
called the Constitution
of the United States. The Constitution
of the United States was ratified in 1789. It was a new and revolutionary
idea. The Constitution states the power to govern is derived from
the people, rather than the states, and it is the supreme law of
the land. Read
a book about the Constitution.
Constitution of the United States.
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Did you know William
Howard Taft was the President of the United
States and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
Yes, William Howard
Taft was the 27th President from 1909 to 1913, and he was the Chief
Justice of the Supreme Court from 1921 to 1930.
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"My brothers and sisters are my
heroes. I grew up in a very big family, and I enjoyed the friendships
of all my brothers and sisters. They really made it fun to be a
kid, and even more fun to be an adult. And I get to be an auntie
to so many great nieces and nephews."
-- Thanks, Barbara
Tell Us Who's
- Who's Your Hero?
What is a patent? (Nic R.)
patent gives an inventor the exclusive right over the invention,
usually for a period of time. A patent excludes other people from
producing or making use of the invention without the inventor's
permission. Did you know Thomas
Alva Edison holds 1,093 patents
for his inventions? This is the largest
number of patents held by any one person. Read
a book about Thomas Alva Edison.
Alva Edison and the Light Bulb.
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