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  • ISBN: 0195157117 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780195157116 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0195175018 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780195175011 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 406 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Foreword by President George W. Bush and Mrs. Bush -- Ordinary people -- Independence -- Revolution -- Liberty for all? -- Wake up, America -- A fatal contradiction -- A war to end slavery -- What is freedom? -- Whose land is this? -- Working for freedom -- Yearning to breathe free -- Safe for democracy? -- Depression and war -- Democracy and struggles -- Let freedom ring -- Marching to freedom land -- Becoming free -- Declaration of Independence -- Freedom in the Constitution.
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The companion volume to a major 16-part PBS series brings the story of the United States as viewed through the inspiring fight to uphold the ideal of freedom--from the forging of the Declaration of Independence to the power behind the Civil Rights movement to the challenge the nation faces following the terrorist attacks of September 11.
Subject: National characteristics, American.
Características nacionais > América.
United States > History.
United States > History > Pictorial works.
États-Unis > Histoire.
États-Unis > Histoire > Ouvrages illustrés.
United States > história.
United States > história > obra pictórica.

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