The Resource If you can keep it : the forgotten promise of American liberty., Eric Metaxas., (electronic resource)

If you can keep it : the forgotten promise of American liberty., Eric Metaxas., (electronic resource)

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If you can keep it : the forgotten promise of American liberty.
Title
If you can keep it
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the forgotten promise of American liberty.
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Eric Metaxas.
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eng
Summary
In 1787, when the Constitution was drafted, a woman asked Ben Franklin what the founders had given the American people. "A republic," he shot back, "if you can keep it." More than two centuries later, Metaxas examines what that means and how we are doing on that score. If You Can Keep It is at once a thrilling review of America's uniqueness<U+0014>including our role as a "nation of nations"<U+0014>and a chilling reminder that America's greatness cannot continue unless we embrace our own crucial role in living out what the founders entrusted to us. Metaxas explains that America is not a nation bounded by ethnic identity or geography, but rather by a radical and unprecedented idea, based on liberty and freedom for all. He cautions us that it's nearly past time we reconnect to that idea, or we may lose the very foundation of what made us exceptional in the first place
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Metaxas, Eric
Dewey number
323.440973
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no index present
LC call number
JC585
LC item number
.M48 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Liberty
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Liberty
  • Democracy
  • Political science
  • Democracy
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Liberty
  • Political science
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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If you can keep it : the forgotten promise of American liberty., Eric Metaxas., (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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Contents
The promise -- The idea of America -- The golden triangle of freedom -- "The wonder of the age" -- Venerating our heroes -- The importance of moral leaders -- "The almost chosen people" -- Loving America -- This is America
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ocn951909618
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781101980002
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remote
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4215A781-7407-41D3-AC60-95F4978D6F05
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(OCoLC)951909618
Label
If you can keep it : the forgotten promise of American liberty., Eric Metaxas., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
The promise -- The idea of America -- The golden triangle of freedom -- "The wonder of the age" -- Venerating our heroes -- The importance of moral leaders -- "The almost chosen people" -- Loving America -- This is America
Control code
ocn951909618
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101980002
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4215A781-7407-41D3-AC60-95F4978D6F05
System control number
(OCoLC)951909618

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