Strong voices : fifteen American speeches worth knowing / introductions by Tonya Bolden ; foreword by Cokie Roberts ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.
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- ISBN: 9780062572042
- ISBN: 0062572040
- Physical Description: 125 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2020
- Copyright: ©2020
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-125) and timeline.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
"Give me liberty or give me death!" / Patrick Henry -- Farewell address / George Washington -- "We never quarrel about religion" / Red Jacket -- "What to the slave is the Fourth of July?" / Frederick Douglass -- "I am a woman's rights" / Sojourner Truth -- Gettysburg address / Abraham Lincoln -- "Citizenship in a Republic" / Theodore Roosevelt -- "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" / Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- "Farewell to baseball" / Lou Gehrig -- "On the blacklist all our lives" / Langston Hughes -- "We choose to go to the moon" / John Fitzgerald Kennedy -- "I have a dream" / Martin Luther King Jr. --" I question America" / Fannie Lou Hamer -- Address to the Commonwealth Club of California, 1984 / Cesar Chavez -- "Women's rights are human rights" / Hillary Rodham Clinton.
A collection of speeches that showcases the voices of those at the reins of power and of those who are not. Read the original words, sometimes abridged and sometimes in their entirety, that have shaped our cultural fabric. Introductions provide historical context and critical insights into the meaning and impact of every speech. For each speech, writer and history lover Tonya Bolden provides an introduction-- telling us what was going on at the time, who the person was, and what it all meant. And along the way, Bolden provides many fascinating insights. Understanding what a speech meant at the time can help us unlock what it means for us today.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 8 up.
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