Author of Americana A Civics Handbook Second Edition.
Civics Handbook hopes to Inspire and make a contribution to Civics Education. Appropriate for all ages from Middle School, High School and up through adult years. It is a handy resource for first time learning, review or reference. Think "cliff notes" as the information and facts are presented in a manner that is easy to follow
The book focuses on the early years of America but there is so much more historical information, facts and trivia included. There is emphasis on Colonial times and the Revolutionary War era, leading up to the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. You will have your own copy of these historical documents. Also included is information about the Presidents, First Ladies, the Original Thirteen Colonies, Three Branches of Government, the Fifty States, National Symbols, Electoral College and more. The U.S. Citizenship Test of 100 questions is newly included, and is excellent for civics studies as well an an aid to citizenship studies.
There is a special note on the National Parks...their history and how they preserve our American heritage. There are many sites of historic importance and natural beauty preserved for our benefit. There are lists of the National Parks related to Colonial and Revolutionary War times, Sites of Remembrance (for our Veterans), and of our most cherished National Parks. There are over 50 pages of historical sketches and images. Book size is 8.5" x 11" . Kindle version also is available. There is much more in this Second Edition. (Revised January 2017).