The Great American Handbook

The Great American Handbook

What You Can Do for your Country-- Today and Every Day

Book - 2002
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What can I do to help? Great Americans are always ready to do their part, especially in times of trouble. But sometimes it's hard to know what needs to be done-or how to do it. This handbook has information, inspiration, and specific suggestions for Americans who want to do a little more, to make the bad times better...and the good times great. Be involved How to...* Volunteer * Strengthen the economy * Help the FBI fight crime * Start a petition * Safeguard our food supply * Send a letter to our troops overseas * and more Be informed How to...* Learn about the CIA, NASA, and other government organizations * Know how laws are enacted * Understand the electoral college system * Learn about our national symbol-the American Bald Eagle * and more Celebrate How to... * Sing the National Anthem (with all four verses) * Make a Stars and Stripes T-shirt * Plant a tree for Arbor Day * Take advantage of national treasures like parks and historic sites * Visit the Smithsonian * and more With detailed tips, online resources, and special features-from a complete list of the state capitals to an apple pie recipe-this book is a practical guide for anyone who wants to make America safer, stronger, and better.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2002.
Edition: Berkley trade paperback edition.
ISBN: 9780425188712
Branch Call Number: 973 Si12
Characteristics: xv, 256 pages ; 18 cm


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