The Citizen's Almanac - Fundamental Documents, Symbols, and Anthems of the United States

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ( - )

New citizens of the United States were given this pamphlet when they became citizens. The Citizen's Almanac contains information on the history, people, and events that have brought us where we are today as a beacon of hope and freedom to the world. The Almanac has information on citizens' rights and responsibilities, the history of our anthems, court decisions, as well as other historical documents. - Summary by Craig Campbell

Genre(s): Culture & Heritage, Political Science, Modern (20th C)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Message From the Director Beau Wood
00:04:48
Play 02 Rights and Responsibilities of US Citizens BettyB
00:10:25
Play 03 Patriotic Anthems: Star Spangled Banner BettyB
00:04:11
Play 04 America the Beautiful & God Bless America Melvin Lee
00:06:21
Play 05 I Hear America Singing & Concord Hymn Phil Schempf
00:05:19
Play 06 The New Colossus & Flag of the United States of America Melvin Lee
00:04:11
Play 07 Pledge of Allegiance, Great Seal of the United States & Motto of the United States Matthew Datcher
00:07:08
Play 08 Presidential and Historical Speeches: George Washington Matthew Datcher
00:05:23
Play 09 First Inaugural Address & Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln BettyB
00:06:35
Play 10 The Four Freedoms—Franklin D. Roosevelt & Inaugural Address—John F. Kennedy BettyB
00:10:40
Play 11 I Have a Dream—Martin Luther King, Jr. & Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate—Ronald Reagan Melvin Lee
00:06:51
Play 12 Documents of American Democracy & The Mayflower Compact Melvin Lee
00:05:36
Play 13 The Declaration of Independence Cam Milne
00:17:18
Play 14 The Federalist Papers & The Constitution of the United States Melvin Lee
00:06:32
Play 15 The Bill of Rights & Emancipation Proclamation Melvin Lee
00:09:28
Play 16 Landmark Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court Matthew Datcher
00:01:35
Play 17 Marbury v. Madison Matthew Datcher
00:05:05
Play 18 Plessy v. Ferguson Matthew Datcher
00:03:56
Play 19 West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette Matthew Datcher
00:03:52
Play 20 Brown v. Board of Education Matthew Datcher
00:03:47
Play 21 Presidential Statements on Citizenship and Immigration BettyB
00:13:40
Play 22 Prominent Foreign-Born Americans BettyB
00:24:00
Play 23 Acknowledgements BettyB
00:02:36