If You Can Keep It
Score: 4.5
From 35 Ratings

If You Can Keep It


  • Author: Eric Metaxas
  • Release Date : 2016-06-14
  • Genre: Political Science
  • File Size: 1291304 Bytes


#1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas delivers an extraordinary book that is part history and part rousing call to arms, steeped in a critical analysis of our founding fathers' original intentions for America. 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—including our role as a "nation of nations"—and a chilling reminder that America's greatness cannot continue unless we embrace our own crucial role in living out what the founders entrust...

If You Can Keep It

If You Can Keep It


  • Author: Robin Koerner
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events
  • File Size: 1555145 Bytes


In If You Can Keep It, Robin Koerner, founder and publisher of WatchingAmerica.com and the original Blue Republican, explains why 'We the People' have done such a poor job at keeping our Republic. He presents an utterly original account of American politics that cuts through the prevailing political paradigm of conservative vs. liberal to help us see not only why we've come so close to losing our nation's founding promise, but also how we can get it all back....

If You Can Keep It
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

If You Can Keep It


  • Author : Eric Metaxas
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-06-14
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101980002


If You Can Keep It Book Description :

#1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas delivers an extraordinary book that is part history and part rousing call to arms, steeped in a critical analysis of our founding fathers' original intentions for America. 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—including our role as a "nation of nations"—and a chilling reminder that America's greatness cannot continue unless we embrace our own crucial role in living out what the founders entrusted t...

A Republic  If You Can Keep It

A Republic If You Can Keep It


  • Author : Neil Gorsuch
  • Publisher : Crown Forum
  • Release Date : 2020-09-08
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525576808


A Republic If You Can Keep It Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Justice Neil Gorsuch reflects on his journey to the Supreme Court, the role of the judge under our Constitution, and the vital responsibility of each American to keep our republic strong. As Benjamin Franklin left the Constitutional Convention, he was reportedly asked what kind of government the founders would propose. He replied, "A republic, if you can keep it." In this book, Justice Neil Gorsuch shares personal reflections, speeches, and essays that focus on the remarkable gift the framers left us in the Constitution. Justice Gorsuch draws on his thirty-year career as a lawyer, teacher, judge, and justice to explore essential aspects our Constitution, its separation of powers, and the liberties it is designed to protect...

If We Can Keep it
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

If We Can Keep it


  • Author : Michael Tomasky
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: HISTORY
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1631494082


If We Can Keep it Book Description :

A game-changing account of the deep roots of political polarization in America, including an audacious fourteen-point agenda for how to fix it....

A Constitution If You Can Keep It

A Constitution If You Can Keep It


  • Author : Richard Proctor
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-05-25
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0578218615


A Constitution If You Can Keep It Book Description :

A student version of Saving the Constitution The book is written for high school level students...

A Republic  If You Can Keep it

A Republic If You Can Keep it


  • Author : Ronald F. Brecke
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0739101013


A Republic If You Can Keep it Book Description :

When asked after the Constitutional Convention whether they had produced a republic or a monarchy, Benjamin Franklin replied, "A republic, if you can keep it." In the book that derives its title from this portentous quote, Ronald Brecke contends that American government has not done such a good job of keeping it. Brecke describes how changes in our politics and government have illustrated a departure from the republican principles on the Constitution changes purportedly in the direction of direct democracy. A Republic, If You Can Keep It argues that these changes have instead stripped the governing structures of much of their ability to govern effectively and responsibly. By critically examining each institution in terms of its relationship to effect...

If You Can Keep It

If You Can Keep It


  • Author : N. C. Munson
  • Publisher : Allen-Ayers Books
  • Release Date : 2010-08-16
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452346700


If You Can Keep It Book Description :

Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder - Arnold Toynbee, (1889 - 1975)We are about to awake from the American Dream.This book is about the loss of a good thing, our country. It addresses the poor care we give to maintaining it, how we fail to appreciate the economic, social and even military 'monsters' that collectively embody a crushing burden we are less and less able to bear....

A Republic    If You Can Keep It

A Republic If You Can Keep It


  • Author : David Barton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0998126926


A Republic If You Can Keep It Book Description :

High School Government Curriculum and CLEP pre...

If I Could Keep You Little
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

If I Could Keep You Little


  • Author : Marianne Richmond
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2010-11-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1402257937


If I Could Keep You Little Book Description :

IF I COULD KEEP YOU LITTLE exemplifies Marianne's real insights into the human spirit and her beautiful illustrations that will touch children and adults and that are sure to be cherished for generations to come. Taking the reader on a journey of memory and expectation, IF I COULD KEEP YOU LITTLE showcases the fleeting little moments that reveal how a child changes and grows. If I could keep you little, I'd decide on matching clothes. But then I'd miss you choosing dots on top and stripes below If I could keep you little I'd cut your bread in shapes. But then I'd miss you finding "Hey! I like ketchup with my grapes!"...

If You Can Keep It

If You Can Keep It


  • Author : Robin Koerner
  • Publisher : Stairway Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-02
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1941071473


If You Can Keep It Book Description :

In If You Can Keep It, Robin Koerner, founder and publisher of WatchingAmerica.com and the original Blue Republican, explains why 'We the People' have done such a poor job at keeping our Republic. He presents an utterly original account of American politics that cuts through the prevailing political paradigm of conservative vs. liberal to help us see not only why we've come so close to losing our nation's founding promise, but also how we can get it all back....