Land of Hope and Old Glory

Have you ever wondered how a British national would feel about celebrating the 4th of July in the United States? This very entertaining article by an unnamed reporter from The Times of London will give you an idea. I transcribed it for the blog in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: land-of-hope-and-old-glory.pdf 

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The Bell

In his book Journey into America, the renowned American botanist, naturalist, and author Donald Culross Peattie exposes his interpretation of the United States of America. The book is written under the device of being an introduction of Mr. Peattie’s country to a German friend named Baldor. At the same time, he attempts to express his…

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The First Inauguration

This essay by American historian Malcolm Rogers Eiselen describes the events surrounding the inauguration of George Washington. Here it is transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: the-first-inauguration.pdf

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Blue River in the Sea

What do you know about the Gulf Stream? This article by American economist A. H. Z. Carr and transcribed in Centennial Gregg by me describes this phenomenon and its importance. Attachment: blue-river-in-the-sea.pdf 

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Sentinels of the Wilds

American poet and educator Archibald Rutledge describes the habits of some wild pack animals in this essay, here transcribed in Anniversary Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: sentinels-of-the-wilds.pdf

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Hoofs on the Prairie

In this selection from his book Hear Me, My Chiefs!, American journalist, naturalist, and novelist Herbert Ravenel Sass describes the history of the mustangs, the free-roaming horse of the Western United States. I transcribed it in Simplified Gregg for the blog. Attachment: hoofs-on-the-prairie.pdf

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Man Overboard

This entertaining story was based on a real event that happened to the Captain of this ship. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: man-overboard.pdf

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