E Pluribus ONE: Reclaiming Our Founders' Vision for a United America

E Pluribus ONE: Reclaiming Our Founders' Vision for a United America

by Sophia A. Nelson


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ISBN-13: 9781455569397
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 01/17/2017
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 894,974
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

SOPHIA A. NELSON, Esq., is an award-winning author and journalist. She covered the White House from 2010 to 2012 as a reporter during the first term of the historic Obama administration. She is a noted national political pundit, writer, and political insider, who in the past served as a Congressional Committee Counsel in the House of Representatives. She embodies the notion of "Oneness" in everything she does.

Table of Contents

15 Fundamental Codes of Our Founding Fathers 2

Prologue: E Pluribus Unum 5

Section I The Citizens' Codes

1 Be Informed, Engaged, and Self-Governing 33

Paul Revere 40

Elizabeth Cady Stanton 42

2 Be Virtuous and Moral 49

Benjamin Franklin 56

Harriet Beecher Stowe 60

3 Be An Individual-Nonconformity 67

Jackie Robinson 76

Amelia Earhart 79

4 Be Vigilant: Keep Watch on the Government, Establish a Free Press, and Open Courts of Redress 85

Bob Wood-Ward and Carl Bernstein 91

Thurgood marshall 96

5 Be Free in Enterprise and Commerce 103

Cornelius Vanderbilt 106

John D. Rockefeller 106

Andrew Carnegie 106

J.P. Morgan 106

Richard W. Sears (Sears, Roebuck) 112

Madam C.J. Walker 115

6 Be Courageous and Willing to Fight for Established Rights 123

Tecumseh 130

Alice Paul 132

Rosa Parks 133

Martin Luther King, Jr. 136

7 Keep the Family Unit and American Culture Strong 143

Richard and Mildred Loving 150

Cesar Chavez 153

Alex Haley 155

8 Be Engaged in the Free Exercise of Religion 159

Muhammad Ah 169

Sojourner Truth 171

9 The Right to Keep and Bear Arms: Reflections on the Second Amendment 177

Section II The leadership Codes

1 Public Service (Noblesse Oblige) 197

President John F. Kennedy 206

First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy 208

2 Accountability: Submission to the Will of the People 215

Governor Samuel Adams 223

Representative Shirley Chisholm 225

3 Foreign Diplomacy and Statesmanship 229

General George C. Marshall 235

Ambassador Shirley Temple Black 237

4 Equal Protection and Enforcement of the Laws 243

Thaddeus Stevens and the Radical Republican Congress of the 1860s 250

Chief Justice Earl Warren and the U.S. Supreme Court, 1953-1969 252

5 Provide For The Common Defense: Keep the Nation Strong 257

Governor Patrick Henry 264

President Theodore Roosevelt 265

President Harry S. Truman 268

President Ronald Wilson Reagan 269

6 Moral and Virtuous Leadership 275

President Abraham Lincoln 283

Eleanor Roosevelt 287

Senator Margaret Chase Smith 290

Representative Jack F. Kemp 292

7 Visionary and Expansive Leadership 297

President Thomas Jefferson 300

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt 304

President Lyndon B. Johnson 305

Epilogue: The Culmination of the Founders' Vision 311

President Barack H. Obama 314

Acknowledgments 317

Endnotes 322

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IdaWriter67 More than 1 year ago
I had a chance to buy this book on January 16th at Tyson's Corner B&N. Ms. Nelson was there for a special MLK , Jr. Event. She was powerful. Inspirational. But most of all INFORMATIONAL. Get this book. It is a book every American should have in their library at work and at home.