A few coins jingle in a pocket. Paper bills pass through many hands each day. Do we stop to think about the words printed on our money? Who is responsible for telling the world that we trust in God? In this wonderful book, John Hudson Tiner reveals the events that led to the phrase "In God We Trust" finding a place on American coins and currency. The practice isn't as old as you think! The world's beacon of freedom knows where ultimate freedom comes from, and this great story will inspire it's citizens
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 48 Vendor: New Leaf Publishing Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 7.0 X 4.25 (inches) ISBN: 0890513929 ISBN-13: 9780890513927 Availability: In Stock
God and country are saluted in this unique series Teaches historical fact in a Christian light The US Postal Service is now designing posters with the In God We Trust motto to be displayed in over 38,000 post offices across the country This inspiring and informative series is written for those who have cherished our nation's heritage for many years, as well as our children who are just beginning to appreciate what our country stands for. These books give the factual background behind some of the great icons of American patriotism and history. "In God We Trust" appeared on coins in America during the Civil War, but it was almost a century later before it was adopted by Congress as our national motto. "The Story of..." series is a perfect way to instill patriotic values into the oncoming generation. Following a legal battle to have the words "under God" removed from the Pledge of Allegiance, President George Bush has now signed a bill to insure that these patriotic expressions and a recognition of the religious foundation of this country remain a legacy.