American History in Verse by Burton Stevenson tells again the story of America, in terms of poetry, to highlight the principles upon which the Republic was founded and the ideals that have grown up about it. No nation exists today of which its people have a better right to be proud than these United States of America. This book is an effort to show why this is so. These poems recapture the joys and struggles that have shaped our nation from its birth to its expansion and growth. American History in Verse is a valuable collection of poems about America by Americans.