What would it have been like to stand in the crowd during history's most famous speeches? This narrative-nonfiction series gives readers the chance to imagine it first-hand. Exploring the historical context, polarizing reactions, and their lasting legacies, this series places readers right in the front row of the action. Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Media Literacy, and Civic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and hands-on activities encourage critical thinking. Books includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.