If you father loves history (and many do), then he will appreciate a gift that reminds him of his passion and the events that have shaped our world. From books and ties to games and DVD's, this list has something to please every history-loving dad.
One of my favorite books chronicling early American history has been made into a miniseries masterpiece. John Adams shares the story of our second President and a man about whom too little has been written. And not only do you see history unfolding from Adams’ point of view in this DVD miniseries, you also see the development of other American patriots like Washington, Jefferson and Hamilton. An absolutely engrossing story that will give your dad many hours of viewing pleasure.
These neckties include the signatures of those signing the Declaration of Independence (blue) and the Constitution (red). Very attractive ties with real historical significance. Your dad’s friends will admire and comment on his tie.
The Constitution: The Essential User’s Guide takes readers on a journey from the founding fathers to the tea party, and even addresses how the framers would react to today’s world of TV, DNA, Medicare and Lady Gaga! It was created to help bring the Constitution to life, showing how it was written in a spirit of change, revolution and turbulence, and explaining why it continues to be such a controversial document today.
Give the gift that gives all year long. American History magazine offers articles and insights into American history that will delight your dad during the year. Learn about the forces and the figures that shaped the history of the United States with both scholarly and popular subjects.
I have really enjoyed reading this one. Author Michael Waldman has compiled the most important Presidential speeches in American history into one volume. Washington's inaugurals, the Gettysburg address, FDR's fireside chat, Kennedy’s Cuban Missile Crisis Speech and Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall" speech are all included. The book also includes an audio CD with dramatized and original audio of these classic Presidential speeches.