Uncle Sam: the man and the legend.

  • 143 Pages
  • 2.50 MB
  • English
Hill and Wang , New York
Wilson, Samuel, 1766-1854., Uncle Sam (Symbolic chara
LC ClassificationsE179 .K35
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5774628M
LC Control Number59012601

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Uncle Sam: the man and the legend. New York, Hill and Wang [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Samuel Wilson; Samuel Wilson: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alton Ketchum.

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Open Library. textsUncle Sam The Man And Legend. Uncle Sam The Man And Legend. Alton Ketchum. Publication date. Publisher. N.Y.: Hill And Wang Inc.; No Edition Stated edition. book Uncle Sam: The Man and the Legend, by A Ketchum, revd; illus. The book Our Uncle Sam may not have been hard cover or published by a known publisher, but it was well written and it resonated with insight and information that fans of Sam Cooke fans can embrace with renewed admiration and appreciation for the "Man" and his s: Uncle Sam (initials U.S.) is a common national personification of the U.S.

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Since the early 19th century, Uncle Sam has been a popular symbol of the US government in American culture and a manifestation of. Samuel “Uncle Sam” Wilson was a meat packer in New York who supplied the U.S. Army with barrels of beef during the War of The “U.S.” stamps that branded each barrel quickly came to represent both the “United States” and “Uncle Sam,” and the nickname stuck.

Uncle Sam first appeared in National Comics #1 (July, ), which was published by Quality Comics during the Golden Age of Comic Books. He was depicted as a mystical being who was originally the spirit of a slain patriotic soldier from the American Revolutionary War, and who now appears in the world whenever his country needs him.

The character was used for a few years from to Uncle Sam Advertisement featuring Uncle Sam. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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The origin of the term Uncle Sam, though disputed, is usually associated with a businessman from Troy, New York, Samuel Wilson, known affectionately as “Uncle Sam” barrels of beef that he supplied the army during the War of were stamped “U.S.” to indicate government property.

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It spans years – to – of shifts in American life, using data collected by the decennial date to track changes and trends. "Uncle Sam” is a personification of the United States, formed from the letters “U.

S.” The name became popular in the War of ; England was personified then as “John Bull.” Uncle Sam replaced “Brother Jonathan,” another personification of Americans.

When white-haired Uncle Sam leans forwards, fixes a penetrating gaze upon you and points, there's nowhere to hide. He's a man with authority. Dressed in red, white and blue, he's got the full weight and power of the United States of America behind him.

And he wants YOU!Author: Stell Simonton. Annika Peacock has asked, Where does the phrase "The man, the myth, the legend" come from. From what I have been reading, this is one of those odd ball, onerous phrases that no one can seem to agree on, or take responsibility for its creation.

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