The Story of American Freedom Author:Edna McGuire A little bit of the preface of this book. — Freedom! Justice! Opportunity! Democracy! These are important words. They stand for noble ideas. Americans have fought and died to make these ideas live. Today you must understand the ideas, for tomorrow you may need to defend them. — America was made by men and women who dared to try new ways of ... more »life. America still has need of citizens with daring and courage.