Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Rendezvous With America Abstract
* "Rendezvous With America"
* "Rendezvous with America" summarizes the concept of America as a melting pot.
* The narrator mentions Daniel Boone and Jesse James, Louis Brandeis, La Guardia, Lin Yutang, Stokowski and Douglas as examples of the great diversity.
* The narrator also discusses how tragedies such as Pearl Harbor help the nation grow...
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