Patriotism means the love for or devotion to one's country. When we hear the word patriot, naturally the first people we think of are our founding fathers. But they aren't the only patriots you know! There are many patriotic heroes' from the past and the present. From Daddy Smith, a slave who single handedly defended a key position at Ft. Henry in 1777, to Wrinkles the WWII canine messenger, who carried out his duties even after suffering shrapnel wounds, to General Colin Powell, the first African American U.S. Secretary of State! Other biographies included: Famous Presidents; Legendary Generals; Patriots from all 50 United States of America; Signers of the Declaration of Independence; Signers of the U.S. Constitution.