"America's People"
Words by Eric Worden
Music by Michael Goldberg
Copyright Lennon and McCartney)

How does it feel to be one of America's People?
How does it feel to be one of America's People?
The joy of living free
We're making history
Tell me who you'd like to be.

The Native Americans, they helped us through
Like Sacajawea and Squanto, too.
Chief Powhatan and his princess daughter--
Pocahontas was as brave as her father.

The midnight ride of Paul Revere
Sent a warning to the people that the British were near.
From the steeple of the Old North Church did he Hang a lantern, one by land, two if by sea.

In seventeen-hundred and seventy-six
We needed a flag and we needed it quick.
Betsy Ross took her needle and thread, it's true
And sewed the first in red, white and blue.

United
You feel it!-
In each and ev-ry thing that-you-do.
United
We're working
To build a strong to-mor-row.
How does it feel to be one of America's People?
How does it feel to be one of America's People?
The joy of living free
We're making history
Tell me who you'd like to meet.

George Washington-a man of belief
Continental Army-Commander in Chief.
Our first President, we honor him still
You can see him on a quarter and a dollar bill.

Thomas Jefferson, architect-built Monticello
Diplomat, scientist, could probably play the cello.
Inventor, collector, third leader of our nation
The author of our country's Independent Declaration.

Harriet Tubman was once a child slave
By underground rail 300 she saved.
Just like Moses her destiny
Was delivering her people so they could be free.

And let's not forget a man named "Honest Abe."
Abraham Lincoln fought to free the slaves.
He sought civil union and achieved emancipation
With an "of the people-for the people-by the people" proclamation.

United
You feel it!-
In each and ev-ry thing that-you-do.
United We're working To build a strong to-mor-row.
How does it feel to be one of America's People?
How does it feel to be one of America's People?
The joy of living free
We're making history
Open your voice and say
The future's ours today.

Suffragette Suffragette, women hadn't voted yet.
Abolitionist? You bet! A teacher we will not forget.
Women's rights and slavery, temperance was the way, you see
She led the way for girls like me, Susan B. Anthony.

Our nation needed harmony between the blacks and whites.
Martin Luther King took up the fight for human rights.
From Montgomery to Washington, he spoke with self-esteem
MLK was FREE AT LAST when he said, " I HAVE A DREAM."

United
You feel it!-
In each and ev-ry thing that-you-do.
United We're working
To build a strong to-morrow.
How does it feel to be one of America's People?
How does it feel to be one of America's People?
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