The Bill of Rights

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Which freedoms do Americans hold most dear? The Bill of Rights is a list of important freedoms shared by everyone in the United States. Join President James Madison to find out how the Bill of Rights came to be. Also, discover what it means to people today.
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Overview

Which freedoms do Americans hold most dear? The Bill of Rights is a list of important freedoms shared by everyone in the United States. Join President James Madison to find out how the Bill of Rights came to be. Also, discover what it means to people today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781404822139
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2007
  • Series: American Symbols Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: IG720L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

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Norman Pearl has written 10 children’s books. He writes on both science and social studies topics and can’t decide which he likes better.

Norman lives in tropical Miami, Florida, with his wife and son. They have a small, white, fluffy dog named Max. Max thinks he is human, so the four of them go just about everywhere together.
Norman usually writes his books under a palm tree while sipping lemonade. When he needs a break, he jumps in the pool for a swim. Usually, the rest of the family follows him in.

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Table of Contents


What Is the Bill of Rights?     5
A Young Nation     7
A New Constitution     8
Writing the Bill of Rights     10
Ten Important Amendments     12
First Amendment     13
Second Amendment     14
Third and Fourth Amendments     15
Fifth to Tenth Amendments     16
Freedom with Limits     18
Seeing the Bill of Rights     20
Later Amendments     22
Bill of Rights Facts     23
Glossary     23
To Learn More     24
Index     24
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