The U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and a New Nation

The U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and a New Nation

by Steven Otfinoski
     
 

On October 19, 1781, British forces laid down their arms in Yorktown, Virginia. Despite the British surrender, the American struggle to form a new nation was far from finished. War debt, rebellions, slavery, and a weak central government warned of dire times ahead. Read more about what happened when the fighting ended and the real work began.

Overview

On October 19, 1781, British forces laid down their arms in Yorktown, Virginia. Despite the British surrender, the American struggle to form a new nation was far from finished. War debt, rebellions, slavery, and a weak central government warned of dire times ahead. Read more about what happened when the fighting ended and the real work began.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429685894
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Series:
The Story of the American Revolution Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,389,820
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
760L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Steven Otfinoski has written more than 150 books for young readers. Three of his nonfiction books have been chosen Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. Steve is also a playwright and has his own theater company that brings one-person plays about American history to schools. Steve lives in Connecticut with his wife, who is a teacher. They have two children, two dogs, and a cat. When he's not writing he enjoys swimming, tennis, reading, and singing in his church choir.

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