Explains how the Bill of Rights was written and ratified.
About the Author
Formerly an editor at the educational publisher Weekly Reader, Michael Burgan has been a freelance writer for 17 years. He has written more than 250 books for children and young adults, specializing in U.S. history, geography, and biographies of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Burgan has won several awards for his writing, and his plays for adult audiences have been staged across the United States. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in history. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his cat Callie.
Table of ContentsReady for a battle -- Creating a new government -- The fight to ratify -- Madison changes his mind -- Back to work -- Ratify-again -- After the Bill of Rights -- The Bill of Rights.