The Confederate States of America

The Confederate States of America

by Peter Benoit

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531266236
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: A True Book
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

1 Seeds of Secession

What led to tensions between the states? 7

2 The Birth of the Confederate States of America

How did the Confederacy get started? 16

Slavery in the south

What was life like for the slaves who worked on southern plantations? 24

3 The Confederate Government

How was the Confederate government organized? 27

4 The End of an Era

Why did the Confederacy eventually fail? 35

True statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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