What are unalienable rights? Who are the 13 original colonies? What makes the Declaration of Independence so important? Find out in simple language what this historical document rally means to you and America.
About the Author
Amie Jane Leavitt is an accomplished author and photographer who loves to travel the globe in search of interesting story ideas and beautiful places to capture in photos. Amie has written nearly 50 books for children. She graduated from Brigham Young University as an education major and has since taught all subjects and grade levels in both private and public schools. She also has contributed to online and print media, and has worked as a consultant, writer, and editor for numerous educational publishing and assessment companies.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Declaration of Independence: A History Day in Philadelphia 4
Chapter 2 The Declaration of Independence: A Document that Changed the World 6
Chapter 3 The Declaration of Independence: Why Independence? 22
Time Line 26
Why Do I Care? 28
Translation Guide 29
Internet Sites 31
Read More 31