The Iroquois Confederacy served as model for the founding fathers who wrote the U.S. Constitution. The Iroquois today continue their proud tradition of representative democracy as they thrive in modern America.
About the Author
Danielle Smith-Llera’s former life as a teacher led her to write books for young people. She has taught literature, writing, history, and visual arts to students ranging from elementary school to college. Danielle studied English and Visual Arts at Harvard University and exhibits her artwork internationally. As the spouse of a diplomat, she and her family have lived in Washington D.C., New Delhi, India and Kingston, Jamaica.
Table of Contents
Giving Thanks 4
Chapter 1 Life Before European Contact 6
Chapter 2 Haudenosaunee Life Changes 12
Chapter 3 Haudenosaunee Life Today 16
Chapter 4 Connecting to the Past 20
Read More 31
Internet Sites 31
Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 32