Unite or die: how thirteen states became a nation

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Publisher:
Charlesbridge,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
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Learn the history of the young United States and how the original thirteen colonies wrote the Constitution in this humorous introduction to American history told through a classroom play. Readers will follow the children of Forest Lake Elementary School as they trod the boards in a dramatic reenactment of the writing of the United States Constitution. After the Revolution, the United States was anything but united. The states acted like thirteen separate countries, with their own governments, laws, and currencies. It took bravery, smarts, and a lot of compromises to create a workable system of government under the new constitution.  Full of facts about our fledgling democracy, the call for a national government, and the Constitutional Convention, this book presents American history with personality, good humor, and energy.
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9781580891899
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LG
Level 5.3, 0.5 Points
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subject_facet United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Juvenile literature, United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Unite or die : how thirteen states became a nation
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