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Give Me Liberty!: The Story of the Declaration of Independence

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When the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution, they knew it wasn't perfect: Their government might be too powerful to respect the rights of its citizens. At the first meeting of Congress in 1789, the congressmen voted on a set of ten amendments, aimed to preserve and protect the rights and liberties of all citizens. These ten amendments comprise the Bill of Rights. With its focus on examples of ordinary citizens who have had the courage to challenge their government and raise their voices at injustice, Russell Freedman's compelling text is essential reading for every American.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-85) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823414482
Author:
Freedman, Russell
Author:
Freedman, Russell
Publisher:
Holiday House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 20
Publication Date:
20001031
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.32x8.40x.50 in. 1.20 lbs.
Age Level:
10-UP

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