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The founders : the 39 stories behind the U.S. Constitution

Author: Dennis B Fradin; Michael McCurdy
Publisher: New York : Walker : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A companion volume to "The Signers" looks at how the delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies met in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787, to create, debate, and eventually sign the United States Constitution.
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Genre/Form: Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis B Fradin; Michael McCurdy
ISBN: 0802789722 9780802789723 0802789730 9780802789730
OCLC Number: 57422784
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2006
Description: xiii, 162 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: I. Delaware. John Dickinson --
George Read --
Gunning Redford, Jr. --
Jacob Broom --
Richard Bassett --
II. Pennsylvania. Benjamin Franklin --
James Wilson --
Gouverneur Morris --
Robert Morris --
George Clymer --
Thomas Miffin --
Jared Ingersoll --
Thomas Fitzsimons --
III. New Jersey. William Livingston --
William Paterson --
David Brearley --
Jonathan Dayton --
IV. Georgia. Abraham Baldwin --
William Few --
V. Connecticut. Roger Sherman --
William Samuel Johnson --
VI. Massachusetts. Nathaniel Gorham --
Rufus King --
VII. Maryland. James McHenry --
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer --
Daniel Carroll --
VIII. South Carolina. John Rutledge --
Pierce Butler --
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney --
Charles Pinckney --
IX. New Hampshire. John Langdon --
Nicholas Gilman --
X. Virginia. James Madison --
George Washington --
John Blair --
XI. New York. Alexander Hamilton --
XII. North Carolina. Hugh Williamson --
Richard Dobbs Spaight --
William Blount --
XIII. Rhode Island.
Responsibility: Dennis Brindell Fradin ; illustrations by Michael McCurdy.
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A companion volume to "The Signers" looks at how the delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies met in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787, to create, debate, and eventually sign the United States Constitution.

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