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A primary source investigation of the Continental Congress

Author: Xina M Uhl; Betty Burnett
Publisher: New York : Rosen Central, [2019]
Series: Uncovering american history
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This collection of primary source documents covers the period beginning in the late eighteenth century, when England began to pass taxes and restrictions without allowing Americans a say in the matter. A rallying cry for independence called colonial lawmakers such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson to draft a more fair and free government. This guide explains the challenges faced by the Founders of the United States  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
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Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Xina M Uhl; Betty Burnett
ISBN: 9781508184133 1508184135
OCLC Number: 1083205628
Target Audience: Grades 5-8.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Ch. 1. Trouble brews in the colonies --
ch. 2. A Continental Congress is convened --
ch. 3. The Congress meets again --
ch. 4. The Declaration of Independence --
ch. 5. War breaks out --
ch. 6. The task of government.
Series Title: Uncovering american history
Other Titles: Continental Congress.
Responsibility: Xina M. Uhl and Betty Burnett, Ph.D.

Abstract:

This collection of primary source documents covers the period beginning in the late eighteenth century, when England began to pass taxes and restrictions without allowing Americans a say in the matter. A rallying cry for independence called colonial lawmakers such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson to draft a more fair and free government. This guide explains the challenges faced by the Founders of the United States to create a prosperous democracy never previously attempted.

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