Let's Find Out! Primary Sources: The Declaration of Independence, 1st Edition

  • Katherine Manger
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  • ISBN-10: 1508103321
  • ISBN-13: 9781508103325
  • DDC: 973.3
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released February 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This straightforward book introduces young readers to the fundamentals of the Declaration of Independence. The book makes use of primary sources, such as direct quotes and images of original documents, places, and other artifacts from the time period, to make the history come to life. Readers learn about what a primary source is, the events leading up to the writing of the document, and how the Declaration of Independence has led to the founding of the nation we know today. Difficult concepts are explained within the text and sidebars present vocabulary words and interesting facts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Primary Sources.
2: What Is the Declaration of Independence?.
3: The Continental Congress.
4: Declaring Independence.
5: Other Sources.
6: The Writers of the Document.
7: Drafting the Document.
8: Signing the Declaration of Independence.
9: “Certain Unalienable Rights”.
10: “Tyranny Over These States”.
11: “To Throw Off Such Government”.
12: “Free and Independent States”.
13: July 4, 1776.
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