Primary Sources of American Political Documents: Understanding the Articles of Confederation, 1st Edition

  • James Wolfe
  • Kerry P. Callahan
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766068676
  • ISBN-13: 9780766068674
  • DDC: 342.7302
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Although replaced by the current US Constitution in 1788, the Articles of Confederation defined the US government and established policies that are still in place today. Featuring a unique combination of context and primary source text, this book provides a thorough understanding of this essential document.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: America’s First Constitution.
2: The Steps Toward Revolution.
3: Challenges in Refining the Articles of Confederation.
4: Setting Up the New Nation.
5: An Imperfect Document.
Appendix: The Articles of Confederation.
Further Reading.
Web Sites.
Chapter Notes.