American History: The Story of the Constitution: Creating the U.S. Government, 1st Edition

  • Leslie Beckett
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560432
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560437
  • DDC: 342.7302
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Many misconceptions about the U.S. Constitution are spread through the contemporary media, leading to confusion about the way our government functions. Learning about this important document gives readers the tools they need to verify the truthfulness of news items and decide what stance they hold on proposed changes to our nations laws. In-depth sidebars and quotes from primary sources provide further insight into the creation of the Constitution and its modern-day consequences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
Introduction: An Experiment in Democracy.
1: Creating an American Identity.
2: Opposing Tyranny.
3: Fighting for Liberty.
4: Governing the New Nation.
5: The Constitutional Convention.
6: Debating the Document.
Epilogue: Challenges and Changes.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.