Exposed! Myths About Early American History: The Declaration of Independence Wasn't Signed on July 4th: Exposing Myths About Independence Day, 1st Edition

  • Katie Kawa
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482457237
  • ISBN-13: 9781482457230
  • DDC: 973.313
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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There are many events and ideas to commemorate on the Fourth of July, such as our freedom and the signing of the Declaration of Independence . . . right? Not exactly! Many people are surprised to learn that the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 2, 1776, not July 4. Readers will feel like true historians as they learn the facts behind the sights, sounds, and meaning of the American holiday of Fourth of July. The fun design of this patriotic book includes colorful, carefully selected images and eye-catching, informative fact boxes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: America's Birthday.
2: The Second of July?.
3: Sign It!.
4: Time to Celebrate!.
5: Making Something Out of “Nothing”.
6: Let Freedom Ring!.
7: A National Holiday.
8: “Jefferson Survives”.
9: Now You Know!.
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