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Freedman, Russell
Give me liberty! : the story of the Declaration of Independence / Russell Freedman
1st ed
New York : Holiday House, c2000
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j973.3 FRE    AVAILABLE
Subject United States. Declaration of Independence -- Juvenile literature
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 90 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-85) and index
Summary Describes the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence as well as the personalities and politics behind its framing. Beginning with the Boston Tea Party, this stirring account introduces characters including Patrick Henry & Paul Revere, events such as the battles at Lexington & Concord, & ends with the Continental Congress & the drawing up of the Declaration of Independence. The events leading up to it plus the personalities and politics behind its framing
Contents The night the Revolution began : The Boston Tea Party, December 16, 1773 -- A new world -- "If this be treason" -- Intolerable acts -- The shot heard 'round the world : April 19, 1775 -- "The whites of their eyes" : June 17, 1775 -- Common sense -- Declaring independence : July 4, 1776 -- Your rights and mine -- The Declaration of Independence -- Visiting the Declaration of Independence -- Chronology of events
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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