What Is the Constitution? What Was?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Today it's easy for us to take this blueprint of our government for granted. Signed on september 17, 1787--four years after the American War for Independence--the Constitution laid out the supreme law of the United States of America. We the people at who hq bring readers the full story--arguments and all--of how the US Constitution came into being.

What Is the Constitution? What Was? #ad - Here is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the hotly fought issues--those between Northern and Southern States; big states and little ones--and the key players such as James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and George Washington who suffered through countless revisions to make the Constitution happen.

But the framers--fifty-five men from almost all of the original 13 states--argued fiercely for many months over what ended up being only a four-page document.

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What Is the Declaration of Independence? What Was?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - He was drafting the declaration of independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation—The United States of America. Step back in time to the birth of america and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning.

Discover the true story of one of the most radical and uplifting documents in history and follow the action that fueled the Revolutionary War. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. Grosset Dunlap.

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What Was the Great Depression?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - By 1933, many banks had gone under. But this event was only the beginning of many bad years to come. People lost their jobs, their houses, or both and ended up in shantytowns called “Hoovervilles” named for the president at the time of the crash. Now it is represented clearly and with 80 illustrations in our What Was…? series.

. Grosset dunlap. On october 29, 1929, life in the United States took a turn for the worst. Grosset Dunlap. Though the U. S. Has seen other times of struggle, the Great Depression remains one of the hardest and most widespread tragedies in American history. The stock market – the system that controls money in America – plunged to a record low.

What Was the Great Depression? #ad - By the early 1930s, one out of three people was not working.

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What Was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Grosset dunlap. What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition. However, young readers will love this true-life adventure tale of the two-year journey that finally brought the explorers to the Pacific Ocean. Louis, 1804, missouri, on may 21, their mission was to explore the vast, unknown territory acquired a year earlier in the Louisiana Purchase.

Grosset Dunlap. The travelers hoped to find a waterway that crossed the western half of the United States. They didn't. When meriwether lewis, William Clark, and the "Corp of Discovery" left St.

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What Was the Holocaust?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Grosset dunlap. Gail herman traces the rise of hitler and the nazis, then to ghettos all over Eastern Europe, whose rabid anti-Semitism led first to humiliating anti-Jewish laws, and ultimately to the Final Solution. Grosset Dunlap. She presents just enough information for an elementary-school audience in a readable, well-researched book that covers one of the most horrible times in history.

This entry in the new york times best-selling series contains eighty carefully chosen illustrations and sixteen pages of black and white photographs suitable for young readers. A thoughtful and age-appropriate introduction to an unimaginable event—the Holocaust. The holocaust was a genocide on a scale never before seen, with as many as twelve million people killed in Nazi death camps—six million of them Jews.

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What Was the Boston Tea Party?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - What Was the Boston Tea Party? #ad - Grosset Dunlap. Grosset dunlap. No taxation without representation!" the boston tea party stands as an iconic event of the american revolution—outraged by the tax on tea, American colonists chose to destroy the tea by dumping it into the water! Learn all about the famed colonialists who fought against the British Monarchy, and read about this act of rebellion from our history! With black-and-white illustrations throughout and sixteen pages of photos, the Boston Tea party is brought to life! Grosset Dunlap.

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What Was the Gold Rush?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Grosset dunlap. Grosset Dunlap. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life! Grosset Dunlap. What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In 1848, 000 people from all over the world, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't.

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Who Were the Wright Brothers? Who Was?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Grosset Dunlap. Grosset dunlap. As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, motors, bicycles, they gained invaluable skills essential for their success by working with printing presses, and any sort of machinery they could get their hands on. As adults, the brothers worked together to invent, build, and fly the world’s first successful airplane.

Who Were the Wright Brothers? Who Was? #ad - This is the fascinating story of the two inventors and aviation pioneers who never lost sight of their dream: to fly, and to soar higher! Grosset Dunlap. Grosset Dunlap. What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Grosset Dunlap.

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Who Was Rosa Parks?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In 1955, rosa parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. Grosset Dunlap. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement. This biography has black-and-white illustrations throughout.

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Where Is the Bermuda Triangle?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Grosset Dunlap. What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Who doesn't love a great mystery? This book presents the eerie accidents and unexplained disappearances that have occurred in the region known as the Bermuda Triangle. Even before it was named, bermuda, the Bermuda Triangle--roughly bounded by Miami, and Puerto Rico--had gained a mythic reputation.

Where Is the Bermuda Triangle? #ad - But are these stories true? and if they are true, is there a more sensible reason that refutes the bad karma of the region? With so many mystifying events to learn about, readers will love disappearing into this story. Grosset Dunlap. Grosset Dunlap. Grosset Dunlap. The bermuda triangle became famous for making boats and ships vanish, and for snatching planes right out of the sky.

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What Was the Titanic?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Grosset Dunlap. Of the 2, 240 passengers and crew onboard, only 705 survived. Grosset Dunlap. Grosset dunlap. What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition. More than 100 years later, today's readers will be intrigued by the mystery that surrounds this ship that was originally labeled "unsinkable. Grosset Dunlap. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later.

At 2:20 a. M. Grosset Dunlap. Grosset Dunlap. On april 15, the largest passenger steamship of this time, 1912, the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic, met its catastrophic end after crashing into an iceberg. For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1, 500 lives.

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