From Thirteen Colonies to One Nation

This book explores the trials and triumphs of America's founding fathers as they struggled to govern a new nation while still fighting to gain independence from Great Britain, the world's greatest power at the time. From the first rumblings of rebellion against unfair taxes to the Declaration of Independence, from the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution, readers will gain an understanding of the challenges our country faced, and how the colonies joined together to form the nation we have today.

* Reviews *

Although some of the same information is touched upon in both titles, the amount of detail differs. The books each contain five chapters of straightforward, sequential text, a scattering of sidebars, and a time line. They are liberally illustrated with portraits, reproductions of paintings and portions of documents, and detailed maps. These titles have less coverage of African Americans and womens involvement in the war than Daniel Rosens Independence Now (National Geographic, 2004), but they include more events and people, giving them a slight edge for reports., School Library Journal January 2009
Product type: Library Bound Book
ISBN: 978-0-7660-3015-2
Author: John Micklos, Jr.
Copyright: 2008
Reading Level: Grades 3--5
Interest Level: Grades 3-5
Dewey: 973.3
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 7 1/2" x 9"
Full-Color Photographs, Illustrations