After the Declaration of Independence was signed.what would happen? Would they become 13 individual countries? Should there be a strong central government? Who would regulate money? These were the questions being tossed around when it was decided that a Continental Congress should be held, and that created the need for our Constitution. Discover how our modern government came to be with exquisitely read-able and entertaining text by Jean Fritz and illustrations by the well-beloved Tomie dePaola. 64 pages, softcover with the text of the Constitution included.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 64 Vendor: Putnam Juvenile Dimensions: 9.02 X 7.02 X 0.25 (inches)
ISBN: 0698116240 ISBN-13: 9780698116245 Availability: In Stock Ages: 7-11
This factual gem that's written with Jean Fritz's humorous touch chronicles the hot summer of 1787 where fifty-five delegates from thirteen states huddled together in the strictest secrecy in Philadelphia to draw up the constitution of the United States!