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We the People

The Story of Our Constitution

We the People( )
Author: Cheney, Lynne
Illustrator: Harlin, Greg
ISBN:978-1-4424-4422-5
Publication Date:Jan 2012
Publisher:Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Imprint:Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

Now in paperback, Lynne Cheney'sNew York Times bestselling illustrated history of how the Constitution came to be. "I am mortified beyond expression when I view the clouds which have spread over the brightest morn that ever dawned upon any country." --George Washington America had won the Revolution, but our troubles were far from over. The thirteen states were squabbling, the country could not pay its bills, and in Massachusetts farmers had...
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Book Details
Pages:40
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Science / Politics & Government
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.188 x 10.25 x 0.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.425 Pounds
Author Biography
Cheney, Lynne (Author)
Lynne Cheney was born on August 14, 1941 in Casper, Wyoming. She received a B.A. with honors from Colorado College, a M.A. in English from the University of Colorado, and a Ph.D. in 19th century British literature from the University of Wisconsin. She was the editor of Washingtonian Magazine from 1983 to 1986. As chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 1986 to 1993, she wrote and spoke about the importance of knowing American history and she worked to provide opportunities for teachers to gain the knowledge that leads to inspired instruction. She has written several books including We the People: The Story of Our Constitution and James Madison: A Life Reconsidered.

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