George Washington, 1747-1803: The Story of Our Nation from Coast to Coast

George Washington, 1747-1803: The Story of Our Nation from Coast to Coast

by Sally Senzell Isaacs


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America is on the brink of independence. Building a new nation is far from easy. Meet Americans such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin who create a government in which "all men are created equal." Also learn about the groups, such as Native Americans, African Americans, and women, who do not play a part in this "equality."

This book describes in detail the everyday lives of the leaders, soldiers, farmers, workers, and pioneers who helped the new country grow. Each book in the series uses reconstruction illustrations and photographs along with clear text to bring the story of our nation to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575727431
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 11/28/1998
Series: America in the Time of... Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.76(w) x 11.36(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

About this Book4
The United States of America--Map4
Young George Washington 1732 to 17546
The French and Indian War 1754 to 17638
Taxes 1764 to 176510
Sons and Daughters of Liberty 1765 to 177012
The Boston Massacre 177014
Boston Tea Party 1773 to 177416
First Continental Congress 177418
A Shot Heard Round the World 177520
Independence 1775 to 177622
The Revolutionary Soldier 1776 to 178124
The Road to Victory 1778 to 178126
Creating a New Government 1781 to 178728
The Nation's First President 1789 to 179630
Working in the North 1796 to 179932
Working in the South 1796 to 179934
Pioneers Moving Westward 1769 to 179936
The Spanish in America 1787 to 179938
American Citizens 1789 to 180340
Historical Map of America42
Famous People of the Time44
Important Dates and Events44
Historical Fiction to Read47
Historic Sites to Visit47

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