What Is the Constitution?by Patricia Brennan Demuth illustrated by Tim Foley
- Grades: 3 - 5
- Ages: 8 - 11
- Series: What Was…?
- Format: Paperback Book
Fifty-five men from the original 13 states argued fiercely for months over this four-page document that became the basis for American law. Big issues and little-known facts!
Fact-Filled Nonfiction Series, Eye-Catching Illustrations, Behind-the-Scenes History, Engaging Easy-to-Read Format
Topics and Themes:
US History, Politics, Branches of Government, Founders and Framers, Northern and Southern States, Wisdom and Foresight, Law
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Here is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the hotly fought issues and the key players such as James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and George Washington who suffered through countless revisions to make the Constitution happen.