From Our Editors
Although the Declaration of Independence is an important document from which Americans draw significant guidance, the ideas and principles behind it come from life in the late 18th century. If You Were There in 1776 shows that the concepts within the Declaration of Independence spring from living experiences on a New England farm, a So...
From the Publisher
Demonstrates how the concepts and principles expressed in the Declaration of Independence were drawn from the experiences of living in America in the late eighteenth century, with emphasis given to how children lived on a New England farm, a Southern plantation, and the frontier.
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Let Barbara Brenner take you on a lively tour that reveals the spirit of the times. She helps you imagine what you'd have been doing back in the exciting days of 1776.