If You Were There in 1776

Hardcover | May 1, 1994

byBarbara Brenner

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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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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...

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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.

Barbara Brenner was born on June 26, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York. Brenner attended Seton Hall College and Rutgers University from 1942-46, whilst also working as a copy editor at Prudential Insurance Co. from 1942 - 46. Her freelance work as an artist¿s agent prepared her for a literary life, as after the birth of her two children she ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 7.5 × 0.7 inPublished:May 1, 1994Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0027123227

ISBN - 13:9780027123227

Appropriate for ages: 8

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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 Southern plantation and on the frontier.